One-of-a-kind Fishing Experience

Catch Red Snapper, Snook & More

All Levels Welcome

Kayak Fishing in Costa Rica’s Isla Damas

Our Isla Damas kayak fishing trips are perfect for anyone interested in a unique fishing excursion, whether you have been dreaming for years of casting your line in Central America or you are a beginner just learning how to fish. Damas Mangrove fishing in the estuary around the Island is a fishing experience like no other. The kayaks that we will use utilize a pedal drive, making the trip to our fishing destinations a breeze.

Why Book With Paddle 9?

Navigate easily through the gentle estuary waters in our brand new pedal kayaks

Reel in red snapper, snook, and corvina!

Learn about why the Isla Damas ecosystem is so important to the region from our expert bilingual guides

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Trip Details

Pricing & Logistics


$200 per person
$100 per person (child 6 years or younger)
+ 4% sales tax until June 30th, 2022
+ 8% sales tax starting July 1st, 2022

Departure time

6:30 AM

Meeting point

The Paddle 9 tour office in Quepos or we can provide transportation from anywhere in Quepos or Manuel Antonio.

Pickups outside of Quepos or Manuel Antonio are available for an additional cost. For more information or to schedule a pick up outside of these areas, please contact us.


Available daily, all year round


6 hours approximately

6:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Group size

2 person minimum – 6 person maximum


  • All gear
  • Fruits
  • Waters
  • Transportation
  • Lunch

Not included

  • Picture package (available at an extra cost)
  • Guide gratuity

What to bring

  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Beach footwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Hat to cover from sun

Trip Overview

For our pedal kayak fishing trips, we outfit our state of the art kayaks with top-end fishing gear. This mangrove fishing tour can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike and offers a variety of fish for our guests to catch, such as red snapper, snook and corvina. These species offer a good fight, as well as being tasty fish for eating, whether cooked on the grill, fried, or prepared in a popular local sauce. There is nothing like sharing your fresh catch around the table with friends and family!

Good to Know

Please advise us of any health conditions, recent injuries (especially back, neck or shoulder surgeries) or medical procedures that could affect your tour experience. Let us know about pregnancy, back pains, and any walking as well as dietary restrictions or preferences.

We have two rules at Paddle 9: 1) Be safe! and 2) Have serious fun! Paddle 9 prides itself in running safe tours and transport with the best logistics and safety procedures in the industry. Our guides and staff are well-trained in emergency situations and take your safety very seriously. Should an accident occur, we are covered by a comprehensive umbrella liability insurance policy.

Have more questions? You can check out our FAQ page.

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