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Have in mind:

  • The class V Rapids are optional.
  • The circuits are subject to change due to sporadic climate change.
  • Patagonia Elements reserves the rights to photography, movies or videos.
  • Please indicate any sickness or health problems before the adventure trip begins.

Our Gear:

We provide you top quality equipment:

  • Helmets
  • Wetsuits
  • Life Jackets
  • Water shoes
  • Paddle Jackets
  • All technical equipment for rafting and multi-sport activities are included, with the exception of fly fishing equipment.

What to bring:

  • Swimsuit/shorts
  • High SPF sunblock
  • Waterbottle with carabiner to attach to raft
  • Towel
  • Light Hiking shoes preferred to be water resistant or water proof
  • Warm fleece jacket and light layers that can be added and removed throughout the day
  • Camera and extra memory cards
  • Rain jacket and pants
  • Sun glasses and hat to protect your eyes and face from the strong Patagonian sun, Polarized
  • Sunglasses recommended for our fly fishing customers

The weather:

The weather is prone to drastic change in Patagonia. Located in a natural basin, the town of Futaleufu can experience the arrival of a weather pattern which can stay in the basin for a few hours or many days. In the past, the summers have varied from hot and dry, 90˚F days to cold, wet 40˚F days. Extremes in weather are expected in Patagonia.

See current weather conditions.

If you have a tendency to get cold easily, email us and we will consult the guides for an expert opinion of what to bring to make your experience pleasant throughout the trip. It tends to cool off in the evening, no matter what the weather, so be sure to bring comfortable clothes to relax in at the end of a big day. Slippers and a robe are the perfect way to keep you warm on a cool evening spent relaxing indoors. For hot, dry weather, be sure to pack extra sunglasses in case of a broken or lost pair. The sun is very strong so those with fair skin should cover up with long sleeves or a high SPF sunblock. There are few stinging bugs in Patagonia, however, it is advised to bring bug spray with DEET just in case.