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Arenal COMBO Tour Pedal and Paddle Crossing Lake Arenal provided by Desafio Adventure Company

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Arenal COMBO Tour Pedal and Paddle Crossing Lake Arenal

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Explore the surroundings of the most authentic and epic scenarios that the  Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal have to offer. Combine two of the best activities in Arenal, Stand Up Paddle Lake Crossing and Mountain Biking all in one! Paddle across on Lake Arenal and ride your bike right next to the amazing Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. Start your unforgettable voyage as you embark on our private boat loaded up with all the necessary gear to start your adventure. Paddle across Lake Arenal for 2.5 hours and its stunning environment. Make a short stop on a fascinating viewpoint that will leave you breathless. Finish your paddling right in front of our NEW Pedal & Paddle Adventure Store in the small town of El Foforos where you will have the chance to fuel up with a refreshing and well-deserved delicious snack before heading to your next adventurous Mountain Bike challenge. You will bike on a gravel road which stretches 24km crossing the Caño Negro river towards Rio Chiquito.
  • You'll start at
    El Fosforo
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Lake Arenal
    Stop: 6 hours
    After pedaling, enjoy a delicious lunch near our Pedal & Paddle Adventure Store on Lake Arenal while relaxing before heading to the lake for your next adventure.
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  • You'll end at
    El Fosforo
    El Fosforo, Provincia de Alajuela, El Castillo, Costa Rica
    Name of our office: Pedal & Paddle Operations Center
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Important Information
Departure Point
El Fosforo, Provincia de Alajuela, El Castillo, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Use of bicycle
  • SUP boards and paddles; gloves and helmets as part of the equipment
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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Gloria wrote a review Jan 2020
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My adult son and I took a full day pedal and paddle tour near and on Lake Arenal led by Santos. We went mountain biking in the morning - the route was incredibly beautiful with 2 water crossings and very few cars. Santos is the best combination of friendly, kind, funny, and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Desafio Adventure Company
This was SO COOL! I’ve never SUPed before, so to experience it on Lake Arenal was incredible. Our guide, Brian, was
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I signed myself and 3 friends up for the canyoneering experience while in CR because my friend highly recommended t
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Amazing Customer Service
I went in Jan 2020 and the experience was great. I was using my personal drone afterwards while waiting for other g
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Best Rafting
We did class 2-3 rafting from La Fortuna. It was best overall trip I have ever done. Beautiful river, 5 person boat
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Canyoning, Waterfalls, white water rafting
We booked 2 trips, 1 for kayaking, 1 for canyoning/waterfall jumping. Both were amazing. Cheeze (ask for him by nam
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It was a great experience
The food we learned to cook was easy and delicious. We had a fun time and Kat did a wonderful job and was very pati
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Van, boat, van
Booked the van, boat, van from Arenal to Monteverde, professional service, stopped for break toilet on way
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Amazing! Exciting! More than expected! We did the river Combo Tour that included the hike to the falls and on the h
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Incredible Adventure with Canyoning Lost Canyon
This will take your breathaway with each and every step of the adventure. The guides I had - Ronny, Joshua, Gustavo
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You won’t be disappointed
Extremely fun tour, we had a great time and felt safe the whole time and the guys made sure of it. The guides were
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Sebastian R
Just like being a kid again!!
It was like going back to being a child. WOW what a tour, you rappel down waterfalls, you walk among a river, jump
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What a Thrilling experience!
This was such an awesome adventure! This is now my second time doing this Canyoning excursion and it was my husband
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Loved our white water rafting experience!
My husband and I had SO much fun on our white water rafting trip! We had never done it before, so were a little ap
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Birds by Lake Arenal
Our guide, Francisco, took us on a walk along a path near the lake, pointing out various different birds along the
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Fun times in the canyon
Two Canadian families with teenagers went rappelling in the Lost Canyon for the day, in mid March 2020. The staff w
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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