Costa Rica Sarapiqui Rafting - Class II-III Enjoy The River! - San Jose

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 am  - 11:30am and  2:30pm
  • Departure Details :
    Sarapiqui Outdoor Center, 75 metros norte del Ebais, La Virgen Heredia, Heredia, Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Experience the adventure of raftingon the beautiful and clean Sarapiqui River in this 2-hour tour.
If youre new to whitewater rafting or seeking something with moderate thrill, this section of river is perfect for you. Paddle down exciting rapids such as El Cano, Confusion, Superman, and Air Force. Plus, jump out of the raft and swim in the natural pools below the rapids.
Our expert guides will provide you with safety information and help you improve your paddling skills. Along the way, the guides will point out all the different flora and fauna around you.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

The tour begins at our departure point (Sarapiqui Outdoor Center) in the village of La Virgen de Sarapiqui. There are dressing rooms, bathrooms, and lockers and a safe to securely store your luggage.

Before heading down to the river, the guides will give you the proper safety equipment and a short safety talk. Then they will show you to the starting point by the river, where they will teach you how to paddle, the safety commands, and other important information. After that, you will embark on your journey down the river, down the exciting rapids and through the tranquil sections, as well. Your guide will point out various flora and fauna along the way. Don't forget to smile for the paparazzi along the way! Our photographer will be waiting for you in several rapids to take your photos (available for purchase after the tour).

The tour ends in a small town called El Roble where there are facilities for your convenience. Then you will take our comfortable van back to our base for a "Fiesta" with tropical fruits, a sugar cane explanation, and a video presentation of your tour.

After the tour, you are welcome to explore our center further. We have a self-guided botanical tour through our gardens.


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



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)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 8 years

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

You will be required to sign a waiver upon tour check-in

Recommend you bring: Sunscreen, string or strap to secure your glasses, clothes to change into after the tour

Recommend you wear: Swimsuit, Shorts or long pants (for sun protection only - no jeans), tennis shoes or sandals with ankle straps (no flip flops), light rain jacket and/or polypropylene, wool shirts for cool or rainy days. Cotton T-shirts for sunny days only (they make you colder when wet)

A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required

Traveler Reviews

  • 23-Dec-2016

    The local tour operator didn't pick us up at the hotel. Ruined our day and trip.