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Desafio Adventure Company is the pioneering outfitter in Costa Rica's Epicenter of Adventure near the Arenal Volcano founded in 1992. Desafio offers high-quality rafting, canyoning, biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, cooking...more
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Meters West of the Central Park 100 | Downtown La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Went on the classl II-III whitewater trip. Had rained previously and we had great water. The guides are amazing and professional. equipment is well kept anf current. Wonderful group. Had the best time! engaging guides and safety personnel. Cant recommend highly enough! Best river time...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank junglelover65
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful experience. Kevin Albert, and Randy were so nice, helpful, beautiful and fun team. Coming back soon for sure 😎.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lorenafarfan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome guides. Never felt unsafe, hurried or pushed to something I didn't want to. Best adventure ever. The rappelling down waterfalls was unbelievable!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rick H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I paid for this class 1 1/2 hours before taking it! To our surprise, we were the only ones in the class! We had so much fun with our 2 instructors. We made a tasty Costa Rican drink with guaro, brown sugar...More

Thank 2817Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were picked up from a rendezvous point by a driver, Otto, to be taken between hotels. He arrived on time and was very chatty throughout the journey, telling us about Costa Rica and trying to teach us some Spanish. Just before we arrived at...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank joyy123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience. Alberth the guide is great. Highly proffesional, fun and safe. Day long experience. About 1 hour drive with shuttle. Worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ababababab101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So reasonably priced. We were picked up at hotel and tour took 7 hours from start to finish. The guides were knowledgable and very nice and friendly. We had a lot of fun. Snacks and lunch were included and really good. I recommend this for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ItsKimagain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Santos was an excellent guide who was both educational and friendly! We got a much richer experience with this guided tour than if we had done it by ourselves. I would recommend this experience for families young and old!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Laila H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Desafio was great! Our tour group used them for transportation to the La Fortuna as well as for a number of different activities. I went on the Hanging Bridges tour with Santos and it was fantastic! The area is gorgeous and Santos has a real...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank INeedAnotherTrip11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I absolutely loved our whitewater rafting trip. The tour guides were wonderful. They were friendly, personable and extremely knowledge! They made sure that we were safe and felt comfortable. The trip was great & the food was amazing!! Will definitely be using...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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MaxP2843
15 July 2018|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi hi! Thank you for asking! You can reach us at WhatsApp: (506)8498-3594 Thank you again!
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MaxP2843
15 July 2018|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi there!! Thank you for asking about the Rio Celeste hike. You can reach us at reservations at desafiocostarica . com. Or 818-855-0020 Toll Free. Cheers, Christine
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi KatStam - Nice to hear from you. We often visit the Rainforest Chocolate Tour, but there are a few other venues. For example, Don Juan Coffee and Chocolate has a farm nearby and Finca Luna Nueva has a fantastic biodynamic... More
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