Go tubing on the Balsa River then plays in the thermal water at Kalambu Hot Springs Water Park, on a full-day, family-friendly trip from La Fortuna. This 9-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, whitewater tubing, snacks, lunch at a country estate, and admission to Kalambu Hot Springs Water Park.
- 9-hour tubing trip and water park day
- Float the Balsa River in a white-water tube
- Visit a country estate for lunch
- Soak at a hot springs water park
- Snacks, drinks, and lunch included
- Hotel pickup and drop-off in La Fortuna
- An ideal choice for families
What You Can Expect
Start with 10:30 am pickup at your hotel in La Fortuna, and?travel to the Balsa River in an air-conditioned coach?(all equipment is provided, and you can bring a change of dry clothes to leave in the bus while you?re on the river).
Go over the basics of tubing and river safety, then hit the river, riding through a series of easy-going rapids, rolling over ?wave trains,? and splashing through holes. Watch for the monkeys, sloths, and toucans that thrive at the edge of the river, and pause partway down for a swim, cool drinks, and fresh fruits.?At the end of your time on the river, dry off for the trip to an area estate, where you can refuel Costa Rican-style with a leisurely, country lunch.
The final stop of the day is Kalambu Hot Springs Water Park, a complex of family-friendly water features?that includes an?interactive play area, thermal pools, and water slides. Kalambu Hot Springs Water Park also has a swim-up bar and an on-site restaurant, along with lockers and towels that are available for your use. This 9-hour tour concludes with drop-off at your La Fortuna hotel between 7:30 pm and 8 pm.
- Driver and certified rafting guides
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Equipment: Tube, vest and helmet
- Alcoholic drinks
- Soft Drinks
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels outside of immediate La Fortuna area
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- This tour requires a 2 person minimum to book
- Minimum age is 10 years old and 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
- Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
- The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
- Participants will get wet, please dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet. No flipflops
- Not responsible for items lost or damaged on the river or on the bus, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose. Please remember to take all of your? items with you before getting off the bus
- There is a significant amount of paddling and maneuvering involved in this trip. It’s recommended for participants who are confident swimmers and with previous whitewater experience
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Pick up at hotels in immediate La Fortuna area.? Additional charge for hotels outside of immediate?La Fortuna area.
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
9 hours (approx.)
Drop off at hotels in immediate La Fortuna area.