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White Water River Rafting Class II-III from San Jose to Arenal

La Fortuna, Costa Rica
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6 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English and 1 more


Go river rafting on the Balsa River during this 6-hour transfer from San Jose to Arenal. No experience is necessary; certified guides will teach you and lead the tour. Lunch, fresh fruit snacks, and beverages included. Pickup in San Jose and drop-off in Arenal included.
  • 6-hour white water rafting trip between San Jose and Arenal
  • Pickup in San Jose and drop-off in Arenal
  • All rafting equipment and instruction
  • Lunch at a Costa Rican estate
  • Look for local flora and fauna on the Balsa River
Be ready for pickup at your San Jose hotel at 8:30am. Bring a backpack and some toiletries for the day; storage is available above your seat. 

Watch out the window as you pass by stands of papaya and yucca; make a rest stop to stretch your legs and see some local iguanas. Arrive at the launch spot for your river rafting adventure, meet your guides and get a basic orientation. Learn some rafting commands and get outfitted with a life vest and helmet. 

Set out onto the Balsa River, passing over rapids such as 'Dredges' and 'Magnetic Rock'. During the 2-hour journey, watch for sloths, toucans, and monkeys. Stop for a swim and a snack of some local tropical fruit. 

Arrive at a typical Costa Rican country estate for lunch, then depart for Arenal, arriving between 4pm and 4:30pm.


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Product code: 16121P3

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