Balsa River White Water Rafting from La Fortuna & Arenal

Balsa River White Water Rafting from La Fortuna & Arenal

Starts in: La Fortuna and Arenal Available: Every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
5 hour tour
English and Spanish
From $110Per person
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Balsa River White Water Rafting from La Fortuna & Arenal Highlights


Enjoy an adrenaline-filled day on the beautiful Rio Balsa


Raft past hanging orchids, sloths, and more flora and fauna


Savor a homemade traditional Costa Rican lunch as you rest


Learn about this stunning area from your expert guide

Why we chose this tour

Our Balsa River White Water Rafting from La Fortuna & Arenal is a family-friendly adventure through the breathtaking rainforests of Costa Rica with a heaping side of adrenaline and fun to keep you immersed in the moment! Learn about the native flora and fauna from your experienced guide, plummet down foaming rapids in a thrilling and safe way, and taste local delicacies along the way. This tour is available every day and leaves with guaranteed departures.

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Balsa River White Water Rafting from La Fortuna & Arenal Itinerary

10:00 - Pickup from La Fortuna and Arenal
  • You will be picked up from centralized locations in La Fortuna and Arenal.
Guided White Water Rafting at Balsa River
  • Meet your guide in your hotel lobby, and be sure to pack a change of clothes for your day of rafting and adventures deep in the heart of Costa Rica's world-renowned forests.
  • Take a quick drive through the stunning scenery to the Balsa River and disembark for a safety briefing where you'll receive instructions for the day and your equipment.
  • Then it's time to get going!
  • Hop into your rafts and plunge down the rapids that make up this rushing river, making sure to take some time to admire the unique foliage that lines the river bank, including the famous ferns and orchids.
  • If you're really lucky, you may even spot some monkeys and sloths along the way to round out the journey.
  • After an hour or two of floating down the river, you'll stop for a break to enjoy some local fruits and rest before you put your arms to the test and paddle your way back to the rapids.
  • Enjoy the rest of your adrenaline-pumping drops and rises as you immerse yourself in the verdant beauty of the rainforest, and then finish your rafting adventure.
  • You'll have time to change and shower before enjoying a homemade Costa Rican feast and see a demonstration of how sugar cane is harvested, and learn more about why this crop is so important.
  • After that, you'll be driven straight back to your hotel for some rest and a well-deserved nap before you explore the rest of Costa Rica!
15:00 - Drop off at La Fortuna and Arenal
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Balsa River White Water Rafting from La Fortuna & Arenal are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation to and from La Fortuna & Arenal
Fully guided tour
Entrance fees
All the equipment needed
Typical Costa Rican Lunch
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Bathing suit and towel
Change of clothes
Essential Information
The minimum age required is 5 years old
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