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Wave Expeditions

La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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US$ 69.00*
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White Water Tubing Class I-II from La Fortuna-Arenal
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US$ 75.00*
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White Water River Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal
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US$ 85.00*
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Class I-II White-Water Tubing and Kalambu Hot Springs Water Park Combo Tour...
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Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica. WAVE Expeditions is BEST option for all your favorite outdoor activites in one location. Arenal is the one stop destination for Rafting, Canyoning, Hiking, Wildlife, Canopy, Biking and much more! WAVE Expeditions has earned a reputation for professionalism, organization, and high quality trips.
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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have never rafted before and my family all agreed this might be the highlight of our vacation. Warner, our guide (and humble owner), was amazing. I have not seen my children smile that much ever! Not only was the service fantastic during the rapids...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chose the river float because our youngest (7) wasn't old enough for white water rafting (minimum age 8 years). My husband and I and 13 year old weren't totally excited about a slow float but hoped it would be nice. We were extremely pleasantly surprised!...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wave Expeditions are the best !! Booked a Class 2 &3 trip and had an absolutely amazing time with our guide Horacio and the staffs. Friendly, well spoken in English - made everybody feels comfortable, entertains, and safe. My wife never gone rafting before and...More

Thank MikeInSugarland
Reviewed 3 days ago

Let me precede this review by saying I have been on rafting trips on both east and west coasts of the US as well as several spots in South America. When my wife and I decided do go to Costa Rica for our honeymoon, I...More

Thank millsscott7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the best time today with Warner. Thanks for all the hard work, and for allowing my husband and me into "your office!" The lunch was also delicious. Truly heaven on Earth!!!

Thank Ryan Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great outfit from the start. Very nice people and very skilled employees. The snack of fresh fruit they provided was just what you want at the half way point. Being served lunch at the organic farm was the finishing touch. Sooo much...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was with my 8 year old and 12 year old boys; they both had a great time. Our guide Pita did a great job, I always felt safe with my 8 year old and was still fun for my 12 year old and the...More

Thank nana0101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this through a tour package for our family of 4 including 2 teen daughters. We had a great afternoon. We arrived a few minutes late, everyone else was on the bus but the guide met us at the door, asked if we had...More

1  Thank TKrobath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A year later we are still looking back on the awesome memories we made when we went rafting with wave expeditions! They deserve every single 5 star review! Do not hesitate, you must book a tour with them and every penny is worth it. Probably...More

Thank EAaroundtheWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had an AMAZING time with Wave! We are literally already trying to plan another trip back to Costa Rica so we can go rafting with Wave again. On the bus ride there we were given a breakdown of what the day...More

Thank Alecia P
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Julie A
Happy New Year! We are coming in August with my 4 swimming water mad children They really want to do the zip wire plus level II rafting We have a 14, 11, 9 and 6 year old. Are then any options that we can do as a family my 6 year old is tall and a strong swimmer
1 January 2017|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Julie I have 2 water mad children as well! Our min age for the zip line and rafting combo is 8 years old, however I have an option that might work for you. We can go ahead and book your family for the Zip LIne... More
Dennis J
What happens if I fall off the boat , how deep is the balsa river ? I'm planning of joining a tour next month and white water rafting is in the itinerary .
2 August 2016|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Dennis.... Great to hear you will be joining us on the river next month. The rivers here in Costa Rica are younger rivers and that means they are actually quite shallow in most parts. The depth various... More
Jamie C
Hi, I am going in the beginning of November. I get cold easily and wondered if I should bring my wet suite top.
2 August 2016|
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Response from Giulicri | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring it: I also get cold easily, but the water was already warm in July, it was even a raining and cloudy day and I never felt cold. You will wear a tide life jacket and you are supposed to paddle ... quite a... More