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Rio Balsa Whitewater Rafting Tour from La Fortuna

Experience the thrill of rafting down Costa Rica’s Rio Balsa on this white-water adventure! Following the lead of an experienced guide, you’ll navigate Class II and III rapids as you pass through a lush rain forest landscape. After working up an appetite paddling down the river, enjoy a traditional lunch at a local eatery. Round-trip transport from your La Fortuna hotel is included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$75.00
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

With its cascading waterfalls and abundant wildlife, the Pacuare River is rightfully famous for its natural beauty. Paddle through the river gorge, navigating 52 Class II-IV rapids as you go, on this 12-hour trip from San Jose. Take in views of the tropical rain forest and wildlife such as sloths, parrots, and toucans as you ride the river (and your adrenaline rush) over the course of the day.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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US$94.00
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Class III and IV White Water Rafting Adventure on the Upper Balsa River

Take advantage of some of northern Costa Rica’s best white-water rafting on this full-day, guided tour with traditional lunch included. Paddle through the rainforest and over the rapids of the Balsa River stopping along to swim and rest in nature. After your adventure is done enjoy a Costa Rican style lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

Max out the adrenaline (and the fun) during this 9-hour adventure combining a whitewater rafting trip and zipline excursion. Zoom through the rainforest canopy during a series of heart-pounding zipline rides, some on cable spans as long as 3,200 feet (980 meters). Then battle the Class II and III rapids of the Balsa River. Lunch, snacks, and rafting gear are all included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna

Connect with the waters of Costa Rica by paddling down class II and III white waters of the Balsa River. This half-day, guided, white-water rafting tour includes equipment, instruction, safety briefing and ends with a delicious lunch served in a local restaurant. Feel the thrill and excitement as you glide 6-miles (10-kilometers) down the river flanked by lush the jungle filled with monkeys, tropical birds, and sloths.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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White Water Rafting at the Tenorio River from Guanacaste

Paddle the Tenorio River’s thrilling white water on a full-day rafting trip from Guanacaste, and explore one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful natural areas. Maneuver the raft as your guide steers through a series of Class III and IV rapids, and test your skills on standing waves and frothing drops. Enjoy the serenity between rapids as you pass lush forest that shelters bright birds and chattering monkeys, take in the sights and sounds of the tropical wilderness, then have lunch on shore before returning to your Guanacaste hotel.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Whitewater Rafting on the Savegre River from Jacó

Take a wild ride down Costa Rica's stunning Savergre River on this whitewater rafting tour on Class III rapids. It's an adrenaline-packed adventure that's perfect for the thrill-seeking traveler. Venture one hour outside Jaco and experience the best of this diverse nation's incredible natural landscapes.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo

Get your adrenaline pumping on a whitewater rafting trip down the Tenorio River, located in a red-rock canyon in the Guanacaste mountain range. Depart from Tamarindo for a 9-hour day trip to Costa Rica’s nearby forests, including lunch.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Whitewater Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica

Test your paddling skills on this thrilling whitewater rafting trip along Costa Rica’s gorgeous Pacuare River. An experienced guide will help you navigate the Class III and IV rapids that rush through the delightfully lush scenery of the rain forest. No experience is required — just bring your sense of adventure and prepare to get wet on this full-day trip form San Jose! Round-trip hotel transport and a hearty breakfast and lunch are included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV

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!
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$70.00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whitewater Rafting Class III and IV

Experience the thrill of navigating class III and IV white waters on this incredible 2.5-hour tour of Tenorio River. Get an up close look at local wildlife as you paddle your way through raging rapids. Ideal for first-timers and experienced travelers alike. This popular tour is sure to be an adrenaline rush!
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Whitewater Rafting on the Savegre River from Manuel Antonio

Battle Class III rapids while looking out for sloths, howler monkeys, and more on this 5-hour rafting trip down the Savegre River from Manuel Antonio. A professional river guide and safety kayaker ensure a fun and safe trip for beginners and experienced rafters alike.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Sarapiquí River Whitewater Rafting Tour from La Fortuna

Take a wet and wild ride down the Sarapiquí River on a thrilling white-water rafting tour! Paddle your way through Class III and IV rapids while surrounded by the lush tropical scenery of the Costa Rican rain forest. Refuel with a tropical snack on the river bank, and reward your white-water victory with a hearty lunch at an authentic restaurant. The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from La Fortuna.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Rafting Reventazon River Class II - III from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Class III White Water Rafting Half Day Arenal

Navigate the white water and challenging rapids of the Balsa River on a rafting trip from La Fortuna that’s suitable for all experience levels. Suit up, cast off and paddle alongside your guides, then watch for the monkeys, sloths, iguanas and birds that congregate at the water’s edge. Splash your way through Class II–III rapids, enjoy lunch on the river, and take in the serenity of flat water between the waves before finishing your day with return transfer to La Fortuna.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Class III-IV White-Water Rafting on the Pacuare River from San Jose

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.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Naranjo River Rafting Tour with Lunch from Manuel Antonio

Feel the rush of the rapids on the Naranjo River on this full-day, guided, white-water rafting tour with stop in historic Quepos included. Ride the challenging waves through the jungle, past mountains, near plantations and in view of farmlands tackling the waters as team. Take a break at the halfway point to refuel, relax and enjoy the view before finishing the course and floating into shore on calm waters.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II-III Rapids

Unleash your inner daredevil as you tackle the hair-raising rapids of the Sarapiqui River on this full-day tour from either San Jose or La Fortuna. Hurtle downstream over class II and III rapids like the ‘Roller Coaster’ and ‘Superman’; marvel over the dramatic scenery of the Sarapiqui canyon, then cool off with a swim. After 2.5-hours of adrenaline-fuelled fun, tuck into lunch by the riverside, before heading back to the city.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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Canopy and Rafting Tour with Organic Farm Lunch from La Fortuna

Combine two outdoor activities on this all-day guided tour from La Fortuna. First, fly above the treetops with a ziplining canopy tour through the rainforest. Following that, go on a whitewater rafting trip, navigating Class 3 and 4 rapids. Your guides will choose from several different river runs, depending on the conditions. The tour also includes lunch at an organic farm.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Full-Day San Jose to Pacuare River Rafting Class III-IV

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.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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White Water River Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal

The Balsa River is one of the best spots in Costa Rica to try white water rafting, and this 6-hour tour from La Fortuna is suitable for complete beginners. Tackle the Class II and III rapids, enjoy spectacular views as you cruise through the rainforest, and look out for wildlife such as monkeys, sloths and toucans. Hotel pick-up and lunch is included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Overnight White Water Rafting Sarapiqui

Spend the night surrounded by nature during this overnight white water rafting trip on the Sarapiqui River. Follow your expert guide on an interactive adventure that's filled with recreational activities that encourage teamwork and full participation.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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White Water River Rafting Class III-IV from La Fortuna-Arenal

Prepare to ‘take the plunge’ during this fun-filled, 8-hour, whitewater rafting excursion between Arenal and San Jose. Feel the adrenaline during a safe, but fun, adventure on the Class III and IV rapids of the Rio Sarapiqui or Rio Toro. Rafting equipment, snacks, beverages, and a Costa Rican-style lunch are also included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Sky Adventures Park: Ziplining and White Water Tubing Tour

Get a triple adrenaline boost by air, land, and water with this combo tour at Sky Adventures park in Arenal. Soar through the rain forest on two ziplines and then prepare to get wet on a thrilling river raft ride. Experienced guides are on hand the whole time to ensure a safe and unforgettable romp through Costa Rica's natural playground.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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