The Mamoni river was pioneered for rafting in January 1998.
The Mamoni river was pioneered for rafting / kayaking in January 1998. The river is classified as Class III-IV . There are a couple of passes that we choose to hike due to safety considerations, among them, a beautiful Class V+ fall.
The main economic activities that surrounds the area are: gold panning, cattle farms, subsistance agriculture, forestry, and banana plantations.
Begins by picking up guests at Panama City around 8:00 a.m. We will arrive to the put in an hour later to start rafting around 10:00 a.m..
We should arrive to the take out zone around 3:30 p.m. and back to the original pick up place about 5:30 p.m.
FREQUENT ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE ? All mentioned transportation, rafts/kayaks and gear, guides, and lunch. Our guides are trained in white-water navigation skills, first-aid, and CPR.
WHO CAN GO ? Any person older than eighteen years, in good health.
WHAT SHOULD YOU TAKE ALONG ? Swimsuit or a pair of shorts for navigating, sneakers or straped sandals with good soles, a baseball cap, and sun lotion. A set of dry clothes to change for the return trip.
It is mandatory to bring along an ID that confirm that you are legally in the country since we will pass through a Custom’s check point, close to Chepo.
WHAT SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN ? Any object that could be deteriorated by water or valuables like jewels, cash, credit cards, etc.
Usually it reaches its highest water level by November, at the peak end of the rainy season, and its lowest water level by May at the end of the dry season.
Usually it is good to paddle in raft from June through December. In December paddling is limited to smaller raft and duckies, and only with duckies from January through May.
For more information on this tour, call us:
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