Whitewater River Rafting Class III-IV From San Jose To Arenal

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    WAVE Rafting, Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels outside of the normal route may have an extra transportation charge.
    o Arenal Lodge
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  • 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.


Class III-IV whitewater rafting tour and transfer from San Jose to Arenal-La Fortuna. After instructions from your certified guides, you'll practice your rafting skills before beginning this rafting tour. Paddle along the scenic and exciting Sarapiqui rivers. Stop along the way for fresh fruits and beverages, and if you like you can take a refreshing plunge in the river, after the tour enjoy a traditional lunch.


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Lunch included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Ideal choice for families

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This exciting Class III-IV white water rafting tour begins with your pickup at your hotel in San Jose. The bus may stop at other hotels to pickup fellow rafters. Storage above your seat is available for your backpack, change of clothing and toiletry items you might need at the end of the tour.

Once you reach the river, our helpful, trained guides will go over the safety procedure to prepare you for your day of paddling. When you are familiar with the commands you are ready to start your Rafting Adventure.

The Sarapiqui river is action packed and you wont miss a beat on this continuous class 3-4 river. It winds through spectacular tropical sceneryso between rapids you might be treated to sights of great Costa Rica wildlife species. At the halfway point you will take a break while your guides prepare some delicious snacks and tropical fruit on the river bank, so you can refuel, surrounded by the serene and majestic beauty of the rainforest.

A delicious, typical lunch is served at a traditional country estate designed for guests to truly experience Costa Ricas peaceful country life. Come to understand the meaning of Costa Ricas favorite saying, Pura Vida! The rafting bus will take you to your La Fortuna hotel between3:30pm and 4pm





Driver and professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Air-conditioned vehicle

Equipment: Raft, paddles, rafting vest and helmet


Alcoholic drinks

Soft Drinks

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels outside of immediate La Fortuna area


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age 12 years old

Children under age 18 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

Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Participants will get wet, please dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet. No flip-flops allowed

Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river or the bus, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose, please make sure you have all your items before getting off the bus at the end of the day

This tour requires a 2 passenger minimum to book