We are committed to providing the absolute best whitewater rafting trips on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica. All of the guides we work with are top notch and have several years of experience guiding the Pacuare River. Your safety is important to us and we take seriously all safety protocols – all of the guides we work with have the proper internationally recognized certifications for guiding the Rio Pacuare.
Pacuare Costa Rica is dedicated to providing great information about the Pacuare River and great trips down this internationally recognized river for whitewater rafting.
Please get in touch with us with any questions that you may have!
|FELIPE LOPEZ SALAZAR | Lead Safety Kayak/Raft Guide
Hometown: Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica
Certifications: Wilderness First Responder. CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer. Rescue 3 International-Whitewater Rescue Technician. International Rafting Federation (Instructor, Rafting + Kayaking).
Felipe was a professional Outward Bound instructor for over 10 years.
He has been guiding rafts, teaching kayaking, and leading groups down the Pacuare for 13 years. Felipe’s presence is always noticed and appreciated – he can get anyone excited about the outdoors and loves to share the power of nature with other people and loves the Pacuare River! Felipe lives with his wife Patricia, and daughters Maria Fernanda (4), and Isabela (1).
|CARLOS GRANADOS FLORES | Lead Raft Guide
Hometown: Brujo, Costa Rica
Certifications: Wilderness First Responder. CPR and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer. Rescue 3 International-Whitewater Rescue Technician. International Rafting Federation (Instructor, Rafting). Technical Ropes Rescue.
Carlos has been a professional Outward Bound instructor for over ten years.
Carlos has been a professional outdoor instructor for over 10 years in Central America. He is dedicated to teaching people about nature and it’s importance, and is always ready to take on new challenges. Carlos lives with his wife Luz Mery, sons Ernesto (16), Juan Pablo (12), and daughter Karla (14).