“I’m Not Good Enough to Kayak Chile.” WRONG.
Instructors vs. Features. Which matters most?
Meet Tinkerbell – Land of the Ferries
A lesson in piercing eddies maintaining momentum.
Chile Kayak Trips and Best River Features
Here’s a few of our favorite river features for development.
Salto Blanco de Sur, Chile Expert Kayaking Trips. At 35 feet this clean fun spout is big enough to offer proper big waterfall feel and practice with a soft landing into big pool. Skills include paddle toss, safety protection tuck, left. orright stroke, waterfall lean or ear dipping, and boof to stomp.
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The section is relatively safe. Although, overhanging tree limbs are a serious danger for beginner kayakers. This run requires safety kayakers to assist.
Instructor Tips & Challenges
Practice rolling at beach below the bridge. There is a tree to jump out of on river right below beach but getting more difficult to climb. Great section to practice combat rolls, ferrying, and eddy piercing with safety spotters.
Pucon Chile Beginner Kayak Rivers
Liucura Bridge and Liucura Wave (II to III) coming soon.
Pucon Hotsprings & Lakes for kayaking. When its cold we negotiate to use nearby hotsprings for roll lessons. When its hot we use Lago Caburgua.
Chile Kayak Trips Featuring
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Other Beginner & Intermediate Chile Kayak Trip Options
Recruiting, training and retaining kayak instructors to lead Chile kayak trips. Instructors can earn 50% DISCOUNTS to kayak Chile rivers.
First Descents friends Chile kayaking trip for BEG-INT-ADV groups. Kayaking daily safe and proper development features for best learning.
Colorado Whitewater members DISCOUNTS to kayak Chiles best rivers. Daily instruction and destinations to beginner, intermediate, and advanced rivers.
Chile kayaking trip for intermediate and advanced women kayakers led by kayak school owners, competitors and expedition leaders on Chile’s best whitewater.
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.
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.
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.