San Genaro Lodge

San Genaro Lodge

YOU SHOULD BE THE NEXT ONE!

 

The Lodge is located about 50 minutes South of Tucuman International Airport and the hunting fields are located between 20 minutes to one hour from the lodge.

 

San Genaro lodge, a charming Argentinean Estancia that has been standing for over 100 years, has been perfectly preserved and restored to combine all the amenities that will make our guests feel at home while having an outstanding hunting experience. 

 

 


Rates

4 nights’/days $3,000 ($750p/night)

3 nights’/days $2,400 ($800p/night)

Non-hunters: 50% off

 

These rates are flexible based on the number of hunters in the group, month of the season, and availability, please do not hesitate to contact for an accurate quote and further info.

Check sales agents info below.

 

*Prices are per person in American dollars, based in double occupancy.

*Subject to change.

 

INCLUDED                                                                                                    

  • Accommodations based on double occupancy. 
  • All meals and drinks.                                         
  • Vehicles and transportation every hunt. 
  • Soft drinks, beer and wine in the field. 
  • Lavish asado (meat) lunches at the field. 
  • Land Lease fee.
  • Transfers from and to the airport.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Shells
  • Gratuities to guides and the entire staff are to be paid at the lodge at the final invoice.
  • Gun rental. 
  • Hunting License.
  • Local or international flights.
  • Insurance.

* Possible combination with pigeon al La Emilia Lodge.

* Possible combination with Red Stag and big game hunting at Caraguay Lodge.

Request info to add more days to your trip to our sales team.

 

CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Direct phone number to contact the Wingshooting department:(210) 399 2043

General Information

 

Species: Eared Dove

Season: All year round.

 

Our Lodges are primarily Argentine Estancias built by the Cattle Barons of the Early 20th Century.  They were built with luxury and relaxation as the main goal.  

After an exciting day in the field, you will be met by our staff and treated as if you were the Cattle Baron of yesteryear.  Cold drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a relaxing fire allow you to unwind from the glorious day afield and once you are thoroughly relaxed you will be called to the table and served a meal prepared by some of the finest chefs in Argentina.

Many of our clients say that the hunting and fishing bring them to Argentina but that our lodges and staff bring them back to Pointer Outfitters.

 

 

Accomodations

The main house offers are the following facilities:

 

 


ABOUT THE LODGE

San Genaro is the perfect place to connect with nature and recharge your batteries hunting in one of the most beautiful provinces of Argentina.

The house, which has 5 spacious bedrooms with private bathrooms and a capacity for 9 people, has a cozy feel to it and an atmosphere that will make it feel like a home away from home.

Quiet, comfortable, and cozy!

 

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Cuisine

Enjoy our gourmet and traditional cuisine every night after your hunt; our  professional  chef will delight you with amazing Argentinean and international dishes. Accompanied by all sorts of salads, fine wines - especially Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, from the provinces of Mendoza and San Juan - and tasty desserts.

After your shooting day, you’ll enjoy appetizers and drinks at the lodge. All followed by an amazing gourmet and traditional cuisine for dinner. You can also ask for special dishes if you have any personal preference.

We’re sure you’ll be delighted with the cooking of our marvelous chef!


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The Fields

Doves usually leave the roosting area with the first light of the day, so we’ll pick you up at the lodge early in the morning to start the fun!

The primary roosts for doves are located in Northwestern, Argentina and we now have hunting destinations and the most outstanding lodges all across the area including San Luis, Sata and Tucuman (besides the well known Cordoba and Santa Fe provinces)

The massive population of doves makes this region the perfect spot for hunters that wish to challenge their limits and improve their skills. In this environment rich with farmland, doves have found an ideal space for proliferation and have multiplied to an overwhelming extent. The main hunting fields are in water holes and roosting areas.

Once we arrive at the field you’ll be shooting at, your field assistant will direct you to your post. We will also set up a tent where we’ll start preparing lunch, and after a great asado, we will set hammocks so you can relax before the afternoon shoot.


The Hunting

Our dove shooting program starts early in the morning with a complete breakfast, which provides fruit, cereal, toast, coffee, and eggs prepared according to your preferences. Your guide/host will arrive for breakfast and will talk to you about the hunting location, the guns, and the shells that will be used in the field that day.  He will also give a safety speech on the first day of your hunt and will assist you in acquiring any/all accessories you could need. Around 8:00 am – 8:30 am, you will depart with your group to the field. Depending on location, it can be anywhere from a twenty minute to a forty minute car ride.

At your arrival, the field staff will be ready to take you immediately to your shooting blind. It will be an estimated three hours of shooting before lunch time. The head guide will be available to assist and coach you if you so desire. Each guide is an experienced and qualified shot. They will be able to provide you with special coaching and tips to improve your accuracy.

At our daily location, we will set up a tent and prepare the famous Argentinean barbecue. You will immensely enjoy the cuts of meat prepared, accompanied by our well known Malbec wines. After a great meal, depending on the time of the year, we will set hammocks to relax before afternoon hunt begins. In the evening, when everybody has finished shooting, we will return to the lodge for appetizers and drinks.

The personal field assistants are in their thirties and most of them have been working in the field for many years; this becomes apparent when you see them shooting. They work hard every day preparing your blind, carrying shells, shotguns, drinks, and stools to your spot. They are also responsible for cleaning the field and picking up all shells expended.

*Schedules can change depending on the time of year.

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Gear and Equipment

In case you need a little help, click here to find all these hunting supplies.

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Gun Rental

Most of our guns are semi-automatic Benelli  Montefeltro 20 gauge and Beretta Urika 391 20 gauge. 

We have Benelli Montefeltro, Benelli M1 Black, Beretta Urika 391, Beretta A400 and Beretta A300. 

We have Beretta silver pigeons 20 Gauge over and under. We also have a couple of Beretta silver pigeons 28 Gauge over and under and a couple of Browning 525 410 gauge for rental. Check for rental pricing on these guns.

They are all using guns like in all companies because of the big volume of shooting in Cordoba. That is why for a better service to our guest, our policy is to work with 2 shotguns per person per blind, so if you have jamming’s or miss fires, your filed assistant will be able to change your gun and take the other one to camp for a check or a cleaning. We would like you to understand that we work really hard to provide a great hunting service, but sometimes, shells could be working wrong or even a gun can get ammunition and get stacked, or a spring could be broken, or the firing pin could be broken. 

Your field assistant will be taking good care of you on the blind and if by any reason your gun needs to be replaced, he will contact the head guide in the field personally or by radio to be sure you will have a great hunting experience.

Regarding chokes, we have mostly modified and IC, so please be sure to have your special chokes if you are planning to have something different, or be sure to let us know about your special request before your hunting trip.

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Travelling Here

Teniente Benjamin Matienzo International Airport (TUC)

Right now, 4 airlines operate out of Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport.

Teniente Benjamin Matienzo International Airport (TUC) offers nonstop flights to 6 cities.

Every week, at least 6 domestic flights depart from Teniente Benjamin Matienzo International Airport and Currently there are no international flights departing from Tucumán.

 

Ministro Pistarini Airport International Airport (EZE)

Right now, 31 airlines operate out of Ministro Pistarini Airport in Buenos Aires.

Ministro Pistarini Airport offers nonstop flights to 51 cities.

 

Every week, at least 126 domestic flights and 833 international flights depart from Ministro Pistarini Airport.

 

 

The biggest airlines flying from Buenos Aires to Tucuman:

The final destination for this hunting option is Tucuman (TUC)

The best connections are through Buenos Aires (Argentina), and  Cordoba City(Argentina) .

 

 

Important airlines to be considered for international flights:

 

When connections are through Buenos Aires (Argentina) you arrive at Ministro Pistarini Airport in Ezeiza and have to change airport to Aeroparque. It is a 40 minutes drive in between airports and up to 80 minutes in rush hours. We will organize your ground transportation in Buenos Aires to make it hassle free.- There are great connections to Buenos Aires from Miami, Dallas, Houston or Atlanta.

Consider also private charters from Buenos Aires to Tucuman. We will be pleased to send you further info and budgets.

From Tucuman airport to the Lodge there is a 40 minutes drive.


BEAGLE TOURS

In order to make the most of your stay here in this beautiful country, partnered with Beagle Tours, our sister company with amazing professionals that will be greatly happy to assist you if you are interested in doing some kind of non-hunting activity in Argentina.

Our focus is to offer our guests the type of travel experience they wish in terms of hotel accommodation, activities and city tours. 

We work every day to satisfy the needs of sophisticated and luxurious travelers and guests, as well as small private groups of friends seeking for a mid-rate trip, and even larger groups planning to have an affordable and nice experience. We specialize in custom itineraries based on your group's wishes and budget keeping in mind that anything that your heart desires can be found in our country: From the award winning wine to the highest mountain in the western hemisphere, salt flats and even glaciers. Tourist attractions in Argentina offer something for every traveler.

Thus, if you feel like visiting the one and only Iguazu Falls, doing a wine tour in Mendoza province, amaze yourself navigating around the Glaciar Perito Moreno at the very end of the continent in Santa Cruz province, letting yourself go while you enjoy watching a Tango Show in Buenos Aires province, or you just simply need hotel reservations, please, contact Beagle Tours manager Vicky Fallotico at tours@beagleinternational.com and she’ll be glad to help you.

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