Join us February 8-16, 2018 in Costa Rica-SOLD OUT!

Delve into Costa Rica's diverse habitats, national parks, and private reserves on this 9-day expedition with the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. Accompanied by your expert leaders (José H. Leal, Ph.D. and Executive Director, Dorrie Hipschman) and Costa Rican guide, you'll view the picturesque Arenal Volcano, hike through the cloud forest, Monteverde, in search of the many molluscan species that call this environment home, and observe the abundant marine mollusks on the country's Pacific Coast with snorkeling excursions to Marino Ballena National Park and Caño Island.

Manuel Antonio National Park by Martin Garrido

Manuel Antonio National Park by Martin Garrido

Program Pricing $3,350
Pricing includes land and air (round trip from Ft. Lauderdale) in double occupancy. A $400 per person deposit and enrollment form are required to secure your space on the trip. This deposit is refundable excluding a $200 cancellation fee.  

Cloud forest by Dirk van der Made

This trip is SOLD OUT!

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Arenal Volcano by Lisa Palmese