Safari floats offer travelers a leisurely way to enjoy the waterways of Costa Rica. Rafts are manned by a naturalist guide and include all necessary equipment – drift down gentle class 1 sections of the Peñas Blancas and Corobici rivers in north central Costa Rica. These trips allow passengers the unique opportunity to spot a variety of creatures, including monkeys, sloths, crocodiles, iguanas, and over 300 species of tropical birds. They can often be arranged with a combination with other activities as well.
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If your time in the Arenal area is limited, or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day, the 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is exactly what you are looking for. This all day, all inclusive outing will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer including the Penas Blancas River, La Fortuna waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park and the Tabacon Hot Springs.
13 hrsFrom $277
The Sarapiqui River flows along the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua and is home to some of the country's most gorgeous scenery. During this 2-hour river safari, you'll ride a comfortable boat down the Sarapiqui River and have ample opportunities to spot a range of wildlife.
2 hrsFrom $36
This tour offers travelers an excellent opportunity to explore some of the best attractions in the Arenal area. It includes a safari float along the Peñas Blancas River, a visit to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and a hike in the Arenal Volcano National Park.
10 hrsFrom $185
This 3-in-1 tour gives visitors a taste of the incredible scenery surrounding the Arenal Volcano. You’ll go on a safari float, stroll to the La Fortuna waterfall, and take a tour of a chocolate plantation.
9 hrsFrom $185
This tour begins a 7:00 AM pickup from your hotel. With your early morning start, you’ll have the best chance for seeing animals in the wild. This tour takes you on a safari float and a hike that crosses suspension bridges through the canopy.
8 hrsFrom $144
This safari float is a half-day adventure that combines rafting down a calm river with a wildlife expedition. Floating along means that you don’t need a noisy motorboat, making this tour ideal for spotting the most wildlife possible. This exciting excursion comes with a delicious bonus — a chocolate tour!
4 hrsFrom $69
This safari float is the perfect way to explore the rainforest with the whole family, offering a gentle alternative to a rafting tour. There’s plentiful wildlife in this part of the rainforest, and the water is slow-moving enough that you’ll have plenty of time to look for animals as you drift through the greenery. Your guides have excellent experience spotting animals in the area, and ensure that you’re comfortable as you drift down the river on an innertube.
3 hrsFrom $110
The transition from day to night in the tropical rainforest is a powerful shift, and when most mammals become active. This Twilight Safari Float offers a unique perspective as guests will meander along the Penas Blancas river accompanied by bilingual naturalist guides that help to identify the sounds and sights of the nocturnal rainforest.
3 hrsFrom $65
If your time in Arenal is limited, or if you just want to pack lots of action in to a single day, then the 4-in-1 Arenal tour is just what your itinerary needs. This is an all-day tour, and includes many of the best sights that Arenal has to offer.
13 hrsFrom $241
This 4-in-1 tour takes you to Arenal’s most impressive sights, and you’ll have the chance to splash around some of Arenal’s prettiest swimming spots along the way. Get ready to see the sights with an experienced guide who can point out some of the unusual flora and fauna.
13 hrsFrom $220
If your time in the Arenal area is limited, or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day, the 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is exactly what you are looking for. This all day, all inclusive outing will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer and includes Safari float, La Fortuna Waterfall, guided hike at Arenal National Park, and a trip to Baldi Hot Springs.
13 hrsFrom $220
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