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Half Day Naranjo River Rafting

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Pass By: Playa Manuel Antonio, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350 Costa Rica

Once you are picked up at your hotel the drive is about 25 minutes to the starting point. On the way there, we drive through a couple of local Costa Rican towns. It is an informative ride as our guides tell you about the Costa Rican lifestyle and answer any of your questions.

Once we get to our destination, you are fitted with the rafting gear and given a safety briefing. The ride down the river is about 1 1/2 hours though lush jungle and rain forest. The rapids are class 3 and 3+. Towards the end we float through a palm plantation before getting to the take out. Here you will be served a delicious snack of pineapple, fruit juice, water and cookies. The drive back to your hotel is only about 20 minutes.
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Departure Point
1: Manuel Antonio, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, Costa Rica
2: Max Terán Valls Hospital, 34, Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up at your Manuel Antonio or Quepos hotel, air b&b, or private rental home. We can also meet you at the Delta Gas station parking lot right across from the Max Teran Valls Hospital (Quepos Hospital) if you are driving from outside of the Manuel Antonio or Quepos area.
3h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Equipment (life vest, helmet, paddle,a raft, first aid kit)
  • Snacks (fruit, juice, water and cookies)
  • Transportation driver/bilingual guide (pick up at hotel, air b&b, or vacation rental)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Safety kayaker (goes down the river with the raft for extra safety)
  • Safety briefing (complete safety instructions about rafting)
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • What to bring: extra bottled water, sun block, water shoes or sneakers (Keens or Tevas work great, no flip flops), sun glasses and straps, swim suit, towel, change of clothes, a little money just in case, camera
  • A minimum of 3 people per booking for the morning 7:30 am tour is required
  • A minimum of 4 people per booking for the afternoon 12 pm tour is required
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking
  • Largest life jacket fits a size 52" chest
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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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Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

Such an amazing morning. The team were friendly and knowledgeable. Very hot on safety and fun. Would highly recommend even if you have never rafted before.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank greenidge2017
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Great communication in the information and booking process. The trip is a true experience. Decent safety instructions and good equipment. The cookies and fruit where a treat and the photo's spectacular, like the ride. Book these guys anyday!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

I stayed in Dominical area and booked this adventure because it was the least expensive and because of the great reviews. Right after booking, I received a message quickly giving us information about where to meet and what was expected. I quickly responded asking about...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

We went out today with Mel and Raul. We hesitated because it was raining so much. SO glad we went. They picked us up from our hotel with the boat ready to go. These guides are experienced and great at their jobs. Mel gave us...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Pegsarmour
crtropicaladventure, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you for choosing CR Tropical Adventures. It was our pleasure to take you rafting on the Naranjo River. We are pleased to hear that you had a memorable experience. Please visit us the next time you are in Manuel Antonio CR.

Reviewed July 13, 2019

Our party of 7 did a private 1/2 day rafting tour on the Savegre River with Melvin and his crew - Raul, Chamo and Joshua. They picked us up at our rental house with the rafts loaded on top of their van, and we drove...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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crtropicaladventure, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that the whole family enjoyed rafting on the Savegre River. Whenever we hear highlight of our trip, it puts a smile on our face. Thanks again for the recommendation.

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