San Jose, Costa Rica

Ecolodge & Pacuare Rafting Adventure

3 Days |

Explore the Pacuare River during this exciting river rafting adventure in Costa Rica. You will be able to enjoy Class II-IV whitewater rapids while discovering the cascading waterfalls and animals that can be found in the Costa Rican rainforest. During your 3 day adventure, you will be staying in the beautiful and remote Rios Tropicales. This eco-lodge is located right by the river in the middle of rainforest, making this an excellent location to relax all day after rafting or exploring the surrounding area in any of the lodge's day trips. Some of the activities the lodge offers are horseback riding to a local community, birdwatching, and ziplining through the forest.

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3 Days / 2 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Connect with Nature and Off the Beaten Path


Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Challenging workout


Rainforest, Quiet Area and River


Wifi: None
Cell: None

Rios Tropicales

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
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Speaks: Spanish and English


  • Go on an exciting rafting adventure in Class II-IV rapids in the Pacaure River.
  • Unwind in the secluded Rios Tropicales Eco-lodge, which is only accessible by rafting through Pacuare River.
  • Hike up to the top of Pacuare Gorge from the lodge and plant a tree as part of their restoration project.
  • Discover the variety of birds and wildlife that can be found in the rainforest.



Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included


2 Nights Eco Lodge



Bilingual guide


Private Bathroom, Shared Bathroom, Optional Tours and Hiking Trails


All meals included


Boat and Private van

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Rios Tropicales

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Head out for a full day of rafting the pacuare river, kayaking in lake arenal or horseback riding through pristine rainforest with expert local guides. Or create an epic multi-day adventure by combining your favorite outdoor activity with a stay at their riverside ecolodge on their own 2,000+ acre private reserve. The team at Rios Tropicales has over 30 years experience creating amazing Costa Rica adventures, while also supporting the conservation of the natural wonders they love to explore.

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Getting There

Transport options

Boat and Get picked up (included)
You will be picked up from your hotel in the San Jose area. Transportation is also available from Arenal and Puerto Viejo for an additional charge.
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