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Explornatura

4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
+506 2556 0111
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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
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Explornatura offers rafting, canyoneering, ziplines and lots of overall adventure vacations in Costa Rica. Merge the natural attractions of Costa Rica with the a local cultural experience while traveling down rivers, over mountains and top trees, and along beaches while meeting the friendly, happy people of Costa Rica. Turrialba, a rural town centrally located just 2 hours from San Jose, is the home of Explornatura Adventure Travel. Locally owned and operated, we are adventure specialists and nature lovers with more than 20 years’ experience in Adventure Vacationswith an impeccable safety record. We also own and operate the Canyoning Tour and the Pacuare River Rafting expeditions. Whatever is your idea of adventure and nature vacations include, we will exceed your expectations.
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“a lot of fun” (11 reviews)
“rio pacuare” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast with these guys! We booked the tour on the day before, and we were lucky to be able to go rafting with them. There were just the two of us, plus the guide/captain and the guide/spotter. We never did rafting before,...More

Thank Saaaantos
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for choosing Explornatura for your first rafting trip. The Pacuare river is the best adventure activity in Costa Rica, we are glad to know that you had a great experience with us. Our guides and cooks are very glad for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took a day trip from San Jose and it was a great experience! The guides were knowledgable and friendly and there was even a photographer to capture the memories. The lunch was delicious. We had a wonderful time and will recommend...More

Thank Kaitlyn B
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for writing your review. We are glad to know about your experience with us. Also thank you for recommending our tours, we would love to receive your family and friends in Turrialba. Hope to see you again. Pura Vida

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast! The instructor did a great job keeping us safe while enjoying the rapids. The river is just beautiful and you would be missing out if you didn't take this tour.

Thank Alisa T
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming to Turrialba and enjoy your rafting trip with us. Hope to see you again. We really appreciate your comments. Pura Vida

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We booked through this company at a recommendation from the home owner where we were staying. It was a wonderful trip! The guides were awesome and really good with our two younger kids (ages 8 and 11) and went out of their ways to make...More

Thank blgalarza
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We love adventure families, thank you very much for choosing us for your trip and for taking the time to make your comments. I am so glad to know about your experience, please feel welcome to come again to Turrialba to enjoy the adventure life....More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Exploranatura offers a really unique experience in the Costa Rican rain forest! We coupled zip lines with canyoneering and rappelling down waterfalls to create an unforgettable experience for me and the others in my group. The guides were excellent and made us all feel safe...More

Thank elprofito
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you very much for your comments. Our canyoning and canopy tour is one of the best trip you can do in Turrialba. We are glad to know about your experience, hope to see you again in Turrialba. Pura Vida

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Waterrafting on rio pacuare with explornatura was the best experience ever! Never did such an amazing tour before! The whole day was beyond our expectations. The team of explornatura is very friendly and competente. We always felt safe. We were only the two of us...More

Thank Alexi E
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

We are so happy to know about the great time you had with us. Thank you very much for your words, all our team work very hard to provide the best experiences all of them really appreciate your comments. We would love to have you...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

My family of five went repelling and zip-lining with David and Elena. They had great customer service as we called from the United States and were able to get everything set up and paid for in advance. On the day of, we arrived for lunch...More

Thank Alex A
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Safety first and then we can have a lot of fun :) Thank you very much for your comments, as a company we are very proud that our office, guides and cooking staff are doing a great job. Our canyoning and canopy tour is a...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

6 of us from our group took a trip with this company last week and it was excellent. We felt totally safe the whole time and it was tremendous fun. I would heartily recommend it.More

Thank maria c
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

It is great to know about your rafting experience with us. Thank you very much for coming with us and for taking your time to make your post. Safe and Fun is the perfect combination to enjoy the Pacuare river. I hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Congratulation to Explornatura team and thank you. We forgot to confirm our one-day trip rafting before the D-Day but they find a way to plan our rafting tour in a few minutes. Then we had the chance to have 2 persons from the agency for...More

Thank Pierroz
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

The Pacuare river is the best adventure experience in Costa Rica, I am glad that we were able to make your trip happened. Thank you very much for your comments, as you said Oswaldo is a very safe and fun guide, he say "muchas gracias"...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Our Explornatura canyoneering experience was fantastic! With the exception of my husband, we were all first-time zipliners, and none of us had any rapelling experience. Mario and Dave were wonderful. They were excited for us, made us feel welcome, and spent sufficient time going over...More

Thank colesub
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

We love to work with families. I am very glad that you had a good time with us. Thank you for recognizing our effort to make safe trips. The kids are amazing about adventure I am not surprise that your children went first in all...More

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