Rafting is a sport and recreational activity known worldwide, which consists of going down the river in the direction of flow (downstream), usually on some kind of boat. The most common boats used are the canoe or kayak, which may be rigid or inflatable. Usually the rivers that are visited for this activity have some degree of turbulence and are also known rivers of "white water", because this color is characteristic of the foam generated by the turbulence in the water bodies.

Another common name for this type of rivers is just "fast". In Mindo you will find rivers of the following two classes:

II: Easy level. Not very turbulent waters with holes and waves of no more than 25 centimeters, and small swirls that represent no danger for swimmers.

III: Intermediate level. Turbulent waters with medium size holes and waves of no more than one meter, and swirls that need attention from swimmers and boats. Sailing in these rivers require good technics, well-known by our guides.

This activity needs to be booked in advanced, with a group of minimum six people.

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Waterfalls Sanctuary

Tarabita of 530 mts. that shorten the time of walk, giving you the emotions of vertigo of height and a complete appreciation of the forest. In addition to 7 waterfalls; where you can observe the flora and fauna of the cloud forest of Mindo; to visit the sanctuary of the waterfalls you should walk approximately an hour and a half on self-guided trails through the forest.

Price per person $ 5.00 + TAX (minimum 1 person).

Special discounts for groups.

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Mindo has 1200 species of butterflies, many of them in danger of extinction. At the Butterfly, visitors will have the opportunity to know the whole process of metamorphosis of butterflies, which consists of 4 phases: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and butterfly. You can observe and feed 25 species of butterflies of great variety and color.

Price per person $ 7.50 + TAX (adults).
Price per person $ 4.00 + TAX (children and seniors).

Special discounts for groups.

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Tour of 3,500 meters, in 10 different cables. Tour with trained guides throughout the circuit. National and international certificates. Approximately an hour and a half long.

Tour of 3 cables-price per person $ 8.00 + TAX (minimum 1 person).
Tour of 10 cables-price per person $ 14.00 + TAX (minimum 1 person).
10 ziplines tour-price per person $ 20.00 + TAX.

Special discounts for groups.

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See also our Mindo tours of one, two or three days.

Book with us and experience a tour that fits your needs and desires!

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