Welcome to Altue Sea Kayaking and to the
magical mosaic that makes up Chile's northern Patagonia landscape, a land of fjords and wild mountains
that plunge to the sea, of picturesque islands and mysterious byways.
Programs from 2 to 9
days in protected waters, where no previous experience with sea kayaks is needed and supported
by a 50 foot mothership.
Our trips originate
in our Sea Kayaking Center in
the cultural heart of Chiloe Island, located halfway between Chile's Lake
District and the inside passage of northern Patagonia.
You can also combine any of our sea kayaking programs with other highlights in southern
Our combined American and Chilean staff, assures the best sea kayaking and an unmatched level
of service in a truly Chilean Style. (top)
fjords of Pumalin Park (top)
the snow capped mountains plunge to the sea.
join us for an unforgettable adventure in the magnificent fjords of Comau, Quintupeu and Cahuelmó,
on the eastern side of the Gulf of Ancud, where wild mountains
cliffs soar out of the dark waters to touch the sky.
See stupendous glacial valleys, primeval temperate rain forests, and numerous
kinds of marine wildlife, including dolphins, sea lions, penguins and other sea birds.
lips over fresh salmon steaks, or steamed shellfish gathered from the cliffs at low tide, all
prepared by our cook in the miniature galley of our picturesque support vessel.
Watch the sunset
on the peaks as you relax in hot pools.
Spread your sleeping bag under the diamond stars of the Southern
Words alone simply cannot express the unique beauty and variety of this majestic land.
Get immersed in the fascinating, cultural
experience of Chiloe Island as we glide silently through the mysterious byways of this archipelago.
the magic of traditional culture lives on.
Spain once maintained it's last stronghold of colonial power in South America in Chiloe.
Today, there are
still vestiges of the original Araucanian way of life, which combine harmoniously with the influences
of the German immigrants of the late 1800s, and of modern-day Chile.
Our kayaks emulate the
spirit of the fragile "dalcas", which natives used for traveling in this region many centuries ago.
picturesque island we visit, you'll see an old moss covered wooden church gracing the shoreline, as
well as palafitos (stilt houses).
Taste guindao and rompón, savor a rich curanto and other traditional
cuisine that will delight your palate.
Wander through the local market of Castro, where you'll see artisans
at work on handicrafts that you can buy for surprisingly low prices.
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Sea Kayaking Center (top)
- Chiloe Island
the cultural heart of Chiloe, our center faithfully represents the architecture of this island (with wooden
shingles) and is built on stilts over the ocean.
It includes a comfortable
living space for lodging and meals on the second floor, and a convenient
place to store our kayaks and equipment on the first floor.
This space opens to a series of decks on different levels, providing a setting for instruction to
We also have an area specially designed for barbecues and traditional curantos as well as a wood-fired
hot-tub to relax in with your friends, after an invigorating day of paddling.
All our sea kayak programs
end at our center, a perfect place for connections to other adventures in southern Chile.
programs for everyone!
AND COSTS (top)
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trip Andean Fjords of Pumalin Park & Chiloé Archipelago (ALT
days / 8 nights)
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per person based on double occupancy US$1590 (Min. 5 people )
|INCLUDES: All transportation according to the itinerary, for round trip Puerto Montt - Puerto Montt / All meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 9 / Services of expert guides and support personnel / Fully equipped fiberglass sea kayaks with spray skirts, paddles and accessories / 50-foot motorized support vessel / Full camping gear, except for personal sleeping bag and pad / One night at Mechuque guest house and one night in Altue's Sea Kayaking Lodge based on double occupancy with wooden-fired hot tub facilities.
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per person based on double occupancy US$990 (Min. 5 people
|INCLUDES: All transportation according to the itinerary, for round trip Puerto Montt - Puerto Montt / All meals from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 6 / Services of expert guides and support personnel / Fully equipped fiberglass sea kayaks with spray skirts, paddles and accessories / 50-foot motorized support vessel / Full camping gear, except for personal sleeping bag and pad.
archipelago (ALT 03)
days / 3 nights)
from November to April at request
Cost per person
- US$530 - Min.
|INCLUDES: All transportation according to the itinerary, for round trip Castro-Castro / All meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 4 / One night at the Altue's Sea Kayaking Lodge including wood-fired hot-tub facilities, and two nights in the Mechuque guest house / Services of expert guides / Fully equipped fiberglass sea kayaks with spray skirts, paddles and accessories.
- · Normally, a group is limited to 10 guests. To operate our 9- or 6-day trips, we must have minimum of five people signed up 30 days in advance of the scheduled departure date.
- · In the case of the 4- and 2-day trips, the minimum number is two.
- Dalcahue channel (ALT 04)
days / 1 night)
from November to April at request
person US$220 Min. 2 people
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it down here!
is a friendly professional team, widely recognized as being the first and
leading outfitter in Chile.
We have worked since 1980,
exploring every possibility to obtain the best arrangements and value for you.
Although we offer a wide
variety of trips in Chile, sea kayaking is the most important branch of our company, created to highlight
northern Patagonia and it's magical landscape. Definitely you are in the hands of an outfit
that genuinely cares about you and wants to have the finest experience possible. (top)
AN E-MAIL TO
2 piso, Las Condes, CP 6760254, Santiago, Chile
Phones: (56 2) 232
1103 - 233 2964 Fax: (56 2) 233 6799
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