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Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

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La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Relish the tranquil beauty of the Peñas Blancas River during this 4-hour float from La Fortuna. At a relaxed pace perfect for families, you’ll cruise past tropical wildlife that call the banks of Peñas Blancas River home: with luck, you’ll glimpse toucans, monkeys, and sloths. Enjoy tropical fruit, cold drinks, and lunch during onshore breaks, and relish the convenience of round-trip transport from your La Fortuna accommodation.
  • 4-hour gentle float down the Penas Blancas River from La Fortuna
  • Ideal choice for families; suitable for young children 3 and older
  • Observe wildlife and exotic birds with a guide
  • With luck, see monkeys, toucans, and sloths in their natural habitat
  • Lunch, snacks, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Beverages
Snacks
Driver and professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Air-conditioned vehicle
Use of life jacket
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Alcoholic drinks
Gratuities
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
WAVE Rafting , Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Please arrive 30 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

This activity will end right where it started.Hotels outside of normal route may have an extra transportation charge. o Arenal Lodge o Lost Iguana o Luna Nueva o Bosque de Chachagua o Chachagua Rainforest o Tilajari o Leaves and Lizards o Observatory Lodge o La Mansion o El Castillo o Rancho Margot. o Nuevo Arenal Hotels o Termales el Bosque o El Tucano o Lands in Love o La Garza
Kick off your experience with pickup at your La Fortuna hotel at either 7am, 1pm, or 4pm. Make sure you’re armed with insect repellant and sunscreen.

Following a short 30-minute journey to the Peñas Blancas River, you’ll arrive at your docking point and, after a safety briefing and life vest fitting, board an inflatable boat to begin your 1.5-hour cruise.

At a leisurely speed, glide past tropical rain forest abundant with wildlife and, using the provided binoculars, keep your eyes peeled for monkeys, sloths, and toucans.

Stop to enjoy tropical fruit and cold drinks midway through your journey and conclude the cruise with lunch on the banks of the river. Your experience ends with hotel drop-off in La Fortuna.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Minimum age 3 and children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tour may be conducted by a multilingual guide
  • Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Participants will get wet, please wear shoes that will stay on feet. No heels.
  • Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose
  • Not responsible for items left on bus, please check carefully before getting off bus
  • This tour requires a 2 person minimum to book
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Wave Expeditions
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Nature Wildlife Safari Float Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal.

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Relaxed nature float
kickenandbrian
, Feb 2020
This has been one of our favorite excursions so far in CR. A nice relaxed pace with a very knowledgeable guide made for a great float. A sloth, 2 species of monkey, lots of birds, a Jesus Christ lizard, just to name some of what we saw. We would definitely recommend this for anyone wanting to slow down and enjoy nature instead of zipping through it..

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