Chile Whitewater Kayak Trips by Skill or Month
Chile Rivers are known for clean waterfalls, turquoise blue waters, basalt canyons, and great whitewater features mostly by countless pro kayaker videos. But few realize Chilean rivers are equally safe and fun for beginner Chile whitewater kayak trips, intermediate Chile kayak trips, and advanced Chile kayak trips. Whether you are just starting to learn kayaking, want to safely master your combat roll, get media of boofing a clean waterfall, or are coming to run the basalt canyon stouts… Pucon Kayak Retreat offers kayaking options for all skills.
Chile Whitewater Kayak Trips Resources & Links
Calendar of Chile Whitewater Kayak Trips NOV to APR – View our calendar to see all trips on one page.
When is best time to kayak Chile? A helpful blog detailing Chilean seasons and geography.
Kayak Chile Rivers. A free river guide providing info on access, rapids, dangers and tips.
Class I to III
Beginner whitewater kayaking in Chile is exciting as you learn paddle skills, the whitewater roll, and get to explore rivers in your kayak. Kayakers begin with learning to roll in a lake or hot springs and daily practice your new skills on a safe river section. Whitewater skills you will learn include strokes, rolling, eddy catching, and ferrying rapids.
Class II to III+
Intermediate whitewater kayakers have a multitude of class II to III+ river sections with remarkable eddyline, current, rapids, and boof features for safe development. Your riverside base is the heart of Chile’s most abundant whitewater. By the end of the week it’s possible to run a waterfall or advance to running class III+ to IV rapids.
Class III+ to IV
Experienced river ready whitewater kayakers with combat rolls progress and explore. River features include boofing, high speed eddy hopping and piercing, in-rapid challenges, and big water or low volume access. Trips offer a variety of rivers, cultural experiences, and personalized instruction. Did we mention there are clean waterfall options too?
Class IV to V
Expert whitewater kayakers requested our infrastructure, network, and professionals to gain access and experience Chile’s most exciting rivers and canyons. For solid kayakers with creeking experience seeking to charge stouts, spouts, and boofs. Trips feature Chile’s best river canyons, fast paced rapids, and waterfalls. We’ll deal with access, safety, and logistics. You enjoy the best runs of your life.
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Our Kayak Trips Include
Chile’s best whitewater kayak fleet allows guests to select preferred and reliable kayak.
Choose from unique riverside lodging options that best suit your comforts & budget.
Wining & Dining
Trips include chef cooked breakfast, lunch, appetizers, and dinner.
Airport transfers, daily river trips, and multi-adventure activities in reliable vehicles.
Clubs, Schools &
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.
Our Calendar of Scheduled Trips
Multiple WEEKS Available
MOST POPULAR. Want to up your kayaking game with the safety of world class coaches on rapids that will challenge and excite you? Trip guarantees blue rivers, waterfalls, slides, and boofing all on world class creeking and big rivers.
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.
JAN 18 – 25
Advance Kayak Chile’s best January whitewater destinations with the Fuy blue waterfalls and Pucon rivers and basalt canyons. Rio Fuy offers multiple sections from mellow to advanced within the Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve. With Pucon’s diverse river options this is as good as kayaking gets.
FEB 5 – 12
Pucon’s best multi-sport adventures travelers choose from raft, horse, hot springs, wine tasting, volcanos and glaciers while living riverside.
Want to view every trip on one page. Check out our 2021-2022 NOV to APR Trips Calendar.
DEC 18 – JAN 2
Students kayak Chile waterfalls, rivers plus earn swift water rescue certification. We’ll throw in a vertical canyon extraction scenario just to give students the best rescue training in kayaking. Check out our Holiday Trip Gifting options… you’ve earned it.
JAN 18 – 25
Choose from Pucon and Huilo Huilo Biological Reserves best adventures and comfort activities. Riverside lodging, and reliving your failures and summits with friends and warm fire. Is this real life.
FEB 20 – 27, 2021
Expert kayakers run Chile’s cleanest 50 foot waterfall and Chile’s extreme whitewater kayaking canyons. Rio Fuy canyon plus Pucon rivers.
Happy birthday Kathy. Over the years nurse/ranger/psychotherapist Kathy Zerkle has mended more broken river bodies and minds than all of us put together. It is with great pleasure that Pucon Kayak Retreat offers Kathy & friends a birthday week of retreat Chilean river style amongst her besties.
Multiple Dates Available
Fifteen river sections for intermediate kayakers ready to up their game learning rapid navigation, self-scouting, piercing eddies, boofing, edge control, and explore Chile’s beautiful rivers. Bring a friend or bond with new ones during your daily challenges.
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.
Multiple Dates Available
Chile’s best whitewater kayaking within Pucón’s basalt canyons. High speed rapids, big water, huck and plug waterfalls… Boof right. Boof left. Everywhere a boof.
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.
Hughes Family Goes to Patagonia! It is with pride retreat owner David Hughes announces the Hughes Family Goes to Patagonia trip. This page serves as a guide and checklist for the Hughes Family Patagonia Vacation Plan. Trip will focus on mellow activities, back yard...
Jay Hicks invites friends to his dream Chile kayak trip of waterfalls, basalt canyons, and Chile blue water rivers fest spectacular. Join Jay as Chile provides the goods and PKR provides everything else.
NOV 13 – 19
Five sections within 66,000,000 year old basalt canyon milled and carved the world’s best waterfall anomaly. Sections skills advanced to expert best whitewater experiences of lifetime.
Murton & Friends Claro & Pucon Creek Week trip is a CUSTOM request combining the best of the Claro PLUS and Pucon Creek Week. Making for two weeks of dream kayaking with 10 UK boater friends.