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. 

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.

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 Guides OCT 29 - NOV 4 Pucon Creek Week (IV - V) David & Staff Book Trip OCT 29 - NOV 11 Custom...

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.

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.

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. 

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 Guides OCT 29 - NOV 4 Pucon Creek Week (IV - V) David & Staff Book Trip OCT 29 - NOV 11 Custom...

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. 

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.

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 Guides OCT 29 - NOV 4 Pucon Creek Week (IV - V) David & Staff Book Trip OCT 29 - NOV 11 Custom...

Students Kayak Chile Rivers and Waterfalls

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.

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
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

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 Guides OCT 29 - NOV 4 Pucon Creek Week (IV - V) David & Staff Book Trip 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.

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 Guides OCT 29 - NOV 4 Pucon Creek Week (IV - V) David & Staff Book Trip OCT 29 - NOV 11 Custom...

Pucon Creek Week (IV to V)

Multiple Dates Available
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

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.