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LocalAventura Tour: Rafting Tour and Costa Rica’s Balsa River
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Rafting Tour and Costa Rica’s Balsa River

Whitewater raft on the Balsa River with a view of the Arenal Volcano and Costa Rica’s gorgeous scenery.

6 hrs


1 ~ 10

Medium content


Participate in one of Costa Rica’s most popular and exciting activities: rafting! Before beginning your trip, you will be offered a rafting class, so this excursion is great for adventurers of all ages and levels. Afterwards, you will be taken on a private rafting tour down Balsa River. During your tour, you will have the chance to admire the lush greenery, Arenal Volcano, and exotic diverse wildlife; you may even see a sloth or toucan along the way! Afterwards, be able to relax by continuing to immerse yourself in nature, sampling fresh tropical fruits, or taking a swim in the river.

Feel the rush of adrenaline inside of you and hear the rush of the Balsa River as you take on this rafting tour through Costa Rica!


  • Drive from your location in La Fortuna to the Balsa River.
  • Whitewater raft down the river and near the Arenal Volcano.
  • Enjoy fresh fruit and have time to swim in the river.

Available days


Eligibility criteria

This tour is suitable for all ages and abilities. It is recommended that participants know how to swim.

What's Included

  • Private rafting
  • Snack
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Equipment



I was born and raised in Costa Rica where I grew up in the rural area of Liberia. I was lucky to have grown up in Liberia, an area known for its vivid culture, zipline tours, and diverse natural wonders that only begin with its beautiful beaches, tropical dry forests, and volcanoes. In addition to the gorgeous environment I grew up in, I also constantly traveled to the far corners of Costa Rica with my family ever since I was a child. All of this has made me into the nature-loving person I am today! I love the outdoors, and even today I live near the Arenal Volcano and Monteverde. I love taking the time to observe nature, whether it is by birdwatching in the day or taking photos of frogs or snakes around my house in the evening. And of course, I love being able to explore nature with my job! My favorite part about being a tour guide is not only being immersed in nature but also being able to have the opportunity to meet new people and understand others’ ways of seeing the world.

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