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— Bruce Smith, founder and owner, Seascape Kayak Tours Inc.

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Discovering Osa – Golfo DulceDecember 13th, 2013

PADDLE-10Exploratory trips bring life back to its simplest level. A chart becomes a rudimentary guide for choosing paths across an area of water, and soon that leads to a remarkable freedom to embark in new directions.




Our experience in Golfo Dulce, one of the planets deepest and most pristine tropical fjords, has been nothing short of incredible. Amongst verdant forest-covered mountains toppling into the calm clear gulf waters we made many superb discoveries in our quest to create a new Seascape paddling itinerary in the Osa Peninsula.



PADDLE-4The wildlife encounters in this pristine environment have included countless toucans, scarlet macaws, monkeys, dolphins, sea turtles, kinkajous, crocodiles, and many others. Complementing these experiences have been our warm hosts at Saladero Lodge, who opened their home to us and shared many laughs and stories. Connections with coastal inhabitants (fishermen, biologists and conservationists) have also freely shared local knowledge, which will help immeasurably in bringing this unique adventure to life.



As we leave Golfo Dulce behind to explore the northern heel of the Osa Peninsula – Drake Bay – we are confident that this first half of our two-part Osa discovery itinerary is sure to wow paddlers looking to discover the wonders and diversity of the Osa Peninsula in late March/early April 2014.



Tom and I are very excited to be creating an itinerary that will provide our guests with a sense of place and the experience of a lifetime…

The open swell and surf of Bahia Drake beckons…


Costa Rica Season Opener 2014November 22nd, 2013

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity here at Seascape transitioning between Canada and Costa Rica, but we are wrapping up all loose ends and ready for paddlers here in Costa Rica.

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The 2013/2014 season kicks off with a multi-day group over the US Thanksgiving holiday immediately followed by our exploratory trip to the Osa Peninsula in early December. Stay posted for lots of images, videos, and text from our trip to the Osa Peninsula!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends celebrating next week…

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Update: Exploratory Trip – Osa Peninsula, Costa RicaOctober 25th, 2013

* * * OSA PENINSULA* * *

We engaged on an exploratory paddle to the Osa Peninsula on the southern Pacific coast with the intent on offering a trip to this special place. Since then we have offered this trip several times and a it has proven to be an exceptional paddling and wildlife experience.

If you are unfamiliar with the area, National Geographic ranked the Osa Peninsula as “one of the most biologically intense places on earth”, and Jacques Cousteau called its magnificent Golfo Dulce (sweet gulf) the most pristine of the world’s four tropical fjords…

If you’ve dreamed of a sea kayaking and trekking experience in one of the world’s most remarkable places then this could be the adventure you’ve been longing for! Contact Bruce for details.