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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV

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    This is an exciting, class 3-4 Costa Rica rafting river — You’re going to love this intense, Costa Rica adventure of the Costa Rican jungle! The Sarapiquí River is one of Costa Rica’s most-exuberant rivers for some of the best rafting Costa Rica has to offer!

    It is near the Arenal Volcano, San Jose and Caribbean with more than 45 continuous, class-3-4 rapids along more than 14 miles of lush, vibrant Costa Rica rain forest.

    The meeting point for this tour is the Sarapiqui Outdoor Center in La Virgen de Sarapiqui. After checking in, you will take a short van ride to the town of San Miguel de Sarapiqui, where the Class 3/4 section begins.

    Once you get to the Sarapiquí River, your experienced and certified rafting guide will give you thorough safety instructions, get you set up with top-quality adventure gear such as your helmet, personal flotation device, and paddle and then you're off – you'll be paddling for more than 2 hours!

    The highly qualified guides make a difference in this labyrinth of rocks, holes, and waves. Your guide will always be there to make you feel comfortable and safe during the trip with a professional attitude and willingness to help.

    Bring on the adrenaline! Experienced and first-time whitewater rafters love the Sarapiqui River, class 3-4 whitewater rafting in Costa Rica. Make you way through exciting rapids like: Morning coffee, The terminator, and Dos locos. 

    The tour ends at our base, Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, where we have showers and changing rooms for your convenience. After the tour, enjoy a "fiesta, with fruits, yucca, and coconut cocktail. Plus, learn how to make sugar cane juice, and view the photos and videos from your tour.
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    Departure Point
    Sarapiqui Outdoor Center
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Sarapiqui Outdoor Center
    Inclusions
    • Includes: Kayak and safety equipment rental Certified instructor/tour guide Transportation to and from our base sites to the paddling location Tropical fruit and tropical coconut cocktail Sugar cane tour Self-guided botanical tour
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities (optional) Hotel pickup and drop-off Photos (available for purchase after the tour) Meals (available for additional $7 for breakfast, $10 for lunch, $15 for dinner per person)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Minimum age is 14 years
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required; Use "Special Requirements" field to advise information
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 25 August 2019

    Our family of four (including two teenage boys) enjoyed our half day of class III-IV whitewater rafting under the expert guidance of David. Our boys thought it was one of their best days out in Costa Rica. Though it was definitely a challenge negotiating the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank nfromlondon
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Hello thank you guys for all and being a great team in the raft, David

    Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

    This family run business should not be left off your list of activities in Costa Rica. There is a through safety briefing and drills before going on the river. The guide was very knowledgeable about both rafting and all the wildlife you see on the...More

    Thank O1778QUandys
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Thanks for visiting our family business hope with your review many pleople like you guys wil find us, David

    Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

    Steve and Giancarlo were the perfect guides. Steve is really clear and thorough with his instructions, which made us feel safe the whole time. very knowledgeable. gave us the best service we could possibly ask for- attended to our every need, checked in on us...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank tammyarias
    outdoorcenter1, Owner at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

    Thanks Tammya,for this review lot of pleople are gone fine us for this thanks David

    Reviewed 8 February 2019

    My husband and I signed up for a full day rafting trip with Sarapiqui Outdoor Center and we were the only ones on the trip. Roberto took us down the river, expertly I might add, while another guide took photos and videos in a kayak....More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank KatherineC973
    outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

    Hello, hoping you have a nice day, we want to thank you for your visit to our House, and share with our family. David

    Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

    My wife and I went back and forth about doing the half-day/easy or full-day/more advanced tour. We opted for the latter, and we’re so glad we did! The difficulty was just right for us beginners. Our guide was Roberto and Mariano served as the cameraman...More

    Thank 530nickn
    outdoorcenter1, Propietario at Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

    Hello, hoping you have a nice day, we want to thank you for your visit to our House, and share with our family. David

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