Cahabon Rafting Tour

Cahabon Rafting Tour

Río Cahabón offers the best opportunity for whitewater rafting in Guatemala. The river rapids cover a variety of difficulty levels, ranging from class I to IV – all but the most difficult rapids. Much of this 7.5-mile (12 km) route has class III and IV rapids.

Featured in:Nature Walk, Rafting, Cahabon River
7 hrs
Available Days:
Every day
7:00 AM, 8:00 AM
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Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

If you visit during the rainy season (from June to February), you’ll get to experience the rapids at their best, gushing with recent rainfalls. But you can enjoy rafting the Cahabón at any time of year. This tour will provide you with rafting equipment, and the guide will give an overview of safety information before you get in the water.

As you speed past the banks of the river, you’ll get to see some of the area’s wildlife. Keep an eye out for Guatemala’s tropical species. Iguanas and toucans are common sights.

Please note: Everyone who takes this tour must know how to swim. No one younger than 12 is allowed to go rafting.

Attraction Visited

Cahabon River

The Río Cahabón is a fast-flowing river near Lanquín. Boasting Class III-IV rapids, it’s Guatemala’s best white-water river. The Río Cahabón also feeds the beautiful limestone pools of Semuc Champey.

Read more:Cahabon River

What to Bring

Change of dry clothes, bathing suit, sunscreen, water shoes, bug spray, waterproof camera, and bottled water.

What's included

Transportation, rafting equipment, safety lecture, lunch, and rafting guide.


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.

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