Playa Hermosa

Class II-III Rafting and Hanging Bridges from La Fortuna

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

From USD 129.20

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 9 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Scan the treetops from a suspended bridge hanging over the rainforest canopy during this full-day adventure that includes a white-water rafting trip. The combo tour includes lunch, followed by a paddle down Class II-III rapids on Rio Balsa with your guide. Family fun amid nature is the goal.
  • La Fortuna river rafting combo tour
  • See the rainforest from a hanging bridge
  • Ride white-water rapids on the Rio Balsa
  • Beverages, snacks, and lunch included
  • Raft, life vest and helmet provided
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What's Included

  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Equipment: Tube, Vest and Helmet
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • WAVE Rafting
    Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

07:30 am

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Hotels outside of normal route may have an extra transportation charge. o Arenal Lodge o Lost Iguana o Luna Nueva o Bosque de Chachagua o Chachagua Rainforest o Tilajari o Leaves and Lizards o Observatory Lodge o La Mansion o El Castillo o Rancho Margot. o Nuevo Arenal Hotels o Termales el Bosque o El Tucano o Lands in Love o La Garza

What To Expect

Board your coach upon hotel pickup in La Fortuna and start your combo tour with a nature hike through the rainforest. You’ll traverse hanging bridges with your guide and have a bird’s-eye view of the treetops and forest floor below.

After guides provide a tropical fruit snack, continue your outdoor adventure with a white-water rafting excursion. Jump into a vehicle that takes you to the Rio Balsa (Balsa River) for an action-packed ride down Class II–III rapids. Guides teach you basic moves, commands, and safety procedures and instruct you on how to paddle.

It’s a thrilling ride past dense foliage of the rainforest; watch for monkeys, sloths, and toucans while you raft. Stop for a swim, tropical fruits, and cold drinks during a break from the action. Help load the gear onto the bus and depart for a typical lunch served at a traditional estate. Savor Costa Rica’s tranquil country life before return transport to your hotel in the afternoon.

Professional photos are available for purchase.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour requires a 2 person minimum to book
  • Minimum Age 8
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Participants will get wet, please dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet.
  • Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose.
  • Not responsible for items left on transfer bus or on tour, please check carefully before getting off bus and at end of tours
  • Pack a backpack with change of clothing and toiletry articles.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travellers

Cancellation Policy

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.

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No dejen de hacerlo!!!
Nivia_A, Apr 2022
Excelente el viaje con Gustavo y Axel, y súper divertido Pablo en el bote Nos hizo reír mucho y nos sentimos muy seguros
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Muchas gracias por sus comentarios! Para nosotros y muchos clientes mas Wave Expedition es la mejor empresa de Rafting de la zona de La Fortuna. Le haremos saber a Gustavo y Axel de sus comentarios. Esperamos verlos pronto! Pura vida!