Rafting or canoeing in Colombia is an ideal activity: groups of friends, stag programs who want to do something different, family outings and company programs.

In Colombia you can practice several large rivers and strong rapids from the intermediate level 3 and 4, to those for expert level 5 and 6, which challenge the most daring adventurers.

What is Rafting and Canoeing?

River rafting or rafting, internationally known as rafting is a sport and recreational activity consists of crossing the river beds in the direction of flow (downstream), usually on some kind of boat or raft. Usually plying the rivers that have some degree of turbulence, they also are called rivers “white water” because this color is characteristic of the foam that generates the turbulence in the water bodies. Another common name for this type of rivers is simply “fast”.

Tourist Destinations Description
Fonce River, in San Gil, Santander In its turbulent waters, rapids category 3 and 4, Colombians we first heard of the existence of rafting
Black River, Santander In its dark waters that generate tens of swirls and winter seasons grow into a kind of roller coaster
San Juan River in Antioquia rafting activity in San Juan river begins a kilometer above the entrance to Salgar with a stretch of rafting an hour and a half by the Rio San Juan. The tour ends in the sector Peñalisa.
Chicamocha River, in Santander Located in the majestic canyon chicamocha its stunning scenery, beaches and variety of rapids make this ideal route for shipments from 1 day to 3 days.
Magdalena River in San Agustín, Huila Rafting level II and III is carried out near San Agustin from bridge over the Magdalena River located at the junction of the road that leads to San Jose Isnos 5 km from San Augustine, it lasts an hour and a half

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