La Fortuna
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Our most recommended La Fortuna Canoe & Kayak Tours

  • Arenal Lake: Kayaking and Bird Watching Experience

    1. Arenal Lake: Kayaking and Bird Watching Experience

    Your Arenal Lake tour starts with a 25-minute drive from your hotel. Throughout the drive, your guide will provide you with a brief idea of the logistics of the tour. Before you start kayaking on the lake, your guide will give you a safety orientation talk and will teach you how to maneuver the kayaks. You will then begin your 2-hour journey kayaking on the lake. Stopping for a snack of fresh local fruit after paddling for 1.5-hours. Experience the inspiring beauty and tranquility as you glide across the mystic waters of the Arenal Lake, Costa Rica’s largest and most breathtaking lake. You can enjoy the spectacular views of the powerful Arenal Volcano. Paddling these calm waters will give you the opportunity to enjoy the wildlife that surrounds the lake such as monkeys, iguanas and a large number of tropical birds. The beauty and energy of this amazing Arenal Volcano will truly penetra...

  • Arenal Whitewater Rafting Family-Friendly Tour

    2. Arenal Whitewater Rafting Family-Friendly Tour

    Get the blood pumping on this half-day tour rafting some of Costa Rica’s best whitewater runs in La Fortuna. The Balsa River is a great option for families and beginners. After meeting with your river guide you will drive 30 minutes to the spot where the fun begins! You guides will explain safety procedures and show you how to operate the safety equipment before embarking along the river. Take the plunge down the spectacular class 2 and 3 tropical river as you enjoy up to 2 exhilarating hours and 6 miles (10 kilometers) of whitewater action. Get wet-and-wild through rapids such as “Magnetic Rock” and “Dredges.” Enjoy a swim, feast on some fresh tropical fruits and savor refreshing cold drinks, followed by a hearty Costa Rican lunch at the end of your journey. The trip can be booked as part of the Arenal Rafting Link option, with a pick-up in San Jose, plus rafting and drop-off in La ...

  • Lake Arenal Kayaking Tour

    3. Lake Arenal Kayaking Tour

    Discover Central America’s second largest lake on this 2-hour kayaking tour of Lake Arenal. This trip gives you the best views of the Arenal Volcano and you’ll get to see the fantastic Costa Rican wildlife from your boat. Observe different species of birds such as flycatchers, kingfishers, great blue herons, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, and toucans. This tour is ideal for any amateur or experienced birdwatcher. You may also hear howler monkeys calling from the rainforest. The rainforest ecosystem that encompasses Lake Arenal is hugely diverse. There are over 2000 species of plants, 300 types of bird, and 120 mammals including jaguars, tapirs, and quetzals. This tour is ideal for those who wish to see Costa Rica’s diverse flora and fauna.

  • Lake Arenal: Kayaking and Biking Combo Tour

    4. Lake Arenal: Kayaking and Biking Combo Tour

    Explore and discover Costa Rica by water and land with this combo tour of Lake Arenal. Enjoy the unique experience of mountain biking through lush forest and gliding across the mystic waters of the Arenal lake all while reveling in the extraordinary beauty of the Arenal Volcano.    First, enjoy a 2-hour kayak across Lake Arenal and its surrounding islands. Keep an eye out for local birds such as ospreys, kingfishers, and neotropic cormorants. You will also have the opportunity to spot wildlife such as howler monkeys, spider monkeys, white-nosed coatis and sloths. Once you are finished kayaking, relax lakeside and enjoy a light fruit and power bar picnic before setting out on your mountain biking adventure through natural paths, traditional Costa Rican neighborhoods and small rivers.

  • Arenal Volcano Raft and ATV Tour Adventure

    5. Arenal Volcano Raft and ATV Tour Adventure

    Get the best Adventure Tour in Costa Rica. Start your day with a bang with our Rafting and ATV Adventure Combo in Arenal. In the morning, the guide will pick you up at your hotel for your adventure. After safety instructions and a bit of practice you’ll soon be off and running. You will feel the power of the La Fortuna Waterfall and experience the beauty of the canyon walls on your morning ATV Quad tour. Relish breathtaking views of Arenal Volcano as you pass through tropical plantations of banana, papaya, yucca, avocado along with black pepper and fruit trees. Next stop, white water rafting in Rio Balsa. Your rafting guide will teach you everything you need to know and give you some time to demonstrate your skills before taking off on an action-packed two hour rafting tour, which winds through the heart of the Rainforest. Known for its fun, thrilling white water rapids including magneti...

  • Arenal: Safari Kayak & Wildlife

    6. Arenal: Safari Kayak & Wildlife

    Get your hands wet and experience the thrill of navigating your own kayak while you journey downstream soaking in the rich wildlife and undeniable beauty surrounding the Peñas Blancas River. After a 25 minute drive, you will arrive at the Peñas Blancas River. Before your tour begins your guide will instruct you on how to use the kayaks and the wildlife tour ahead of you. After the orientation provided by your guide, you will begin your 2-hour journey. Upon exiting the river you will visit “The Hidalgo Family Home” where you will have the opportunity to experience and appreciate a piece of Costa Rican culture and get a taste of a traditional Costa Rican snack. Even if you are a first-timer you can feel confident kayaking with your professional naturalist guide. Their instructions will allow you to maximize your time on the river to enjoy the copious amount of inhabitants along the river...

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What people are saying about La Fortuna

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

Our guide, Gusy, was excellent. Felt safe the entire time. We had a blast.