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White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna

  • Power down the Balsa River for a look at Costa Rica’s wild side
  • Chances to see sloths, monkeys, and more
  • Guided white-water rafting trip balances adventure and safety
White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
From US$ 65.00
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White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
US$ 65.00
This white-water rafting trip takes you through the middle of the Costa Rican rain forest while providing unbeatable adventure. Spike your adrenaline paddling down 2.5-hours of class II and III rapids, stopping to swim in secluded waters and admire tropical scenery along the way. Tour includes all equipment, safety training, and lunch.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the rafting office to meet your guide and begin your tour. Practice a few key safety maneuvers before heading out on the Balsa River.

The roughly 2.5-hour rafting trip takes you down 6 miles (10 kilometers) of class II to III white-water rapids that keep your adrenaline pumping. Work together with your group to paddle hard and navigate the water while your guide steers the raft and keeps you safe.

Stop along the way to rest, swim, snack, and admire views of the surrounding rain forest, with opportunities to see animals like sloths, howler monkeys, aquatic birds, and more.

The tour concludes with a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
Reviews (99)
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Reviewed yesterday
Everything is excellent

Arenal rafting team was better than expected, During the river trip we had so much fun, Lunch was delicious and all the guides did a great job. thank you very much

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fun Adventure

Maybe the highlight of our trip was the river rafting, We had a lot of fun with Dany boy and all the team, Rafting was fun and very safe at all time.

Thank Billy O
Reviewed 1 week ago
Glorious journey

Great experience next to great guides, funny and professional. The monkeys that we observe are spectacular.

Thank Humberto S
Reviewed 1 week ago
The best falls

An epic adventure alongside highly experienced, professional and friendly guides. I recommend you visit this beautiful river, you feel the pure adrenaline

Thank wolfecaleb970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rafting sloths and monkeys

A special tour, with trained people that kept us safe throughout the tour and we had the opportunity to observe many species of animals including monkeys and sloths, if you are a nature lover or you like adrenaline this is the perfect and super recommended...More

Thank Dianna F
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Michael G
17 August 2018|
Response from smbraggs | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall seeing a minimum age but five might be a little young unless he/she a big five-year-old. You can contact them and ask.
30 June 2018|
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Response from Carah M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Just provide them with your address and they come to you! We were picked up around 9 am in a 12 passenger van.
12 June 2018|
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Response from Barry104 | Reviewed this property |
I would say the same. 2.5 or so hours on the water plus travel to and from.
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