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Address: Iglesia Catolica de Fortuna, 1.5 Oeste | Iglesia Catolica de Fortuna, 1.5 Oeste, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
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Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural...

Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural Costa Rican environment. For more than 20 years, we have been guiding birdwatching trips throughout northern Costa Rica. And, for the past 14 years, we've also been guiding canoe trips in Costa Rica, Vermont USA, Canada, and Nicaragua. Enjoy nature while observing wildlife on the river banks of Costa Rica with our safari tours in your choice of canoe, raft or kayak in Penas Blancas River. Or you may prefer to enjoy a panoramic view of the majestic Arenal Volcano by joining our Lake Arenal by canoe tour. If you would you like explore the nature of Costa Rica by foot, we offer walks to very recognized natural destination tours like Rio Celeste Hike, Cerro Chato Hike, and the majestic Arenal Volcano.

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US$65.00*
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Day Trip to Unique Caño Negro from La Fortuna
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US$59.00*
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Half Day Rafting in Peñas Blancas River from La Fortuna

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Unique Cano Negro Tour

Our guide Seyris was wonderful. She kept some humor in her talks and had so much interesting information about Costa Rica history. She shared about life in Costa Rica now and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stephanie G
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guide Seyris was wonderful. She kept some humor in her talks and had so much interesting information about Costa Rica history. She shared about life in Costa Rica now and about some of the government programs focused on saving the environment. Her and our driver were always genuinely excited when a unique animal was found for us. This is... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our half day trip on the river . The rapids were extremely mild and it would have been nice to have them be a bit more exciting! Even the young kids on the boat seemed a bit disappointed. But it was still a fun trip with howler monkeys and bats and birds and lizards!! The farm stop was... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A hands down 5 star rating. We booked the Caño Negro boat tour. The 1.5 hour trip up from LaFortuna via comfortable air conditioned shuttle was almost as exciting as the actual river tour ! On the way up we stopped by "Centro Touristico Las Iguanas" where the owner has been feeding Iguanas for years... result some great pictures of... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know your experience in Unique Caño Negro! We are happy to know that we have met your expectations and that we have achieved our goal and enjoyed the tour, as well as the incredible wildlife photos ... thank you for sharing your experience and look forward to serving you again in La Fortuna Costa Rica More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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132 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a great tour guide (as we did) it will makes this tour amazing. We saw howler and white face capuchin monkey's, caiman, turtles and lots of birds. The tour is decent in time (2 hours or so) and the. Lays have covered seating (or you can stand on the bough. Our driver and guide were both excellent... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Hello Friend! Thank you very much for telling us your experience, every comment is highly appreciated by Canoa, because it helps us to continue our work either to improve or to continue working. We are glad to know that I enjoy it and that our staff did a great job. We hope to take you on another adventure on your... More 

Calgary
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the Eco-Safari in Caño Negro and had an incredible time! It was myself, a couple and Jorge as our guide, he was funny and incredibly knowledgeable about everything we saw. He was more than happy to take photos through his binoculars for us and managed to get some incredible shots. We saw tons of animals and over 30... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Dear Friend! Thank you for taking the time and share your experience! Eco Safari is one of our favorite tours, we are so happy to hear that you had a great time and that Jorge did a great Job! Our guides are defenetely amazing people! We are at your service any time you want more adventure and nature and of... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked through canoa adventure in lafortuna Costa Rica. We were a little concerned since we were not in the best shape both 57,and also my husband was unable to swim. I asked if we could do the repelling or the white water rafting , they advised us that we would be much better to do the rafting which cost... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Hello Friends! A 6! wow thank you! we are honoured and happy to know that we fulfill your expectations and our goal as a company that is to create wonderful experiences in our friends and clients. Thank you for every word and hope to return to serve you when you visit us in Costa Rica! More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the all day combination tour with the volcano, waterfall, hanging bridges and lunch and ended the night at the Tabacon hot springs with dinner. Pierre was our guide and George was our driver. Both kept their eyes open while driving and spotted sloths for us to see up in the trees. Pierre was knowledgeable and... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Dear friends Thanks for sharing your experience! Is very grateful to know that they had a great time and that our guide Pierre did an excellent job, we will let him know your comments! We hope to see you again and serve you with more adventure and nature! More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did two excursions with canoa and we're lucky enough to get Santos both times! He was full of information and had a great eye for wildlife. Would highly recommend.

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Dear friends Thanks for your recommendations! Is very grateful to know that they had a great time and that our guide Santos did an excellent job, we will let him know his comments! We hope to see you again and serve you with more adventure and nature! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our guide, Piedro, was the best ever! He was great at spotting wildlife and helping us learn about many animals (sloths, monkeys, crocs), birds (toucans) and waterfowl, and more. The trip was easy paddling but no means boring given all there was to look at on the banks, in the trees, and in the water. The tour included a stop... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Hello Friend Thanks for your comments! Thank you for sharing your experience, we are happy to know that I enjoy ourselves and that Pedro was a great guide! The stop at the Costa Rican house is an important part for us, to keep a little of our culture on each tour, thanks for sharing your opinion. We look forward to... More 

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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We travel to Cano Negro from La Fortuna for a one day trip. The trip was excellent and very well organized. Pierre was our guide and he was outstanding. Pierre had been telling us about the economy , the people and the way of living which I found very interesting . He was very educated on the different types of... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Dear friends Thanks for sharing your experience! Is very grateful to know that they had a great time and that our guide Pierre did an excellent job, we will let him know your comments! We hope to see you again and serve you with more adventure and nature! More 

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