Bochinche Expediciones is a company founded in Futaleufu in 2014. We provide whitewater services that meet the highest international standards both in quality and safety. Each member of our team is passionate about the outdoors and will guide you through land and water, keeping you safe while having fun.
Come experience Futaleufu with us!
AKA Raketa, he began his river life rowing a Cataraft in Futaleufu. Today he’s a rafting instructor and pro kayaker and worldwide certified guide. He’s traveled extensively around Chile, Europe, Brazil, Nepal, Canada and United States, but his love for the Futaleufu always brings him back. His passion for the whitewater is so deep and contagious that at the end of every trip you’ll be ready for more! He speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and English.
We want you to have the most amazing adventure, tailored to your personality and desires.
Like many of the guides in our team, Flo fell in love with the Futaleufú river and decided to move here from France. He has vast international experience in several rivers that he’s paddled all around the world, and will surely make you feel safe in the water.
Safety first means that you’ll live a great adventure.
Half Italian & half Brazilian, Ida loves the sun, the summer season and being outdoors in the mountains. She has been working in the rafting industry for more than 20 years and has gained great experience in tourism industry. You will find her in the office, always ready to give you great tips and suggestions on what to visit, where to sleep and where to party!
One day Giorgia went on a family rafting trip on the Italian Alps, and out of the blue she joined a 21-day rafting trip on the Grand Canyon with our team. She’s curious, fun, happy, extroverted, well-traveled, and radiates that particular Italian magic she was born with. Spark up a conversation in Italian, Spanish, English, French or German. She now calls Futeleufu “home”, she will assist you with your trip, always with a sincere smile on her face.
Daniela is the Espolón Queen, an experienced Chilean guide who will lead you safely on the Espolón river, telling you about Futaleufú, its stunning nature and most ancient secrets. There’s no better way to truly get in touch with Patagonian nature than on a trip with Daniela along the river.
The most important thing for us is that you have a great time!
Nicolas is an experienced rafting guide with already 8 years of experience in the Futaleufú river, which he considers the best river in the world for rafting. He always tries to share his great passion for the white waters with his passengers and make them live strong emotions in the river with a great focus on safety as well. During Chilean winter he travels to Canada to work as a raft guide all year round.
Born in Cuba from Chilean parents, Ricardo arrived in Futaleufu in 2008 in search for a remote place where, as a medical doctor, he could share his knowledge and especially help people. Kayaking is his passion, you’re sure to spot him in the river or working in the field. He’s a fundamental part of our staff.
Why travel with us?
Our team is passionate about what we do
We thrive on your enjoyment
Our guides hold international safety certifications
Our mascot and travel companion, Lemu is going to be welcoming you as soon as you get to our office … she might even escort you on your trip! If you want to go trekking, she will probably be your guide, hopefully on the right path.
Born in the fields around Futaleufú, she’s well-travelled and never refuses a ride on our bus. Don’t forget to say hi to her!!
Mauricio is one of the most passionate guides that you’ll ever meet. He fell in love with the river at a young age and hasn’t stopped since! He’s active as a guide all year round, following summers around the word and rafting in many different rivers. You will feel his extraordinary energy and passion for the river, it’s contagious.
Meet our highly experienced guides, ask them anything about the river and about Futaleufu.
Vicky, part of our land team, has traveled the world like few others, all the while creating websites and painting. Loves photography, art and all the beautiful things in life… a true free artist! Currently living in Ensenada, near Puerto Varas, Chile, where she has built an amazing, environmentally aware Bed & Breakfast. Speaks Italian, English and Spanish.
I’ve had an amazing experience with this rafting company, rafting, hiking, and more. They teach you to appreciate the river but also what you can do. This group has been... read more an incredible way to explore the river and have a fantastic time in Futaleufú. They value having a fun time while practicing safety and respect for the river. I would highly recommend Bochinche for anyone looking for an adventures safe trip down the futaleufú filled with big rapids and great guides.
Jellybeanfishfrogs March 18, 2023
A little thrill surrounded by increíble natural beauty - The river was insanely beautiful and fun. On the other hand we felt safe and well cared for. There were many safety kayaks, experienced guides, and big sturdy boats. All... read more around highly recommended.
Our guide was Flo, a very cool French guy. He was great
V9036ADsarap January 14, 2023
Awesome!! - So much fun! We did the “bridge to bridge” trip since we are inexperienced but regret not going for a longer one. It was exhilarating and we loved every second... read more of it. The office staff, guides, drivers, and safety staff were amazing. This was my favorite experience in Patagonia!
Nicole L March 7, 2023
Amazing time on the Futa - Such an amazing experience I can’t recommend them enough. The guides are amazing and incredibly talented. The perfect balance of adventure and risk management! The perfect way to see the... read more Futa!
katherinesK5208QL March 18, 2023
It was such a great experience. We could book the trips spontaneously.
We did a kayak and rafting tour and really enjoyed it so much! The entire team is... read more super friendly, professional and motivated. Mauri was the best rafting guide we could have wished for and made this experience unforgetable.
A healthy, delicious lunch was included.
The nice guide Kohl taught us the kayak basics and it was really wonderful to see the beautiful nature from the kayak as well.
Go and book a trip with Bochinche! They offer basically everything you can imagine and Giorgia is the perfect consultant.
Ronja_geburzky January 23, 2023
Amazing Experience! - It was an incredible experience! The guides were terrific, it was safe, and the atmosphere was great!
matthewmM131SC January 21, 2023
Incredible guide company! - Bochinche is an incredible company and I could not recommend rafting with them more! They respect the river and run amazing safety! The best way to see the Futa!
Piperegg March 18, 2023
Amazing experience!! Loved it! - Amazing experience, such a fun day, so exciting running the rapids.
Loved the time of the river, and lovely staff. Especially going the extra mile to help us out... read more of a tough spot. Thank you so much, we really enjoyed all of it. 100% recommend
552katiel March 5, 2023
Amazing - It was an incredible experience!!! We really liked it. It was super exciting and safe as well. The guide spoke very good english.
F852ZTbobs March 5, 2023
Amazing rafting! - Amazing rafting! The staff is very serious and responsible!
We was having a lot of fun and highly recommend this company!
נועה ק January 12, 2023
Flipping awesome - Amazing experience with a lot of professionals around us to feel safe! Adrenaline woooo! And what an amazing surroundings!
Companion819586 January 14, 2023
Pedro Aguirre Cerda 545. Futaleufu
+56 9 3392 0745
info at bochinchex.com