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White Water Rafting – Sarapiqui River Class III-IV


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Conquer the class III and IV rapids of the Sarapiqui River, known for its cleanliness and abundance of wildlife. On this white water rafting adventure from La Fortuna, complete a challenging run through evergreen forests and migrating bird habitats, enjoying the unspoiled scenery on calmer stretches. Celebrate your voyage with lunch prepared over a wood stove at a family-run restaurant for a full day that combines Costa Rican nature and culture.


  • Navigate the whitewater of the Rio Sarapiqui with expert rafting guides
  • Look for migratory birds and other Costa Rican wildlife on tranquil stretches
  • Learn about local culture and enjoy a freshly prepared lunch at a family restaurant
  • Class III and IV rapids are ideal for adventure seekers

What You Can Expect

We will pick you up from your hotel around 8 am and will head on over to the river giving you a tour of the region as we pass by different landscapes.? Once at the put in of the river, you will be introduced to your guide and given your equipment.? Following a thorough safety talk and paddling technique practice, you will be ready to go rafting.? What is unique about rafting with us is that we combine the class III-IV section of the river with the best rapids of the class II-III section, giving you more time on the river than anyone else.

You will descend for about 3-3.5 hours down challenging and adrenaline pumping white water, big fun waves, and drops nestled in the beautiful Costa Rica rainforest.? When you are not busy paddling, we will point out to you all the wildlife we see since this river runs close to the San Juan-La Selva Biological Reserve famous for bird migration.? Halfway, you will stop for a fruit break and eat come delicious fresh local pineapple, watermelon or mango. At the end of the tour, you will visit a local family run restaurant called a Soda where they will prepare for you a delicious traditional lunch cooked on a wood stove before your one hour ride back to La Fortuna.

This trip not only gives you the adrenaline rush from rafting down class III-IV rapids but also enriches your experience by emerging you in cultural and natural history.? We pride ourselves for doing an eco-friendly sport, for providing personalized customer care, for supporting the local community, for educating and for doing what we love with a passion.? Come to join the good vibes and support small local businesses.


  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Fruits
  • Water
  • Natural juice
  • Driver/guide
  • Experienced river guide
  • Safety kayaker
  • Equipment
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if in the vicinity of La Fortuna)
  • Small-group tour or private tour
  • Personalized service


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Photos

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • A maximum of 30 people per booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Ticket info

You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. 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.

Cancellation Policy

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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Departure point

We will pick you up from your hotel if it is in the vicinity of La Fortuna or on the way to the river. Otherwise, we leave our office in town. ?You can also meet us at the river if you are arriving from another destination.

Departure time

8:00am-8:30 am


8 hours (approx.)

Seller Information

  • Store Name: Ask Zipy
  • Seller: admin
  • Address: PO Box 47 - 6370
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