SOME EXTRA TIPS
Tire travel in rivers is a native activity of many areas of the country and Sarapiqui is a great example of that, so we offer the opportunity to enjoy this fun and safe adventure for anyone.
Many local families enjoy every weekend recreation time on the banks of the River Sarapiqui and this encourages those young people in the community who want to experiment with adventure to use their first resourse for new and fun adventures in the river. Hence, our tire tour is a way to offer visitors the opportunity to experience a very native and cultural activity in the area.
To ensure the enjoyment and safety of the trip, we have chosen the Sardinal river, a section that begins in the community of Las Palmitas and ends at the Hotel La Quinta. The whole course is about 4 kilometers with rapids class I and I +, very low difficulty.
The equipment you use is a tire specially designed for this activity, which has handles and deck system by placing it in the river, filled with water and prevents the tire from tipping, which makes it very stable and safe.
The adventure begins with a 25 minute minibus to the place where the activity begins. Once there, the guide will give safety instructions and then the descent, which take about two hours. During his trip a qualified and certified whitewater guide will accompany you.
During the tour, you will have the opportunity to observe many species of birds of over 400 species that inhabit areas near the river. The whole route is surrounded by lush forest, making it a true green tunnel under the canopy.
The trip includes a snack of fruit to be held at the end of the tour, in the hotel grounds. We guarantee you a unique experience during their stay in Sarapiqui.