Water Buffalo hunting in Argentina
Argentina is one of the top destinations in the world for Water Buffalo Hunting where you can find three different species of this magnificent animal. This is due to the great extensions of land, forest and marshes that provide the perfect habitat for these species.
The Water Buffalo in Corrientes Argentina were all introduced years ago and currently inhabit the Paraná River Delta and surrounding area. They turned out to be an unfavorable livestock and were either let go or escaped. Today there are an untold number of these wild animals in the province. Herds have no boundaries or fences; however, they do tend to remain in specific areas, which is often private property and near water.
These bulls average 2,100lbs, 2.7 meters long, 1.7 meters tall. They are every bit as dangerous as their cousin the African Cape Buffalo. River buffalo prefer deep water. Swamp buffalo prefer to wallow in mud holes which they make with their horns. During wallowing, they acquire a thick coating of mud. Both are well adapted to a hot and humid climate with temperatures ranging from 0 °C (32 °F) in the winter to 30 °C (86 °F) and greater in the summer. Water availability is important in hot climates, since they need wallows, rivers, or splashing water to assist in thermoregulation. Some breeds are adapted to saline seaside shores and saline sandy terrain.
The Water Buffalo can be hunted all year. Our method for hunting them is spot and stalk. Shots are taken anywhere from 30-100 yards.
F.A.Q. about Water Buffalo hunting in Argentina
When can I hunt them?It is an all year round hunting, so no seasons.
Can I combine the hunting with other species?Yes, of course, with everyone we offer, all in the same area.
Can I hunt on a horse?IWe can organize with a 4×4, horse, walking, and quadricycle, according to your ability, preferences, and availability.