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Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV

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    What to Expect
    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sarapiqui Outdoor Center
    Return Details
    Sarapiqui Outdoor Center
    • 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
    • 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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    ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT EXPERIENCE!! We went white water rafting here for the first time yesterday and had such an amazing time. From the very first moment we arrived I knew it was going to be good, the staff were professional and everything was very clear and chilled. The venue
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    Did a lot of research before picking a place to do white water rafting - totally new to it and did not know what to expect. Best experience in Costa Rica hands down. Amazing guides, helpful and safe. No wasted time on this trip, brilliant organisation with a real emphasis on
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    This was such an amazing experience! The scenery along the river was beautiful and our guide pointed out lots of different kinds of birds, plants, and other animals as we rode along (while there were no rapids). I felt safe the entire time because we were well prepared with
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    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 rapids, the very
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    Response from outdoorcenter1, Owner at Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV
    Responded 31 Aug 2019
    Hello thank you guys for all and being a great team in the raft, David
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    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 river. He is clearly very
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    Response from outdoorcenter1, Owner at Rafting in The Sarapiqui River Class III - IV
    Responded 31 Aug 2019
    Thanks for visiting our family business hope with your review many pleople like you guys wil find us, David
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