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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...more
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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We started this adventure with extreme rains the night before. We were a little bit apprehensive about going. Our Main guide Kenneth picked us up right on time and was a pleasure to be around the entire day. He put everyone on the bus at...More

Thank Ldldanch
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first activity after our 3 hour drive from San Jose to La Fortuna, and it did not disappoint! The guides picked us up from our hotel, and drove us out, where we transferred to a small vehicle. The guides gave us a...More

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 3 days ago

If I could love this a thousand times I would. This was the best thing we had done in Costa Rica. We didn't plan on going because we were a little worried about white water rafting. I'm so glad we did it. We bought the...More

Thank Sydney W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great company. Very well organized, safety first. We had a electric storm during the canopy and all the staff were very profesional on how they handle the situation. We end up having fun.

Thank Nahita2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time canyoneering with desafio. We were picked up at our hotel (they charged a $40 surcharge because we were staying out of town). We were suited up and off we went. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable. I am afraid of...More

Thank njmomofthree3
Reviewed 4 days ago

Before I begin my review of the actual tour, I WILL say that we were forgotten at our whitewater rafting base camp. They paid for a taxi to get there, so no harm done, but it was a little nerve wracking. HOWEVER. I'm really here...More

Thank KWSjr81
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a G Adventures tour through Costa Rica and stopped at Desafio when we arrived in La Fortuna. They explained all of their tours and we were able to sign up for whatever we wanted to do. Our first tour was Canyoning! Six...More

Thank PLan977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bridges were fantastic! The views in the forest were beautiful. We were able to see money’s on a bridge- so exciting. Our guide Sergio I believe - showed a red poison frog, and taught us about hummingbirds - we felt a bit rushed through...More

Thank vickiebell
DesafioAdventures, Owner at Desafio Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Vickiebell, Your feedback is very important to us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We have met with your guide to make him aware of your comments and will take corrective action so this type of situation does not happen...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very happy with the shuttle service that we used for our travels throughout Costa Rica. I would highly recommend this company and especially the driver, Horacio. He was very attentive to our group's needs and was very knowledgeable about the best restaurants, grocery...More

Thank Spencer P
Reviewed 1 week ago

David is where it starts and ends for us. All of the guides were nice but David gave the instructions to the group and we were lucky enough to get him as our guide in the raft. Five people in our group of six (including...More

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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi KatStam - Nice to hear from you. We often visit the Rainforest Chocolate Tour, but there are a few other venues. For example, Don Juan Coffee and Chocolate has a farm nearby and Finca Luna Nueva has a fantastic biodynamic... More