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Puelo River

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With several caudals, Puelo River is another favorite place for extreme sports and ecoturism lovers.

Puelo river goes from Cerro Tronador in Argentina to Reloncavi estuary in the Chilean territory. It has torrents and navegable waters that support outdoor activities and are a natural landscape delight.


Beaches and bilges, fauna that include rainbow trouts, marron and Fario.


Trekking, high mountain tours, horseback riding, kayak, sport fishing, birds watching, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.


Tenth region. Located in Alto Puelo, 154 kilometers southeast of Puerto Montt and 25 kilometers south of Chaiten.

How to get there?

Santiago-Puerto Montt: Land route and airway.

Puerto Montt-Puerto Varas: Land route, by International Route 225 until Ralun.

Ralún-Cochamó and Rio Puelo: Land route.

When to go?

All year long.


Moderate rainy. Rains all year.


Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.


Yelcho lake, Espolon lake, Hornopiren Nacional Park, Pumalin park, Futaleufu Nacional Reserve, Palena Nacional Reserve, Encuentro river, Futaleufu river, El Amarillo springs, Llancahue springs.

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