Hunt Brown Bear in Croatia

Rifle 1X1 ONLY €2,000

2000.00 EUR = 2000.00 USD

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2024 / 2025

Hunt European Brown Bear in Croatia

ONLY 2,000€ plus the trophy fee!


  • 5 Days / 4 Full Hunting Nights in Croatia
  • R/T Road Transportation from Zagreb
  • Meals
  • Hunting License
  • Translator
  • Cell Phone and Internet Service in Camp
  • Rifle Rental and Ammo


  • Brown Bear Trophy Fee
  • Field Preparation of Trophies
  • Dip and Pack
  • Crating and Shipping of Trophies
  • Trophy Transportation to Local Taxidermist
  • Taxidermy 
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Airfare to and from Croatia
  • Gratuities

The observer rate is 1,000 for the entire trip

Shoot Wild Boar up to 50kg for FREE!

FREE Red fox and Golden Jackal if encountered!

This European Brown Bear hunt takes place on the best brown bear hunting grounds in Croatia! You’ll be hunting out of a high seat over bait, using thermal and night vision scopes to observe the bear. You’ll stay at a very comfortable 4-star lodge, where you’ll enjoy freshly baked goods and fantastic local dishes every day.

About the Brown Bear

The Brown Bear is Europe's largest carnivore, with Croatia being home to over 900 bears! The bears that call the beech-fir forests of Croatia home can weigh up to 350 kg. They have an excellent sense of smell, are adept swimmers, and are incredible climbers for their size. Their distinctive physical features include small beady eyes and little rounded ears. The brown bear has a very large body size and a pronounced shoulder hump. They spend a great deal of their time eating in order to build up fat stores for the winter months, so drawing them in with bait is a great way to hunt these animals! They often come out at dusk and will approach the bait in the moonlight, making for an exciting night hunt!

Trophy Croatian Brown BearGiant Brown bear trophy in Croatia


Brown Bear Hunting Area and Terrain

This outfitter uses different hunting areas for brown bears, ranging in size from 6,000 acres to 50,000 acres. The terrain is hilly and rocky and will have some wooded areas. You will be hunting out of a high seat for your brown bear, so you will only need to walk a few hundred yards or so over this terrain from the vehicle to reach the stand. Some of the high seats also have a bed, so you can relax while your guide is waiting for a bear to approach. 

Croatia Brown Bear Hunting Season

The hunting season for brown bears in Croatia runs from March 15th to May 15th, and again from September 15th through December 15th. This outfitter recommends coming in either the months of April or October for the best hunting experience. 

About the Croatian Brown Bear Outfitter

This outfitter has been hunting these specific grounds for over five years and knows the land well. I came upon this outfitter through one of my good clients who has hunted with him several times before. He comes highly recommended and this will be a brown bear hunt on bait in Croatia that you will truly enjoy!

Croatian Brown Bear Hunt Lodge and Accommodations

You will stay at a luxury 4-star hotel on your bear hunt. The hotel has a fantastic grommet restaurant and includes the following amenities

  • Turkish Sauna
  • Finnish Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Massages


You will eat the local cuisine on this hunt and the guide has a friend that operates a nearby winery, so you will likely eat at his winery one day and sample his wines.

This hotel also has full wifi and cell service to keep you connected while on your trip.

A Typical Day Hunting Brown Bear in Croatia

Depending on if you arrive before 2:00 PM local time, you can hunt the same night as you fly in. You will first sight in your rifle to make sure it is still on after transit. Then, you and your guide will enjoy your evening meal and discuss what part of the concession you will be heading to that night. From there, you and your guide will head out to the high seat that you’ll be hunting in for the night. Some of the high seats have beds, so you can relax while waiting for a bear to come in to visit the bait. The bears come in the moonlight, so when there is some snow on the ground it is easy to see the contrast between them and the ground. You and your guide will also be able to observe the bear with night vision scopes and thermal optics to get a better look before taking your shot, although it is not legal in Croatia to shoot with these scopes, it is only legal to observe the bear. 

Once you and your guide decide this is the right bear for you, you’ll use your rifle and standard scope to take your shot! Once you do shoot your trophy, the following price schedule applies, which you will need to pay before leaving:

300-350 cic points - 7,500 euros

350-400 cic points - 12,500 euros

400-450 cic points - 17,500 euros

450-500 cic points - 27,500 euros

Other Available Animals

You can shoot wild boar up to 50kg, any red fox, and any golden jackal for free! For larger boars, the following price structure applies:

50-100 kg   200€

100+ kg      500€

Trophy Care and Shipping

Once you shoot your bear and take trophy photos, it will be hauled back to camp and skinned there. It will then be stored in a freezer before being taken to the taxidermist. The cost is two euros per point in preparing it to be sent. 

Rental Rifles

Rifle rental and ammo used during your trip is FREE! The outfitter has the following rifles available to rent:

  • Weatherby 308 with Scope
  • Blaser 9.3x62 with Scope
  • 7x64 with a Zeiss Scope

The outfitter recommends the calibers of: 30-06, 8x57, or 300 Winchester Magnum if bringing your own rifle.

Getting There

You will fly to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, where you will be met by your hunting/tour guide. Depending on the time of your flight’s arrival, you may go for lunch at an excellent restaurant and take a walking tour of the center of Zagreb. Then you will drive approximately 1-2 hours to the hunting grounds and check into your hotel. Upon arrival, you will sight in your rifle, so you are ready to start hunting that evening.

Deposit and Payment Policy

A deposit of the entire daily rates (€2,000) is due to book this hunt for brown bears on bait in Croatia. The brown bear trophy fees and any extras are all due at the end of the hunt in euro cash or by wire transfer only.

Cancellation Policy

Deposits are non-refundable. Hunts may be rescheduled one time if more than 60 days prior to the hunt.  An administrative fee of $150 paid directly to the booking agent will be due before confirming the new dates. Any rescheduling requests should be made through the booking agent. Any rescheduled hunts that extend to a subsequent year will be subject to the subsequent year’s pricing.

EXCLUSIONS: Airfare, Brown Bear Trophy Fee, Field Prep of Trophies, Transportation of Trophies to Local Taxidermist, Taxidermy, Dip and Pack, Shipping of Trophies, Insurance, Alcoholic Beverages, Gratuities.

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