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Rios Tropicales is an eco-adventure company that operates throughout Costa Rica. We offer adventure activities that take advantage of Costa Rica’s unique variety of environments: whitewater rafting, multisport activities that feature...more
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were with a group of 8 and had the most fantastic and funny guide Carlos. Very professional company that takes safety very seriously. We had lots of fun with Carlos and enjoyed a well organised day in this beautiful region. And make sure to...More

Thank steefje79
Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks a lot for enjoying Carlo's services...also for getting the photos... you will always remember​ your trip

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Some of the best rafting i've done and we didn't even do Pacuare as too much water. (Did alternative).

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bungy81
RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks for comenting on the alternate river to Pacuare , the florida section of the Reventazon is a Great Class III plus section with very big whitewater. next time we hope you will do Pacuare..

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Rio Tropicales is a great company that seems to be very professional. They pick you up and take you to their operations center to change and get ready for the river. Once it is over, you go back to their operations center for a hurried...More

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Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Sorry to take long on answering reviews....sorry to hear about this incident, our operations center manager has found all kinds of stuff left behind including cameras, I am not sure why someone would steal shorts...anyway we will be more attent..

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Our family of 6 - 2 adults and 4 kids from 15 to 21 booked a 2 day trip with Rios Tropicales. We were met by ENZO our guide to give us our full safety briefing before setting off. Wow it was truly amazing -...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sinead M
RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks a lot for your review, Enzo is one of our 35 top guides , he is a great cook and raft guide. We are happy you enjoyed a great vacation with your family. Thanks for choosing the two day trip..

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Wow......... my family travelled with this company as part of a trip organised by Intrepid but they deserve their own review. Truly invigorating and scary at times, we instantly trusted the team but especially our own raft instructor, Sasy. He was an utter professional and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sue N
Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks a lot for your review, sorry for taking so long in answering , I believe​ Sassy to be an amazing guide and person..

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We booked the two day rafting tour on the Pacuare River with Rios Tropicales, and from pick-up at our San Jose airport hotel through an exceptional two days of beauty and adventure they impressed me with their professionallism and care. As a first-time rafter at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks a lot , your reviews help us a lot...

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I went water rafting with my two friends with Rios Tropicales and had a fabulous time. They picked us up directly from our accommodations, fed us high quality meals (breakfast and lunch since we just did a day tour). Due to heavy amounts of rain...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks, we will honor our offer , as you spent a couple hours less , on another great Costa Rican River , Iwill look into this..

Reviewed 8 January 2018

I recently went on a family vacation in Costa Rica and the rafting trip we went on with Rios Tropicales (Upper Tenorio) was absolutely the highlight of our vacation. The trip was well organized, the staff was friendly, the food was delicious, and the overall...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Christopher R
Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks for reviewing our trip in Guanacaste area!!

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Definetely I would recommend this company and to anyone! I've just finished 2 days rafting trip with overnight at Rio Tropicales eco lodge, and awerything was just great! Pacuare is a beaufiful river with amazing views: cloud forests, waterfalls, narrow canyons. Our boat guide was...More

1  Thank Natallia P
Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks a lot for your review, Sebastian is one of our great guides..

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

A great way to start of vacation in Costa Rica! We stayed in San Jose for one night after we arrived from the US. We booked one night at the Hilton Garden Inn and we were picked up at 6 am. You can keep your...More

2  Thank G5899MCdavida
Rafael G, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks for the 6 star rating , including Carlos...

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Samia J
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Response from gplevrak | Reviewed this property |
Hello, As safety depends of what you do and the season you are in the river the answer could not be black or white. But I can tell that, for the period we were there that means April, I would easily have taken my 10 years... More
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9 November 2017|
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Response from drronline | Reviewed this property |
The Pancaure River was a pleasant white water trip -- much milder than what we were used to in the US. They took us to the raft and picked up the same -- no hiking up or down. The river was mostly II-III with a couple of... More
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24 March 2017|
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Good afternoon, if you want to enjoy the Pacuare River it´s only in the mornings starting 6.00 am aprox from San Jose, 5.00 am from Arenal or 6.00 am from Puerto Viejo of Limon, please take note that we can pick you up from... More
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