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Rio Balsa: White Water Rafting Adventure

Activity provider: Costa Rica Descents

Rio Balsa: White Water Rafting Adventure

Activity provider: Costa Rica Descents

From US$ 80 per person

Explore the grandest canyon of the Balsa River on this stunning white water rafting trip. Experience the excitement, serenity, and enchanting beauty of the river, as you learn to maneuver its class 3-4 rapids.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • Enjoy an organic farm and sugarcane demonstration
  • Experience class 3-4 rapids
  • Partake in a completely organic lunch
  • Feel at ease with professional and experienced guides
Full description
Journey through the upper region of the Rio Balsa accompanied by expert river guides and safety kayaker. Enjoy exhilarating rapids with the chance to admire natural wonders. Savor fresh locally grown tropical fruits, and stop for an authentic organic Costa Rican lunch. Learn about the growing, harvesting, and production of local chocolate, medicinal plants, fruits, and sugar cane. Stroll through the organic farm to get the full farm to table experience. Extract sugar cane in a traditional fashion with help from your guide. Tickle your tastebuds with a glass of pure sugar cane juice.
  • Transportation
  • Rafting equipment
  • Organic lunch
  • Coffee
  • Walk through an organic farm
  • Tasting sugar cane liquor
  • Photos
  • Watershoes
  • Tips
  • Photos
  • Watershoes
Not suitable for
  • Children under 7 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meet at the local partner's office, next to the supermarket Super Rosvil. The local partner's office is in the same location as the restaurant The Boathouse.

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Important information

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  • The return time of this activity is 3:00 PM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Really good experience! We would really recommend this rafting trip to anyone who likes adrenaline in their blood! Our guide on the boat was Orlando - he was skilled, funny and did everything for us to have a good experience and have a huge party. All the guides were hugely welcoming and friendly, and did everything to make sure everyone had a great experience. We were in safe hands and safety is in order. We were given good instructions. We had a good lunch and could talk to those we had rafted with. Subsequently, we visited the organic farm, where we were given a tour and information. Finally, we toasted in Moonshine and sugar cane juice. The trip is all worth the money and highly recommended!

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February 5, 2022

This was an awesome trip and we’ll worth the money. Very good guides especially ours Joseph and Orlando. The rapids were pretty good for beginners and experts alike. Great organic fruits and lunch. Would highly recommend.

June 17, 2022

Product ID: 171903