Today you will embark on a full day of adventure. The morning will start off with a whitewater rafting adventure and the afternoon will be spent in a rainforest canyon as you rappel down waterfalls!
After being picked up from your La Fortuna hotel, you will be brought to the river for your first adventure. The morning whitewater rafting tour is provided by Costa Rican Descents on the Rio Balsa. This is one of the most popular whitewater rafting rivers in Costa Rica, providing a nearly continuous run of class II and III rapids through the scenic.
The tour starts off with a safety and instructional course and you will be fitted with a life jacket and helmet. Your guide will then navigate you through thrills and spills along this awesome river. In total, you will spend about 1.5 to 2 hours on the river.
After the rafting tour you will be brought to the Lands in Love facilities for the rappelling adventure. Once the guide and tour is ready you will be suited up with safety gear and provided with an instructional course for canyoning.
Following the training you will make your way down to the canyoning course. This thrilling adventure provides a total of five rappels including one from a hanging bridge, another from a tree and three more in the waterfall! The tour also includes a Tarzan Swing and the wraps up with either a tractor wagon or horseback ride through the cloud forest, back to the main facility.
Please note that while this tour is administered by Lands in Love, Costa Rican Descents is a separate company that provides the rafting portion. This sometimes causes delays between tours. THIS PROVIDER FREQUENTLY HAS LATE TRANSPORTATION AND LONG WAITS, IN ADDITION TO THE RAPPELLING TOUR BEING OPERATED IN AN AREA FURTHER FROM LA FORTUNA. If you prefer a more continuous experience we recommend the Rappelling and Rafting Combo with Wave and Pure Trek.
After the tour lunch will be provided (this is sometimes offered between tours) and you will be returned to your hotel. This is not a tour for everybody, but perfect for anybody looking for an adventurous day of thrills and spills. Please inform us if you weigh over 225 pounds as restrictions may apply. In addition to lunch and transportation this full day adventure includes guides, equipment, snacks, drinks, and loads of fun!
- Whitewater rafting class II and III rapids on the Rio Balsa
- Canyoning and waterfall rappelling in the cloud forest
- Tarzan Swing