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.
*BOAT TRIP ON LAKE VILLARRICA
Relax on a lake cruise, the best way to enjoy the panoramic views of the area. Take in the beaches and the peninsula of Pucón from where you will have an impressive view of the Villarrica volcano. Includes wine & snacks. Ask in advance about weather conditions. Between December & April only.
**TOUR OF THE AREA
If you would like to get to know the area, see the iconic places & wander through an ancient forest, this is the ideal option. From different points around the area you can enjoy panoramic lake & mountain views before continuing on to discover the landscapes, waterfalls and the most characteristic places of our land.
**TOUR TO THE CHILE-ARGENTINE BORDER & MAPUCHE CUISINE
On this outstanding trip towards Argentina you will pass through thousand year old forests, all the while with a perfect view of the Lanin volcano. We will take a short walk around an easy access Andean lagoon before stopping at the village of Curarrehue, a place of great indigenous heritage, where we can sample biscuits, cakes & jams made from local and unusual ingredients.
**TREKKING IN HUERQUEHUE NATIONAL PARK
36 km. from Pucón begins our adventure in one of the most captivating national parks of the area. The thousand year old Araucaria trees and native Nothofagus forests dominate the national park offering us an unforgettable experience. Photo opportunities at various waterfalls allow us refreshing breaks on our way to view the four lakes in the centre of the park.
**ANDEAN LAKES TREKKING
Near the border with Argentina there are these wonderful hidden lagoons. You will walk through millenary forests, alongside endemic bird species such as the chucao or the red-headed woodpecker, until we go above the tree-line and into an astonishing moon-like landscape surrounding Lago Verde.
**“MANOS CONECTADAS” CRAFT WORKSHOPS TOUR**
This tour will take you to four different workshops where unique pieces are hand-made. You will see the artisans at work and appreciate the process by which different type of crafts are made such as earthenware, stoneware, loom textiles and paintings. We will finish the tour at the painter´s gallery with a glass of wine & a cheese platter. A must for art enthusiasts.
**VILLARRICA NATIONAL PARK UPHILL TREKKING
We go into Villarrica National Park and start a moderately steep walk towards the eastern side of the volcano. When we pass the tree line, we will get near the glacier and we will have an amazing panoramic view of all three volcanoes in Villarrica National Park. Great photo opportunities.
**HOT SPRINGS IN THE AREA
In the surrounding areas of Pucón there are various hot spring resorts offering the opportunity to relax in open air or indoor pools. They invite you to experience the medicinal benefits of their thermal waters, where temperatures fluctuate between 38 and 40ºc. Guaranteed to bring you a unique afternoon of relaxation. Includes transport & wait. Does not include entrance fees. Towels available in hot springs.
*DOG SLED (MUSHING) EXPERIENCE
Enjoy the beauty and strength of huskies at work while you ride a wheeled sled at sunset. You will see the kennels, feed the dogs after the ride and even play with the puppies. The visit will finish next to a cozy campfire with a glass of wine or juice and a snack where you will hear stories from the mushing experts. Morning trips and family-oriented activities are available too. Consult for options.
In the clear waters of the Liucura River, you will be able to have a unique perspective of the surrounding wildlife as your boat guided with rows, by an expert, gently and silently drifts downstream.
The best way to enjoy the fly fishing in the area is by slowly descending our rivers on a traditional style boat. No experience necessary. Apt for children and families. The excursion can be taken as a fly fishing class or simply as an experience in itself.
*VILLARRICA VOLCANO ASCENT
During the ascent of one of the most active volcanoes in Chile, Villarrica volcano, you will enjoy the best views of the region: lakes, country fields & other volcanoes. The knowledge & experience of the guides will allow you a safe and fun excursion. Good physical shape required. Includes: helmet, ice pick, waterproof over-trousers, crampons, gloves. The hotel will provide box lunches: $ 8,000 per person.
*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.
*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 guide, transport and all necessary equipment. Minimum age 8. Dependent on river conditions.
*DRIFTBOAT ON THE RIVER LIUCURA FOR FAMILIES
The best alternative to rafting for families with younger children. An unforgettable experience where you will experience the beauty of the area from the water, without having to row! Enjoy the scenery, taking photos throughout your trip, and finish off with a refreshing swim. Includes guide, transport & all necessary equipment. No minimum age.
For a full adrenaline experience our canopy rides take you along 10 lines ranging between 40 and 140 metres long. Hanging 25 metres above the ground you will reach speeds of between 20 and 40 km per hour. Includes all necessary safety equipment, guides and transport. Minimum age 7, minimum weight 30 kilos.
Don’t miss the opportunity to stretch your legs, accompanied with a specialist Mountain Bike guide who will lead the way guaranteeing a safe & pleasurable ride. Includes transport, guide, mechanical support & insurance. Different difficulty options available.
*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.
*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.
From the golf club "Peninsula de Pucón" you will have a spectacular view of the volcano and Lake Villarrica. Golf lessons are available and must be reserved in advance.
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.