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#1 Adventure Tour in La Fortuna


The adventure of your vacation.

Arenal Rafting Company

 Arenal Volcano – La Fortuna

Arenal Rafting offers the best white water rafting tours at the Arenal Volcano. 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.


Arenal Rafting 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 is a member of the Costa Rica National White Water Rafting Team.

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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.
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Balsa River White Water Rafting Class III & IV

This 2 hours journey, down a lush Costa Rican river offers the thrill of big rapids class 3 and 4 on the Balsa River and full adrenaline for those adventure junkies. Navigate 10 kilometers of white water rapids, stop along the way to rest a
5 Hours

Balsa River White Water Rafting Class II & III

This is the perfect family adventure. Arenal Rafting Class II and III, in the lower Balsa River, is the funniest and safest tour for the whole family you can do in the Arenal Volcano area.
5 Hours

Sarapiqui White Water Rafting (Afternoon Experience)

Rio Sarapiqui, White Water Rafting Class III The Best Rafting option in the afternoon, departing from La Fortuna! The Sarapiqui River is the perfect couple or family adventure, with fewer participants than the morning tour, giving a more private feeling. The rapids are perfect for
5 Hours
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Rafting Class III on Sarapiqui River

New Schedule, 12:00 pm ! 
The afternoon tripsarapiqui river on the Sarapiqui River is the perfect couple or family adventure, with fewer participants than the morning tour, giving a more private feeling. The rapids are perfect for first-time paddlers looking for a challenge or families interested in fun, set in the lowlands of the rain forest, you’ll get breathtaking views of tropical birds and lush jungle landscapes.
Sarapiqui allows you to not only enjoy the rapids. Also stop along the way to enjoy a delicious fruit picnic on the riverside, jump into pools, swimming and some other challenges.
This trip begins in La Fortuna, in Costa Rica’s Arenal región, where our expert guide will pick you up in private transportation from your hotel and you will travel 1 hour to the river.
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Discover why La Fortuna is well known as The Capital of Adventure

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What to do in Arenal Volcano ?

According to TripAdvisor, who is  the biggest social net of tourism in the world, Arenal National Park was rated as the number one destination in the world for Outdoor Enthusiasts. The social net gave this award on the “Travelers Choice 2022, best of the best”. horseback riding la fortuna

Besides having one of the best National Parks in the world, the active Arenal Volcano is surrounded by gorgeous Hotels, and beautiful places with mineral hot springs warmed directly by the Volcano. But let’s leave the beauty of the landscape and not even talk about the biodiversity of its wildlife, let’s leave those topics apart and let’s talk about the Outdoor sports and activities that you can enjoy in this area.

La Fortuna is definitely the Costa Rican destination with the biggest variety of adventure tours;

Rafting, canyoning, trekking, speleology, mountain biking, SUP, kayaking, hanging bridges, canopy, ATV, horseback riding, safaris, fishing..

among many other adventures.

We also advise you to explore the best cultural experiences, like; farming tours, cooking classes, dancing, coffee & chocolate tours.

All this activities developed at the most popular sightseen attractions around  Arenal Volcano.

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

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Our adventure suppliers stand out in:

-Experience satisfaction

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-Equipment and Safety Measures

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Visit our TourDesk in La Fortuna Central Park