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“Good times”
Review of Amigos Del Rio

Amigos Del Rio
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Owner description: Welcome to Amigos del RioSafe, Unique, Reliable and Intense Adventures in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica!White Water Rafting in Costa Rica or Kayaking along the Manuel Antonio's coast will make your Costa Rica family vacation unforgettable! Enjoy all the water sports that Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica has to offer you. From world class whitewater rafting at just 30 minutes from the famous Manuel Antonio National Park, in Savegre and Naranjo rivers to Ocean Kayaking along the beautiful Quepos coast line or Mangrove Kayaking at the Damas Island estuary, we will provide you with safe and unique fun, cause we love what we do. Please browse through our site and let us know in which way we can help you enjoy your stay in our beautiful Costa Rica.Pura vida, and see you on the water!The Amigos del Rio Team
Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
173 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
“Good times”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is a very professional outfit. The guides emphasize safety and encourage everyone to have fun. These are not bad rapids, but if the water is high enough you'll experience plenty of excitement.

Visited August 2014
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“ADR Adventure Park”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The ADR Adventure Park (also known as the "high octane" adventure park tour) consists of 10 activities wrapped up into a full day of excitement. The guides were OUTSTANDING. The Tarazon swing, zip lines, rappelling, waterfall canyoning, hiking and many other exciting adventure experiences were terrific. The location of the adventure park is beautiful and the guides were very knowledgeable about the area and shared a lot of fun facts along the way. Very safe and great for a family - our kids are 15 and 17. Delicious lunch was provided.

Visited August 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“A Great Day Out”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

My wife and I chose to use Amigos Del Rio hoping to ride the Class V 'El Chorro'. Unfortunately, due to the time of year (green season) this was not an option but we were dutifully informed of this by the company at the time of booking and chose to ride the Class II/III Savegre river instead. Being thrill seeker types we were slightly apprehensive that we may be a bit disappointed. We could not have been more wrong!
From pick up to departure the fantastic staff made the entire experience an excellent way to spend a day, from William and Chainey entertaining us with during the van ride with their beautiful palm weaving skills and great sense of humour, to the highly professional (and deadly serious) safety instruction before we got started. For anyone wondering 'is this safe/up to the standards of my home country?' we can both assure you, having rafted in other locations around the world, that the equipment, knowledge and instruction are all first class, matching (and in some cases, bettering) American, European and Australian standards.
Our instructor, Chainey (William), was excellent and great fun to be with. His knowledge was not limited to rafting and he provided great knowledge of the local fauna and flora and the farming population of the areas we passed on our way down the river.
Our only complaint was that the day had to end but even that was a highlight as the team served up a really great meal complimented with iced peach tea. Delicious!

Pura Vida Amigos!

Visited August 2014
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Houston, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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“BEST Adventure!”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Our family of 4 went river rafting with Amigos Del Rio on the Savengre River and had a wonderful experience. This was one of the highlights of our entire trip to CR. I highly recommend the excursion and specifically, Amigos Del Rio! Breakfast, Snack and Lunch were provided and the guides were fantastic. The ride to the river takes over an hour, but you don't even realize it because one of the guides is telling you all about the local area, stopping the bus to have you smell leaves and plants (he picks them and brings them on the bus) - a cultural and science lesson all rolled into one! William was GREAT!

Our guide, Kenneth, was great and I felt like my kids (ages 7 and 10) were safe with him guiding our boat. He had a ton of experience (has been down the river 1000s of times).

The rafting trip takes a break halfway for a snack and a short hike to a waterfall. This was icing on the cake!

Seriously, I can't say enough about this crew. Book this trip!

Visited August 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
“Great family fun”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We had a lot of fun rafting with this company. The guides were very helpful. They served a nice breakfast at the beginning of the day and a great lunch at the end. Overall it was great family fun

Visited August 2014
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