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    What to Expect
    We will pick you up from your hotel around 8 am and will head on over to the river giving you a tour of the region as we pass by different landscapes.  Once at the put in of the river, you will be introduced to your guide and given your equipment.  Following a thorough safety talk and paddling technique practice, you will be ready to go rafting.  What is unique about rafting with us is that we combine the class III-IV section of the river with the best rapids of the class II-III section, giving you more time on the river than anyone else. 

    You will descend for about 3-3.5 hours down challenging and adrenaline pumping white water, big fun waves and drops nestled in the beautiful Costa Rica rain forest.  When you are not busy paddling, we will point out to you all the wildlife we see since this river runs close to the San Juan-La Selva Biological Reserve famous for bird migration.  Half way, you will stop for a fruit break and eat come delicious fresh local pineapple, watermelon or mango. At the end of the tour, you will visit a local family run restaurant called a Soda where they will prepare for you a delicious traditional lunch cooked on a wooden stove before your one hour ride back to La Fortuna. 

    This trip not only gives you the adrenaline rush from rafting down class III-IV rapids, but also enriches your experience by emerging you in cultural and natural history.  We pride ourselves for doing an eco-friendly sport, for providing personalized customer care, for supporting the local community, for educating and for doing what we love with a passion.  Come join the good vibes and support small local businesses.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    We will pick you up from your hotel if it is in the vicinity of La Fortuna or on the way to the river. Otherwise, we leave from our office in town.  You can also meet us at the river if you are arriving from another destination.
    Departure Time
    8:00am-8:30 am
    • Transportation
    • Lunch
    • Fruits
    • Water
    • Natural juice
    • Driver/guide
    • Experienced river guide
    • Safety kayaker
    • Equipment
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if in the vicinity of La Fortuna)
    • Small-group tour or private tour
    • Personalized service
    • Snacks
    • Gratuities
    • Photos
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A maximum of 30 people per booking
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A wonderful and fun experience, including for my first-time-rafting girlfriend who was a little anxious. The owners and one employee who guided our trip were enthusiastic and excited. They are champion competitive river rafters who also have many years of experience as regular
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    We've rafted with several other rafting companies in Costa Rica & these guys are our favorite of a group of excellent rafting companies! VERY safe, very engaging & knowledgable of everything on the river (actually of the whole country!) If you're dog lovers like us, request
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    Whitewater rafting was awesome. You see wild life, jump off cliffs, swim, and of course shred rapids. It was like all the past activities I did there combined. Guides were very entertaining as well
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    Our tour group of 14 people had a tremendous time with Diana, Ahndres, and Orlando. They split us up into 3 groups and set off on the river. The whole trip they entertained and guided us. They shared their insights on the local culture and showed us plenty of local animals and
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    Response from Dinghy_Expeditions, Owner at White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class III-IV
    Responded 16 Jul 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was such a delight to take you down the river. Your group had so much great energy that it felt like we were rafting with a bunch of friends we had not seen in a while. There is something in rafting that brings out the best in people. We are happy that you are going home with much more than just an adventure and that you got a feeling of what Costa Rica is about through the eyes of the local guides. PURA VIDA, Diana
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    By far, the best white water rafting experience ever. Diana and Ahndres were super fun and helpful throughout the experience. The river was beautiful and we got to see a ton of wildlife too. It was a local experience that you can’t get at the large rafting companies. Would do
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    Response from Dinghy_Expeditions, Owner at White Water Rafting - Sarapiqui River Class III-IV
    Responded 07 Jul 2019
    Thank you for sharing your day. It is very nice to hear that you felt the local experience rafting with us. When we began this project, we consciously decided to keep our tours small so that we can give you the best trip you have ever had with us who love begin out in Nature. The rivers, mountains and coasts is where we prefer to be. We breath adventure and exploration. Everyday the rain forests and rivers show us something new. Costa Rica is a treasure to be discovered and seeing the country through it's waterways is a very unique and fun thing to do on your vacation. Thank you for rafting with us. PURA VIDA, Diana
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