Pacuare River White Water Rafting
The Pacuare River is one of the top five rafting rivers in the world for its scenery and rapids.
This quintessential tropical river is a trip of pure magic, unsurpassed beauty, wildlife and exhilarating rapids. Located on Costa Rica's Atlantic slope, the Pacuare River borders the Talamanca
mountain range, home to native Cabecar Indians and an incredible variety of wildlife.
After an early morning pickup from your San José hotel, you will drive by private, comfortable bus to our Operations Center for a delicious, typical Costa Rican breakfast. Once at the
river at our private put-in, you'll raft 16 miles deep in the heart of densely vegetated gorges, past gushing waterfalls, serene pools and pounding rapids, in one of Costa Rica's most impressive
On the river you will raft by Ríos Tropicales Lodge, where guests stay on two and three-day trips. Intimate and charming, the lodge blends naturally into the forest on our 1,000-acre private
reserve, with waterfalls and pools.
After an adrenaline-packed afternoon running rapids like Upper and Lower Huacas, Cimarron, Dos Montanas and many more, after we finish, a short drive to Ríos Tropicales Operations Center
for a hearty and delicious lunch, showers, optional drinks and souvenir store.
On the return drive to San José, you'll enjoy remarkable views of Braulio Carrillo National Park and Irazú Volcano. This unforgettable trip will easily be a highlight of your stay
in Costa Rica!
Name of Tour
- Type: White Water Rafting
- Location: San José, Puerto Viejo
- Price: $95 USD / $250 overnight / $305 3 days
- Includes: raft, guide, safety gear, lunch, showers
- Restrictions: none, but good physical condition is a plus!
- Time: varies
- Duration: 1-3 days
- Suggested Equipment: bathing suit, towel, sunscreen, hat
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