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Pica Zuro, Argentina | Dove Hunting

PICA ZURO LODGE  [ Cordoba, Argentina ]

David Denies’ “Pica Zuro” is the most exclusive dove shooting lodge in Cordoba. Completely renovated in 2001 it represents un-paralleled luxury and comfort from which to enjoy the best shooting ever.

Pica Zuro is located at the foot of the “Sierras Chicas”. This elegantly restored 19th century house, decorated with the ease of friendly safari style is surrounded by wide verandas overlooking lovely gardens and orchards, even a lake. It offers 9 ensuite bedrooms to accommodate a maximum of 16 guests, a comfortable living room and spacious fully stocked complimentary bar, a large dining room and great recreation and gun cleaning room with all the amenities.

With the best Argentine beef and quality ingredients the chef creates an array of delicious traditional specialties and international dishes. Carefully selected Argentine top wines complement his mouth watering menus.

       From the moment you arrive in Argentina service is personalized and attention is paid to every  imaginable detail.This standard is maintained throughout the house staff and guide team making this dove shooting program hard to beat.


•    Located in the province of Cordoba, in central Argentina, 60 miles (100 km) north of the Cordoba City international airport. Driving time 1:15 hr.

•    To get to Pica Zuro Lodge there are daily direct flights from many U.S. cities to Santiago, Chile with connecting flights to Cordoba city. That will allow you to make the most of your trip as you will be dove shooting the day of your arrival.

                            •    Hunters may also fly into Buenos Aires (Ezeiza Intl. Airport), transfer to the domestic airport and take a 1 hr flight to Cordoba.

The Shooting

•    Cordoba is considered the dove shooting capital of the world. The 100 square mile radius (160 km) around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 40.000.000 million dove. The lodge enjoys 55 shooting fields all within a scenic drive through the region’s rich farmland.

•    Each day the lodge donates hundreds of doves to Mission Esperanza Foundation. We feed 800 children per day and have already built 3 community centers with our donations and those of our guests.

•    The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and short drive to the shoot.

•    In the field you will be assigned a personal field assistant, who will provide you with shells and refreshments and direct you to your shooting stand.

•    Depending on the time of the year you will shoot until noon when you will be treated to an incredible barbeque lunch, shaded by a unique hand-made hut, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines.

•    Afternoon hunts begin at around 2 or 2:30 hr., and continues until almost dark.

•    There is no definite time to close the shoot.

•    Return to the lodge for cocktails and early dinner.

Facilities & Services

•    Capacity: 15 guns

•    9 double rooms, each with private bathroom USD 80 per night surcharge for single room.

•    Dining room, sitting room, bar, recreation room, billiards table, gun cleaning table and facilities

•    Swimming pool, Masseuse, Jacuzzi.

•    Satellite telephone, Internet access and satellite TV

•    Gourmet dining with Argentina’s famed beef and fine wines, traditional asados (BBQ) and delicious desserts.

•    Maid and laundry service

•    Gift shop offers local artwork and crafts, logo wear and accessories

•    Gun rental, over and under and semiautomatic 12, 20 and 28 gauge

•    First class professional hunting guides and Pick-up boys

•    Comfortable 13 pax capacity Mercedes Benz vans

•    Historical tours , shopping trips and horseback riding (optional)


Shooter: U$S 830 per day

Non Shooter: U$S 450 per day

Shells: Imported shells U$S 14.5 per box; Argentine shells U$S 12.85 p/ box (only for gauges 12 & 20); 28 gauge shells U$S 13.5 per box; 410 gauge shells U$S 15 per box.

License: U$S 65 per person per day

Gun Rental: U$S 65 per person per day

Payment Terms

50% deposit is required to guarantee booking. Final payment is due 60 days before departure. Please note this deposit is NON REFUNDABLE unless a replacement is found.


Meet and  assistance on arrival and departure; Transfer to and from the lodge only for parties arriving and departing together; Lodging; Meals, all wines beer, and local spirits; Professional guide service and pick up boys; Payment to land owners for hunting rights.

Not Included

Gratuities for guides and house staff; Airfares; Gun entry permits; Gun Rental; Shells; Masseuse; Laundry service; Phone calls and Internet; Tours, shopping trips, horseback riding, etc.; Any items of a strictly personal nature; Transfer to and from the lodge for clients not arriving or departing with the whole party; Baggage overweight charges; Personal and baggage insurance; Cost of itinerary modifications requested by passenger; Buenos Aires transfers and hotels.

Transfer Policy

Only two transfers are included: one for arrivals and one for departures (they apply to parties arriving together). For transfers on different schedules there will be a U$S 100 surcharge (one way) per single passenger and U$S 50 per person (one way) for groups (2 or more passengers)