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River People Rafting

175 reviews
#2 of 10 Tours in Tena
About River People Rafting
Since 2002 English/Spanish River People as tour operators offer rafting, kayak, jungle, expeditions . As a new addition to our service we now offer accomodation at river people house. It consists of beautiful appointed cabins , our own private swimming pool, restaurant and bar service offering buffet style breakfast and meals. For rafting and kayaking, safety is our priority and we use fully certified guides and top of the line equipment and have satellite tracking service for expedition trips. We are one of the most experienced outfitters in Ecuador with thousands of happy and satisfied customers from all over the world.
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Tena, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ourfamily (two boys 8 and 10) stayed at River People for three nights. We loved everything, from the kind local guides to the staff at the lodge. The accommodation was fantastic. Our room was in the bush. Frogs croaked at night. Our boys ran around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cmaswm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went rafting as part of an Adventure Journeys tour. Unbelievable time with beautiful scenery, even for my mother who is a non-swimmer and others who had never rafted before. All felt safe and had a great time. Pancho was an amazing guide who knew his...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank denihip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in one of their brand new bungallow, and everything was perfect... but the real highlight was the rafting trip: full day, with a great lunch halfway. Victor the guide spoke english perfectly was super profesional but friendly, and altho it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LeLounge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tim and Alex have spent over 25 years in the jungle and they truly know how it works. I felt safe and well taken care of during the whole trip I had with River People. On the water, Alex is always sharing what rapid is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alevknecht
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I spent a wonderful week kayaking with Tim, Alex, and their crew :-). They are outstanding river guides. They know the rivers around Tena & Baeza (e.g., Jondachi, Piatua, Misahualli) inside out. Very safety conscious--especially important since many of the runs are so remote. They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

We are a family of 4, include 2 teenagers and slept at Kuyana Amazon Lodge ( by the way fantastic ). They recommended us to go through River People if we want to be safe, to have new material and be sure to have a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cttl2003
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

River people has a lot of great trips with a lot of awesome experiences bur what really makes river people special is the guides. All the guides are cool, funny and proffesional. I would highly recommend River people!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joachim_F_Rasmussen
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

I went to river people with a travel group. I can without a doubt say that we all loved it! The crew is so polite and professional. They are funny and will teach you a lot. The cabins we lived in are selfmade, but very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RasmusB481
Reviewed November 28, 2018

This is an absolute MUST in Tena! We went on a one day rafting tour on Jondachi & Hollin Rivers, end of November 2018, after a local guide in Quito highly recommended this river and the River People. Well, the tour surpassed our highest expectation!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Guido W
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Our kids had the time of their lives. Tim and crew were very patient and hospitable in working out what was best for our children age range 3 to 10. Found something do we could all go out together which I was not expecting. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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May 12, 2017|
Response from amyfrev | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them directly. river people ecuador has a website
February 10, 2017|
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Response from mosquito-packer | Reviewed this property |
Two day trip was $300
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Response from Eva J | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go on the Jondachi but the River People guides are really experienced and keep everyone safe. I have kayaked a lot but this was my first rafting trip and I found it very easy. We went on the Jatunyacu and I think... More