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Best rafting experience

Our party of 5 had an amazing day of rafting. Our guide was knowledgeable about the river and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ray m
via mobile
Intense

Apparently this is the 4th best rafting in the world, as rated by National Geographic. I booked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bizgrrl
,
Canada
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Includes: transportation, breakfast, lunch, hike, river rafting. We have daily departures from San Jose, the Caribbean Coast and the Arenal Volcano, free pick up at most hotels, giving you the choice to start and finish at the place of your convenience.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 5 had an amazing day of rafting. Our guide was knowledgeable about the river and the history of the locals who allowed us to journey through their homes. The bus ride was well worth it. Buy the photo package for $50 and...More

Thank ray m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently this is the 4th best rafting in the world, as rated by National Geographic. I booked this day trip with Gecko Tours and it was with Exploradores. The cool thing is they can pick you up in one town and drop you off in...More

Thank bizgrrl
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time, was during dry season so rapids were not too crazy. Our Guide Roy, grew up near the river and knew everything we asked him and more. He also was our cook, wow it was really really good food. The lodge you...More

1  Thank calitrippn
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Do it! An amazing day of rafting (#4 river in world for this) mostly class 3 rapids with a few class 4 to keep it interesting, The river is clean, pristine and the waterfalls and canyons are very cool. Lot of breaks to catch your...More

Thank trueotis
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Due to rain (in dry season!), there was flooding on the Pacuare so they offered us a different river raft and plenty of white water. I've done the Pacuare before and I was very disappointed to miss it but was glad they offered an option...More

Thank shelly1956
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

i booked this adventure trip on my way to Puerto Viejo from San Jose, it was one of the best decisions & highlights of my 3 week trip in Costa Rica. The suttle arrived on time to pick me up from my hostel, & after...More

Thank Dimosthenis B
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Outstanding! More than we expected. Beautiful river! Beautiful jungle! Beautiful waterfalls! The rafting guides were so professional and fun. When we arrived, we were given a class covering all of the instructions and commands that would be used to navigate the river. The Class 1...More

Thank BnJTravels
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Since I was headed from San Jose to Puerto Viejo, I booked this rafting trip instead of taking the public bus. They pick you up from your hotel (you have an awesome breakfast and a pretty good lunch) and drop you at your final destination....More

2  Thank Courtney L
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

A must adventure. Our instructor, Kevin, was the best. A all day event including breakfast & lunch plus 3 hours of enjoying the spectacular views of the lush environment and the challenging river. Was a exhilarating experience & it being our first time, would take...More

Thank Judy S
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

I have to say that the one day rafting was the best adventure that I had in Costa Rica, it was just amazing! I highly recommend it!!!

Thank Žofia B
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