Republic of Croatia represents a unique natural environment where on a relatively small area one can find great variety of nature phenomena, all tied in the wonderful bond of the Mediterranean, the Alps and the Pannonia. Croatia is a country of arich hunting tradition, attractive hunting areas and diverse wildlife.
Croatia possesses numerous undisturbed natural oases wherein there abide all three of great European predators: bear, wolf and lynx.
The hunting ground Podunavlje-Podravlje was established in 1697. when Eugen of Savoy received the estates from the emperor Leopold I. It was founded in 1870 when Count Marko Bombelles delivered a large number of pheasants from South Moravia and set aside land for organised hunting.