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Argentina Dove Hunt Small Luxury

Overview

Argentina Dove Hunt Small Luxury

These luxury boutique Argentina dove hunt lodges define luxury.  Shocking value without giving up service, excellent meals or exceptional volume dove hunting.

These lodges are owned and operated by two brothers. They have spent the past 17 years developing a reputation for spectacular accommodations and customer service. Because of this, they have created the finest dove shooting experiences in Argentina.

Cordoba Province is set in the heart of Argentina dove hunting. The mild climate, extensive agriculture, and perfect roosting conditions produce an ever-increasing population of doves. These attributes of the area create the best dove hunting in the world.Argentina Dove Hunt Small Luxury

This Argentina dove hunt outfitter owns and controls over 20,000 acres of the best land in Argentina. These properties are located in the heart of the prime roosting areas of Argentina. Typically the roosting grounds are heavily wooded areas with native trees and crossed by natural streams. These produce an ideal habitat for the reproduction of doves.

Surrounding these refuges are valleys furnished with large amounts of grain, providing a consistent source of food for doves. In addition, crops are planted on their land exclusively for dove. They use no till methods, which provide unlimited amounts of food for the birds. By practicing game management techniques, this operation has been able to provide a one-of-a-kind experience. They are the only outfitters in the area that offer excellent shooting throughout the whole year.

The observers in the group, or those who decide to take a day off, will enjoy horseback riding, polo matches and lessons, wine tours, spa and more.  Or just enjoy sitting by the outdoor fire pit enjoying the lovely setting.

If you would like to continue your vacation, Mendoza and Buenos Aires are but a short commercial flight away.  We arrange your flights, lodging and touring for a full service itinerary.

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Species: Dove
Capacity: Varies by lodge
Location: Cordoba
Season: All year around
Method: Shotgun, fly rod, spinning gear
Lodging: Luxury accommodations
Food: Chef prepared meals
Trip Length: Customized for your group
Transport: Luxury vans
Guided: Yes

Shooting

The eared dove is the most prominent game bird in the area.

A recent Argentine Game and Natural Resources study estimates the dove population in the area to be upwards of 32 million birds.

The eared dove is similar in size and appearance to the North American mourning dove. A typical shooting day starts after a sumptuous breakfast, with departure to the fields by 8 AM.

The shooting fields at each lodge are carefully rotated and rested to assure maximum bird numbers. The driving distance to the fields ranges between 30 and 50 minutes in one of our new 15 seat passenger vans with air conditioning, refreshments and two-way radios.

Clients shoot with their own experienced professional bird boy, who will provides shells, acts as a loader, retrieves downed birds and keeps cool drinks at the ready.

Shooting continues until noon, when the group gathers in a shady grove of trees for a traditional Argentine asado (barbeque) complimented with salads, gourmet desserts and fantastic wines.

After lunch and an optional siesta, the shoot continues until approximately 6 PM.

Upon returning to the lodge, relax with drinks and hearty hors d’oeuvres while dinner is prepared. Or sooth your muscles and unwind with a professional massage from our staff therapist.

Beginning wing shooters will have countless opportunities to improve their skill level due to the excellent conditions of the shooting fields.

Experienced guns can take great satisfaction in picking more challenging high targets. You can expect to shoot between 2 to 4 cases of shells in a normal day.

Itinerary

All itineraries are customized for you.

We offer touring in Buenos Aires and around Argentina.  Wine tours in Mendoza and exceptional touring in Patagonia may be added to any itinerary.

For those that love wine and excellent cuisine, we offer sommelier/culinary touring guides with fully customized itineraries.  Access to the finest private wine cellars in Argentina.

Lodging

Each of these four luxurious boutique lodges offers a distinct personality sure to please the most discerning traveler.

A warm greeting awaits you as arrive at the lovely lodge.  Your host, chef, and staff greet you on arrival.

Always a friendly fire in the outdoor fire pit to share the events of the day.  Inside, comfortable yet beautifully decorated common areas inviting guests to relax and visit about their day.

Guest rooms are well appointed with luxury bathrooms and all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.

Well trained masseuses relieve the tension built up in your shoulders from the volume of dove.  Follow up with the large hot tubs are found at some of the lodges.

Activities

Nannies are available on request for children

Spa, horse back riding, touring, and trekking.

We also customize private touring in the Mendoza wine region, Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Chile and more with specialized sommelier/culinary guides.

Rates

2017 Rates – Call for updated pricing

$500 per day per shooter double occupancy shooters

FAQ

TRAVEL INSURANCE:  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!   

Links to the companies we recommend:

 Travelex Insurance      Ripcord Insurance

While we do everything in our power to protect our clients from travel problems, we cannot prevent illness, natural disasters, wars, deaths, lodge closings and more; we live in uncertain times!  The only way to protect yourself and your investment is through travel insurance. Travel insurance can provide medical coverage, cancellation due to natural disaster, illness, death in the family, lodge closings and other unknowns; in this day and time, anything is possible.  Lodges count on you to protect your investment as they cannot refund your payments due to the nature of the product they offer.

Finally, travel insurance is time-sensitive and must be purchased within a certain number of days of your deposit to cover preexisting conditions, lodge closings and other various issues.  It is still available later but the benefits may be more limited.

Both companies offer evacuation insurance in addition to their travel insurance but Ripcord has more thorough coverage in this area.

The Ripcord membership and travel Insurance provides the highest levels of medical, security, evacuation and rescue services in the industry combined with travel insurance:

  • Remote rescue services from point of injury or illness
  • Medical evacuations to the member’s home hospital of choice
  • The best evacuation and rescue triggers that include rescues for medical conditions that will result in permanent injury in addition to just requiring hospitalization
  • Security extraction services for geopolitical events and natural disasters
  • Involuntary detention resolution services for members who are held against their will
  • Consulting services from special operations veterans, paramedics, nurses, and physicians
  • Travel insurance