Costa Rica Whitewater River Rafting - Sarapiqui White Water Rafting Tour
Costa Rica White Water Rafting class 2 and 3
White Water Rafting Tour (Class 4 rapids)
Hacienda Pozo Azul River Safari
Two day Rafting adventure
The Sarapiquí River
The Sarapiquí river is known as the scenic river of Costa Rica's tropical rain forest, has its origin on the Deception Depression between the Poás and Barba volcanoes and runs for 85 Kms (53 Miles) to the San Juan River ,border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua.
It is used for rafting through 35 Kilometers, with all the range of difficulty in three different sections. Hacienda Pozo Azul is located right at the put in of class III with the river flowing for 2 miles right through the middle of the Hacienda.
The three sections run from 1200 ft of altitude and a flow volume of around 1,300 ft3/second with difficulty of class IV and V to a final altitude of 100 ft and a flow rate of 5,000 ft3/second and difficulty of class I.
Hacienda Pozo Azul is a member of the Costa Rica AOA (Asociación de Operadores de Aventura), additionally we are members of the American Outdoor , our operating procedures , guides and equipment are approved and certify by Costa Rican Tourist Board ICT
The three sections we run are as follows:
For 50 years the Sarapiquí River was the route to travel to and from Costa Rica , a 60 Miles horse or oxcart ride to Puerto Viejo, followed by boat ride to the San Juan River where river steamships belonging to Mr. Cornelius Vanderbilt's Transit Company transporting forty-niners from New York to San Francisco would move people and freight
White water rafting has been practiced since the 70's and today Sarapiquí is one of the popular rivers to practice this exciting adventure, and it is known as the clean and scenic river of Costa Rica.