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“A great way to get from San Jose to La Fortuna”

Desafio Adventure Company
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$85.00*
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Sarapiquí River Whitewater Rafting Tour from La Fortuna
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$69.00*
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Rio Balsa Whitewater Rafting Tour from La Fortuna
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$125.00*
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Costa Rica Gravity Falls Canyoning Adventure from La Fortuna
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Desafio Adventure Company is considered the pioneering tour outfitter in Costa Rica's Epicenter of Adventure near the Arenal Volcano since 1992. Desafio offers high-quality rafting, canyoning, biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, unique cultural experiences, transfer with tour services, incentive programs, volunteer opportunities and much more. We only have two rules: 1) Be Safe! and 2) Have Serious Fun! Look for Desafio in Downtown La Fortuna near the Arenal Volcano or take the Desafio Adventure Connections to the Monteverde, Guanacaste, San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Playa Samara and now Leon, Nicaragua! Desafio is family-owned and operated and your "one-stop-shop" for adventure travel in Costa Rica and beyond!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed March 31, 2010

I Booked Travel From San Jose to La Fortuna with Desafio. they picked us up at our hotel in the morning and drove us to a meeting place where we went white water rafting. the rafting trip was excellent and the guides were a lot of fun. After the rafting they gave us lunch and the drove us to our hotel. the rafting broke up the long trip between cities and was very exciting. also our driver stopped a few times when he spotted something in a tree by the side of the road so we got an up close look at a sloth and some toucans on our way to La Fortuna.

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Reviewed March 30, 2010

My son and his girl friend did Desafio's rappelling in la fortuna last year, they loved so much! So we just went in March 2010, and it was TRUE! we love adventures, like rafting, skiing, but first time rappelling in the rainforest. The scenery rainforest is so green and beautiful, the rappelling is fun, the hike in the canyon was fun. One place we sat between 2 rocks, the waterfall just pouring on us, the loud sound, it was just crazy! We had such good time, highly recommend it.

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Reviewed March 29, 2010

First class people, equipment and adventures. They made us feel safe trying things we have never done. We did four trips with them and each one was a hit with us. They made our vacation extra special.

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Reviewed March 29, 2010

My husband and I took the Liquid Lava tour with Carina and Zander and it was a lot of fun. Both of them had a lot of enthusiasm and taught us a lot about the history of the area and about the Arenal volcano. After stopping to take pictures of the volcano, they split our group up and we hiked around the rainforest around the base of the volcano. Zander was really knowledgeable and told us a lot about the vegetation and animals. We even spotted some wild turkeys! After sun down, the guides drove us to a viewing spot where we saw lava flow out of the volcano. The drinks helped too! We opted to add-on a night at the Springs for some R&R after the tour. I would highly recommend this package and would do it again!

Thank shirlstogo
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Reviewed March 29, 2010

Superb in every way. The staff are outstanding! They are extremely professional, handle the river like absolute pros that they are, take incredible pictures of you throughout the course that you would never have otherwise, and the entire day is the best. I would go again in a minute.
Our guide, Erick, AKA Gordo, was incredible. And the River Toro is a real bull as its name states. Level 3-4 all the way, 2 hours of non-stop rapids.

Thank pichonina
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