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Wave Expeditions

La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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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.
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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the best time today with Warner. Thanks for all the hard work, and for allowing my husband and me into "your office!" The lunch was also delicious. Truly heaven on Earth!!!

Thank Ryan Y
Reviewed yesterday

This was a great outfit from the start. Very nice people and very skilled employees. The snack of fresh fruit they provided was just what you want at the half way point. Being served lunch at the organic farm was the finishing touch. Sooo much...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was with my 8 year old and 12 year old boys; they both had a great time. Our guide Pita did a great job, I always felt safe with my 8 year old and was still fun for my 12 year old and the...More

Thank nana0101
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked this through a tour package for our family of 4 including 2 teen daughters. We had a great afternoon. We arrived a few minutes late, everyone else was on the bus but the guide met us at the door, asked if we had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A year later we are still looking back on the awesome memories we made when we went rafting with wave expeditions! They deserve every single 5 star review! Do not hesitate, you must book a tour with them and every penny is worth it. Probably...More

Thank EAaroundtheWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had an AMAZING time with Wave! We are literally already trying to plan another trip back to Costa Rica so we can go rafting with Wave again. On the bus ride there we were given a breakdown of what the day...More

Thank Alecia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best excursion we did. Staff wanted to make everyone happy. Also, they never asked for tips. I like to tip but never felt pressured. They went above and beyond. If you're reading this, stop looking, and just book the trip with them.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted for the chocolate and rafting combo, and we're glad we did! The chocolate tour is done through Rainforest Chocolate Tour. It's a great hands on (you even crack the pods) chocolate tour. We've been on a few tours at chocolatiers where they say...More

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carlos Sr. and Wave made this trip awesome. River rafting in Costa Rica is now my favorite tour. This tour was fun, informative, and exciting. We got soaked, paddled like crazy, and jumped in and floated for a whole. We saw Howler monkeys, sloths and...More

Thank mrcleanjj
waveexpedition, Guest Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! thanks so much for these nice comments. I will make sure that Carlos hears from you. We really hope to see you on your next Costa Rican vacations. Pura Vida!. Wave Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not confident in water. This was definitely more one for my partner than my kind of thing, but he'd done a couple of activities involving heights (not his thing) and I'm so glad I did it. We did rafting class 3-2 at Rio Balsa...More

Thank Jo M
waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi!. Thanks for taking your time and review our profile. We are glad to know that you had a nice White Water day!. Your satisfaction is very important for us. We Hope to see you again on your next Costa Rican vacations. Pura Vida!.

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Julie A
Happy New Year! We are coming in August with my 4 swimming water mad children They really want to do the zip wire plus level II rafting We have a 14, 11, 9 and 6 year old. Are then any options that we can do as a family my 6 year old is tall and a strong swimmer
January 1, 2017|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Julie I have 2 water mad children as well! Our min age for the zip line and rafting combo is 8 years old, however I have an option that might work for you. We can go ahead and book your family for the Zip LIne... More
Dennis J
What happens if I fall off the boat , how deep is the balsa river ? I'm planning of joining a tour next month and white water rafting is in the itinerary .
August 1, 2016|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Dennis.... Great to hear you will be joining us on the river next month. The rivers here in Costa Rica are younger rivers and that means they are actually quite shallow in most parts. The depth various... More
Jamie C
Hi, I am going in the beginning of November. I get cold easily and wondered if I should bring my wet suite top.
August 1, 2016|
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Response from Giulicri | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring it: I also get cold easily, but the water was already warm in July, it was even a raining and cloudy day and I never felt cold. You will wear a tide life jacket and you are supposed to paddle ... quite a... More