Kayaking in Rio Serrano River, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Chile

Patagonian Ice Cap:
Fast flowing water
Kayak through icebergs:
Touch the Serrano hanging glacier
Torres del Paine is located in Southern Patagonia and is one of the numerous and spectacular national parks in Chile. It was created in 1959 and UNESCO has listed the location as a Biosphere Reserve since 1978. This place is a wonderland for nature enthusiasts from all over the world.

Waterfalls and rivers, Magellanic sub-polar forests, pampas, mountains covered with permanent ice, granite peaks, meadows and glacier fed lakes await the outdoor adventurers to discover the wild and unique nature of Patagonia. Kayaking in Torres del Paine is a unique way to visit some inaccessible and wild parts of the national park.

Lago Toro is the biggest lake in the national park and the Rio Serrano river flows out of it and connects Torres del Paine with Puerto Natales town. And this could be a perfect way to get to the town, without having to take a bus or a car. You will kayak down the icy, fast flowing waters of the Patagonian Ice Cap, see and touch the impressive hanging glacier Serrano, kayak through icebergs and return along the Ultima Esperanza Fjord.

The nature around you is overwhelming with outstanding ecosystems, different landscapes and rare flora and fauna, found nowhere else on the planet. In every step you take, the views of this dramatic land will take your breath away. You can kayak the river all year round, but the best time to visit Torres del Paine is between November and February.

Be very well prepared in regards with gear, food and clothing because the weather is changeable and unpredictable with high winds, rain showers, long hot days during summer, snow and everything else you may think of. Wind proof layers are the key.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Punta Arenas
151mi/244km, 4hours and 28min
Drive from Bulnes towards Los Flamengo, make an open left turn onto Carlos Ibanez del Campo, continue straight onto Ruta Nueve, then onto Routa 9 N, turn right to remain onto Routa 9 N and continue straight onto Pedro Montt
BY CAR FROM Puerto Natales
37.5mi/60.4km, 1hour and 7min
Drive from Pedro Montt towards Ruta 9, make an open left turn on Camino A Puerto, turn right to remain on Ruta 9 N and then turn right on Y-205 until the entrance of the park.
Consorcio Aeroportuario Magallanes,
151ml from the city of Punta Arenas


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