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Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica. WAVE Expeditions is BEST option for all your favorite outdoor activites in one location. Arenal is the...more
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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked a combo ATV and rafting tour with Wave. The ATV was provided by ATV la Pradera (see separate review). We then joined Wave in their office to set off to Rio Balsa in their air conditioned van with our Balsa Rafts (super light,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wamama08
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I traveled to Costa Rica for our honeymoon and planned a white water rafting with Wave Expedition and had the time of our lives!! Marcos, Karla and the entire crew were OUTSTANDING guides and made our trip! The whole crew was so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had such a great adventure! It happened to be off season(October) and we were the only 2 on the raft. The safety instructions were short and concise and with a few practice strokes we were on our way. Mario was an excellent guide Chris...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jjelmer1011
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything was incredible! The zip lining was fun. The rafting was even more fun! Everyone was so friendly, patient, knowledgeable & cared about us! This is an experience I will never forget! Carlos was a great guide on the zip lines. Jairo was a great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Deidra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

In September 2019 ,we did the rafting. We had an amazing guide called Mario! We want to thank him from whole family for great spending time with him,he made this experience to be amazing and joyful. He is doing his job on the best side....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best day of our vacation with the Wave rafting. Carlos was a wonderful guide and we did the 2/3 rapids. We had an amazing time. Fun as well as being challenged to go through some pretty serious white water. During the calmer...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lakewoodphil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing rafting moment with Super Mario ! The Zipline was also great, the lunch in the organic farm was delicious Hadrien & Friends

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 521hadrieng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I loved this tour. We were there at the beginning of the rainy season and the rapids were fantastic. The whole team of guide were great and made it a wonderful experience. Would do this again for sure!!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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waveexpedition, Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome review! Thanks for joining us on the river. We hope you do get the chance to spend the day on the river with us again sooon. Hasta Pronto

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an AMAZING company. Wave Expeditions treats their clients like royalty. We were picked up at our hotel, taken to the hanging bridges where we saw (and learned about) animals and plants in the region; then we experienced one of the best imaginable rafting...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Felicia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great combo of excursion. Zipling was so much fun. Then we did the class 2-3 whitewater rafting in the basal river. We had a blast!! Great Rapids, the tour guides were so cool and hilarious!!! Couldn't have asked for a great team of ours rafting...More

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January 31, 2019|
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Response from helenwilling | Reviewed this property |
No I felt safe at all times I think teenagers would love it ... I am 50 and it was only my second time rafting ... first time was 1 to 2 s this trip was so much fun !
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July 12, 2018|
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Response from sarahspiro | Reviewed this property |
It was raining when we went rafting and they said it makes it better because the water levels are higher. We zip lined with another company while it was raining and it was still a lot of fun, just a bit more muddy.