Class III White Water Rafting / Half Day / Arenal

The northern zone of Costa Rica is blessed with the most beautiful landscapes and incredible rivers for rafting.

With an excellent level of water throughout the year, Balsa River will allow you to enjoy the best rafting experience if you're novice. If you are an expert you will enjoy it the most, thanks to its beautiful surroundings, challenging rapids and good waves that may request you a good maneuver from time to time.

Best of all: just 30 minutes from your hotel in La Fortuna.

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5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Jacamar Naturalist Tours
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • DVD (available to purchase)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Jacamar Naturalist Tours, Main Street South side of La Fortuna's Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4417 Costa Rica

    Our experienced, professional bilingual guides will give a safety speech and instruction for adventure on the river, then we will equip you up with life jackets, helmets and ready for fun!

    There are many possibilities to see at a lot of wildlife, including monkeys, iguanas, sloths and many tropical birds such as ospreys, hawks, kingfishers, orioles and toucans.

    Definitely a unique day to combine adventure and nature.

    We have a saying in: Just live it!
    -Pickup at the hotel
    -Arrive at the River
    -Receive the instruction and safety rules from the guides
    -Enjoy the activity.
    -After the tour, you will join a delicious lunch at a restaurant near the river. The lunch is a typical food of Costa Rica named “casado”. In case of allergy or special requests please leave the note.
    -Having taken the lunch you will be transported back to your hotel.

    Duration: 5 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Gelatoland, Costado Sur de la Iglesia Católica de La Fortuna, Apartado Posta 40-4417, Alajuela Province, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
    Traveler pickup is offered
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    Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Water shoes needed
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Jacamar Naturalist Tours

Activity ID: V-15373P1

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