Chile Hosted Trip - River of Dreams Basecamp

Join our Montana Angler hosted trip to one of the most remote regions of Patagonia: the River of Dreams Basecamp. Anglers will have the opportunity to target some of the least pressured trout in Patagonia on three incredible fisheries far from civilization. Guests will ride through the mountains on horseback to reach a remote river with 30 miles of float fishing waters exclusive to the small group of 6 guests in camp. The camp is also in hiking distance to a beautiful mountain walk and wade river and is also at the junction of a highly productive spring creek. Big trout and spectacular dry fly fishing await. Our hosts Eduardo and Consuelo Barrueto operate Magic Waters Lodge and their chef does a great job of preparing Chilean cuisine in camp. The camp itself is a permanent camp with large tents built on wooden platforms. There is a kitchen and lodge tent as well as a shower house. This is truly one of the last great angling adventures in the world.

Past trip reports to Magic Waters

March 2018 Lodge/River of Dreams Trip Report
March 2017 Lodge/Camp Combo Trip Report

2023 Hosted Week:
Basecamp week of February 25

February 24: (Friday): depart US on overnight international flight
February 25: (Saturday) arrive Santiago in AM, connect to Balmaceda (BBA) and stay in local hotel in Coyhaique
February 26: (Sunday) ride and jet into camp, guided fishing (remote float fishing, walk and wade freestone fishing and spring creek wade fishing)
February 27 - March 3: 5 more days of guided fishing (remote float fishing, walk and wade freestone fishing and spring creek wade fishing)
March 4: jet boat back to meet gaucho - ride horses out and then get a ride back to Coyhaique. Spend night at hotel in Coyhaique
March 5: fly home (overnight flight)
March 6: arrive home late morning in US

Trip price: $6990 per angler per week

*extra costs include meals and hotel nights in Santiago and/or Coyhaique before and after, and lodge/guide gratuities