Pacuare River 2 day
Prívate only 6 people minimum
The world famous Pacuare River is one of the finest choices for your adventures in Costa Rica. PRO Rafting CR offers whitewater private trips in this amazing river. This 2 day expedition offers you a perfect blend of untamed nature, beauty and exciting white water.
Pacuare is world renoun for its pristine rainforest with an amazing river gorge and scenic waterfalls all along its 15 miles. This experience is truly off the beaten path and gives unique chance to let you connect with nature. Wildlife is diverse and abundant, with sloth, toucans, parrots, coatis, morpho butterflies and colorful frogs being common sights.
The pacuare river has carved its way through boulder gardens and gorges this make for moderate challenging river, but it has a lot rapids, and very continous at time. Upon arrival to the river we will meet up with our team and gear you up. “life jacket, helmet and paddle and then brief you with a full safety and paddle talk” Start paddling Because its time to take on some rapids.
The first half of day one consist of fun class II III rapids which is a perfect time to warm up and work your river skills and gain confidence in your team. Later on our journey we will start running bigger rapids inside the famous Pacuare River Gorge, which is 5 miles of some of the best white water Costa Rica has to offer. The rapids here are “Terciopelo snake”, “Double drop”, “Upper and Lower Huacas”, “Pin ball” and many more. You will also see the Huacas watefall, a 150 foot dramatic drop into the river.
After the gorge the rivers opens up to a 6 mile stretch on The Pacuare Valley this gives you the chance to rest a bit and take the opportinity to do some wildlife spotting. The main rapids here are “Cimarrones”, “The Play Hole”, “El Indio” and “Magnetic Rock”. The forest remains just as lush, and the rapids just as fun.
DestinationPacuare River Atlantic-Caribian
Departure Time5. 5.20 pickup time (central valley,san jose )
(Transportation from Jaco-arenal-puerto viejo, etc at an additional cost)
Tour Length 04 hours approx.
season may to December
What to bring
and WEAROvernight clothes, personal items, head lamp in a day pack of small drybag.SwimsuitClothes (lodge and night wear)SunscreenWater bottle.Water shoes, old tennis shoes or sandals with ankle straps. No flip flops.
IncludedProfessional friendly guidesAll meals (alcohol not included )Specialized gearRound trip transportation from San José Central Valley Ñ
Not IncludedPhoto serviceGuide gratuity
Calendar (River Scale)
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Rating Levels for Whitewater Rapids
Standard (River Scale)
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