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

Highlights
  • 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
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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
From US$ 65.00
Overview
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.
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Reviews (64)

1 - 5 of 65 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Great Rafting Experience

It was our first time water rafting and it was really nice. They picked us up at the hotel, took us to the river, gave us fruits and on the way back we stopped to eat at a very good place and then they dropped...More

Thank Jorge N
Reviewed 5 days ago
Surprising

A good experience, trained and professional staff, fun and excellent treatment. An adventure not to forget and wanting to repeat it again.

1  Thank Maurice W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great time!

Very thorough safety instruction, knowledgeable, friendly, and English speaking guides. Jose gabe is groovy and biology lessons on the ride to the river. Alejandro gave us a great ride through the Rapids keeping us safe while giving just enough adrenaline boosts. Fabulous day! The fresh...More

Thank LISA B
Reviewed 6 days ago
Best adventure of my vacation

Arenal Rafting is a first class outfitter. I've rafted Class II-V whitewater in the U.S. and this overall trip ranks with the best. Jose gave excellent insights into Costa Rican culture and history on the way to the Balsa. His dry wit and smarts was...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome experience....Must Do!

There were 5 of us ranging from 61 to 8 and we had a great time! Christian was our guide and was absolutely awesome. He took good care of us, making sure we were safe, but still providing an exhilarating experience. He even found a...More

Thank RUSSELL H
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psychmd101
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.
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ReneeW4
12 June 2018|
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Response from Carah M | Reviewed this property |
We were back to our hotel by about 3:30 pm!
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