White Water Rafting Rio Tenorio

The Best Way to Travel from Guanacaste to San Jose, Arenal or Monteverde

This is the best way to travel from the Guanacaste beaches to San Jose/Arenal or Monteverde (or vice versa) and enjoy an adrenaline filled white water rafting trip along the Rio Tenorio.

Costa Rica is well known for its incredible white water rivers in stunning forest settings, and are home to an abundance of wildlife! For all you adrenaline junkies looking for an extreme adventure white water rafting the Tenorio River will not disappoint!

Start your adventure when you are picked up from your hotel either in Guanacaste or Arenal/Monteverde. Enjoy a scenic 2 hour drive coming from Arenal or Monteverde or 1.5 hour drive from Guanacaste beach hotels. Arrive at Tenorio River, a fast moving river next to the Tenorio Volcano, and receive a thorough safety briefing and be fitted for your helmet, life-jacket and paddles. Spend 2.5 hours rafting 10 miles of intense and challenging rapids, twists, turns including a 12-ft waterfall called Cascabel Falls! Tenorio River is set in the tropical dry forest, an array of wildlife can be spotted like monkeys, iguanas and tropical birds. After your rafting adventure enjoy a delicious traditional Costa Rican lunch before heading to your new hotel. Your luggage stays in the vehicle and the driver stays with your items while you are rafting. Private entrances and exits are at all tour locations, so your luggage stays safe.

Age limitations: 13+. Good physical condition required. Fit enough to paddle for 2 hours.

Tour includes: shared transportation, guides, towel, snack and lunch.

What to bring: comfortable clothes that will get wet, swim wear, secure shoes (tennis or water shoes) change of clothes, all your luggage.

Please note: tours from Guanacaste to San Jose are available and not vice versa. The travel time between San Jose and Guanacaste is longer, at approximately 4.5 hours in total.

*Prices reflect current low season rates and are subject to change. The price you are quoted by our sales representatives will be 100% accurate based on the exact time of your inquiry. Price is per person, double occupancy accommodation and includes: all taxes, domestic transportation, tours and hotels. Price does not include international airfare, optional travel insurance, or credit card payment service fee.