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River Rafting in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Trips Feature:
  • Departures from San Jose
  • Pacuare River journey
  • Amazing jungle tours
  • Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Rivers, Mountains and Beaches

Whitewater Rafting in Costa Rica

Renowned for its natural beauty and "Pura Vida" lifestyle, Costa Rica stands apart as one of the world's must-see destinations and whitewater rafting in this tropical paradise is something you don't want to miss. With Costa Rica's warm waters, sparkling riverside waterfalls, and dense rainforest packed with wildlife, Costa Rica is one of the world's most beautiful whitewater rafting destinations. During the drier months of December through April, most whitewater rivers in Costa Rica offer a slightly more tame class III-IV rafting trip. Our Costa Rica whitewater rafting trip is combined with 6 days of adventure and relaxation in the country's most spectacular destinations.

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Costa Rica Whitewater Vacations & Packages

Costa Rica
9 Day Vacation Package

9 Day Vacation Package

  • Begins and Ends: San Jose
  • Season: Year - Round
  • River Distance: 16 miles
  • Rapids: 38 class II-IV
  • Boat Type: Paddleboat
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Rates from: $3705
  • Includes transfers hotels, activities and 11 meals
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Costa Rica: Pacuare River

From the tame Penas Blanca River cruise or the Corobici River float, to the more exciting whitewater rafting trips on Rio Balsa, Savegre River, Tenorio River, or Naranjo River, Costa Rica is famous for its whitewater rafting. But the whitewater trip that stands out above them all is Costa Rica's beloved Pacuare River. Flowing into the Carribean Sea, the Pacuare River traverses some of the Costa Rica's most exciting rapids, pristine rainforest, and offers an overnight stay at a world-famous eco-lodge.

Costa Rica River Map

Complimentary Expedition Guide!

Request your complimentary Expedition Guide download for any rafting adventure. These comprehensive PDF guides include river maps, overview, full itineraries, camping and weather information, details on physical requirements, packing lists and more.

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