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Desafio Adventure Company

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 0020
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Desafio Adventure Company is considered the top tour outfitter in Costa Rica's Epicenter of Adventure near the Arenal Volcano. Desafio offers high-quality rafting tours, canyoning, biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, transfer with tour services, incentive programs, volunteer opportunities and much more. There are only two rules to follow with Desafio: 1) Be Safe and 2) Have Serious Fun! Look for Desafio in Downtown La Fortuna near the Arenal Volcano or take the Desafio Adventure Connections to the Monteverde, Guanacaste, San Jose, Manuel Antonio and Playa Samara! Desafio is family-owned and operated and your "one-stop-shop" for adventure travel in Costa Rica and beyond!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 0020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely enjoyed every second! My boyfriend and i did level 2 and 3 and since the rapids were not as intensive we got to have fun like flip the raft and actually swim in the water. Thank you, Julio, for being an awesome guide !!

Thank naidalys r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing!!!!! 25 stars!!! This was an incredible adventure packed into 1 day. We repelled and ziplined down several waterfalls. You actually get to repel straight down the middle of some falls and then let go and zip line the way down to the ground. This...More

2  Thank ShaneNgav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this company online while researching various shuttle options for our 2 week tip to Costa Rica, and was immediately impressed with how quickly the rep responded to my inquiries. I ended up booking a few shared and private shuttles, and Fabiola the rep...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did 2 separate adventures with this outfit. The waterfall repelling, waterfall jumping, and canyoneering trip was fantastic. Fairly intense, but no previous experience necessary. I would not do this activity if you are not in decent physical shape. The other adventure was the rafting trip....More

Thank SES91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went white water rafting with this company. what a wonderful experience. i've never been before and can't wait to return and do it again, we had a blast! they provide all the safety gear and also review safety protocols. the instructors were very friendly and...More

Thank chell122267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came a trip with my 12-year-old son Greg helped us plan it out We stayed at tabacon and the tour company picked us up daily First class from start to finish Service is like the Ritz- everything is possible- the customer is always their priority...More

Thank Rupesh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 10 day Costa Rica tour (July 2017) itinerary was carefully planned by Greg Reeser and I couldn't be more happier with the outcome. We visited the La Fortuna area (Volcano Lodge & Springs) and did the Balsa River rafting...Wow what a super event, the...More

1  Thank Xavier V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the white water rafting and the waterfall rappelling/canyoneering with Desafio. Both experiences were great!!! Pick up from the hotel was on time. The guides were informative and entertaining. On the white water rafting tour, you stop and have fresh pineapple and watermelon. They...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guides were extremely professional and courteous. They pointed out great sites and helped my kids love the adventure. My only issue was that I was sick so hiking back up to the top of the waterfall (about 30 minutes) almost was the death of...More

Thank Kimberly85044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom (67-years old) and I (38 yrs old) went white-water rafting through Balsa River with Desafio Company. It was my mom's first time and she was petrified. And we both had SO MUCH FUN! Our rafter guide was JULIO CORRALES QUIRROS...he was a great...More

1  Thank Nancy M
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9 August 2017|
Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hola CRN, Thank you very much for your question. I can imagine it's a little overwhelming to pick and choose activities and tour operators here in the Arenal Volcano area because there is just so much to do! Desafio... More
Alexa A
25 March 2017|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi Alexa, Nice to hear from you! Yes, we help clients do their travel planning and since we are the direct operator of our tours and transport, we can pass on very affordable prices for our services and for our favorite... More
27 August 2016|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hola! Greetings from Desafio Adventure Company. It's going to be a pleasure for us to help you with your request. I see you guys are interested in doing our canyoning tour during your visit in Costa Rica, that's awesome! We... More