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Pacuare Whitewater Rafting Class III-IV
Enjoy an exhilarating and unforgettable journey travelling over the rolling white water rapids of the Pacuare River, one of the top five in the world for rafting, surrounded by the natural beauty of cascading waterfalls and lush tropical rainforest.
The Pacuare River is one of the best choices for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. It is world famous for its sheer beauty. A true river gorge, it is flanked by steep, green walls. The white water that is equally exciting. It is not an overly challenging river, but it has a lot rapids, therefore giving you an adventure filled with lots of fun. The 18 mile one day run includes a total of 52 rapids.
The first 4 miles consist of fun class II-III rapids which is a perfect time to test your new river skills and gain confidence in your team. After the gorge the rivers opens up to a 5 mile stretch on the Valle del Pacuare, where the river has a different character. It is wide open, which gives you the opportunity to rest a bit and take the opportunity to do some wildlife spotting. We finish in Siquirres, at our own private Exploration Center, where you can take a shower, change and enjoy the gardens and terrace while having a beer or two and reflecting with your new friends about the great adventure you just shared.
Note: Pick up for the tour is approximately 4:30am, transfers are 3-3.5 hour each way. Rafting is 4-5 hours total with a stop for lunch.
Note: Full day, breakfast and lunch included. Wear clothing that can get wet, extra clothing to change, strap-on sandals, sun block lotion.
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