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. 

First Descents Alumni & Friends Chile Kayak Trip

First Descents friends Chile kayaking trip for BEG-INT-ADV groups. Kayaking daily safe and proper development features for best learning.

Protected: Week of Chile Rivers with Colorado Whitewater

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Ladies of Chile Rivers Kayak Trip

Chile kayaking trip for intermediate and advanced lady kayakers led by kayak school owners, competitors and expedition leaders on Chile’s best whitewater.

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.

Student Certifications WFR + SRT + Chile Kayaking

Students can kayak Chile rivers whilst earning certifications in wilderness first responder and swiftwater rescue tech. Credits available.

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 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. 

First Descents Alumni & Friends Chile Kayak Trip

First Descents friends Chile kayaking trip for BEG-INT-ADV groups. Kayaking daily safe and proper development features for best learning.

Protected: Week of Chile Rivers with Colorado Whitewater

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Ladies of Chile Rivers Kayak Trip

Chile kayaking trip for intermediate and advanced lady kayakers led by kayak school owners, competitors and expedition leaders on Chile’s best whitewater.

Student Certifications WFR + SRT + Chile Kayaking

Students can kayak Chile rivers whilst earning certifications in wilderness first responder and swiftwater rescue tech. Credits available.

Pucon Classics Intermediate (II to III+)

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.

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.

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. 

Protected: Week of Chile Rivers with Colorado Whitewater

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Ladies of Chile Rivers Kayak Trip

Chile kayaking trip for intermediate and advanced lady kayakers led by kayak school owners, competitors and expedition leaders on Chile’s best whitewater.

Pucon Classics Advanced (III to IV)

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

Student Certifications WFR + SRT + Chile Kayaking

Students can kayak Chile rivers whilst earning certifications in wilderness first responder and swiftwater rescue tech. Credits available.

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 Creek Week (IV to V)

Multiple Dates Available
Mark Taylor/Joe Gudger/David Hughes/Staff
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.

Kayaking Chile Waterfalls Rio Claro

MULTIPLE DATES AVAILABLE
Advanced and Expert Kayakers
Leaders: Mark Taylor, Joe Gudger

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.

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. 

2022-23 Trip Calendar

2022-23 Trip Calendar

All TripsNovember Trips - Experts Only This is the Chilean spring time and that means optimum levels for creeking, more rivers and waterfalls options. Dates Trip Details OCT 29 - NOV 4 Pucon Creek Week (IV - V) Book Trip Mark Taylor/David Hughes OCT 29 - NOV 11 Custom...

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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.

Pucon Creek Week (IV to V)

Multiple Dates Available
Mark Taylor/Joe Gudger/David Hughes/Staff
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.

Kayaking Chile Waterfalls Rio Claro

MULTIPLE DATES AVAILABLE
Advanced and Expert Kayakers
Leaders: Mark Taylor, Joe Gudger

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.

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.