Kayaking on Lake Los Palos

  • Port

    Puerto Chacabuco, Chile

  • Activity Level

    Strenuous

  • Excursion Type

    Adventure, All

  • Wheelchair Accessible

    NO

  • Cost

    USD USD USD USD

    Price over $151
  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 3½ hours

  • Meals Included

    Yes

This excursion showcases the wild nature of northern Patagonia. In this area, the Andes Mountain Range sinks into the ocean, and that phenomenon has created dozens of small lakes, and rivers.

Your excursion begins with a short drive from Puerto Chacabuco to Lake Los Palos. A short briefing will be given; then, steer your kayak along the western shore of the lake northward to the Tabo River, which feeds the lake. This is an area of calm, crystalline waters. The navigation is upstream, and will allow you see the varied endemic vegetation, as well as typical Patagonian birds that inhabit this area -- kingfishers, eagles, several types of ducks, and caiquenes.

Stop to take a short walk into the woods, then continue to a small island planted with native vegetation. Rest a while and enjoy a light snack before returning to the starting point.

Notes:

Waiver must be signed and medical conditions disclosed. The width of the kayak cockpit is only 17 inches -- for your comfort, please consider this prior to booking the tour. Life vest and rain cape provided. Dress comfortably for sunny days: shorts, gym shoes or sandals, a light shirt or t-shirt, a hat or cap; for rainy weather: long trousers, gym shoes or light boots, and a fleece jacket. Bring a cap, sunscreen, sunglasses and a change of clothes. Not advisable for guests with mobility limitations. Participants must know how to swim. Minimum age is 12 years.