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Arenal Rafting Tours

Balsa River White Water Rafting Class II & III

The perfect family adventure. Rafting Class II & III, in the middle section of Balsa River, it is a extremely fun and safe adventure tour to enjoy with the whole family.
+6 years old
5 Hours

Rio Sarapiqui Class III (afternoon tour)

If you are one of those people who sleeps late or want to take advantage of the morning for another activity, then this is the best rafting option for your family and friends. Navigate throw 25 rapids class II & III, see wildlife, eat tropical
+6 years old
5 Hours

Sarapiqui River White Water Rafting Class IV (Extreme)

Enjoy our most challenging adventure, a white water rafting tour with rapids III & IV, this thrilling adventure of 2 hours is the best option for adrenaline junkies
+14 years old
5 Hours

Rio La Balsa White Water Rafting Class III & IV

Ride over rapids class III & IV, at the upper section of Rio La Balsa, 2 hours of adrenaline over the most continues section of rapids around Arenal Volcano.
+8 years old
5 Hours
Looking for a full day adventure?

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Combo Rafting and ATV(Quads)

Book your Rafting Private Tour!

Private Rafting Tour – Rio Balsa Class II,III & IV

Booking a private rafting tour offers a customized experience tailored to your group’s skill level and preferences, from gentle rapids for beginners to challenging waters for the experienced. You’ll receive the undivided attention of your guide, enhancing both safety and learning as they focus on teaching techniques and providing feedback. Additionally, the flexibility and exclusivity of a private tour mean you can pick your own times and duration, perfect for fitting into a busy schedule, while enjoying a more intimate and cohesive experience with just your chosen companions. This makes it ideal for families, corporate groups, or friends seeking a bonding activity without the distractions of other tourists.

5 Hours
Typical Food

Looking for a place to stay?

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Sarapiqui Stay

Your airbnb in Rio Sarapiqui

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Transportation included, and pick up service at all hotels located 5 miles around La Fortuna Central Park.

Check out the list of hotels and pick up times here: Hotel pick up Times for Rafting Tours

Why is it better driving directly to our headquarters VS be picked up with our bus?

  • Skip the time while picking up other tourist at different hotels.
  • At the end of the tour you car will be ready to go to your next destination. Instead of wating for other people to be ready to get back to your hotel.
  • We offer free and safe parking with camera monitoring.
  • Leave stuff inside your car safely, and avoid lossing it at the river.
The adventure of your vacation.

Arenal Rafting Company

 Arenal Volcano – La Fortuna

Arenal Rafting offers the best white water rafting in Costa Rica. Our professional staff will provide you with a personal experience while running some of Costa Rica’s most amazing rainforest rivers, like Balsa River or Sarapiqui.

Spend a day on the river with Arenal Rafting and you’ll be sure to have tons of fun and make lasting memories with new friends & family.

This is the only white water rafting company that is owned & operated by a local of La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano. Daniel Anchia is a pioneer of the adventure industry. He is recognized as a national athlete that represents white water rafting in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica and has been a member of the Costa Rica Rafting Team several times.

Discover why La Fortuna is well known as The Capital of Adventure

What to do in Arenal Volcano ?

According to TripAdvisor, Arenal Volcano National Park is the top destination worldwide for outdoor enthusiasts, as rated by the largest social network for tourism in the world. This award was given on the “Travelers Choice 2022, best of the best.”

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Aside from being one of the best National Parks globally, the active Arenal Volcano is surrounded by lovely hotels and beautiful places with mineral hot springs warmed directly by the volcano.

Let’s set aside the discussion of the landscape’s beauty and the wildlife’s biodiversity, and focus on the outdoor sports and activities that you can enjoy in this region. La Fortuna boasts the most extensive variety of adventure tours in Costa Rica, including Arenal Rafting, canyoning, trekking, speleology, mountain biking, SUP, kayaking, hanging bridges, canopy, ATV, horseback riding, safaris, fishing, and many other adventures. We also suggest that you explore the best cultural experiences, such as farming tours, cooking classes, dancing, coffee & chocolate tours. All of these activities take place at the most popular sightseeing attractions around Arenal Volcano.

Who is the the best provider for each shuttle, tour, or activity?

We have inspected it for you !

Our adventure suppliers stand out in:

-Experience satisfaction

-Insurances and Guides License

-Equipment and Safety Measures

-Price and Inclusions

Get the maximun of your vacation time.

Visit our Tour Info Center, in La Fortuna Central Park

Daniel Anchia:

costa rica rafting daniel anchiaHello Adventure Seekers!

Join the most experienced river rafting tour operator in La Fortuna Costa Rica!  Our guided tours offer the best river rafting near Arenal, with Class II,III & IV rapids that will leave you breathless.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rafter, our knowledgeable guides will provide a safe and exciting adventure. And the best part! Our rates are affordable, making us the best rafting company in La Fortuna.

Book your trip today and experience the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting in Costa Rica!

Experience the Thrill of Rafting in La Fortuna with Arenal Rafting

When it comes to water adventures in Costa Rica, Arenal Rafting stands out as the preferred choice to experience the thrill of rafting in La Fortuna. Discover why choosing us is the best decision for your adrenaline-packed journey.

1. Epic Rivers for All Levels Our location in La Fortuna places us at the heart of some of Costa Rica’s most exciting rivers. We offer a variety of rafting tours that cater to different levels of experience, from beginners to experts. Whether you’re looking for an exhilarating whitewater ride or something more relaxed, we have the perfect option for you.

2. Expert Guides and Safety Priority At Arenal Rafting, the safety of our customers is our top concern. Our highly trained and experienced guides will not only take you through the rapids safely but also provide you with insights into the local flora and fauna. You can trust us to deliver an exciting and secure rafting experience.

3. Variety of Tours for All Tastes We provide a wide range of rafting tour options in La Fortuna. From the thrilling Balsa River Rafting to the challenging Toro River Rafting, we have a trip designed to meet your preferences and adventure level.

4. Lush Nature and Unforgettable Landscapes Rafting with Arenal Rafting allows you to immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s stunning natural beauty. As you navigate the rapids, you can enjoy panoramic views of the rainforest, waterfalls, and the majestic nature surrounding La Fortuna.

5. Personalized Service Our team takes pride in delivering exceptional customer service. From the moment you contact us to when we bid you farewell after your rafting trip, we guarantee a personalized and attentive experience.

6. Easy Online Booking Making a reservation with Arenal Rafting is quick and straightforward. Our online platform allows you to choose your dates and tours with ease, letting you focus on getting excited for the adventure that awaits.

7. Contribute to Conservation By booking with us, you’re supporting the conservation of Costa Rica’s aquatic ecosystems. Arenal Rafting is committed to preserving the rivers and biodiversity that make this region so special.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience thrilling rafting in La Fortuna with Arenal Rafting. Whether you’re an experienced adventurer or a beginner in search of excitement, we guarantee an unforgettable experience in one of Costa Rica’s most thrilling rafting destinations.

Book your rafting adventure with us today and dive into the excitement of La Fortuna’s rapids!