The whitewater tour is designed for individuals seeking adrenaline while simultaneously enjoying the tranquility of the forest along the river’s edge. This activity can be enjoyed with adventure companions, family members (children aged 8 to 12), and that thrill-seeking friend. This half-day adventure tour on the Balsa River offers plenty of action and excitement, with Class II-III rapids. In La Fortuna, you can find this activity just a 30-minute drive from the Arenal Volcano. Your river guide will provide detailed information and explanations about the equipment and safety procedures. They also allocate time for practice and review of the commands before embarking on your whitewater journey. Dive in and relish this family-friendly rafting trip as you navigate rapids like “Magnetic Rock” and “Dredges” during your 2-hour adventure on the beautiful and tropical Balsa River. Along the way, you may occasionally spot wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, and toucans while cruising on the Balsa. Enjoy a refreshing swim, tropical fruits, and cold beverages during your break from the action. At the end of the tour, the lunch spot is an experience in itself. A delicious traditional lunch is served at a traditional farm.
• Transportation to and from most La Fortuna hotels.
• Bilingual certified guides.
• Fruit and snacks on the river.
• Ice-cold drinks
• Towels and lunchDeparture Point:
• Departs: Daily
• Tour starts: Approximately 10:30am
• Tour ends: Approximately 4:30pm
Things to bring
• Bathing Suit
• Sun Screen
• Change of clothing
• Secure shoes such as water shoes or sports sandals
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- Any modifications or cancellations made less than 24 hours before the departure time will incur a penalty of 100%.
- Our guides or drivers will wait for 5 minutes at the agreed or designated location. If the customer does not show up at the agreed time, it will be considered a No Show and a penalty of 100% will be charged.
- Rate Valid until December 31 st
- Price per person (USD).
- Extra charge for pickups for tours and transportation according to the area of your hotel (round trip)
- Rate Valid until December 14th *Some exceptions*
- This tour requires a minimum of 2 adults.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Ask the minimum age for each tour
- Children aged 0 to 4 years old are free of charge.
- Children aged 5 to 11 years old have a discounted price.
- The time described is approximate. The exact time will be sent to you upon confirmation of your reservation.
- Not recommended for pregnant women, people with back problems, heart problems, or other serious medical conditions.