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“Naranjo River Whitewater Rafting Trip, Costa Rica”
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Owner description: H2O Adventures operates rafting trips in Costa Rica. We are the only company running the Chorro Section Class IV(V) of the Naranjo River(Dec-April)since 2002. The lower Naranjo Class III+ runs from May through December. We also run an excellent family trip on the lower Savegre Class II-III year around and a 2-day trip on the upper Savegre Class IV. We operate kayak trips along Manuel Antonio Coast and in the Damas Island Estuary.We are the franchise, in Manuel Antonio for Rios Tropicales, ranked the #1 Costa Rica Adventure Outfitter and #5 Rafting Company in the World by National Geographic Adventure Online Magazine. Under these same standards, H2O Adventures also offers beyond compare excursions in Guanacaste, Sarapiqui, Arenal Volcano and the Caribbean. All the outfitters are owned and operated by river people, we are growing together in the business by offering a fair price to the best quality activities in Costa Rica.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Our family had an excellent time rafting on the river, all of the staff had a good sense of humor which made the trip an even better experience. I would highly recommend this outfitter.

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

I have been on two white water rafting adventures with H2O Adventures, both were fantastic. The guides know the best river for the current conditions so you are assured of having a great ride. They ensure you are water proof and explain exactly what you are to do in various situations, so it is prefect for a beginner, yet still fun for the more advanced. The guides are friendly and really try to ensure you have a great time. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed July 14, 2013

As a group of 6, we did White water rafting which was booked through our hotel in Costa Rica. What an amazing experience we had! The professionalism of staff members to them making sure safety was first, made experience fun and comfortable. Wasn't really sure what to expect, as this was our first time. Kenneth "Africa" actually mad every effort to make sure we got the most of our time. In addition, H2o provided snacks and beverages at the end of he rafting trail, which was very refreshing, especially after we spent an hour and a half in the water. If you are looking to for a fun, and changeling activity, white water rafting is the best sport. Make sure you book it through H2o adventures, and please, please make sure you request "Africa" as your guide!!! One of the best experiences of our lives....

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Reviewed July 10, 2013

I VERY begrudgingly went on a "family" adventure and I have to say this company and the guides made the whole experience! Leo runs a tight ship, he is well admired by his employees and they are a proud to be a part of the company, making each persons experience the best it can be. We had FABULOUS guides -- Rambo, Mechas and Africa the Twit -- they all knew the river very well, keeping us safe all the time but also pushing us to limits to make it an experience we will always remember. Definitely the highlight of our trip. Would recommend this company to ANYONE AND EVERYONE. We spoke to others who had used other companies and were even more impressed with our experience - it's all in the people, the understanding of the terrain and their overall attitude towards people. You will be hard pressed to find a funner experience in the Manuel Antonio area!

Thank Jacky F
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

White water rafting was high on our priority list during our vacation in Costa Rica. H2O Adventures was the perfect organization to make this wish happen. As first time white water rafters we weren't sure what to expect, but H2O provided a great experience.

We loaded into H2O's van, and headed off to the Naranjo river for class 3 and 4 rapids. The guides gave us historical, cultural, and agricultural info on the drive, a nice way to spend the short trip to the raft drop location. One of our guides, Leo (also the owner of H2O), was very knowledgable about local spices and agriculture (a big bonus to the excursion).

Once we made it to the rivers edge, Leo, and our raft guide, Romain, outfitted us with high quality PFDs and helmets (they took extra care to ensure everything was properly fitted). Next we Romain provided a succinct, but thorough safety overview with rafting basics. Before we headed out we were confident in our guides ability and aware of necessary safety concerns.

Leo (the owner) traveled along with the raft in a river kayak and took pictures of the group. He knew exactly where to wait to get the best action shots. We highly recommend purchasing the photos. The photos are hilarious, every time we look at the photos we crack-up!

Along the way Romain stopped to allow us to stretch. H2O also provided a snack of cookies, fruit, and water. After the break we were back on the water for more white water excitement.

Overall, we had a great time with H2O. They acted professionally, ensured our safety, and made sure we had a great time. We would highly recommend H2O for first timers, and seasoned rafters, looking for a adventure in Quepos. Thanks to Romain and Leo for a great experience!

Again, buy the photos - we are very glad we did!

Thank Dan A
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