A fantastic destination, Guanacaste is a great province to tour as you can find plenty of wonderful activities to enjoy. If you like, you can sit and relax along Guanacaste’s many beautiful beaches, or head up north to the Parque Nacional Santa Rosa and the Parque Nacional Guanacaste for an amazing adventure. With plenty do out here, one can never get bored. From swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing and surfing to horseback rides, trekking and wildlife watching, this province has it all.
Corobici RiverWhitewater rafting is also first class in Guanacaste, with a number of rafting opportunities to pick from. A great place to go whitewater rafting is on the Rio Corobici near Cañas. A Class I-II river, whitewater rafting here is perfect for people of all ages to enjoy. The scenery here is beautiful and with plenty of wildlife all around, the whitewater rafting in this area is truly a special experience. You can spot a number of rare birds living along the river as well as monkeys, iguanas and river otters. A safe river to raft on, the Rio Corobici has mild currents making the rafting experience here fun and enjoyable for everyone.
Ask for CredentialsWhen choosing a whitewater rafting company in Guanacaste, remember to ask them for credentials and client testimonials. Bill Beard's Adventure Travel Tours & Scuba Diving is one of the most popular tour operators in the area that offers whitewater rafting packages as well. Ask for a bilingual guide on your trip so that you can spot the local wildlife and always wear the life vest and safety helmet given to you. Also, make sure that you always follow your guide’s instructions precisely.
For the avid thrill seeking whitewater rafter there are multi-day trips and excursions to enjoy, while for novices, day trips are a great way to enjoy the whitewater rafting experience. Most whitewater rafting companies include a free meal and transportation to and from your hotel in their adventure packages. If you are an experienced whitewater rafter, you can even rent your own raft.
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