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San Jose Whitewater Rafting One Day Tour on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3

San Jose Whitewater Rafting One Day Tour on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3

Go Rafting on the Sarapiqui River class 2-3 from San Jose! This is an excellent choice for families that want to enjoy nature and crystal clear waters. Rafting on the Sarapiqui River is perfect for all nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and people who are looking for a fun adventure while staying in San Jose. And it's easy to get from San Jose to this exciting white water rafting trip and end up back up in San Jose. You'll love this amazing day of adventure!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.00
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San Jose One Day FULL Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4

San Jose One Day FULL Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4

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Get ready to enjoy one of Costa Rica's most exuberant and exciting rivers! White water rafting on the Sarapiqui River is considered one of the "Must-Do" Costa Rica tours. You'll experience over 45 exciting rapids with names like "The Terminator" and "Dos Locos" on this FULL DAY class 3-4 rafting trip. Whether you are a first-timer or a rafting expert, this rafting trip will guarantee to get your adrenaline pumping! Spend 3.5-hours of your best journey down the Sarapiqui River on a FULL DAY rafting adventure with nearly 22 kilometers of lush and vibrant rainforest.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.00
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San José to La Fortuna Whitewater Rafting on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3

San José to La Fortuna Whitewater Rafting on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3

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Visit Pozo Azul's beautiful waterfall then prepare your self for our Class 2-3 rafting on the Sarapiqui River is perfect for all nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and people who are looking for an easy-going adventure! Challenge yourself as you paddle down 11 kilometers of exciting rapids. As you descend down the river, you’ll have a chance to admire the lush greenery, vines, and different types of insects, birds, and animals, like monkeys and sloths. About halfway down the river, you’ll have a chance to see the river rapids from the shore while enjoying fresh tropical fruit and relaxing with the rest of your group! Make your transfer a unique and very fun adventure while heading to your next vacation destination.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.00
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San José to La Fortuna FULL Rafting on the Sarapiqui Jungle Run River Class 3-4

San José to La Fortuna FULL Rafting on the Sarapiqui Jungle Run River Class 3-4

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This transfer with tour option is one of the best ways to travel from San Jose to the Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna because you can save time and money by doing a tour on the way. You will love the opportunity to be picked up after breakfast at your hotel in the San Jose area and then be transported short distance to one of Costa Rica's most famous rivers for rafting on the exuberant Sarapiqui River. This rafting trip is considered world class with a wide range of rapids. If you are adventurous, go for the class 3-4 exciting rapids in the upper section. Looking for a tamer ride? Try the class 2-3 section of the Sarapiqui River. And we also have a beautiful river excursion for nature lovers on our Jungle Safari Float on the Sarapiqui River. Just let us know what kind of trip you're looking for! Once you do your river trip, you'll enjoy a delicious lunch and head right to your hotel in the La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano area. This adventure connection tour and transfer is the way to go!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.00
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San Jose to La Fortuna Arenal Whitewater Rafting on the Balsa River Class 2-3

San Jose to La Fortuna Arenal Whitewater Rafting on the Balsa River Class 2-3

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Desafio Adventure Company is considered the pioneers of adventure in Costa Rica's wet and wild Northern Zone near the Arenal Volcano. You will love the opportunity to take advantage of your transportation and do a tour in the way! You will save money and save time on this innovative transfer and rafting tour activity.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$92.00
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Our Most Popular Tour - White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class II-III

Our Most Popular Tour - White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class II-III

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Our most popular white water rafting trip is great fun for families with children, enthusiasts who want try rafting for the first time or experienced rafters looking for a new adventure. This section of the Sarapiqui River runs for 17 km down friendly class II-III rapids surrounded by evergreen tropical rain forest. With San Juan - La Selva Biological Corridor right by, you are guaranteed to see lots of birds and animals. To add to the fun, you will have the chance to cliff jump, surf, swim down a little rapid, run an exiting drop and stop on the side of the river for some delicious fresh tropical fruit.  Our small personalized and private tours are designed to give you the best quality service while you immerse yourself into nature and Costa Rican culture. Prepare yourself for an enjoyable day on the river topped off with a homemade traditional lunch cooked on a wooden stove!  The tour includes: transportation, fruits, lunch, guide, safety kayaker, equipment and insurances.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.54
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Waterfall Rappelling and White Water Rafting

Waterfall Rappelling and White Water Rafting

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Two popular Costa Rica adventures come together into one adventure-packed day with this white-water rafting and canyoning tour from La Fortuna. During the canyoning portion, rock climb, rappel down a waterfall, and zipline—all under the watchful eye of your guide. Then, head down to the Balsa River for a 2-hour white-water rafting tour with class II to III rapids. When to action ends, wind down with a typical Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$167.00
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Full-Day San Jose to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV

Full-Day San Jose to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV

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Experience the adrenaline rush of a whitewater rafting trip along Costa Rica's Pacuare River. Soak up views of the rain forest and mountains as you safely navigate the river’s class III and IV rapids with an expert guide and catch a glimpse of wildlife, such as parrots, toucans, and monkeys. No detail is overlooked: your rafting day trip includes all equipment, meals, and hotel pickup and drop-off in San Jose.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.31
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White Water Rafting Sarapiqui River | Class II - III

White Water Rafting Sarapiqui River | Class II - III

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Explore the Sarapiquí River on a guided white-water adventure from Puerto Viejo. After a convenient hotel pickup, embark on your journey to La Virgen de Sarapiquí. Plow through class-II rapids that are ideal for both a beginner and an experienced paddler. Enjoy incredible jungle scenery and wildlife on your 10-mile (16-kilometer) trip downriver. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.20
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Adventure Combo (Canopy & Rafting) From San Jose

Adventure Combo (Canopy & Rafting) From San Jose

With one easy booking, you can easily add two family-friendly adventures into your Costa Rica vacation. Fly over the treetops on a zipline canopy tour, and then hit the rapids on a white-water rafting tour. All activities include a guide and high-quality safety equipment, so you can rest easy and enjoy the adventure.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$138.00
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White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose

White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose

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Navigate 38 Class III-IV rapids on this white-water rafting course down the Pacuare River from San Jose. Paddle your way through one of Costa Rica's most picturesque river gorges, looking out for native wildlife between rapid runs, on an exciting day trip ideal for teenagers and adults alike. Hotel pickup and drop-off, equipment, and lunch are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.00
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White Water Rafting Reventazon River From San José

White Water Rafting Reventazon River From San José

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Experience a thrilling white-water adventure on a guided rafting trip along the Reventazón River. After a convenient hotel pickup, head to the river’s “El Carmen” area: a 10-mile (16-kilometer) run divided into two sections, one with intense rapids and one with mellow waters and scenic jungle views. Enjoy a picnic lunch on a riverside beach included in the tour price.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$92.00
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Pacuare River Costa Rica Rafting Tour

Pacuare River Costa Rica Rafting Tour

The Real Pacuare River Rafting Tour. We really go to the heart of the Pacuare River, we navigate its rapids. The Pacuare River is one of the best choices for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. No other trip in the country exists that offers you a perfect blend of wilderness exposure and excitement, all in one day. The rapids here are “Terciopelo snake”, “Double drop”, “Upper and Lower Huacas”, “Pin ball” toname a few. You will also see the Huacas watefall, a 150 foot dramatic drop into the river. After the gorge (rapid) the rivers opens up to a 5 mile stretch on the Valle del Pacuare, where the river has a different character. It is wide open, which gives you the opportunity to rest a bit and take the opportunity to do some wildlife spotting. The main rapids here are “Cimarrones”, “The Play Hole”, “El Indio” and “Magnetic Rock”. The forest remains just as lush, and the rapids just as fun.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$155.85
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Whitewater Rafting on the Chirripó River from San Jose

Whitewater Rafting on the Chirripó River from San Jose

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Test your paddling skills on the roaring Class III rapids of Costa Rica’s Chirripó River with this whitewater rafting adventure. Led by an expert guide, you’ll navigate the exciting twists and turns of the river while surrounded by a beautiful tropical forest. Select a morning or noon departure to suit your schedule. Round-trip hotel transport and lunch at a local restaurant are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.00
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Rafting Pacuare River from San Jose

Rafting Pacuare River from San Jose

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Abundant wildlife sightings set this Pacuare white-water rafting tour apart from similar options. Animals like sloths, toucans, and morpho butterflies are often sighted along the river banks as you navigate challenging rapids with the help of a guide. This tour also offers convenient hotel pickup and drop-off from San Jose, making it an easy way to spend a day enjoying the nature that makes Costa Rica so famous.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.00
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Rafting Orosi & Canopy Sibo

Rafting Orosi & Canopy Sibo

Exciting Adventure in Orosi Rafting and Canopy Combination
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100.00
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Whitewater Rafting and Horseback Riding Combo. Private Tour

Whitewater Rafting and Horseback Riding Combo. Private Tour

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Enjoy two outdoor activities in one day on this 8-hour private combo tour from San Jose. With a naturalist guide, visit the Sarapiqui region of Costa Rica for both adventures — whitewater rafting and horseback riding. Lunch and private transportation are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$295.00
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Whitewater Rafting Class II & III

Whitewater Rafting Class II & III

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Hacienda Pozo Azul is a Costa Rican Adventure Resort, located in the heart of the Sarapiquí Rainforest. We offer Authentic Lifelong Experiences for those seeking to make the most of their visit to Costa Rica. Located at the Magical and Nature rich area of Sarapiquí, Hacienda Pozo Azul Offers a wide variety of Authentic Experiences for those seeking to make the most of their vacation.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.54
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Pacuare 2-day Trip

Pacuare 2-day Trip

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Our overnight Pacuare Adventure is a Paddle and Hike expedition. Not only will we raft a variety of exciting rapids, but we will also hike to pristine waterfalls, fun swimming holes and primary jungles. This package includes at least one hike a day, based on your athletic and adventure desires.
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  • 6 hours
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US$282.06
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Pacuare 1-day Trip

Pacuare 1-day Trip

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The first 4 miles consist of fun class II-III rapids which is a perfect time to test your new river skills and gain confidence in your team. Here you can find pockets of secondary growth forest that is extremely beautiful. After about 40 minutes we will enter the famous Pacuare River Gorge, which is 5 miles of some of the best white water Costa Rica has to offer. The rapids here are “Terciopelo snake”, “Double drop”, “Upper and Lower Huacas”, “Pin ball” toname a few. You will also see the Huacas watefall, a 150 foot dramatic drop into the river.
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  • 3 days
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Family rafting

Family rafting

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The river where we do the tour is pretty much for families with children over 8 years old. This river does not solely exist of rapids, in between the white-water sections are more quiet parts where your guide will encourage you to jump out of the boat and go for a little swim. This is perfectly safe and adds to the fun on the water. Why should you come with Explornatura? Safety First you are safe and then you will have fun, all our guides are certified on Swift Water Rescue, First Aid and CPR. Your safety kayaker is just focus on your safety; we have a separate kayaker taking pictures of your trip. Our guides Safety oriented, knowledge about nature and the river, great story tellers and very fun to hang out with them. Food Variety of fresh, healthy and tasty products for any diet. By far the best river lunch you can have.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.00
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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba

Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba

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Shoot the rapids on the Pacuare River on this day tour from Turrialba. With a guide providing instruction and ensuring your safety, paddle down 18 miles (29 kilometers) of Class III and Class IV rapids through Costa Rica's lush landscape. Stop for guided hikes up waterfalls located in hidden canyons and at a base camp halfway for lunch. Learn about the surrounding ecosystem, flora, and fauna through your guides' commentary.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$87.18
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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV

Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV

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Prepare to get wet and wild as you tackle the class III and IV rapids of the Sarapiqui River on this half- or full-day white-water rafting adventure from La Virgen. Marvel over the dramatic scenery and lush rainforest of the Sarapiqui canyon as you hurtle downstream, then re-fuel with lunch (full-day tour only) or refreshments by the waterfront. Best of all: the rapids are suitable for all abilities, including complete beginners, and anyone over 14 can give it a go!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$80.00
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Costa Rica Sarapiqui Rafting - Class II-III Enjoy the river!

Costa Rica Sarapiqui Rafting - Class II-III Enjoy the river!

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Appease your appetite for adventure during an exhilarating 3-hour rafting session on the Sarapiqui River from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui . With an experienced guide, conquer the Class II and III rapids on the river’s most intense section and feel your adrenaline levels surge. During calmer periods, marvel at the abundance of exotic wildlife on the banks of the Sarapiqui River and listen to fascinating commentary from your guide. All rafting equipment and round-trip transportation from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui is included on this tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$69.54
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