Situated in the heart of Chile’s Lake District, Pucón is the water sports capital of the long and narrow South American nation. From white water rafting to canyoning, there is plenty to head out and explore in this stunning region of south-central Chile!
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Pucón is widely considered to be one of the top water sport activities in all of Chile. Sitting in the heart of the Andes Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, it’s not hard to see why.
The majority of white water rafting that can be done near Pucón happens on the Trancora River, which boasts numerous different rapids and tributaries, making it perfect for both families with young children and adrenaline seekers alike.
Situated within easy driving distance of seven different lakes, there are plenty of great options for kayaking as well.
Along with kayaking and rafting, canyoning is another major attraction for adventure seekers and families alike. Avid explorers who want to get their adrenaline pumping can head to either the Nevado canyon or the Pillan canyon for an intense day of climbing, zip lining, jumping, swimming and hiking fun.
For families, Correntoso canyon presents an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the sport while not facing any insurmountable challenges along the way.
During the summer months, Pucón enjoys average daily temperatures between 15 ºC and 18 ºC. Summer is also the driest time of year in Pucón.
Any trip to Pucón likely begins with a flight into Pucón Airport (ZPC), which can be reached from Santiago de Chile. From here, it is easy enough to transfer into Pucón by bus where you will meet your guide.
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