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Desafio Adventure Company

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 0020
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Desafio Adventure Company is considered the top tour outfitter in Costa Rica's Epicenter of Adventure near the Arenal Volcano. Desafio offers high-quality rafting tours, canyoning, biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, transfer with tour services, incentive programs, volunteer opportunities and much more. There are only two rules to follow with Desafio: 1) Be Safe and 2) Have Serious Fun! Look for Desafio in Downtown La Fortuna near the Arenal Volcano or take the Desafio Adventure Connections to the Monteverde, Guanacaste, San Jose, Manuel Antonio and Playa Samara! Desafio is family-owned and operated and your "one-stop-shop" for adventure travel in Costa Rica and beyond!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 0020
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Arrangements were made before leaving and Desafio kept their promise and didn't let us down on several pick ups. Also a trip arranged and to no fault of their own (bad weather) they found us an alternative rather than let us down. Local company and...More

Thank SharonJames_11
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a white water rafting trip and hike with Desafio. I highly recommend this company. They were friendly, on time, professional. The transportation was clean, the equipment state of the art, and the food at our lunch stops delicious. They really went above and...More

Thank morgangreenlaw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have booked the Canoying tour and it was a 'private' tour with 2 friendly guides. It was amazing and it was really a once in a lifetime feeling. We went though the rain forest, jump into a very small lake and so on... So...More

Thank feeby-fanbi
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did this with my two young teens and it was an absolute highlight for all 3 of us. We were pleased that we chose Desafio. The guides are bilingual, know the river well, were highly interactive, and genuinely enjoyed the experience with us. However,...More

Thank hennesda
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had never been white water rafting before. This is a great company for experienced rafters as well as beginners such as us. The guides were professional and all had a great sense of humor. Equipment is first rate, and it ended up being one...More

Thank Waffie67
Reviewed 6 days ago

On the back of the Balsa river white water rafting experience being so fantastic, we quickly booked this canyoneering adventure. I was slightly apprehensive given the write-up talks about the final thrill being a 200+ foot drop down a waterfall... No worries ! Our guide...More

Thank nauj63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice service and reasonably priced packages. Very safety oriented. They do accept credit card payments. It is better to have a visa creditcard that does not charge you 3 percent charge for using it overseas. Visa is the only one widely accepted in this country.

Thank NaikNeena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Desafio adventure company is by far the best company in costa rica, im always very happy after booking the tours with them.

Thank Cesar P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would first like to start by saying we had a really good time. We did the Gravity Falls combo tour with Mountain biking and white water rafting on the Balsa river. Gravity Falls was a lot of fun, though I felt a bit rushed...More

Thank Foodiebyummy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to mention that I have traveled to many places and have used many travel groups, but frankly speaking, have never came across something this great. Your adventure company is awesome and we really had a very good time. You guys surely know...More

Thank Jharna M
DesafioAdventures, Owner at Desafio Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Jharna! What an incredible review. That's a fantastic compliment especially considering you've traveled with other groups. We are proud of our team and it's so important for them to know when they are doing a good job. Thank you for taking the time to...More

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TenilleM20
2 September 2017|
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Response from chell122267 | Reviewed this property |
booking the rafting? it was never fearful and we all wore life vests. the rapids were strong enough to carry us but didn't seem dangerous.
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crn97
10 August 2017|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hola CRN, Thank you very much for your question. I can imagine it's a little overwhelming to pick and choose activities and tour operators here in the Arenal Volcano area because there is just so much to do! Desafio... More
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