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Fantastic day trip with Explorades on our last day in Costa Rica. We needed to travel from Puerto Viejo to San Jose, and rafting rather than road trip was recommended. So glad we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 18, 2016
Hannah G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day trip with Explorades on our last day in Costa Rica. We needed to travel from Puerto Viejo to San Jose, and rafting rather than road trip was recommended. So glad we opted for this, just brilliant! Great organisation, pick-up, breakfast and safety briefing. Our guide Jefferson was excellent and loads of fun; made rafting the class 3 &... More 

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Pitt Meadows, BC
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202 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Anyone considering the Pacuare River, Level 3-4, you need to lookup Exploradores. This company puts safety ahead of profits. Please look up my TripAdvisor review on Exploradores.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience with Exploredores river rafting tours. Andreas was our most outstanding guide. I must say the Pacuare River is truly one of the most beautiful rivers in the world. I only wish we'd seen a sloth or two. I highly recommend this trip!

Thank Rigdon F
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

I didn't know what to expect and was pretty nervous but it was extremely safe and enjoyable. Santiago was our guide and he was outstanding! He was extremely knowledgeable, read the currents well, and ensured that our strokes were calculated and efficient. The views were beautiful! We took a bus their and Rigo was our guide, he was very educational... More 

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Hebron, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

There are many rafting companies in Costa Rica. We lucked out and selected Green Frog after searching TA and Google. The Pacuare River is the best in Costa Rica, even in March, the dry season. We were disappointed with a short trip on the Tenorio River. Just not enough water...got stuck several times. We did the 2-day trip as we... More 

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Yoakum, Texas
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Did this is March. Suppose to be the dry season but we spent about 3 1/2 hours in the river. Great guide. Class 3-4. Included breskfast and lunch so it was a good value. Would take a go pro camera and you must do this.

Thank Travel403
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Our Pacuare River Rafting experience was spectacular with amazing bilingual guides, views and water. We did the one day tour. This was our second white water rafting experience for us and is beginner friendly but still provides excitement and challenge for the intermediate rafter. Our tour included breakfast and lunch and round trip transportation from our hotel. After a yummy... More 

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port moody, british columbia, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Within five minutes we were going over the first grade 3 rapid. There were four grade 4 rapids to come. In between there were birds to see and the vast jungle with all that beautiful scenery. The guide was great and he made you feel secure with his knowledge of the river and White Water Rafting. There was one rapid... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

We did the 2-day trip with Exploradores Adventuras and it was truly the highlight of our three week Costa Rica adventure. I've been running whitewater rivers in the U.S. for 40 years and I can say that the beauty of this lush tropical canyon and the quality and quantity of rapids is as good as any I've seen. Exploradores is... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

We booked door to door transfers from San Jose to. Puerto. Viejo with the option to do this raft trip on the way., and we're sure glad we opted for this beautiful, thrilling trip down 18 K of secluded canyons, with waterfalls cascading into the gorge, class 3 and 4 rapids to navigate, with the help of our excellent guide,... More 

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