Rafting & Kayaking
Great white-water rafting & kayaking up to level IV is a major attraction for the adventure seekers in this region of Ecuador's Amazon.
Splendid crystal clear rivers surrounded by a pristine and exotic natural environment make these white-water trips even more spectacular. From single day trips up to four days are offered at Cotococha Amazon Lodge.
Cotococha Amazon Lodge also offers rafting for families at the Anzu River. The Anzu River offers easy rapids, but a guaranteed wet adventure! None of the rafting excursions requires experience.
THE ANZU RIVER (CLASS II - III)
The perfect trip for those seeking a river that provides a fun and relaxing day floating through small rapids and relaxing pools all among the Amazon rainforest.
Cotococha Amazon Lodge always has kayaks for the more adventurous members of the group to use! This trip is also ideal for families and kids.
16 kilometres / 1 day trip SEASON: All year
INCLUDES: Professional guides, top-of-the-line rafting equipment, kayaks, transportation from Cotococha Amazon Lodge to the river and back, a delicious riverside lunch, and an unsurpassed safety.
UPPER NAPO RIVER (Class III)
The Upper Napo River is also known locally as the Jatunyacu River, which means "BIG WATER" in Quichua. "Big" is probably the best word to describe this river - BIG WAVES and BIG FUN!
This is a great trip for both beginners and experts alike. The Upper Napo River has the perfect combination of exciting rapids, calm pools, and fabulous Amazon rainforest scenery to delight anyone. Being the headwaters of one of the two rivers that form the mighty Amazon River, The Upper Napo River is a rafting adventure that should not be passed up! No previous rafting experience is necessary.
25 kilometres / 1-day trip SEASON: All year
INCLUDES: Professional guides, top-of-the-line rafting equipment, transportation from Cotococha Amazon Lodge to the river and back, a delicious riverside lunch, and an unsurpassed safety.
Dress for the conditions with a swim suit and lightweight, synthetic layers. Wear sandals with a secure ankle-strap or lightweight shoes, and don't forget a retaining strap for eyeglasses. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent as needed for your group. Wetsuits and splash jackets should be provided on high-altitude rivers with cold water. Properly fitted Helmets and Type-V PFD's (lifejackets) are mandatory equipment. Some outfitters will have "dry-bags" available to stow an extra warm layer or a camera. Don't bring any valuables such as keys, wallets, passports, etc. on the river.
- Please note that all itineraries are subject to change and availability without any prior notice.