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Rios Tropicales is an eco-adventure company that operates throughout Costa Rica. We offer adventure activities that take advantage of Costa Rica’s unique variety of environments: whitewater rafting, multisport activities that feature...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a fantastic time and a private tour. We have booked in the low season and even we enjoy being with other people this time the rafting tour was only for us. We share very interesting conversations and learn about the surrondings with our...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for enjoying our Pacuare river trip, and appreciating your guides knowledge.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was outstanding! We were picked up on the dot, on time. Our bus guide Carlos was very funny and informative! The buses were comfortable and had strong AC. The breakfast was also delicious and was sensitive to our veterinarian diet. Rafting down the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 6! Carlos is a great person and very solid Rafting guide. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carlos, the guide, was truly wonderful in both his Spanish and English instructions, making everyone feel safe and at ease. The trip was beautiful, the water was perfect and the rapids super fun. My only disappointment is that since I'm a solo traveler, the company...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments regarding your drop off, when transfers are done from Fortuna and Puerto Viejo, there are bigger challenges . Thanks for a positive review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time on this tour. We had a small crew with the best guide on the river. He made it fun and we got to be the last boat to catch any people that may have flipped. The lunch afterwards was great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your review, other than the Pacuare a river being one of the top in the World, our Human Resources are also amazing! Plus the food!

Reviewed 12 October 2019 via mobile

I could not give this day a better review! We had an excellent day with Kayler, Juan and the team. They kept us safe, laughing and informed. We would highly recommend, just remember your towels :)

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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for enjoying the professionalism of our guides

Reviewed 9 October 2019

We enjoyed every bit of the trip, our guide was friendly and pura vida. They picked us up in San Jose and then we asked them(in advance) if it was possible for them to take us to Cahuita to spend some days in the Caribbean...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for your review, we try our best to accommodate to all travel needs.

Reviewed 1 October 2019

Nice People, very professional. The Pacuare River is a so beautiful place, special to do rafting. The restaurant is rustic but the food is very good. Special for a family trip

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Date of experience: July 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2019

Thanks a lot for enjoying our food, river and guides

Reviewed 20 September 2019 via mobile

We were a group of 4 long-time friends and did 2 nights at the eco-lodge. Second time rafting with Rios, with the first time being back in 2015. Fell in love with the experience the first time so we came back to do it all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2019

Thanks a lot for your amazing review! It’s hard to answer when you have been so clear about your great experience with us! Come back, and keep track of your trees and enjoy the Pacuare again!

Reviewed 7 September 2019

Excellent trip! The company is very safety-oriented, which is our #1 criterion; they have a separate kayak going ahead of our raft to scout the river. Carlos is an excellent guide, expertly taking us through the rapids, while explaining to us what’s to expect. Breakfast...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2019

Thank you for recommending us , we try our best to provide the best and safety minded guides, sorry about our slow roads.

Reviewed 19 August 2019

My family of four booked the 3 day-2 night Pacuare River rafting with lodging at RT. I chose them despite several alternatives due to their reputation of professionalism and stellar reviews. We were instructed to arrive promptly at 8 am at the Ops Center as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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RafaelGallo, Owner at Rios Tropicales, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2019

Hello, I am sorry you perceived our decision and safety protocol as low service level. It is challenging to deliver the right messages when the river is high and dangerous. You mention other companies running the river that day, we do have a terrible issue...More

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336samiaj
23 August 2018|
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Response from guzmandds1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, saw families w children 8 yrs old. They go w the family and a guide just for them. They will have lots of fun
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Russ G
10 November 2017|
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Response from drronline | Reviewed this property |
The Pancaure River was a pleasant white water trip -- much milder than what we were used to in the US. They took us to the raft and picked up the same -- no hiking up or down. The river was mostly II-III with a couple of... More
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Good afternoon, if you want to enjoy the Pacuare River it´s only in the mornings starting 6.00 am aprox from San Jose, 5.00 am from Arenal or 6.00 am from Puerto Viejo of Limon, please take note that we can pick you up from... More
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