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Wave Expeditions

La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica. WAVE Expeditions is BEST option for all your favorite outdoor activites in one location. Arenal is the one stop destination for Rafting, Canyoning, Hiking, Wildlife, Canopy, Biking and much more! WAVE Expeditions has earned a reputation for professionalism, organization, and high quality trips.
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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7262
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Reviewed yesterday

Went on a 1/2 day Class II and III rapids ride. Horacio was our guide and couldn't have been nicer, more professional and reassuring. Our daughter was very nervous and he made sure she was comfortable and enjoyed herself. The river was great, the food...More

Thank Mikeagman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the exactly on-time pick-up to drop-off, Wave Expeditions made this a perfect white water experience for my family (kids 9 & 11). Guides Jairo and Gudd and driver and photographer were a perfect mix of fun and professional; the rapids were definitely challenging (our...More

Thank Schusky
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great morning on the Balsa River. We arranged transportation from San Jose with a drop off in La Fortuna, which worked out great. The guides were fun and conscientious. If you are looking for more adventure, I would recommend the other river.

Thank krs519
Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite excursion! It was a blast and I had an amazing time. It was exciting and challenging but I did not feel overwhelmed as a beginner. Cant wait to try this again. Company was amazing and provided fresh fruit as snacks and took us...More

Thank dvergstendanica
Reviewed 5 days ago

The guides are so fun and really make the experience wonderful. Was here 10 years ago with the same company and clearly they are doing well. The buses and facilities are great. My partner and I had a blast with Congo as our rafting guide...More

Thank bmc1213
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved it. First, let me say that we saw more wildlife on this excursion than we did at any other location in the Arenal area: 3 sloths, 1 crocodile, 1 poison dart frog, iguanas, & many different birds. Our guide, Carlos Sanchez, actually anchored...More

Thank Ayacard74
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had never been white water rafting before and so were a bit nervous, but this was so great and we were so glad we went! There are good instructions and practice beforehand, and I had so much fun and felt safe...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, husband and 3 boys had a blast on the Balsa River rafting with Wave Expeditions and our guide Marcos. Marcos was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife and river! We want to do it again, only next time take it to the next level!

1  Thank AnotherDuff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wave Adventures Rafting We took a white water class II-III trip on Rio Balsa with these guys. Marco was the lead guide and Javier has driven us all the time. Our raft guid was Yohani (not sure if I spell his name correctly - apologies...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rafting organised by this company was fantastic from start to finish. Our first time and our guide (super) Mario was fab. Responsible , energetic and cheeky fun. Made this experience one of the best things we have done while in Costa Rica. The lunch...More

Thank Amisha P
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Julie A
2 January 2017|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Julie I have 2 water mad children as well! Our min age for the zip line and rafting combo is 8 years old, however I have an option that might work for you. We can go ahead and book your family for the Zip LIne... More
Dennis J
2 August 2016|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Dennis.... Great to hear you will be joining us on the river next month. The rivers here in Costa Rica are younger rivers and that means they are actually quite shallow in most parts. The depth various... More
Jamie C
2 August 2016|
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Response from Giulicri | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring it: I also get cold easily, but the water was already warm in July, it was even a raining and cloudy day and I never felt cold. You will wear a tide life jacket and you are supposed to paddle ... quite a... More