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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba provided by Explornatura

Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba

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Overview
Both first-time and experienced white-water rafters will love splashing their way through 18 miles (29 kilometers) of Class III and IV rapids along the Pacuare River. On this convenient day trip from Turrialba you'll experience some of Costa Rica's most beautiful nature while floating and bouncing your way down the river. Don't worry about safety, as you'll be given a full briefing before you start.
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You'll start at
Explornatura
Cartago Province, Turrialba, Costa RicaDeparture Point: Explornatura Office, Base Camp. Dates: Daily
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    Explornatura
    Stop: 5 hours -
    We provide experienced, specialized rafting guides, great food, top of the line equipment, and a full day of safe & exciting adventures.
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Explornatura
Cartago Province, Turrialba, Costa RicaDeparture Point: Explornatura Office, Base Camp. Dates: Daily
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Highlights
  • Lunch from a scenic riverside camp is included
  • A fun day out for friends and families with older kids
  • Travel through the heart of Costa Rica's lush jungle landscape
  • Best suited to active travelers who enjoy swimming and getting wet
Important Information
Departure Point
Explornatura, Cartago Province, Turrialba, Costa Rica
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Transfer from Turrialba
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • What to bring:
  • T-shirt
  • Swimsuit
  • Shorts
  • Tennis shoes or sandals with ankle straps (no flip-flops)
  • Sunblock.
  • Extra clothes and towel will be needed at the end of the tour
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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WayneLovesAdventure wrote a review Mar 2020
Gladstone, Australia88 contributions24 helpful votes
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We did a couple of tours with Explornatura. The canyoning and the white water rafting. The canyoning was fantastic as it included 5 Zip lines and 4 abseils. Two of which were with swings. Suggest bringing gloves for those with office hands and a water proof camera. That is why
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Response from Explornatura, Owner at Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
Responded 16 Mar 2020
It is great to know about your experience with us. You did 2 of the best adventure trips in Costa Rica. We will take your suggestion under consideration, thank you very much for your visit, the review and your suggestions. Hope to see you again in Costa Rica to have more adventures and enjoy another delicious lunch :) Pura Vida
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ManuBlanchard wrote a review Mar 2020
L'Etang-Sale, Reunion Island3 contributions2 helpful votes
What a fantastic way it was to end our two week trip round Costa Rica! We took the Family Tour with our 7 year-old son and our 10 year-old daughter who had never rafted before. The guides made us feel incredibly welcome and safe from the very beginning. They were very
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Response from Explornatura, Owner at Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
Responded 9 Mar 2020
We love to take families to the river, just as you said, it is a fantastic experience. Our guides are safe oriented it and if you feel safe, you have more fun :) We are glad your family enjoy the trip and had a great meal. Thank you very much for your comments and for your visit. Hope to see you again in Costa Rica Pura Vida
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E H wrote a review Feb 2020
Paris, France8 contributions4 helpful votes
Small and great company with Nice people, they only have 2 raft.before we began there is 15min To explain safety rules. We had Lot of fun and the lunch was very good. We recommend it!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Explornatura, Owner at Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you for supporting our small company :0) with you visit and your review. We do our best to make our trips safe, fun and great lunch. Hope to see you again in Turrialba Pura Vida
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Btb wrote a review Feb 2020
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom27 contributions5 helpful votes
With 5 others I wanted to experience gentle rafting whilst in Costa Rica and this experience was recommended at $85. From the pick up at the meeting point we were made welcome and comfortable with our guide explaining what we were going to do. On arrival it was a 30 min walk
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Response from Explornatura, Owner at Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for your detail description of the trip. We are very happy to know about your experience with us. The Pacuare river on the Finca La Cruz section is a great option to enjoy the nature and beauty of the river with rapids class II. We focus to provide a safe enjoyable experience with a great meal. Hope to see you again in Turrialba. Pura Vida
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Francis wrote a review Jan 2020
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The tour is amazing and fantastic with very smart people full of humor. The lunch was excellent . Very beautiful viewes all around the descent
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Explornatura, Owner at Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
Responded 12 Feb 2020
It is very pleasant to know about your experience with us. Thank you very much for coming with us and for your review. Good humor with smart people and great lunch sounds like a great combo. Hope to see you again in Turrialba. Pura Vida
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About the operator

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jen b
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Love rafting!
Michael is the best guide ever!!! He teaches you all about plants and wildlife! He makes you feel safe during the
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lcp05aa
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Canyoning and Ziplining
This was a great way to experience the nature that abounds in Turrialba. Our group of 12 (10 university students an
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trenschiii
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Great adventure with great guides!
We loved the Rafting gour with explornatura. The staff is great, we had a lot of fun and felt very safe. The lunch
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SharonKircher
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Waterfall canyoning
Fantastic tour for the adventure junkie.. the tour guide Louis was awesome and so knowledgeable.. I had the most am
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Lambourne89
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Exciting canyon and canopy tour!
My wife, two friends and I went on a canyoning and canopy tour today. We were picked up from our hotel, Hotel Villa
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upforadventure4
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Fun and educational
Highly recommend a visit to Finca la Florita if you are in the area. The experience was fun and educational. Our
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LiesBelgica
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CATIE by 3H-VTT
We had a three-hour-VTT tour around CATIE, universitary research & preservation project. Although it rained it was
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currip74
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Cayoning
Today we had a great experience doing cayoning. The people were super friendly and kind. 100% recommend.
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FabienR42
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Excellent rafting experience on the Pacuare river
We were only 2 on the raft + our guide Luis, and we were accompanied by a safety kayayer Michael. The river was qui
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Floor W
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Amazing rafting trip!
It had just rained for a few days so the class 4 rapids were great! Amazing tour through wild river, canyons and wa
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Tourist638823
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Canyoning and Ziplining was awesome!
We were staying in Turrialba for part of our trip and wanted to go zip lining. Explornatura offers an amazing trip
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peyt0nz
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Would highly recommend Angel for Salkantay!
Will be the best trip of your life, such a great tour. Angel is a fantastic guy and an amazing tour guide. And salk
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msaifman
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Explornatura Canyoning & Canopy Tour
My girlfriend and I went on the Explornatura Canyoning & Canopy tour in Turrialba after doing the White Water Rafti
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LFKLEH
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Family Canyoning and Rafting was the highlight of our time in Costa Rica
We did one day of Canyoning and Zip lining and one day of rafting with kids 9 and 11. It was a lot of fun for the k
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AdamD232
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Canyoning and ziplining
We had a really enjoyable experience. The guides Dave And Mario we really encouraging to my wife who was a bit appr
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