Founded in 1985, Rios Tropicales is a leader in rafting and adventure tours in Costa Rica. When you travel with us, you have decades of experience, service excellence and an impeccable safety record backing you. What’s more, National Geographic Adventure named us the Best Outfitter on Earth and awarded our Rios Tropicales Lodge for our positive impact on the environment. All our rafting guides are bilingual and are trained and certified to International Rafting Federation standards.
Costa Rica is the natural & adventure gem of Central America. Lose yourself in the lush rainforest, on pristine rivers, or along sparkling coastlines with exotic birds & wildlife at every turn. Start exploring authentic Costa Rica adventures.
A simple dream in 1985 to pursue a love of paddling, provide jobs to fellow Costa Ricans, and support rainforest protection developed into Rios Tropicales, Costa Rica’s award-winning adventure company and geotourism leader.
The 2-day raft trip surpassed our expectations and was the highlight of our amazing trip to Costa Rica. The guide (Ricardo) made this trip as awesome as it was! He was funny, informative, fun, made us feel very safe. Thank you
More than, expect. Food was 5 star. Fantastic!! Surpassed expectations! Johnny, Enzo and Ricardo are first class.
This was a fantastic experience! Ricardo and Esteban were fantastic guides!
Fantastic day! Fantastic staff. Recommend even if you have never rafted before
Great experience. I will recommend to friends!
It was a lot of fun. Great food. Really enjoyed the river. Our guide was great! He had a lot of knowledge about the area and felt very safe and confident. Thank you!
Ricardo was outstanding. Above and beyond all expectations. We travel often and this was one of our best experiences!!!
Johnny was the best. We felt very safe and entertained the entire time. Will definitely recommended!
Maravilloso todo, sigan esforzándose así porque dejan nuestro país muy en alto. ¡Gracias!
Number of Trees Planted Since 2000
Ecotourism & Sustainability Awards Won
Tons of Carbon Mitigated Annually at Rainforest Reserve
Guests Introduced to Costa Rica Rivers since 1985