Rancho Salvaje Safari invites you to enjoy a true adventure
Argentina offers an extended hunting season, in which you can enjoy hunting multitudes of animals at the same time.
Rancho Salvaje began as the enthusiastic project of Daniel and Anabella in 1990, driven by Daniels passion for hunting and his desire to share Argentina with the world
We have a large variety of wildlife in more than 85,000 LOW FENCED hectares (200,000+ acres) including red deer, european wild boar, axis deer, black antelope, water buffalo, wild goats, mouflon, ram, puma, and fallow deer.
The red deer hunting season during the roar is from March to April, and can be combined with the dove and pigeon hunting.
Combining big game and small game
Our proximity to the Big Game and Small Game Lodge (1 hour by truck), allows us to offer mixed programs in which we can enjoy full days of small game (Ducks, Dove, Pigeons, Wood Partridge and Partridge) with the hunting of animals (Axis Deer, Red Stag, Russian Boar, Black Antelope, Buffalo, Mouflon, etc)
Due to the abundance of rivers and vegetation, mild climate, and adequate rains, Argentina is the perfect environment for the population of feathered hunting species. With more than twelve varieties of ducks, three varieties of partridges, an unimaginable number of doves, and the amazing pigeon hunting makes us a favorite destination, combining all these species in one place.
We can customize your hunt!
General small game itinerary
• Day 1: Depart from your city of origin to Buenos Aires (Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport, airport code EZE).
• Day 2: Upon arrival at BA, you will be welcomed by Rancho Salvaje staff and transported to the lodge by private vehicle. In the afternoon we can start hunting doves 10 minutes from the lodge.
• Day 3: Duck hunting in the morning, partridge or doves in the afternoon.
• Day 4: Full day of pigeon hunting, starting to hunt in the morning and then have a delicious barbecue lunch in the forest and continue hunting in the afternoon.
• Day 5: Duck hunting in the morning, partridge or doves in the afternoon
• Day 6: Duck hunting in the morning, partridge or doves in the afternoon
• Day 7: Full day of Forest Partridge hunting. Farewell dinner with the Staff of Rancho Salvaje Safari
• Day 8: Return to Buenos Aires (EZE).
Big game and small game hunting calendar
Our hunting locations
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Doves and Pigeon, all year
Ducks and Partridge, May to August
Fallow and Red deer, March to July
The rest of the species all year
Reception at the Ezeiza International Airport (EZE). Assistance with customs if you are traveling with weapons. Accommodation in a double room with private bathroom. Housekeeping. Wifi. Meals and drinks, including alcohol in moderation. Complete organization of the hunt. Professional hunting guides and bird boys during the hunt. Dogs for partridge hunting and equipment necessary for hunting. Rifles and ammunition for big game hunting (we have all calibers).
• NOT INCLUDED:
Extra night at the hunting lodge. Shotgun rental (Benelli and Beretta caliber 12 and 20, we also have left-handed shotguns). Hunting license. Waders (available to rent). Shells. International or national flights. Insurance. Hotel before or after the hunt. Phone calls. Gratuities.
Yes, there will always be someone from our organization to welcome you and assist you in whatever is necessary. You will always be accompanied by us.
We organize the transfer from the International Airport to the Domestic Airport or directly to the lodge via vehicles. We have transportation agencies with vehicles large enough to accommodate any sized group including minivan, SUV, or executive cars to transfer.
YES, domestic flights depart from Jorge Newbery airport, 45 minutes from the International airport. There are daily flights from Buenos Aires to Santa Rosa, La Pampa by Aerolineas Argentinas and the duration is 1 hour and thirty minutes. From there our lodge is 120 km away. We also work with private charter companies who use an airport 50 minutes from our lodge.
Passport (can not expire within 6 months of your arrival for the hunt).
VISA is not required.
There is a reciprocity charge for citizens of the USA, Canada or Australia, which is paid before admission and lasts 10 years.
The steps are the following:
– Hunters who wish to bring semi-automatic weapons must obtain a permit at the Argentine Consulate in their country, before traveling to Argentina. If the weapon is double barrel or O/U, they do not need consular permission.
– The hunters must provide us with all the information about the weapon, and a copy of the consular permit.
– Hunters must provide us with a copy of their passport, address and telephone number.
– When they arrive in Argentina, they must go to the National Registry of Arms to obtain the permit to enter with their weapons. They must pay the stipulated rate in cash (approximately $70 depending on the exchange rate at that time).
– There are no controls on bow and arrows entering the country
Rancho Salvaje Safari has semi-automatic shotguns, 12 and 20 caliber, Benelli and Beretta, also left-handed shotguns. Shotguns are rented per day.
Rifles for big game are included in the program. We have all the calibers because the owner is a guide and hunter fond of weapons, therefore depending on the trophy you will have a rifle with the corresponding caliber.
The big game trophies will be exported through an Argentine broker, who will contact the broker you decide in your country and that will carry out the process for you. The first preparation of the skin is done on the hunting ground, then we send it to the broker in Buenos Aires who will be in charge of finalizing the preparation of the trophies and sending them. He will contact you for payments and shipping costs. We have no responsibility for shipments.
The clothes will depend on the place of hunting and the time of the year. The weather in winter is cold, therefore we recommend comfortable and strong shirts and pants, wool sweater, hat, gloves and a thick waterproof jacket for morning duck hunts. Bring your own waders if possible, as quality waders in Argentina are hard to find. With regard to footwear, we recommend short waterproof boots for long partridge walks.
Argentina uses 220 volts, with 3-pin sockets.
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