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Pacuare River Tours

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Do Not Be Afraid to Do THIS!!!!

Best adventure of my life. So beautiful and a once in a lifetime experience. We booked a tour and... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Shawn Z
Norwalk, Iowa, United States
Amazing views and a great time!

Highly recommended! This was my very first whitewater rafting experience and it was certainly an... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Best adventure of my life. So beautiful and a once in a lifetime experience. We booked a tour and had lunch included and transportation from our hotel. Rated third most beautiful river in the world. Best part was floating through the canyon and meeting new...More

1  Thank Shawn Z
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Highly recommended! This was my very first whitewater rafting experience and it was certainly an awesome one. The guides were extremely knowledgeable, the views were unbelievable, and the water was clean. Be VERY persistent with the sunblock though as I got burned even after two...More

1  Thank meknehans
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a must do if you're in costa rica! The guides are really good at what they do and are very professional. The highlight of my trip!

Thank jmfleites
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Osvaldo and Edourado were super fun, very competent and prepared the best luch we've had in Costa Rica to date!

1  Thank obxsurfer1999
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This was by far our best experience we had in Costa Rica. The river is beautiful. The instructors are fun and informative. Be prepared to work muscles that you perhaps forgot you had. My wife and I (+60) were sore for 4 days but it...More

2  Thank StinkyandStinkpretty
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day trip with Explorades on our last day in Costa Rica. We needed to travel from Puerto Viejo to San Jose, and rafting rather than road trip was recommended. So glad we opted for this, just brilliant! Great organisation, pick-up, breakfast and safety briefing....More

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Anyone considering the Pacuare River, Level 3-4, you need to lookup Exploradores. This company puts safety ahead of profits. Please look up my TripAdvisor review on Exploradores.

Thank mjbcmjbc
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a great experience with Exploredores river rafting tours. Andreas was our most outstanding guide. I must say the Pacuare River is truly one of the most beautiful rivers in the world. I only wish we'd seen a sloth or two. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Rigdon F
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I didn't know what to expect and was pretty nervous but it was extremely safe and enjoyable. Santiago was our guide and he was outstanding! He was extremely knowledgeable, read the currents well, and ensured that our strokes were calculated and efficient. The views were...More

Thank paulmichalowski
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There are many rafting companies in Costa Rica. We lucked out and selected Green Frog after searching TA and Google. The Pacuare River is the best in Costa Rica, even in March, the dry season. We were disappointed with a short trip on the Tenorio...More

4  Thank GWB_NH
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Can you sign up to do the foot bridge without doing the white water rafting? Thank you.
21 May 2017|
Response from StinkyandStinkpretty | Reviewed this property |
Not on the package that we sign up for. We may have gone with a different provider.
Bryon C
we would like to raft the river but carry on to Puerto Viejo is that possible to find a ride ? r
13 November 2016|
Response from barry w | Reviewed this property |
The company we used in Jan 2016 - Exploradores Adventuras - picks up and drops off at a number of different locations. We got picked up at our hotel near the San Jose airport, and at the end of our ( 2 day) trip, we got... More
Adoracion P
Can you pick us up (4) from GUAPILES airport? We want the first day rafting, then the next day we want to see the CABECAR Indians and visit a SHAMAN then take us back to SAN JOSE. I'm wondering it this can be done? We are coming from the OSA PENINSULA and can't decide whether to fly to GUAPILES or to SAN JOSE. Guapiles seem to be closer to PACUARE RIVER in the map.
8 June 2016|
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Response from barry w | Reviewed this property |
The answer, I think, is yes, but at an extra charge.The companies offering free pick-up and drop-off do so only from hotels in the San Jose area or, in the case of Exploradores, also the Puerto Viejo/east coast side. In our... More