Family Adventure Vacation in Patagonia


Family Adventure Vacation in Patagonia



> 1 year ago


8 Days/7 Nights


November - April


USD 3,600.00 per person


Dec 31, 2017
Family Adventure Vacation in Patagonia
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H20 Patagonia's adventure vacations can be designed for families who enjoy a multitude of outdoor adventure activities with a bit of luxury. These family adventure vacations combine whitewater rafting, hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding into one fun-filled week of adventure travel in beautiful Patagonia, Chile. This is not a strenuous week of constant activity, but rather a mellow array of adventures for both young and old. The activities can be scaled up or down depending on the age group and ability of family members.

More than a family rafting trip, H20 Patagonia will make sure you're exposed to all that the Futaleufu Valley has to offer: whitewater rafting on the mighty Futaleufu River, which contains sections for all levels of ability and experience; hiking in the Andes up some of the Futaleufus' beautiful aqua-colored tributaries; and, horseback riding across beautiful valleys past the base of snow-peaked mountains. In the evenings, you'll return to the luxuries of Antucamay, sharing your day's stories by the glow of a crackling fire in the rustic quincho while enjoying exquisite meals carefully prepared by an international chef. While the kids go off to explore the tree fort or visit the ranch animals, you can relax in the steaming hot tub or enjoy a massage!

Patagonia, Chile provides a plethora of opportunities for adventure that the whole family can enjoy, and H2O Patagonia ensures that all the details are well taken care of so that your experience is a pure mix of fun, comfort and relaxation!


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Not Included: International airfare from your home to Puerto Montt, Chile; Excess baggage charges; Gratuities for guides; Travel insurance


Day 1: Arrival
Puerto Montt, Patagonia, Chile

An H2O Patagonia representative will meet you at the Futaleufu airport, before whisking you away to our 175-acre riverside ranch on the mighty Futaleufu River. Once settled, you'll meet your rafting guides who will prepare you for the week's adventures on the Futaleufu River.

Day 2: Whitewater Rafting On The Espolon River, Class 2-3
Espolon River, Patagonia, Chile

You and your family will giggle your way down easy Class II rapids. Depending on the choice of your family, you'll raft more difficult Class III rapids in the afternoon or take a hay ride, play in the tree fort, or go on a petting tour of the resident ranch animals.

Day 3: Overnight Camping Trip - Day 1
Patagonia, Chile

Today, begin your two-day trip into the Patagonian forest. First, you'll enjoy a boat ride across Espolon Lake. Once off the boat, everyone chooses a horse to carry them along the Upper Espolon river to H20's camp in the Patagonian countryside. Those that prefer walking to riding can begin the leisurely stroll up the trail. That night, your children will learn how to camp in the great wide open. Dinner will be cooked over an open fire and you'll tell stories until you fall asleep under a canopy of stars.

Day 4: Overnight Camping Trip - Day 2
Patagonia, Chile

Float the Upper Espolon River. You may choose to paddle in a raft or an inflatable kayak. This Class II float through the Chilean forest takes us to Espolon Lake where H20's boat is waiting to take you back to Antucamay.

Day 5: Parent's Day
Futaleufu River, Patagonia, Chile

On this day, parents get to have fun on their own! H20's staff will take care of the kids back at the ranch, entertaining them with various activities like fishing, riding ponies, or searching for eggs in the chicken coop. Parents have the opportunity to paddle the Class IV-V whitewater of the Rio Futaleufu. You'll experience the azure waters and exciting rapids of this world class river while knowing your children are in good hands.

Day 6: Adventure Options Day
Futaleufu Valley, Patagonia, Chile

Today, the choice is yours! You have the option to spend the day hiking through a nature preserve, rafting, kayaking Lake Espolon, or horseback riding to a spectacular waterfall.

Day 7: Canyoning & Inflatable Kayaking
Futaleufu River, Patagonia, Chile

If you've ever dreamed of being a kid again, canyoning is for you. Canyoning is the hybrid of water-sports and mountain climbing. Rappel down waterfalls, leap into turquoise pools, zoom down water slides, and crawl through tiny caverns. After canyoning, you'll spend the afternoon kayaking down the Espolon, a stunning tributary of the Futaleufu.

Day 8: Departure
Puerto Montt, Patagonia, Chile

After a hearty breakfast and a farewell to your guides, we will make the beautiful drive back to the airport for a scenic flight home.


  • Land transport from Esquel, Argentina to Futaleufu and back
  • Riverside lodging
  • Healthy meals prepared by our personal international chef
  • All amenities available at H2O Patagonia's riverside ranch; these include hot tub, plush robes and towels, Chilean Spirits open bar, and fine wines
  • Equipment, gear, guides and safety guides (kayak and cataraft)


Though H2O often creates custom itineraries, the family adventure vacation in Chile with H2O Patagonia typically takes you away from home for 10 days, including travel time. Whether you arrive in Patagonia via Santiago, Chile or Buenos Aires, Argentina, H2O makes the travel as pain-free as possible. Your arrival into the heart of Patagonia on Day One of your South American adventure is exquisite, and each day after that is fun-filled, yet relaxing. Day Eight finds you refreshed, renewed and invigorated as your bags are packed for the journey home.

H2O Patagonia reserves the right to change the order or inclusion of activities due to changes in weather, transportation or other unforeseen events.

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