The Water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is a large bovid native to South and Southeast Asia. Today, it is also found mainly in Australia and South America. There are several sub species with different characteriscs to each. Australian buff have massive long horns while South America buff have usually bigger body size with shorter thicker horns. Althought they are present in Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, Argentina is were they are most available for hunters. While nothern eastern argentina have the biggest heards of buffalo, we can find pockets of them in Buenos Aires and La Pampa province. Not far from Crestones lodge we have access to some local herds that provide full adrenaline hunts!
Water Buffalo Lodges