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Join us for a full day of rafting on the class II/III section of the Sarapiqui River – only with the Sarapiqui Outdoor Center.

The Sarapiqui River is one of the most lush rivers in Costa Rica and the best river for a full day rafting tour.

This section is perfect for beginner and intermediate rafters who are at least 8 years of age. Anyone can participate – bring your family, office mates, scouts, or school or church groups.

Experience the white waters of the Sarapiqui River for a full day of rafting more than 20 kilometers (about 12 miles).

This river run starts at our base (Sarapiqui Outdoor Center) in the town of La Virgen de Sarapiqui and ends in Chilamate Puerto Viejo Sarapiqui (Buffalo Bridge).

Our certified and knowledgeable guides will give you all the necessary information regarding safety and paddling instruction to keep you safe and help you perfect your abilities on the river. You will run famous rapids such as The Spout, Confusion, Superman, Airforce, and many more. Enjoy the abundance of plants and animals of the region and bask in the waters of the natural pools. Leave your stress behind and let us show you why the Sarapiqui River is the main attraction of this region.

After the tour, enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch:

  • Rice
  • Salad
  • Vegetables
  • Tomato salad
  • Roasted plantains
  • Tea or refreshment

Come and share a full day of adventure, fun, and excitement with us! We’re waiting for you.

Sarapiqui River: 4 hours on the river: class II/III full day, arriving at La Virgen de Sarapiqui

Includes: All of the safety equipment (paddle, helmet, lifejacket), certified guide, safety kayaker, snack of tropical fruit during the trip, riverside BBQ lunch, transportation to our base from the river.

Tour times: 8:30AM, 11:30PM and 2:30PM – daily, year round


  • Equipment – helmet, lifejacket, paddle
  • Knowledgeable, certified, and friendly guide
  • Snack of tropical fruit after the tour
  • Self-guided botanical tour
  • Safe Deposit Box

We recommend bringing:

  • Bathing suit and/or shorts
  • Sunscreen
  • Sneakers or water shoes. Closed toe shoes recommended. No flip flops.
  • Dry change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Extra money for photos and tip

Price: $90.00 per person

Please note: We require a minimum of 2 people to run a rafting tour. If the requirement is not met, there will be an additional charge of 50% of the tour price for tour to operate.

Transportation: We can pick up your group from your location in the La Fortuna, Sarapiqui, or San Jose areas. More details here.

Guarantee your booking with a 20% deposit. Pay the remaining balance the day of the tour, Cash or credit card.


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