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Pacuare River, Costa Rica

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#55 of 90 in Nature in Costa Rica
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Take the opportunity to see a variety of animals and pristine scenery as you navigate down the crystal clear waters of Pacuare River. Lush tropical rainforest surrounds the river, which stretches for over 129 km (80 mi) and plays home to countless exotic animals. Enjoy the combination of calm water and rapids as you raft down the river. Take advantage of the calmer parts and look out for exotic wildlife along the banks including monkeys, sloths, and toucans. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Tres Equis holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Pacuare River and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A truly spectacular and pristine river with waterfalls, jungle and local indigenous people. Good for seeing butterflies and birdlife.  more »
  • Wow what a great adventure! We had our own private guide for our week long trip so we were fortunate enough for it to be just our family, David (Roots tours from tortuguero) and Expladores Outdoors le...  more »
  • Incredible experience, they pick up us in Puerto Viejo and drop off us in La Fortuna, so we save time and money doing this. The river has beautiful views and clean and refreshing water. All the guides...  more »