Women of Chile Rivers


The Women of Chile Rivers Trip is for women whitewater kayakers seeking beginner, intermediate or advanced Chile whitewater rivers, to improve skills with the security of professional instructors, safe and challenging development features, quality equipment, and explore Chile’s beautiful rivers.

Custom Group Kayaking Rio Claro

Beginner Kayakers (minimum 2). Beginner groups daily goto lakes for roll and strokes development to be progressed by beginner-intermediate rivers with safe features, exploration, and kaayking lessons.

Intermediate Kayak Group (II+ to III). The trip core will develop kayak skills on Chile’s best intermediate whitewater features and rivers. Instructional development includes combat rolling, reducing going upside down, eddy catching and piercing, application of boat edging, use of paddle for balance, scouting and river running. Optional intro to safe waterfall running.

Advanced Kayak Group (III to IV). Advanced kayakers please email [email protected] to request. Potential advanced group will daily explore and develop on class III – IV rivers. Instructional development includes application of kayak edging and hip transitions to eddy piercing and boofing, advanced strokes fundamentals, safety and rescue leadership, and introduction to safe waterfall running.

JAN 18 – 25, 2025

*Cost varies by lodging choice. Click here to view options.

Got questions? We’re here to help. 

Whatsapp: +1-828-788-5135
Email: [email protected]

Female Industry Leaders


Kate Stepan

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center partner, SRT instructor, kayak school operator/manager, BEG/INT groups.

Isi Barraza

UFRO adventure school alumni, Team Buena Onda vet. BEG/INT groups.

Haley McKee

NOC Instructor Haley McKee, veteran kayak instructor, Team Buena Onda. ADV group.

Cici Cambron

Colorado River School Instructor, Team Buena Onda.

Pucon Kayak Retreat Johnnie Kayaker

Want to know more? Email [email protected] or message +1-828-788-5135 using WhatsApp.

Itinerary for Women of Chile Rivers


Day 1.

Bienvenidos a Pucon, Chile

Arrival to Temuco Airport (ZCO) between 11 AM to 5 PM.
Boat outfitting and welcome. Possible Lower Trancura river assessment run (pending timing)
Welcome to Pucon Kayak Retreat appetizers, provisions, and dinner by fire.

Day 2.

Skills Assessment on Lago Villarrica and Rio Tolten Chile Kayaking

AM – Rio Tolten & Lago Villarrica (I to III). Rolls and Strokes at Lago Villarrica
PM – Rio Tolten (II to III) Plus Artisan Ice Cream

Day 3.

Liucura Wave to Rio Trancura Confluence Chile Kayaking

AM – Kayak Theory PLUS Middle Trancura Strokes, Ferries and Roll Practice
PM – Liucura Wave to Trancura Confluence (II to III+)

Day 4.

Lower Maichin Canyon Plus Multi-Sport Activity

AM – Lower Maichin (II to III) Canyon.
PM – Multi-Sport Activity

Day 5.

Turbio Lava Falls, Swimming Holes, and Liucura Play Wave to Trancura Confluence

AM – Optional Turbio Lava Falls and Swimming Holes Hike
PM – Liucura Play Wave to Trancura Confluence. Surfing is our favorite way to gain confidence with boat control and combat rolling.
Lago Caburuga Vista and Appetizers. For the afternoon we’ll drive the group to overlook Lago Caburgua with vistas of two volcanos.

Day 6.

Travel Day – Rio San Pedro Chile Kayaking

AM – Full Day Road trips are big days and often the group favorites. An early breakfast followed by won of the most scenic drives circling volcanos, lakes and rivers.
PM –Travel Dinner. *Guests are responsible to cover this cultural dinner estimate at $US12 to $US20.

Day 7.

Farewell Celebration Chilean Asado. Optional Palguin Ten Foot Waterfall with Pool Safety

AM – Optional Palguin clean ten foot waterfall.
PM – Lower Trancura
Afternoon – Farewell Chilean Asado Celebration

Celebration Asado. The farewell asado BBQ is a celebration to cherish and remember your time in Pucon with incredible food and live music.

Day 8.

Pucon Shopping and Airport Transfers

AMPucon souvenirs and crafts shopping. Airport transfers.
PM  Temuco Airport (ZCO) Departure Flights Between 11 AM to 5 PM.

*Due to varying river levels and individual skills we retain flexibility with the itinerary. For example, Fuy and Pucon destinations could be flip flopped due to levels.

Let us do it ALL for you… ALL-INCLUSIVE!

Retreat Kayak Trips Include

Kayak Choice

Choose from Chile’s best whitewater kayak fleet.


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

Wining & Dining

Breakfast, lunch, appetizers and dinner. Some VIP trips come with special additional provisions.


Airport transfers during scheduled time and daily river and town transportation included.

Clubs, Schools &
Custom Groups

Got a group of friends or club, school group with academic needs, varying skills, your dates don’t match with our trips, or want to explore a customized itinerary? We’ve developed custom itineraries for universities for credits, clubs, high schools, friends of varying skills, paragliders, bikers and trekkers.