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Desafio Adventure Company

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 0020
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Desafio Adventure Company is considered the top tour outfitter in Costa Rica's Epicenter of Adventure near the Arenal Volcano. Desafio offers high-quality rafting tours, canyoning, biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, transfer with tour services, incentive programs, volunteer opportunities and much more. There are only two rules to follow with Desafio: 1) Be Safe and 2) Have Serious Fun! Look for Desafio in Downtown La Fortuna near the Arenal Volcano or take the Desafio Adventure Connections to the Monteverde, Guanacaste, San Jose, Manuel Antonio and Playa Samara! Desafio is family-owned and operated and your "one-stop-shop" for adventure travel in Costa Rica and beyond!
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 0020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We all enjoyed the rappelling and canyoning trip. My daughters 15 and 17. But we ordered the pics snd they have not been sent yet.

Reviewed 2 days ago

We used Desafio for our transfers and most of our excursions during our week in Costa Rica. Our drivers were always courteous, on time, spoke excellent English, and were helpful in answering questions about where to eat, what to see, etc. Our vans even had...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Okay...my hubby booked this and I wasn't really sure what the family was in for. It was a very early start and we ended late into the afternoon, but it was SOOOOO fun! I'm not really the adventurous type, but my teen daughters, hubby, and...More

Thank sanantonemom
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gustavo was an amazing guide on our whitewater trip. He was so personable and funny. We had a blast on our trip. He knew just how much adventure to provide. He made a point of finding a sloth for our 10 year old at our...More

Thank wecoyote
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Desafio handled our transfers and excursions for our family and they did an excellent job, Our driver ,Horatio is so friendly and always was above and beyond their job requirements to ensure that we were having a great time. and stopped the bus on several...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went canyoning down waterfalls with this tour company. Staff were very helpful, friendly, and we had a blast. So fun and recommend this to anyone!

Thank LauraVarrette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Moises was our guide - he was phenomenal. Experience was fun. This company takes safety seriously and gives good guidance on how to stay safe, how to avoid falling out of the raft and how to stay safe if you do fall out. Trip included...More

Thank Wendie08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week we took a rafting trip with Desafio on Rio Sarapiqui. First class operation. Our guide (Jonathon) was awesome. Nice lunch provided afterward. We would definitely use them again.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great company- completely pleased with our bookings with DeSafio. We did a white water rafting trip, Class III/IV, down Rio Tenorio near Guanacaste. Staff was very professional and safe. Our boat guide, Fernando, did a great job. All the guides (10 rafts) were friendly and...More

Thank Jjbledsoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Lost Canyon/horseback riding tour through Desafio. My daughter and I found this excursion very thrilling. My husband says it was a lot tamer than he expected. We got picked up at our hotel in La Fortuna and then drove about 15-20 minutes...More

Thank Jade M
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10 August 2017|
Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hola CRN, Thank you very much for your question. I can imagine it's a little overwhelming to pick and choose activities and tour operators here in the Arenal Volcano area because there is just so much to do! Desafio... More
Alexa A
26 March 2017|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi Alexa, Nice to hear from you! Yes, we help clients do their travel planning and since we are the direct operator of our tours and transport, we can pass on very affordable prices for our services and for our favorite... More
27 August 2016|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hola! Greetings from Desafio Adventure Company. It's going to be a pleasure for us to help you with your request. I see you guys are interested in doing our canyoning tour during your visit in Costa Rica, that's awesome! We... More