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Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours

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Join us on a safari and experience real Exmoor: the Exmoor Ponies, Red Deer, Birdlife, and the Flora and Fauna. Hear about the intriguing Local Legends and marvel at the beautiful scenery.In our Land Rover 110 Defender we will take you on a...more
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Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 February 2013

We chose the morning 3-hour excursion as this would leave us the rest of the day. Being February we were fortunate to be the only two people on the trip along with Daphne the owner/driver. Daphne was great and has a wealth of knowledge being...More

4  Thank simonmerriman
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 August 2013

This so called 'safari' was nothing like what I was expecting. I was expecting to see many wild and exotic animals. Instead, the only animals I saw were insects and a few deer. This might as well have been called 'a pointless 3 hour drive...More

9  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a half day trip in the afternoon which was easily doable online and via email. We received a lot of information about the wild life and plants/tress in and around Exmoor. Additionally, we talked about English history and the story of Exmoor, comparisons...More

Thank Malte H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter bought us a half day trip with Daphane for her Exmoor Safari. Daphane is a great guide and has a vast knowledge of Exmoor and the surrounding area. Your picked up in her Landrover and then your journey begins. We drove around Exmoor...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We hired Daphne for two separate outings and did lower half first day and northern part second time. We enjoyed seeing the wild ponies, birds, deer and highland cattle. Daphne was a super guide and it was nice to let someone else do the driving....More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were on holiday in Dunster with our two teenage daughters and looking for something 'a bit different', so we booked the afternoon safari; meeting Daphne in Dunster carpark. The three hours passed by really quickly and it was fascinating to explore the off road...More

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Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for your glowing review. I am really pleased your family enjoyed the Safari experience. Exmoor is a very beautiful place so it is easy to show her off. Regards Daphne

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We enjoyed our safari. It was lovely. We have seen many animals and the nature is amazing. The kids enjoy the trip.

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Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your Safari with us. Regards Daphne

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this Safari not knowing what to expect, but what an amazing time we had with Daphne. It was a misty start in the Moors which was beautiful to start but not sure we would see anything, but Daphne did not disappoint us, we...More

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Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Yes the mist is always a challenge but then it can reveal some wonderful sights. It’s great to hear the children had fun as they are our future custodians of our beautiful countryside. Regards Daphne

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were collected from Dunster for our 3 hour safari on Exmoor. Daphne took us along narrow lanes and off road to explore lovely locations , searching for views and wildlife. She knew so much about everything, the locality , the wildlife , the vegetation...More

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Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your Safari with us. I enjoy sharing our beautiful Exmoor with my customers and it’s always great to catch up with a few of the locals! Regards Daphne

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Picked up the Land rover at The White Horse Exford. Daphne our guide was charming and very knowledgable of the surrounding area,the moors and the wildlife with in it. On the moors a lot of the tour is on fairly good roads but there are...More

Thank Andrew R
Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your safari with us. Yes you are right about the binoculars, we do carry some on the Land Rover but it is always best to use your own so they are always adjusted...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

A perfect afternoon travelling over Exmoor in the sunshine, taking in the stunning views along the way, such a wonderful way to see the wildlife in their own environment, Daphne provides a lovely tour with great knowledge and experience of the area.

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Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review, I am really pleased you enjoyed your Safari. The weather is stunning at the moment, with endless Sunshine to enjoy beautiful Exmoor. Kind regards Daphne

Reviewed 22 June 2018

We had such an amazing time on our safari. Daphne, our safari driver, was lovely, very knowledgeable about everything to do with the area, very friendly and all round great. My daughter is trying to get into wildlife filmaking and so brought a professional camera...More

Thank SophieFlossie
Barle Valley S, Owner at Exmoor Barle Valley Wildlife Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Hello SophieFlossie Thank you for your lovely review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your time spent with me. I had a lovely fun time with you both and wish your daughter good luck in the Film making world. Please feel free to contact me...More

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edwardesc
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Response from TigerJoe69 | Reviewed this property |
Ring Daphne on 07977 571 494.
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Response from Liz M | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes Daphne takes well behaved dogs, we just told her in advance.
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