Sarapiqui River / Class II-III

Activity: Whitewater Rafting
Duration of the activity (hours): 7 hours, (Two – Three hours on river) depends on the season
Duration of the activity (days): Full day
Geographical position of the activity or program: Sarapiquí River, is located in the Atlantic Slope, 10 kms,

Season: All Year
Number of participants with minimum and maximum: 2 clients without maximum.
Minimum age: 8 years

Trip details:
Set in the lowlands of the rain forest one will enjoy breath-taking views of tropical birds and lush jungle landscapes. Sarapiquí allows one to not only enjoy the rapids but also revisit that childhood freedom to play, we often loose sight of in the midst of the daily riors life brings, relaxing in the flat, crystal pools between the rapids, swimming and splashing around. Even beginners and families enjoy the big splash of rapids named "Gringo’s Hole" "Confusion" and "Air force" which will give your family an experience they will never forget!

This trip begins in Fortuna where our expert guide will pick you up in private transportation from your hotel and you will travel 1 hour and 30 minutes to arrive at the river. At the river, after fitting all of your equipment, we will give you a safety orientation talk and paddle practice before the adventure begins.

Once on the river, in store for you is three action packed hours where in the middle you will stop for a fruit break and rest time to restore your energy for the latter half of the paddle. At the end of the river portion your private transportation will be waiting for you and will take you five minutes to "Tirimbina" the Flow operation center in Sarapiquí. There you will get a towel and be able to shower and change in private facilities getting ready for lunch, buffet style. After drinking a cup of Costa Rican coffee one can better digest their food with a walk in the beautiful lush gardens and cross a 300meter long hanging bridge over the Sarapiquí River taking in a bit of a different perspective from above than below. What good memories! The return trip to Fortuna will be 1 hour and 30 minutes where you can relax after your hard days work.

Rapids classification: Class II & III
Means of transport by land and nautical: Rafts with up to 6 people maximum
Lodging: N/A
Meals included: Costa Rican river lunch
Other services included: Transportation from Arenal zone

Recommended Gear:

• Rubber-soled shoes that can get wet (tevas, tennis shoes, booties or similar) • Swimsuit / swim trunks; • T-shirt and shorts of a quick-drying material, • Waterproof sunscreen lotion (SPF 15 or higher) • Sun hat or bandana • Croakies or straps to secure glasses • Clothing Change including shoes for after your Rafting Tour • Towel.


Sarapiqui River / Class II-III
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