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White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna

  • Power down the Balsa River for a look at Costa Rica’s wild side
  • Chances to see sloths, monkeys, and more
  • Guided white-water rafting trip balances adventure and safety
White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
US$65 per adult
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White-Water Rafting Balsa River Class II and III from La Fortuna
US$65.00 per adult
This white-water rafting trip takes you through the middle of the Costa Rican rain forest while providing unbeatable adventure. Spike your adrenaline paddling down 2.5-hours of class II and III rapids, stopping to swim in secluded waters and admire tropical scenery along the way. Tour includes all equipment, safety training, and lunch.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the rafting office to meet your guide and begin your tour. Practice a few key safety maneuvers before heading out on the Balsa River.

The roughly 2.5-hour rafting trip takes you down 6 miles (10 kilometers) of class II to III white-water rapids that keep your adrenaline pumping. Work together with your group to paddle hard and navigate the water while your guide steers the raft and keeps you safe.

Stop along the way to rest, swim, snack, and admire views of the surrounding rain forest, with opportunities to see animals like sloths, howler monkeys, aquatic birds, and more.

The tour concludes with a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun and good treatment, everything was perfect and we learned a lot. It is a recommended tour that you will have a great time.

Thank Abraham H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Rafting Experience

It was our first time water rafting and it was really nice. They picked us up at the hotel, took us to the river, gave us fruits and on the way back we stopped to eat at a very good place and then they dropped...More

Thank Jorge N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good experience, trained and professional staff, fun and excellent treatment. An adventure not to forget and wanting to repeat it again.

1  Thank Maurice W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great time!

Very thorough safety instruction, knowledgeable, friendly, and English speaking guides. Jose gabe is groovy and biology lessons on the ride to the river. Alejandro gave us a great ride through the Rapids keeping us safe while giving just enough adrenaline boosts. Fabulous day! The fresh...More

Thank LISA B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best adventure of my vacation

Arenal Rafting is a first class outfitter. I've rafted Class II-V whitewater in the U.S. and this overall trip ranks with the best. Jose gave excellent insights into Costa Rican culture and history on the way to the Balsa. His dry wit and smarts was...More

Thank Lynn W
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30 June 2018|
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Response from Carah M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Just provide them with your address and they come to you! We were picked up around 9 am in a 12 passenger van.
12 June 2018|
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Response from Barry104 | Reviewed this property |
I would say the same. 2.5 or so hours on the water plus travel to and from.