This weeklong trip packs in a lot of adventure—trekking, kayaking, rafting, and canyoneering—plus sleeping in some beautiful and unique locations. With ample time devoted to training, travelers of all levels of experience will get the most out of this itinerary. From canyons and rapids to hiking in the forest and spending the night in a tree house, experience the best of northern Patagonia.
Our team consists of expert guides with experience from all over the world. Our lead guide, Robert Currie, has spent 25 years doing expeditions in the area and holds the record for most descents of the Futaleufu River. His deep knowledge of the river has given us the ability to design trips that respond efficiently to the needs of our guests and provide an experience where security is at the center of every activity.
We have four private camps in key locations of the valley, providing variety and exclusiveness to our trips. Each camp is carefully designed to ensure that there is harmony with the environment and to avoid impact on the river’s viewshed. Each camp provides unique views of the Futaleufu and its surroundings, filling us with wonder and connecting us to nature.
Futaleufu Adventure is aware of the importance of interacting with the environment in a responsible way and contributing to building a better world. In addition to having an unforgettable experience through our unique trips in Patagonia, your trip will also support efforts to preserve this beautiful watershed. Our founder is constantly involved in conservation efforts and you will be to! Your trip contributes directly to protect the Futaleufu so it can be enjoyed by present and future generations.
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Recent Trip Reviews for Futaleufu Adventure
Trekking Northern Patagonia: 8 Days · Chile - Mar 11 - Mar 18, 2019
It is difficult to award “stars” for this experience – but something like 8 out of 5 would perhaps do it justice!
Equally difficult to pick a highlight in a trip full of them:
It started with a warm welcome from Ingrid in Puerto Varras. After a spectacular flight to Chaiten the next morning, a walk to a glacier and a first night in a nice lodge at Lake Yelcho, the trekking started in earnest the next day.
We started at our lead guide Ricardo’s family home in Futaleufú before setting off on... read more