For the most extreme thrill seekers, we offer the new activity
of river boarding. Gear up, grab a board, and follow your guides into the splashing
water for an unforgettable journey downstream that will take you through many
sections of captivating rapids and clear water pools. Grab hold of a River Board
and surf the historical Rio Bueno River with trained guides.
After a 35 minutes scenic countryside drive your tour begins with an introduction
to the group of experienced tour guides, who will be with you every step of the way
to ensure your safety and full enjoyment.
After a brief training exercise, you will walk across the rope bridge and take a
short hike through the rain forest, following the path until you reach the starting
point of the course. Where you take hold of your River Board and leap into the
refreshing water, instantly cooled and ready to begin your incredible journey
downstream. With your guide in the lead, you navigate through the exciting course
using your hands and legs to steer over white-water rapids and splashing cascades.
The currents take you to the mouth of the river and into the Caribbean Sea, where
you paddle your River Board towards shore and onto a private beach where your river
boarding adventure will end. This experience usually last for approximately 90
minutes depending on the flow of the river.
We then transport you to Dunn’s River Falls for the second leg of your adventure.
Dunn's River Falls is about 600 ft above sea level, with beautiful crystal clear water
running down the mountain into the ocean. It takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to climb
all the way up the mountain. There are places along the way where you are able to slide
down into pools of water, take a swim and climb again. It’s the most popular Caribbean
There are trained guides at the falls that will assist you up the falls, or if you are more
daring you can take the climb without the guides.
There are also places where you can change your clothing and rent shoes if you do not want
to use your own sneakers for climbing adventure. Please bring a towel and cameras should be
waterproof if you are climbing the falls. Lockers are available for rental where you can
store your belongings.
These adventures you will cherish forever.
Guests should consider their fitness level and medical history before planning participation
in this tour. Due to the physical nature of this tour, guests with cardiac conditions,
epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions, physical injuries, or any other medical
condition are cautioned against participation in activities such as river boarding. If
there is a concern, guests should consult their physician before choosing any tours which
require high levels of physical activity.
- Participants must be at least 12 years old and be good swimmers
- River rapids are rated class 1 and class 2 (easy to moderate)
- River flow is rated class 3 (swift moving water)
- River Boarding Tour is High Adventure Rating
- Not recommended for pregnant women
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