Listing of Chile’s best white water kayak rivers giving guide for kayakers. Includes river description, whitewater skills required, instructor tips and challenges, access info, dangers, links to similar Chile Rivers, whitewater kayak instruction resources, and related kayak trips. 

Resourceful Chile Whitewater Kayaking Blogs

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Pucon Kayak Retreat Johnnie Kayaker

Easy Chile Whitewater Rivers Lakes & Hotsprings

Easy Chile Rivers & Lakes is designed for the recreational kayaker or wannabe whitewater kayaker seeking to learn the roll, explore and play in the lakes or rivers. The Lakes District is a Chile phenomenon of Andean precipitation gathering and flowing in a series of lakes and lagunas en route to the Pacific. 

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.

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.

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.

Beginner Chile Kayak Trips We’re Offering

Chile’s rivers are remarkably beautiful and ideal for beginner kayaking. Beginner trips are designed to teach you skills to progress to intermediate rivers, and love the sport of whitewater kayaking.

Pucon Kayak Retreat Johnnie Kayaker

Intermediate Chile Whitewater Rivers

Chile’s best whitewater rivers for intermediate kayakers with development features including eddy lines, safe rapids, combat rolls, wave trains, and eddy hopping. Great to safely progress and challenge your kayak skills as you learn. 

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.

Pucon Classics Intermediate (II to III+)

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.

Intermediate Chile Kayak Trips We’re Offering

With a multitude of class III river sections intermediate kayakers progress daily to more challenging rapids. Your riverside base is the heart of Chile’s most abundant whitewater. After a week of coaching and world class features it’s possible to run a waterfall or progress to the Advanced Kayaking programs.

Advanced Chile Whitewater Rivers

Chile’s advanced whitewater rivers are for experienced rivers runners with a solid combat roll. The variety of beautiful rivers are packed full of quality features to challenge and improve your skills. Rivers include big water blue rapids, low volume creeking, canyon sections, and even safe clean waterfalls. 

CUSTOM TRIP-JAHRivers Class IV Tour of Chile

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.

Students Kayak Chile Waterfalls + Rescue Certification

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.

Fuy Plus Pucon 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.

Pucon Classics Advanced (III to IV)

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.

Advanced Kayak Trips We’re Offering

For kayakers with combat roll, river running skills, keen to improve and explore a variety of Chile rivers and whitewater challenges. River features with blue colors offer challenge eddies, boofs, waterfalls, fast paced rapids, and canyons idea to progress your skills and experience.

Expert Chile Whitewater Rivers

Expert Chile whitewater rivers are for hard core kayakers seeking quality creeking, waterfalls, spouts, stout, and to be challenged on rapid rich sections. Whether you want canyons with glorious waterfalls, big volume rapids, or even to notch a clean 50 footer we’ve got an option. 

Custom Murton & Friends Claro + Pucon Creek Week

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.

Fuy 50 Foot Waterfall Canyon PLUS Pucon

FEB 20 – 27, 2021
Expert kayakers can now run Chile’s cleanest 50 foot waterfall and Pucon’s best whitewater.

Fuy Plus Pucon 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.

Pucon Creek Week (IV to V)

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.

Claro PLUS Trips (NOV Optimal Flows)

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.

Expert Chile Kayak Trips We’re Offering

For solid whitewater kayakers seeking to explore canyons, charge stouts and spouts, and notch Chile’s best waterfalls, rivers, and creeking… as good as whitewater kayaking gets.