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Río Peñas Blancas

Río Peñas Blancas: Our most recommended tours and activities

La Fortuna: Wildlife Safari Experience by Kayak

1. La Fortuna: Wildlife Safari Experience by Kayak

Float down by kayak (previous experience required) and paddle the quiet waters of the Peñas Blancas river. Surrounded by a rich ecosystem, ideal to observe monkeys, birds, sloths, caimans, iguanas and various other species. So be prepared to enjoy the tropical rain forest Personalized service, small groups, flexible start, wildlife spotting, kids and family friendly. Don't miss this once in a lifetime experience. NOTE: Please keep in mind that for security reasons if the weather, level of the water and currents are not adequate, trip will be done on a raft as the guide can control.

La Fortuna: *TOP* Wildlife Safari Experience by Raft

2. La Fortuna: *TOP* Wildlife Safari Experience by Raft

Traverse the lush Costa Rican wilderness on a raft tour down Peñas Blancas river. Get picked up from your hotel in La Fortuna and head to the town of La Perla for an adventure of discovering native flora and fauna in a tropical paradise. Sail solo or in pairs at an easy pace to take in the scenery. Leave the crowds behind for a few hours of peace surrounded by nature. Your driver will bring you to La Perla where you’ll get a quick safety briefing before making your way to the river. The certified instructors will help you get comfortable with the raft and paddle, then it’s time to set off. Let the gentle current carry you down Peñas Blancas and hear from your guide about the thriving wildlife who call this forest their home. Watch the river bank closely to observe howler and capuchin monkeys, birds, sloths, caimans, iguanas, and more. Try some local beers and fresh fruit to keep you energized during your paddle. Make use of the breaks to take some memorable photos and focus on the trees to spot the shy animals.

From La Fortuna: Penas Blancas River Float Guided Day Trip

3. From La Fortuna: Penas Blancas River Float Guided Day Trip

Encounter the plants and animals of the rainforest as you embark on a river float guided day trip from La Fortuna. Enjoy pickup from your accommodation, keep your eyes out for animals, and finish your experience with a stop at a riverside farm for refreshments. After pickup from your accommodation in La Fortuna, get onboard the float for a tranquil journey through Costa Rica's wildlife. Admire the rainforest atmosphere of the Peñas Blancas River as you feel all the sensations of the tropical setting. Keep an eye out for sloths, howler and white-faced monkeys, caimans, iguanas, and a wide variety of colorful bird species. Marvel at the lizards, some of which even walk on water. See the crocodiles, who often dive into the water as you pass by. Learn all about the eco-system of the river in the company of your naturalist guide. At the end of your float, stop at an authentic riverside farm for a locally-prepared snack and a cup of coffee before returning to your accommodation..

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What people are saying about Río Peñas Blancas

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Pick up went well. Good introduction to the subject with the appropriate equipment. The guide, Joshua, is really great. Has excellent specialist knowledge which he is also good at imparting. He finds the animals with a sure eye and lures them with authentic calls. We particularly liked the calm and relaxed nature of the raft trip. Finishing off with a snack and drinks was really nice. We can highly recommend the tour.

A great tour with great guides. We were a small group with a total of 4 people + guide and had a wonderful and relaxing time in the kayak. And we were lucky with the animals too! Absolute recommendation, great team. Gladly again