White-water rafting down any number of the country's spectacular rapids is popular - you'll find specialist operators offering trips down the Maipo near Santiago, the Trancura near Pucón, as well as the Bio-Bio river in Region VIII. Specialist operators can organise week-long trips. The scenery around the Bio-Bio includes hot springs and waterfalls.
The best spots are in the Lake District and Patagonia. The rivers and streams off the Carretera Austral, are remarkably clear and offer great opportunities for fly-fishers.
Voyage to the world's last undiscovered wilderness, Antarctica, from Chile's southernmost city, Punta Arenas.
The world-famous Portillo resort, has hosted many national ski teams, including the Austrian and Italian skiers over for the European summer. Other ski slopes in the area can be found at Farellones-El Colorado, La Parva and Valle Nevado. The ski season usually runs from June to September
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