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Aguas Bravas Rafting Company

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1 km west of the Chilamate School | 300 Meters West Rancho Magallanes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
+506 2292 2072
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Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more rivers throughout the country than any other comapny, and are the only adventure company that can boast a perfect safety record! 100% Safe! You can choose your activities, making combos of activities in one or two days, with or without transport, as you want! You can also sleep in our new hostel Islas del Rio, at the same place. With us, you are not a number - but part of our family!Be sure to choose Aguas Bravas, the only company hat offers Full Adventure with a Taste of Culture!
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1 km west of the Chilamate School | 300 Meters West Rancho Magallanes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
+506 2292 2072
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the Aguas Bravas Rafting through internet. Everything was handled correctly. Friendly check-in, correct transfer, good safety briefing and great rafting experience. we booked the category II-III as our youngest daughter is 11. As soon as she is 12, I would prefere category III-IV...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend one night at the Aguas Bravas Hotel was great close to the river. Lots of Sodas around for breakfast and dinner The team is great, they really know their job and the white-river rafting onthe Sarapiqui River(class II/IIII) was excellent. At the end...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the people who I was going to go with got sick, I still went alone. I was welcomed with open arms and the guides made sure to talk to everybody. The guides are fluent in Spanish, English, and French! Before the tour, the guides...More

Thank Morgan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went rafting on the Sarapiqui river in June and had a blast. Our instructor Felipe made it really enjoyable and other than experiencing the level three rapids we had fun swimming in the river and jumping in from a high bank in the slower-flowing...More

Thank tm555718
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at white water rafting, so we were quite apprehensive when we arrived at the Sarapiqui river. Antonio was our guide and instructor, he put us straight at our ease and gave us very good instructions. We always felt that our...More

Thank Wendy140361
gerencia100, Front Office Manager at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hi, Thank you very much for the review, for us is very importante to bring an amazing and unique adventure. I hope you can be back soon. See you!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Worth the almost two hour drive from our hotel location. You get to site and are welcomed by friendly faces. Tatiana, the pleasant woman who greets you at register even sent a text beforehand by the app, WhatsApp, to confirm arrival. There are bathrooms, changing...More

Thank imabooger16
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Pablo and Antonio were amazing guides.. the water was amazing the fruit break was,amazing and the lunch after was,also amazing!! A must do and see even for the novice rafter!!! The scenery is breathtaking!!!

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gerencia100, Director of Sales at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you very much for coming.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

This was our family's first time white water rafting and it was definitely worth the 2 hour drive from La Fortuna (shuttle transportation was included). We are still gazing at all the amazing pictures taken by the photographer in the kayak - well worth the...More

Thank aimster71
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We went white water rafting for the first time while visiting Costa Rica! It was definitely worth it. So much fun!!! The guide Gustavo was great in showing us how to sit, what to do and made sure everyone felt comfortable. We rode the class...More

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gerencia100, Reservations at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you very much lfor your comments!!

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Since the moment we booked our rafting adventure, to the moment that we leave Aguas Bravas, we had the best experience. I booked over the phone from USA, spoke with Tatiana who was very helpful, nice and professional. We got there and the place is...More

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Mahesh J
3 November 2016|
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Response from gerencia100 | Property representative |
Hello, it is a pleasure for us to help you, to give you this information I need to know when do you want to do the tour, and where we have to pick you up?,so if you want you can write us a mail and I will help you!! Kind... More
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10 August 2015|
Response from Pacific_Trade_Winds | Property representative |
Hello! Class 2-3 is recommended for ages 8-63 yrs old, though if you are active and in good health, exceptions can and have been made. If you want something calmer, we run a Class 1-2 section, with a a few calmer rapids... More