Don Joaquin River Lodge

Come to a secluded piece of bliss in the Don Joaquin River Lodge, hidden on the banks of the Corriente River in the city of Esquina. Family owned and operated, this lodge greets their guests with the warmest Argentine hospitality. You will experience the thrill of fishing for the prized Golden Dorado on pristine rivers, enjoy delicious meals, and relax in the elegantly decorated lodge and guest rooms.

Your hosts’ standards are high and they aim to provide you with a trip of a lifetime. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome! If you’re a novice they will teach you how to catch fish, and if you’re an experienced angler they will provide you with exciting challenges.

Golden Dorado is your main target and you can mostly catch it by fly fishing. This fish is “catch and release” only but you can keep other fish species that come your way. You can also catch Surubi (a type of Catfish) and Pacu (a type of Piranha).

The captain will provide you with all necessary fishing equipment and prepare plenty of live bait in advance. The trip usually lasts from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Lunch is provided on a nearby island and includes grilled fish or a BBQ with soup or a stew.

This is an all-inclusive package, which means that you will be provided with linen, towels, toiletries, 3 meals a day, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, and fruit. The lodge has 8 rooms which are originally doubles, but an extra bed can be added to each. Each room has got a fully equipped bathroom. There’s a common area, with a dining room, a TV and board games, so you can always have fun, even when you’re not fishing. All rooms have an A/C and river view.

Transfer from Esquina is also included, contact the charter operator for more details. Transportation from Buenos Aires can be arranged for an additional price.

If luxurious comfort and a relaxed atmosphere sound like a perfect combination, come and visit The Don Joaquin River Lodge!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Nights/2 Full Day Fishing Trips
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Nov 30
    $932
    Three nights of lodging with full board including food and beverages. This package includes 2 complete full day fishing trips, chasing Golden Dorado, Surubi, and Pacu. The charter operator provides complete tackle, fishing licenses, and all that is necessary to enjoy a fishing day. If you need transfer from Buenos Aires to the lodge, it can be arranged with for extra cost.
  • Private trip
    4 Nights/3 Full Day Fishing Trips
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Nov 30
    $1,106
    Four nights of lodging and 3 full fishing trips – all included. Your main targets will be Golden Dorado, Surubi, and Pacu. The boat can accommodate up to 3 guests but only 2 people can fly fish at the same time. The captain will provide everything you need for a successful day on the water.
  • Private trip
    7 Nights/6 Full Day Fishing Trips
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Nov 30
    $1,154
    Seven nights in the lodge and 6 full days of fishing. Your main targets will be Golden Dorado, Surubi, and Pacu. This package is all-inclusive and includes the accommodation at the lodge, fishing equipment, 3 meals per day, and transfer from Esquina.
  • Private trip
    5 Nights/4 Full Day Fishing Trips
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Nov 30
    $1,164
    Five nights of lodging and 4 full fishing trips. Everything is included: accommodation, 3 meals per day, fishing equipment, and fishing licenses. Your main target is Golden Dorado, which has to be released but you can always keep Surubi and Pacu.
  • Private trip
    6 Nights/5 Full Day Fishing Trips
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Nov 30
    $1,180
    Six nights of lodging and 5 full fishing trips. Everything you need is included in the price: lodging, transportation from Esquina, fishing equipment, a fishing license, and 3 meals per day. Contact the charter operator if you need them to arrange transportation to the lodge.

About the Charter Operator

Don Joaquin River Lodge
Esquina, Argentina
With my family, we own and run a fishing lodge in Esquina, Corrientes, 600 kilometers from Buenos Aires (Capital City). We have 8 double rooms, with private bathrooms and all of them with a river view. We offer full board for all our guest including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks during the whole day. The captains who will guide your fishing trips are Diego and Ramon. Both are experienced locals, who speak English. They've been with the company for around 5 years, but have been fishing for much longer.

About this listing

Targeted species

Golden Dorado Golden Dorado

Boat specs

Trucker (Performance fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No min. age policy
You Keep Catch
If it's not Golden Dorado
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Golden Dorado
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Bank Transfer

FAQs about Don Joaquin River Lodge

Don Joaquin River Lodge offers the following trips to customers:
  • $466 per day per person - 3 Nights/2 Full Day Fishing Trips (3 days)
  • $553 per day per person - 4 Nights/3 Full Day Fishing Trips (4 days)
  • $577 per day per person - 7 Nights/6 Full Day Fishing Trips (7 days)
  • $582 per day per person - 5 Nights/4 Full Day Fishing Trips (5 days)
  • $590 per day per person - 6 Nights/5 Full Day Fishing Trips (6 days)

When you book a trip with Don Joaquin River Lodge, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Don Joaquin River Lodge include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Don Joaquin River Lodge offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Don Joaquin River Lodge offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Don Joaquin River Lodge include:
  • Golden Dorado