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Patagonia Kayak School:
Advanced Kayak School - Guided Trips

Kayak Chile has been leading guided kayak trips in the Futaleufu River Valley and other regions of Patagonia, Chile and Argentina for the last twenty years. During all that time, kayak instruction has been an integral part of our trips, for guests who desired it. However we recognize that some paddlers prefer to focus on the enjoyment of the whitewater kayaking experience, in an exotic, pristine, and spectacular environment. There is an appropriate time to focus on learning new techniques and an appropriate time to simply enjoy the sport of whitewater kayaking. We strive for the balance that you desire. Our kayak instruction rogram ends where we began... with guided trips on the Futaleufu River and other areas in Patagonia, Chile.



Kayak Chile Week - Guided Class II/III

During this week we will explore the numerous Class II/III tributaries of the Rio Futaleufu and work on developing skills that will enable us to paddle bigger water. By the end of this week we will set our sites on paddling the exciting "El Macal" section of the Futaleufu. During this week we will paddle many of the same rivers that we teach on in our kayak school.


Kayak Chile Week - Guided Class II/III


(8 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 7 over nights / 6 Active Days)

Futaleufu Valley Week - Guided Class III/IV

This week will combine the less intense rapids of the Futaleufu with runs on the Class III+ Rio Azul and other neighboring tributaries. We will get to see all of the action packed Class V runs that have made the Futaleufu famous, but in most cases we will use the well worn portage trails around these massive rapids. During this week we will paddle many of the same rivers that we teach on in our intermediate kayak school weeks.


Futaleufu Valley Week - Guided Class III/V

(8 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 7 over nights / 6 Active Days)

Kayak Futaleufu Week - Guided Class IV/V

This is the ultimate week for advanced Class IV/V paddlers. Our aim will be to hit all of the major Class V rapids on the Futaleufu, some more than once. On this trip you will have the opportunity to paddle the hardest lines on "Casa de Piedra", "Terminator", "Infierno Canyon", "Zeta", and "Throne Room". We may devote one day to paddling the Rio Azul or Rio Michimahuida. This week is for advanced kayak school graduates.


Kayak Futaleufu Week -Guided Class IV/V


(8 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 7 over nights / 6 Active Days)



Kayak Chile Lite - Guided Class II/III (4 days)

A four day version of our Kayak Chile Week for those who can't spend a full week kayaking in Chile...


Kayak Chile Lite

(6 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 5 over nights / 4 Active Days)



Futaleufu Valley Lite - Guided Class III/IV (4 days)

A four day version of our Futaleufu Valley Week for those who can't spend a full week kayaking in Chile...


Futaleufu Valley Lite

(6 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 5 over nights / 4 Active Days)



Kayak Futaleufu Lite - Guided Class IV/V (4 days)

A four day version of our Kayak Futaleufu Week for those who can't spend a full week kayaking in Chile...


Kayak Futaleufu Lite IV/V

(6 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 5 over nights / 4 Active Days)



Patagonia International Kayak Safari - Chile & Argentina

The ultimate international kayak safari trip. This trip starts out in Puerto Montt, Chile and travels through Chile's famous Lakes District, over the Andes Mountains to Argentina. We will hit the Rio Fuy, Rio San Pedro, Rio Manso on our loop from Chile to Argentina and back into Chile. We will spend the last week on the Futaleufu...


Kayak Safari

(15 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 14 Overnights / 13 Active Days)



Argentina Week of Rivers Kayak Safari

A week of rivers based from Bariloche, Argentina. This trip combines whitewater rivers at their optimum levels and a tour of the wild nature of Patagonia. The variety of scenery you will see is extremely diverse: desert formations, the glaciated Tronador Mountains, Lanin Volcano, the ancient Alerces and Araucaria Trees in the Nahuel Haupi National Park, a tour of Bariloche and its nightlife, and the various restaurants and hotels of the region. During the months of October, November and early December, Bariloche has an incredible quantity of highest quality paddling within a short distance from the city. For the Class II/III paddlers or IV/V paddlers...


Argentina Week of Rivers Kayak Safari

(8 Days in Argentina, Chile / 7 Overnights / 6 Active Days)


Fuy-Futaleufu Kayak Safari - Chile

This safari trip focuses on the Lakes District of Chile and the Futaleufu River Valley. Spend the first week kayaking the Rio Fuy and San Pedro followed by a second week on the Rio Futaleufu. This trip offers some classic steep creeking on the Rio Fuy and classic big water kayaking on the Futaleufu...

Fuy Futa Kayak Safari

(15 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 14 Overnights / 13 Active Days)

Southern Patagonia Kayak Safari

Our southern Patagonia safari hits all of Chile's classic whitewater runs south of the Rio Futaleufu. The trip takes us into the most remote regions of Chilean Patagonia. A true adventure for those looking for a unique kayaking experience...


Southern Patagonia Kayak Safari

(15 Days in Patagonia, Chile / 14 Overnights / 13 Active Days)

Also offered at the Patagonia South Kayak School: Beginning Kayak Instruction, Intermediate Paddling Instruction, Advanced Paddling School Courses, How to Roll a Kayak Clinics and private kayak lessons.

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Rafting Chile on the Rio Futaleufu
Chile & Argentina Adventure Travel. Rafting Chile & Argentina Kayaking.
Torres del Paine and FitzRoy trips.

Patagonia Travel Information
Argentina Chile & Patagonia travel information. Secrets of Patagonia Tour on our website.

Chile Rafting on the Futaleufu
Whitewater rafting in Chile from our weatherproof Futaleufu lodge.
Patagonia Climate Info
Information about the Patagonia climate and seasons in Patagonia, Chile & Argentina.
Sea Kayaking Chile
Sea Kayaking Chile from the Andes to the Ocean on Lago Yelcho. Fjords, hotsprings, temperate rainforest.

Yoga Travel VacationsTry your favorite multisport activities during a yoga travel vacation.

Fly Fishing Chile
Fly fishing Chile, from our fly fishing ranch or lodge in Chilean Patagonia. Trips on Lago Yelcho.
EcoTours in Patagonia
Custom ecotours of the Futaleufu Valley that include bird watching and nature treks.
Chile Trekking in Patagonia
Trekking Patagonia in Torres del Paine, Cerro FitzRoy and Los Glaciares National Parks.
University of Futaleufu
Checkout the instructional, large group and corporate programs we offer.

Horseback Riding Vacations
Horseback Riding Vacations and Equestrian holidays with with Guachos & Criollo Horses.

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Information on travel agent discounts and commisssions from Expediciones Chile.
Skiing Chile Head south in July and August for summer powder in the Andes. Skiing Chile, Patagonia and Argentina. Swiftwater Rescue Training Thinking about a rafting guide job on the Futaleufu? Check out our whitewater guide school & swiftwater rescue training course.
Canyoning
Patagonia Canyoning and rappelling vacations.
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Outdoor employment opportunities in rafting, kayaking and fly fishing. Internships available.
Kayaking Chile
Rio Futleufu whitewater kayaking Chile in the spectacular Patagonia
Andes.
Mountain Bike Tour
Experience a genuine Patagonia mountain bike tour through Chilean Patagonia.
Kayak School
Learn to kayak and get world class kayak instruction and kayak lessons from our kayak school.
Futaleufu Guidebook
Take a detailed and interactive tour of the rapids of the Futaleufu Valley with our online Futaleufu Guidebook.
 
Rafting en el Río Futaleufú
con las mejores aguas blancas de clase mundial (5,4,3,). Kayak de mar, mountain biking, cabalgatas, sit-on-top kayaking cayoning, caminatas, pesca con mosca y mucho más aventuras podrás encontrar en el corazón de la patagonia Chilena, y desde el comfort de nuestro nativo y caluroso Hotel. Rafting en lel Río Futaleufú en Español.
   

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