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.  

Beginner Chile Kayak Trips

Rolls & Rivers (no experience)

Beginner kayakers start building confidence learing rolls and strokes in lakes, and progress to river running. It’s a week of learning how to explore rivers in a kayak. 

 

Intermediate Chile Kayak Trips

Class II to III+

15+ intermediate sections to develop scouting, eddy catching, ferrying and running rapids. Heck, you might even run a 3 M waterfall. 

Advanced Chile Kayak Trips

Class III+ to IV

Advanced features boofing, high speed eddy hopping and piercing, in-rapid challenges, big water & waterfall canyons. Industry best instruction. 

Expert Chile Kayak Trips

Class IV to V
Creeking experience keen to charge stouts, spouts, and boofs. Chile’s best river canyons, fast paced rapids, and waterfalls. We’ll deal with access, safety, and logistics. Bring your GoPro. 
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Our Kayak Trips Include

Gear

Chile’s best whitewater kayak fleet allows guests to select preferred and reliable kayak. 

Lodging

Choose from unique riverside lodging options that best suit your comforts & budget.

Wining & Dining

Trips include chef cooked breakfast, lunch, appetizers, and dinner. 

Transportation

Airport transfers, daily river trips, and multi-adventure activities in reliable vehicles. 

Pucon Classics Advanced

Multiple WEEKS Available
Advanced Chile Whitewater Kayaking Trip guarantees blue rivers, waterfalls, slides, and boofing all on world class creeking and big rivers.

Pucon Classics Intermediate Chile Kayak Trip

Multiple Dates Available
15 INTERMEDIATE sections to learn 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.

Pucon Creek Week (IV to V)

NOV 11 – 18
POPULAR… combo with Claro Plus

Kayak Chile’s best whitewater in basalt canyons, volcano drainages, slides, big water rapids, and stick your waterfall lines. A week of epic kayaking and celebrating Chile’s best whitewater region during optimal flows.

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.

Our Calendar of Scheduled Trips

Pucon Classics Advanced

Pucon Classics Advanced

Multiple WEEKS Available
Advanced Chile Whitewater Kayaking Trip guarantees blue rivers, waterfalls, slides, and boofing all on world class creeking and big rivers.

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Rolls & Rivers Beginner Chile Kayak Trip

Rolls & Rivers Beginner Chile Kayak Trip

Multiple Dates Available
For BEGINNER (no experience required) kayakers keen to learn the combat roll and paddling fundamentals on Chile rivers. Bring a friend or meet new ones while you learn to kayak Chile rivers. All-inclusive

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Fuy Plus Pucon Rivers

Fuy Plus Pucon Rivers

MULTIPLE DATES AVAILABLE
Advanced kayaking in Chiles best waterfall destinations of Rio Fuy and Pucon. Blue waterfalls with Pucon rivers and basalt canyons offers multiple sections for advanced whitewater kayakers.

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Kathy Zerkle and Friends Chile Birthday Party

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.

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Pucon Classics Intermediate Chile Kayak Trip

Pucon Classics Intermediate Chile Kayak Trip

Multiple Dates Available
15 INTERMEDIATE sections to learn 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.

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Pucon Creek Week (IV to V)

Pucon Creek Week (IV to V)

NOV 11 – 18
POPULAR… combo with Claro Plus

Kayak Chile’s best whitewater in basalt canyons, volcano drainages, slides, big water rapids, and stick your waterfall lines. A week of epic kayaking and celebrating Chile’s best whitewater region during optimal flows.

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Hughes Family Goes to Patagonia

Hughes Family Goes to Patagonia

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. Page does NOT detail trip itinerary or advertising...

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Rio Claro Plus – Kayak Chile Waterfalls

Rio Claro Plus – Kayak Chile Waterfalls

MULTIPLE DATES AVAILABLE
Advanced and Expert Kayakers

Kayak Chiles Claro Canyon basalt waterfalls. 66,000,000 years milled and carved to kayaking perfection. Access, logistics, equipment, meals, coaching included. Bring your Go Pro and elbow pads.

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