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Rios Ecuador

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Established in 1996, Rios Ecuador is the original whitewater rafting and kayaking operator in Tena. We operate a range of adventures for families, beginners and experts on the Jatunyacu, Misahualli, Jondachi and Anzu rivers. Our fun, friendly...more
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Tarqui 230 and Dias de Pineda, Tena 150150, Ecuador
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Santiago Cisneros was our "captain" and David was our kayak spotter. I felt there was very good attention to safety. At one point a few of us were tossed out of the raft and we were well prepared for what to do. We were rescued...More

2  Thank Deb T
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2015

Hi Deb Thanks for your comment this is very importan for us, we hope to see you in the future, maybe in a river class IV Regards Rios Ecuador

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

we were going to come here for two days R and R after two weeks trekking and helping at a small community in the Amazon. When we arrived the accommodation was squalid and cramped and the facilities were extremely basic and overall to a poor...More

4  Thank Tom D
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2014

Dear Tom, We are very sorry the jungle tour did not meet your expectations. It is based out of a simple lodge that is very popular with groups like the school group you were leading and has been used by the company you arranged your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picked us up from Quito to Quijos river and back which is about 2 hours one way which was the only downside. We did a variety of rapids including class 4 and 5 rapids for about 4 hours in total. We went over rafting technique...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Rios Equador took very good care of my sister and I. We felt safe every step of the way. Their explanations were precise and clear. The equipment was in excellent order. They took care to build our confidence with every new challenge and by day...More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Myriam Thanks for you comments We are glad you and your sister enjoyed the trip. In a trip of this style we always try to generate the best possible confidence to reach the new challenges. Pancho and Rony are very good profesinals and entreteiners....More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

I live in Ecuador and go rafting 3-4 times a year. For the past 5 years I've used Rios Ecuador and I've never been let down. The quality of their guides, the attention to detail, and the emphasis on safety all make Rios Ecuador the...More

Thank EcuaMatt
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Matt Always is a pleassure to serve you. Thanks for trust in us for long time We are glad you had again a wonderful time in The Jatunyacu River. Even though it's the same river, the fun is different. See you soon for the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

I've been rafting several times but our guide Pancho during this trip was fantastic! Seriously.. so technical which made us feel extremely safe. Also super fun! I loved the fact that we had a space left on our boat and they brought a small kid...More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Daniel As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you enjoyed the trip, our guides knows what to do very well . I...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great Staff, fun activity! Qualified guides, nice picnic in the wild, thrilling action and still felt secure during the whole experience!More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Michel As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” The Jatunyacu is a very good option for everyone. We are glad you enjoyed the trip. Thanks...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed white water rafting with Pancho. He gave good directions and made the day fun. This activity was the highlight of our trip to Ecuador.More

Thank Tim G
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi Tim. Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” Thank you for that awesome review; we really appreciate it. We have a...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Banos and it took us more than three and a half hours in the bus to get to Tena but it was worth the trip a thousand times over! We have done white water rafting 3 times before. This was by far...More

Thank ecua18
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Dear paddler Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you enjoyed the rafting trip and the landscapes of...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

What a fun day!! with lots of adrenaline but not too much risk. My first time rafting an I enjoyed every minute. Our guide was great and I always felt safe. They took photos and did not charge extra for it. Very nice was the...More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Anne Thank you for sharing your positive experience. The Jatunyacu river is the best option for your first time rafting. it is great to hear what a good time you had on the river. Enjoy your pictures and thanks for come with us !!!!...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Top notch all the way. George was an amazing guide and the river was running high. Beautiful river, great water and a great company to work with.More

Thank Mitchell H
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Mitchell As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you enjoyed our rivers, Jorge is a good guy and very professional. Thansk for...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Rios Ecuador is partnered with Yachana Foundation and Lodge who we booked a 5 day, 4 night stay with. Instead of riding a bus/truck out to Yachana, there was an option to "raft in." The description stated, "no experience necessary" so I was expecting a...More

Thank Alexis D
santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Alexis As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are so happy you enjoyed the trip. The Jatunyacu is good for everyone. You are right...More

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Hii, yes, our guides speak English and they are certified by International Rafting Federation
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