Pheasant Shooting in Hungary has increased in popularity over the last few years. When you arrive at the impressive Château Mátra estate you will be taken back by the wonderful location in which it’s set. Travelling through the Mátra hills you will observe the wonderful topography and greenery that Hungary’s best shooting estate has to offer. Balint and his team work hard to ensure there are healthy, strong and challenging birds equally spread throughout the vast estate to enable the best shooting possible. The accommodation, hunting and food at Château Mátra estate are of the highest quality and they will be sure to look after you in all respects of your trip.
Set on the edge of the village of Bodony and located on the northern slopes of the Mátra Hills, 80-minute drive northeast to the Hungarian capital city of Budapest and just a 90-minute transfer from Budapest airport. The lodge has a south-facing aspect and is situated on the edge of the settlement in quiet and peaceful surroundings rising above the village. Making this one of the best destinations to go Pheasant shooting in Hungary.
Depending on the time of the season there will be Pheasants and Wild Ducks available to shoot to add variety to the days. Only Wild Ducks will be available to shoot in September but once the Pheasant season starts on 1st October you will have the opportunity to shoot both should you wish up until November when the Wild Duck season finishes. The Ducks will be shot over the lake in the territory during separate drives. You will be shooting 500 birds during your stay, 250 birds per day and overages apply if you were to exceed the bag. There will be 4 drives during the day which span across the entirety of the estates 3000+ acres. Visit our YouTube Channel for videos on shooting tips, destinations and species.
When going Pheasant Shooting in Hungary, there are additional activities provided for non-hunting companions should they wish to travel with you. Guided tours can be arranged to the nearby towns of Gyöngyös and Eger which are both excellent wine regions and of course the capital Budapest. The nearest village is Parád which is famous for its mineral water and thermal baths. The hunting lodge offers music, sauna, steam room and massages should you wish to stay closer to home.