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Aguas Bravas Rafting Company

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Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more rivers throughout the country than any other comapny, and are the only adventure company that can boast a perfect safety...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 km west of the Chilamate School | 300 Meters West Rancho Magallanes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 December 2010

We went on the most amazing rafting trip when we were in La Fortuna/Arenal last month. We intentionally chose a smaller company, Aguas Bravas, though we first checked out thier reputation, insurance, and safety record. We found it amazing that though Aguas Bravas has been...More

4  Thank mundibob
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 October 2011

This isn't a terrible rafting company- our guide was good, the equipment was well-maintained and the river operation was professionally done. It was after we left the river that things got weird. Instead of taking us back to our cars, they took us to a...More

1  Thank PattyDumpling
AguasBravasCR, Manager at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2011

Please contact me at mercadeofortuna@aguasbravascr.com with more details about what happened and when. I am not sure that you have the right company, since we serve our lunches in very personal, exclusive cultural restaurants, and the time frame involved is included in our tour information....More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was our first time rafting and it was fantastic fun, also when travelling down the river we could see Turtles, Woodpeckers, Eagles and much more. They provided lunch which was very good. ,

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 303chrissie, Thank you for share your review and for choosing us! Best regards

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Such a fun experience and very safe too. We were complete beginners and were given great instruction and even managed to all stay in the boat the whole trip (there were a couple close calls). The river had a nice mixture of rapids and calm...More

Thank Becky93E
gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Becky, Thank you for your review, we are very happy that you enjoyed your trip with us. Best regards!

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Good staff with expirience, very nice place to float with florest around, segure with some adrenaline. Good lunch on the end looking até the river. Go and do It...

1  Thank Luis B
gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Luis, Thank you for share your review and for visiting us! Best regards

Reviewed 31 August 2018

It's very professional. Your team is very friendly and skilful. I will recommend your tour ! We had great fun !

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Claude, Thank you for your recommendation and your review. Best regards!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

This was a blast, plain and simple. -Wear a bathing suit if you can. You will get soaked and have the option to cliff jump halfway though the tour so dress appropriately. -It's a workout. Don't sign-up if you have had shoulder pain/surgery in the...More

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hello Friend! Thank you for your recommendation and for choosing us, we hope to see you the next time. Best regads!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

It was great. The guids were very good and so was the lunch. We highly recommend the raftingtour at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company!!

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hello Michelte! Thank you very much for your recommendation!! Best regards!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

The staff at Aguas Bravas are simply amazing, especially Felipe and Pablo!! We went down the Sarapiqui River with them last week and they kept us safe and we had a lot of fun navigating the rapids. They were very knowledgeable about everything and kept...More

Thank Ammara T
gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hello Ammara, Thank your for your kind opinion and for your recommendation!. We hope to see you next time for another great experience. Best regards!.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The staff at Aguas Bravas are the best! I have gone down the River with them many times with my high school students from NY and they have always kept us safe while giving us a fun ride. This time around I brought my family...More

Thank Henry L
gerencia100, Reservations at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you so much for your comments, we really appreciate that!!, see you next time. Gracias por visitarnos!!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Nice outing with family. Tour operators were professional. Facility clean. Fresh fruit at mid point of ride.

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hello!! Thank you for visiting us and for your kind opinion! Best regards!

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I did this rafting trip with my 7 (almost 8) year old daughter and we both loved it. Our rafting guide, Gustavo, was fantastic. He was knowledgeable and with 15 years experience, we felt very comfortable with him. The first few rapids my daughter was...More

Thank Ang V
gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hello Ang, Thank you for visiting us and for share your experience with us!. We hope to see you the next time! Best regards.

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Response from gerencia100 | Property representative |
Hello, it is a pleasure for us to help you, to give you this information I need to know when do you want to do the tour, and where we have to pick you up?,so if you want you can write us a mail and I will help you!! Kind... More
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Hello! Class 2-3 is recommended for ages 8-63 yrs old, though if you are active and in good health, exceptions can and have been made. If you want something calmer, we run a Class 1-2 section, with a a few calmer rapids... More
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