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Expediciones Chile's rafting and kayaking resources around the globe.

Over the years many of our guests have often asked us: "What next? What do we do after we have rafted the Futaleufu?" Of course we would love it if you returned, year after year, to the Futaleufu river; but, in response to our guest's desires to raft and kayak the world we have prepared this resource page. Some of the companies that appear below we know very well, some we are getting to know, and others we have just made contact with.

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Continental United States

Grand Canyon

Destination Wilderness:
An expedition company offering white water rafting trips on Alaska's remote Copper river and other rivers in Alaska and the North Western United States. Destination wilderness also has a comprehensive international adventure program. (http://www.wildernesstrips.com)

Alaska Wildland Adventures:
An excellent expedition company offering true adventure vacations in many different regions of Alaska, including the Kenai Peninsula. Trips include whitewater rafting, wildlife safaris, fishing excursions and ecological tourism. (http://www.alaskawildland.com/)

Six Mile/Talkeenta/Tana
Nenana Raft:
This company is based out of the spectacular Denali National Park, under the shadow of Mount McKinley. Raft trips range in length from two hours to two weeks and vary in intensity from mild to real class-V adventures. (http://www.raftdenali.com)

Alaska Discovery Wilderness Adventures:
Whitewater Rafting through Alaska's greatest coastal river valley or sea kayaking through the waters of the Kenai Peninsula. This first class company is affiliated with Mountain Travel Sobek adventure network. ( http://www.akdiscovery.com/)

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Gunnison/Delores/North Platte/Arkansas/Salt/Colorado
Wilderness Aware Rafting:
A Colorado expedition company based on the Arkansas river that runs river trips on all the major rivers in the state. Twice named Colorado company of the year for excellent customer service. (http://www.inaraft.com)

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California Whitewater Rafting :
Is general information web site about whitewater rafting in California. On our web site we have included information for both private and commercial boaters about lodging, various California and Southern Oregon whitewater runs, and river flows, as well as attractions, conservation, gear guides, and other information about each region. The main regions we have highlighted are Coloma and Auburn (American Rivers), Yosemite (Merced), Groveland (Tuolumne), Happy Camp (Cal Salmon), and Kernville (Kern) in California and Grants Pass (Rogue) in Oregon.

Main Salmon

Middle Fork
HYAK Wilderness Adventures:
An expedition company based in British Columbia running trip on Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon and other destinations in British Columbia, Alaska and Canada's Northwest Territories. In business since 1980, Wilderness Adventures now has the largest fleet of rafts in Western Canada. (http://www.hyak.com)

Lower Salmon
Natsoh Koos:
An expedition company in the business for over thirty years offering "small group" rafting trips on the Lower Salmon and the Hell's Canyon section of the Snake River. They allow you to see the best sections of both rivers. ( http://www.river-outfitters.com/)


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Deerfield River

Zoar Outdoor: For whitewater rafting, kayak instruction, and multisport adventures in the Deerfield River Valley in the Berkshire mountains.

Upper Youghiogheny
White Water Adventurers:
A whitewater rafting company based in Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, that runs guided trips on the spectacular class IV-V Upper Youghiogheny river. They also run unguided trips on less intense rivers in the region. (http://www.wwaraft.com)

New England Outdoor Center:
A first class expedition company running whitewater rafting trips on some of Maine's most spectacular rivers. They also have an excellent kayak school and run snowmobile trips during the winter season. (http://www.neoc.com)

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North Carolina
Nantahala Outdoor Center:
North Carolina's premier destination for rafting and kayaking enthusiasts. NOC has a world class internationally recognized kayak school program. Expediciones Chile, founder, Chris Spelius taught at NOC for many years while training for the Olympic Kayak team. (http://www.noc.com)

Trukee River and Lake Tahoe

Kayak Tahoe:
A kayak school on Nevada's spectacular Lake Tahoe. Kayak Tahoe also offers guided kayak tours on Lake Tahoe and the Trukee River. (http://www.kayaktahoe.com)

New Hampshire
Saco Bound:
An expedition company based in Conway New Hampshire that runs whitewater rafting trips on some of Maine's most scenic river. They also offer instruction in canoeing and kayaking. Guided canoe and kayak tours of Umbagog Lake National Wildlife Refuge. (http://www.sacobound.com)

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New Mexico
Rio Grande

New York
Whitewater Challengers:
An excellent company, based in Old Forge, offering rafting trips on some of New York's most challenging whitewater. They also have a first class kayak school, offer mountain bike trips, orienteering courses and eco-tours. (http://www.wcrafting.com)

White Salmon/Klickitat/Wind
Wet Planet Rafting:
An expedition company based on banks of the White Salmon river, offering rafting trips on some of Oregon and Washington's finest rivers. Checkout their international trip offerings. ( http://www.wetplanetrafting.com)

Deschutes, Owyhee, North Santiam, Mckenzie
Rapid River Rafters:
A river company offering rafting trips on some of Oregon's most spectacular whitewater. Rapid River Rafters has been offering quality whitewater rafting trips in Oregon since 1984. ( http://www.RapidRiverRafters.com)

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Pocono Whitewater Rafting:
A rafting company based in the Pocono Mountains in Eastern Pennsylvania offering trips on the Lehigh river and other rivers in the Adirondak region of New York. Check out their learn to kayak clinics and mountain bike rides along the Lehigh Valley trail. ( http://www.whitewaterrafting.com)

Lower Youghiogheny
Laurel Highlands River Tours:
A outdoor adventure center located in Ohiopyle, in Western Pennsylvania, specializing in whitewater raft trips on all branches of the Yougiogheny river. Laurel Highlands has been running whitewater rafting trips since 1962. They also do rock climbing, paintball, fishing and mountain biking trips. (http://www.laurelhighlands.com/)

South Carolina
Wildwater Rafting
An expedition company running rafting trips in the Great Smokey Mountain, based out of their Chattooga Activity Center. They also have a spectacular high ropes course and are affiliated with Wildwater Adventures in Alberta, Canada. (http://www.wildwaterrafting.com) (http://www.wildwater.com)

Green/Yampa/San Juan
Holiday Expeditions:
An all around great company for rafting and adventure trips in Utah and surrounding states. Holiday Expeditions has been delivering impeccable service for thirty-six years. Expediciones Chile founder, Chris Spelius, started his kayaking career with this company.

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West Virginia
Gauley/New River
Rivers Resort: Your West Virginia Gauley river connection: Rafting of the Upper Gauley, Lower Gauley, New River and kayak instruction. (http://www.riversresort.com/)

Snake River

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Kicking Horse/Spillimacheen
Wildwater Adventures:
This outfitter is located in Canada's Rocky Mountains in the spectacular Banff National Park. They offer daily whitewater raft trips departing from Banff and Lake Louise daily. They also do remote heli-rafting expeditions. This company is partnered with Wildwater Rafting in the Southwest United States. Check out their unique multi-lingual web site. (http://www.wildwater.com/) ( http://www.wildwaterrafting.com)

Slave Kayak Lodge:
The Slave River has become one of the hottest big water kayaking destinations in the world - and the the Slave Kayak Lodge is the first on the scene. If you are comfortable paddling all of the big drops on the Futaleufu you might consider the Slave. (http://www.slavekayaklodge.com)

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British Columbia
Columbia River/Toby Creek
Columbia Rafting Adventures:
A river outfitter offering whitewater rafting and scenic float trips based out of the Windermere Valley. Locally owned and operated for over ten years. They have a rafting store and offer specialty trips. (http://www.columbiarafting.com/)

Fraser/Thompson/Hahatlatch/Coquihalla River
Fraser River Raft Expeditions:
Offering large and small volume rafting trips on a wide variety of rivers in the spectacular Fraser river valley. Trips run from two hours to their thirteen day Prince George to Vancouver expedition. Paddle or Oar boat options. ( http://www.fraserraft.com)


Kootenay River Runners:
This expedition has been running rafting and canoe trips in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia since 1976. Check-out their Voyageur canoe trip on the Upper Columbia - a journey back in time. (http://www.raftingtherockies.com)

Squamish/Vancouver Island
Elaho Adventures:
Nestled in the heart of the Upper Squamish Valley and surrounded by rugged temperate rainforests. This outfitter offers rafting, heli-skiing, rappelling, hiking and mountain biking. (http://www.elahoadventures.com)


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Northwest Territories
Nahanni Wilderness Adventures:
This expedition company has been doing rafting and canoeing trips on the spectacular Nahanni River since 1962. Canoe trips are 8-21 days in length and Rafting trips from 8-12 days. Check out their other river trips in Canada's remote Northwest Territories. (http://www.nahanniwild.com)

Esprit Rafting:
Offers rafters a chance to raft the entire Ottawa River, both the middle and main channels, in a single day. Esprit is also the only outfitter running the spectacular Garvin's Chute on the middle channel. They run smaller boats than other oufitters on the Ottawa. They are located on the Quebec side of the river.

Canoeing in Ontario
Paddle Foot:
Offers canoe wilderness expedition tours and training in Ontario and Quebec. They have a wide selection of activities and programs for youths and adults with offices in Toronto and Montreal. Canoe trips, language camps, first aid, swiftwater rescue training, and student exchange programs are just a few of the exciting possibilities with Paddle Foot. (http://www.paddlefoot.ca)

Kayaking in Ontario
Madawaska Kanu Center:
A first class whitewater kayak and canoe school located on the banks of the Madawaska river, a short distance from Canada's spectacular Ottawa River. This company has an international reputation for kayak instruction. Offering weekend to week-long clinics, adventure programs and cycling trips. ( http://www.owl-mkc.ca/mkc)

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Quebec Adventures:
A first class French Canadian company company running rafting trips on some of Quebec's most spectacular rivers. They also have numerous multisport options: canoeing, hiking, sea kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, fly fishing, and mountain biking. (http://www.quebecadv.com)

Great Whale
Earth River Expeditions:
The only commercial company running trips on this spectacular and remote Hudson Bay river. Earth River is a company dedicated to the preservation of the world's most spectacular and endangered rivers. (http://www.earthriver.com)

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International Rafting & Kayaking Destinations


Safari Par Excellence:
Established in 1990 this company has become one of Africa's leading adventure and Safari Outfits. They own and operate a lodge in Victoria Falls, on the Zambezi River. The Zambezi like the Futaleufu is one of the classic big water runs in the world. Check out their river trips, safaris and tour packages in wild Africa. (http://www.safpar.com)

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Sun Kosi/Karnali
The Blue Space:
A world class outfitter running trips on some of Nepal's greatest whitewater rivers. They also do trekking and canyoning tours and offer instructional courses.

Kayaking in Nepal
Kayak Nepal:
A United Kingdom based whitewater kayak expedition company that offers guided trips from 2-9 days on some of Nepal's most spectacular whitewater. This tour company also runs a kayak school. ( http://www.kayak-nepal.com)

Katun River

High Asia:
An expedition company offering whitewater rafting trips on the greatest rivers of China and Tibet. They also offer trekking, mountaineering, mountain biking and cultural interactive tours.

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Far East & South Pacific

Sunday Planning Your Japanese Kayak instruction connection.

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South/Central America


Remote Odysseys Worldwide:
A first class international expedition company offering rafting adventures in Ecuador on the Rio Upano. They also specialize in spectacular vacations in Europe and other locations worldwide. (http://www.rowinternational.com/)

Kayaking in Ecuador
Endless Rivers: A top-notch company, based in North Carolina, for kayak instruction, guided tours and multisport adventures in Ecuador. This company is owned by a former Expediciones Chile guide: Ken Kastorff. (http://www.endlessriversadventure.com/)


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Kayak & Rafting Related Websites...

KayakCraig.com A website dedicated to celebrating the great wild and free rivers, creeks, branches and streams of this world. Information about kayaking in Chile & Equador.

Boater Talk: Discuss current whitewater issues, new boats, river access. Share paddling stories and ask and answer questions. Expand your personal paddling community.

General Outdoor Websites..,

Outdoor Trips

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