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Wave Expeditions

La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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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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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best activities of our entire Costa Rica Trip was rafting the Rio Balsa. The river definitely provides an extremely active experience. There is a lot of really good whitewater; this is not a float trip. The staff was great and Wave Expeditions...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a well organized tour company. On time pickup at the hotel. They outfitted in helmets and life vests, then onto the river. Our guide Carlos spoke perfect English and we had a great adventure o. The river. We drove to lunch after to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This organization knows how to do a vacation correctly! Our 4th trip to CR, this time based in Tamarindo with hiking excursions to Santa Rosa, Rincon de la Vieja and a Palo Verde boat trip [great kingfishers and crocs]. Everything [hotel Cala Luna, transportation to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a group of 8 women and some had never done white water rafting. The staff was helpful, fun and made the trip fantastic!! We will be back again!

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife and two sons, 11 & 13 on the Sarapiqui. The guides were very friendly and adventurous. The Class III and IV rapids were throughout the rafting, not much rest between them. We have rafted the Kennebec in Maine, and this was...More

Thank Robert d
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A great day out. Very efficient pick-up from our hotel and transfer, lovely team and very fun rapids! The food for lunch was delicious and the sugar cane was tasty too! Would definitely recommend to anyone who is in the area. Thanks guys, Pura Vida!

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Non stop adrenaline for at least 45 minutes!! Our daughter squealed with delight the entire time and is begging to go again. Beautiful rain forest setting, exciting level 2-3 rapids, with a lovely typical Costa Rican lunch on an organic farm. Delicious coffee and interesting...More

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Julie A
2 January 2017|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Julie I have 2 water mad children as well! Our min age for the zip line and rafting combo is 8 years old, however I have an option that might work for you. We can go ahead and book your family for the Zip LIne... More
Dennis J
2 August 2016|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Dennis.... Great to hear you will be joining us on the river next month. The rivers here in Costa Rica are younger rivers and that means they are actually quite shallow in most parts. The depth various... More
Jamie C
2 August 2016|
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Response from Giulicri | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring it: I also get cold easily, but the water was already warm in July, it was even a raining and cloudy day and I never felt cold. You will wear a tide life jacket and you are supposed to paddle ... quite a... More