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  1. Planning a river trip to Costa Rica?

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Let a brother know. I moved from Golden to the San Jose area this past summer and brought gear down in a container. I have three boats, an inflatable SUP, and a raft that I can hook up fellow Buzzards with if you're down here for a trip and I'm not using them. I have: A Jackson 4Fun A Jackson...
  2. Turrialba Costa Rica

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    If you have all your gear and a place to stay is it easy to find shuttle options to the local rivers? The full service companies are very expensive and I have my gear and a place to stay. Any other advice for paddling in the area would be appreciated. Thank you
  3. Osa Peninsula area Costa Rica

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Not a rafting trip per say, but anyone have any specific recommendations on accommodations at the Osa Peninsula area or Puerto Viejo in Costa Rica?
  4. Costa Rica, Cocles Raft rental?

    Whitewater Rafting
    Anyone have any luck just renting a paddle raft in Cocles Costa Rica? I see loads of guide services but can't seem to find a place to just rent gear. Thanks
  5. Costa Rica Car rental for kayaks

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Anyone have info on a trustful company to rent a car in Costa Rica that will carry kayaks without damaging the car? thanks Tim
  6. Flying to Costa Rica with Kayaks

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Headed to Costa Rica for two weeks of boating in January! To update a previous thread and for those that are interested: We booked our flights on Southwest Air and they allow our creekers for $75 each way with no questions asked. Props to SW Air. Stoked to have my own boat and gear on the...
  7. Costa Rica in October/early November

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Anyone going? Looking to put together a trip 3-4 weeks. Hoping to find boaters to link up with or possibly find work Sent from my iPhone using Mountain Buzz
  8. Anyone fly with a boat to Costa Rica in 2017?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I'm looking into a kayaking trip to Costa Rica and would appreciate any info on airlines that allow kayaks. Anyone fly down there this year with a boat? Thanks!
  9. Hostels in Turrialba Costa Rica

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Me and a buddy were looking for hostel recommendations for the Turrialba region of costa rica. Preferably somewhere close to the Rio Pacure or where logistics might be easier. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Ryan
  10. Costa Rica

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    New to the forum, Hopefully this is in the right spot. Planning to be in Turrialba Costa Rica through the month of November. Looking for some folks to hit the rivers with. Ive been to Turrialba a few times and have a decent lay of the land and of the rivers, but definitely not an expert in the...
  11. Dry gear in Costa Rica?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Going to spend a few months mostly rafting, but kayaking as well. Most of these will be done in white water sections near the coast, with occasional runs up to the highlands. Will be from Dec-April. Trying to cut down on weight. Bringing splash pants, but undecided on whether or not I Should...
  12. Costa Rica (Pacuare, or other) Beta and Advice, please

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    I have a trip coming up to Costa Rica, leaving on Nov 23 and returning to the states on Dec 4th. I am looking into doing some rafting. I have read up on the old threads on the Buzz but I am hoping to get some more advice. I am considering doing a two day trip on the Pacuare with a possible...
  13. Costa Rica in September

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    Need some beta about costa rica? Has anyone rented a car and camped and traveled? Is it safe, problems with petty thieves? I looking into a surf trip to Tamarindo south to Mal Pais. Generally would like to rent a car, camp and explore. Any suggestions would be helpful.
  14. Raft trip hit by tree - Costa Rica

    Whitewater Rafting
    Holy Crap. On their honeymoon and hit by a falling tree. Broken bones and bruises but no fatalities Morning Call
  15. Costa Rica and electricity

    The Eddy
    I have been lucky to boat in Costa Rica several times. A small country with no standing army and a gem of a boating vacation. I saw this heading in a posting on the Accuweather site. Costa Rica Uses Only Renewable Energy for the First 75 Days of 2015 in a Cost-Cutting Initiative Could be this...
  16. Costa Rica Rafting/kayaking

    Whitewater Rafting
    I am thinking of heading to CR in February and want to get some info on whitewater (volume) at that time of year and if the Rio General is anywhere as good as the Rio Pacuare. Also, any other rivers on the Pacific side that might be good. Duckie Doug
  17. Costa Rica Family Rafting

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Headed to Costa Rica in June with the family and looking to do more than just the beach thing. I hear Pacure is the absolute best river to be on, but I don't have multiple days, nor do I think they will let a 10 and 13 year old on the boat (well, at least the 10 year old). As such, looking at...
  18. Kayaking in Costa Rica -Help/Advice-

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I am traveling to Costa Rica very soon on a solo backpacking trip and really want to do some kayaking while im there. I have spoken with a few outfits that will rent me a boat and show me around for a decent fee. However they want me to bring my own gear (paddle, skirt, pfd, and helmet.) As I...
  19. Costa Rica New Years!

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Looking to do some Kayaking and exploring around the Turrialba Area, (Pacuare, Rentevenzon) Right after the new year for about 5 days. I'm A class 4-5 boater, and I've been down the upper Pacuare, once, I'm fluent in Spanish, looking for a partner or advice on other rivers in the area. 4 years...
  20. Costa Rica Rafting Trip Advice

    Whitewater Rafting
    Hello Buzzards! This is my first post on MB but I have been lurking for a while now. It was a great source of information a few years back re: an 18 day trip down the Big Ditch. The best vacation ever....18 days, incredible whitewater, no swims for me, no flipped rafts, big time...
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