Rafting at Petrohue River from Puerto Varas

Water Sports in Osorno

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Tour description provided by Viator

You will be picked up at your centrally located Puerto Varas hotel and join this 6-hour tour. Prepare to descend the Petrohué river through rapids class III and IV for a 2- hour rafting trip accompanied by fantastic scenery composed of the Andes Mountains and a wide variety of birds and intriguing vegetation.This tour will start from hotels and accommodation centrally located. It will not start from Cruiser ship or from the Puerto Montt port
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.

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)

What’s not included

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