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Yak Expediciones - Day tour

Puerto Varas, Chile
+56 9 8332 0574
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Very Disappointing!

The lights are on, but is anyone at home??? I precisely followed the booking instructions for the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
nikkleby
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Melbourne
Breathtaking 6-Day Seakayaking Trip in Pumalin Park

What can I say?... I've spent 6 weeks traveling alone across Chile and this was definitely the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
cchristophh
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Hamburg, Germany
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Discover the beauty of the Chilean lakes and Patagonian fjords, islands and glaciers like few other people have seen them - by seakayak, or on foot. Regular day trips all year from Puerto Varas and much more. Meet local people and enhance your cultural experience; get off the beaten track! Fully qualified specialists with more than 20 years' experience throughout Patagonia, certified by the British Canoe Union and American Canoe Association.
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“local families” (11 reviews)
“pumalin park” (34 reviews)
“hot springs” (16 reviews)
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Puerto Varas, Chile
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+56 9 8332 0574
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"northern patagonia"
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"local culture"
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"local fishing"
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"natural beauty"
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"fantastic trip"
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"experienced guide"
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"chilli"
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The lights are on, but is anyone at home??? I precisely followed the booking instructions for the day tour, (Lago Todos Los Santos), forwarding two emails five weeks and three weeks ago to their supplied address. Both appear as Sent Items in my email account....More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

What can I say?... I've spent 6 weeks traveling alone across Chile and this was definitely the highlight of the whole trip. To my person, I am 31 years old, have only minimal spanish knowlegde, have experiences in seakayak trips and of course like to...More

Thank cchristophh
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Completed the 4-Day Pumalin Park kayaking trip in early March. Did the trip without a group, so was just me and Juan in a double sea kayak and we were quite lucky to get good weather. Had a great time on the trip - the...More

Thank Sidney P
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed the 4 day kayaking trip in the Northern Patagonia Fjords. What stuck out on this trip was how unique an experience it is. You paddle in amazing fjords, learn about the life of local fishing families and experience their...More

1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I would like to start with my background. This is the 10th extended guided trip I have taken including a 2 week kayaking trip in Greenland, 5 trips in Alaska including Glacier Bay, Icy Bay, Nigu River, Kongakut River, & Noatak River), two Baja trips...More

Thank daviddewitt
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Juan Z, Owner at Yak Expediciones - Day tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hola This is a great surprise that you take such a long time to analize your experience with us considering what you told me personally during the trip and during the return in the ferry boat, so we have a huge opportunity to improve in...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

My friend and I went on the 4 day sea kayaking tour of Northern Patagonia fjords and had an awesome time. Juan is a very experienced guide, highly focused on safety (he had quality equipment and starts off with a safety tutorial), and deeply caring...More

Thank RachFoRo
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I did the 4 day 3 night camping kayak trip in Parque Pumalin. I didn't think Juan was a guide that empowered his clients, rather he talked down to them and at them, especially the women of the group. While some scenery was lovely, the...More

Thank Emily N
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Juan Z, Propietario at Yak Expediciones - Day tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thanks Emily for your coments . All of them were explained clearly to you during the special and private meeting we had to answer any questions that you might have and before you pay , and again, in another ocasión we explain in detail them...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Would it be ok to you to be what, would it be ok to you to test an assistance rescue shifting your kayak and experience it upside-down (or overcocme your doubt to do ?). You will make it! Juan will guide you well. Would it...More

Thank petrabargstedt
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We took the one day Revonclavi Fjord tour. From start to finish the tour was amazing. Juane picked us up from our hotel, and shared some history, conservation, and culture with us on the beautiful drive out to the Fjord. We were the only two...More

Thank Charlie L
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Juanfe is a fantastic guide, and we had a great time with him! He tailored our 4-day kayaking trip to perfectly suit our group. We kayaked through some amazing scenery, met several local families, ate delicious home-cooked meals, saw lots of wildlife and learned a...More

Thank nlovgren2
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