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Address: Noss, ZE1 0LL, Scotland
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Fantastic trip

We'd tried many times to go to Noss but this time we were lucky, the dinghy was running. We got in it easily, having an easy climb out at the other side. The briefing from Craig... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
Martin-F-UK
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We'd tried many times to go to Noss but this time we were lucky, the dinghy was running. We got in it easily, having an easy climb out at the other side. The briefing from Craig was great, very informative and detailed about birds and walking routes. We did the southern route but the really incredible sight was 12,000 birds... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A SUPERB nature reserve - beautiful and interesting (birds / flowers / walking). Special day and a real highlight of trip (not well advertised which is strange. Great wardens who run small constant ferry service to island. A gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

spectacular views of thousands of gannets and other sea birds breeding on/at the cliffs of Noss. Ideally take a boat trip around the island... enjoy the wildlife and ignore the smell!

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We paid a return visit to Noss this holiday and this time we came prepared with lunch and refreshments so we could spend the whole day here. This time we walked all the way round the island and had amazing views of the scenery and wildlife. Took us about 5 hours at a leisurely pace with several stops for photos.... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Spent the day exploring this island. We really lucked out on the weather and spent the day exploring the island. Fabulous coastal path walks with views unlike any I've see in the UK. If I went back again the only thing I'd do differently is go earlier. The 'ferry' -teeny dingy manned by one of the wardens- starts from 10am... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Just had a brilliant day walking on Noss. The wardens Craig and Ewan were very helpful and friendly. The actual Birds were phenomenal especially the Gannets who were jostling for air space in their hundreds around The Noup. Also lots of Guillemots, Fulmars, Shags, Great Skuas and a few Puffins. Spectacular definitely the best value in Shetland. Well done Scottish... More 

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Province of Bari, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for an incredible experience, a direct contact with seabird wildlife, we suggest to walk the perimeter of the island of Noss, a 9 kilometers walk that you will enjoy without excessive fatigue. From the highest summit of 181 a.s.l. you will view the amazing colony of gannets, guillemots, fulmars, puffins and razorbills at reaching distance.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you are in Shetland and you like birds, this Nature Reserve is a MUST SEE!!! We planned on staying for a few hours, and ended up spending the whole day on the island of Noss. The whole hike around the island took about 5-6 hours at a casual pace. We took our time this past June because we wanted... More 

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

We had a wonderful time on Noss. The birdlife was fantastic. We sat on the cliff top among the puffins.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We had a perfect afternoon, wonderful blue skies, sunshine, seals, puffins, Shags, etc. Could have spent a lot longer but the 4 hours we had kept the kids amused and delighted the adults. Turn up at the dock and the zodiac will come to ferry you across. Rangers extremely knowledgable (and patient with small kids!). Lovely little interpretation center and... More 

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