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Speyside Wildlife

#5 of 18 Tours in Aviemore Features Animals
| Wester Camerorie, Ballieward, Aviemore PH26 3PR, Scotland
+44 1479 812498
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DUSK WILDLIFE

So glad we booked this before our holiday. After booking on line we were emailed directions and... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2015
Heather M
Finland Bears 2015

This was a superb trip with an extremely knowledgeable and friendly Speyside guide who worked... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
JMNSwim
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Speyside Wildlife, the Scottish tour operator, offers wildlife watching experiences to suit everyone. We run fully inclusive, fully guided, bird, whale and mammal watching holidays, in Scotland and around the world, for enthusiasts of every ability, plus tailor-made wildlife watching tours of any length to suit your requirements. Visit our evening mammal watching hides in the Cairngorms National Park for close up and personal views of Pine Marten, Badgers and more! Accredited by VisitScotland, Green Tourism Business Scheme and Wild Scotland.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pine marten” (53 reviews)
“tawny owl” (15 reviews)
“red deer” (37 reviews)
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| Wester Camerorie, Ballieward, Aviemore PH26 3PR, Scotland
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

So glad we booked this before our holiday. After booking on line we were emailed directions and instructions. Found the meeting place easily and meet John. Walked to the hide and listened to John tell about the animals with humour included. We were fortunate to...More

Thank Heather M
SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2015

Thank you very much for reviewing your visit to our hide and we're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed it! We hope you took some great photos - if you're happy to share them, please send them to us or post them on...More

Reviewed 14 August 2015

This was a superb trip with an extremely knowledgeable and friendly Speyside guide who worked tirelessly to ensure every member of the group had an amazing time. We were fortunate to see many bears, a brief encounter with three wolves and a fantastic sighting of...More

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SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2015

Thank you very much for posting this lovely account of your Finland Bears trip and we're absolutely delighted you enjoyed it so much! We hope you've seen Roy's photos on our Facebook page - if you have any to share, we'd love to see them....More

Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and i went on the dusk wildlife watch. I wasn't sure in advance where the hide would be in relation to the wildlife, so I was delighted at how it turned out to be:-) Anyone hoping to see lovely badgers and pine martens...More

1  Thank leeesah
SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to the hide - it's much appreciated! We're delighted that you had such great sightings and enjoyed your evening and we hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 6 August 2015

The standard adage when it comes to wildlife is: 'you never know' (or, more usually, 'you should've been here yesterday'!), but the Speyside hide is about as near as you can get to to guaranteed close-up views of truly wild animals. We saw the 'regulars'...More

1  Thank IonH
SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2015

Thank you very much for reviewing your visit to the hide and we're delighted you had such good sightings! As you say, when you're hoping to see wild animals, there's no guarantee that they will appear on any given day or at any given time,...More

Reviewed 31 July 2015

When I read about this evening watching wildlife I knew on booking it that it had the possibility to be an amazing experience and my partner and I weren't disappointed. First off we scouted out the location of the meeting point early in the day...More

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SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a descriptive review - it's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed the evening and John is delighted that you enjoyed his company (almost) as much as that of the Badgers, Pine Martens and...More

Reviewed 29 July 2015

If you want to see some of the UK's rarest and most charming animals, this is the place to come. Pine martens and badgers, deer, and of course the lovely wood mouse, can all be viewed from the most comfortable and well-designed of hides (with...More

Thank Lynn L
SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2015

What a lovely review and recommendation! Thank you very much for posting it - we're so pleased you enjoyed your evening so much.

Reviewed 29 July 2015

This was really a special trip. Learning about the area, environment and protection of the local wildlife and of course seeing them up close... Very close😊 The Badgers and pine martens flocked to the hide and without this experience I know we wouldn't ever see...More

Thank Gayle2013
SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2015

We're delighted that you all enjoyed your visit to our hide and thank you very much for taking the time to post this review - and for the rating!

Reviewed 24 July 2015

We had wonderful close up views of roe and red deer, badgers, wood mice and pine martens in their beautiful forest surroundings. Three pine marten kitts enthralled us with their antics and our guide John was knowledgeable helpful and enthusiastic.More

Thank ScotlandManda
SpeysideWildlife, Manager at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2015

It's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your evening in the hide - thank you very much for the great review; we really appreciate it! The three kits are still regular visitors and we've taken some great videos of them and the Badgers which...More

Reviewed 21 July 2015

The hide was surprisingly comfortable, and the opportunity for watching the wildlife was great - watching a family of 8 badgers licking honey off rocks was more than we had expected!

Thank Jane G
SpeysideWildlife, Owner at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

It's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to our hide and thank you very much for taking the time to post this review - we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 9 July 2015

I cannot recommend this organisation enough. They do a wide range of tours and trips offering plenty of choice. I opted for the badger watch as this I was something I had always wanted to see in the wild. We booked the badger watch online...More

Thank H H
SpeysideWildlife, Owner at Speyside Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2015

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a full and enthusiastic review - we really appreciate it! We're delighted that you enjoyed your evening in our hide and that the Badgers and Pine Martens were on view for such an extended...More

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Flintstone89
What's the best time of year to come to see the most wildlife or is there some to be seen all year round? Thanks :)
14 April 2017|
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Response from Liz E | Reviewed this property |
There's animals all year round but apparently late June is especially good as there are many youngsters
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