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OUR HIGH VOL WATERFOWL PARADISE

SAN MARTIN LODGE

Lincoln, Buenos Aires - Argentina

Our pursuit of the best duck hunting in the world leads us to Lincoln city in Buenos Aires province. Argentina Heritage have selected San Martin lodge as THE LODGE to develop and run a truly professional high volume duck hunting program accompanied by a top top class service and luxury accommodations all the way.  San Martin lodge is located in the Lincoln city area, at 220 miles from Buenos Aires city.
 

"This region is THE region that has positioned Argentina as the very first waterfowling destination in the world."


This luxury Estancia is right in the middle of Argentina’s best Duck region which grants unparalleled ducks hunting by mornings and afternoons assuring non stop action.

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Accommodations & Services

Experience the charm of this historic ranch in a setting of timeless comfort & personalized service supervised by it's owners and it’s more than 20 years of experience hunting this DUCK MECA area

San Martin Lodge accommodations are world class. Spacious bedrooms with private bathrooms, Wi-Fi Internet, Direct-TV, cozy living rooms with fireplace, outside BBQ areas, day long beverage, bar and more.


We take care of every aspect of the hunting trip, and the food & beverage is one of them.  You will enjoy excellent food & beverages served in time to recover all the energy invested in the field.  Enjoy a hosted trip with us, the owners.


You will enjoy a variety of dishes each prepared by our chefs to grant you the best dining experience. We take care of each and every guest as unique individual providing sincere and empathetic service making our guest feel genuinely cared for. Non hunting companions will also enjoy the trip of their lifetime.   Always assisted by bilingual staff,  this historic lodge can accommodate up to 8 hunters.  It provides a wonderful atmosphere for relaxation, comfort and enjoyment.  San Martin’s ground floor features one bedroom with bathroom en suite, a modern kitchen, spacious dining room, and a comfortable living room/den with a cozy fireplace.  The second floor offers 3 generous bedrooms with adjacent baths in each.  For larger groups, the ranch also has a second residence to accommodate up to 4 more hunters which give us a total of 12 hunters.  We have a friendly and well trained staff whose top priority will be to ensure your stay with us is enjoyable and will cater to your every need.

"The high ratio of birds to habitat 
results in some superb waterfowl hunting" 

The Hunting


The lodge is located right in the center of Argentina’s best Duck region which grants unparalleled ducks by morning as also during afternoon.
Our days start before sun rise with a wake up call and shortly after breakfast we leave for the ponds.  Drive times vary from 10 to 35 minutes depending on water, wind and best current hunting location. For the morning and afternoon hunts hunters are situated in traditional two man surface blinds accompanied by a professional guide ready to assist you in every aspect of the hunt.

  • Standard Program consist of a 4 nights agenda including 4 mornings and 4 afternoons hunts.

  • Wake-up call by 5:30 AM, guests will depart after a banquet style breakfast to be at the blind before first light.

  • Hunters will enjoy easy access and comfortable double blinds strategically located to assure high volumen of birds.

  • Each couple of guests will be all-time assisted by a professional guide sharing his knowledge to recognize in between the 12 species, including White-faced Whistling Duck, Rosy-billed Pochard, Speckled Teal, Yellow-billed Pintail, to mention some of them.

  • Hunters will return to the lodge by mid morning, enjoy non stop appetizers, then lunch followed by a relaxing nap (siesta) to hit again new ducks spots by mid afternoon.

Hunting Season


Waterfowl season begins in April and ends in early August.  The weather is mild but can be cool in the mornings and evenings. In Argentina, it is fall/winter at this time of the year and temperatures range from 38 to 60ºF degrees. Sunny, pleasant days are the norm and ice and snow are very rare. Be aware that hunting may include some light wading during the shooting, therefore chest waders will be provided at no extra cost.

Recommended Clothing & Equipment: chest waders, hunting jackets, gloves for low temperatures (neoprene best), camo cap, etc. Hunting shirt and pants, warm coat and rain jacket. Light to mid weight thermal underwear might be needed, as well.

Included in std programs:
 

  • Twin bedrooms with private bathrooms.

  • Single room option subject to availability.

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, tea, and dinner).

  • Day long appetizers, delicious hor d’oeuvers and drinks.

  • Open bar.

  • Waders

  • Laundry service.

  • Guides and birdboys.

  • Transfers to and from the hunting areas.

Not included in std programs:
 

  • Gun rental.

  • Hunting License.

  • Shells.

  • Gun importation fees.

  • Massage service.

  • Voluntary tips for guides and staff.

  • Transfers to and from the lodge. 

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DATA SHEET

  • ACCOMMODATIONS

Luxury Estancia Lodge attended by it's owners offering a personalized service for discerning hunters. Exclusive & private tailor made service. Unmatchable gastronomy, Malbec wine & open bar.  Direct TV. wi-fi internet. Cell phone signal. Loundry.

  • RANCH SIZE

+5,000 acres of rich agriculture land with marshland and natural pastures.  

+150 square miles of prime waterfowl and upland game habitat.

  • ROOMS TYPE

4 twin bed rooms with fully equipped bathrooms at main house.
2 twin bed rooms with fully equipped bathroom at second residence.

  • SPECIES & OPTIONS

+12 species of ducks. Yellow Billed Pintail, Rosy Bill Pochard, Speckled teal, Red Shoveler, White face Whistling among others. 
+ Combination with our Big Game and Mixed Bag ranches.

  • LOCATION

Renowned Lincoln town.  The South America waterfowl MECCA.
Buenos Aires province.
Argentina - South America.
3,5 hs drive from Buenos Aires International Airport.

  • LAND TYPE

Crops fields combined with cattle natural pastures.
Marshland and potholes, creeks and big freshwater lakes.
Argentina's core location for agriculture. 

  • TYPE OF HUNTING

The best duck hunting of the world.   Unparalleled waterfowling by mornings and afternoons. Non stop action. Comfortable ducks blinds mostly over dry ground or shallow water. Top quality hunting equipment, as decoys, waders and guns .  

  • LOGISTICS

Fly to Buenos Aires international Airport (EZE).
Connection A -  3,5 hs direct ride to the lodge.
Connection B -  Charter flight to Lincoln and short 10 minutes ride to the lodge.

 
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SEASONS & OPTIONS IN THIS RANCH

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"San Martin Lodge is essentially a luxury boutique hotel. It is a two levels with four bedrooms, each with private bath; a very comfortable social room where shooters enjoy abundant appetizers by tireside and tell lies about all the great shots they made during Happy Hour prior to a gourmet luncheon or dinner; an elegantly furnished dining room; a very large well-equipped kitchen and a large porch/verandah where shooters may relax in the sun during the little free time when they are not shooting or eating." 

Book: Wingshooting Argentina & Uruguay
Author: Stuart M. Williams (edition 2007)