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$71 Day Trips & Excursions

Frutillar, Puerto Varas, Petrohué Waterfalls from Puerto Montt

After pickup from cruise port or hotel, you will head to Frutillar. Walk alongside Lake Llanquihue, the largest lake in Chile, with the view of Volcano Osorno in the background. Here, you shall enjoy seeing the majestic German houses with beautiful gardens full of fragrant roses, and the begonias. After you have walked around town accompanied by your expert guide, head to the van where you will go see the monumental “Theatre of the Lake” of Frutillar. You can enjoy some "kuchen" (Chilean dessert) in this town or at any of the other stops during the day. From here, head back south to the town of Puerto Varas. Puerto Varas was colonized by German settlers and is known for its German traditions, seafood, natural scenery and luxurious hotels. This town is located on the shores of Llanquihue Lake and the perfect cone of Osorno Volcano and the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Calbuco and Mt Tronador are visible from the lakefront. You will enjoy walking around town filled with fragrant roses and historical statues that represent the history and founding of the town. If you enjoy shopping for souvenirs to take back home or simply enjoy looking at the local crafts this is a great place to do it. You can also enjoy having a cold German beer at one of the many cafes in front of the lake. The German beers they sell were all originated and are still made right here, in southern Chile. From here, we continue our journey to Ensenada, and then towards Petrohue Waterfalls which is the cherry on the top of this great excursion. If time allows, we always stop along the way and visit the friendly llamas and alpacas that love to be fed! Once you get to the location where the falls are located, you'll embark on an easy walk with your guide to a pathway that leads to the waterfalls. You will see water tumbling over the lip of volcanic rocks, with the waters turning beautiful shades of blue and green. Surrounded by a thick forest, the falls stand against the gorgeous backdrop of Osorno Volcano, making for amazing photo opportunities. The mysterious and breathtaking emerald color of the lake is due to a microscopic algae and minerals in the water. Legend says that whoever drinks from its waters will have good luck for the rest of his or her life.

$66 Shore Excursions

Puerto Montt Shore Excursion: Petrohué Falls Tour

When your cruise ship docks at the Puerto Montt port, your guide will pick you up and take you on a half-day tour to Petrohué Falls, a chute-type waterfall in Chile’s upper Petrohué River that spills into Todos los Santos Lake. Travel along the southern shore of Lake Llanquihue and enter Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, where you'll then embark on an easy walk with your guide to a pathway that leads to the falls. See waterfalls tumbling over a lip of volcanic rock, with waters turning beautiful shades of blue and green. Surrounded by a thick forest, the falls stand against the gorgeous backdrop of Osorno Volcano, making for amazing photo opportunities. You'll then continue to All Saints Lake, also known as Emerald Lake due to the striking emerald hue in its water. Enjoy free time here to enjoy an optional boat ride or to simply take in the wonderful scenery. Head to Ensenada village for lunch (own expense) and visit Laguna Verde, a lake hidden along a pathway in a thick forest of coihue trees. You’ll then return to the Puerto Montt port to conclude your tour. Note: beginning January 1, 2014, all services are privateWorry-Free Shore ExcursionWe will ensure your timely return to the Puerto Montt port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$82 Day Trips & Excursions

La Poza, Ensenada and Peulla Tour and Cruise from Puerto Varas

You'll begin our tour early in the morning from Puerto Varas "City of Roses" into the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park bordering the Lake Llanquihue. You'll watch the mouth of the Fish River, the towns of La Poza and The Cliffs and then go down to the city of Ensenada where you'll enter the Petrohué. You'll cross walkways installed amidst lush vegetation on the River Petrohué around turquoise waterfalls amid a beautiful scenery.Later you will go to the "Lake of All Saints" to take the Catamaran Andean Lakes and navigate through the Andes to the green village of Peulla where you will have free time for different activities such as canopy tours, horseback riding, hiking fishing, jet boat rides, 4x4 safari or simply to enjoy a delicious lunch (activities and lunch are dependent on option selected).

$84 Day Trips & Excursions

Puerto Varas to Llanquihue Lake, Osorno Volcanco Full-Day Trip

This city is a beautiful village that recalls the old Bavaria. From there were the first settlers who arrived to this area. The city started in 1856 as a boarding pier, soon appeared tanneries, mills, breweries, etc. We will walk around its beautiful old houses of German style, admiring the gardens and incomparable views of the volcanoes Osorno and Puntiagudo. As an option, passengers can go to the German Colonial Museum which portrays the life of the settlers, and at the lake shore (tickets not included), observe the Teatro del Lago (Lake Theatre) here each year is presented the famous Frutillar Musical Week, this is a Summer Festival, presents classic music from Chile and abroad that offer each year, approximately 40 concerts. From here we go to Puerto Octay, also located by the north shore of the lake. With a strong German influence it was the most important gateway to the agricultural products to Osorno city. We will see the ancient streets, the Main Square and the viewing point. We continue visiting “Villa la Cascada” located at the base of the Osorno volcano, surrounded by natives trees and a beach of fine sand, when we get to Ensenada. We start to ascend to the ski centre Centro de SKI y Montaña Volcán Osorno, located at 1.240 meters (3937 feet). There we will stay about an hour, will be time for sightseeing, take pictures and appreciate a unique view to the summit of the volcano with glaciers of eternal snow, the Calbuco, Lake Llanquihue and the Pacific Ocean. As an option passengers can take a cup of coffee or a sandwich at the coffee shop of the place or take the lift to ascend to 1450 meters altitude in the Station Primavera (Spring) or 1750 meters at Station Glaciar (Glacier) where there is a wonderful and breathtaking views of Lake Llanquihue. (These services are not included in the price of the tour). The place for lunch (not included) will be coordinated with the tour guide depending on time and logistic of the tour.

$116 Water Sports

Kayaking in Patagonia from Puerto Varas

This full-day tour start in the morning picking you up from your centrally located hotel in Puerto Varas. From there, you will be driven to the base in Ensenada to pick up your kayak and any equipment. Once ready you will start rowing for about the 30 kilometers through an incredibly beautiful landscapes and views of the Osorno Volcano. Salmon accompanied paddled in the water and kingfisher on the sides of the river. Lunch will be provided at one of the beaches in the Fjord and towards the evening, you will spend some time by the natural hot springs found along the river. You will pass by the hot water into the cold river water of the Petrohué. Reloncavi is where freshwater meets with salt. A few miles through that location you will be transported back to the city​​.

$78 Water Sports

Rafting at Petrohue River from Puerto Varas

Characterized by a very entertaining activity, easy and beautiful, Petrohué River is located in a privileged area in the landscape of the Lake District. You'll go 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. It's variety of birds and vegetation will intrigue you.You'll travel to our base in Ensenada and after a full safety briefing, you can get ready for the adventure. After 5 minutes transfer, you'll 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 embark on a quiet section of the river where you'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 you 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 Varas.

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