Pigeon Hunting in Argentina

Why Pigeon Hunt With Rancho?

Available year round, the pigeon hunting at Rancho Cristobal is sure to provide the excitement you are looking for. To learn more and stay up to date on our hunting reports make sure to fill our form below.

  • Generous daily limits
  • Experienced guide on each hunt
  • High action and exciting shooting experience
  • Exclusive areas

About the Hunt

Pigeon Hunting at Rancho Cristobal: Test Your Skills

Pigeon hunting at Rancho Cristobal offers an exhilarating challenge for wing shooters, providing ample opportunities to test and enhance your shooting skills. Hunts take place over decoys, requiring shooters to remain vigilant for incoming birds. These pigeons typically fly in small groups, demanding quick reflexes from the shooter.

Learn from the Pros: Pigeon Hunting Tactics

With experienced guides leading each hunt, shooters will receive expert guidance on decoy placement and bird behavior. Your guide will offer valuable insights into pigeon patterns and flight paths, ensuring hunters are well-prepared for each encounter. With groups of 2-4 birds it is important to be as prepared as possible.

Fast Action Pigeon Shooting: Get Ready to React

The fast-paced nature of pigeon hunting tests the shooters ability to react swiftly and accurately, making it an ideal environment for honing your shooting skills. Whether you’re a seasoned marksman or new to the sport, pigeon hunting at Rancho Cristobal offers a thrilling experience that will leave you eager to return for more.

Rancho Cristobal: Epic Hunts, Great Times

Join us for an unforgettable adventure filled with challenging hunts and unparalleled camaraderie amidst the stunning landscapes of Argentina. At Rancho Cristobal, we’re dedicated to providing guests with memorable experiences that exceed expectations. 

Hunt Pigeons All Year at Rancho Cristobal

Available year round, the pigeon hunting at Rancho Cristobal is sure to provide the excitement you are looking for. To learn more and stay up to date on our hunting reports make sure to fill our form below.

Pigeon Hunting Gallery

About the Lodge

While you are here for the hunting, we invite you to indulge in our exceptional amenities during your stay at our new 18,000 sq ft, lodge.

Located in Santa Fe, Argentina guests typically fly into Buenos Aires. From here our staff will pick you up and transfer you to the lodge. 

You will enjoy delicious Argentinian cuisine using locally grown ingredients – some from our very own garden prepared by our master chef. 

After your hunt relax with a dip in the pool or a cocktail and cigar at the bar. Other amenities include a fitness room, treatment room, and more.



Lodge Gallery

Pigeon Hunting FAQs

What is the best time for pigeon hunting?

Our pigeon hunting is excellent all year round. No matter the time of your visit, this hunt will be available.

What is the daily harvest limit?

80 birds per day. This generous limit guarantees your hunt will not end before you are ready.

How are the pigeon hunts set up?

Pigeon hunts at Rancho Cristobal are conducted over decoys, with shooters positioned strategically to intercept incoming birds.

What gear do I need?

Please refer to our gear list which has a complete list of items to bring. If you have any specific questions, please reach out so we can help!

Can non-experienced hunters participate in pigeon hunting at Rancho Cristobal?

Absolutely! Our experienced guides are dedicated to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for hunters of all skill levels. 

Included In Your Pigeon Hunt

Lodging

No extra cost for single room – Subject to availability

Open Bar

All food and beverages

Transfer

to and from the Airport in Santa Fe.

Transfer Hunting

Transfer to hunting fields.

Guide

Professional guide service and field assistants.

Payment

to landowners for hunting rights

Meet The Team

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James
Jenkinson

Owner & Manager

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Ricardo
Fossatti

President

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Mauricio Fossatti

Head Chief

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Mauricio
Rodriguez

Head Chief

augustina

Agustina
Werro

Operations Coordinator

Other extras

House Staff & Bird Boys

Pigeon Surcharge

Pigeon Surcharge

Hunting Permit

Cordoba Pickup

Beauty Treatments

Massage

Personal Training

Spanish Lessons

Cooking Lessons

Horse riding

Archery

Golf

Water Sports

Yoga

See What Past Hunters Have Said About Rancho

Owned and operated by a vastly experienced team with over 25 years of local hunting and hospitality experience and 30 years of international experience across some of the world’s best hotels and lodges. Our team are all keen hunters and have dedicated their careers to providing the best hunting possible to our guests.


We hope to welcome you to the lodge very soon!

Pigeon Hunting Package Options

Complete customization of your trip is available! Below find some common packages we offer

Packages

Ultimate wingshooting

Our most popular package is a 6 day/5 night stay option
Day 1
Arrival at Santa Fe Airport typically mid morning, transfer directly to the field (1 hour drive) or to the lodge lunch depending on schedule with a late afternoon dove shoot, evening drinks and dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2
Breakfast, morning dove shooting, lunch and/or siesta, afternoon dove shooting, afternoon dove shoot, evening drinks and dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3
Breakfast, morning dove shooting, lunch, afternoon dove shooting, afternoon dove shoot, evening drinks and dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4
Breakfast, morning dove shooting, lunch, afternoon dove shooting, afternoon dove shoot, evening drinks and dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5
Breakfast, morning dove shooting, lunch and afternoon departure to Santa Fe Airport for the return flight home.
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