See swans and other wetland wildlife as you navigate beautiful rivers on this Kayaking Lake District Day Tour. Float by islands and admire the scenery.
On this Kayak Valdivia Tour, float in the beautiful rivers around Pelchuquin, in the Lake District to the north of Valdivia. Enjoy stunning views of the coastal mountains and Valdivian jungle, especially as you pass Altue Farm. At San Martin Farm / UACH, you’ll see the best-preserved ancestral forest in the wetlands environment. Around the San Martin Islands, you’ll find large numbers of black-necked swans and herons. Join us to experience the beautiful natural environment of the Lake District in the best way–by kayak!
Duration: Full Day (9:00 am-20:30 pm)
Start and End location: Valdivia
Availability: January 2-March 31 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays), April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26, June 9, September 29, October 13 and 27, November 10 and 24, December 8 and 22
First, your Kayak Valdivia Tour will begin at 9:00 am with transport from Valdivia to Pelchuquín. From there, you will go by van to the dock of Puerto Paico, on Las Cruces River. You will embark at Puerto Paico at 10:30 am. The river current will take you right up to the base of the walls of a Spanish colonial-era fort, San Luis de Alba. The fort used to mark the old border with the independent Mapuche country. In there you will enjoy a light lunch at 12:30 pm.
After that, around 13:30 pm, you will explore a remote area of the Nature Sanctuary of Las Cruces River, between San Martin Island and the Cudico River. You will disembark at 16:30 pm at La Punta, and then you will be invited to complete your day tour with an exclusive experience of Mapuche gastronomy. You will return by van to Valdivia at 19:30 pm.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.