We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shetland Nature

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Exclusive yet inclusive

Guided by two amazingly knowledgeable people - Martha and Iolo - I learned so much on this trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NMH60
,
London, United Kingdom
Fantastic trip

Just returned from the Shetland Nature trip with guides Iolo and Martha who were both excellent and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Susan T
,
northampton
Read all 84 reviews
63
All photos (63)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“two days”(6 reviews)
“octopus”(4 reviews)
About
Shetland Nature is a wildlife tour company running a wide range of wildlife, birding and photography tours and holidays. They are the only tour company in the Shetland Islands to have been awarded the official Five Star Wildlife Experience by Visit...more
Contact
| Rohan, Baltasound, ZE2 9DS, Scotland
Website
+44 1957 710000
Reviews (84)
Filter reviews
83 results
Traveller rating
80
2
0
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
80
2
0
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstwo daysmountain haresoctopusknowledgeable guidestorm petrelsotters swimmingdifferent speciesintimate knowledgeclose encounterrecommend this tripcakegreat companybrilliant daysphotography experiencesumburgh hoteltaking photoscruise ship
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 83 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Guided by two amazingly knowledgeable people - Martha and Iolo - I learned so much on this trip, seeing orcas, otters, wild flowers, seascapes and over 50 birds some of which I'd never heard of. The guides were patient, inclusive and enthusiastic and looked after...More

Thank NMH60
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just returned from the Shetland Nature trip with guides Iolo and Martha who were both excellent and helped to make the trip such a brilliant experience adapting the itinerary to make the most of visiting orca's. The boat trip to see the gannets feed was...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Peter and I spent a week on Shetland for the Simmer Dim Photo Tour. We had a truely magical experience and were able to return home with a large portfolio of images. Our guides, Richard Shucksmith and Josh Jaggard were incredibly knowledgeable as well as...More

Thank Snippetthewhippet
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not one given to writing reviews, I can only describe my wildlife photo tour as outstanding. The intimate knowledge of the wildlife, exceptional field craft, and sympathetic respect for the subject being photographed resulted in an experience that surpassed expectation... and the photos were good...More

Thank conraddickinson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding and photographing many species, including rare ones, on Shetland was magic. Our Guide, David Tipling, a well renowned British photographer, led the three of us through using our cameras, field craft and developing our patience when photographing wildlife. I have come home with some...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shetland has long been on my wish list and after extensive research I chose Shetland Nature’s Discover Shetland tour for my introduction to Shetland. It couldn’t have been better! Obviously excellent weather and sightings such as Orca and Otter helped and can’t be organised by...More

Thank Hilary A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had two days on Shetland and knew a tour would be the best way to maximum our time...but which one? I am so glad we chose Shetland Nature safari. John drive us around for the day and was fantastic. Awesome info, not only...More

Thank pimpampa504
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two days with Brydon, tracking otters on Yell and Unst. We have been to Shetland a number of times over the years, but had never quite succeeded with otters, so we decided that this time we would hire a guide...More

Thank davidandchristine767
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This holiday was absolutely amazing. Martha was an excellent guide, adapting our schedule to view recent sightings such as orcas. Visiting Mousa to see the storm petrels and the Noss boat trip were fabulous. We were able to see many different species of birds and...More

Thank sandyburton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FANTASTIC time...our guide Rob, was tireless in finding birds for us...and looking after us and driving the van everywhere....we saw an otter eating a fish while swimming and also on land..we saw red neck phalaropes..reason i had gone...the rare Shetland Mouseweed, and it was fun...More

Thank maharper025
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shetland Nature staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines