|Experience level:||Intermediate, Advanced|
|Time of year:||Jan, Feb, March, April, May, Jun, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec|
|Group type:||Remote Uncrowded Waves, Kite Surfers|
|Board type:||All types|
When one congers up images of the ultimate surf trip adventure, the one prerequisite that comes to mind is solitary and perfect waves. Chile has both, solitude and perfect waves. Sure, surfing in Chile is becoming more main-stream everyday…..not only are the local Chileans starting to rip, but more and more people are discovering that Chile has a plethora of great waves, great cuisine, excellent seafood, world class wine, and very friendly local people. Even with this being the case, there still exists the opportunity to discover new and secluded, world class surf spots with ease.
A good 4x4, local knowledge, and some time are all one needs to go find your own little slice of surf adventure paradise. Chile Surf Adventures, a professional travel guide service, offers travellers the opportunity to experience this unique quality of Chile. With over 4,000 kilometres of coastline, the best way to take advantage of this vast stretch of mostly unexplored coast is to let experienced guides, direct you straight to the best areas without wasting any time. Not only can you take advantage of their local knowledge to maximize your time, you won’t have to worry about driving there.
They have an experienced guide service that you can trust. Nick has been conducting tours since ’96, and has lived and traveled all throughout Chile for close to 15 years.
You are met at the Santiago International Airport, and transported to the nearest world class surf spot. You will get shuttled to and from each destination in a 4x4 passenger van with reclining seats, private reading lamps, and a cold beverage in your hand. You can even pop in a DVD of your choice into the overhead DVD player, kick back, and enjoy the ride. Their exploration assault vehicle is a custom 4x4 diesel Ford van. The interior is equipped with reclining captain's chairs, drop-down flat screen for DVD viewing, CD stereo system, and big bay windows for easy viewing. It can accommodate up to 10 total passengers. They usually pull their off-road, recreational support trailer fully equipped with fully functional galley with built-in sink, stove, and refrigerator, and complete indoor bathroom with shower and private facility making it user-friendly for ladies. All camp equipment is supplied - including: tent, sleeping bag with bed lining, air mattress, pillow, head lamp for reading, private shower, and portable bathroom, beach furniture, etc.
If you relish in the thought of old-time surf excursions, but with modern amenities, let them lead you on your true South American surf excursion.
The Northern Excursion "Norte Chico Tour"
This tour will take place in the North-Central coastline of Chile between the cities of La Serena & Chanaral. The tour starts out by being flown into La Serena airport where the clients will surf the breaks in the area for 2-3 days before departing northward in our surf assault vehicle to the Huasco area where camp is setup, and to surf the abundance of quality waves for all levels along this stretch of coast before ending at our final camp destination at Villa Allegre/Portofino on the final stretch of the trip before heading back to Copiapo, the nearest major city with an airport, and finally back to Santiago. The Characteristics of this stretch of coast is very similar to Baja California. Bordering on the fringe of the Atacama Desert, it is dry and arid, with beautiful white-sand beaches, and volcanic-type rock formations.
The Soutern Excursion " Land of the Long Left Tour"
This area of Chile has become the most popular surf destinations in the country. Due to the close proximity to Santiago, and high quality of the waves, this area has become world renowned within the surfing world. The tour begins by being met at Santiago International Airport by our surf assault vehicle driven by Nick. The clients are than driven to the Hacienda Topocalma area, where camp is set up. Once inside the Hacienda, our client has the choice of surfing anyone of the 4 world class point breaks. From there, the tour moves on to the popular town of Pichilemu to surf the famous Punta de Lobos, and freshen up at the cabanas located on the point before heading down south to Pullay to set up camp and surf the renowned of quality surf breaks located between Curanipe and Cobquequra. This stretch of coastline is considered one of the most awe-inspiring coasts in the world, as far as beauty is concerned. The coast along this stretch resembles the Oregon Coast, with lots of pine trees, long white strand beaches, and river mouths. From here, we head to surf in the city of Constitucion before heading back to Santiago for final departure.
There is also use of alternative activity equipment such as snorkeling and spear fishing equipment, fishing gear, mountain bikes, etc. Also included in your package is a DVD journal of your trip & any surf equipment rental required. They also offer Snow/Surf combination adventures with everything included such as snowboard equipment, lift tickets, & lodging, etc.
Disclaimer - This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with The Perfect Wave Travel Co. The Perfect Wave acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines, land based accommodation and boat charter operators. The Perfect Waves obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. The Perfect Wave has no esponsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.
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