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Explornatura

4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
+506 2556 0111
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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
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Explornatura offers rafting, canyoneering, ziplines and lots of overall adventure vacations in Costa Rica. Merge the natural attractions of Costa Rica with the a local cultural experience while traveling down rivers, over mountains and top trees, and along beaches while meeting the friendly, happy people of Costa Rica. Turrialba, a rural town centrally located just 2 hours from San Jose, is the home of Explornatura Adventure Travel. Locally owned and operated, we are adventure specialists and nature lovers with more than 20 years’ experience in Adventure Vacationswith an impeccable safety record. We also own and operate the Canyoning Tour and the Pacuare River Rafting expeditions. Whatever is your idea of adventure and nature vacations include, we will exceed your expectations.
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4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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Reviewed December 1, 2015

We had Mario and Millie as our guides and they were both perfect! The waterfall rappelling with ziplines and hanging bridge was so much fun, and the rafting adventure the next day was amazing as well. Very communicative, highly recommended!More

Thank yili47
Explorador2020, Manager at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2015

Thank you very much for your review. Canyoning and rafting are the best adventure activities in Turrialba, I am glad to know your opinion about our service. I am going to send your comment to Mario and Mili. You are welcome to come back any...More

Reviewed November 21, 2015

I chose Explornatura for my first rafting experience as a solo female traveller. The team, especially Chalo and Eduardo, invested so much energy to make us have a very unique experience. It's beautiful to see they care so much about their river Pacuare, picking up...More

Thank Ariane J
Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

Thank you very much for taking the time to make your comments. I am going to tell Chalo and Eduardo how you appreciattate their work. We are proud of our food, I am very glad that you like it. The Pacuare river is one of...More

Reviewed November 16, 2015

We did the canyoning tour and it was the best!! I highly recommend it for the waterfall rappelling portion. The guides were very nice and knowledgeable - I definitely felt safe during the adventure tour. The food they provide for lunch is delicious - it...More

Thank Kara S
Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

I am so glad to know your opinion about our food. I am going to show your comment to the cooking ladies. Thank you for reccomending Explornatura. Pura Vida

Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time in Costa Rica (Honeymoon) and Explornatura was definitely a highlight. We had them booked for a biking tour of CATIE and liked them so much our next free morning we booked a Canyoning tour with the same guide Mario. Since...More

Thank Dan W
Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you for making us part of your Honeymoon adventure. I am going to show Mario your comment. I hope you will visit us for one of your many anniversaries to come. Pura Vida

Reviewed November 2, 2015

Our tour guides were so sweet and funny, the canyoning/zip line/suspension bridge trip was wonderful and exhilarating. We were lucky enough to go on a gorgeous Sunday during low-season so there were only five people total on our trip, which made for such a fun,...More

Thank dsf_721
Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you very much for reccomending Explornatura. The guides are going to be happy with your comments. The canyoning is a grat trip to do, I hope to have you back in Turrialba Pura Vida

Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great atmosphere; excellent English spoken by the guides; felt safe throughout the whole experience; our group was quite big, so it took some time for everyone to get down one waterfall, but the guides worked very efficiently and we ended up not waiting that long;...More

Thank Silke M
Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you for taking your time to make your comment. I am happy to know about your trip. I am going to let the guides know that you talk about their efficiency. We hope to have you back in Turrialba Pura Vida

Reviewed September 17, 2015

I went to the rafting tour and it was awesome, the landscape is amazing and the professional team make me feel safe all the trip.

Thank Ale P
Explorador2020, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2015

Thank you very mucho for your comment, we are glad to know that you have a good time with us. We hope to see you again. Pura Vida

Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

I am staying in Turrialba for two weeks for a Spanish immersion program at Adventure Education Centers which is on the same base camp as Exploranatura. For my weekend break from classes I signed up for Canyoning on Saturday and Rafting on the Pucare on...More

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Explorador2020, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2015
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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, me gusta mucho saber que la pasó bien con nosotros en sus dos actividades. Espero...More

Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had arranged to go on the 12:30 canyoneering trip and due to windy roads and getting lost, we arrived at 1:30 and they were able to accommodate our group of 8 (teenagers and adults). We drove from their office to the location which was...More

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Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2015

What a great adventure, I really like your spirit. I am glad to know that you have a good time with our guides and enjoy our meals and facilities. I hope to have you again. Thank you for your review. The guides are going to...More

Reviewed August 7, 2015

During our holiday in Costa Rica (July 2015) we stayed at a B&B in Turrialba for 2 days (Family 2 kids). We booked a rafting experience at Explornatura which was one of the highlights during our holiday. My husband had experience in rafting but for...More

Thank Mariekestravels
Explorador2020, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2015

Thank you for your comments, I am happy to know that we were part of the highlights of your Costa Rica vacation. I am going to let Eduardo know about your comments. I hope you will come back to raft the Pacuare. Pura Vida

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