Rafting Savegre River Class II/III - Costa Rica for Kids
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Rafting Savegre River Class II/III

Paddles Up for a family adventure on the Savegre River. This COSTA RICA FOR TEENS tour will have your family traveling by bus for 1 hour and 20 minutes before you lay your eyes on the bountiful rapids of the Savegre River. This road trip to the rafting site offers picturesque views of African palm plantations, rural towns, small rivers, and the lush jungle. Your guide will gladly share information about Costa Rican culture and wildlife along the way with occasional stops for bathroom breaks and wildlife viewing.

Upon arriving at the put-in spot, you will receive a safety demonstration and get an opportunity to practice your paddling before getting into the river. The rafts in this Manuel Antonio tour are built for 6 passengers and guides will travel in kayaks alongside you to ensure your safety down the river. The Savegre River delivers class 3 rapids and is filled with bends and turns of excitement. Spend approximately 2 ½ hours in the raft taming the rapids, taking occasional stops to rest and admire some of the region’s beautiful flora and fauna. Towards the end of this Manuel Antonio rafting tour, the waters become calm and easy, allowing you to take a closer look at birds flying overhead and the colorful vegetation. This river boasts class 3 rapids all year long, during the dry season it can also provide some class 2 rapids.

After a short drive back to base camp, about 30 minutes, your family will arrive feeling energized and ready to fill your tummies with a delicious homemade Costa Rican lunch. Enjoy a hearty lunch with your family and wander the grounds to see all the tropical flora and fauna. Change rooms are available upon arrival to freshen up from the river before you dine.

What families love about this tour! Families with teens love taming the rapids together on this family team building adventure. Splash around in the class 3 rapids and remember to look up and around for wildlife along the river’s edge!

Zone: Central Pacific
Location: Manuel Antonio - See map

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What’s included

  • Transportation to/from Manuel Antonio area
  • All rafting equipment
  • Costa Rican lunch.
  • Fruits

What to bring

  • Hat or visor
  • Sunscreen
  • Repellent
  • Water sport sandals are recommended
  • Extra Clothes

Important Notes for Parents

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    Please watch your children at all times because rivers and their borders can be dangerous areas.
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    Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby at least 10 minutes prior to pick up time.



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Important Notes

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    Duration: Approx. 5.5 hours.
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    Children must be at least 8 years old to participate.

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