Kayakers Guide to Whitewater of Peru

Santa River kayaking

Located in the department of Ancash, the Rio Santa drains the majestic peaks of Peru’s ominous Cordillera Blanca. It runs in a Northerly course for most of its journey before turning west towards the ocean. It is best to run the river in the heart of the rainy season from December to March when several […]

Lurin River whitewater

The Rio Lurin is the closest whitewater to Lima and can be run throughout the summer months of January to May There are three ways to get there from Lima. The first is to follow the Pan American highway to the Southern beaches and follow the river up from its mouth. The problem with this […]

Rio Canete River

The Cañete Rivers offers boating for both novices and experts alike. With year round flows and it’s proximity to Lima it has become one of the country’s commercial rafting centers and has been the training ground for most of Peru’s kayakers and rafters. Buried in one of the Upper Cañete’s rapids Flows in the rainy […]