Kau Tapen was the first fishing lodge on the Río Grande, opening its doors in 1984. Its name means “House of Fishing” in the Ona Language and here, in the heart of the Río Grande watershed, live the best pools on the river.
If the walls of the magnificent lodge could talk, they would tell story after story of battles with huge trout over thirty-plus years. Kau Tapen Lodge embodies the fly fishing experience and to hundreds of anglers it is their fishing home. On the river, short walks and shallow wading are the norm. Single or two handed rods are both effective. Skate a bomber over a resting lie, or float a nymph next to a cut back for Sea- Run Trout you’ve only see in your dreams.
Not only does the Kau Tapen Lodge offer arguably the best Sea Run Brown Trout fishing in the world, it is also know for it’s culinary delights. The chefs at Kau Tapen put on and artistic display three times per day to their guest.
This premier lodge on the Rio Grande in Tierra Del Fuego is nothing less than a five star experience.