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Address: Iglesia Catolica de Fortuna, 1.5 Oeste | Iglesia Catolica de Fortuna, 1.5 Oeste, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2479 8200
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Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural...

Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural Costa Rican environment. For more than 20 years, we have been guiding birdwatching trips throughout northern Costa Rica. And, for the past 14 years, we've also been guiding canoe trips in Costa Rica, Vermont USA, Canada, and Nicaragua. Enjoy nature while observing wildlife on the river banks of Costa Rica with our safari tours in your choice of canoe, raft or kayak in Penas Blancas River. Or you may prefer to enjoy a panoramic view of the majestic Arenal Volcano by joining our Lake Arenal by canoe tour. If you would you like explore the nature of Costa Rica by foot, we offer walks to very recognized natural destination tours like Rio Celeste Hike, Cerro Chato Hike, and the majestic Arenal Volcano.

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USD 59.00*
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Half Day Rafting in Peñas Blancas River from La Fortuna
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USD 65.00*
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Day Trip to Unique Caño Negro from La Fortuna

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Cano Negro

Excellent tour - collected from hotel. Pace good for over-65. The only complaint was that there was little leg room in the rear of the transport - particularly difficult if you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent tour - collected from hotel. Pace good for over-65. The only complaint was that there was little leg room in the rear of the transport - particularly difficult if you are an older traveller. The guides were most knowledgeable on the wildlife and went to a great deal of trouble to explain the flora and fauna.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family friendly paddle on the Rio Penas Blancas. Full of monkeys, colorful birds, beautiful foliage, varied amphibians, and gorgeous butterflies. The guides take good care to offer information that keep all ages engaged and interested. Safe and scenic!! Pura Vida!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely brilliant tour! Our driver, Lopez, was very helpful and friendly. We went kayaking with Mario and we were so impressed with him. He made us feel safe and confident, his knowledge was fantastic and we could not have asked for a better trip. we can't praise Mario enough, thank you. So lovely to visit the ladies who made us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went on the safari rafting tour with Canoa Aventura. The guide and driver picked us up at our hotel and brought us (plus another couple) to the river. They provided bottled water and life jackets. Our guide, Steven, was perfectly bilingual and very knowledgeable. He also commandeered the raft very well. He spotted animals we NEVER would have seen,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had the best guide, Jorge, that made this trip a one of a kind experience! He spotted many exciting animals on our tour-monkeys with their babies, crocs, bats, birds, etc. He seemed very knowledgeable and personable. Everyone was very helpful and kind. We all highly recommend this tour!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the all day tour, 7:30am-10pm. At first we thought this might be a lot and a little spendy. However, I have to tell you it was one of my favorite days of our trip. Jorge our guide was the #1 best guide anyone could ask for. By the end of the day I felt a friendship with our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We used this company for a trip to the Arenal volcano to hike around parts of the area. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable of this history of the area in addition to the flora, fauna, and animals. Unfortunately we were unable to do the majority of the hike due to active lightning and thunderstorms but our tour guide did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Jorge #1 driver and Jorge the guide were fantastic! Could not recommend this tour option enough. Picked up on time, clean van with A/C and so friendly from the start! Got an explanation of the area on the way to the river. Jorge explained how to use the kayak safely at the start, hopped in... and 30 seconds later Jorge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Our family went on the Cano Negro tour in August. Our guide, Pierre, was extremely knowledgeable and a really interesting person to talk to. He not only pointed out animals but told us about their behavior, eating habits etc. (After this tour we rated all subsequent guides by whether they were as informative as Pierre. None were!) On the ride... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the kayak safari with Pedro yesterday and it was amazing! Pedro was so good at spotting the wildlife and showing us. He was super knowledgable and had plenty to say on the different species. We saw crocodiles, sloths, monkeys, lizards and more! The kayak tour has a stop at Don Pablo's farm, where we were... More 

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