Beginner Chile Kayak Trips – You Can Learn

Class I to III

Learning to kayak rivers is your introduction to the river community, learning to roll and paddle a kayak through rapids, scout and navigate challenges, and explore rivers is transformative. The Pucon Chile rivers are beautiful and the world’s safest for beginner kayaking development. Heck, we’ve got a dozen beginner to intermediate sections within 20 minutes of the retreat. Beginner Chile kayak trips teach the wet exit, eskimo roll, foundational strokes, equipment needs, river communicaiton, ferrying, eddy hopping, scouting, and running rapids. This could be your most purposeful fun vacation ever. We invite you to learn to whitewater kayak in Chile. 

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Our Scheduled Beginner Trips

Best Chile Adventure Study Abroad Semester

Best Chile Adventure Study Abroad Semester

JAN 3 – APR 15
Students earn 16 to 19 credits in BUS management, OUT recreation, sustainability, marketing and internships. Tour Patagonia threatened rivers, meet Chilean students, learn business management, and explore Chile.

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Week of Rivers Chile Kayaking Trip

Week of Rivers Chile Kayaking Trip

Multiple Dates. FOR Beginner-Intermediate-Advanced Kayakers
For clubs & groups with a range of skills: beginner – intermediate – advanced kayakers. Beginners and intermediates can safely learn while advanced kayakers can challenge their skills with separate rivers and instructors. Celebrate nightly around the fire.

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Beginner Whitewater Kayak Chile Trips

Beginner Whitewater Kayak Chile Trips

Multiple Dates Available
For beginner and wannabe whitewater kayakers. Equipment, rivers, fun adventures, and challenges included. Bring a friend or meet new ones while you learn to kayak Chile rivers.

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Liucura // Trancura Delta // Lower Maichin // Tolten
Click on each river name to be taken to more information about the river (when available).


We’ve Got You Covered

Our Kayak Trips Include


We’ve got Chile’s best whitewater kayak fleet.


Choose from one of our unique lodging options that best suits your needs.

Wining & Dining

We provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some trips come with special wining & dining.


We will get you to and from the airport during scheduled times. We also handle shuttling for all activities.

Clubs, Schools &
Custom Groups

Got a group or itinerary that does not fit with our planned trips? We can customize a trip for you. If you have a dream itinerary, we have the existing infrastructure, resources, and staff to accommodate you. Not sure what you have in mind for your trip? We can help with that, too. Many clubs, schools, and groups work closely with our team to organize custom logistics.

Lower Maichin River

Beginner white water kayakers can experience a Chilean canyon, practice rolling, ferries, and eddy catching on this gorgeous river. Read more about this river.