Aguas Bravas is your best choice; this rafting and tour company operates throughout Costa Rica, with over 20 years of experience in the best rivers throughout this tropical paradise. Aguas Bravas prides itself on offering unique high quality tours in small group experiences, which emphasize eco-friendly adventures and provide opportunities for you to meet local people, eat local cuisine, and learn about the traditions and culture of this small but beautiful country. Aguas Bravas operates in different zones throughout Costa Rica. Some of the rafting tours offered are the Toro, Balsa and Peñas Blancas Rivers in the Arenal region.
They also run tours on the Puerto Viejo and Chirripo Rivers in the Guapiles region near San Jose. Aguas Bravas was started in 1992, by Jan Reiman Soto, who still owns and operates the company today. His vision has always been to allow visitors to discover the beauties of Costa Rica and the thrill of whitewater rafting and other adventure sports all in harmony with nature. As the years have gone by, they have branched out to include other adventure and culture tour options as well as complete travel planning in Costa Rica; helping clients to discover many other hidden gems throughout the country, in everything from tours and activities, to lodging, transportation options, restaurants, and much more. Aguas Bravas is characterized by offering excellent customer service right from the reservation process on, and fully customizable adventures to make sure you get just what you are looking for. They know that you have a lot invested in your vacation; time, money, expectations, and dreams…. They work to be sure you turn your vacation dreams into lifelong memories.
They strive to show their clients that they can live through adventures like these while respecting nature, interacting with it and learning from it, which we consider to be essential for our human survival. They do all of these while following strict safety regulations and following the themes of enjoyment, learning, commitment and security.
Rafting group in the wild river
Our central offices are in San José and we run rafting tours on the CHIRRIPO, PUERTO VIEJO, SARAPIQUI, and TORO rivers right out of the capital city.
We start our tours by picking up customers from their San José hotels and driving them in comfortable buses to the rivers that we raft. The trip takes us through the exuberant Braulio Carrillo National Park, which is highly known for its panoramic views and majestic flora. This park is known as one of the most complete in Costa Rica.
This drive is an essential part of our tour as we drive to the adjacent rivers northeast from the Park. If your final destination happens to be the Arenal volcano, we can arrange to transfer you to our other operational zone that is located near the skirts of the volcano.
We offer from San Jose:
1) CLASS III CHIRRIPO
2) SAFARI or FLOATING clase I
3) COMBO CANOPY and RAFTING
4) CLASS III RIVER CHIRRIPO
Arenal Volcano and its surrounding area is one of the most visited places in Costa Rica. At the foot of this active volcano, the landscape becomes beautifully imposing, especially at night when one can observe steaming lava steaming from the skirts of this monumental volcano. There are a great variety of hotels that away the traveler who chooses tl visit this mystical place.
The attractions include not only the volcano but also many a tourism activity and nature-related fun. Among the many attractions are nature hikes, horseback riding, hanging bridges, bungee jumping, canopy tours and the beatiful Peñas Blancas, Balsa and Toto rivers that we raft.
We also offer:
1)RAFTING CLASS III.
2) CLASS TORO RIVER
3)SAFARI PEÑAS BLANCAS.