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The Floating Tour

Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8906 2002
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REALLY fun, unique adventure in nature!

After a pleasant two hour hike we jumped into a lovely waterfall! Then we put life jackets on our... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Judith V
One of the highlights of our trip!

We had kids ages 8, 10, & 15 come on this tour. We had a great time during the hike learning... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8906 2002
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

After a pleasant two hour hike we jumped into a lovely waterfall! Then we put life jackets on our bottoms (legs through the arm holes), and floated downriver... so much fun! It's an adventure: jumping off rocks into the water, navigating through rapid areas, but...More

Thank Judith V
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had kids ages 8, 10, & 15 come on this tour. We had a great time during the hike learning about some of the plants and animals. The float was exciting and everyone did some cliff jumping. Alvaro personally escorted my 8 year old...More

Thank Jessijean
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was a great tour with fabulous scenery. Started with a forest walk then hit the water. The river was up a bit so Alvaro did take us around a few of the larger rapids - better safe than sorry! We did get bounced around...More

Thank BonnySteveandDee
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Funnest thing I did in Drake Bay. This is the second time I've been there and had to do the river float again. You get a hike at the beginning through the jungle a float down the river in nice cool water and a hike...More

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Thank susan_julian48
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Perhaps not for everyone, but totally up my alley. The guide was low-key and fun - leading a real Pura Vida style experience. The tour involves a somewhat rigorous hike through primary forest with a few steep sections. You swim below a beautiful waterfall and...More

Thank Dylan G
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Our floating adventure was the most memorable and fun event in our Costa Rica stay. We are older (71 and 75) and were fine on the hike into waterfall - loved the swim under the falls The river float itself was mostly fabulous - rain...More

Thank sunnycliff
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We did 3 tours with Pacheco Cabins and the floating tour was my favorite! It was such an amazing experience that included a good hike where we saw toucans and monkeys, a beautiful water full, and ended with some fun in the water while we...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful day on the OSA peninsula found us trucking into the jungle to find the river we were to float down with several others. After about a one hour easy hike we arrived! Donning our life jackets in a "sitting style" we floated leisurely...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. It is an amazing way of feel nature's pace floating down the river and under all these amazing trees full of life. Alvaro was the perfect guide for this tour, he really...More

Thank AlidaFab
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A fantastic tour and great way to really get to see the Rainforest and experience nature at its best! Alvero is a wonderful guide who makes sure you are safe, taken care of and always having fun!

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Robin D
19 September 2016|
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Response from erickbotic | Property representative |
The tour hes talking about is another one... the floating tour we are talking about here goes from 8 am till 1:30 pm, you will need tennis shoes and clothes that can get wet, we will pick you up from your hotel, the cost is... More