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Afternoon White Water Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal

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    Stop At: Wave Expeditions, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica

    Are you an adrenaline junkie who just wants the best of big water? If your time is limited or just want to sleep in this Express White Water Rafting Tour Class II & III is the perfect option for you. This trip is action packed from start to finish and sure to get your adrenalin flowing.

    We launch our boats near the La Virgen Bridge on the Sarapiqui River and get off to an exciting start as we navigate the class II- III rapids including Superman, Confusion, “Ay Carumba” and many more. There Wave Rafting skilled guides will go over the safety procedures and prepare you for your paddling adventure. This lively, tropical river is bordered by lowland rainforest and features numerous class II-III rapids (medium size). The Sarapiqui river played an important role for the Spaniards to open an access route toward the San Juan River and access to the Caribbean and Nicaragua. Our rafting time runs between 1.5 and 2 hours on the river depending on water flow which changes daily.

    Along the banks of the Sarapiqui River you will see spectacular foliage, so keep your eyes peeled between rapids for monkeys, toucans, and other tropical wildlife. Once you reach the take-out point, you will be greeted with a cold beer (or juice) and dry towel before heading back to La Fortuna. Wave rafting trip on the Sarapiqui is bound to be a highlight of your Costa Rican vacation. Pura Vida!

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wave Expeditions, Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels outside of normal route may have an extra transportation charge.
    Departure Time
    12:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Beverages
    • Snacks
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Equipment: Raft, Paddles, Rafting Vest and Helmet
    • Bottled water
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Soft Drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels outside of immediate La Fortuna area
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 8 years old to take this tour
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Participants will get wet, please dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet. Flip-flops are not allowed
    • Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose
    • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to book
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My husband and I traveled to Costa Rica for our honeymoon and planned a white water rafting with Wave Expedition and had the time of our lives!! Marcos, Karla and the entire crew were OUTSTANDING guides and made our trip! The whole crew was so knowledgeable and eager to answer
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    The trip was great from start to finish. Our guide, Gerald, was funny and chatty but also an excellent rafter. He steered us into big holes so we were drenched but we felt completely safe in spite of the extreme thrill factor. He knew all the plants and trees we passed and gave
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    Response from waveexpedition, Manager at Afternoon White Water Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal
    Responded Sep 5, 2019
    @Amy A We LOVE that you LOVE this experience, thanks for taking the time to share this with us! Extreme thrill factor plus ecological tour, you go, Gerald!! Thanks for choosing Wave Rafting for your adventure in Costa Rica. Pura Vida!
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    this is a must do at arenal!! ive done a lot of fun things in my life but this is hands down one of the best experiences ive ever had. this company is so professional, our guide marco made us look like pros with little to no experience, he was like an angel guiding us down
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    Excellent day rafting. The guys were really good, friendly and nice. Mainly grade II I think but far more rapids than I expected. Beers at the end was a really good touch!
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    Our guides we amazing! Safety minded and engaged with my students! Too much fun and totally the best company we’ve used!! Our guide was Momo and really got my students involved. He was patient but so much fun! Definitely use the company with kids!!
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    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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