Balsa river rafting
The best white water rafting Costa Rica
Balsa River Rafting, just 30 minutes from La Fortuna! Paddle through wave after wave of this beautiful section with over 20 safe and fun Class II and III rapids, while enjoying the natural beauty of the rainforest that surrounds it.
Challenge yourself as you paddle through fun & safe rolling rapids with names like “Morning Coffee” & “Rock around the Croc” and then play around in tranquil river pools in an isolated rainforest river canyon!
Your professional, experienced bilingual guides will give you a safety talk and rafting instruction, lifejackets, helmets & then you’re off…
Hopefully you’ll get to see lots of wildlife like monkeys, sloths and tropical birds such as ospreys, oropendolas and toucans. This unique river trip is the best way to combine adventure and nature.
Finally, after incredible rafting, we will drive back to La Fortuna for an unforgettable traditional lunch prepared on a wood burning stove, followed by an interactive Trapiche Tour, where you will discover some of the culture and traditions of Costa Rica, including sugar cane processing and taste of natural juice and fruit.
Transportation Coverage Area
10:30 a.m. approx.
4 1/2 hours aprox.