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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class II - III

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US$ 67.80
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    What to Expect
    The tour begins at our departure point (Sarapiqui Outdoor Center) in the village of La Virgen de Sarapiqui. There are dressing rooms, bathrooms, and lockers and a safe to securely store your luggage.

    Before heading down to the river, the guides will give you the proper safety equipment and a short safety talk. Then they will show you to the starting point by the river, where they will teach you how to paddle, the safety commands, and other important information. After that, you will embark on your journey down the river, down the exciting rapids and through the tranquil sections, as well. Your guide will point out various flora and fauna along the way. Don't forget to smile for the paparazzi along the way! Our photographer will be waiting for you in several rapids to take your photos (available for purchase after the tour).

    The tour ends in a small town called El Roble where there are facilities for your convenience. Then you will take our comfortable van back to our base for a "Fiesta" with tropical fruits, a sugar cane explanation, and a video presentation of your tour.

    After the tour, you are welcome to explore our center further. We have a self-guided botanical tour through our gardens.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sarapiqui Outdoor Center
    Return Details
    Concludes at El Roble
    • Includes: Kayak and safety equipment rental Certified instructor/tour guide Transportation to and from our base sites to the paddling location Tropical fruit and tropical coconut cocktail Sugar cane tour Self-guided botanical tour
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Photos (available for purchase after the tour)
    • Meals (available for additional $7 for breakfast, $10 for lunch, $15 for dinner per person)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • You will be required to sign a waiver upon tour check-in
    • Recommend you bring: Sunscreen, string or strap to secure your glasses, clothes to change into after the tour
    • Recommend you wear: Swimsuit, Shorts or long pants (for sun protection only - no jeans), tennis shoes or sandals with ankle straps (no flip flops), light rain jacket and/or polypropylene, wool shirts for cool or rainy days. Cotton T-shirts for sunny days only (they make you colder when wet)
    • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 16 August 2019

    We are a family with 4 kids ages 11-17. We had a great experience - rafting II-III. It is a family-owned place, very suitable for a small group looking for a more personal and less "industrial" atmosphere. David is an extremely nice guide, he was...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank michal g
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Thanks for this review our family is happy to know the you flet safe. David

    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    The Sarapiqui Outdoor Center family were great! They explained to us the basics of rafting and what to do in case of emergencies; it was my first tine and I felt very secure all throughout the experience. We had a very fun time! We saw...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank meli_dose
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Thank you so much for your review looking foward for the next time, David

    Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

    We had a great experience. The guide was very professional and fun. After rafting we received a nice meal with fresh fruit. The company is runned by one family, which creates a personnal atmosphere.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank AnneleenH22
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Thanks Ann, for your review you gone help our business to get lot of pleople like you guys, and cool the you felt safe. David

    Reviewed 19 April 2019

    What a day! We've done various rafting activities before (both in Costa Rica and elsewhere) and this was by far the best overall experience. Our guides David, Steven and Juan Carlos were simply excellent - not only about all aspects of rafting (the safety briefing...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank richardho66
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Hey Richard thanks to help other travelers to find our family on the river. David bless

    Reviewed 22 February 2019

    Two young, fun loving guides. I had considered bringing a rain coat but no need. The guide stearing the raft made sure I got wet. It was warm water and really fun. Get a little wet and enjoy.

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank johnpG6602IM
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2019

    Thanks for your time will help us a lot. David

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