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Hammerheads

Dec-May

Cocos Island

UD Rating – 4 Star

Okeanos Aggressor II

Offers great opportunities to explore the unique marine environment surrounding Cocos.

Spend a week on-board this well renowned brand’s answer to luxury in the Cocos islands. Aggressor Fleet offers above average standard liveaboards around the globe and this one is not to be missed.

The Okeanos Aggressor II previously known as the Wind Dancer offers you an opportunity to explore the unique marine environment surrounding the Cocos Islands while delivering a high level of service above and below water. She departs for 10 night itineraries with the occasional 8 night’s itinerary from Puntarenas with the 9 crew members aboard delivering superb service from morning coffee in your room to providing you with hot towels at the end of night dives. The Okeanos Aggressor II provides Nitrox facilities and a range of courses aboard, all at an extra cost with an accompanying motorised dingy used to transfer you to the perfect dive spot.

There are 11 large cabins over three decks all with en-suites, mirrored cabinet, wardrobe, bathrobes, fresh towels, hairdryer and toiletries. There are 8 deluxe cabins with a double bed and twin beds in bunk bed style, 1 master cabin with a queen bed and 2 owner suites, 1 with a king bed and 1 with 2 twin beds. The sun deck provides shaded and un-shaded areas for divers to relax and help themselves to iced cold drinks and delicious snacks throughout the day, with baked breads and biscuits showing up in the morning and appetizers in the afternoon. All meals are served in the large air conditioned salon with the hot breakfast being cooked to order, lunch is usually a buffet and dinner is waiter served.

The Okeanos Aggressor II has a large dive deck with each diver having their own suit up, it has a space that features a water fountain, a mask defogging station, a weight belt area, two showers and a supply of fresh towels. She provides special rinse tanks for cameras and a multi-tiered carpeted photo table with cleaning materials for the keen and interested underwater photographer, as well as a photo pro to assist you with your photography or to take a customised video of your diving holiday. A camera and video rental service is available at daily and weekly rates aboard.

Suite (2 People Sharing)

The Suites have a king bed or two twin beds side by side with a private head and shower. Your stateroom is the perfect place to read a book, nap in between dives and fully recharge for the next day.

  • King bed or two twin beds side by side
  • Amenities from bathrobes to individual climate control
  • Services from morning beverage service to nightly turn down service
  • Suite 11 is for couples and single supplement only.

Master Stateroom

A comfortable stateroom, the master stateroom has a queen bed with private head and shower. Your stateroom is the perfect place to read a book, nap in between dives and fully recharge for the next day. This stateroom is for couples and single supplement only.

  • Queen bed
  • Amenities from bathrobes to individual climate control
  • Services from morning beverage service to nightly turn down service
  • This stateroom is for couples and single supplement only.

Deluxe Stateroom

A comfortable stateroom with a double bed (lower) and one single bed (upper) bunk-style with a private head and shower. Your stateroom is the perfect place to read a book, nap in between dives and fully recharge for the next day.

  • Amenities from hairdryer to individual climate control
  • Services from morning beverage service to nightly turn down service

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Route Options

Cocos Islands are not to missed the rocky pinnacles are beacons for big animals and big action. Schooling hammerheads, countless white-tip sharks, mantas, tuna and even whale sharks.

The Okeanos Aggressor I offers 10 night and a few 8 night itineraries around Cocos Island departing from Puntarenas where the 300 mile journey begins. The journey takes approximately 30 to 36 hours to get to the island. Throughout the trip, dives will be done from large dive tenders with most of the sites having mild currents attracting plenty of large marine life.

The main attractions in Cocos are the hammerhead sharks, rays, mantas, turtles and large schools of fish with the occasional sighting of whale sharks, marlin and bottle-nose dolphins. The ocean floor is a volcanic rock and most of the action takes place 15 to 30 meters down where the visibility is between 24 to 30 meters.

Special Sightings - Whale Sharks, mating Eagle Rays, Sail Fish, mating White Tip Sharks, False Killer Whales.

Cocos Island is a dive location where divers will expect to see large pelagic fish like huge schools of hammerhead sharks. Most of the dives done are close to surrounding rocks and islands as this is where the best sightings will be found.

The Okeanos Aggressor II offers 10 night itineraries with the occasional 8 night itinerary around the Cocos Islands. Divers should be comfortable diving in stronger currents and open water conditions with thermodines before going on the Wind Dancer. There are up to 5 dives per day and diving is conducted from large dive tenders. Cocos Island is essentially a huge mountain starting thousands of meters below the surface and sticking out as an impressive island with steep cliffs and little island groups. The extremely wet climate and oceanic character gives Cocos a character that is not shared with either the Galapagos or any of the other islands in this part of the world.

Vessel Details

Year Built 1990
Guest Numbers 22
Length & Beam 36.5 meters long and 8.5 meter beam
Speed Cruising speed 10 knots
Engines Twin proven DDC main engines
Number of Cabins 8 deluxe cabins, 1 master cabin and 2 owners suites
Navigation & Communication Systems GPS/ echo sounder/ radar/ autopilot/ weather facsimile/ VHF radios/ SSB radio
Salon & Dining Area Large air conditioned dining area
Entertainment Entertainment center with VHS, SVHS and 8mm format players, a compact disc player, DVD player, cassette deck and stereo
Single Supplement 65%
Air Compressors 2 x air compressors
NITROX Available onboard at extra cost - please see price list below
Equipment Rental Scuba diving equipment rental available onboard - please see price list below
Scuba diving equipment rental available onboard Oxygen system/ Medic First Aid Kit
Dive Deck Large dive deck with each diver having their own suit up space. Features a water fountain, mask defogging station, weight belt area, two showers and a supply of fresh towels
Full set USD175
BCD, regulator & computer USD 150
Regulator USD60
Dive computer USD60
Mask/ fins/ snorkel USD50
Night dive light USD8 per night
Wetsuits USD50
Please note All equipment rental prices are for 7 nights charters except the dive light which is per night.

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Bajo Alcyone

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Bajo Alcyone is the place to see the Hammerheads amongst other pelagic. The abundancy of resident sea life makes this site one of the island’s signature dives. Mantas, Whitetip Sharks, Whale Sharks, Silky, Blacktip Sharks, and hundreds of schooling Hammerheads are everywhere. And underwater plateau, discovered by Cousteau when he visited Cocos Island, is home to a variety of sharks.

  • Min Dives: 4
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 25m

Dirty Rock

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Located near Wafer Bay, Dirty Rock is an impressive and exciting dive. Noted as one of our guests’ favourites, here you will come up close and personal with Whale Sharks that often cruise around this site.

Dirty Rock is perhaps best known for the hundreds of Marble Rays and huge schools of Jacks that can be seen here. A swim through one of the schools is definitely worth the trip!

  • Min Dives: 9
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 39m

Big Dos Amigos

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Dos Amigos Grande is better known for its huge arch, a swim through so big that an entire diving group can move through it at the same time, Marble Rays swimming among divers, Eagle Rays feeding or mating, and schooling Hammerheads are typical scenarios at this memorable dive site.

  • Min Dives: 4
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 18m

Lone Stone

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

There are some nice shark photo opportunities throughout the dive, and a very cooperative marbled stingray. Slowly swimming through the huge rocks, guests will noticed a vertical crack in the reef, about 25-30 high and perhaps five feet wide. With shimmering sunlight streaming down from fissures in the top, you could see the fish, hiding from the current, and the ever-present predators. There are silver Snappers, Yellow Grunt, Red Cardinal Fish, and big Trumpet fish in one vertical school.

  • Min Dives: 9
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30m

Submerged Rock

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Underwater, this rock plunges down both sharply and gradually. It is broken up with large ledges, some with sandy bottoms, and an outer pinnacle. The colourful, prolific fish life gives relief to the harsh contours of the reef. Sometimes the fish gather in such numbers that they momentarily blot out the sun.

  • Min Dives: 4
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 18m

Lobster Rock

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

On this finger-like rock, divers can easily approach large white tips lying on the bottom in great numbers. In the deep sandy area surrounding it, the elusive rosy-lipped batfish can be found between 90 and 120 feet.

Marine Life: White tips, marble rays, manta rays, eagle rays, red lip batfish, frogfish, garden eels

  • Min Dives: 9
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 33m

Manuelita

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Manuelita dive site has a boulder formation where you will find hammerhead sharks along with other marine life including lots of White Tips, Marble Rays and schools of Creoles. A great day and night dive. Known as the dive site that never sleeps!

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Deep Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30

Ubing Rock, Wafer Bay

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Located at Wafer Bay, the southeast slope of Ubing Rock attracts schooling Hammerheads. This rock drops to a sandy bottom. The rock begins at 20m and falls all the way to 110m.

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30m

Bird Island, Chatham Bay

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Dove from Chatham Bay, southeast of Manuelita, this site provides a variety of marine life including Frog Fish, lobsters, morays, rays, White Tip Sharks and Hammerheads. There is even a cleaning station.

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30M

Manta Corner

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

South of Cocos Island. The reef is about 27 metres deep if you want to full presence of manta rays! The reef is believed to be part of the submerged mountain range. It can be a boat, drift or deep dive.

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 33m

Little Dos Amigos

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Known for being a hammerhead cleaning station. Located south-east of Cocos Island, below Big Dos Amigos dive site. The visibility is 20m. This dive site often suprises divers as the open sea current first reaches the island at this point bringing in a wide variety of marine life.

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30m

Cabo Atevida

Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Remote from other dive sites on the east side of the island but also attracted by hammerheads like most Cocos dive sites. The marine life has high density and has a wide variety living or passing here.

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30m
Dates Duration Route Room Type Price
1 Dec 2018
11 Dec 2018
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
15 Dec 2018
25 Dec 2018
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £3,881
29 Dec 2018
8 Jan 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
29 Dec 2018
8 Jan 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,117
29 Dec 2018
8 Jan 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,458
26 Jan 2019
5 Feb 2019
10 Nights Cocos Islands Deluxe Stateroom £6,117
16 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
16 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,117
16 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,458
13 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,458
13 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,117
13 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
30 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £4,587

Dates: 26/01/2019 to 05/02/2019 or 30/04/2019 to 10/05/2019

30 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £3,881

Dates: 26/01/2019 to 05/02/2019 or 30/04/2019 to 10/05/2019

12 May 2019
20 May 2019
8 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £3,764
12 May 2019
20 May 2019
8 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £3,764
12 May 2019
20 May 2019
8 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £3,764
28 May 2019
7 Jun 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
30 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
24 Jul 2019
3 Aug 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
16 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
28 Sep 2019
8 Oct 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
12 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
25 Oct 2019
2 Nov 2019
8 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £3,764
11 Nov 2019
21 Nov 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
24 Nov 2019
4 Dec 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
7 Dec 2019
17 Dec 2019
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
27 Dec 2019
6 Jan 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,176
28 Feb 2020
9 Mar 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
28 Feb 2020
9 Mar 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
28 Feb 2020
9 Mar 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
21 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
21 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
21 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
14 Apr 2020
24 Apr 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
14 Apr 2020
24 Apr 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
14 Apr 2020
24 Apr 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
28 Apr 2020
8 May 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
28 Apr 2020
8 May 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
28 Apr 2020
8 May 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
12 May 2020
22 May 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
12 May 2020
22 May 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
12 May 2020
22 May 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
8 Aug 2020
18 Aug 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
8 Aug 2020
18 Aug 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
8 Aug 2020
18 Aug 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
3 Oct 2020
13 Oct 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
3 Oct 2020
13 Oct 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
3 Oct 2020
13 Oct 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
3 Nov 2020
13 Nov 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
3 Nov 2020
13 Nov 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
3 Nov 2020
13 Nov 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
23 Nov 2020
3 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
23 Nov 2020
3 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
23 Nov 2020
3 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
5 Dec 2020
15 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
5 Dec 2020
15 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
5 Dec 2020
15 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
18 Dec 2020
28 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,552
18 Dec 2020
28 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,211
18 Dec 2020
28 Dec 2020
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,270
5 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
5 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
5 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
18 Jan 2021
28 Jan 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
18 Jan 2021
28 Jan 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
18 Jan 2021
28 Jan 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
10 Feb 2021
20 Feb 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
10 Feb 2021
20 Feb 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
10 Feb 2021
20 Feb 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
6 Mar 2021
16 Mar 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
6 Mar 2021
16 Mar 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
6 Mar 2021
16 Mar 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
20 Mar 2021
30 Mar 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
20 Mar 2021
30 Mar 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
20 Mar 2021
30 Mar 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
3 Apr 2021
13 Apr 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
3 Apr 2021
13 Apr 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
3 Apr 2021
13 Apr 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
24 Apr 2021
4 May 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
24 Apr 2021
4 May 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
24 Apr 2021
4 May 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
8 May 2021
18 May 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
8 May 2021
18 May 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
8 May 2021
18 May 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
22 May 2021
1 Jun 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
22 May 2021
1 Jun 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
22 May 2021
1 Jun 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
12 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
12 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
12 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
26 Jun 2021
6 Jul 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
26 Jun 2021
6 Jul 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
26 Jun 2021
6 Jul 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
10 Jul 2021
20 Jul 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
10 Jul 2021
20 Jul 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
10 Jul 2021
20 Jul 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
1 Aug 2021
11 Aug 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
1 Aug 2021
11 Aug 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
1 Aug 2021
11 Aug 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
28 Aug 2021
7 Sep 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
28 Aug 2021
7 Sep 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
28 Aug 2021
7 Sep 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
21 Sep 2021
1 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
21 Sep 2021
1 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
21 Sep 2021
1 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
5 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
5 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
5 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
20 Oct 2021
30 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
20 Oct 2021
30 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
20 Oct 2021
30 Oct 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
6 Nov 2021
16 Nov 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
9 Nov 2021
19 Nov 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
9 Nov 2021
19 Nov 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
9 Nov 2021
19 Nov 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
22 Nov 2021
2 Dec 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364
22 Nov 2021
2 Dec 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Suite (2 People Sharing) £6,305
22 Nov 2021
2 Dec 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
6 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Master Stateroom £5,646
6 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
10 Nights Cocos Island Deluxe Stateroom £5,364