What is Rafting?


So you’re grabbing a paddle  a helmet and a life jacket and heading out to take on the raging river rapids in BALSA  RIVER, SARAPIQUI RIVER, TORO RIVER OR PEÑAS BLANCAS RIVER ? Lucky you! 

With just so many mountainous, rivers across the Costa Rica, rafting, tubing and  kayaking it just makes all the sense in the world to do this amazing adventures right in the middle of the jungle in the northern zone La Fortuna Arenal volcano area
No doubt about it is the best adventure in Costa Rica, where we do it ? Close to the base of the majestic Arenal volcano right in the jungle of  la Fortuna, Costa Rica.

Enjoy Our Range of Activities!

Getting an adrenaline bump and having a great time outdoors with costa rica descents c.O, and it is highly guaranteed that you will have a great experience with us,…It is just spectacular to enjoy all the activities that we offer like:

Enjoy either of our awesome adventures:

  • ATV Adventure
  • Cayoning
  • Horseback to Waterfall
  • Caves
  • Safari Float
  • Extreme Hike
  • Hanging Bridges
  • Hike
  • Boat Tour
  • Surfig
  • Scuba Daving
  • Canopy


Outdoor Activities

Pro Instructors

Years of Experience


Terrific Family Rafting Adventure – Four of us (Mom, Dad, two daughters – 14 and 16) had a great time rafting on the Balsa River. Our guide, Orlando, was superb – competent, safe, funny, knowledgeable and spoke English well. In short, he was everything we’d want in a boat guide. We also recommend Michael (the fun office…

Coy D

Great outfitter company. Kept us safe while we had an awesome time. Thanks Tom for the time of a life, you’re a great guide!

Claudia W

Just wanted to let you know, our day with Costa Rica Descents was the highlight of our trip. Orlando was an exceptional guide and ambassador, making us feel welcome, enthusiastically teaching us about everything; language, customs, wildlife, plants and the river. The home cooked meal prepared from the garden at your home base in La…

Chris Black

I booked all my tours with Costa Rica Descents during my trip in La Fortuna. The staff is super friendly and helpful. The water rafting tour was a blast! Our guide was hilarious and he explained the instructions thoroughly and with lots of humor. Turns out he’s competing to represent Costa Rica in the rafting…

Dessi Mia C

We went on the white water rafting experience with Costa Rica Descents and had one of the best days ever! From 8:30 to 2:30 we enjoyed every single second of our time with Tom the tour guide, and the other staff. Everyone was knowledgeable about wildlife and the area of La Fortuna, and our lovely…

Mr. Smith