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Manuel Antonio


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    What to Expect
    Only 30 minutes away from the Manuel Antonio / Quepos area, we’ll run a section of the river that stretches from the town of Villanueva in the mountains to the Llamarón Bridge on the road from Quepos to Dominical. Over a 6-mile section, we’ll raft rapids such as La Piñata, El Cesar and Robin Hood. Prior to the river, you’ll get a private tour of a local organic spice farm! This is a half-day tour for all the senses.


    Our trip starts at your hotel, where our minibus will pick you up and take you to the put-in of the Naranjo River, passing through the towns of Naranjito and Villanueva. Once there, we offer a tour inside the tour at an organic spice farm.

    Here, we show our guests exotic heliconias, the importance of pejibaye for pre-colonial natives, vanilla, cinnamon, lemongrass and allspice among others. Once at the river, the guides will gear you up and after our safety talk, we will start our descent maneuvering the rapids of the mighty Naranjo River.

    The section we run goes from the town of Villanueva in the mountains to the Llamarón Bridge on the road from Quepos to Dominical. On these 10 kilometers of white water we will run rapids such as La Piñata, El Cesar and Robin Hood. We will break halfway through the run for a snack of fresh fruit, juice, water and cookies.

    On the second half of our run, the river opens up on the Pacific flatlands, giving us the opportunity to enjoy the view and see many species of birds such as the ringed kingfisher and the white ibis. With a little bit of luck, we might be able to see one of the crocodiles that live on the river.
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    Departure Point
    Transportation without additional cost from and to the Manuel Antonio-Quepos area
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • CANCELLATION POLICIES: • Any change or cancellation must be made before 4:00pm the day before service date. • No refunds for NO SHOWS. If circumstances beyond our control (bad weather, natural disasters, road closures, etc). we reserve the right to cancel or modify reservations and to make partial refunds. "Rios Tropicales, S.A. will not be responsible for additional costs incurred by the client due to various climatic conditions, such as but not limited to: earthquakes, floods, epidemics, fires, or accidents, condition of roads, cancellations of external transportation, or any other cause attributed to unforeseeable circumstances or Force Majeure that may interrupt or delay a booked trip."
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had Class 2 rafting with Fernando and had a wonderful time! He kept us safe while guiding us through the rapids and accommodated us with whatever adjustment we needed.
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    Response from RafaelGallo, Owner at NARANJO RIVER RAFTING
    Responded 12 Feb 2019
    Thanks a lot for your review, we are very delighted you felt great about your guide.
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    Definitely recommend them. The guides (Jesus and Ronny) were awesome. The scenery was great. A highlight of our trip.
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    Response from Rafael G, Owner at NARANJO RIVER RAFTING
    Responded 9 Sep 2018
    Thanks a lot for enjoying Pacuare , and our great Staff
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    I feel compelled to write this review due to the incredible/terrific experience last Monday on the Rio Naranjo. I have rafted with RT at least 15 times in the past and have always had a great time however I think that Monday's trip was the best by far. I/we were picked up right
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    Key Details
    • Rios Tropicales
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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