Explore the islands and fiords of southern Chile. FROM CHILEAN WINERIES TO THE SAN RAFAEL GLACIER. This tour allows you to experience the best of what Chile has to offer in a mothership style sea kayaking tour: wine, wildlife and wilderness paired with sea kayaking in one of the most stunning places on earth, all from the comfort & convenience of a personal expedition ship. Spirit of the West Adventures has crafted this trip to take in most of the highlights that they’ve discovered over the past 8 years of travelling to the area, and feel that it is an excellent & in-depth introduction to the area. Highlights include paddling in beautiful & pristine Traiguén & Goñi Islands finding traces of the original inhabitants of the area among small islands of the archipelago, viewing abundant wildlife, soaking in hot springs, basking in the immensity of the San Rafael Glacier and taking in a traditional asado (barbecue) at a remote estancia. Visit the website for all details & the tour itinerary.
Guides have extensive training and experience (paddling skills, rescue and first aid) and are experts at helping you to experience the ocean, wilderness and the natural & cultural history of the area. High-quality kayaks and top-of-the-line paddling are provided. The Mothership Blending the traditional artwork of experienced Chiloe boat builders with the latest technology in boat design, safety and interior finishing, the Noctiluca offers a cozy wooden interior and comfortable cabins as well as safety and reliability.
Fiberglass single and double kayaks (Seaward, Atlantis, Current Design), Werner paddles Kokatat paddling/rain jackets & pants, top-of-the-line paddling/safety gear, top-equipped first aid kits.
If you find it necessary to cancel your tour, please let us know as soon as possible. No refunds are given once tours have departed. Spirit of the West Adventures Ltd. is not responsible for any additional costs that may arise in the event of a trip alteration or delay caused by circumstances beyond our control. To avoid confusion written notice of cancellation is required, by email, fax or standard mail. The following fees will apply to cancellations and are calculated as of the date your written cancellation notice is received. Chilean Tours: If you must cancel your tour, your refund is as follows: Earlier than 90 days before trip – deposit is refunded less a $250 administration fee and the guest is responsible for any costs incurred for cancelling any additional tours or travel arrangements. If Spirit of the West Adventures had to turn customers away, the entire deposit is retained. 90-60 days before trip – 50% of total tour price is refunded. Less than 60 days before trip – No refund will be given, unless someone can be found to fill your space. If your space can be filled, only the deposit is retained. Trip cancellation and interruption insurance is highly recommended.