There are many ways to spend your days in our immediate area which appeal to all ages and fitness levels. Our own internal agency, Davita Tours, offers many of the excursions available in the local area leaving right from the door of the hotel. We put safety and quality service first while endeavouring to maximize your time and optimize your enjoyment of our area. We can assist with special requests such as bilingual guides, and we have our own vehicles to hire offering you maximum flexibility during your stay.
**TREKKING IN HUERQUEHUE NATIONAL PARK
36 km from Pucon begins the adventure in one of the most captivating national parks of the area. The thousand year old Araucaría trees and native forests offer an unforgettable experience. In this attractive national park you will also find refreshing waterfalls and Andean lagoons.
**TOUR OF THE AREA
This is one of the ideal options to enjoy and admire some of the most important tourist places in the area starting with Caburgua waterfalls – pools of turquoise water which come from Lake Caburgua. Then we will head to Palguin to the astonishing China and Lion waterfalls which are almost 90m high. We will finish the day with a relaxing bathe in one of our local hot spring resorts.
**HOT SPRINGS IN THE AREA
In the surrounding areas of the Pucon there are various hot springs resorts offering the opportunity to relax in the open air or indoor pools. They invite you to experience the medicinal benefits of their thermal waters, where temperatures fluctuate between 38ºC & 40ºC. Guaranteed to bring you a unique afternoon of relaxation. Includes transport and wait. Does not include entrance fee. Towels available in the hot springs at extra cost.
**HUILO HUILO RESERVE
Bordering the 7 lakes route approximately 2 hours from Pucón will find this magical reserve with various activities and places to visit. During this relaxing trip at the shores of Lake Pirihueico, you can take a walk to beautiful waterfalls though ancient forests and beside Andean lagoons.
Come and discover this wonderful work of nature within the flanks of Villarrica volcano. It will be an unforgettable experience for the whole family. A tour to the volcanic caves guided by experts in volcanology and geology, entering a lava tunnel more than 500 meters long and 150 meters deep to the center of the earth.
**TOUR TO THE CHILE-ARGENTINE BORDER & MAPUCHE CUISINE
On this outstanding trip towards Argentina you will pass through thousand years old forests and enjoy a great view of the Lanin volcan. We will take one of the short walk around the Andean lakes before taking a break in the Curarrehue village, Mapuche place where we you will enjoy their traditional food.
With a full adrenaline experience you can enjoy a canopy rides along 10 lines ranging between 40 and 140 meters long. Hanging 25 meters above the ground you will reach speeds of between 20 and 40 km per hour. Includes all necessary safety equipment. Minimum age 7, minimum weight 30 kg.
A fun way to enjoy the fishing in the area, descending several kilometers of our rivers in the safe boat, admiring native forests and beautiful scenery. No fishing equipment or experience necessary.
*VILLARRICA VOLCANO ASCENT
During the ascent of one of the most active volcanoes en Chile you will enjoy the best view of the region: lakes, country fields and other volcanoes. The knowledge and experience of the guides will allow you a safe and fun excursion. Good physical shape required. For people over 14 years old (minors must bring signed parental consent). Includes equipment, entrance fee, guide and insurance.
*SAILING ON LAKE VILLARRICA
Sailing on Lake Villarrica is a great way to while away an hour. You will view the Peninsula and Hotel Antumalal from the water and will sail to the delta of the river Trancura. In true classic sailboat you can also learn the basics of sailing. Includes snack, drinks, wine and beer.
Due to the type of vegetation in the southern Chile one of the best ways to observe birds is from the water. In this case, a float down river is a great option to take images of aquatic birds, and of the endemic forest. A relaxing activity accompanied by expert guides. Includes binoculars and specialist manuals.
*DRIFTBOAT ON THE RIVER LIUCURA FOR FAMILIES
The best alternative to rafting. We provide an unforgettable experience to know the area from the water side, without having to paddle! Enjoy the scenery, take the pictures along the ride, and end up the journey bathing in the refreshing water. Includes guide, transportation and all necessary equipment. There is no minimum age. Optional: lunch box from the hotel.
*RAFTING TRANCURA BAJO
An ideal adventure for beginners descending Grades 2 and 3 rapids. For one hour you will experience the emotion and adrenaline of white water accompanied by native forests, waterfalls and impressive views of the local volcanoes. Includes transport, guide and equipment. Minimum age 8.
*RAFTING TRANCURA ALTO
For one and a half hours you will descend Grade 4 rapids between native forests, waterfalls and captivating views of the local volcanoes. The combination of adrenalin and adventure result in an unforgettable experience. Includes guide, transport and all necessary equipment. Minimum age 14. Dependent on river conditions.
*DOG SLED (MUSHING) EXPERIENCE
Marvel at the grace and strength of the Siberian huskies as they pull your sled along. You can feed the dogs and play with their pups too. There are various options for all ages from half to full day trips; simple visits to the dog ranch, or outings on the sleds themselves. Please ask for further detail.
*KAYAKING (September to April)
You will begin with a basic class to learn how to control the kayak before leaving for a paddle around the peninsula. No experience necessary. Apt for children and families. Includes guide, transport and all necessary equipment. Different options available in terms of length of the trip, destination and fitness level required.
A Ducky is an inflatable kayak for 1 or 2 people. Try out this experience on the River Liucura with specialist guides who will teach you the basic principles allowing your to take the reigns, or the paddles!, and enjoy the unique scenery as you descend down river. Includes guide, equipment and transport.
*HORSE BACK RIDING
Discover the native lands & enjoy the snow capped peaks of the volcanoes, along with glimpses of glaciers, waterfalls and endemic forests. A guide will lead the trip assuring you a safe & memorable experience. Includes a snack & juice. Ideal for families.
Discover marvellous endemic forest tracks on 4 wheels allowing you to enjoy the intensity of the adventure, as well as the surrounding scenery. Two people per buggy, includes guide and equipment. Excursions leave from the centre of Pucón.
Transfers to: Temuco Airport, Pucon Airport, Valdivia, Puerto Varas, San Martín de los Andes (Argentina), Junin (Argentina) & Bariloche (Argentina).
Bilingual Guide (half day & full day). Box Lunch, Rent a Car (Daily unlimited mileage).
Tariffs subject to change without notice. Activities are subject to availability and weather conditions.
Entry fees are not included into the National Parks, hot springs or where applicable.
(*) Services provided by a specialized adventure operator in Pucón.
(**) Services provided in hotel vehicles and accompanied by a driver/guide from the Hotel Antumalal.