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    What to Expect
    The trip begins with a 20-minute drive from Fortuna to the river. Float down the river for approximately two hours, during which you will have an opportunity to see much of Costa Rica’s famous wildlife and have an interactive conversation with the guide.

    The boat trip down the Peñas Blancas River offers a relaxing way to enjoy the abundant wildlife surrounding the banks of this lush paradise. 

    Take pictures of the rain-forest canopy teeming with monkeys or take a closer look of a tropical bird with your binoculars while you float in the oar boat. The naturalist will paddle and you can just relax like the iguanas nearby sunning themselves on the branches. 

    At the end of the river portion of this trip, you will arrive at a local working farm where the owner is a well known Costa Rican horse breeder and trainer. His wife makes delicious homemade typical snacks and serves these treats with our world renowned coffee made the old fashioned way. If you prefer juice over coffee there is something for everyone’s desires.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela

    Traveler pickup is offered
    La Fortuna downtown
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Snack
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We took the Twilight tour with Alvaro and it was awesome! It was only my husband and myself with the guide. Alvaro took care of the majority of the paddling (which was great for me!) It was so relaxing. He knew a lot about the wildlife and we learned a lot about life in
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    Response from Huberth-Perez, Gerente at Wild Life Safari Float
    Responded Jun. 3, 2018
    Dear CatherineAnne94: Thank you for join us on this relaxing river safari. We are really glad that you had a great trip with Alvaro and driver, they appreciate your kindness. Great memories for you is all we look for. Pura Vida! Sincerely, Huberth Pérez
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    The Safari Float was definitely a highlight of our trip. We had Hector as our guide and he was very knowledgeable, knew English very well, and was accommodating. The river was very peaceful with a minimal amount of current. Hector did most of the paddling but called out
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    Very relaxing experience paddling down the river with our guide Hector Hemandez. Not much paddling required at all and the river was so peaceful. Felt completely safe throughout the trip.Only 6 people on the boat including our guide which was good as don't really like being part
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    This was a tour that we all could enjoy, and we did. The personnel were wonderful, friendly, and could spot the animals on the river. This was a relaxing tour, with wonderful snacks and coffee afterward.
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    Great little tour! Very relaxing on a nice river, saw lots of monkeys, a caiman, a sloth, a snake bird and an iguana. The guide gave us lots of information about the wildlife, for example the social structure of howler monkey families. We also got to chat generally about Costa
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    Key Details
    • Green Vacations Costa Rica
    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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