Robert Currie

Robert Currie, Sr., a native of Chile, has more international rafting experience than perhaps anyone else in South America. He made the first raft descent of the "Fu" in 1991 and still holds the record for the most descents on it; moreover, he helped pioneer this unique trek through the region of the Fu. Since discovering plans to dam the river, Robert has been spearheading a preservation effort by helping to organize the local people and creating the Futaleufu Conservancy. He has been featured in Outside Magazine, Town and Country, National Geographic Adventure and the New York Times. Robert has been featured in Outside Magazine, Town and Country, National Geographic Adventure, and the New York Times. He loves sharing the river, its lore, and its natural and cultural history with other travelers.

Upcoming Trips: TBA

Past Trips:

Futaleufu Adventure, December 27, 2011-January 3, 2012
Futaleufu Adventure, January 14-21, 2012
Futaleufu Adventure, January 16-23, 2013

Client Testimonials:


Robert Currie made the trip. He is an excellent and outstanding guide. He knows everything about the area plus he is a lot of fun. Mynan F., Futaleufu Adventure Robert was great, as was Robinson, his son. He imparted confidence and his stories and give and take with guests was great. Richard H., Futaleufu Adventure
Robert Currie and his crew were excellent and he runs a very tight ship. Ted R., New Hope, PA Robert is a passionate, positive, high energy trip leader with a deep knowledge of the area. George F., Pleasanton CA, Futaleufu Adventure Robert definitely has a passion for his work. Steve D., Fort Worth TX, Futaleufu Adventure