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Class 1 rafting with QQ!!! Excelente!!!

This was a super afternoon out with our girls of 4 and 6 years old. The departure was at the red... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Remco O
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Thrill of a lifetime in the San Miguel section of the Sarapiqui river

Rios Pura Vida was recommended to us by our lodge and since the reviews seemed more than OK, we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GhentFamily
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Gent, Belgium
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Rios Pura Vida is a local family company focused on personalized experiences. We are located in the heart of Sarapiqui, surrounded by nature, birds and magical rainforests. We have plenty of options for all types of customers, please get in touch with us and we guarantee that you'll have one of your best days with us. Pura vida!!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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41002, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a super afternoon out with our girls of 4 and 6 years old. The departure was at the red eye frog (local restaurant) and down the Sarapiqui river. We had so much fun. With the 4 of us (plus guide) in a brand...More

Thank Remco O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rios Pura Vida was recommended to us by our lodge and since the reviews seemed more than OK, we made a reservation with this small family owned operation instead of going for one of the bigger companies. We discussed with Oscar on the phone whether...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fab afternoon with the guys. Really friendly and brilliant organisation. Took time to make sure my two girls were ok and made the trip really good fun. Really enjoyed the stories of oscars trips - makes me want to be 20 again. Would...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing trip with these guys on the Sarapiqui river. The guy in the raft was so clear with his instructions and gave us a fantastic experience. Our safety man in the canoe was very experienced and made us feel very safe. At...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

It was one of the best experiences we made during our 4 weeks holiday in Costa Rica. The children (6 years old) enjoyed it as much as we did. It was both, an adventurous and informative afternoon. We saw many birds, arguing otters and even...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

These guys made us feel safe on our first rafting experience (Class ll-lll) We had an absolute blast. The crew was amazing and included fun things like jumping off a cliff and funny commentary.

Thank Heather F
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Oscar A, Propietario at Rios Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hola Heather, Thank you so much for your review about the amazing time you had with us. It was a pleassure to meet you and we are definitely looking forward to see you again. Pura vida!!

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Very good rafting guides and very nice guys ! You can trust in their equipment and knowledge of the nature and river. We did it with our 9 years old daughter and she loved it. You must do rafting on sarapiqui river and definitly with...More

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Oscar A, Propietario at Rios Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hola, Thanks for coming out with us! What a great day we had in our beautiful Sarapiqui River...Its great that this river has so many different sections to choose from. We hope too see you in Costa Rica again, Pura vida

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Oscar and Enrique are real professionals and great guys! They picked us up at our airbnb, explained in detail (Spanish and English) how to respond to their commands on the water, made an elegant presentation of pineapple and watermelon half-way down the river, and pointed...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best activities during our trip in Costa Rica. If you want to go rafting, don’t miss out on these guys!! Oscar and Walter were very kind. Made us Some very tasty fruits and ‘piña cookie coladas’ :-). Rafting felt very...More

Thank Marleen23
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Oscar A, Owner at Rios Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hola! Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate that you did whitewater rafting with us, we love to share the love and passion for our rivers and nature. I keep eating pineapples everyday and don’t think I’ll ever get tired of it...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I visited with some friends and we had a total blast! Everything was super professional. I highly recommended it!

Thank Patricia P
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Oscar A, Owner at Rios Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hola, we really appreciate your words. It's always great to share good moments with everyone. Thanks a lot for coming out. See you next time.

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