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Upper Balsa River White Water Rafting Class 3/4

Upper Balsa River White Water Rafting Class 3/4

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.67
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$90.67

Whitewater and Wildlife Rafting Class 2-3 Balsa River from La Fortuna

Whitewater and Wildlife Rafting Class 2-3 Balsa River from La Fortuna

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

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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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.00
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$167.00

Sarapiqui River White Water Rafting class 3/4

Sarapiqui River White Water Rafting class 3/4

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Rafting the Sarapiqui River isn’t just a fun way to get an adrenaline fix; it’s also a chance to see animals like spider monkeys, sloths, and toucans in the wild. As you hit a series of class III and IV rapids on a raft, your guide shares information about the river’s important history and rich wildlife. This all-inclusive tour provides transportation, snacks, drinks, and lunch, so you don't have to do any extra planning.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.67
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$90.67

White Water Rafting Class III & IV

White Water Rafting Class III & IV

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Grip it and rip it on the upper Rio Balsa during the half-day whitewater rafting adventure over Class III & IV rapids. Feel heart-pumping action while immersing yourself in Costa Rica's incredible natural beauty. Cap it all off with an authentic lunch chased down with a glass of handmade sugar cane juice that you get to press yourself while learning about local culture.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.13
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Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience

Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience

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Experience the thrill of riding an ATV along tracks in the Costa Rican rain forest during this exhilarating half-day activity from La Fortuna. You'll be transferred to a private farm situated next to Arenal Volcano National Park, and receive instruction from your guide on operating the ATV. Then follow your guide on a fun mud-splattered ride over rugged terrain, stopping for photo ops and an optional natural facial treatment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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$105.00

Adrenaline Pack (Zipline + Rafting)

Adrenaline Pack (Zipline + Rafting)

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Enjoy two Costa Rican adventures in one day on this 8-hour combo tour from La Fortuna. You'll fly through the air on a zipline and then navigate the Balsa River on a whitewater rafting experience. Lunch is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.72
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Cooking and Salsa Dance Lesson Combo

Cooking and Salsa Dance Lesson Combo

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The perfect way to get to know Costa Rican culture and take part in some of our most important activities in Costa Rica: cooking, eating and dancing!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Skip-the-Line La Fortuna Waterfall Admission Ticket

Skip-the-Line La Fortuna Waterfall Admission Ticket

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See for yourself why more than 100,000 visitors flock to La Fortuna Waterfall each year with an admission ticket to one of Costa Rica's most prized natural attractions, located inside Arenal Volcano National Park. After admiring the falls from a distance, hike down a steep path to stand at the base of the mesmerizing 230-foot (70-meter) cascade, where you can feel the power of the Fortuna River and feel its mist spraying into the surrounding jungle.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
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$18.00

Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

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As one of Costa Rica's biggest exports, coffee plays a big role in Costa Rica's economy—and its culture, too. Learn about artisanal Costa Rican coffee from bean to cup complete with harvesting, roasting, and grinding on this tour of a family-owned coffee farm near Arenal Volcano. As a bonus, try other favorite Costa Rican crops such as chocolate and sugar cane.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

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Soak up the beauty and biodiversity of Arenal by horseback on a ride through the family-owned nature reserve at Mistico Park. Known for its hanging bridges, the thoughtfully developed park also features a new riding trail that winds up to hilltop pastures boasting fantastic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake. The slow and natural pace of a horse allows you to appreciate the surrounding flora and look for native wildlife on this relaxed and memorable tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal

Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal

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Zipline through Costa Rican rain forest on a canopy tour that goes over the spectacular La Fortuna Waterfall—an opportunity not offered on similar excursions. Between cables, take in views of Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato and talk to your guides about the La Fortuna area. Your tour ends with a trip to the Maleku Cultural Resource Center for a chance to wind down before hotel drop-off.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.10
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$76.10

White water rafting class II & III

White water rafting class II & III

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More than just a white-water rafting tour, this trip from La Fortuna also includes a hike on an organic farm, a look at coffee and chocolate production, and a chance to see wildlife like sloths and iguanas in their natural habitat. Between activities, navigate tumbling class II to III white-water rapids along with a guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Full-Day Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4 from La Fortuna

Full-Day Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4 from La Fortuna

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Take a wet and wild ride down the SarapiquĂ­ 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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Sarapiqui White Water Rafting from La Fortuna

Sarapiqui White Water Rafting from La Fortuna

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Whether you're a novice rafter or a rapid expert, this 8-hour trip down Costa Rica's Sarapiqui River is sure to please. Navigate Class III and IV rapids with a professional guide who ensures both your safety and your entertainment during the trip, which passes through 7.5 miles of tropical rain forest environments. This tour includes a typical Costa Rican lunch and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Balsa River White Water Rafting class 2/3.

Balsa River White Water Rafting class 2/3.

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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 six miles (10 kilometers) down the river flanked by lush the jungle filled with monkeys, tropical birds, and sloths.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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White Water River Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal

White Water River Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal

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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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00

White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class III-IV

White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class III-IV

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Conquer the class III and IV rapids of the Sarapiqui River, known for its cleanliness and abundance of wildlife. On this white water rafting adventure from La Fortuna, complete a challenging run through evergreen forests and migrating bird habitats, enjoying the unspoiled scenery on calmer stretches. Celebrate your voyage with lunch prepared over a wood stove at a family-run restaurant for a full day that combines Costa Rican nature and culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.60
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$105.60

Our Famous Mambo Combo Canyoning and Rafting near the Arenal Volcano

Our Famous Mambo Combo Canyoning and Rafting near the Arenal Volcano

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Jungle adventure meets family fun on this canyoning and whitewater rafting tour from La Fortuna. Ride through the rain forest in a rugged 4x4, rappel down waterfalls, and cruise down rapids on the Balsa River, stopping along the way to enjoy fresh fruit, swimming holes, and wildlife sightings. This tour even includes a professional photographer so you can live in the moment and purchase pictures afterward.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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$155.00

Half Day White Water Rafting - Balsa River II-III

Half Day White Water Rafting - Balsa River II-III

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Combine the excitement of class II-III whitewater rapids with the beauty of the Costa Rican rain forest on a small-group Balsa River rafting adventure from La Fortuna. Follow your expert guide’s commands on more turbulent sections, and look for animals like monkeys, sloths, and birds during calmer, scenic stretches. After the adventure, recharge over a delicious Costa Rican lunch at a family restaurant.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.27
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$84.27

White Water Rafting (Class III) -Arenal Area

White Water Rafting (Class III) -Arenal Area

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.84
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White Water Rafting class V

White Water Rafting class V

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If you’re looking for an extreme adventure on the Balsa River, this white-water rafting tour is a great pick. Paddle your way down six miles (9.6 kilometers) of nearly non-stop white water—most rafting companies don’t take this extreme route on the Upper Balsa, so it’s unlikely that you’ll see any other rafts as you head through the rain forest canyon. This tour includes an extra stop at the El Salto swimming hole and lunch.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00

White Water Rafting Class II & III in the AFTERNOON

White Water Rafting Class II & III in the AFTERNOON

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This white-water rafting adventure from La Fortuna is a great choice for families and first-time rafters. You don't need any prior experience to enjoy the trip down class II and III rapids—a guide makes the whole trip easy for everyone in your group. This tour also includes transportation, fresh fruit, and beer for unbeatable value.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Rafting Class 2-3 Sarapiqui AFTERNOON Trip

Rafting Class 2-3 Sarapiqui AFTERNOON Trip

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Head out on the Sarapiqui River in the afternoon for a thrilling ride down the Class II and Class III rapids. This activity is great for those who have other morning plans or arrive in town later in the day; most rafting trips offered have early morning starts. With a guide at the helm, you’ll be safe and comfortable and have all the instruction you need.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

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What people are saying about White Water Rafting in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Upper Balsa River White Water Rafting Class 3/4
"Best. Rafting. Trip. Ever. Roberto was our guide and he was amazing. He pointed out wildlife, made corny jokes and made sure our entire family was smiling at all times. The rapids were perfect. We are a family of 6 - four kids between the ages of 12 and 17. It's hard to please everyone but Roberto did. They can't stop talking about it!"..."
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Whitewater and Wildlife Rafting Class 2-3 Balsa River from La Fortuna
"Great day on the rapids with Noel and Roland who entertained the group from start to finish, told us about the wildlife along the river expertly traversed the rapids and made an amazing looking fruit snack"..."
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Waterfall Rappelling and White Water Rafting
"There was a little miscommunication on the transportation to the excursion, but the guides were very accommodating and made sure we were taken care of. The rappelling was amazing and maybe the best part of our trip to Fortuna."..."
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Sarapiqui River White Water Rafting class 3/4
"Roberto was awesome! The trip was exactly as advertised. We had a fantastic day. It is our favorite activity that we did while in Costa Rica. 10 out of 10 recommend."..."
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White Water Rafting Class III & IV
"Excellent guides + fun rafting! Great food. 10/10 day all round. Two 27 year old females never rafted before and we loved it."..."
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Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience
"So much fun! Andres is friendly, informative and a great guide. It's a great ride/trails. The face mask is an added perk. The views are absolutely breath taking."..."
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Adrenaline Pack (Zipline + Rafting)
"One of the best days we had in Costa Rica the guides were great super friendly and very helpful. We had lots of excitement but always felt safe. Then to top off the great adventure the meal was one of the best we had."..."
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Cooking and Salsa Dance Lesson Combo
"The cooking class was great! We learned delicious Costa Rican dishes. Our teacher/ chef (Ellie) was the best!"..."
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Skip-the-Line La Fortuna Waterfall Admission Ticket
"Very quick and very smooth experience. Absolutely amazing view! Worth every penny! Stairs are not too bad at all"..."
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Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience
"Our guide Rafel. He made everything memorable. This was one of the best tours I have ever been on. I learned so much and he made it extremely interesting. I loved the tastings of both the chocolate and coffee and the homemade bread was special"..."
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Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding
"Amazing trek, even raining, the guides were funny, made sure we had a good time, and kept us safe! Definitely do it!"..."
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Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal
"Me and my son had a fantastic time ziplining yesterday with Arenal ziplining! We had 2 of the best guides Pablo and Ramirez. It was my son's 1st time ziplining and these 2 guides made it so easy for him and he had a blast. Can't recommend this company enough and it's some of the best ziplining if ever encountered. Don't think about it just do and Pura Vida. Mario"..."
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White water rafting class II & III
"Great fun. The guide went out of his way to make the journey more interesting, the fruit served was fresh and delicious, and the tour of the garden and sugarcane was nice."..."
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Full-Day Whitewater Rafting Sarapiqui Jungle Run Class 3-4 from La Fortuna
"We had such an amazing time on this tour! David was the best guide and everyone with the company was so friendly. I would book any tour through this company again because this was the highlight of our trip!"..."
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Sarapiqui White Water Rafting from La Fortuna
"This tour was a lot of fun. The guides explained in detail prior to going down the river all of the paddle commands and when to move into the boat. When someone fell out on the first rapid there was a security kayak that got her back into the boat immediately. Despite moving fast down the river we got to see animals in the trees that were pointed out to us. The local lunch was delicious and we had a place to shower and change prior to riding back to our hotels."..."
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Balsa River White Water Rafting class 2/3.
"We did Balsa River White Water Rafting with two kids and it was one of the best activities in La Fortuna. Our tour guide Colon was awesome. We enjoyed this activity so much. This company is great."..."
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White Water River Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal
"Great tour. Our tour guide Mario was amazing at giving instructions. Also gave us bit of history knowledge. Amazing lunch as well. Great tour for first timers."..."
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Our Famous Mambo Combo Canyoning and Rafting near the Arenal Volcano
"PURA VIDA!! This was an amazing experience!! We had no prior experience repelling. Caesar and the rest of the crew were brilliant. It’s worth every penny! Very exciting, thrilling adventure. All the while you feel safe and secure in the very professional guides hands. Do not come to Costa Rica and miss out on this amazing combo with this ultra professional team!"..."
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White Water Rafting (Class III) -Arenal Area
"Lots of fun. Our guide in the raft was both funny and seemed to know what he was doing. Definitely would do this experience again. Good value for the money."..."
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White Water Rafting Class II & III in the AFTERNOON
"It was our first time white water rafting and they made us feel at ease. We had a lesson before getting in water and then we were off. This was probably my favorite thing we did while in Costa Rica"..."
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Rafting Class 2-3 Sarapiqui AFTERNOON Trip
"Rapids began right off. Only 1 slow section to swim Yahoo! Be prepared for a long drive with a very talkative (but nice) guide."..."

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