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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21001, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2479 9419
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Costa Rica Descents is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater...

Costa Rica Descents is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater rafting. On our customized excursions you will literally plunge headfirst into the breathtaking beauty of Costa Rica. Imagine the excitement of whitewater rafting combined with the picturesque environment of Costa Rica's tropical rain forests. With safety as our number one priority, we hand-pick only highly trained and personable guides, whose primary concern is the quality of your experience.We also offer a chance for you to observe our exotic and colorful tropical birds with a qualified ecology expert. With us you can soak away your stress in natural hot springs, explore the country on horseback or a mountain bike and come face to face with the rainforest canopy. We make sure you take full advantage of everything this country s natural beauty has to offer.

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Memorable white water rafting experience!

The white water rafting (class 3-4) hosted by Costa Rica Descents was amazing! From the pick up time to the drop off at our hotel, the experience was all positive. The boat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
christy_121
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Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The white water rafting (class 3-4) hosted by Costa Rica Descents was amazing! From the pick up time to the drop off at our hotel, the experience was all positive. The boat captains were skillful and care very much about their guests having fun. Our tour guide and boat captain Frank was very cool, fun and wonderful! He kept us... More 

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jose was incredible, we only had three of us and him in the raft. Ive done rafting trips and they pile u in the raft ; this was nothing like that. He did an exceptional job making sure we had fun. You can tell he loves his job and really has pride in what he does! He made our rafting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time rafting, eating and exploring the farm. I recommend rafting with Frank he was a great captain.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rafting with this company was simply amazing. We are not really used to get more than what we pay for (at least not in NJ), but this rafting trip was full of surprises. From being picked up at the hostel, to stopping along the way to buy coconuts, to eating organic lunch hecho en leña, to finally getting a shot... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an awesome day with Mario and the rest of the crew. We had a blast and felt safe on the river. Followed up with a delicious lunch and tour of their organic farm. Check these guys out on your trip to fortuna!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the best part of my trip. I would have like to keep reliving the same day over and over again. I fell in love with the tour guide who is too funny and charismatic. I loved the owner who I could speak french with, and felt like the rafting captain of my boat was my brother and we... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The Decents White Water Rafting team & tour is hands down the best!! Most enjoyable activity we have done since being in Costa Rica! Well worth the money for 4 young ladies in their 20s, We booked through our hostel. Roger was our guide; knowledgeable and hilarious (should be a stand up comedian!) Jose was our rafting coach, and made... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We went white water rafting down the class III and IV rapids, and it was an awesome adventure! The guides were knowledgeable, helpful, warm, and fun to be around! They all seemed like close friends, and their smiles and laughter were contagious. The rafting was exciting and beautiful - it was a perfect balance between difficult/challenging and doable/exciting! After we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Our guides were amazing - Knowledgable and friendly. The rapids were so much fun and being my first time I felt very safe. Awesome pricing as well! I enjoyed everything about this tour, would highly recommend them!

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San Geronimo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This business is locally owned and operated and it shows. The tour leaders are committed, friendly and skilled. Our boat captain, Sean Calhoun, was an amazing teacher to a raft full of novice white water rafters including my 13 year old son, who he paid special attention to really mentored in a way that will stick with him (he wants... More 

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