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Address: Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2761 6768
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This narrow river offers white-water rafting that's enjoyable at every...

This narrow river offers white-water rafting that's enjoyable at every level.

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US$89.00*
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White Water River Rafting Class III-IV from La Fortuna-Arenal
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Class II-III Rafting and Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna
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Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II-III Rapids

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Took boat tour on the Sarapiqui River and then a horseback ride in rain forest

Left from San Jose and 2 hours later our group made it to our destination in the Rain Forest. We took a boat ride up the Sarapiqui River and then took a hour long horseback ride... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Joseph W
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Nashport, Ohio
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Nashport, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Left from San Jose and 2 hours later our group made it to our destination in the Rain Forest. We took a boat ride up the Sarapiqui River and then took a hour long horseback ride through rain forest and late lunch. Returned to original meeting point after a return trip on the river boat, Was a treat to see... More 

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Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The motor boat ride was very relaxing. The captain/operator appeared to be very proud of his Country and his job. He was very informative and got us close to iguanas, monkeys, birds, crocodiles. Be aware: At location they only accept cash or a voucher from a hotel. During the raining season, tours are not available.

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Thank Alex F
Chilamate, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This river is the ideal. Surrounded by lush green rainforest in the upper section of the river there are Class III-IV rapids... further downriver the river widens and deepens for boat tours and great wildlife viewing including birds and crocs... all along the river you will find local swimming holes and Tarzan swings!!!!

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burbank, ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

The boat ride was relaxing... the main attraction: the crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys and birds that made up some of the wildlife that inhabit the river and forest. This was definitely a highlight of our week-long tour of this beautiful country.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

we took a cruise with sarapiqui river cruise, which went up river into the nature preserve. I think we were short a guide, but the driver pointed out monkeys, a lot of birds and a couple of lizards including the "Jesus lizard". Definitely recommended.

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We rented a boat from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and went down the river to where it meets the San Juan River and the border of Nicaragua. We saw many crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys and birds. A beautiful way to see these beautiful creatures. You can also take a boat right out to Tortugera and stay overnight. We did that last... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great river for all sorts of adventure and leisure activities including: White water rapids treks canoeing bat tours chocolate tours Pura Vida!

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Thank RafikiLondon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this area after rains with our tour guide who was a local from his youth. We took a boat tour and saw so much wildlife! Within just an hour and a half, we saw a Cayman, American crocodile, a turtle, howler monkeys, a two toed sloth, snake bird, local swallows, a bat, and a weasel. The highlight was... More 

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Thank Kate M
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

This river runs down from Costa Rica's mountainous central highlands, the Cordillera Central. The land varies from 112 to 9,500 feet, which is a big reason so many migratory birds come to the region. We rafted on Class I and II rapids, and learned abut the flora and fauna during a walk along the bank. Rafting has many different levels... More 

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Thank Judi L
Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

I realy recoment this tour becouse You have the oportunity of enjoy the tropical rain forest on boat watching and learning about birds, the importance of the river.

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