Puerto Natales

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  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Group Size Medium Group

The Kayak excursion in the Eberhard Fjord is a half-day activity which begins in the town of Puerto Prat, about 30 minutes in car from Puerto Natales. Once we arrive to Puerto Prat, customers are received in an old but warm house of 1909 by its own owners, who have lived there, their entire lives for several generations. In this place we change our clothes for a special suit to do the excursion and leave the things we will not occupy in a safe place.
Before you start rowing, the guides will give a safety talk to the participants. The kayaking experience consists of being able to navigate the historic Eberhard Fjord from Puerto Prat to Puerto Consuelo passing through Kruger Island (Island of the Dead) as long as the weather conditions allow it.
During the paddling, sometimes is possible to contemplate the birds that inhabit the fjord and its surroundings.
During the excursion a 40-minute walk is made approximately to visit the viewpoints of the area, at which time we pause to have our snack with a hot tea. The route is variable; therefore, the guides decide the layout of the navigation prioritizing safety based on climatic and marine conditions of the moment.
When we return to the house at Puerto Prat, a typical meal /afternoon snack of the region will be waiting for us, which consists of freshly fried bread, homemade jams from the season (calafate, currant, raspberry, rhubarb or rosehip), butter, scrambled eggs, coffee, tea and milk.

Note: minimum age required is 16 years old and maximum age is 65 years old. Maximum height must be 2 mts. (6’5”, usa) and maximum weight must be about 100 kg. (220 lbs, usa). Under 18 years old should submit a simple authorization signed by one of the parents or do the activity with one of them. Pregnant women cannot carry out the excursion. For those who want to paddle in single kayaks, it is required to send a copy of their kayak certification recognized internationally.

Recommendations: wear warm clothes and carry extra clothes to change after in case it is necessary (sometimes at the end of the activity it is likely to be a little wet by swell, rain or sweating).

-Regular tour departs everyday, from October to April at 09.00 am. From May to September at 10.00 am.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Pick up and Drop off at your hotel;
  • Snack;
  • Complete equipment: double necky amaruk kayaks manufactured in canada; remos cannon; semi-dry two-piece brand suits kokatat and palm; neopren shoes; nrs lifevest with whistle; palm skirt; neopren poggies gloves; helmet and a dry bag for cameras and cellphones;
  • English Speaking guide.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Lunch;
  • Any life insurance;
  • Tips.