Christianus Quintus V and Fredericus Quartus IV disease and starvation claimed the lives of 135 Africans. More than 1200 nautical miles off course to their planned destination, finally landing at ‘Punta Carreto’ modern day Cahuita, Costa Rica, on 2 March 1710.

Captain Diedrich Pfieff wanted to head to Panama but provisions on board were almost completely exhausted, so the crew sent 650 African slaves ashore and then mutinied, breaking open the ship’s chests of trade goods to secure provisions for themselves. 13 Canyons, 2 Anchors, a Pile of bricks and other artifacts remain at the three sites.

The Sinclair Oil Company presence, 1910-1940 Oil drills hike in Cahuita National Park.

Itinerary:
  • 8:00 AM Pick Up in Puerto Limón
  • Brief stop at the Banana Plantation on the way to Cahuita
  • 9:00 AM Snorkeling Session at the Shipwreck Sites
  • Interpretational Hike in Cahuita National Park and 1910-1940 Sinclair Oil Drill Path
  • 1:30 PM   Lunch, Entrance to Sloth Sanctuary Center
  • Drop off depending on Cruise Ship departure time in Puerto Limón
Snorkeling depends on the weather and water conditions.
Languages: Spanish, English, French & German
Groups from 6 people or more get a 20% discount
Minimum: 4 People.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Puerto Limón
DURATION  Flexible timing depending on Cruise Ship
INCLUDED
Full private transportation
Guide and driver
Lunch
Entrance fees
Equipment
Fruit Salad
WHAT TO BRING
Water, Mosquito Repellent, Sun Block, Sun Glasses, Passport, and Money For Souvenirs…
Cahuita National Park Shipwrecks

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