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Whitewater Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica


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Test your paddling skills on this thrilling whitewater rafting trip along Costa Rica?s gorgeous Pacuare River. An experienced guide will help you navigate the Class III and IV rapids that rush through the delightfully lush scenery of the rainforest. No experience is required ? just bring your sense of adventure and prepare to get wet on this full-day trip from San Jose! Round-trip hotel transport and a hearty breakfast and lunch are included.


  • Enjoy a rafting adventure on the Pacuare River
  • See diverse wildlife including jaguars, monkeys, sloth, birds, butterflies, and reptiles
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Hotel pickup and dropoff

What You Can Expect

Whitewater Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica Feel the adrenaline rush of rafting down whitewater rapids on a river that?s been voted among the top five best on Earth for rafting. Flowing along Costa Rica?s Talamanca Mountains, the aquamarine Pacuare River is surrounded by dense tropical forest that is home to an incredible variety of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, jaguars, and birds.

You?ll be picked up in the early morning at your San Jose hotel for the scenic drive to the launch site, where your experienced guide will present a safety briefing and provide all necessary equipment. Then, experience the thrill of rushing down Class III and IV rapids surrounded by the majestic beauty of the rainforest.

Take a break from the action for a delicious picnic lunch on the riverbank. Head back out onto the river to continue your journey, for a total rafting time of 3 to 4 hours, depending on water level and speed.

Once back on solid ground, you?ll have a chance to change into dry clothes before the return drive to San Jose. Enjoy the passing scenery of the Braulio Carrillo National Park as you sit back and relax after your thrilling adventure.


  • Return Transportation
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Equipment
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch


  • Gratuities (Optional)

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • Each passenger must sign a waiver prior to tour commencement
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Passenger maximum weight 300 lbs

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Departure point

Tour departs from all major hotels in San Jose, Costa Rica

Departure time

Hotel pickup at approximately 6:00 am


11 hours (approx.)

Return details

Returns to the original departure point at approximately 4:30 pm

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