White Water Tubing Class I-II From La Fortuna-Arenal

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    10:30 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.


Enjoy a family friendly whitewater tubing adventure from the Arenal- La Fortuna area. After receiving instructions and a safety briefing from your certified guides, practice your skills before beginning this tubing tour. Splash over ledges, bounce through holes, and ride some wild wave trains on this class I-II rapids tour. Stop along the way for fresh fruits, beverages, and enjoy a traditional lunch after your tour.


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

Know More about this tour

This exciting Class I-II whitewater tubing tour begins with pickup at your La Fortuna hotel. The bus may stop at other hotels to pick up fellow tubers along the way. Please bring a backpack with a change of clothing and any other items you may need at the end of the tour.

Along the route from La Fortuna to the river bank you'll pass through fields of yucca, papaya and other plants. Make sure to have your camera ready, because your bathroom break is an awesome spot to get photos of nature and iguanas. Once you arrive at the put in spot on the river, your guides and safety kayakers will instruct you on how to tube, and they will teaching you the basic moves, commands and safety procedures you need to know before you begin the tour. Enjoy a wet and exciting ride as you tube down mild, but fun class I-II rapids on your trek down the beautiful and tropical Balsa River. Drink in the majestic foliage of the rain-forest as you watch for monkeys, sloths and toucans. Enjoy a swim, tropical fruits and cold drinks during your break from the action.

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





Driver and certified guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Air-conditioned vehicle

Equipment: Tube, 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 wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Minimum age to take this tour is 10, and children must be accompanied by an adult

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

There is a significant amount of paddling and maneuvering involved in this trip. Its recommended for confidant swimmers with previous whitewater experience.

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 flipflops allowed

Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river or on the bus, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose and remember to take all your items with you when the tour is concluded

There is a 2 person minimum to book

Traveler Reviews

  • 30-Oct-2017

    The guides were real pros. We had a blast on the rapids and really enjoyed the food at the coffee and sugar farm.