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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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$85.00
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$85.00
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Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica - Class III-IV

Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica - 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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$64.41
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Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica - Class II-III

Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica - Class II-III

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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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$55.37
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Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

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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.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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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
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$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
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$99.00
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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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$61.54
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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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$82.00
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$82.00
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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
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$265.00
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$265.00
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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.00
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San Jose Full Day Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4

San Jose Full Day 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
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$99.00
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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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$99.00
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$99.00
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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
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$87.18
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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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$99.00
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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
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$155.85
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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
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$135.00
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Pacuare Whitewater Rafting Adventure - Costa Rica

Pacuare Whitewater Rafting Adventure - Costa Rica

The Sarapiqui Outdoor Center has been offering high quality rafting and kayaking trips since 1990. We are the pioneer whitewater company in Sarapiqui and the only kayak school with certified instructors in Costa Rica. Being a small family-owned company, when you come to paddle with us, we are inviting you into our home and sharing our passion with you - connecting with mother nature. Our guest experience is always personal, exciting, and memorable. The purpose of our river tours and clinics go beyond our own benefit. We use a portion of our profits to maintain and improve the river and the community. We respect the river by cleaning trash and debris, and making it more accessible for all to enjoy. We also watch our neighbours to make sure they always respect the river, too. Consider us guardians of the river because after all, we only have one planet. Let’s keep it healthy.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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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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What people are saying about White Water Rafting in San Jose

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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
"Awesome adventure on a spectacular river. The team knows their job well. Delicious lunch. Worth a try in the wet season."..."
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Best Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui River, Costa Rica - Class III-IV
"This smaller, family-owned company was awesome! We were two families with a range of rafting experience and we decided to do the full day Class III/IV. David, Stanley, and Tonio (two of whom grew up on the Sarapiqui) were our guides and they were fantastic! i can't recommend them highly enough."..."
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Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose
"The guide was super experienced and funny. The trip was such a nice adventure in many different ways. The nature was beautiful and the animals were fascinating to watch. Of course the river rafting itself was very exciting and fun."..."
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White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose
"Soooo much fun! We were picked up in a timely manner and even though Pacuare was closed to all rafters (water level was too high to be safe), we rafter another nearby River and still had a blast. The guides were knowledgeable and helpful for all of us beginners. Be warned though- the drive is pretty long and brutal (but scenic). Breakfast and lunch were provided and were tasty and filling."..."
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White Water Rafting Reventazon River From San José
"We were actually taken to Pacuare River since Reventazon was too dry for rafting. We had a blast all day long. The guides were very good, extremely friendly and funny and the experience was amazing. Would do again. Highly recommended!! A"..."
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White Water Rafting Sarapiqui River | Class II - III
"This rafting experience exceeded our expectations. Our guide, Brian, raised the level of fun with his enthusiasm and expertise. We did a super scenic Class II-III stretch of the Sarapiqui River, had an enjoyable break with refreshing fruit, and a great Costa Rican lunch afterwards."..."
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Whitewater Rafting and Horseback Riding Combo. Private Tour
"This was the perfect tour for a shorter day trip, but still full of excitement. The horseback riding was not your typical trail ride, lots of hills, tight trails and various landscapes. The whitewater rafting was thrilling, our guide truly made it fun and special! I would definitely do this tour again!"..."

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