Balsa River Rafting

Balsa River Rafting

You can reach the Balsa River after just a 50-minute drive from La Fortuna. During this tour you’ll cover Class II and Class III rivers.

Featured in:Rafting
7 hrs
Available Days:
Every day
10:30 AM
Hotel Transport Included
Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

After covering rapids with nicknames like Magnetic Rock and Dredges, you’ll take a 15-minute break and snack on some fruit. Along the way you’ll have the chance to see monkeys, toucans, and other exotic birds.

Before you return home you’ll stop for lunch at a small organic farm called Vida Campesina. Visitors get to try traditional Costa Rican dishes, cooked over an old-fashioned wood-burning stove.

Please be advised that this tour is not possible for pregnant women, people who have had recent surgeries, people who have suffered recent injuries, and people with heart problems.

What to Bring

Closed toed water shoes, quick drying clothing, sunscreen, and a change of clothes.

What's included

Transportation to and from your hotel, bilingual certified guides, towels, lunch, fruit, snacks, and drinks.


Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.

Traveler Comments

Best excursion

- SYLVIA H, DEC 2021

A fantastic activity. Wave Expeditions staff were amazing - funny, knowledgable, safe and proud of their country. Loved the rafting and a good restaurant visited for lunch.

- TRACEY P, DEC 2021

Great team of folks. Very well organized rafting, taking a break midway and serving fresh fruits was great experience, we got unlimited amount of fruits to enjoy. Jumping in the river ( when safe). Tour ended with delicious local food

- PANKIL M, MAR 2021
You can reach the Balsa River after just a 50-minute drive from La Fortuna.Balsa River Rafting1028
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