Whitewater Rafting - Manuel Antonio Costa Rica.

Rafting tour on the Savegre River: Class II – III

This five hours tour runs the river section from Rio Blanco to El Dique for about 12 Km. This is a II & III rivers class, which is perfect for families or intermediate rafters with previous experience. They will pick you up between 7:30 am y 8:15 am (Breakfast is not included) and travel for about 90 minutes in our air-conditioned bus to the river.

Once by the river, the guides will provide you the equipment necessary and deliver the safety rules and guidelines to be followed during the tour.

There is a stop halfway down the river for a swim and have snacks and fruits at a beautiful virgin waterfall. At the end of the journey, you will be provided with a clean dry towel and a cold beer before heading to the restaurant where you can change to dry clothes and enjoy a nice costarican style lunch while our photographers show a presentation of the pictures of the day. You will be returned to the hotels around 3 pm.


Lunch, fruits and snacks,
Dry towel & cold beer after the tour
Professional photographer (Cash if you want to buy the photos and to tip your guides)
ICT professionally trained bilingual guides,
All equipment


8:30 am - 1:30 pm

What to bring

Light clothing (change of clothes)
Tennis shoes
Flip flop sandals (to change after the tour)

Possible sightings


What is the minimum age for white water rafting?

The minimum recommended age for rafting is around 7 years but the most important thing is to know how to swim or not be afraid of water that will be what determines if the person manages to have a good time and enjoy or have a not very pleasant experience.

What are the precautions to be taken with children to go rafting?

For this activity it is necessary to have the corresponding vests for children and anyone but the most important thing is to make sure that the vests are well adjusted in another way it is not recommended that the tour be allowed for the children.


Is it necessary to have experience?

For this type of river that is class 2 and class 3, it is not a requirement to know how to swim, with not having fear of water, lifejackets will be enough since they are rivers especially for beginners or for families who want to enjoy a good experience on the river with Nice views and a bit of adrenaline too.

The rafting guides will give instructions prior to the tour in this way the journey during activity will be a team work and not individual, also the vast majority of these adventures it is not necessary to have previous experience since the difficulty of the tours vary with the different types of river.


How rivers are classified for white water rafting?

The Rivers are divided from 1 to 5 commercially and 2 or 3 are for beginners and are suitable for anyone without needing previous experience including class 4 as long as the instructions of the rafting guides are followed.