Pacuare River, Costa Rica

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#46 of 93 in Nature in Costa Rica
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. Use our Tres Equis online trip itinerary maker to visit Pacuare River on your trip to Tres Equis, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I'm the third experience of descent of the Río Pacuare but whenever I like more and more. I like not only to the rapids and eddies formed by the current, I like especially for the external environment, that out of the waters. It is so still and full of changes at the same time. The waterfalls that flow into the river vary according to the flow of waters and even animals along the banks have their own particular hydro-rtmo. Everything speaks of nature here, although we are on Board of boats that plastic, plastic already that should be abolished to bring the river still and full of changes.
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  • We are rafting from hotel El Rio in Turrialba settled. Also an excellent hotel to stay for a low price. As for the rafting we have for $65 p. p had a great experience, this was the cheapest option that we have heard. We sat in a small boat and five had a nice guide that all sorts of creative things figured out. Delicious piece of fruit in between at a beautiful waterfall and afterwards was also delicious and filling. Take sunscreen, you have little need for the morning. Photos can you post purchase.
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  • In August, my undergrad student and I enjoyed a one-day trip on the Rio Pacuare with Rios Tropicales. We were picked up at 5:20 AM in Santa Ana (not our hotel but a 5-minute Uber ride away), picked up...  more »

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