puerto varas, chile
A unique natural setting along the LLanquihue Lake, in full view of three majestic beasts: Volcán Osorno, Volcán Calbuco and Volcán Puntiagudo.
Between these volcanoes is the breathtaking Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, which protects the body of the lake Todos los Santos, giving rise to the Petrohué River.
In addition to offering unbeatable views, this landscape offers a wide variety of recreational and sports experiences for all levels: kayaking, class III rafting, skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, fly fishing and much more!
Come to Ensenada, endless adventures await…
Some 6 km further on is the lake Todos los Santos, where you can embark on a boat or catamaran and enjoy wonderful views from a different perspective.
Viewpoint Laguna Verde
Laguna Verde, where you can take beautiful self-guided trails and surely run into a curious fox. The facilities have a CONAF office, souvenir shop and restrooms.
Parque Hueñu Hueñu
Parque Hueñu Hueñu is located on Route V-69, 6km from Ensenada, about 20 minutes from La Colmena.
Enjoy trails with access to the river, cafeteria-pizzeria, pump-track, bike rental, games and more! Fun for all ages.
Excellent workshops, experiences and educational meetings in nature.
Located just 6km from Ensenada, the vehicle reaches an altitude of 1,200 meters on a paved road where there is a Ski and Mountain Center, Cafeteria service and different activities for all ages.
Located a few kilometers from Ensenada, on the way to Cascadas.
Aremko Hot tubs
rafting, hiking, fly-fishing…
Enjoy the wonders of nature venturing into a great adventure. Local businesses offer outings for all ages.
Class III rafting in the Petrohué river
Enjoy the impressive scenery from the raft as you face class III and IV rapids on the Petrohué River. From 10 years old, no previous experience is required.
Duration: 3 hours aprox.
Our programs are designed to satisfy the appetite for winter adventure of experienced skiers and riders.
Tours available between July and October.
Trekking and biking Osorno volcano
Duration: full day
Contact: +56 9 8640 5042
Trekking in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park
Volcano ascents and hikes led by excellent certified guides.
“From forests and lakes to the highest peaks of the Andes, we accompany you to enjoy the world of adventure and exploration.”
Kayak La Poza
You can enjoy the beautiful surroundings with gorgeous views of the Calbuco volcano. The perfect activity for the whole family and for those who want to discover kayaking. Half day tour.
Duration: 3 hours aprox
Hike Paso Desolación
Duration: 6 hours aprox.
Catch & release fishing, permits provided.
Call +56 9 7397 1496
El Solitario trail
A classic trek crossing temperate rain forests and volcanic lahars on a 6 km low-difficulty trail that crosses the southern slope of the Osorno volcano to the Petrohué river valley. An interpretive tour of the forest, its unique flora and fauna. Walk the living traces of the successive volcanic eruptions that have shaped the landscape through thousands of years.
Duration: 2 hours approx per section
Guided nature walk with BirdsChile
Visit varied ecosystems such as wetlands, forests and meadows and find as many species as possible. Take advantage of the twilight activity of species such as Nuco (Asioflammeus), Chuncho (Glaciudium nana) among others.
Treking La Junta – Cochamó
Duration: full day
Contact: +56 9 8640 5042
Touring kayak on Todos los Santos lake
Sail the wonderful Todos los Santos Lake, visit the León River lighthouse and Vicente Perez Rosales National Park.
Duration: 6-7 hours aprox.
recorre la zona
the basin, cochamó, ralún …
Full day trips that you can do independently.
Book your excursion, www.turistour.cl
In Peulla there are restaurant services, walks and hikes such as the path to the Velo de Novia waterfall, which is very easy to access.
Llanquihue lake basin
Following the Lake Road you will arrive at Frutillar to visit the Lake Theater and the German Colonial Museum.
Also visit Puerto Octay, the first port of departure for agricultural products to Osorno. Get to know the Parish of San Agustín from 1896. It will surprise you with one of the most spectacular wooden interiors in southern Chile.
Antonio Felmer Museum
Housed in an old barn of German colonial architecture, you’ll find three fantastic floors of galleries that span decades of German colonization history, including their tools, toys and inventions.
A guided tour that will make this an educational, entertaining and enriching experience. ¡A can´t miss! For all ages.
Termas del Sol, Puelo
Las Termas del Sol is about 55 miles away (1.45h), which has 10 natural thermal pools, and 1000 feet of walkways in a unique environment.
Where to eat
for every taste!
Fast food, homemade and luxury restaurants.
Homemade meals will take you to live a unique experience, with exquisite preparations full of delicious flavors. Homemade food, meat, fish.
Ruta 225 Km 42, Ensenada – Puerto Varas
+56 9 6516 7075
Cafetería Ranchito Express
Pastries with a homemade concept. Cakes, cheesecake, kuchen, waffles, cookies, chot dogs, sandwich, etc. Friendly service in a calm and relaxed environment.
Ruta 225 km 42, Ensenada – Puerto Varas
+569 6109 2158
Restaurant El Toqui
Typical dishes of the region.
Ruta 225 Km 42.2, Ensenada – Puerto Varas
Il Viaggio Pizza e Pasta
Ruta 225 km 39,5, Ensenada – Puerto Varas
+56 9 9449 6458