This trip starts with a thrilling 4x4 ride to the river put-in at a bridge over the Tenorio River. You’ll receive a thorough safety brief and get fitted for your equipment: helmets, life jackets and paddles. Your guide then have you practice commands prior to launching into the rapids. You will enjoy a beautiful 2.5-hour rafting trip along the impressive canyon of the Tenorio River.
You will experience 22 exciting rapids along 12 kilometers of amazing river. Fresh fruit will be offered during a quick stop along the river bank as snack to gather energy and strength. Plenty of wildlife may be spotted along the way such as iguanas,tropical birds and monkeys. This unique rafting tour finishes with a super-exciting, 12-foot waterfall drop called "Cascabel Falls!"
The end of your rafting adventure will be at a private river exit followed by a quick hike to a 4x4 vehicle to drive out of this isolated but beautiful area. You’ll then be treated to a delicious lunch where you will find changing rooms.
Highlights of Rafting Class II & III:
Departure Time: 7:15 am (may vary depending on your location)
Return Time: approximately 4:00 PM
Travel Time: Travel Time: Approximately 1-1/2 hours each way from Papagayo area Hotels such as 4 Seasons, Andaz, Planet Hollywood. Hotels in the Tamarindo, Conchal, Flamingo or Pinilla area are 2.5 hrs each way.
What to Wear: Shorts, t-shirt, water shoes , bathing suit,
What to Bring: Swimsuit, towels, shorts, comfortable shoes, Mosquito repellent, Camera
Included: Transportation from area hotel, bilingual tour guide, Typical lunch , rafting tour .
Not Included: Additional beverages (soda/beer) and gratuities for drivers and tour guides
Activity Level: medium to high . Suitable for kids from 9 up
Conditions required for this tour: Minimum age 10 years old, no previous experience is needed, pregnant woman are not allowed.
Important: Participants must be in "GOOD" physical conditions and ready to be active all day.