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Canoe Trip to the Hidden Lake

Canoe trips for the family and friends in Puerto Varas

Other Family Trips:
Floating Maullin River
Floating Petrohue River





We meet at 10AM in Puerto Varas to start our 15km drive close to the southern shore of LLanquihue lake , the second biggest in Chile , with amazing views of Osorno Volcanoe until we reach our destination.

After receiving a safety talk and practising some basic strokes we will start paddling in a beautiful small lake surrounded by cliffs covered totally with dense vegetation.

Canoe Trips close to Puerto Varas

As we will be travelling in small groups , paddling slowly and quietly , we will have good opportunities to enjoy the flight of a variety of birds , the colours of the the clouds reflecting in the water , and the magnificent sound of the silence.

slow enough to appreciate the details

We will stop for a short hike to visit Loreley island and after a picnic we will continue paddling through a tunnel of vegetation till reaching Laguna Encantada facing Calbuco volcanoe.

canoeing  in front Calbuco volcanoe in Winter

Now is time to paddle back checking the other shore and start our return to Puerto Varas (aprox. 4PM).

Includes :
  • Transportation in private vehicle from your Hotel in Puerto Varas to the destination and back to Puerto Varas.
  • Canoe equipment:
    Lettman Canoes and paddles , made in Germany and lifejackets.
  • General Safety talk and practice of paddling strokes.
  • Box-Lunch
  • English speaking canoe guide.
  • Limited insurance once the canoe trip starts with Interamericana Insurance Company (chilean company.

    * Ask about recommended Gear list. 

Level suitable for any level mainly for beginners
*Family Trips


Lake District
Duration 1 day tour.
Other Similar Trips
(not included)

Floating Maullin River

Floating Petrohue River

Time of Year all the year ...please ask for availability

every day ... ... although it rains

Price Please Ask
Trip Details Starts and ends in Puerto Varas
# of participants 5 participants that respect the nature
Climate check
Photography Opportunities marvellous views of Osorno volcanoe , variety of birds including olivaceus cormorant , kingfisher , egrets and probably black neck swans.
Activities general canoe instriction and a short hike
Other Trips
in the area
(Not included)

Seakayak trips in the area:

* Northern Patagonia Fjords of Pumalin Park (4,6 days)

* Todos los Santos Lake (1-3 days)

* Reloncavi Fjord (1-3 days)

* Chiloe: Churches and Nature : (Penguins and kayaking wetlands of Chepu River)
(2 Days)

* 2 Days Cochamo: Seakayak Reloncavi Fjord and Horseriding Cochamo Valley

Suggested Gear Please Ask
PHOTO Gallery click here
How To Get There
Private vehicle from YAK EXPEDICIONES

staring our hike

a real Kingfisher in  front of us

Canoe trips for the family

All the family together enjoying the nature

Canoe trips for everyone ..never is too late to enjoy

  • Swimming expertise 
  • Contemplative attitude and respect for the existing ecosystem. 
  • Physical state and health compatible with the activity to be performed
  • Previous indication of any illness or health problem 
  • Possibly while we are driving to our destination , or while we are paddling , weather conditions (wind) may change and in order of the group safety the paddling could be delay, shorten or cancelled. This fact doesnt means any kind of refund.
  • Understand that this is team activity in the outdoors and the participation of each person at each stage is fundamental.  
    Before trip you must turn in a signed form of  Release of Liability
  • To have read and clearly understand the General Conditions section.
  • Send complete the RESERVATION Form and MEDICAL Form that appears after you press the RESERVATION button that is at the end of this program  
  •  The trip has been planned with the consideration of those without previous experience.. Before we begin our great trip,  we will have a complete safetytalk covering rescue techniques and paddling maneuvers so that our participants feel more comfortable during the trip and can really enjoy the beautiful views that they encounter. 
  • To guarantee the security of our customers, we use very stable and confortable three person canoes imported from Germany.
  • The trip will take place even if it rains.

Do you wish to accommodate this trip to your needs ?


AFTER  you press the RESERVATION button, send us an email specifying:
- Your Name , age
- Name of the trip you want  (number of days)
- Number of participants
- Date of the trip you want (and your availability)

* we will send you a Reservation and Medical Forms that you have to send us back by email

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