Patagonia - Chile

River Of Dreams

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Trip Overview

The River of Dreams BaseCamp is located at 75 miles northwest of Balmaceda airport and about 50 miles from the city of Coyhaique, right at the Confluence of the Paradise spring creek and Blanco River, overlooking the river and the spring creek. The specific location of the Camp its 45°39'40.04"S and 72°36'20.23"W.

Just to get there it’s a full experience by itself. A very scenic and beautiful drive for over 2 hours, will get you to the end of the road, and where we still start a horseback ride for 2 hours to get into the middle part of the Blanco river Valley. After the horseback ride, we will jump into our jet boats and ride for another hour to get to our Camp. Once we get there, our staff will waiting for us to welcome you with drinks and appetizers.

A touch of class, in the most unique setting in the planet, brings you to the tables of The River of Dreams accomplished chefs at our Camp. You will be treated as royalty, to celebrate your visit to our place. Fresh, homemade, organic and locally grown food will be part of our meals every day.

Magic Waters Patagonia Lodge, our main operation in the region, has being famous for its fantastic food and service being the Best Dining Lodge in 2014 for Anglers Choice Awards, and the Orvis International Destination of the Year for 2016, so the food and service its one of the main points to consider in this trips. Basing the food grilling outside dinners for our guests, the main ingredients are organic beef, lamb, fish and seafood, mixed with vegetables to blend in some of the best Patagonian recipes. Our stews and soups are big part of our fantastic recipes, and even at the Camp, expect to have 3 courses dinners. All our food is organic, and the main ingredients come from the Ranches around the Camp.

Chile is famous for good wines and at the River Of Dreams BaseCamp we are proud to have a large selection of great red and white wines from the best vineyards in Chile.. Every night, excellent wine and Pisco sours, our national cocktail drink, will be paired to match your evening cuisine.

Rates

As we are currently discussing the best opportunities for our guests to come down to Patagonia with us, please CONTACT US for more details at the shop so we run through available dates for 2024 and 2025!

Hosted Trip Dates 2024:
October 19th to 26th - 3 spots available - CONTACT US

Open Dates 2024:
November 2-9: 6 spots
November 9-16: 2 spots
November 23-30: 6 spots

Open Dates 2025:
January 4-11: 6 spots
January 25 - February 1: 6 spots
March 8-15: 6 spots
March 15-22: 4 spots
March 29- April 5: 6 spots

Logistics

We have all of the logistics covered. Our goal is to create an unforgettable experience where you don't have to worry. We spend our time hammering out the details so that you don't waste your time!

Accomodations

Using tents were designed and buildt by Andy and Eduardo, trying to make the less impact in the beautiful environment where they are located. Our guest will stay in 3 double occupation insulated wooden frame tents equipped with heat, electricity and wooden floors. We have beds and all the comfort needed for a comfortably stay.

One big tent with a nice living room and dining area for the rainy days, plus a beautiful outside table located under a big Coigue tree with a nice fire pit to spend the night around the fire telling fishing stories and enjoying the stars after the fishing day. The Camp has electricity, hot water and 2 shower and bathrooms.

Gear List

Down here we are mainly using 5wt, 6wt, and 7wt rods depending on the location in Patagonia you choose. Please CONTACT US for more details at the shop so we can get you outfitted for an amazing trip!

Accessories

• Sunscreen
• Pliers with cutter
• Polarized sunglasses (we recommend Smith’s low light ignitor lens)
• Small waterproof pack for wading
• Reusable bottle for water
• Wading boots
• Waders
• Breathable rain gear
• Layered clothing