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La Fortuna to San José Whitewater Rafting on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3 provided by Desafio Adventure Company

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La Fortuna to San José Whitewater Rafting on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Ask about our "Pure Private - Pura Vida" upgrades to make your tour completely PRIVATE. We also have locally-handmade, 3-ply fabric masks and plastic masks for sale. Let us know if there is anything we can assist with for making your travels as safe & comfortable as possible.
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Updated 28/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Our Class 2-3 rafting on the Sarapiqui River is perfect for all nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and people who are looking for an easy-going adventure! Challenge yourself as you paddle down 11 kilometers of exciting rapids. As you descend down the river, you’ll have a chance to admire the lush greenery, vines, and different types of insects, birds, and animals, like monkeys and sloths. About halfway down the river, you’ll have a chance to see the river rapids from the shore while enjoying fresh tropical fruit and relaxing with the rest of your group! Make your transfer a unique and very fun adventure while heading to your next vacation destination.
Important Information
  • Tropical fruit snack
  • Have a traditional Costa Rican lunch called “Casado” along with some amazing Costa Rican gourmet coffee.
  • Helmet, Paddle, Rafting Boat, Life Jacket
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Breakfast
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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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SBaumruk wrote a review Mar 2020
Libertyville, Illinois5 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I had SO much fun on our white water rafting trip! We had never done it before, so were a little apprehensive. However, our guide was fabulous. He was very skilled and friendly, while taking our safety very seriously. We were so disappointed when it was over! The
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Date of experience: March 2020
Ariela S wrote a review Jan 2020
Miami Beach, Florida10 contributions4 helpful votes
We loved this activity and had a great guide (Noel) to coach us through the rapids. We felt safe with him on board and enjoyed our time. Warning: this is not a lazy river and there are rapids.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from DesafioAdventures, Marketing at La Fortuna to San José Whitewater Rafting on the Sarapiqui River Class 2-3
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Hi hi! Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad you pointed out our professional guides like Noel. Also that you had a great family experience with us. That means a lot to us! Come back again! Pura Vida!
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Erin D wrote a review Dec 2019
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The weather was liquid sunshine as expected in the rainforest. Alberth was fantastic He had an incredible sense of humour, was able to satisfy my my Adrenalin junkie 12 yr Old son at the same time splash everyone and being light on my teenage daughter.😁👍The trip was exciting
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Key Details
  • Sarapiqui River, La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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