Tenorio River Rafting, Guanacaste

Tenorio River Rafting
Class III - IV

Tenorio River Rafting in Guanacaste will take you through an adrenaline adventure, that you will never forget. The Tenorio River will test your courage with its rapids in Class III and IV, irregular and medium waves, fast rapids in class III; intense and powerful yet predictable in class IV.

Guanacaste features a distinctive dry tropical climate and remains largely undiscovered by foreign visitors. Yet it offers natural treasures, including seven national parks and three wildlife reserves. This makes out of this province “the place” to enjoy the wild rapids of the Tenorio. For those already rafters, this trip is a must.

Tenorio River Rafting continues challenges await you as you plunge through twists, turns, and drops down 8 miles of intense, challenging rapids.

Tenorio River Rafting Class III-IV starts at 9:00 a.m., from the operation center. From here, we’ll hit the road and go to the river, located half an hour from the operation center (paved and dirt road). Once in the place, the guide’s team will have the safety equipment ready along with the river safety talk.

Tenorio River Rafting lasts for about 2 ½ hours and includes a river snack at the end. Fresh fruits, cookies, natural beverages, and water will be served. After the snack, you will make the 55-minute drive to get to the operation center. There you will have a delicious hot lunch waiting, also you can use the restrooms and changing rooms.

All guests are provided with the necessary safety equipment, to make this tour a great but safe experience. The Tenorio River Whitewater Rafting has everything on it, you can find a 12 feet drop (class V), one of its kind. It is essential to mention that this drop and some of the most intense rapids can or cannot be run. Letting you this way, take only specific challenges.

Due to its strategic location, this is a pure magic trip, with unsurpassed beauty, and stunning wildlife scenery that will take your breath away. All our Guanacaste tours offer you private transportation, this way, we can give you a customized experience, and at the same time, we care about your safety.  This way, we allow you to change itineraries (if possible), make stops along the way, and enjoy the day at your own pace, without a rush.

All our Guanacaste Tours depart from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, and Four Seasons Peninsula. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 

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From Coco Beach, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels,  Secrets Papagayo, El Mangroove, Occidental Papagayo & Villas del Sol.  As well from Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo & Four Seasons Costa Rica

Tenorio River Rafting

w/ Shared Transportation
$ 150 per person
  • Rate Plus Taxes

Tenorio River Rafting

w/ Private Transportation
$ 210 per person / 2 guests min.
  • $190 / 4+ guests
  • $180 / 6+ guests
  • Rate Plus Taxes

From Flamingo, Tamarindo Beach, Conchal & Potrero              please add $20 p.p

Includes Transportation, Bilingual guide, lunch, snacks, water, and fruit juice.

What to bring: Swimsuit, tennis or water shoes for the rafting, sandals, rain gear, insect repellent, plastic bag, change of clothes, and towel.

Duration: 9 Hours approx.

Children over 10 years old.

Taxes are not included.


Daily departures.

2 guests min. to operate the tour.

Rafting Level: III / IV  / Moderate

*Note: If you suffer from high or low-pressure problems, asthma, or any heart problem, please let our guide know and bring your medication with you. As well, if you have any knees, hip, and back problems that are difficult for you to hike, it is necessary that your info to us before taking the tour.

All participants must be in good physical condition.


Tenorio River Rafting

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