Golden Dorado – Tararira
SEASON: All Year
DURATION: 1 – 7 Nights
GUESTS: 6 anglers & 2 non-anglers
Delta Lodge (Paraná Delta) offers a fantastic transit destination for those traveling through Buenos Aires. Delta Lodge is wild but only minutes away from the city.
Guests have access to a section of the Parana River known as the Delta, an area of endless labyrinths, braids, side channels, bays, and islands. Each turn in the river reveals wildlife and beautiful Golden Dorado waters.
This UNESCO designated “Biosphere Reserve” is also a bird watcher’s paradise.
You have two options when staying at Delta Lodge. offer two options in this unique area:
- Day fishing
For guests who are in transit through Buenos Aires and are looking to complete a business trip with some fishing or are on their way to another lodge. We will arrange for a private car to collect you from your hotel, and within 35 minutes, you’ll be on board a skiff ready to target Golden Dorado and Tarariras on fly tackle.
- Multi-day tours
For those wishing to spend a few days at Delta Lodge, we can create multiple custom itineraries to make the visit more than a Golden Dorado destination… it becomes a wildlife experience.
Fishing at Delta Lodge (Paraná Delta)
Fly Fishing for Golden Dorado and Tararira at Delta Lodge (Paraná Delta) will have you casting on a variety of small creeks, and lagoons to larger rivers.
If you are a business traveler passing through, the team at Delta Fishing will provide you with high-quality loaner fishing equipment, so don’t let that stop you.
Rods: We recommend a 9-foot, 7-weight rod for conditions at Delta Lodge.
Lines and Leaders: Tropical floating fly lines are perfect for the type of fishing & conditions at Delta Lodge. Leaders are usually as long as the rod, finished with a piece of wire to avoid being bitten off by Golden Dorado’s sharp teeth.
Flies: The lodge will provide you with a selection of fly patterns.
Accommodation at Delta Lodge (Paraná Delta)
The lodge was constructed in the “Delta” style, a traditional wood construction built on stilts. The maximum capacity is 8 guests and 6 anglers to ensure a peaceful experience and personalized attention.
Each room has two beds and a private bathroom. Single rooms are available but only at your request prior to the trip.
If you are lucky, a traditional Asado (BBQ) will be available during your stay. The Asado offers different cuts of meat and beautiful salads. When conditions allow, we serve breakfast al fresco style. A full-cooked breakfast is available daily, together with fresh fruit, yogurts, home-baked bread and jams, and a selection of cereals.
Getting to Delta Lodge (Paraná Delta)
Guests fly into Buenos Aires, where we will arrange a transfer with a professional driver. You can select to be collected at the international or domestic airport in Buenos Aires or at your hotel. Drive time to the marina, where a Delta Lodge guide skiff will be waiting, is about 30 to 45 minutes. (Traffic Dependent). The boat run from the marina to the lodge is short and takes about 25 minutes. This run is through the Delta and sets the scene for the fishing to come.
Delta Lodge Day Trips
Your Delta Day Trip will begin after breakfast, with a pre-arranged transfer from your hotel to the marina.
After a morning fishing session and depending on where the fishing took place, lunch will be held either at the lodge or eaten out in the Delta on board the skiff. All drinks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, are included with lunch.
The afternoon fishing session ends at 6 p.m., earlier if necessary, to return guests to their hotels in Buenos Aires.
Delta Lodge Multi-Day Fishing Trips
For overnight guests, appetizers and dinner is from 8:30 p.m.
We will pre-arrange breakfast with guests based on fishing plans or transfer requirements. Fishing hours change slightly depending on the time of year.
Other activities available to overnight guests include canoeing around the lodge & bird watching. Other activities include exploring the cultural life at the Delta by visiting museums, ecological reservoirs, and restaurants, among others.
The season is all year round
Day trip price per boat (up to 2 fishermen): $850
Half-day trip price per boat (up to 2 fishermen): $700: $800
Overnight per person: $ 895
- 3rd Fisherman: + $150
- Prices are in USD
Professional guides service, meals, and soft drinks and alcoholic beverages for lunch & loaner fishing equipment (Rods, reels, lines and flies).
Transfer to the marina ($300 round trip for up to 3 passengers) and gratuities.
Passports and Visa Requirements
Citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia, The United Kingdom, South Africa, New Zealand and other Western European nations, do not require a visa for tourist trips of up to 90 days in Argentina. However, they must travel with a valid passport from their country of residence. Those carrying passports from other nations should check with their local consulates for specific regulations.
You will complete a two-part landing card and be issued a stamp for 30, 60, or 90-day stays. Staple the duplicate of the landing card into your passport, next to your entrance stamp, as you’ll need it to leave the country.