• PREMIUM. River Suite – $2,695.00
  • Hosteria Cabin A (pp dbl occ) – $2,395.00
  • Hosteria Cabin C (Sleeps 5 to 6; pp dbl occ/room) – $2,395.00
  • Geodesic Dome (couples) – $2,295.00
  • Shared Dorm – $2,195.00

Date & Time Details: JAN 9 - 16

WHO SHOULD GO: Advanced Kayakers - III+ to IV+


Arrival City: Temuco (ZCO), JAN 9 Between 11 AM to 5 PM

Departure City: Temuco (ZCO), JAN 16 Between 11 AM to 5 PM

Contact Us About This Trip

Pucon Classics – Advanced (III+ to IV)

January 9 - 16, 2021

Chile Rivers for Advanced Whitewater Kayakers

Learn more. David@PuconKayakHostel.com or +1-828-788-5135.

PHOTO. Tinkerbell Rapid, land of ferries is one of our favorite aggressive eddy lines for piercing skills. 

Tinkerbell Rapid, land of ferries is one of our favorite aggressive eddy lines for piercing skills.

Want to run the Pucon region’s classic rivers, waterfalls, and best features? Pucon Classics trips are for kayakers keen to progress kayak skills and explore the optimal variety of Chilean rivers. River types include bigger water with boulder features, play runs, low volume creeking, waterfalls, and basalt canyons. Its downright spectacular. Your instructors know the features, every boof, challenge move, play wave, and eddy line. Highlights start on day one and continue until you depart proud of your accomplishments. 

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Kayak Rental
  • Airport Transfer
  • Lodging
  • World’s Best Kayak Instruction
  • Daily River Transports

Not included.

  • Airport transfers not on listed airport transfer dates.
  • 1 to 2 dinners at local or travel day cafes averaging $10 to $20 per meal.

Tentative Trip Itinerary

*Itineraries are tentative pending skills and water levels.


Arrival to Temuco Airport (ZCO) between 11 AM to 5 PM.
Boat outfitting and welcome.
Afternoon Lower Trancura skills assessment. Welcome to Pucon Kayak Retreat appetizers, provisions, and dinner by fire.

DAY 2  (SUN): River Goals, Coaching, Boofing, Piercing Eddies and Making Moves

AM – Kayak Theory + Lower (II-III+) or Upper Trancura (III, IV, IV+ w/portagables) run.
PM – Upper Palguin (IV) or Liucura Wave to Trancura (II, III+).


AM – Pack for Maichin Full Day trip.
AM/PM – Maichin (III – IV w/portagables) +PLUS Pucon Fireworks Optional.

DAY 4 (TUE): Full Day Road Trip Options: Blanco, San Pedro, Truful Truful, Fuy

AM – Depart for Rio San Pedro (II – IV w/portagables. Inflatable kayak options).
PM – Paddle San Pedro.


AM – Kayak Theory + Lower Trancura or Upper Palguin (IV) Full Day.
PM – Liucura Wave to Trancura or Upper Palguin Full Day.


AM / PM – Full Day Road Trip River Option.


AM – Upper Palguin (III+ to IV Group).
PM – Afternoon group favorite. Celebration asado and video show.

DAY 8 (SAT) – Time for one last lap. 

AM – Last river laps and/or souvenir shopping.
PM Temuco Airport Transfers.