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4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
+506 2556 0111
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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
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Explornatura offers rafting, canyoneering, ziplines and lots of overall adventure vacations in Costa Rica. Merge the natural attractions of Costa Rica with the a local cultural experience while traveling down rivers, over mountains and top trees, and along beaches while meeting the friendly, happy people of Costa Rica. Turrialba, a rural town centrally located just 2 hours from San Jose, is the home of Explornatura Adventure Travel. Locally owned and operated, we are adventure specialists and nature lovers with more than 20 years’ experience in Adventure Vacationswith an impeccable safety record. We also own and operate the Canyoning Tour and the Pacuare River Rafting expeditions. Whatever is your idea of adventure and nature vacations include, we will exceed your expectations.
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4th Avenue, Turrialba downtown, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
+506 2556 0111
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Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I came for the two day trip from San Jose as I couldn't decide which I would prefer. I arrived in Turrialba in the afternoon of day one, the office was super easy to find just a short walk from the bus terminal. After a...More

Thank STownsend90
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My husband and I had a fantastic time rafting down the Pacquare! We spent two weeks in Costa Rica in various areas of the country. This was our favorite activity! We stayed at an airbnb in the area and were picked up by Exploranatura. We...More

Thank heidipamplin
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A totally epic experience. Highly highly recommended by us wild Californians you must do this and you must do this with these people. Our tour guides were David and Mario ask for them you can't go wrong with these guys. They were totally professional, knowledgeable,...More

Thank RanchoMartini
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

We are very glad about your comments, thank you very much for taking your time recommend our trip to your friends and Trip Advisor viewers. Mario and David say "muchas gracias por sus comentarios" Explornatura team are focus on safety first- fun activity. We hope...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you are looking to overcome your fears of adventure, I recommend 200% Explornatura. They where super patient and found ways to encourage you and actually get you thru the activities. I completed all the activities, the views, the adrenaline, the whole experience was amazing....More

Thank Lizbeth Z
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you very much for taking your time to write about your experience in our Canyoning and Canopy tour. Also thanks for all the tips for future visitors. Our guides and cooking staff are glad for your comments and all of them say "muchas gracias"...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent guides who took reel care of us from the moment we left Turrialba to the time we got back. So much fun during the rafting ride, because the guides are always there to explains what happens and to give you good advices. The river...More

Thank Lowee C
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Our guides are very glad for your comments. Thank you very much for taking the time to make it and also for visiting us for your Pacuare rafting trip. The Pacuare is one of the best rivers of the world and our guides are the...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We now have fearless kids. 'Super' Mario coaxed Charlotte (7) down the first waterfall and then she was off! Tom (11) picked up the technique of rappelling very quickly and we all loved the combination of waterfall, zip lines and climbs through the rainforest. Trip...More

Thank Vicky W
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you very much for your comments, your guides received with a big smile. We work very hard to provide very fun, safety first, adventure for families. Congratulation for expose your children to the adventure and close contact with nature. I hope you have the...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We rafter with 2 daughters 16 and 14 and they and we LOVED it. The guides were experts but fun and informative too. August is a great month for rafting because the river levels are so high and the scenery is breathtaking. There are loads...More

Thank Denise D
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

What a great experience for your 2 daughters and you too. Thank you very much for coming with us to enjoy Pacuare river one of the best rivers of the world. Also thank you for taking your time to post your experience with us. Our...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went canyoning with a group of 5 boy scouts. Our guides, mario and dave, were really nice guys. They were really helpful and made jokes during the tour, which we really enjoyed. Given that we had some time left, we were also allowed to...More

Thank Yannick V
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

It is so nice to know about your experience doing Canyoning and zip lines with us. Dave, Mario and our cooking staff said "muchas gracias" for your comments, they work very hard and is very nice for them to know about your experience. Thank you...More

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