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This beautiful river runs from the Caribbean Coast inland almost to Cartago.
Cartago, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pacuare River ( above Siquirres) offers a beautiful waterway where you can experience pristine tropical rain forest while white-water rafting on class 2-4 rapids!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MontrealMan49
Reviewed December 1, 2018

when we reached the Pacuare and Paquette River, we met with guide, Carlos, who provided instruction on what to do on the river, and explained that there would be another guide in a kayak heading down the river with us, and that we would be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank VacationHoliday
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I went rafting down the Pacuare River a couple of years ago with my daughter. There were signs on the road up there with warnings, etc...but I sucked it up and went anyway, and I am super happy I did ! We had a nice...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Laurie S
Reviewed August 9, 2018

VERY FUN! My guide was very funny and exciting. He kept me smiling the whole trip. I enjoyed my experience with great thanks to our guide, Christopher. He also spoke clearly and helped me work on my spanish. He also kept me safe and caught...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tatum P
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

My guide was Christopher and he created a safe and equally exciting experience. Out of all of the things I have done in Costa Rica, this was by far my favorite. All thanks to Christopher. I will definitely be doing this again the next time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jasmyn M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Super awesome experience. The whole thing is super fun thrilling adrenaline filled ride. I’ve done it about 10 times in the last 5 years

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bob L
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the Pacuare One day rafting trip with Exploradores Outdoors and really enjoyed the experience! The bus was about 15 minutes late to pick us up in La Fortuna in the morning, but really not a big deal. It was about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JenniferS9706
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I did the rafting there countless times, its amazing! The river can be brown from rain or light clear blue. The forest around, the waterfalls, the rocks, everything is magical. Off course a good set of guides make the difference, I went with the best!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pabr_s
Reviewed January 9, 2018

We booked the two day tour with Rios Tropicales, and from pick-up at our airport hotel through an exceptional two days of beauty and adventure they impressed me with their professionallism and care. As a first-time rafter at age 67, I was nervous about the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Kathy N
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Very well organized day....from the breakfast, bus rides, to the very well qualified raft guides and kayakers. The raft guides educated us on exactly what to do while going down the river, which was very helpful and made the trip very enjoyable and fun! I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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April 17, 2017|
Response from KiandAsh |
You get driven to the breakfast spot, which is also where the rafting ends. You leave your luggage there. Although I saw locks on the shelves, not sure if they got locked. Perfectly safe. Only staff there. Nothing missing... More
March 31, 2017|
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This was our first time and we're active too. There were young girls with us and frightened nearly the entire time and they made it through. The scariest part is on the bus ride out where they explain the worst of the... More