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Whitewater Rafting Class III and IV provided by Native's Way Costa Rica

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Whitewater Rafting Class III and IV

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    Tenorio National Park
    Stop: 9 hours -
    Hotel Pick up You will be picked up from your hotel and journey to Canas, where you will prepare for your adventure. You will then load into a 4x4 and be taken 30 minutes to the launch point on Tenorio River Rafting down Tenorio River Experience rafting 12 kilometers (2 - 2.5 hours depending on river level & time of year) of the Tenorio River, passing through sections which are dominated by over 22 class III-IV whitewater rapids..   During the smoother sections, take a look around at the lush, forested scenery and try to spot tropical birds perched high in the trees the opportunity to see plenty of other wildlife along the way such as iguanas and monkeys.. This unique rafting tour finishes with the thrilling 12-foot waterfall drop called "Cascabel Falls.” When you arrive to the end of your exciting rafting journey at our private river exit, do a quick hike to the 4x4 vehicle to drive out of this isolated, unspoiled region of Costa Rica, and then head back to to the tour base in Canas. Costa Rica Style Lunch After arriving back to the tour base, you’ll then be treated to a delicious Costa RIca Style lunch called a Casado with rice, beans, salad, plantains, and choice of protien.  Dietary restrictions can be accommodated.  You will be able to use the changing rooms before heading on your way to your hotel in time for a glorious Pacific sunset.
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Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Hacienda Pinilla, Provincia de Guanacaste, 50309, Costa Rica Tenorio Adventure Zone & Route 1 Restaurant, Panamerican Hideway 1, Provincia de Guanacaste, Corobici, Cañas, Guanacaste, 50601, Costa Rica Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Playa Conchal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Provincia de Guanacaste, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica, Playa Matapalo, Carrillo, Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, Costa Rica Playas del Coco, Provincia de Guanacaste, Coco, Costa Rica Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica Playa Panama, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Andaz Costa Rica Resort At Peninsula Papagayo - a concept by Hyatt, Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste Province, Papagayo Peninsula, 50104, Costa Rica Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica, Playa Manzanillo Bahia Culebra Guanacaste Peninsula Papagayo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, Liberia Guanaste 26Km al Norte del Doit, CR-G, Peninsula Papagayo, 05000, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marla wrote a review Jan 2020
Thornton, Colorado1 contribution
Safe and thrilling time!! Our guide (Bryan) was knowledgeable, sweet and cared about our adventure and safety at all times!! Thank you!!
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Date of experience: December 2019
HeySteve G wrote a review Jul 2019
Portland, Oregon39 contributions6 helpful votes
Had a really amazing time rafting the Tenorio river. Our guide was professional and very knowledgeable pointing out different bird species and trees along the river. The rapids were fun, but I would say less intimidating than one would expect given the class III ans IV ratings.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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paindoc770 wrote a review Nov 2018
New York, NY201 contributions68 helpful votes
My wife and I went here. What a blast. The rafts are smaller then other places, only 4 people besides the guide. You do as much or as little as you want (we wanted to do a lot) There are multiple rapids separated by areas of calmness/floating. Guides are not that well versed in
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Date of experience: November 2018
Barney G wrote a review Jan 2018
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Miguel set the tone by appearing before 0630 at our villa in Tamarindo. He briefed us about the drive to Rincón de la Vieja and appropriately stopped for fantastic coffee along the way. What a treat and tone setter. All the way along the route he explained all the local
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Date of experience: December 2017
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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