How to plan your Ibex Hunt in Spain?

Find a reputable outfitter: Please do your research and find an outfitter who is well rooted in Spain. When planning your Ibex Hunt in Spain, the first step is to find a reputable outfitter like Wild Hunting Spain. Look for outfitters with extensive experience, positive reviews, and a strong commitment to ethical hunting practices. Research their track record, inquire about their hunting areas, and ensure they are properly licensed and insured.

Determine your budget: Before embarking on your Ibex Hunt, it’s essential to determine your budget. Consider all expenses, including the hunt itself, accommodation, travel, and any additional excursions. Be realistic about what you can afford and prioritize your expenses accordingly. Tips are not included in the hunt price.  

Choose your species: Spain offers a variety of Ibex species to hunt, each with its unique characteristics and habitats. Research the different species available, such as beceite, gredos, ronda, southeastern, fallow deer, Iberian mouflon sheep, chamois, red deer, roe deer, and aoudad. A lot of the ibex hunts can be paired with other species as well.

Choose your additional excursions: While planning your Ibex Hunt, consider adding some additional excursions to enhance your experience in Spain. Explore historic cities, visit cultural sites, indulge in local cuisine, or enjoy outdoor activities like hiking or sightseeing. A few we recommend while in Barcelona are the Flamenco show, wine tasting, kayaking, trekking Monstserrat or Carretera de les Aigues, Spanish cooking experience, sea sailing, Palau del la musica or l’iceu. After your trophy is bagged these are some things to consider while you are here!  

Organize your party: Friends, family, etc. Hunting can be more enjoyable when shared with friends or family. Coordinate with your hunting party, whether it’s a solo adventure, a trip with friends, or a family outing. Plan logistics, accommodations, and activities together to ensure a memorable experience for everyone. Spanish ibex hunts are great with great with a group or solo!

Place your deposit: Once you’ve chosen your outfitter and confirmed your hunt details, it’s time to place your deposit. Secure your spot by paying the required deposit, ensuring your reservation is confirmed, and your hunt dates are secured.

Packing/gear list: Prepare a comprehensive packing list for your Ibex Hunt, including essential gear such as hunting clothing, boots, binoculars, rangefinder, rifle, ammunition, and personal items. Consider the weather, terrain, and specific requirements of your hunt area when packing. The species of Spanish ibex you are hunting can vary on the difficulty of terrain. Typically, the gredos ibex hunt requires more hiking compared to beceite ibex hunt.   

Book your flights: Once your hunt details are confirmed, book your flights to Spain well in advance to secure the best rates and availability. Consider travel insurance and any visa requirements for your trip.

Enjoy the hunt: Finally, when all preparations are complete, it’s time to enjoy the hunt! Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Spanish countryside, embrace the thrill of the chase, and savor every moment of your Ibex Hunt in Spain.

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