duck hunting lodge, is located in Buenos Aires province,
Duck hunting is the main activity in this area and our country is,
without a doubt, a great choice particularly duck hunting. Reserves
in Buenos Aires province are a permanent habitat for the different
duck species of Argentina, such as: White-faced Whistling-duck,
Yellow-billed Pintail, Speckled Teal, Red Shoveler, Cinnamon Teal,
White-cheeked Pintail, Silver Teal, Rosy-billed Pochard, Brazilian
Duck, Ringed Teal, Black-headed duck, etc. The unique grounds,
the water wealth, lagoons and marshes, turn this area into a particularly
attractive habitat for the variety of aquatic animal species.
For the duck hunting, that takes part in the morning or in the afternoon;
local hunters are placed individually or in pairs in different areas
previously selected by the head guide. Every hunter is accompanied
by a bird boy, to the hunting place in 4x4 light trucks. Hunters
may be shooting by a lagoon side from blinds located in the water.
Every spot will have decoys set up and every hunter will be assisted
by a bird boy whose job is to make sure the hunter's needs are catered
for. Bird-boys will use typical calls.
The dove shooting, takes part usually during the afternoon, and
in this area you
will have the chance to experienced the famous Argentina high
volume dove shooting. Millions of birds roost in this area,
and is considered one of the most important in the province.
In addition to the duck hunt and the dove shooting, Perdiz hunt
is the other option to complete your mix bag hunt. Done over dogs,
Perdiz hunt is very similar to the Quail hunt.
May - August
lodge is located in a traditional estancia only 3-hour drive from
the International Airport of Buenos Aires city, close to Bolivar
town. San Juan lodge has all the necessary services to accommodate
10 guest. Five double rooms, all en-suite with private bath, a very
comfortable dining room, a living room, with satellite TV and music,
and a swimming pool placed in a dreamed garden.
The recommended package is 5 hunting days / 5 nights. Includes full
board accommodation, and well qualified hunting guides with a wide
knowledge of the area.
San Juan Lodge the activity starts early in the morning. Breakfast
is served at 5.00 am consisting of coffee, toasts, jams, bacon and
eggs, fruits, etc. Morning activity, mainly duck hunt or perdiz
goes on until 10.00 am, when you go back to the ranch to have lunch:
a starter, a main course and dessert, served with wine, beer, fizzy
drinks or mineral water.
Then, you can rest or even take a short nap. After this, you can
go out dove shooting or perdiz hunt. Before dinner you may try a
wide variety of cheese, ham, olives and drinks; dinner consists
of three courses (starter, a main course and dessert).
4450.- Package / Per person
hunting days / 5 nights
5-night accommodation in an exclusive ranch with all meals and beverages
(wine & beer); 5 hunting days with qualify guides. Not included:
transfer airport / ranch round trip;
Hunting license, gun rental, shells, gratuities, clothes, personal
insurance and gratuities.
TO GET THERE
San Juan Lodge is located at 200 miles from Buenos Aires. It is
accessible by van. Private flights can be arranged.
From May till August: The weather is cold during the morning/evening
and little warm during the day. For this time of the year, in Argentina
is fall / winter. Your are going to wade during the hunt. Clothes:
Boot-foot hunting waders, hunting jacket, shooting gloves for low
temperatures (neoprene), leather gloves, cap (all the mention items,
requires camo), Blaze hunting shirt or jacket for Perdiz Hunting,
Lightweight boots for perdiz and doveshooting, a polar sweatshirt
or warm jacket (the temperature decreases at night). Other equipment:
polarized sunglasses, insect repellent, sunblock SPF 40 or higher,
hunting trousers, shirts and vest, set of underwear, good comfortable
socks, an extra pair of sandals or sneakers.