Hunting in Estonia

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17 hunting trips from 4 outfitters starting from $337

17 hunts
$337 starting from
8 animals
6894km to the nearest trip

Why Estonia

Hunting in Estonia: Affordable Hunting Destination

Affordable Hunting Destination

Estonia is a great value for hunters, offering outstanding hunting experiences priced affordably

Hunting in Estonia: Variety of Game Animals

Variety of Game Animals

Moose and lynx are plentiful, as well as red deer, roe deer, and bears

Hunting in Estonia: Beautiful and Friendly

Beautiful and Friendly

Estonia is a scenic country with friendly, welcoming people who value their wildlife and enjoy hosting visiting hunters

Estonia on map

About hunting in Estonia

One of the Baltic States (along with Latvia and Lithuania), Estonia lies along the Baltic Sea bordered by Poland and Russia. Moose and lynx are the major draws for hunters, although Estonia boasts a wide variety of wildlife (brown bear, roe deer, red deer, etc.). Estonia is beautiful country very rich in natural landscapes and with an interesting history. Prices are low, which makes it a great value for hunters. The main tourist attraction is Tallinn, capital of Estonia, a beautiful old town worth exploring.

What you need to know

  • 1. Planning your trip
  • 2. Upon arrival
  • 3. Hunting
  • 4. After the hunt

Planning your trip

Estonia is part of the Eurozone, so citizens of the EU, USA, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia do not need a visa. You’ll want to plan ahead and work with your outfitter to supply the details of any firearms you are bringing so the import permit can be prepared ahead of time.

Upon arrival

Tallinn Airport is serviced by airlines from most major European cities. It is part of the Eurozone, so citizens of the EU, USA, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia do not need a visa. As in most European countries, upon arrival hunters must declare their guns and show a temporary import permit, which the outfitter can arrange. This will include the hunter’s name, passport number, and details of the gun(s), including caliber and serial number. The hunter will also be required to show a valid hunting license from his or her home country, a gun permit or U.S. Customs 4457 form.

Hunting

Estonia has large areas of evergreen forests. Moose are very popular to hunt, and most are hunted from high seats or by calling during the rut and using dogs. Wild boars, hunted via driven shoots and over bait, are very plentiful. European lynx can be hunted with tracking dogs in winter, similar to the way mountain lions are hunted in the western United States, and capercaillie and black grouse are also plentiful. Red deer, roe deer, foxes, European brown bear, and wolves are also found here. Goose hunting is also outstanding.

After the hunt

Trophy export

Upon request, the outfitter should be able to arrange most documents required for trophy export, and in many cases the cleaned and dried horns and skins can be taken home immediately by the hunter.

Price distribution

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Ducks Hunt

Ducks Hunt Estonia

Estonia is considered a paradise for hunting migratory birds. The reason for this is that Estonia is in a privileged geographical position. The large migrations of woodcock, geese and duck that come from Northern Scandinavia and Russia pass through Estonia, where they find ideal feeding conditions, habitats and climates. Every year, game hunting in Estonia attracts hundreds of hunters who are searching for a high concentration of birds, scenic views and highly professional hunting organizations. Estonia is one of the destinations most important for duck breeding in northern Europe with large areas where you can experience excellent duck hunting. Their hunt takes place from mid-August to late October. In October we also have millions of ducks migrating to southern Europe so that densities are multiplied. Duck hunting with decoys can be combined with the Goose hunting with decoys usually in late September and early October. Hunting season from 20 August until late October The package includes 4 hunting days and 6 nights accomodation

Trip duration: 6 days

Hunting season: 20 Aug 2021 31 Oct 2021

Package price $2,645 for 6 days, 1 hunter
Beaver hunting

Beaver hunting Estonia

Beaver is very common in Estonia, because of the favorable living conditions and abundance of food. Magnificent piled up shelters- “lodges” are located on the riverbanks as well on the ditches in the forests.  It is common that many generations of beavers live in one “lodge” and the number of animals in one shelter can be up to ten. Hunt arrangement- Beavers are stalked in the mornings and evenings close to the feeding areas or “lodges”. It is also possible to hunt the beaver from a boat on the bigger rivers. In addition to previously mentioned methods, also a burrow-hunt can be conducted: firstly the dikes will be broke down in order to decrease the water level. Then the dogs will chase the beavers out from the burrows. Game time: 1st of August until 15th of April Package price: 5 days (3 hunting days) - 900€ per hunter 6 days( 4 hunting days) - 1080€ per hunter 7 days (5 hunting days) - 1260€ per hunter NB rifle and bow hunting, MIN 2 hunters max. 4 hunters. 2 Beavers included/ hunter. Additional Beaver: 150€ Please inquire for available dates.

Trip duration: 5 - 7 days

Hunting season: 15 Mar 2022 15 Apr 2022

Price from $1,683 for 5 days, 1 hunter
Geese Hunt

Geese Hunt Estonia

About this trip Every year number of migrating goose is getting bigger and we located in main migration road. Goose come here end of September and stay 3-4 weeks around. It is exiting to be in blind and wait when big flocks make rounds and getting lower and lower..... this noise and feeling is hard to forget. Here you can shoot four different types of geese in Estonia: graylag goose, white-front goose, bean goose and barnacle goose. The hunt is take place on the agricultural fields, with blinds and decoys(300 pics sportplast decoys). Minimum group size is 3 hunters. The package includes 4 days hunting and 6 nights in accommodation. Minimum group size is 3 hunters.

Trip duration: 6 days

Hunting season: 1 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021

Package price $2,163 for 6 days, 1 hunter
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