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Address: La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 7262
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Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure...

Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica. WAVE Expeditions is BEST option for all your favorite outdoor activites in one location. Arenal is the one stop destination for Rafting, Canyoning, Hiking, Wildlife, Canopy, Biking and much more! WAVE Expeditions has earned a reputation for professionalism, organization, and high quality trips.

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We did this as part of our monkey tours and we had a blast. This was one of my favorite parts of the trip. Gerald was our guide and we had so much fun. He knew how to have fun... read more

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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did this as part of our monkey tours and we had a blast. This was one of my favorite parts of the trip. Gerald was our guide and we had so much fun. He knew how to have fun, but still be safe. He tried to get everyone tipped out of the boat, but first I managed to stay... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My family took Wave Expeditions on what we had expected to be a fun but nonstressful rafting trip. What was supposed to be a Class 2-3 river was made into a class 4 river by our guide hitting rapids sideways and trying to throw people out of the raft. He did throw my husband out, but had not given any... More 

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Thank Cara G
Nixa, Missouri
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This company is absolutely awful. NO safety or paddling instructions were provided before starting. All of the rafts were under-inflated, and all of the guides would go into rapids sideways in an attempt to make passengers fall off. I felt incredibly unsafe, and have felt more safe in class 4 rivers than this class 2 river. Our guide had a... More 

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Thank livgam
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend went on their tour class II and III rafting with our guide being Warner. It was an amazing experience! The entire group of guys are just a super fun group and you can tell they love their job! I had an amazing time for this being my first time ever doing it it was AMAZING!!! You... More 

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Thank yeraldinrm
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was so fun. It does not require as much physical effort, but you will be rowing down a river for 1hr 45 min. Steven was our guide. He was very encouraging and fun. There are some great level 3 sections of rafting for the first hour, and then much calmer waters in the second half It is so much... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the class 2/3 white water rafting and had a great time. It was my first time ever which was a little nerve racking but our guide Sanchez was great. He was informative, fun and always made us feel safe. It was better than I expected and our team really worked great together. We also really... More 

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Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eric was a brilliant guide - the 7 miles was amazing fun be prepared to get soaked! Wanted to do another 7 miles !! - Saw Sloth and moneys - there is an opportunity to float in middle of rapids which provides a different experience. Afterwards the lunch provided was great and there was the added bonus of a sugar... More 

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Thank BusybeeSussex
Tampa, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used both the biggest tour companys while in Arenal area. Although I have NO complaints about either company (Desfario was other) Wave was just more personal. On this river, Desfario had about six rafts out full of people. Wave had just one raft with four people, that includes my husband and myself. Just a more personal approach. We did... More 

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Thank Randi W
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to do water rafting our first day in Costa Rica. Best decision ever! We chose the Sarapiqui River as we had heard it was the most popular. Honestly I started the tour quote scared as I can't swim. Yes, I haven't learned how to swim. Anyhow once we started I knew I was going to be ok and... More 

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Thank Nancy A
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I had reservation booked by Pacifc Tradewinds for the class ll/lll with Wave Expeditions. We are so glad we chose this as one of our activities. This was our 1st time white water rafting and our guide, Jose made us feel safe in his abilities & expertise. River Balsa is beautiful, clean and has just the right... More 

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