08:00 hrs. Pickup in your hotel in Puerto Natales or Torres del Paine:
Your trip will begin at the Serrano river sector (located at the southern border of Torres del Paine National Park), here we will prepare and distribute the kayaks and begin with the safety and paddling instructions. Our guides will help to recommend the appropriate equipment you will need to take during the trip and the rest of your luggage will be taken directly to Puerto Natales by a private transfer and will be stored in the Antares Patagonia office. This day start with one hour paddling across the first section of the Serrano river, this is a calm zone and gives us the opportunity to see and assess the level and comfort of kayakers during paddling. The first team activity will take place on arrival at a small waterfall in the river and we will carry the kayaks roughly 100 meters. After that we will continue paddling alongside National Park lands & privately owned lands and in these we will see the typical cold forest vegetation of Magallanes & the associated fauna. We will also be able to observe from a distance, the glaciers of the Southern Patagonian ice field. At the end of the day, the encounter with the “Ultimo Esperanza” fjord always offers a touch of adrenaline with its waves. Finally we ́ll arrive at Puerto Toro (Bernardo O ́higgins National Park), our camp base here is in middle of the forrest with a beautiful view of Serrano glacier.
With an early start; depending on the weather conditions, we will carry the kayaks 100m to the lagoon of the Serrano glacier so that we can paddle in & amongst the ice-bergs until 11:00am, we ́ll have enough time to pack away the camp, before boarding the boat, which departs at 13:00 (either the 21 de Tonina catamaran). We ́ll stop off in a local ranch to enjoy a farewell BBQ. Arrival at Puerto Natales will be 17:00 hrs approx.
- Medical insurance
- All transport mentioned in the itinerary
- Bilingual guide
- Double and single kayak
- All paddling equipment (wetsuits, neoprene gloves & boots, paddling jackets, life jackets, skirts)
- Dry bags
- Cooking equipments
- Navigation Puerto Natales > Puerto Toro > Puerto Natales
- Entrance Bernardo O’higgins National Park
- BBQ at Perales ranch
- Sleeping Bag (-10 C)
- Waterproof clothing (trousers & jacket)
- Long underwear, wool or polypropylene (No Cotton)
- Warm hat & Gloves
- Sunglasses & sun block
- Mosquito repellent
- Money in chilean pesos for extras (such a drinks)
OUR GUIDES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY TRIP D U E T O T H E W I N D VELOCITY BEING TOO STRONG FOR THE LEVEL OF THE GROUP, ANTARES PATAGONIA SUPPORT OUR GUIDES DECISION.
Keep your entrance ticket to the Torres del Paine National Park, get it stamped by the park rangers so that you can return without having to pay again or bring money to pay the entrance if its your 1st time.