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Glenlivet Hill Trek

Blairfindy Keepers Cottage | Blairfindy, Glenlivet AB37 9DJ, Scotland
+44 1807 590372
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Love Argocats!! 😍🙌🏻

We had A LOT OF FUN visiting the summits by argocats in October. Appreciate to Charlie and... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
grclinn
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What a great trip

This activity is highly recommended. Our Guide Charly was just perfect and so knowledgable and we... read more

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Reviewed 25 September 2017
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We are a Visit Scotland 5* specialist off road touring company based in the Scottish Highlands. We use Land Rovers and environmentally friendly Argocat 8 wheel drive vehicles to transport clients on a selection of whisky smuggling themed tours within the Cairngorms National Park. Although our tours specialise in whisky smuggling, they include distillery visits, wildlife and stunning scenery. We cater for corporate events to a maximum of 40 persons. We provide high quality picnics of Scottish Fayre to compliment your experience. We were 2015 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards Finalists in the 'Best Outdoor Adventure' category and 2017 winners of the Spirit of Speyside Awards 'Best New Event' category. We are currently a finalist in the 2017 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards for the 'Best Heritage Tourism Experience'. We are proud to be Green Tourism Gold Award recipients and endeavour to improve our 'Green' credentials at every opportunity.
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Blairfindy Keepers Cottage | Blairfindy, Glenlivet AB37 9DJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We had A LOT OF FUN visiting the summits by argocats in October. Appreciate to Charlie and George’s tour-guiding and professional driving, as well as Susan’s delicious meals, we have managed to capture lots of breathtaking photos and videos, and have a better insight towards...More

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CSGHT, Owner at Glenlivet Hill Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks for the great review, we'll pass on your appreciation to George. We thoroughly enjoyed showing you around illicit whisky country.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

This activity is highly recommended. Our Guide Charly was just perfect and so knowledgable and we enjoyed the drams we had including stunning views so much. Susan prepared an excellent lunch - nicely presented and well cooked. We had such a wondrful day and would...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were excited to meet Charlie for our Hill Trek tour in the argocat. I have never driven in one and figured this was the place to do it. Charlie was the perfect host and did not disappoint it was perfect. We learned so much...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

On Friday 29th May 2017 my husband (Bob) and I (Ebeth) enjoyed an Argocat Tour courtesy of Glenlivet Hill Trek Co. This is conducted by Charlie and the trip was a great experience. Charlie's knowledge was very informative, the hill views were spectacular and the...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had a fantastic day on the smugglers trail. Visiting some really great historical sites, learning about the local history of the area and doing so while drinking whisky, can it get any better than that. The tour up Carn Liath in Argocats was freat...More

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CSGHT, Owner at Glenlivet Hill Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us and thanks for the great comments. We hope to welcome you back to whisky country in the future.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

What a great way to spend an afternoon!!!, From the local knowledge to the argo drive up the mountain this is a must do if you are in this area!!! Accommodating, fun, and memorable. You won't want to miss this tour.

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CSGHT, Owner at Glenlivet Hill Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again for another smuggling adventure.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

really nice people a great day out easy to find, i would wrap up if a bit chilly it was interesting and a very nice dram on the way views at top stunning

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CSGHT, Owner at Glenlivet Hill Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our trek, our guide was very knowledgeable, thoughtful and good at making us feel comfortable and well taken care of -very nice people. The ArgoCat is, I can't lie, very bouncy and slow going but pretty much what I expected going over...More

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CSGHT, Owner at Glenlivet Hill Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Thanks for your great review, with such stunning scenery around us it really makes my job easy. I'll pass your compliments about our food to the Chef. I'll maybe have to deflate the tyres on the Argo to give a softer ride ;) Thanks again,...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The trek was AWESOME. I would definitely do it again. Met some amazing people and drank some amazing scotch! :)

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CSGHT, Owner at Glenlivet Hill Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thanks for the great review Chris. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us. Truth be told the tour sells itself with the stunning views and the whisky helps of course. Thanks and we hope you'll join us on tour in the future.

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun on this tour. We first went out in a Land Rover to the Old Glenlivet Bridge, then to a castle ruins on the estate. We then switched to an 8-tire all-terrain vehicle called an ArgoCat., which was the unique highlight...More

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