Arenal Volcano TOURS
ON THE SARAPIQUI RIVER
Step into a world of vibrant biodiversity and discover the hidden treasures of Costa Rica's rainforest with our Enchanting Rainforest Float on the Sarapiqui River. Embark on a gentle two-hour voyage along the tranquil lower section of the Sarapiqui River, a journey that beckons nature enthusiasts of all ages, especially families seeking a memorable adventure. Your journey begins at the charming Red Eye Frog restaurant nestled in El Roble de Sarapiqui. As you set sail, your skilled bilingual naturalist guide will take the helm, skillfully navigating the river's course while unveiling a captivating array of exotic wildlife that call this rainforest home. You will encounter an array of bird species, playful monkeys, enchanting frogs, and a myriad of insects, all harmonizing in the Costa Rican wilderness. Drifting beside the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor offers an exceptional chance to spot creatures like sloths, howler monkeys, and even the elusive black river otter, all thriving within this lush ecosystem. Keep your gaze skyward, for the skies are painted with the wings of tropical birds, including ospreys, boat-billed herons, parrots, and the majestic great green macaw, a proud symbol of Costa Rica's conservation efforts. For an even more intimate connection with nature, take a refreshing dip in the river. Let the gentle currents caress your senses as you experience a serene communion with the elements. The Enchanting Rainforest Float is an adventure tailored for everyone, providing a sanctuary of relaxation amidst the captivating embrace of nature. As the journey concludes, return to the Red Eye Frog Restaurant for a traditional Costa Rican "casado" lunch, accompanied by a cup of rich Costa Rican gourmet coffee, the perfect finale to a day of enchantment.
8am or 12pm | Transport to/from Fortuna hotels
Minimum 2 people | Ages 6+
Adults ages 12+up, $80 USD; Children ages 6–11, $72
SARAPIQUI RIVER EXPEDITION:
CLASS II & III RAPIDS
Unleash your inner adventurer and embrace the exhilarating rush of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui River Expedition: with thrilling class 2 & 3 rapids. Your ultimate white-water experience awaits. Our journey commences in vibrant La Fortuna, where we will journey to the charming town of San Miguel. At the Sarapiqui River's edge, you will gear up under the guidance of our certified professionals. Safety takes center stage as you receive comprehensive instructions, ensuring a secure and exhilarating adventure. With your raft primed for action, you plunge headfirst into the dance of water and current. Conquer the "Morning Coffee" and "Superman" rapids, cascading through a lush canyon adorned in rich emerald hues. As you navigate the river's twists and turns, your heart will race in sync with the pulse of the water, a feeling you will carry long after the day is done. Class II and III rapids provide plenty of thrills, but without some of the big drops that are found in class IV rapids. After working up an appetite, you will share bites of culinary delight with your river companions as you share stories and laughter. The Sarapiqui River Expedition is more than a thrill-seeking pursuit; it's an ode to nature's mastery and human determination. Our small-group approach ensures an intimate and personalized experience, allowing you to forge lasting memories within the heart of Costa Rica's captivating wilderness.
8am or 12pm | Transport to/from Fortuna hotels
Minimum 2 people | Ages 8+
Adults ages 12+up, $80 USD; Children ages 8–11, $72
THE SARAPIQUI CHALLENGE:
CLASS III & IV RAPIDS
For the travelers seeking an adrenaline-fueled rendezvous with Costa Rica's untamed waters, The Sarapiqui Challenge: Conquer Class 3 & 4 Rapids is for you. Tailored for seasoned rafters who revel in the exhilaration of the elements. Our odyssey begins with a pickup from your La Fortuna lodgings, venturing through rustic villages towards San Miguel. As you gear up under the skilled watch of our guides, our dedicated photographer will capture all the best moments from your journey. Navigating over 40 rapids over 12 kilometers, you'll encounter thrilling challenges like "The Terminator" and "Dos Locos." At the midpoint, you'll stop to savor a tropical fruit snack, and relive the most exciting highlights with your companions. You will return to the water for the grand finale of your adventure, la heart-pounding 200-foot waterfall rappel. A sumptuous lunch will reenergize you. The thrill of the day's accomplishment, and the beauty of Costa Rica's wild nature will stay with you long after you leave the river behind.
8am | Transport to/from La Fortuna hotels
Minimum 2 people | Ages 15+
Adults ages 15+up, $105 USD