Colombia - Payara vs Peacock

Our Peacock program has been around for more than six years. A lot has happened during this time and we have now developed a completely new program for you. Come with us to the mighty rapids of the Orinoco, live in our brand new lodge with a fantastic view and fish for Payara and Peacock in our headwater camp. A brilliant fishing trip to one of the most impressive areas in South America.

On this expedition you will hunt for the teeth-staring Payaras and powerful Peacocks on seven fishing days and enjoy a top service. You fish for three days on the rapids of the Orinoco on Payara, Sardinata and other fish species and live in a lodge with a fantastic location. The other four days of fishing are then on Peacock Bass. You are accommodated in one of our Headwater Camps. Every angler has a very large single tent in the camp.

Exemplary expedition schedule:

You fly from Frankfurt to Bogota, the capital of Colombia. You land here in the late afternoon. There you will be picked up by our local partners and taken to a hotel near the airport. There you can rest after the long flight and enjoy dinner.

The next morning you will be picked up at the hotel early in the morning and taken to the national airport. From there you fly towards Orinoco. By car and boat it goes to the Orinoco Lodge.

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As I said, you spend the first three fishing days on the Orinoco and fish for the Payaras, which weigh up to 12 kg. You can fish these with spin and fly rods. After the first three days of fishing, you will go to one of the rivers and lagoon systems that flow into the Orinoco for peacock fishing. You will be accommodated in one of our headwater camps. Each guest has his own, very spacious tent. Toilets and washing facilities are available for the group. Despite the remoteness, you don't have to do without the great food. Our chef conjures up the best food from the bush kitchen.

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The next four days you will be fishing on Peacocks on the river and the countless lagoons. The Peacocks can weigh over ten kilos in this area. The high average size of the fish makes the rivers in our area very unique. The peacocks are fished with spin or fly rods. On the day of departure it goes back to the airport and then on to Bogota. Here you will spend again the night in a hotel before returning home the next day.

The Orinoco Lodge

The lodge has eight local-style chalets. Each chalet has two beds with its own bathroom and toilet. During the trip, two anglers share one chalet. All chalets have fans and a wonderful view over the Orinoco and the large main house offers enough space to relax after an exciting day of fishing. The lodge has its own chef who prepares three meals a day for you. The kitchen is international, but also influenced by local food. Soft drinks are included during your stay. The lodge has solar panels and also has a backup generator. So electricity is available for 24h.

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The Headwater Camp

Since the peacock areas are far from the nearest civilization, our headwater camps are used for this part of the trip. Every angler has a large single tent there. The camp has a generator that supplies the camp with electricity. There are also toilets and wash areas for the group. The headwater camps are an ideal starting point to fish for the capital peacocks.

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Travel Services Colombia Peacock

  • - 2 nights in a hotel in a double room, B&B
  • - 4 nights in the Orinoco Lodge in a double, Fullboard
  • - 4 nights at the Headwater Camp, single tent, Fullboard
  • - 3 days fishing for Payara with guiding
  • - 4 days fishing for Peacock with guiding
  • - alcoholfree drinks
  • - fishing licenses, park fees, community fees
  • - all car and boat transfers
  • - english speaking tour guide*
  • - Photo & Video documentation*
  • *only if min. number of anglers is reached
  • - international flights & Visa
  • - Tips*
  • - add. drinks and meals
  • - extra and sport luggage fees*
  • - travel insurance*
  • *optional/non-obligatory

Tour Price - Colombia Peacock

Colombia - Peacock

Price per person

€3599

Group size: 8

min. participants: 8

Dates 2022:

  • 23.02. - 06.03.2022

Booking Status Colombia Trophy Peacock Tour

Group Tour 23.02. - 06.03.2022
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Colombia - Videos

  • Up Next Payara vs. Peacock V
    Fly and spinfishing for monster Peacock Bass in Colombia. Here are some highlights our last 2018 peacock season in Colombia. Some of the best peacock areas in the world!
  • Up Next Payara vs. Peacock IV
    This is our video about the last monster peacock expedition to Colombia. We got a hell of a lot huge peacock bass and nice payara. Well done!
  • Up Next Payara vs. Peacock III
    Our new movie about the last expedition to Venezuela and Colombia. We were fishing the first time in our new river in Colombia for Peacock Bass and caught a hell a lot of them. The fishing for Payara in the mighty Orinoco River was also very good with some nice big mamas!
  • Up Next Payara vs. Peacock II
    This time we explored new rivers and fished the mighty Orinokko rapids. We all got awarded with some trophy Payaras and big Peacock Bass!
  • Up Next Payara vs. Peacock I
    A short slide show from our very first expedition to Venezuela. Fishing for Peacock Bass and Payara!