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    Wildlife Holidays in Scotland

    Our wildlife holidays are a little bit different from others you may have seen or joined. While we do spend some time in hides or in vehicles, our trips are more active than a ‘normal’ wildlife tour. The activities are easy and gentle but you can expect to experience delights such as coastal walks, sea kayaking with seals and boat trips to seek our Scotland’s larger marine wildlife.

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    We remain true to our values and we're reopening in a considered way, that respects each of you as individual travellers, while in equal measure respecting the communities that we visit.

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    Return to Nature

    Our wildlife tours blend some of Scottish nature’s great events in the more incredible locations, with expert guides so you become part of the action.

    Using activities, we’re able to get closer to Scottish wildlife because our guides understand their behaviour and you’re out there experiencing Scotland, rather than sitting in a hide waiting for the wildlife to come to you.

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    Let us Take Care of The Details

    We base our wildlife holidays from comfortable and welcoming accommodation, you can relax in the evenings, review your photos and look forward to each day.

    With wildlife tours of Shetland, the Outer Hebrides and the Highlands of Scotland, we offer holidays in these iconic wildlife destinations. Our guiding team really bring the tours to life, with expert knowledge and interpretation of behaviour, so you don’t miss anything. The vast knowledge of our expert wildlife guides will help you interpret some of the fascinating wildlife behaviours while safely enjoying Scotland’s great outdoors.

    We hope that you can come and explore Scotland and its wildlife with us.

    Our Scottish Wildlife Holidays

    7 Wildlife Trips with 132 Reviews

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    • Explore the profound and natural beauty of the Queen of the Hebrides
    • Witness the magnificent diversity of wildlife that visit Islay each year
    • Visit one of the islands world famous distilleries for a tour and tasting
    • Relax in the comfort of our warm and cosy handpicked accommodation
    Next Available Trip:
    5th November | 21st October
    Region:
    Inner Hebrides including Skye
    Duration:
    5 Days / 4 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 2
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    • Explore a variety of habitats where you'll spot incredible Scottish wildlife
    • Enjoy wonderfully scenic walking in the UK's largest National Park
    • Learn about the different species of wildlife and how they cope with the Scottish winter
    • Make the most of the dark sky where you can stargaze away from light pollution
    • Relax in cosy Highland accommodation
    Next Available Trip:
    24th February | 10th March
    Region:
    Cairngorms and Central Highlands
    Duration:
    5 Days / 4 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 2
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    • Dolphin-watching on an exciting boat trip.
    • Finding Scotland's largest birds of prey - sea eagles, golden eagles and ospreys.
    • Sea kayaking with seals in the West Highlands.
    • Visit a wildlife hide at dusk to see pine marten and badgers.
    Next Available Trip:
    21st May | 11th June
    Region:
    Multi-Location
    Duration:
    7 Days / 6 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 2
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    • Finding the UK's largest bird of prey, white-tailed eagle among others.
    • Explore famous Fingal's Cave on a boat trip to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles.
    • Spot marine wildlife including seals, dolphins and whales.
    • Visit the spiritual Isle of Iona.
    Next Available Trip:
    16th April | 7th May
    Region:
    Inner Hebrides including Skye
    Duration:
    7 Days / 6 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 2
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    • Explore rewilding sites in the Scottish Highlands in the company of local expert guides.
    • Look out for eagles, beaver, osprey and more.
    • Relax in the comfort of a secluded lodge in one of Scotland's most beautiful glens.
    Next Available Trip:
    4th June | 22nd October
    Region:
    Cairngorms and Central Highlands
    Duration:
    7 Days / 6 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 1
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    • Journey to the wild Atlantic island of St Kilda.
    • Look for otters, red deer and golden eagles on the Isle of Harris.
    • Discover the varied birdlife living on the soaring cliffs at the Butt of Lewis.
    Next Available Trip:
    2nd April | 23rd April
    Region:
    Outer Hebrides and St Kilda
    Duration:
    7 Days / 6 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 2

    The Shetland Isles

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    • Experience the landscapes and fascinating wildlife of Scotland's most northerly islands.
    • Be amazed by the prolific birdlife at Sumburgh and the heritage of the Vikings at Jarlshof.
    • Hike to the dramatic coastline of Muckle Flugga, the most northerly point in the UK.
    • Enjoy a boat trip to view the bird colonies at Noss National Nature Reserve where we'll be deafened by the noise of 20,000 gannets, 25,000 guillemots, 3,000 kittiwakes, 1,200 puffins and hundreds of razorbills, shags and skuas!
    Next Available Trip:
    9th April | 30th April
    Region:
    Orkney and Shetland Isles
    Duration:
    7 Days / 6 Nights
    Difficulty:
    Green Grade 2

    Trips Featuring Wildlife

    Our holidays reviewed in your own words...

     

    Every client receives a feedback survey when they return from their guided, self guided or tailor made holiday with us. Once completed the review is published on our website just as soon as our database updates. The little touches and details are important to us and where issues are raised we make positive changes to our trips to improve your experience.

    That’s why we read each of our client’s reviews and although we don’t respond to all of them, if it’s glowing feedback then we get the satisfaction of helping to make your holidays truly memorable.

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    Ria Robinson

    Wildlife Adventures - Scotland: Big Picture - Rewilding Retreat

    Age: 30 - 40
    Country: United Kingdom
    Trip Date: 02/10/2021
    Trips Taken: 1

    The Bottom Line

    The Bottom Line

    Great trip all round, thank you

    LR

    Luke Robinson

    Wildlife Adventures - Scotland: Big Picture - Rewilding Retreat

    Age: 30 - 40
    Country: United Kingdom
    Trip Date: 02/10/2021
    Trips Taken: 1

    The Bottom Line

    The Bottom Line

    It was a fantastic trip. Very informative. Accommodation was great as was the food. Couldn't have asked for much more really. Some of the longer journeys were a little tedious, not helped by the current covid mask rules. However that wasn't in your control and is the nature of traveling around Scotland. Would love to come back and see the progress of the rewilding efforts.

    JG

    Jane Giddings

    Wildlife Adventures - The Shetland Isles

    Age: 70 - 80
    Country: United Kingdom
    Trip Date: 03/07/2021
    Trips Taken: 1

    The Bottom Line

    The Bottom Line

    Exceeded expections by 100%. This was helped by the weather as I had prepared myself for 7 days of cold clag! Instead we had good walking weather. I thought the holiday was a little expensive and it stretched my budget. However it was definitely value for money, given the excellent quality of the hotel and food and the brilliant guide.

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    Popular Wildlife Holidays in Scotland

    TripNext DeparturePriceDuration 
    Wildlife Adventures – The Scottish Highlands 21/05/2022 £1,735 6 Nights Trip Details
    Wildlife Adventures – The Shetland Isles 09/04/2022 £1,725 6 Nights Trip Details

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