Rafting the Petrohue River from Puerto Montt

Water Sports in Ensenada

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Tour description provided by Viator

After being picked up at your centrally located hotel in Puerto Montt you will travel to join this 6-hour rafting trip and descend the Petrohué river through rapids class III and IV for about 2-hour accompanied by a fantastic scenery that compose the Andes Mountains and a wide variety of birds and intriguing vegetation.This tour will start from hotels and accommodations that are centrally located. It will not start from Cruiser ship or from the Puerto Montt port.
Characterized by very entertaining activities, the beautiful Petrohué River is located in a privileged area in the landscape of the Lake District. You will raft down the River Petrohué in their class III / IV rapids for almost 2 hours always accompanied by the beautiful landscapes that make the Andes special while it's variety of birds and vegetation will accompany you.You will travel to our base in Ensenada and after a full safety briefing, we can get ready for the adventure. After 5 minutes transfer, you will arrive at the start point of our rafting adventure at the Petrohué Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales, the first park established in 1926. The river flows from Lake Todos Los Santos and makes its way to Reloncaví fjord surrounded by the snow-capped volcano of Osorno and the steep hill Calbuco Puntiagudo. You will embarked on a quiet section of the river where we'll have the opportunity to practice different paddling techniques before going into action with the first rapid name: "Ciao Dry". From here there are 14 km of continuous fun, full of class III and IV rapids, such as: "That", "The Chicken", "Swiss Cheese" and "The Swimmer" among many others. You will have the chance to stop and enjoy few places where we can get off the raft, climb the cliffs of the shore and jump into the clear waters.After 2 hours of travel, you've reached the point of landing. You will have time to get change into your dry and comfortable clothe before returning to base for a very worthy Pisco Sour and snack while you see images and video of the trip before returning to Puerto Montt.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide in Spanish, English or Portuguese throughout the visit
  • Best rafts and the best individual technical equipment (neoprene suit and boots, etc)
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales

What’s not included

  • Food and Drink
  • insurance
  • Gratuities
  • towel and swimsuit