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Class III and IV White Water Rafting Adventure on the Upper Balsa River

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The balsa river is the best white water rafting choice in the northern area of Costa Rica this great class 3 &4 on the upper part,

Balsa River for an adventure you won’t forget anytime soon! Stop along the way to rest a bit, do a little swimming, and enjoy some fresh Costa Rica fruit. After white water rafting, you will get a clean towel, a cold local beer or water, and we’ll take you to a local restaurant to have a Costa Rica style lunch

Daily tours leave at 09:00 from La Fortuna for our Class IV White Water Rafting Adventure on the Balsa  River and includes round trip transportation from local La Fortuna hotels, all equipment, guides, fruit on the river, local beer or water, & local lunch. We come back to La Fortuna town at 15:00 

This tour is appropriate for anyone with 12 years and older.
Highlights
  • Adventurous but safe white water rafting Class III and IV rapids with a guide
  • All equipment is included in the price of this tour
  • Enjoy complimentary fruit, beer, and bottled water
  • After a day spent on the river, have lunch at a local restaurant
What to Expect
Make your way to the rapids, where you’re fitted for safety equipment. Get on the water and start the 9-mile (14.5-kilometer) journey down the river.
Your guides help you pass Class III and IV rapids, which might require precise maneuvering and some scouting. Take advantage of a stop along the way to swim and snack on fruit.
After the journey down the river, your guide gives you a beer—or water—and takes you to a local restaurant for a Costa Rica-style lunch. Conclude the tour with drop-off at the original departure point.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time with Tom as our guide for the Upper Balsa Rafting trip. You will laugh and get extremely wet with these guys. So much fun.

Thank nmnichols94
Arenal R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hola nmnichols94, Thank you for having booked with Arenal Rafting Company! we appreciate that you took your time to write this review that is very important for us to continue growing as a company. Again thank you for the great feedback. Pura Vida,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent*** just amazing trip on the river, The rapids were spectacular, We loveit doing the rafting trip, Arenal rafting company is by far the best in la fortuna

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank krice76
Arenal R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola krice76, Thank you for having booked with Arenal Rafting Company! We wanto thank you for the feedback that is very important for us to continue making people happy around the world. So again thank you for the commentaries. Pura Vida,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While planning our trip, Maichal Robinson. L was SUPER helpful. He arranged transportation for us from the airport in San Jose to our hotel in Fortuna and then to our next destination after rafting. The crew on the rafting experience was outstanding. Jose educated us...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Arenal R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola thomb620, Greetings from Arenal Rafting Company! We are very glad and pleased that you had a lot of fun in the epicenter of the adventure in Costa Rica, for me it was a pleasure to book and helping you to plan your adventures and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alejandro and Didier were just incredible, They really make our day, We had a lot of fun at the river, there is a lot of water this time of the year, Fun and safeMore

Date of experience: July 2019
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Arenal R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola Christyo008, Thank you for having booked with Arenal Rafting Company! We are very glad that you had a good time here in the epicenter of the adventure in la Fortuna Arenal Rafting, as you saw it very safe and fun. Again thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most adventure trip in la fortuna, This is a must in arenal, Very nice ride with arenal rafting, Great trip and very safe, We felt safe at all time.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Winklerc33
Arenal R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola Winklerc33, Greetings from Arenal Rafting Company! We want to thank you for the feedback it is very important for us to continue growing the service that is amazing already. Again thank you for the comments. Pura Vida,

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Response from MikaelS86sweden | Reviewed this property |
No it’s not that hard. The guide in the raft ask you if you want to go “hard” or “soft”. He also try you in the beginning and see what you can and can’t do. It is super fun and you should definitely do it!
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I’d call them and ask about the age—level 1/2 may be better for her, but they’d know best, It’s about an hour out and 2 back, as you stop to change into dry clothes and get some lunch
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