Costa Rica Rafting Class 2-3 Whitewater & Wildlife near the Arenal Volcano
You won't have to worry about a thing as we take care of all of the logistics for this day of adventure white water rafting in Costa Rica. We'll pick you up from your hotel or rental home and drive about 45 minutes outside of town to our private put-in of the Balsa River. We have our own warehouse, restrooms and changing rooms available for your convenience.
Your professional, certified guide will get you ready to challenge yourself as you paddle down 10 kilometers of fun, rolling rapids! You’ll combine exciting rapids with the chance to admire lush greenery and exotic birds and animals as you descend down this beautiful class 2-3 river. Your eagle-eyed guides will even point out the monkeys, sloths, and toucans along the way!
Enjoy a traditional Costa Rican lunch at our famous Hunters & Gatherers riverside restaurant with a bountiful buffet of natural, locally-sourced, delicious food after your fun day of adventure. We’ll then drive you back to your hotel in our comfortable, air-conditioned vans with FREE WiFi!
Rio Balsa white water rafting is great to add to your white water rafting vacation and is the perfect rafting tour for first-timers, nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and people who are simply looking for a fun rafting adventure in Costa Rica! It is known as one of the top family rafting trips in Costa Rica as it is a beautiful river for families with children.
Have a look at our Adventure Waiver if you have questions about our Costa Rica adventure tour policies.
We sell dry bags and Chum sunglass holders, river shoes, and commemorative souvenir Rio Balsa t-shirts at our office and in our EGO Store in case you need any last-minute supplies.
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. We have the most flexible cancellation policy in the industry: full refund is given if (on rare occasion) no tour is run. Adventure tours involve some inherent risk and physical exertion, so you must be in good physical condition to attempt them. As the pioneering rafting company in Costa Rica's wet & wild Northern Zone, we only have 2 rules: 1) Be Safe! and 2) Have Serious Fun!
NOTE: We have an extra transport charge for hotels outside of our normal pick-up zone.