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Address: 75mts Norte Del Ebais, La Virgen 41002, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2761 1123
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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WHITEWATER RAFTING & KAYAKING. Since 1990, Sarapiqui Outdoor Center has...

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….

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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class II - III
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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV
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Very varm and nice feeling at this family driven rafting center. Safety was good with fun and explicit instructions. Will recommend the complementary buffet afterwards. Home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
jakobgrhode
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Hoejbjerg, Denmark
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Hoejbjerg, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very varm and nice feeling at this family driven rafting center. Safety was good with fun and explicit instructions. Will recommend the complementary buffet afterwards. Home cooked and delicious food together with the staff. Thanks David and family!

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recently doing the class I and II white water rafting with Sarapiqui Outdoor Center and boy did we have a great time!! The guides are wonderful, very experienced in what they do and super friendly and fun. Stanley, Junior and Mariano were very nice, they gave us a very clear security speech and followed all the security procedures.... More 

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Los An
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I was on a school trip to Costa Rica with students and whitewater rafting was our last activity. I can't begin to tell you how much fun we all had--even the kids who were initially scared all had a BLAST. The guides and employees were incredibly professional, but still fun. They interacted with all of us, splashing, showing off in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

First time doing something of this kind, was indecisive and a bit scared. The crew was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, you won't fall off if you follow their commands. Loved the experience, would definitely recommend them. All guides have many years of experience. I would do river rafting again only if its with them. Ive heard their a lot of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

My group of middle school girls had a great time on the river, and the lunch was ridiculously good. The staff was polite and helped us feel safe on the river. We were kinda bummed because we got placed with a 24-person school group, so we had to wait around for everyone and couldn't stop to jump off cliffs, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by the way our Guide Carlos and David helped maintain a fun and safe environment. While the water level was a little low, we still managed not to get stuck on the rocks because of good guidance from Carlos. The swimming areas were awesome and jumping off the cliff was also a first and very fun.... More 

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice words this is just gone to better for us on the future guest, looking fowasrd to see you guys agging. David More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I recently took my high school class on a field trip and we went white water rafting on class II/III rapids with Sarapiqui Outdoor Center. We had a great time, with very responsible and friendly staff. David made organizing the trip super easy, and I would highly recommend the experience! Pura Vida!

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Thanks from all of us and looking foward to go rafting agging see you soon. David More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,387 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Despite most reviewers thinking this is only a review venue for rafting, Sarapiqui Outdoor Center is the staging ground for various forms of outdoor adventure thrills, including kayaking, rafting, zip lines—and in my case, losing an expensive hearing aid☺ As part of a guided tour group, several members—including me—were novices hindering those with experience. The sudden jolting against rocks (knocking... More 

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outdoorcenter1, Gerente at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your words. David More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Two days with SOC ,my wife and daughter joined a raft of friendly Costa Rican's with Millie whilst my son and I kayaked down.Fantastic grade 3 Rapids,great fun!! 2nd day descended from higher up the river through the jungle.One of the best days paddling ever! thanks SOC

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

No thank you guys for coming to visit us hope to go agging kayaking. David More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife, 9 year old daughter and myself had a great afternoon on the river with this very friendly and professional team. The staff are easy going but very safety conscious and made us all feel safe. The water was a bit low and the white water sections of the river where not to fast but still thrilling. The team... More 

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outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this review

It´s very nice to know the you had a great time and hope the you nice words help us to get more guest to know us, looking foward to see you agging. David More 

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