In the 1940s and 1950s a casino operated in the Grand Hotel Pucón This government license lapsed in the 1960s. Not until 1995 was Pucón once again was authorized to open a casino. Soon the Gran Hotel Pucón was modernized. Most streets were paved. Elegant shops as well as folk art botiques flourished. This new affluence transformed Caburgua as well.
This is a Caburgua cabin built by tourists from Temuco who use it both on the weekends and during summer vacations. This is an example how locals are selling their property to non-residents and thus diversifying landholding in the area.
In 1968 the Caburgua dirt road was finally graveled. It was paved in the 1990s. This enabled many people staying in Pucón to spend the day on the Caburgua beaches. Also, interest in buying land to build cabins increased.
Werner Bratz was the first to offer summer accomodations on the shore of Lake Caburgua. Irene and Lorenzo stayed in one of his cabins in 1976. Landhaus preferred to locate near the Christo. Since then, the entire valley and lakeside of Caburgua has gained bed and breakfasts as well as family cabins.
Rigo Teuber contracted with Corporación de Fomento de la Producción de Chile (CORFO) and New Zealand agronomists to implement the New Zealand dairy system. With this system, milk production increased considerably.