We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wave Expeditions

La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 110.00*
and up
Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal
More Info
US$ 145.00*
and up
Class II-III Rafting and ATV Tour from La Fortuna
More Info
US$ 89.00*
and up
White Water River Rafting Class III-IV from La Fortuna-Arenal
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“balsa river” (274 reviews)
“sugar cane” (265 reviews)
“rafting trip” (149 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,724)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,607 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great day out. Very efficient pick-up from our hotel and transfer, lovely team and very fun rapids! The food for lunch was delicious and the sugar cane was tasty too! Would definitely recommend to anyone who is in the area. Thanks guys, Pura Vida!

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Non stop adrenaline for at least 45 minutes!! Our daughter squealed with delight the entire time and is begging to go again. Beautiful rain forest setting, exciting level 2-3 rapids, with a lovely typical Costa Rican lunch on an organic farm. Delicious coffee and interesting...More

Thank Michelle970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The two guys traveling with me had never did any kind of rafting before so we agreed on level 2 and 3. Wave Expedition picked us up exactly on time all the way up at Spring Resort. After making several stops we had all 18...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 with a 10 year old and twin 8 year olds thoroughly loved our Class 2/3 experience on the Balsa river. We really wanted to see a sloth and we let our guide know in the beginning. He ended up pulling our...More

Thank dem5fam
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zip lining was amazing with incredible views. We also did white water rafting which was an amazing time until the raft flipped. If your a thrill seeker I think this is the perfect thing for you. Great customer service was provided. Food was great! You...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a out of this world experience. I have rafted 3 times prior to this trip and I didn’t feel comfortable due to the toughness of the waves. If you have never been white water rafting before then I would not recommend a 3...More

Thank Dianja W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rafting was a lot of fun, just the right amount of scary. The tour was well organised and the guides great. Lunch was great too. Highly recommended

Thank Malin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the whole day zip lines and white water rafting. They picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel for free. The zip lining was through a different company but it was great that Wave Expeditions was able to package everything together...More

Thank Marlina D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely adrrenelin-filled rafting experience. I recommend Wave Expeditions. I think they have a well-run, organized tour. A lot of reviewers said it was disorganized, but that was not our experience at all. I'm only rating average because I fell out of the boat and panicked...More

Thank anniemz
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide took us skillfully thought the Sarapiqui river and it was an awesome ride through class 3 and 4 rapids. It was my first time and it's a must do in the Arenal area.

Thank kennywong546
Nearby Restaurants
Tierra Mia
340 reviews
.16 km away
Chifa La Familia Feliz
774 reviews
.16 km away
Inspira Cafe Restaurante
509 reviews
.11 km away
Don Rufino
2,000 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bill Beard's Costa Rica
52 reviews
.12 km away
Onirica Art Gallery
27 reviews
.14 km away
Desafio Adventure Company
3,358 reviews
.17 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Julie A
1 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
2 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
2 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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

Recently Reviewed Hotels around La Fortuna de San Carlos