Sarapiqui is a deep and remote river gorge with heart pounding rapids. The large drops, numerous obstacles, and steep gradient make UPPER PAILAS SARAPIQUIthe epitome of classic whitewater. This is a class V canyon that is extreme in nature, All participants should be in good physical condition and strong swimmers. Before entering the canyon paddlers will have an extensive safety and paddle talk.. Every participate will also be required to swim a class III rapids at the mount hog the canyon, and practice getting back in the boat on their own. Upper Sarapiqui is the ultimate whitewater rafting experience.

As with every trip, there will be one stop for locally grown, organic fruits and another stop for an authentic Costa Rican Organic lunch, you’ll also learn about the growing, harvesting, production of chocolate, medical plants, fruits and sugar cane.


Finally, you will learn about sugar cane in Costa Rica. Your guide will help you extract sugar cane in a traditional fashion, and you’ll get to enjoy a glass of pure sugar cane juice. A sweet ending to a sweet tour!

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Upon arrival to the river we will gear you up with a life jacket, helmet and paddle and then briefyou with a full safety orientation talk. Finally, it is time to take off down the rapids!

Tour Includes: transportation,towels, a bilingual river guide, authentic Costa Rican Organic Farm Lunch and fresh fruit.

Photos Services  ONLY $40

Our “paparrazzi” photographer will be around to catch the best action of the trip

Approximate river time:  between 2 and 2 1/2 Hours of pure adrenaline on the water, 7 miles of fun,


What to bring:  simple dry clothing, such as shorts and a t-shirt, swimsuit, sunscreen, shoes that will stay on your feet, sport sandals and water shoes are recommended, a change of clothing.

Tour Departure Time: 8:30 a.m.

Trip Duration: about 6 hours


Age is not as important as physical condition
For reasons beyond our control (climate, river levels, etc.), we may change similar adventure  or offer other tour options. We reserve the right to cancel a trip due to unfavorable conditions.