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Cost per person
Departure place
San Jose Area Hotels
Departure time
8:00 a.m. approx.
Tour Duration
8 hours approx.
Tour difficulty


  • Experience the best Class II-III White Water Rafting Trip in Costa Rica
  • Enjoy amazing views of the rainforest vegetation
  • Observe wild animals of the rainforest on the sides of the river
  • Swim in the tranquil pools of the Sarapiqui River
  • Enjoy a scenic drive on the way to the river


  • Round trip transportation
  • Bilingual guides
  • All equipment needed
  • Rafting tour on the Sarapiqui River
  • Lunch

Tour Description

Discover the excitement of rating on this Sarapiqui River White Water Rafting Trip from San Jose; this tour is ideal for first-timers doing rafting and families with kids. Travel to the Sarapiqui Rainforest area on this tour, you would be picked up in the morning from your San Jose area hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and you will start your journey to this beautiful region of the country.

Enjoy beautiful views of jungles, volcanoes, and rivers on your way to Sarapiqui, you will cross the amazing Braulio Carrillo National Park where the views are spectacular. Upon arrival to the river, you will be outfitted with all the proper equipment for white water rafting, and your expert guides will provide all of the instructions, including the safety guidelines.

Paddle down the Sarapiqui River, and be prepared for the multiple Class II and III rapids that you will encounter on this journey, this will be an exciting experience for those seeking adventure. Enjoy gorgeous views of the rainforest vegetation on the sides of the river, and be on the lookout for the abundant wildlife of this area while crossing the Tirimbina Rainforest Biological Reserve, you will cross this protected area for a while, where observing wild animals of the rainforest is very common.

At the end of this exciting adventure, you will savor a delicious Costa Rica lunch by the side of the Sarapiqui River, where you can also observe beautiful local plants at the surrounding gardens. Once finished with your lunch break, you will be taken back to your hotel in the San Jose area.


Special Notes

The minimum age to participate on this tour is 8.

All participants must be in a fairly good physical condition since paddling is required during the 1.5-2 hours rafting part of the trip.

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