Turrialba’s refreshing rivers cascade down the mountainsides winding through canyon cliffs creating epic rafting adventures on both the Pacuare and Pejibaye rivers. Bursting with nature, wildlife and friendly people, this area thrives under the towering Turrialba Volcano located in nearby Turrialba Volcano National Park. The active crater occasionally erupts putting on quite a show. Visitors to this small bustling city surrounded by tropical rainforests will discover an array of exciting activities including whitewater rafting, rappelling over waterfalls, mountain biking tours, horseback riding, or exploring an ancient archeological site called Guayabo de Turriabla, full of newly discovered mysterious ruins and artifacts. Even the cows enjoy living here as they produce the creamiest cheese for which Turrialba is famous! Located approximately 2 hours southeast of the capital city of San Jose.
You’ll be rappelling down several waterfalls and zipping across a pristine rainforest river canyon in this fun filled adventure. Canyoning is using the rappelling ropes to descend vertically down through waterfalls. Canyoning and rappelling are excellent ways to reach out and touch the adventure that will get your adrenaline pumping. Your tour begins when you are picked up from your h ...
Suggested age range: 7+
This fascinating guided hike allows you to explore one of Costa Rica’s most mysterious ancient archeological sites where discoveries are still being made. A very large civilization existed at this site and scientist are keen to learn more about the beliefs and lifestyle of the people who later vanished to find out what may have happened.Your day will begin when you are picked up from y ...
Suggested age range: 1+
Adventure, Extreme, Rafting
White water rafting enthusiasts from around the world visit Costa Rica just to experience the excitement of the Pacuare River. Its Class lll and Class lV rapids wind through ever-changing landscapes from pristine rainforests to rock canyons.Your day will begin when you are picked up at your hotel and driven to the Rio Pacuare for a fun packed day riding the rapids. Your experienced rafti ...
Suggested age range: 12+
Rafting on the scenic Pejibaye River is a perfect family whitewater adventure with occasional Class ll and Class lll rapids. You’ll be accompanied by your river guide who will see you safely through the waves as you experience the thrill of river rafting. The tour will begin when you are picked up from your hotel then driven past agriculture farms and coffee plantations to the edge of ...
Suggested age range: 8+
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