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Address: 75mts Norte Del Ebais, La Virgen 41002, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2761 1123
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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WHITEWATER RAFTING & KAYAKING. Since 1990, Sarapiqui Outdoor Center has...

WHITEWATER RAFTING & KAYAKING. Since 1990, Sarapiqui Outdoor Center has offered the best in Costa Rica whitewater rafting trips and kayaking clinics for adventurers of all abilities, from beginners to experts.Based out of our most convenient location in La Virgen de Sarapiqui,Sarapiquí Outdoor Center river trips and instructional clinics are only 90 minutes from La Fortuna,San Jose and Caribean .Enjoy the abundant wildlife of the numerous species of birds that live here, swim in a natural pools, hike our trails, use the community kitchen, private parking and hammock lounge. If you want some more adventure in your day, check out our rafting trips and kayaking clinics.Sarapiquí River is a Natural Monument of Costa Rica. The Best River for White water rafting in The country. Class : II & III – III & IV - IV & V.Go white whater Rafting with the us….

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Best kayaking experience!

Arriving in La Virgen we stayed at the outdoor center, which provides nice rooms and a beautiful camping spot along the river, the evening prior to our adventure. David, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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80 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Arriving in La Virgen we stayed at the outdoor center, which provides nice rooms and a beautiful camping spot along the river, the evening prior to our adventure. David, the owner, turned out to be a really cool instructor! Passionate about the river and kayaking, he taught us many tips and tricks and made us enjoy a jungle tour on... More 

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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience was top notch and we couldn't have been happier with the customer service! Our guide had just moved there and she spoke English, Spanish and French! So talented :) she loved her job and was ecstatic about taking us out! She made me feel safe! When I fell out she was in the water in a split second... More 

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Middlesex, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

David spent quite a bit of time with us to find an outing that suited our middle aged adventure interests. We had a great time rafting class II rapids seeing wildlife and enjoying David's knowledge of the birds and trees along the river. Would totally recommend this rafting company.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have the option of rafting or zip lining here. The rafting looked a bit tame as it was the dry season (about grade 2) I went for the zip lining. Organisation and equipment seemed safe and professional. Nine runs including the final 300m across the river canyon. Some runs had braking involved, others were just 'flat out'. Great fun.

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Thank you for coming and spend time with our family, and looking foward to see you all soon god bless. More 

Eastpointe, Michigan
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say tghis center is very qwell organized and the staff there was superb.. the rafting was great, the place is clean, the instructors are superb and I recommend it with al my heart. We had 16 people in our group with childredn and teenagers in every age bracket starying from 7 years old to 24 years old plus... More 

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Hey is very nice to hear people talking about your effort to you put in to what you love your passion and know the what ever you are doing you gieving the best of your heart thanks for your review. David More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This was our first time white water rafting and while we certainly had an adrenaline rush....or two, we always felt safe. We had a brilliant time: David was guiding and Carlos kayaking and taking action photographs and we felt they were two enthusiastic and competent professionals.

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Hey hole you doing just great time and I like to thank you for your visit and looking foward to see you soon. David More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We have three kids ages 7, 10 and 12 and took the Family Rafting Trip with David as our guide. We were in Cost Rica for one week and did many activities, with this being our favorite by far! The company was awesome and so was David! We had a blast and would do it again!

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sarapiquiOutdoor, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Hi friend, thank you very much for your comment and your visit enjoyable. We loved having your family here and hope to come back to do the other tours. Thank you very much and pura vida. More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I did rafting trip with David in October. We arrived a little earlier and the guys were ready to go. There was no waiting time for us at any point - guys were fast and efficient. There was a safety person on a kayak who made sure the path in front of us was safe, was accompanying... More 

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sarapiquiOutdoor, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your comment and your presence here. The truth is that if you enjoyed the tour that day and it was an unforgettable experience, thank you very much for visiting us. Greetings and pura vida. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very well-prepared and nice guys. The booking proccess was very easy and they are very serious. Place is easy to find. Good price and quality. Great time!

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and your visit; We certainly had a good time and we love knowing that I enjoy. Pura Vida. More 

Grecia, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had a fabulous time - zip-lining, horseback riding & white-water rafting! They did not skimp on the time that each activity lasted!! We left happy, proud of ourselves, and totally exhausted!

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su respuesta; nos encanta saber que lo disfruto y que la paso de lo mejor con el... More 

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