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About Costa Rica Descents
Costa Rica Rafting is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater rafting. On our customized excursions you will literally plunge headfirst into the breathtaking beauty of Costa Rica. Imagine the excitement of whitewater rafting combined with the picturesque environment of Costa Rica's tropical rain forests. With safety as our number one priority, we hand-pick only highly trained and personable guides, whose primary concern is the quality of your experience.We also offer a chance for you to observe our exotic and colorful tropical birds with a qualified ecology expert. With us you can soak away your stress in natural hot springs, explore the country on horseback or a mountain bike and come face to face with the rainforest canopy. We make sure you take full advantage of everything this country s natural beauty has to offer.
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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White Water Rafting class V
2 reviews
$125.00 per adult
White Water Rafting Class II & III in the AFTERNOON
2 reviews
$65.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To be clear I'm reviewing our guide Dani from descents company with 5*****. He made our trip amazing and our boat that had the most fun, everybody was smiling and laughing the whole way down the river! What made Dani so great is he was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChrisLATravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was my first time white water rafting and I loved it. Our guide was Tom and he was great. He was very professional and I felt very safe. Also very friendly and personable. The entire rafting staff was awesome and very welcoming. After rafting...More

Thank alejandraviso
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an incredible experience. You get to see the Costa Rican countryside, learn all about the plantations and wildlife, and experience one of the most action packed activities that Costa Rica has to offer. We had Tom as our guide and he made sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michellehilger
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun doing this activity, I would definitely recommand and our guide Jose was AMAZING and really cared about our safety. He even attached my gopro to the helmet with a rope to be sure that if something happens with the casual...More

Thank alex_blanchet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This white water rafting for the first time and had the privilege to have Orlando as our tour guide. ALL the guides were extremely funny and knowledgeable. We got to stop at the market to get drinks and then headed out to the river. Once...More

Thank alejandra_hancock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom, our guide, was terrific. He kept us entertained and was very good at everything. We took the upper balsa trip and it was alot of fun. The fruit midway was great and the lunch afterwards was incredible! Highly recommend this trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nostaticfm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the class III/IV white water rafting in the Balsa river and were fortunate enough to man the small 5-person raft together with our guide Warner. I'm sure we paddled twice as much as the people in the bigger rafts as we went ahead,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 746peru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour with our family of 5 (kids ages 11, 14 & 15). We met at the tour office which was easy to find. It was raining and overcast and the forecast showed that it would be like that for the entire day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hung-Canadian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent experience for the entire family. Both the 10 year old girl and 16 year old boy enjoyed it a lot, and would absolutely recommend going. The guides were relaxed and nice, however very safe, and the lunch and tour afterwards were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Levivus V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive to the river is beautiful and there are stops along the way to buy food or use the restroom. When you get to the river, a short talk on safety and navigating using your guide's instruction is provided. Jason, our guide, was extremely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from picnics2 | Reviewed this property |
My grandchild is 7. We had a very experience guide, Carlos and we practiced his instruction on dry land first. We only went over 2-3 rapids which were fun yet tame. (My perspective after decades in the Rocky Mountains in... More
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I didn't have that problem because my disc worked fine. Sorry.