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White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna

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This 2.5-hour journey with your professional guide down a lush Costa Rican river offers the thrill of big waves and excitement for the whole family. Navigate 10 kilometers of white water rapids, stop along the way to rest a bit, do a little swimming, and enjoy some fresh Costa Rica fruit.  After white water rafting, enjoy a Costa Rica style lunch at a local restaurant.
Highlights
  • Power down the Balsa River for a look at Costa Rica’s wild side
  • Chances to see sloths, monkeys, and more
  • Guided white-water rafting trip balances adventure and safety
  • Costa Rican-style lunch and snacks are included
What to Expect
Make your own way to the rafting office to meet your guide and begin your tour. Practice a few key safety maneuvers before heading out on the Balsa River. This rafting trip takes you down six miles (10 kilometers) of class II to III white-water rapids that keep your adrenaline pumping. Work together with your group to paddle hard and navigate the water while your guide steers the raft and keeps you safe. Stop along the way to rest, swim, snack, and admire views of the surrounding rain forest, with opportunities to see animals like sloths, howler monkeys, aquatic birds, and more. The tour concludes with a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
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Important Information
Departure Point
La Fortuna of San Carlos
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Beer
  • Bottled water
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age 5 years old
  • Maximum weights 220 pounds
  • Please bring changing clothes, water shoes, clothes to get wet
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Very well organized from pick up to drop off, Everything was very smooth with Danny and his team, Great adventure day.
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Response from Arenal R, Propietario at White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
Responded 2 days ago
HELLO SHELLY Greetings from Arenal Rafting Company! We want to thank you for the feedback, it is very important for us to continue growing the service and also to keep making people dream come true with the rafting adventure amazing it is. Thank you so much Pura Vida,
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Danny and the rest of the guides just amazing, We really had a blast at the river, so much fun and adrenaline with all the rapids, Great trip
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Response from Arenal R, Propietario at White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
Responded 4 days ago
Hola ANTOINETTE Thank you for having booked with Arenal Rafting Company! We want to thank you for sharing your rafting experience with the world, we are very pleased, looking forward to see you back in La Fortuna town the epicenter of the adventure in Costa Rica. Pura Vida,
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This river rafting trip was awesome! Our guide, Carlos, was great at giving instructions on handling the white water. No one fell out. At one point, Carlos pulled over along the river, disappeared into the jungle and and came back with a baby poisonous dart frog. So cool.
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Response from Arenal R, Propietario at White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
Responded 1 week ago
Hola MONIQUE Greetings from Arenal Rafting Company! We want to say thank you for such a spectacular review, this shows that you had an amazing time with us on this rafting adventure. As you saw there are many companies around but we are #1 for one reason the safest and the most professional one. Looking forward to having you again in the rivers of Costa Rica. Pura Vida,
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This was a great half-day trip, so well organized and a lot of fun. The guides are funny, experienced and thorough, they try to make the trip as much fun for everyone as possible. It's not a really challenging river but they make sure to get the most out of it for the more
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Response from Arenal R, Propietario at White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
Responded 1 week ago
Hola amigos, Greetings from Arenal Rafting Company! We want to say thank you for such a spectacular review, this shows that you had an amazing time with us on this rafting adventure. As you saw there are many companies around but we are #1 for one reason the safest and the most professional one. Looking forward to having you again in the rivers of Costa Rica. Pura Vida,
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just wonderful, amazing time during the whole trip, Guides were extremely friendly and the rapids just fantastic.
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Response from Arenal R, Propietario at White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hola We want to thank you for sharing your rafting experience with the world, more than glad we are to see that you had a wonderful time with Arenal Rafting. Pura Vida,
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  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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