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Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris

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Wow factor and beyond!!!

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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237 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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 

1 Thank CathyGilman
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 6 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 14 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
Level Contributor
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
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We went on a day safari hoping to see wildlife we hadn't seen before we weren't disappointed. Steve was a excellent host and extremely knowledgeable about the highlands and its wildlife. The Findhorn valley is some of the best scenery we have ever seen would recommend 100% and are planning to book another safari early next year

1 Thank Ian P
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Setting the scene; a group of 5 blokes on a 4 hour morning safari. Steve picked us up at our lodgings and we instantly took a like to him. He was very courteous and knowledgable, then before we moved he ran through the itinerary and health and safety information. We were offered a choice of habitats and locations, but were... More 

Thank Christopher C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife & I booked a 4 hour morning safari last week and we had a fantastic time. Steve is incredibly knowledgeable about the local wildlife & nature and his passion for his job shines through. Years of experience in the Highlands ensures he gives you the best possible chance of seeing as many different species of birds and animals... More 

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