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Aguas Bravas Rafting Company

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1 km west of the Chilamate School | 300 Meters West Rancho Magallanes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
+506 2292 2072
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Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more rivers throughout the country than any other comapny, and are the only adventure company that can boast a perfect safety record! 100% Safe! You can choose your activities, making combos of activities in one or two days, with or without transport, as you want! You can also sleep in our new hostel Islas del Rio, at the same place. With us, you are not a number - but part of our family!Be sure to choose Aguas Bravas, the only company hat offers Full Adventure with a Taste of Culture!
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1 km west of the Chilamate School | 300 Meters West Rancho Magallanes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
+506 2292 2072
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at white water rafting, so we were quite apprehensive when we arrived at the Sarapiqui river. Antonio was our guide and instructor, he put us straight at our ease and gave us very good instructions. We always felt that our...More

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gerencia100, Front Office Manager at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you very much for the review, for us is very importante to bring an amazing and unique adventure. I hope you can be back soon. See you!

Reviewed May 9, 2017

Worth the almost two hour drive from our hotel location. You get to site and are welcomed by friendly faces. Tatiana, the pleasant woman who greets you at register even sent a text beforehand by the app, WhatsApp, to confirm arrival. There are bathrooms, changing...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Pablo and Antonio were amazing guides.. the water was amazing the fruit break was,amazing and the lunch after was,also amazing!! A must do and see even for the novice rafter!!! The scenery is breathtaking!!!

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gerencia100, Director of Sales at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Thank you very much for coming.

Reviewed April 9, 2017

This was our family's first time white water rafting and it was definitely worth the 2 hour drive from La Fortuna (shuttle transportation was included). We are still gazing at all the amazing pictures taken by the photographer in the kayak - well worth the...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We went white water rafting for the first time while visiting Costa Rica! It was definitely worth it. So much fun!!! The guide Gustavo was great in showing us how to sit, what to do and made sure everyone felt comfortable. We rode the class...More

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gerencia100, Reservations at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Thank you very much lfor your comments!!

Reviewed March 4, 2017

Since the moment we booked our rafting adventure, to the moment that we leave Aguas Bravas, we had the best experience. I booked over the phone from USA, spoke with Tatiana who was very helpful, nice and professional. We got there and the place is...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly and took care of our bags from the centre and drove us approximately up river 15 mins to the rafts. Guides were warm and friendly giving a quick brief before departing on the trip. Really relaxed, with plenty of opportunity to swim...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

We couldn't have been happier with our first rafting experience. My sister and I felt quite adventurous and a little scared for our first time but our guides were so fun and went through all of the safety procedures so we felt comfortable and so...More

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gerencia100, Reservations at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2017

Thank you so much for your comments!! It was a pleasure!!

Reviewed January 24, 2017

Fantastic experience. We felt well taken care of from start to finish. Apparently it's a slow season for the region because we practically had the river to ourselves. We were served a lovely lunch afterward on tableclothed tables overlooking the river, not a bag lunch...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2017

We had 6 people (3 Adults, and 3 Kids). There was 1 guide in our boat, and 1 guide in a kayak following us. The course taken was right at the comfort level of our kids, and the guides were professional throughout the day. We...More

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Mahesh J
what is the cost from the place itself for 1 person
November 3, 2016|
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Response from gerencia100 | Property representative |
Hello, it is a pleasure for us to help you, to give you this information I need to know when do you want to do the tour, and where we have to pick you up?,so if you want you can write us a mail and I will help you!! Kind... More
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We would like to know if a class 11-111 trip is too much for seniors 70 years old. No one mentions the difficulty of the trip--maybe they are much younger?
August 10, 2015|
Response from Pacific_Trade_Winds | Property representative |
Hello! Class 2-3 is recommended for ages 8-63 yrs old, though if you are active and in good health, exceptions can and have been made. If you want something calmer, we run a Class 1-2 section, with a a few calmer rapids... More