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Desafio Adventure Company is the pioneering outfitter in Costa Rica's Epicenter of Adventure near the Arenal Volcano founded in 1992. Desafio offers high-quality rafting, canyoning, biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, cooking...more
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Meters West of the Central Park 100 | Downtown La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Santos was an excellent guide who was both educational and friendly! We got a much richer experience with this guided tour than if we had done it by ourselves. I would recommend this experience for families young and old!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Laila H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Desafio was great! Our tour group used them for transportation to the La Fortuna as well as for a number of different activities. I went on the Hanging Bridges tour with Santos and it was fantastic! The area is gorgeous and Santos has a real...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank INeedAnotherTrip11
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I absolutely loved our whitewater rafting trip. The tour guides were wonderful. They were friendly, personable and extremely knowledge! They made sure that we were safe and felt comfortable. The trip was great & the food was amazing!! Will definitely be using...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lexy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I absolutely loved our canyoning trip. The tour guides were wonderful. They were friendly, personable and extremely knowledge! They made sure that we were safe and felt comfortable. The trip was great & the food was amazing!! Will definitely be using Desafio...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lexy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Desafio Adventure Company gave me the great day white water rafting the perfect day from start to finish looked after your safety but gave you the expirience you need wish i could just do it all again they were fantastic

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gary I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to La Fortuna for a quick weekend getaway and luckily booked this excursion. Im extremely afraid of heights and wanted to push myself. It’s low season right now, so I was the only person which ended up being exactly what I needed. With ALOT...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience. Kenneth, our guide, made the day. Knowledgeable and fun guy. Excellent organisation and backup from start to finish provided by everyone.

Thank I3288GGjimm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kenneth is the man. Very friendly guide with a killer attitude. The company was very accommodating and helpful. Highly recommended. Pura Vida

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Blake W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time white water rafting, and I had a great time! Our tour guide and safety kayaker, Kenneth was friendly and knowledgeable about the sport and the area. Our raft guide, Kevin, was excellent at co trolling and guiding the raft over...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank pranjalikumar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend the tour of the Arenal Volcano. Santos, our naturalist, was an exceptional guide. His range of knowledge about the volcano, the history of the area and the wildlife was impressive. Our volcano hike led us to a viewing point that allowed us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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MaxP2843
15 July 2018|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi hi! Thank you for asking! You can reach us at WhatsApp: (506)8498-3594 Thank you again!
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MaxP2843
15 July 2018|
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi there!! Thank you for asking about the Rio Celeste hike. You can reach us at reservations at desafiocostarica . com. Or 818-855-0020 Toll Free. Cheers, Christine
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Response from DesafioAdventures | Property representative |
Hi KatStam - Nice to hear from you. We often visit the Rainforest Chocolate Tour, but there are a few other venues. For example, Don Juan Coffee and Chocolate has a farm nearby and Finca Luna Nueva has a fantastic biodynamic... More
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