White Water Rafting Rio Tenorio

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



Rate per person $130

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 which 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 two-hour drive coming from Arenal or Monteverde or a one-and-a-half-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 before being fitted for your helmet, life jacket, and paddles.

Spend 2.5 hours rafting ten miles of intense and challenging rapids, twists, and turns including a 12-foot waterfall called Cascabel Falls! Tenorio River is set in the tropical dry forest, and 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 two hours.

Tour includes: Shared transportation, guides, towel, snack,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 the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.