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Pirarucu Lodge

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Why We Go

  • Fish for the powerful and awe-inspiring arapaima, one of the world’s largest freshwater gamefish. The arapaima or pirarucu is an air-breathing giant that can reach 400-pounds.
  • Explore the largest protected wild arapaima reserve in the Amazon which holds the densest population of arapaima on the planet.
  • Enjoy easy travel and short stay options to a wild and pristine Amazon jungle destination. Guests of Pirarucu lodge can add a few days at the lodge before or after visiting other Amazon destinations.
  • Take-in amazing jungle wildlife and birding opportunities.
  • Challenge yourself at the best location in the Amazon to sight fish for arowana with dry flies.