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Our Most Popular Tour - White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class II-III provided by Dinghy Expeditions Outfitter Mountains Rivers and Coasts - Day Tours

Our Most Popular Tour - White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class II-III

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Our most popular white water rafting trip is great fun for families with children, enthusiasts who want try rafting for the first time or experienced rafters looking for a new adventure. This section of the Sarapiqui River runs for 17 km down friendly class II-III rapids surrounded by evergreen tropical rain forest. With San Juan - La Selva Biological Corridor right by, you are guaranteed to see lots of birds and animals. To add to the fun, you will have the chance to cliff jump, surf, swim down a little rapid, run an exiting drop and stop on the side of the river for some delicious fresh tropical fruit.  Our small personalized and private tours are designed to give you the best quality service while you immerse yourself into nature and Costa Rican culture. Prepare yourself for an enjoyable day on the river topped off with a homemade traditional lunch cooked on a wooden stove!  The tour includes: transportation, fruits, lunch, guide, safety kayaker, equipment and insurances.
Important Information
  • Equipment
  • Fruits
  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • Juice
  • Safety kayaker
  • Small personalized tour
  • Transportation to and from your hotel (if in the vicinity of La Fortuna)
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Gratuities
  • Photos
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Any medication that you may need on the river such as asthma pump or Epi pen
  • Bathing suit/swim trunks
  • Dry clothes to change into
  • GoPro
  • Shoes for the water or running shoes (closed toe)
  • Shorts
  • Some cash
  • Sun lotion
  • T-shirt or rash guard
  • Towel
  • What to Bring?
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Okeefe wrote a review Dec 2019
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this was by far the best part of our coasta rica trip. i highly reccomend everyone try it. the guides are amazing and they know so much that they pass on to you.
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Sævar P wrote a review Oct 2019
Hveragerdi, Iceland3 contributions
My dad and I had a great day with wonderful guidance down to a wonderful stream. Enjoyed seeing wild animals in their natural world. Thanks to Diana for making this experience unforgettable! Takk fyrir okkur :)
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Date of experience: October 2019
grecob49 wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
My experience with Dinghy Expeditions was amazing! I learned so much about the primary forests of Costa Rica and its inhabitants while cruising along the rapids of the Sarapiqui River. Ahndres and Diana were excellent guides and knew the river well. We had so much fun, I highly
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Dinghy_Expeditions, Owner at Our Most Popular Tour - White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class II-III
Responded 3 Sep 2019
Our experience with you was amazing too. Thank you for your excellent review. We do our best to send you home not only with a safe and fun rafting experience but with a whole new understanding and appreciation for nature and our connection to the Pacha Mama. Thank you for coming with us. PURA VIDA, Diana
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esull705 wrote a review Aug 2019
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This experience had it all! The rafting was a blast, the guides made it safe and exciting to travel along the beautiful river. They were very talented and extremely knowledgable about the river, local history, and surrounding wildlife. It was fun, exciting, and safe!
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Dinghy_Expeditions, Owner at Our Most Popular Tour - White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class II-III
Responded 8 Aug 2019
Thank you for sharing with the world that this experience has it all. We here at Dinghy Expeditions, could not agree with you more. It means so much to hear that you had an amazing rafting day with us and that you took back much more than the excitement of running rapids, like understanding the local and natural history more, seeing wildlife, having fun and most importantly feeling safe. That, I can credit to the experience and training of our guides and the beautiful Sarapiqui river. You make our job a joy! Thank you for being part of that. PURA VIDA, Diana
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By: Dinghy Expeditions Outfitter Mountains Rivers and Coasts - Day Tours
Would totally do it again!
I had a blast! The guide was fantastic!! Very knowledgeable and funny. He even tried to tip our raft a few times(wi
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So much fun!
Came to Costa Rica on a school trip, and white water rafting was by far my favorite activity. The route was beautif
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Best day of the vacation
Exhilaratingly fun and a great educational experience on the rain forest and life of Costa Rica. Felt very safe the
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chel c
Loved it
Loved it! Our guide was fun, friendly and super informative about different facts regarding nature in Costa Rica an
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Great White Water Rafting Experience!
I had such a great time white water rafting with Dinghy Expeditions. Our guide was super friendly and fun while mak
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Best raft company in the region
Had a great day...the guides are the sweatest people out there...small warm company that takes care of their client
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WOW !!! WOW !!! WOW !!!
Spending the day on the Sarapiqui River with Andre's excellent guidance and July in the safety kayak and taking pho
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Safari Float
Close friends of mine, all adults and one young child, took a safari float tour with Dinghy Expeditions while in La
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We had such a very special adventure guided by the incredible Diana, by the end we all felt a strong bond and had l
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Jyotsna T
Incredible water rafting experience
This was our best family vacation ever. Major highlight of our CostaRica trip was water rafting on Sarapiqui River.
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Not a good experience!!
The hotel pick up was 1 hour late. The guide seemed to be a last minute replacement for their regular guide. He did
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Yaeli B
Highlight of our trip
We had an amazing experience using this family owned company. Everything was just perfect! I researched the mayor r
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Amazing day out
I have done a lot of rafting and this was my favourite. The rapids we did weren't that big but the guides made the
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A Must Do!!!
Highly recommend doing this! The guides were amazing and you will definitely have a good time. Even the dog goes ra
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Best rafting experience ever
I’ve done several guided rafting trips. The majority in Idaho on some good rivers but this by far was one of the be
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