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Wave Expeditions

La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+(506) 2479 7262
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Owner description: Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica.... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I did the canyoning and white water rafting tour. In this tour Wave Expeditions partners with Pure trek for a full day of fun. The team at Wave Expeditions keeps very up to date with river conditions to ensure a safe and fun experience. When I arrived at the office they told us that due to current conditions we would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

First off, I want to say that we enjoyed it so much that we decided to go whitewater rafting again, but with another company in Quepos, and Wave Expenditions blew them out of the water!!! This was the first time we had ever done this, and I am so glad we did. We did Balsa river, class 2/3 rapids, and... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This group was amazing! This was my first experience white water rafting. The guides were great! They were very professional, curteous and most importantly watched out for group. I would highly recommend them, and if i ever find my way back to Costa rica, i would definately go with this group again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We took the half day ride (after a morning of waterfall rapelling), which ended up to be a perfect combo. The half day is a 3 hour float with class II/III rapids - which are bumpy enough to knock you out of the boat if you're not careful, but not particularly dangerous if you do get knocked out. Perfect for... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We enjoyed our rafting trip down the Balsa River. Guides were friendly and experienced. We stopped half-way down the river and had an amazing snack of fresh pinapple and watermelon. Lunch afterward was fantastic and we learned about the processing of sugar cane. Overall a great experience.

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Devon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We were picked up at our hotel room on time and during the 40 minute drive to the Balsa river we were briefed on safety matters. Upon arrival at the river we were quickly organized into groups with each boat containing a mix of experienced and inexperienced rafters. Our guide was excellent, giving us clear direction and skillfully guiding us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My husband and I are so glad we booked the class III/IV trip. We have never white water rafted before but we were looking for something more then just floating down the river. It was awesome! The Sarapiqui river is not as wild in April as in December so the rapids were perfect for us. We got some fun action... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

They picked us up right on time. You will get picked up in a larger bus which quickly drives around town to pick up around 40 other people. The drive to the river is about 30-45 minutes. They stop half way so people can use the restrooms and buy snacks if needed. There is 7 people per raft, this includes... More

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This was our last adventure of a two week trip to Costa Rica; we booked the Balsa River class II/III trip. We had Gabriel as our guide and he was super knowledgeable and was able to firmly direct us safely through the tough spots and still have an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude at the same time. Saw a couple sloths,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My fiancé and I had a great time. Tom was our guide, he was awesome! The scenery was amazing, water was refreshing and (although late, 4pm) lunch was delicious... We really enjoyed the organic farm, sugar cane demonstration and moonshine. Jose at the farm was great too. We got more than we expected, a perfect day!

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