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Sarapiqui Outdoor Center

75mts Norte Del Ebais, La Virgen | Sarapiqui, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
+506 2761 1123
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Ranked #1 of 9 activities in Alajuela
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Owner description: WHITEWATER RAFTING & KAYAKING. Since 1990, Sarapiqui Outdoor Center has offered the best in Costa Rica whitewater rafting trips and kayaking clinics... more » Owner description: 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…. « less
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We just finished an afternoon rafting with David that was so amazing I had to write about it immediately. We had five people in our group, including my mother, my husband and our two children, ages 10 and 12, and a great time was had by all. The guides were extremely friendly and David pointed out birds and wildlife at... More

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

David and Sarapaiqui Outdoor Center are an outstanding outfitter, very professional. They run a nice rafting trip and have a great facility right on the river. If you are interested in any other activities in the area David can probably arrange it for you, he is full of local knowledge if he does not know he knows the person that... More

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Took the midday tour. What a blast ! David and Davi were absolutely the best guides ever. Our 7 year old daughter was with us and these guys made sure she was safe. We had a great time, nice countryside and half way we stopped for fresh fruit and we were able to jump the small cliff and float down... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had one of the best times in our lives. Don't pass rafting with David if you go to Costa Rica. He's an amazing tourist guide as well. Hope to go back soon. Pura Vida David

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Milton, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We wanted a high-adrenaline experience, but had no rafting skills. David trained us well and gave us a great rafting trip on the class 4 rapids. His company is small, family-owned, and he is very safety-conscious. We were treated well, right down to the excellent lunch (more like a feast) prepared by Dona Anna after the trip. We had to... More

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Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We were only passing through Sarapiqui and actually only had one day here. With a bit of hassle we decided to spend to chose for our one and only day the full day rafting trip. Which turned out to be an excellent solution. We went for the faster class 4 river (though it was the first time we did it)... More

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

David is a world class guide. facilities and equipment is very satisfactory. Trips, lodging and staff are intimate, friendly and outstanding. I have rafted with David in Costa Rica and the United States and feel very secure in having his guiding experience and interaction anywhere I go. David has new staff since my last visit but knowing Davids training abilities... More

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

David took our whole family out on Christmas day for river rafting. From the eleven year-old to the seventeen-year-old, I can honestly say our family had a GREAT time. This family-run center even treated us to a tamale, which is a typical Christmas food! Then, the kids got to swing from a rope and jump into the Sarapiqui. As we... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We had an incredible three week trip to Costa Rica filled with amazing sights and activities, but our day with Sarapiqui Outdoor Center tops the list! Here are all the great things about this company: 1. It's small, local, and family run. We had a group of just four people on our full day rafting trip... we saw another company... More

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Ostend, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We had a wonderfull rafting trip with our two children (11 and 13) on the Sarapiqui river. It was a perfect mixture of adventure, enjoying nature, action and we learned so much about the nature and wildlife along and on the river. We started with an eight meter jump from a bridge...Woohiii! David was a real 'pancha-mama-tico', he was very... More

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