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Address: 75mts Norte Del Ebais, La Virgen | Sarapiqui, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2761 1123
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Description: 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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Excellent First Experience

Equipment and Staff were top notch. The booking process and customer service were superb especially if compared with the other tour operator we have used in the country. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Equipment and Staff were top notch. The booking process and customer service were superb especially if compared with the other tour operator we have used in the country. The length of the rafting trip and the location were perfect and we had the luck to see a lot of animals too along the river. This was our first activity in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Wow! This was my second time rafting the Sarapiqui River and also coming to Costa Rica. We used a different company last year and this was new to us this year, these fine people are just the best, Guides, Safe, Fun, and the meal at the end was amazing. You will have the best experience rafting the Sarapiqui with these... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I highly recommend this rafting experience. Incredibly fun. The staff was great. The rafting was a rush! yet safe, because of the highly skilled instructor who sits in the main raft and the back up safety man who rafts alongside the main raft. Also, he takes great photos of the action so you could show off the experience to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We are a family of 6 and we stopped her on our way from Arenal to Puerto Viejo. We emailed first to check our children would be safe doing the rafting and had very quick response each time. We even asked to swap the day of the rafting and they were very accommodating. Our guide was fantastic and we all... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This trip was AMAZING lead by extremely experienced and FUN FUN FUN men. Loved every moment (almost) and was so well taken care of. Great BBQ afterwards. It was one of the major highlights of my trip to Costa Rica. Thank you all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

As a experienced kayaker I was looking to do some whitewater while in Costa Rica finishing up some dental work. I've been around paddling whitewater since '75 and have seen all levels of outfitters. The Sarapiqui Outdoor Center (David) does a great job. Safety is stressed and they definitely know their way on the river. If you are looking to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

We booked a full day rafting through anywherecostarica.com . The place is about an hour from La Fortuna. We drove there and parked our car at their office. It's a private parking, so you don't have to be worried about break in. They take you a few kms upstream in their van. First half will take about one and half... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had a wonderful rafting experience at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center. We were a group of 4 guys. Some of us had done rafting, but it was the first time for a few. We took a full day rafting package. We had two sessions, the morning session (2 to 3 hours) was on Class 4 cascades and afternoon session (2 hours)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Thanks to David and Andres for an exciting and safe ride down the river! My husband, and two sons, 19 and 21 were thrilled with the opportunity to participate in this new adventure, me, not so much....I was petrified at the thought of getting in the raft and getting tossed out or hurt. David and Andres gave great instruction on... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

For my partner and me it was first time rafting. we went on half day class III rafting tour on the Sarapiqui River. We were lucky to be the only people who registered to the 9am tour. so it was just us and the professional guides. the experience was pure fun. the session was over after more than 3 hours... More 

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Address: 75mts Norte Del Ebais, La Virgen | Sarapiqui, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2761 1123
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
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Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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