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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba

Highlights
  • Guides ensure your safety and comfort on the adventure
  • Lunch provided midday at a scenic base camp
  • All equipment and instruction provided
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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
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Class III-IV Whitewater Rafting at Pacuare River from Turrialba
US$85.00
Overview
Shoot the rapids on the Pacuare River on this day tour from Turrialba. With a guide providing instruction and ensuring your safety, paddle down 18 miles (29 kilometers) of Class III and Class IV rapids through Costa Rica's lush landscape. Stop for guided hikes up waterfalls located in hidden canyons and at a base camp halfway for lunch. Learn about the surrounding ecosystem, flora, and fauna through your guides' commentary.
What to Expect
Before entering the river, guides will brief you, so you can familiarize yourself with the safety procedures along with the necessary commands and to ensure you an adventurous navigation downstream.  After practicing. the excitement kicks up a notch as you enter the first rapids, “Iniciación”. You will quickly understand why some of the rapids have had their names, established such as Huacas, Dos Montañas, El Indio and Cimarrones.

You’ll also stop along to way to hike up waterfalls located in hidden canyons and to better enjoy some of the wildlife along the way. Halfway through the tour there will be a stop at the base camp which is located on a river bend. Here you will have a tremendous view of the Pacuare and the surrounding mountains.The guides then will prepare a delicious meal for you while you rest and enjoy the various flora and fauna of this region.

After lunch, you’ll continue your adventure down the river, braving more rapids and taking in the awesome surroundings. Tour ends on reaching the bridge in the town of Siquirres. This tour takes approximately 4 hours (on the river), with a lunch break during the course of the tripTransportation returns accordingly.
Reviews (34)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Rafting Day Trip of a Lifetime

My wife and I had the best experience with Michael and Eduardo. They picked us up right by the place we are staying around 9:00 am and their driver, Giovanni, dropped us off at a great starting location. Michael was our guide and Eduardo was...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your guides, driver and cooks are so glad to know about your comments and all of them says "Muchas gracias" for your comments. We all work very hard to provide the best service possible, I am very happy that you had a great trip on...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Excellent fun and adrenaline!

We enjoyed our Pacuare River Rafting with Luis who is a kayak Costa Rican champion who has competed overseas! My teenage boys were amazed about his abilities to navigate our raft. We highly recommend the adventure. Remember to bring some little money if you wish...More

Thank lcamacho2001
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Your guides really appreciate you gratitude. Thank you very much for coming with us and for your comments. The Pacuare river is one of the best places of the world. We have a lot of fun with your family on the river. You are always...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Unmatched experience, great service

Embedded in a three week road trip through Costa Rica we decided to book a rafting experience with Explornatura. With our guide Arnaldo we had a family boat for the four of us; two of us were absolute beginners. The trip went 28 kilometers down...More

Thank Ralf H
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

It is great to know that your best experience in Costa Rica was with us. Thank you very much for coming with us and for your comments. Arnaldo is a great guide. The Pacuare river rafting is by far the best adventure activity you can...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018
an unforgettable day !

From our pick up in the morning until the return in late afternoon, everything was perfect. We have always felt safe because of the professionalism of our coaches. Level 4 rapids : extraordinary ! A great meal at the edge of the Pacuare, while watching...More

Thank pierrevangioni
Explornatura, Owner at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Hola desde Costa Rica hasta Francia The whole Explornatura team say "con mucho gusto" We are glad to know about your trip, how you enjoyed the rapids, the food and the small frogs. You are welcome back anytime. Pura Vida

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile
The Best Rafting

The Pacuare River is one of the top five white water rafting rivers in the world. Our group has been through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River, and while this river has less water, the rapids are equal in providing a thrilling experience. Our...More

Thank Suemccarth
Explornatura, Propietario at Explornatura, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

The Colorado River and the Pacuare river are both a life experience. It is great that you had the opportunity to raft the 2 rivers. Thank you very much for your visit and for taking your time to write your comments. Diego and Raul are...More

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