GBH Safaris, Patagonia-Argentina

Shows & Conventions

Dallas Safari Club
Dallas, TX. January 5 - 8, 2017, Booth 2600.

Houston Safari Club
January 13-15, 2017, Booth 800.

Las Vegas SCI
February 1-4, 2017, Booth 2919, 2921 & 2923.

Big Game & Wingshooting in Argentina

My name is German Brandazza. During the last 9 years our company is handling 45000 acres in one of the best hunting areas in Argentina, where we have more than 15 hunting species:
* Big game hunting: wild boar, red deer, water buffalo, wild goat, black buck, axis deer, four horned sheep, fallow deer, puma.
* Wingshooting & Small game hunting: dove, pigeon, perdiz, vizcacha, ducks and others.

LOCATION
The ranch is located 110 Km southwest of Santa Rosa city, the capital of the La Pampa Province. It is 700 KM from Buenos Aires, or 1.5 hours by air. You will be picked up in Santa Rosa and transported to the ranch in 4X4 vehicles.

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ARRIVAL POINT
Hunters will be arriving to Buenos Aires International Airport, Ezeiza. Received and transferred by GBH Safaris to the domestic Airport (arrival and departure). There the hunters will take the flight to hunting area. Upon arrival, the client will be welcomed by his guide and transported to the hunting area

DOCUMENTATION
Hunters need their Passport as well as all the necessary paperwork and permits for temporary import of guns and ammunitions into Argentina, no VISA is required to US citizens.

A reciprocity fee applies to citizens from Australia, Canada and United States since 2010. They do not need a visa to enter Argentina, however they need to pay this fee. This fee applies to citizens of countries that apply the same fee to Argentinean citizens entering their countries. Payment of this reciprocity has to be done online and we highly recommend you make this payment before arrival. Step by step instructions to effect payment are very simple and are as follows:

Reciprocity Fee Payment

1) Enter the web site www.migraciones.gov.ar
2) In the left column of the website look and click on "Pay Your Reciprocity Rate" which is under Services.
3) A pop-up window will open in which you can select to open the Online Payment Instructions. Once you have the instructions click on "Continue"
4) This will direct you the the following website: http://www.provinciapagos.com.ar/dnm/ of Provincia Pagos
5) Click on "How to Pay the Reciprocity Fee", this will open a window in which you will have to Sign Up and register with a username and password.
6) Once you have signed up, you may Log In and start the process.
7) Complete the form for the Reciprocity Fee with your personal and credit card information.
8) Print the payment receipt.
9) Upon arrival in Argentina, this printed receipt must be presented at Immigration Control. The receipt will be scanned by the Immigration officials, the information will be checked, and the traveler's entry to the country registered.

Clients from other countries can check if they need a visa to enter Argentina in the following web site: http://www.mrecic.gov.ar/portal/temas_consulares/visas.html

GUNS AND AMMUNITIONS
If hunters are not able to bring their own guns, we are able to provide them at each hunting area, with different calibes depending game requested. For big game, a 7mm or a good 300 caliber is recommended. For buffalo, we recommend 375 H&H caliber or bigger.
In order to introduce firearms to Argentina, foreign citizens will have to fill in one technical form per hunter (x3 and up to three firearms by form) which they will have to present to local authorities upon arrival at Ezeiza International Airport in Argentina.
The cost of this is of $600 per firearm (Argentinean pesos, that is approximately U$S 100). This is paid once in Argentina but the form can be completed before departure.
A description (and any official updates) of this process and the necessary technical form can be found at the following web site:
http://www.renar.gov.ar by clicking on the link that reads “TOURISTS: Entering or exiting the country with firearms”

The following additional necessary information may be requested:

  1. Valid passport.
  2. Address in Argentina: COTO A PURO CAMPO. G.B.H SAFARIS SRL, Departamento UTRACAN, Provincia de La Pampa, Argentina.
  3. Hunting ranch ID: ICC20041

CLIMATE AND CLOTHING
Argentina has different climates within each season. Temperatures are not extreme. Therefore, it is recommended that the equipment is prepared according to the chosen hunting season.

THE WEATHER IN LA PAMPA
Temperature averages are of 18 C during the day from March until April. From June through August daily temperatures average 10 C during the day. Below zero temperatures can be expected at nights and early mornings throughout these months, especially from April forward. Rain is occasional and doesn't usually extend for more than a day.


MEALS AND BEVERAGES
In order the hunters feel comfortable in our lodges, our staff prepare typically Argentinian food and we serve it with the best wines from the area. If special diet is needed, please let us know upon reservation time.

RESERVATIONS
A deposit of 50% of the daily rate or contracted package is required to confirm the hunting date or reservation. Balance is payable 60 days before the hunt start.


 

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