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Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris

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Address: Aviemore, Scotland
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+44 7974 151503

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Best 2 Days Birding Ever

We were in the same party as Richard M so there is little I can add except to agreed with everything he says. It was a wonderful 2 days. I wasn't sure I would make it to the top... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in the same party as Richard M so there is little I can add except to agreed with everything he says. It was a wonderful 2 days. I wasn't sure I would make it to the top of Cairngorm Mountain but Steve was encouraging so I gave it my best shot and made it. Dotterel, Ptarmigan and the... More 

Thank doristhediarist
Somerton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days with Steve and I reckon these were probably the best guided birding days I have ever spent. This man has a fantastic knowledge of Highland wildlife and thoroughly enjoys sharing it with you. He will plan a trip around what you want to see and it can/will include amazing scenery and great wildlife/birds. He found me... More 

Thank Richard M
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a 12 hour tour in the Speyside area with Steve. From the moment he picked us up it was a fantastic relaxed but very interesting day. We saw black grouse black throated diver Scottish crossbill hares and much much more. The vehicle was very comfortable and breakfast lovely and very welcome after being up early.... More 

Thank Alan T
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

From the moment Steve collected my wife and I in his luxury 4x4 until he dropped us off 8hrs later, it was non stop WOW's. Steve was so friendly and welcoming it was as is we had known him years. His knowledge of local wildlife is incredible, as is his attention to detail. His supply of coffee and shortbread was... More 

Thank IanBeckyandChamp
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244 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had a great day out with Steve, picked up from our hotel, really comfy and cosy car on a cold day. He was very careful to prioritise exactly what we wanted to see and was very knowledgeable about local wildlife viewing opportunities. Our priority was mountain hares which we saw in abundance through a scope and managed to scale... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful day around Speyside. The environment is beautiful and the excellent knowledge and skill of our guide, Steve, ensured we saw lots of wildlife, including several birds and animals we had never seen before. We were picked up in a fabulous Landrover Discovery, kitted out with everything we could possibly need. Steve even brought... More 

Thank IsabelJane1962
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Really great day. Steve's local knowledge is amazing. We saw everything that we could have wished for. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank Calum A
Level Contributor
28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I had booked a private tour with Steve for my partner's birthday and would say it is a must do for anyone visiting the area. Steve's planning and attention to detail are second to none, he takes such pride in the local area and in his work and he is a really nice person to be around and makes you... More 

Thank lucy6892
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a great day out on our Highland safari with Steve. He was very knowledgeable about the local area and took us to all the right places to see a wide variety of wildlife that we would never have seen otherwise.

Thank Fiona F
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went our for the day with Steve. It was the highlight of our trip to the Carngorms National Park. We returned with an extensive list including birds, mammals, fish and even 1 amphibian! Thanks to Steve's knowledge and enthusiasm the whole family had a great day with possibly 'once in a lifetime' sightings of crested tits, spawning salmon and... More 

Thank Lorraine W

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