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Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo

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Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo

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icon9 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Overview

Get your adrenaline pumping on a whitewater rafting trip down the Tenorio River, located in a red-rock canyon in the Guanacaste mountain range. Depart from Tamarindo for a day trip to Costa Rica’s nearby forests, including lunch.
  • Day-long whitewater rafting trip down the Tenorio River from Tamarindo
  • Paddle over 22 rapids along 12.4 miles of water with a guide ensuring your safety
  • See local wildlife such as howler monkey, iguanas, and tropical birds in their natural habitat
  • Fresh fruit and local lunch included; vegetarian option available upon request
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Bilingual guide
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Tenorio River , Tenorio River, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

A beautiful river that rises at Tenorio Volcano at Guanacaste mountain range, it’s pure and white water makes it the best river on Guanacaste area for rafting. You can combine almost 20 kilometers of rapids with magnificent landscapes surrounded by tropical forest.

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6:45 AM
This activity will end right where it started.any Rental home around tamarindo beach, flamingo and potrero beach
Meet your guide at your centrally located hotel in Tamarindo and drive for about two hours until you reach the rugged back roads of the Guanacaste countryside. Transfer to a 4x4 and ride the rest of the way to your starting point at a bridge over the Tenorio River.

Upon arrival, complete a thorough safety briefing and don a helmet and life jacket. Grab a paddle and begin your rafting trip, maneuvering over 22 rapids along 12.4 miles (20 kilometers) of water. Pause to enjoy a fresh fruit snack and view the local wildlife, such as iguanas, tropical birds, and howler monkeys.

Finish your journey with a final drop down the 12-foot Cascabel Falls, before heading back to the 4x4. Change into dry clothes and enjoy lunch before heading back to your hotel in Tamarindo in time to catch the sunset.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum 2 passengers. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Pininos Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitisation during Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo?
A:The policies on sanitisation are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
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What is the social distancing policy during Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo.

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star-5
Best rafting trip ever!!
Judy_S
, Aug. 2022
Wow!!!! This experience was amazing. The guides were so much fun. They were also very kind and understanding. We had one person in our group who was terrified. They put us with Sam who has 25 years of experience. He made sure she was taken care of. The other part of our group was with Luis. He was absolutely hilarious. We had a great time!!! I highly recommend this adventure!!!
star-5
A great experience for the kids!
Audrey_F
, Aug. 2022
The entire experience was fun. The views were beautiful, and the river was perfect. Daniel was our guide and he was very nice and knowledgeable. Overall it was a great way to spend the day.
star-5
Fun and exciting
Derek_O
, Sep. 2021
The rapids were awesome and the guides were friendly and professional. Plus, there is a bonus off-road adventure to get back to the highway!!!
icon Response from Host , Sep. 2021
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us, In Pininos Adventures ,We are so happy to hear that you guys has a great time traveling through this beautiful country and that we were able to help you plan the perfect Rafting trip for both, that we were able to provide you with a hassle-free and fun vacation. #Rafting #creatingmemories #resetyourlife #pininosadventures
star-4
Awesome rafting. Long drive to get there.
Richard_B
, Jul. 2021
The actual white water rafting was fantastic. Our instructor made it both safe and fun. The organization from Viator was poor. They don’t tell you that rafting is two hours and three buses away from Tamarindo. They even said we needed to take our passports when we didn’t.
1 traveller found this review helpful
star-5
Recommend for all levels of river rafting.
Chyrel_H
, Apr. 2021
I never felt in danger as our guide Daniel was very experienced. He worked hard to set up the self-bailer raft to keep us upright. Getting pictures of the waterfalls was awesome. We are getting WOW's from all our friends. Our family are all rafters. Experience with rafting the famous Oregon's Lower Rogue River through trip which are 3's and 4's but the Tenorio falls are unique and made for a fantastic memory.
icon Response from Host , May 2021
Thank you so much for your kind words and wonderful review! We aim to make things easy and stress-free during the planning of vacations, and we certainly want the trips we plan to be memorable. Sounds like we did exactly that in your case, We are thrilled to know that our staff as well work with made you happy throughout the different stages of your trip, providing customized and unforgettable vacations is our passion. It will be our pleasure to assist you in the future, come back soon! #pininosadventures
1 traveller found this review helpful
star-5
Family Trip
Anne_S
, Jan. 2020
We were 2 couples and had 2 young kids with us (8 & 9 years). The kids had a blast and it was plenty safe for them. We even flipped over and all was fine.
star-5
As advertised
mrgorlando
, Aug. 2018
My son and I wanted to experience the thrill of class lll and lV white water and they delivered. Brian was our captain and was outstanding. It’s a whole day but getting too and from is part of the experience so be prepared
star-5
Had a blast!
Victoria_F
, Jul. 2018
We had a great time. Our 19 and 17 year old boys loved it! I would recommend this trip for anyone who loves nature and adventure. The food was excellent. Our guide “Chewy” made the adventure exciting and you could tell he loves his job!
star-5
This trip was a load of fun! Took a...
Stephanie M
, Apr. 2018
This trip was a load of fun! Took a while to get there and we went over some bumpy dirt roads but was worth the drive. Daniel the terminator was our guide and made the whole experience even more fun! The waterfall natural pool was unexpected and beautiful. I would highly recommend.
star-5
I was scared to death to go white...
laura_w
, Jan. 2017
I was scared to death to go white water rafting, but I am so glad that I did. It was one of the best tours I have ever taken. Our guide, The Terminator, was so much fun and so good at what he does! We had an absolute blast. The lunch and snacks provided were really good too! Highly recommended!!!!
1 traveller found this review helpful

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