COLLON CURA LODGE
Neuquén · Argentina
Collon Cura River
Collón Cura Lodge is a quaint, cozy lodge with a laid-back atmosphere and a flexible fishing program.
Collón Cura Lodge is centrally located on the banks of the Collón Cura River, in the middle of a 70,000 acre estancia owned by Ted Turner. The estancia provides exclusive access to the best spots for fly fishing for trout on this prolific river, flowing through a landscape of huge open vistas and expansive panoramas reminiscent of the American West.
The Collón Cura River features a unique and attractive landscape, meandering along willow-lined banks, sandstone cliffs, and rolling hillsides as it collects waters from many other well known Patagonia watersheds including the Aluminé, Chimehuín, Malleo, Quemquemtreu, and others. It is a perfectly-sized river for floating in drift boats or rafts, while wade opportunities abound as well. The aquatic ecosystem is robust; dry fly fishing, nymphs, and streamers are all productive for the profuse resident wild populations of big and healthy rainbow and brown trout, as well as Patagonian perch.
The very comfortable main lodge accommodates up to eight guests in four double rooms, each with its own private, en suite bathroom. There is a wonderful “great room”, popular for guests gathering after a fish-filled day on the water to share a drink, some hors d’oeuvres, and plenty of stories. A beautiful, separate dining room is a mere minute’s walk away, allowing for serene evening after-dinner strolls beneath the star-filled Patagonian sky. The dining at Collón Cura Lodge is an experience all its own, with classic Argentine cuisine complemented by fine local wines.
Every Patagonia Outfitters Itinerary is fully customize-able.
Our team has been organizing memorable fishing adventures in Argentina for nearly 40 years, and will work with you to build the perfect itinerary. The 70,000 acre ranch at Estancia Collon Cura allows for ample access for a full week of fishing new water every day. It’s also a great place to enjoy a few nights in combination with a stay at one (or more) of our other partner lodges and estancias, overnight camping trips, or other non-angling travel in Argentina such as wine-tasting in Mendoza or touring the famous Iguazu Falls.
All of our trips begin or end with domestic flights from Buenos Aires to either Bariloche or San Martin de los Andes. We will meet you at the airport and take care of you for the duration of your stay with us in northern Patagonia.
- Willow lined banks, sand cliffs and rolling hills shape the Collón Cura River’s unique and attractive landscape.
- Ideal conditions for incredible populations of very large rainbows, browns, and Patagonian perch.
- Vibrant river ecosystem with consistent hatches and constant fishing action using all techniques, both drifting and wading.
- A flexible fishing program and great location allows for short drives and long fishing days.
- On the banks of the Collón Cura River
- Daily float and wade options
- Varied trout fishing with dries, nymphs, and streamers
- 70,000 acre estancia with private access to prime fly fishing spots
- World-class cuisine and wine
Estancia Collon Cura lodge offers 4 double rooms each with its private bathroom, together with a cozy livingroom. The dining area is separate from the lodge giving you the chance to enjoy the giant Patagonian Sky during your one-minute walk from the lodge to the dining room. This place used to be the one where we enjoy listening to other anglers’ experiences while enjoying a 5 star cuisine.