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Wave Expeditions

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Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica. WAVE Expeditions is BEST option for all your favorite outdoor activites in one location. Arenal is the...more
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Hours Today: 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 7262
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had great guides and the river was challenging but fun. Views were excellent and the weather and water was great.

Thank cscout1114
waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Cscout! Thanks for your kind review... Hope to see you again next year!. Pura Vida!, The Wave Staff.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Pura Vida!!! Thank you, Mauricio and Ricardo! Our ziplining adventure was FABULOUS! As for our river rafting trip- TOTALLY AWESOME! Our guide, Jairo was totally in control and a great guide! We all plan on coming back for a repeat with Wave! This was by...More

Thank Voyager774178
waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Nailed it!. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Zipline and Rafting combo... this is one of our fav activities... from high to water, is sure to be the highlight of your stay in La Fortuna. We hope to see you again next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This package was very good. We were picked up from out hotel in La Fortuna around 7 am and dropped off at the zipline facility. The tour is for 7 ziplines, several of which are especially thrilling. The zipline staff was incredible. We were then...More

Thank kolenkom66
waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our Zipline and Rafting combo. Hope to see you again next year... thanks for recommending us!. The Wave Staff.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd never done white water rafting before but what a thrilling thing to experience with your family (wife, 15, 18 and 21 year old). The tour company were very professional and there were plenty of thrills and lovely scenery to enjoy as we went down...More

Thank Mark L
waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark! Thanks for your kind review. We´re glad to hear that you enjoyed your Rafting Day! We hope to see you again next time... maybe class IV? Pura Vida! The Wave Staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't visit Costa Rica without ziplining or visiting the rainforest. With this package, you get to experience both with non-stop adrenaline. Fabian, Marcos and Paz were our ziplining guides. These guys were the best - other than ensuring our safety throughout each line, they...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time Zip Lining and Rafting, and these adventure blew me away! Our day started off with zip lining. Fabian, Marcos, and Paz walked us through the rules and safety. These guys were awesome! They were all funny and good at keeping...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MUST DO if you are visiting El Arenal. This is an all day unforgettable tour! Be ready to get soaked. If you have a GoPro, take your helmet clip!!!

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ziplining was first on our agenda of adventure and it was a hell of a way to wake us up. Fabian, Marcos and Paz were excellent tour guides, funny, pleasant and very informative on our surroundings. They made us feel safe and took our fears...More

Thank Diana F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the bus wasn’t punctual picking us up, I still highly recommend this tour. The zip lines were exhilarating. The two tour guides at the zip line company made us feel secure, gave trips and tricks, and joked along the way. We didn’t have time...More

Thank sclatanoff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favorite, most fun and adventurous day in Costa Rica, and we did EVERYTHING while there!! The tour guides, from the bus driver and host thereon (Dias) to our rafting expert/lead (Jeffrey aka Cachorro), were SO awesome! The ziplining, while rainy on our...More

Thank anitalim33
waveexpedition, Public Relations Manager at Wave Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Zip lining and Rafting combo is one of our best adventure!... it´s a great combination and sure a must do during your stay in Arenal. We loved to hear these nice comments and we really hope to see you again on your next stay in...More

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Mayra P
13 July 2018|
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Response from sarahspiro | Reviewed this property |
It was raining when we went rafting and they said it makes it better because the water levels are higher. We zip lined with another company while it was raining and it was still a lot of fun, just a bit more muddy.
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hdnabers
12 July 2018|
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Response from waveexpedition | Property representative |
Hi Hdnabers!, Thanks for contacting us. Ziplining & Rafting combo is sure to be the highlight of your stay in La Fortuna!. With a minimum of 3 people, we can offer you to start at 10:30 am with the Rafting tour and... More
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laura H
10 March 2018|
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Response from roscoepcoltrane | Reviewed this property |
You’ll be fine with that. There’s a bit of walking but nothing too long. You have to wear a harness the entire time that goes around both legs so shorts should be long enough for the straps to go over them. Harness might not... More
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