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Address: Iglesia Catolica de Fortuna, 1.5 Oeste | Iglesia Catolica de Fortuna, 1.5 Oeste, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 8200
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Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural...

Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural Costa Rican environment. For more than 20 years, we have been guiding birdwatching trips throughout northern Costa Rica. And, for the past 14 years, we've also been guiding canoe trips in Costa Rica, Vermont USA, Canada, and Nicaragua. Enjoy nature while observing wildlife on the river banks of Costa Rica with our safari tours in your choice of canoe, raft or kayak in Penas Blancas River. Or you may prefer to enjoy a panoramic view of the majestic Arenal Volcano by joining our Lake Arenal by canoe tour. If you would you like explore the nature of Costa Rica by foot, we offer walks to very recognized natural destination tours like Rio Celeste Hike, Cerro Chato Hike, and the majestic Arenal Volcano.

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US$ 59.00*
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Half Day Rafting in Peñas Blancas River from La Fortuna
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Day Trip to Unique Caño Negro from La Fortuna

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2 amazing days with canoa aventura

On our recent trip to Costa Rica, we used Canoa Aventure for several tours and they were all AMAZING. (I guess part of that was luck that the wildlife was out and about but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 May 2013
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

On our recent trip to Costa Rica, we used Canoa Aventure for several tours and they were all AMAZING. (I guess part of that was luck that the wildlife was out and about but whatever hah) Our 1st tour was a combo tour starting with the hanging bridges, then the rio celeste waterfall, lunch, and the arenal national park tour.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2013

We wanted to go on a Arenal Volcano hike, so our hotel (Arenal Manoa, which is awesome!) booked us on a trip with Canoa Aventura. Our guide was Rudy and we loved him! He was super knowledgeable and we loved his style. He relayed all the information in more of a story form and tied it all together along the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013 via mobile

We went with Canoa for a hike at Rio Celeste. It was a challenging hike for our family, especially our 8 year old. Our guide, Alfred did a great job of making sure that everyone wasting well and enjoying the hike. The ride to Rio Celeste from our resort in La Fortuna took about an hour, Alfred made the trip... More 

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Pittsford, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

Wonderful tour by Edson! He was very knowledgeable and kind. Exciting forest views of 3 kinds of monkeys!...highlight of our tour of Costa Rica! Christa and Aric Farrar

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013 via mobile

Took a trip with Canoa Aventura from La Fortuna to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge (close to refuge, but still on Rio Frio). Guide (Andres) was very knowledgeable, kind, interesting, and energetic. Very patient with questions. English was excellent. Took time to find the birds and animals and taught us about them as we saw them. Saw three kinds of monkeys,... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

We recently went to Costa Rica and used this company. We did the Arenal Combo tour with Springs Resort Hot Springs. We first did the hanging bridge tour which was beautiful and our guide, Steven, was very knowledgable. We saw some monkeys (far away), various birds, and of course the beautiful scenery. We then went to the Arenal waterfall which... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

My husband and I were fortunate to enjoy two excursions with Canoa Aventura, thanks to day trips we booked through our hotel. While at first I was reluctant to try another company after such a great experience with Desafio Adventures, all my fears were quickly relieved by our friendly expert guides, who engaged us the entire time with their knowledge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

My husband and I did the Unique Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve Tour. Loved it! Tour guide Rudy was knowledgeable, friendly and entertaining. We saw everything you would expect to see ...iguanas, caimans, MANY birds, and monkeys...including an albino howler monkey. The added bonus was seeing a sloth with her baby. We were given ample time to take lots of pictures... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

My boyfriend and I did the combination tour back in March with this company which included- Arenal Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, lunch in a nice restaurant, a small hike on the volcano's lava flow from 1992 in Arenal National Park, and then the hot springs with dinner at the end of the night. We loved every minute of it!... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Canoa Aventura, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you for sharing your journey with us and for your comments .it was a Pleasure to serve you!! More 

Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

We took the Caño Negro boat tour on our first day in Costa Rica. We were in a van with Jorge, the tour guide, the driver, and 7 other people. During our drive to Caño Negro, we stopped along the way so Jorge could tell us about the area and point out wildlife, which was all very interesting. We stopped... More 

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Dear Customer Thank you for your comments and for sharing our Unique Caño Negro tour with us. We are happy to see you again soon in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Pura Vida. More 

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