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Explore the top-rated Costa Rica small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Puerto Caldera, San Jose, Quepos, Curu Reserve, and Golfito, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Costa Rica small ship cruises start at $1,560 for a trip of 6 to 99 days in 2023. Tell us about your dream Costa Rica small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Playa Manuel Antonio
$2,590
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Crossing the Panama Canal: Costa Rica to Panama

Puerto Caldera - Colon - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Panorama
  • Explore the stunning Manuel Antonio
  • Tour Casa Orquidea's flowers
  • Discover the forest and animal life
  • Cross to the Panama Canal
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Caldera / Colon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Macaw in the jungle
$5,845
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Unveiled Wonders: Panama and Costa Rica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Cruise among the Gulf of Panama
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Explore the Curú National Refuge
  • Hike in a birder´s paradise
  • Enjoy San José or Panamá City
  • Search for untamed wildlife
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Surf the waves of Costa Rica's pristine beaches
$4,079
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San Diego to San Jose (Puerto Caldera)

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore San Diego
  • Visit the cliffs of Cabo San Lucas
  • Discover Isla Espíritu
  • Enjoy Sea of Cortez
Starts / Ends:
San Diego / San Jose
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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Panama City's Bridge of the Americas
$2,590
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Crossing the Panama Canal: Panama to Costa Rica

Colon - Puerto Caldera - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Panorama
  • Visit the famous Panama Canal
  • Swim & snorkel at the Pearl Islands
  • Discover beautiful Casa Orquideas
  • Explore Isla Coiba & Manuel Antonio
Starts / Ends:
Colon / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Explore beautiful Costa Rica
$1,560
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Costa Rica & Panama

Punta Arenas - Punta Arenas - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Enjoy Isla Tortugas
  • Discover diverse tropical ecosystem
  • Explore Coiba National Park
  • Visit Golfo de Chiriquí
Starts / Ends:
Puntarenas / Puntarenas
Activities:
Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Explore beautiful Costa Rica
$6,240
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Wild Guanacaste & Monteverde: Costa Rica’s Mangroves, Mists & Mountains

9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Spot incredible bird life
  • Explore Guanacaste
  • Visit a wildlife refuge
  • See active volcanoes
Starts / Ends:
San Jose / San Jose
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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Spot stunning wildlife in the tree canopy
$4,190
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Wild Costa Rica Escape

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Navigate Costa Rica’s Guanacaste
  • Discover diverse tropical ecosystem
  • Enjoy Isla Tortuga’s beaches
  • Explore volcanic landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Caldera / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Explore Panama
$5,010
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Between the Caribbean and the Maya

Cozumel - Colón - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Visit Mayan sites in Belize
  • Swim and snorkel in the Caribbean
  • Meet the Kuna people of Panama
  • Relax on beaches and explore ruins
Starts / Ends:
Cozumel / Colon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Enjoy a stroll along the docks at sunset
$9,500
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Latin America Sojourn; Costa Rica, Panama, Cartagena

Cartagena- Costa Rica - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Visit Coiba National Park
  • Explore that flora and fauna
  • Enjoy Tropical rainforest hikes
  • Discover amazing wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Cartagena / San Jose
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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Keel-billed Toucan
$6,030
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Panama and Costa Rica by Sea: The Natural Wonders of Central America – with Smithsonian Journeys

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Cross the Panama Canal
  • Punta Culebra Nature Center at STRI
  • Snorkel on beautiful Holandes Cayes
  • See Darién National Park rainforest
Starts / Ends:
Colon / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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$5,299
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San Diego to San José (Puntarenas)

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore San Diego
  • Visit the cliffs of Cabo San Lucas
  • Discover Isla Espíritu
  • Enjoy Sea of Cortez
Starts / Ends:
San Diego / San Jose
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$192,598
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142-Day Extraordinary Discoveries

100 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Sojourn
  • See Fiji's islands
  • Swim and snorkel in Vanuatu
  • Enjoy Sydney's landmarks
  • Know batik fabric decoration
Starts / Ends:
Miami / Barcelona
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise Details
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