Pacuare River, Cartago

4.6
#2 of 7 in Parks in Cartago
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 Cartago online trip itinerary maker to visit Pacuare River on your trip to Cartago, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • One of the best rivers in the world for the practice of rafting, offers rapids with falls of level 1, 2, 3 and 4. The landscapes are breathtaking and the adrenaline runs rampant. Valley!
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  • We were taken down here by the Pacuare Lodge and it was really good. We went in mid March so the river was quite low which made for a slower and more technical descent. But there were still amazing go...  more »
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