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Simpson River

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Its particular geography and extraordinary flora and fauna turn it in one of the most attractive places in the region. It`s a perfect place to practice fly fhishing and aquatic sports.

Simpson River has 40 kilometers of extention, with wild and exotic vegetation like lengas and ñirres.

Its conditions gives it a varied geography: pampas, mountains and seashorts crossing from Coyhaique to Puerto Aysen.


Fauna that includes farios and rainbow trouts. In this river you can enjoy the “Patagonian Kayak Festival” (thanks to its caudal waters –perfect to practice extreme sports-) and “Patagonian 2004” (electronic music festival)


Hiking, horseback riding, sport fishing, rafting, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.


Eleventh region. Located 2 kilometers north of Coyhaique.

How to get there?

Santiago-Coyhaique: Land route and airway

Coyhaique-Puerto Aisen: Land route.

Puerto Montt-Chacabuco: Seaway

Puerto Chacabuco-Puerto Aisen: Land route

Anywhere- Balmaceda, teniente Vidal: Airway. Other entrances by land route

When to go?

All year long


Housing, food, cafeteria, transporte, museums, camping


El Fraile Ski Resort, Coyhaique, Elizade lake, La Paloma lake, Riesco lake, Patagonia Regional Museum, Puerto Aisen, Lo Castillo National Reserve, Coyhaique National Reserve, Simpson river National Reserve, Seis Lagunas area.


$400 Chilean pesos

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