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Aguas Bravas Rafting Company

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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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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 record! 100% Safe! You can choose your activities, making combos of activities in one or two days, with or without transport, as you want! You can also sleep in our new hostel Islas del Rio, at the same place. With us, you are not a number - but part of our family!Be sure to choose Aguas Bravas, the only company hat offers Full Adventure with a Taste of Culture!
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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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"the river"
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"fruit"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service throughout. Pick up on time. Friendly and competent guides on the raft and in the safety canoe - knowledgeable about rafting and wildlife. Plenty of fruit and drinks when we took a break, and delicious lunch. great set of photos to buy at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some people we met told us to come. They were so right! First, every one here was so nice. We did the rafting with Donette who is really great. The rafting was fun and on top of that, Donette shared so generously his knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This place is much nicer than many of the larger tourist places near Fortuna, because It is smaller and simpler, ie more authentic. The prices are much more reasonable than elsewhere, and our boat guide, Donette, was simply amazing. You also need to visit the...More

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Luc, Thank you for your kind opinion, we are very happy you hay enjoyed our place and our services. Best regards,

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Just got back from a student tour with 16 kids and 9 adults. The whole group added this trip to our itinerary after we got there, on our guide’s recommendation. We were not disappointed! The guides were very knowledgeable about local plant and wildlife, and...More

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for the recommendation, and for your time to visit our place. We are very happy you have enjoyed your trip with us. We hope to see you again Best regards,

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We opted for the tame version and did a 2 hour safari float, which had a few rapids so prepare to get wet! It was great floating down the river, with occasional instructions to paddle! We floated past some deer and got very close to...More

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hello! Thank you for your opinion, very happy that you have enjoyed your day with us. Best regards!

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Friendliest staff ever. The staff went out of the way to make us feel welcome and provide us with the best service. We did the water rafting tour with Danotte who was out of this world, not only because he is an excellent rafter but...More

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hello! Excellent!, thank you very much for your opinion and recommendation. We work to give the best experience for everyone. Thank you for visiting us! We hope to see you again. Best regards

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We had an amazing experience with Aquas Bravas! From the moment we got there to the very end we had an enjoyable time. We have a special needs daughter who could not row and Donette made it possible for her to ride comfortably. He was...More

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for your kind opinion and for the recommendation. Very glad you have enjoyed your trip with us. Best regards, pura vida!

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Very good day with our kids (8 & 11) who discovered rafting. Everything was great: the guide, the rafting, lunch...

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gerencia100, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aguas Bravas Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hello, We are very happy that you have enjoyed your day with your family. We hope to see you again! Best regards,

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Mahesh J
3 November 2016|
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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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