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Whitewater River Rafting Class III-IV from San Jose to Arenal

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Departure Point
WAVE Rafting, Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Driver and professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Equipment: Raft, paddles, rafting vest and helmet
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age 12 years old
  • Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Participants will get wet, please dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet. No flip-flops allowed
  • Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river or the bus, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose, please make sure you have all your items before getting off the bus at the end of the day
  • This tour requires a 2 passenger minimum to book
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Wave Expeditions
Amazing Adventure
We did this 4 years ago and loved it. It was the scariest thing I’ve ever done, and the most fun! So when we booked
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Great Family Adventure
We have 4 teenagers and were looking for a day of adventure and fun and this was it. I have to say I was a little t
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Thanks Mario !
We had. A great adventure with our guide Mario and the entire Wave Expeditions team. We felt safe, informed and ha
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White water rafting
Our guide was Agusto. He was super funny and very informative! He took his time to explain all the safety rules and
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Amazing time rafting with Super Mario!
I had never been white water rafting before and I'd say this was a perfect tour to my feet wet. If you're seeking s
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Family fun rafting and more
Good times and fun for our family. We enjoyed the rafting on balsam river and then lunch and sugar cane demonstrat
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thomas j
Wonderful Rafting Trip
Great crew and very nice rafting trips, All the guides were just amazing they really knows all the rapids, thank yo
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Class 2-3 Rafting
We went to CR for my bachelor trip looking for adventure, this activity did not disappoint. What a thrill! Most o
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Hands down my favorite excursion!
This excursion was my friends and I's favorite excursion, which is really impressive considering how much fun I had
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Scott C
Great time
Friendly guides great all around experience including the lunch. One of rafting trips we have been on.
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Fabulous first whitewater rafting outing for all of us!
Alonso was an awesome guide, and kept us safe and entertained throughout the entire trip! The trip was much more c
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Super Mario
We loved our day today with super Mario!! He was a fun, informative, engaging and skilled guide. The experience ov
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One of our favorite days in Costa Rica
I scheduled this adventure day for the first full day in Costa Rica because I didn't want to dread it all week...
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What a ride!
Our entire experience was amazing! My wife and I did the class II-III rapids tour with Mario and we could not have
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Great fun!
This was our first time rafting and what a blast! The Wave team were very professional and safety conscious with im
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Key Details
  • Sarapiqui River
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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