Whitewater Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica

11 hr

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Experience the adrenaline-charged thrill of whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River! The scenery while rafting is simply unique. The tropical vegetation and power of the waters will transport you to a Central American fantasy world. This one-day adventure battling class III and IV rapids is an unforgettable Costa Rican experience not to be missed.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Pacuare River, Cartago Costa Rica

While in Costa Rica, head out rafting (approximately 3-4 hours) on this perfect tropical river, which due to its scenery and rapids has been declared one of the five best rafting rivers in the world. This is a trip of pure magic, unsurpassed beauty, wildlife and exhilarating fun.

The Pacuare River borders the Talamanca mountain range, home to native Cabecar Indians, jaguars, monkeys, sloth and an incredible variety of birds, butterflies and reptiles. Known as one of the most beautiful rivers in the world, you'll enjoy a day filled with adventure as you raft down the Pacuare River. You'll have time for a relaxing lunch, before heading out on the river again for the last leg of your whitewater rafting experience.

Stop At: Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, North Of San Jose 19 km, San... Read More
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pacuare River, Cartago Costa Rica

While in Costa Rica, head out rafting (approximately 3-4 hours) on this perfect tropical river, which due to its scenery and rapids has been declared one of the five best rafting rivers in the world. This is a trip of pure magic, unsurpassed beauty, wildlife and exhilarating fun.

The Pacuare River borders the Talamanca mountain range, home to native Cabecar Indians, jaguars, monkeys, sloth and an incredible variety of birds, butterflies and reptiles. Known as one of the most beautiful rivers in the world, you'll enjoy a day filled with adventure as you raft down the Pacuare River. You'll have time for a relaxing lunch, before heading out on the river again for the last leg of your whitewater rafting experience.

Stop At: Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, North Of San Jose 19 km, San Jose 10104 Costa Rica

On your ride back to San Jose, you'll have the chance the take in the beautiful landscape around you in the Braulio Carrillo National Park.

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Important Details

Included
  • Breakfast
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Lunch
  • Equipment
  • Return Transportation
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
San Jose Metro, San Jose Metro, Province of San Jose

Traveler pickup is offered
HOTEL PICK UPS

Adventure Inn
Aldea Hostel
Aloft
Alta
Ambassador
Amón Taormina
Apartotel Obelisco
Apartotel El Sesteo
Apartotel La Perla
Apartotel La Sabana
Aranjuez
Aurola Holiday Inn
Autentico (Torremolinos)
Ave Del Paraíso
Balmoral
Barceló Palma Real
Best Western Irazú
Bougainvillea
Boutique Jade
Casa Colón
Casa Roland
Centroamericano
Colonial
Condominio Riverside
Cocoon
Costa Verde Inn
Courtyard Escazu
Courtyard Alajuela
C R .Backpackers
C R. Guest House
C R. Morazán
C. R. Tennis Club
Country Inn & Suites
CRLA
Crowne Plaza Corobicí
Don Carlos
Double Tree Cariari
Fiesta Casino
Fleur de Lys
Gran Hotel Costa Rica
Grano de Oro
Hilton Garden Inn –Sabana
Holiday Inn Express
Hampton Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn ESCAZU
Holiday Inn Forum
Jade y Oro (1492)
Kekoldi
La Amistad
Le Bergerac
Marriott Costa Rica
Park Inn by Radisson
Pangea
Pensión de La Cuesta
Posada Canal Grande
Posada Nena
Posada del Museo
Presidente
Quality Real San José
Radisson Costa Rica
Real Intercontinental
Residence Inn
Rincón del Valle
Rostipollos Hampton
Rodeo
San José Palacio
Santo Tomás
Sheraton Escazu
Sleep Inn
Sportsmen´s
Selina Hostel
Studio
Suites Cristina
Talamanca
Tryp Sabana
Vesuvio
Villa Tournón
Wyndham Garden Escazu.
Windham Herradura

6:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • Each passenger must sign a waiver prior to tour commencement
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Passenger maximum weight 300 lbs
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

5
/5
Based on 32 reviews

Reviewed: July 27, 2017

taylan.ilhan

Extremely fun activity with 3-4 hours of rafting in an enchanting jungle. No experience needed. Our guide, Kevin, was an expert rafter and a super nice guy. Highly recommend it.


Reviewed: July 16, 2017

Paul P

This daytrip was the highlight of my two-week stay in Costa Rica. We tackled nearly twenty miles in one day, most of it rapids, and finished up with a leisurely float through a beautiful gorge. Our group of three rafts was accompanied by a man in a kayak with a good camera. He took hundreds of pics, available for sale at a reasonable price. He emails you digital copies. I had mine before the bus was back in San Jose. I would recommend the two-day overnight package. They stop at various spots along the way for short hikes, swims, repelling, and camping overnight. Unfortunately, they only accept double-bookings and I was traveling solo. :-


Reviewed: May 28, 2017

Edna C

It was a wonderful experience! Exciting rafting on the Pacuare River, never a dull moment with level III and IV rapids and the beautiful scenery. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The breakfast and lunch were delicious.


Reviewed: March 16, 2017

schbeir

Best entertainment value! Long drives to and from San Jose but the scenery is beautiful and Matthias is a walking encyclopedia. Breakfast was excellent! River was at its lowest in early March but rapids were still fun. Had a nice picnic on the river bank as well! Great value!


Reviewed: January 1, 2017

Adrienne A

The whitewater rafting was VERY fun, and VERY long. You didn't leave there feeling like you only had a short ride. We had 3 full hours on the river, and excellent guides that made it fun for our 13 and 16 year olds too. Biggest frustration was not the fault of the tour operator, but they probably could have made this more clear before hand. Ours was a 13 hour day from San Jose pick up time. 13 hours, for 3 hours on the river. That part sucked. The rest of the time was making pick ups, stuck in traffic, driving, or dropping people off and a bit of time eating breakfast and lunch. That part was a huge bummer. 5:20am pick up, and home just after 6:00pm.