Know Futaleufu River
Declared Turism Attaction Zone by the National Tourism Service, Futaleufu River is also known as the “Wild River” (with a flow that goes from 347, 499 to 735 m3/s). Its characteristics turn it into the perfect place for extreme sports lovers. It has 3 sectors with 110 meters of width. Futaleufu River flows in Yelcho lake and it has an extraordinary landscape, that allows you to practice river rafting and see several valleys.
Attractions: Different speed caudal river, that allows you the river kayak and rafting practicing, among others.
Activities: Horseback riding, trekking, kayak, rafting, canoe, rowing, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
Location: Los Lagos
How to get there: Santiago-Puerto Montt: Land route and airway.
Puerto Montt-Chaiten: Airway, by Chaiten small airport
Land route : Austral Route R7 -78 kilometers-. Also, you can get here by Paso Futaleufu -10 kilometers- (route that conects Chile with Argentina)
When to go: All year.
Weather: Rainy, moderate. Rains all year.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, camping
Surroundings: Yelcho Lake, Espolon Lake, Pumalin Park, Hornopiren National Park, Pumalin Park, Futaleufu National Reserve, Palena National Reserve, Encuentro River, Puelo River, El Amarillo Springs, Llancahue Springs.