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Arenal COMBO Extreme Gravity Falls and Balsa River Rafting
The best Extreme COMBO in Arenal!
Arenal COMBO Extreme Gravity Falls and Balsa River Rafting
The Gravity Falls EXTREME COMBO is for the true adventurer who wants to step outside of the regular tour experience and have an exclusive full-on burst of adrenaline. During this tour, you will do the Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping Extreme tour and then raft down one of Costa Rica’s famous class three rivers in Balsa.
First Stop: Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping
Deep down in the Costa Rican jungle lies our newest and most extreme tour yet: The Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping canyoning tour. This tour starts off with a rappel along the edge of a thundering 140-ft waterfall. When you reach the bottom, you’ll have to jump into the deep pool and swim your way to shore. You’ll be faced with a series of cliff jumps ranging from a 10-ft technical jump to a 30-ft jump off another waterfall. Throughout the adventure, you will have opportunities to swim, river-float, down-climb, hike and maneuver your way through this isolated and exclusive canyon.
Next Stop – the Final Descent: White Water Rafting on the Balsa River
True to the Desafio name, you will CHALLENGE yourself as you paddle down 10 kilometers of exciting rapids. As you descend down this beautiful class 2-3 river, you’ll have a chance to admire the lush greenery, vines, and different types of insects, birds and animals — your eagle-eyed guides will even point out the monkeys, sloths and toucans along the way. About half way down the river your guides will provide you with a snack of fresh tropical fruit as you relax or go for a swim in the refreshing river pool. Your photographer will show you photos of your rafting trip so you can see the elation on your face as you brave the rapids on this exciting white water rafting river trip!
When your rafting adventure is finished, you will get to change into your dry clothes and sit down for a relaxing delicious meal at our exclusive local hangout at the El Salto secret swimming hole ont he Fortuna River. Here you'll enjoy a delicious, fresh, all-you-can-eat tropical buffet of local traditional food. You'll love the flow of this amazing extreme day in Costa Rica!
Your photographer will show you photos of your rafting trip before dropping you back off at your La Fortuna hotel.
high quality equipment
snack between tours
WHAT TO BRING
Clothes to get wet in
sturdy water shoes
change of clothes
a big sense of adventure!
This tour is considered an extreme adventure and one of the best things to do in Costa Rica and advisable for those who are athletic and physically fit. No experience necessary. There are different jump heights throughout the tour and paths in case you decide to skip a jump - but the idea is to push yourself to your limits on this Costa Rica extreme tour Gravity Falls!
Have a look at our Adventure Waiver if you have questions about our Costa Rica adventure tour policies.
If coming from San Jose, we can arrange this special Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping Costa Rica canyoning expedition as a Desafio Adventure Connection where your journey is the adventure! Be sure to ask one of our Adventure Specialists to help you with your reservations.
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 so you don`t miss out on a fun day in Costa Rica. We reserve the right to cancel a trip due to unfavorable conditions & will only run a tour according to our policies. Full refund is given if (on rare occasion) no tour is run. This adventure involves some inherent risk and physical exertion, so you must be in good physical conditions!
NOTE: We have an extra transport charge for hotels outside of our normal pick-up
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