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Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal - with unbiased reviews

Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal

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Overview
Take hold of adventure with this rappelling/white water rafting tour! Rappel down the canyons before paddling down fun Class II-III rapids, all under the watchful eyes of your guides/instructors. Pick-up/drop-off, lunch and refreshments are included; professional photography will be available for purchase separately if you choose.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica

This action-packed, full adrenaline Raft & Rappel combo is sure to be the highlight of your vacation! Start your adventure with a 30 minute trek in a 4 X 4 to the tropical rainforest on the outskirts of La Fortuna in the shadow of the majestic Arenal Volcano.  After gearing up and a short safety and rappelling briefing, you embark on a short hike on a trail through the rainforest.  Once you arrive you will descend down the first waterfall into the spectacular canyon below, climb the side of the canyon wall, zip-line across the canyon and rappel down to the canyon floor. After a short trek out of the canyon on a magical trail, jump back in the 4x4 vehicle waiting to take you to the Balsa River.  Enjoy two hours of exhilarating white water rapids including “Magnetic Rock” and “Dredges” along this beautiful, tropical river.  Enjoy a delightful swim, and reinvigorate yourself with fresh tropical fruits and a cold drink.  At the end of the rafting trek you will enjoy a delicious Costa Rican lunch.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Wave Expeditions, Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Provided equipment: tube, vest, and helmet
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Soft Drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels outside of immediate La Fortuna area
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Minimum Age 8
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • 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 dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet.
  • 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 transfer bus or on tour, please check carefully before getting off bus and at end of tours
  • Tour requires 1 adult minimum to book
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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liza b wrote a review Sep 2019
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My daughter and I loved this tour. We were there at the beginning of the rainy season and the rapids were fantastic. The whole team of guide were great and made it a wonderful experience. Would do this again for sure!!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from waveexpedition, Manager at Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Awesome review! Thanks for joining us on the river. We hope you do get the chance to spend the day on the river with us again sooon. Hasta Pronto
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Mandy D wrote a review Jul 2019
2 contributions
Had an amazing time waterfall rappelling , canyoning and then white water rafting. I’m not typically the type to write reviews but we had one tour guide that was just amazing so I wanted to give him a shout out as well as tell you all that if you get a chance to ask for a
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from waveexpedition, Guest Relations Manager at Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Hi Mandy, Your opinion is important to us!. Thanks for sharing your river Story. We´re glad to hear that you enjoyed your Rafting and Canyoning adventure combo. We hope to see you again on the river soon. Pura Vida!. Wave Staff.
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Casey M wrote a review Jan 2019
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Was my first rappel, and rapid rafting trip. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. Fantastic time by all
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Response from waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal
Responded 17 Jan 2019
Fantastic!, that´s a great way to try something new!, this combo is one of our best sellers, people really love the combination of Rappel down Waterfalls and Paddle Hard the Rapids Class II & III of Balsa River. Hope to see you again next time with more adventures to collect!. Pura Vida, Wave Staff.
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rolandlinda1 wrote a review Aug 2018
423 contributions166 helpful votes
My wife and I live in Costa Rica and recently took some friends rafting with Wave Expedition. We had lots of fun were not disappointed with our adventure. We very often take our friends and guest rafting with Wave Expedition and we continue to get great feedback from all of
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Date of experience: August 2018
Response from waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal
Responded 19 Aug 2018
Hi Rrodriguez, Nailed it! We feel very glad to hear this nice review. Thanks for recommending us!. Pura Vida!. Wave Staff.
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Scott W wrote a review Aug 2018
22 contributions4 helpful votes
First time white water rafting for the family, including 10 and 12 year old daughters. The guide was very thorough in their safety and instructional briefing, and very clear as to what he expected from us on the water. He wasn’t afraid to call out paddlers that weren’t engaged
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Response from waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Canyoning Rappelling from La Fortuna-Arenal
Responded 12 Aug 2018
Hi Scott, Thanks for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed our Rafting Experience. Rafting In Costa Rica is a must Do... FUN is guaranteed!. We have this family Friendly Rafting Class II & III at Balsa River, kids really love this!. We hope to see you again next time on the River. Pura Vida!. Wave Staff
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  • Arenal Volcano
  • Duration: 9h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
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