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Full-Day Rafting Class 3-4 Sarapiqui Jungle Run

Arenal Extreme Rafting at its best!


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Costa Rica White Water Rafting Class 3 and 4 Sarapiqui River Jungle Run

Whether you're a first-timer or a rafting expert, this class 3-4 white water rafting trip is guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping!

Build up the anticipation as you receive your safety gear and instructions on the bank of the Sarapiqui River! Our "paparrazzi" photographer will be ready to snap the best shots as you embark on your Costa Rica rafting adventure.

We'll pick you up at your hotel in La Fortuna town and travel through small Costa Rican villages to the quaint town of San Miguel to start your best rafting experience, passing  La Virgen and finishing up in El Roble de Sarapiquí.

You'll hit the water and your adrenaline levels will soar as you experience over 40 exciting rapids along 22 km of lush, vibrant rainforest! Feel the rush of excitement as you tackle rolling rapids like "The Terminator" and "Dos Locos."

Take a break about half-way down the river and enjoy a refreshing tropical fruit snack as you take in the beauty of the nature surrounding you. Feel free to go for a swim or just relax with the rest of the group!

Get back on the water and finish your unforgettable river adventure! When you reach the end, you'll enjoy a delicious lunch before heading back to your hotel in our comfortable air-conditioned van. Be sure to make the most of the van's FREE WiFi and post about your adventure on Facebook and Instagram!

INCLUDES


  • Transport to/from your hotel
  • Bilingual guides
  • Tropical fruit snack
  • Lunch
  • Photographer

RECOMMENDED AGES


  • 13-65 YEARS

DURATION


  • 8 Hrs

WHAT TO BRING


  • Clothes to get wet in
  • Change of clothes
  • Secure shoes
  • A big smile

DEPARTS


  • 8:30am

Minimum People


  • 1 Min
IMPORTANT NOTES

IMPORTANT NOTES


If you got an late start, don't worry - you can always go white water rafting with us in the afternoon on our exclusive afternoon rafting on the Sarapiqui!

Be sure to check out our FAQs for Rafting in Costa Rica, read more of our Desafio Travel Blog, and check out the official Costa Rica Rafting in Sarapiqui video

Have a look at our Adventure Waiver if you have questions about our adventure tour policies for rafting in Costa Rica.

Arenal rafting involves inherent risk and you should be in good phyisical condition with no prior injury or medical condition such as asthma, heart issues, pregnancy, etc.

We sell dry bags and Chums sunglass holders, river shoes and commemorative souvenir Rio Sarapiqui t-shirts at our office in our EGO Store in case you need any last-minute supplies

RESERVATION POLICIES

RESERVATION POLICIES


For reasons beyond our control (climate, river levels, etc.), we may change to a more-suitable tour with an equal or similar adventure-appeal or offer other tour options. We reserve the right to cancel a trip due to unfavorable conditions and will only run a tour according to our company policies. Full refund is given if (on rare occasion) no tour is run. 

NOTE: We have an extra transport charge for hotels outside of our normal pick-up zone.

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4 Comments
We had a great day with Kenneth our guide. On the way he was very prepared to teach us all kinds of things about CR regarding culture or anything we wish to ask. The trip was a blast. We laughed all the way down the river. My daughter's first time rafting and she loved it. After the trip at the red eyed frog restaurant we saw frogs and the scarlet macaw in the wild! Awesome!
Terri Hensen - December 29, 2018 at 12:20 PM
Our foursome booked a Class 3-4 rafting trip on the Sarapiqui River in Costa Rica. None of us had rafted before. The guides were professional and fun, we all felt we could handle the trip after our training. Our guide, Jorge, said he had worked on this river for 9 years--he was great! The trip was thrilling! And they fed us a great lunch. All four of us ranked the raft trip at the top of our CR adventures, and we had many great experiences during our week there.
Pat Fettes - January 13, 2016 at 12:00 AM
Our trip was a perfect mix of adventure and scenery. It was a ton of fun and we saw two sloths! The guides were amazing and fun. They spoke great English and knew how to make us feel safe and adventurous.
Chase Alexander - June 26, 2015 at 12:00 AM
The Sarapiqui River white water rafting more than exceeded our expectations. Almost continuous level 3/4 rapids. but felt safe with our great guide, Bryan. Couple of stops - one to jump of a cliff (about 5m) and another to do a rope swing and drop into the river. NIce fruit snack part way through and then a great dinner at the end (rice, salad, and choice of meat).
Nancy Loewen - April 4, 2015 at 12:00 AM
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