Whitewater Rafting On The Chirripó River From San Jose

From USD 85
Per Person
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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from select San Jose hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Get a taste of Costa Rica's untamed rivers on a Chirrip River whitewater rafting trip. Located just an hours drive from San jose, this section of the Chirrip River thrills rafters with continuous action on a series of Class III rapids! Your expert guide provides all instruction and equipment for the day; you bring your sense of adventure. Be prepared to get wet and paddle hard as you rush along this spectacularly scenic river, surrounded by dense forest. Choose a morning or midday departure and relax while eating a tasty lunch at a local restaurant.


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included

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After pickup at your central San Jose hotel, travel by comfortable coach on a scenic 1-hour journey to the Chirrip River.

Once you arrive at the river, take in the stunning scenery of red rock and lush green vegetation. Near the Irazu volcano, the river sports an orange tint from volcanic sulphur deposits that have washed into the water. Your expert guide provides a safety briefing, paddling instructions and all rafting equipment as you get outfitted in your lifejacket, helmet and paddle. Then you're ready to hit the river!
Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you raft through waves and holes on more than 20 Class III rapids. Expect to spend about two hours on the river with a lot of action throughout the adventure. At the halfway point, refuel at a rest stop where your guide provides a platter of fresh tropical fruit.

After the fun and thrills of rafting the Chirrip River, dry off and enjoy the delicious eats as you share stories about your rafting adventures. While riding back to San Jose, take in the beautiful landscape around you as you pass through Braulio Carrillo National Park.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned van or coach (depending on the group size)
  • Certified guide
  • All river-rafting equipment
  • Lunch


  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Minimum age is 12 years

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes

Please bring a swimsuit, towel, sandals and a change of clothes

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Note: During the rainy season, the tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date/tour option

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