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Address: La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +(506) 2479 7262
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Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure...

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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$110*
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Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal
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$70*
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White Water River Rafting Class II-III from La Fortuna-Arenal
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$89*
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White Water River Rafting Class III-IV from La Fortuna-Arenal

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My family loves this trip! The guides were fantastic and made the trip. They were very knowledgeable and their enthusiasm made it super fun for us all. They really know how to run... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family loves this trip! The guides were fantastic and made the trip. They were very knowledgeable and their enthusiasm made it super fun for us all. They really know how to run a great tour. My 14 and 10 year old boys loved "riding the bull!" The stop afterwards at the local farm was a great way to experience... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guide said the day we had on the river were among the best due to the prior night's rain. I have no point of reference as far as that river goes, but I do know our day was the best white water rafting (Class ii/iii) that I've ever done! It was very enjoyable -- and I think it had... More 

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Felton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on the Class II-III rafting trip with my 20 year old son and 8 year old daughter. Coming from California, I have to say that this was a completely different and fun rafting experience. It was so much fun for all of us, ages 8 to 45! The rapids were frequent and fun and the guide (Carlos) was... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Trip booked July, 2016: rainy season. 2 families, one with rafting experience, the other without. In general, our weather was great, just a little rain in afternoon. But the night before our rafting trip, there was a huge thunder and lightening storm, all night. It was spectacular. Our group was picked up and transported up to the river. Normaly, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Seamless logistics, great attention to what will make you comfortable throughout and have a great experience. Francisco drove us the 90 minutes to the river, stopping along the way so we could see iguanas and sloths. Our guide Horacio was so passionate and knowledgeable, he loves his job and it shows. Never been rafting before, bit tentative to tackle cat... More 

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Mansfield, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have a family of 4, my wife and I and our two kids aged 11 and 14. This was our second time rafting, as we had done it just three weeks earlier during a family reunion in Denver. The experience in Denver was primarily class 2 and 3 Rapids with one class 4 and none of us fell out... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was one of the best rafting I ever experienced! The water was low due to not lot of rainfall this year, but still it was amazing! We got to see sloth, monkeys, goats/or sheep I don't remember, and iguana! It was AMAZING!!!! The guide was hilarious and energetic!!!!!! The lunch was fabulous!!! They even had sugar cane tour and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meeting point is right at La Fortuna. Staff is very friendly at the office. Carlos was our van tour, it takes about 35-40 minutes to get to the river. Highly recommended to take extra dry clothes, after rafting they have a place to shower and change clothes, towels provided by them. Our raft guide was Diddier, wonderful guide. The river... More 

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Solana Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time on our raft trip with Kenneth. We had ages 12-73 and everyone felt safe and had great fun. Kenneth made it fun with backwards rapid runs, washing machine, and ride the bull. Some of us got out and floated for a while. Even spotted a sloth in the trees. These were class 2/3 but felt... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a rafting trip with our 12, 9 and 9 year old kids. We were alone in a boat with our guide, Orlando. He was great!!!! We were able to navigate the rapids without any problems. Orlando did a nice job pointing out plants and wildlife. He was very helpful encouraging one of our kids who was afraid and... More 

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Hi! thanks for taking your time and share your experience with us! We are glad to know that you had a great day of adventure. We hope to see you again soon! Wave staff More 

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