Costa Rica White Water Rafting
Costa Rica White Water Rafting
For those who enjoy adventure and adrenaline, Costa Rica White Water Rafting is the option to feel your body shakes hard and strong beat of his heart.
Costa Rica mountainous topography and copious rainfall are both responsible for one of the best white water rafting river choices in the world. Costa Rica is the perfect place for a first white water rafting experience, since it has several rivers that offer a combination of reasonable rapids and beautiful floats. There are even rivers that are great for family excursions and bird watching, since they lack big rapids and flow through forests full of birds and other animals. In fact almost all river trips offer chances to see a bit of the country´s wildlife, such as iguanas, blue morpho butterflies, parrots, otters, king fishers, and herons.
These rivers go through forests and beautiful nature scenes offering direct contact to the tourist. Whether an expert or beginner, nature lover or thrill seeker, rafting is an unforgettable experience that should live in Costa Rica.
The time indicated for an adventure filled with adrenaline and rafting fun in between the months of June and October because that is when the rainy season is more defined, filling the rivers with constant rain and making their tough and untamed river.
As mentioned before, there are options for all ages and abilities, no experience necessary to practice rafting, adventure sport is for everyone. Something very important is to be a good swimmer and be aware that this sport has its risks and must take that into account.
We understand fun, adrenaline and adventure together with safety measures is what our customers want.
Costa Rica White Water Rafting most popular rivers
Costa Rica White Water Rafting Reventazon
Nearly 150km long, Reventazon is the 3rd longest river in the country. There are two main sections in the Reventazon commonly used for rafting: the Florida section and the Pascua section.
The Florida features 15 km of class III rapids with breathtaking views of the Reventazon Valley and its wild life. Pascua has class IV and V rapids and is recommended for more experienced rafters. It is usually a 4 hour run over 24 km of huge waves going through rapids called "Dirty Mind", "The Abyss", "Indigestion" and "Horrendito".
Can be run year round.
Costa Rica White Water Rafting Pacuare
The Pacuare is the quintessential tropical river.
The country's longest and most spectacular river trip (Class III-IV) can be run from mid May thru mid March. Two-day trip recommended. The Pacuare is the only river in Costa Rica which contains these amenities, including virgin rain forest, while also being quite accessible.
The lowland tropical forest here is remarkable for its luxuriant variety and the amazing abundance and diversity of wildlife found within it.
Costa Rica White Water Rafting Sarapiquí
It is used for rafting through 35 Kilometers, beautiful river (Class II-III), good trip for beginners.
Thus, it is the perfect adventure for families with children. Rapids such as "Confusión", "Ay Caramba" and "Roller Coaster" will satisfy your daily dosage for adrenaline and water splash! In addition, the clear, warm water is perfect for enjoying a swim between rapids.
The Sarapiquí river is known as the scenic river of Costa Rica's tropical rain forest, Can be run out of San Jose or the Arenal area, from mid May thru mid March.
Costa Rica White Water Rafting Savegre
Another beautiful river (Class II-III) excellent for first timers, is filled with bends and turns.
River trips leave from Manuel Antonio and Quepos, May thru January.
Costa Rica White Water Rafting Naranjo
A wild river (Class III-IV) near Quepos that requires some rafting experience.
Run from June thru November.
Costa Rica White Water Rafting El General
A popular three-day kayaking or rafting trip (class III-IV) best during the height of the rainy season, September to November.