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Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris

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Aviemore, Scotland
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Simply a must for nature lovers

What I expected and what I thought I might get, differed. What I actually got was way beyond... read more

Reviewed today
Rob E
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Beverley, United Kingdom
Brilliant day out in the highlands

We (a couple) were interested as much in seeing the highland landscape as seeing the animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Koalatravelor
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Westchester, New York, United States
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Reviewed today

What I expected and what I thought I might get, differed. What I actually got was way beyond expectation, simply put, it was one of the best nature experiences I have had in a very long time. What I did not expect was Steve's all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (a couple) were interested as much in seeing the highland landscape as seeing the animals and Steve delivered on both accounts. We were taken to magical, stunning locations where we were nearly the only people around. I could have happily spent the entire day...More

Thank Koalatravelor
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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Crikey! You really did enjoy your day! I'm almost blushing! Ha Ha! Thanks for the super review - it is much appreciated... hope to see you again some time.... Safari Steve

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip with Safari Steve was a real highlight of our holiday. He is very knowledgeable, very friendly and we travelled in comfort to some wonderful and varied habitats. Our children are 5 and 7 and are both interested in wildlife and didn't want the...More

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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review - it was my pleasure to spend the day with you all - the boys wildlife knowledge for their ages is unbelievable! And that is down to you encouraging and mentoring them so well... I hope to see you all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a marvellous day with Steve learning about birds and wildlife , he is passionate about what he does and the places he took us to were beautiful, I had a fantastic day , highly recommended ! Thanks Steve , will come back !...More

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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Veronique. It was great to see you enjoying the 'local specialities' of this area.. See you again... Safari Steve

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to snag a day with Steve alone last week, having firstly established what I wanted to see beforehand he collected me early in the morning and we set off. Having spent the day around Aviemore on my own the day before,...More

Thank Matt T
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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Matt.You are very welcome..... I enjoyed the day too, it was great to see you experiencing our local speciality habitats and wildlife and firing off photos galore! Hope to see you again sometime... Best wishes Safari Steve

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We highly recommend Steve for seeing the wildlife of Scotland,I feel I could write a book about all the wonderful things we saw on our day out with him,and what a lovely man to be with,he was informative ,friendly and knew all the best places...More

Thank Jean P
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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks for that Jean - you are very welcome. It's always nice to know that my efforts are appreciated :)

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

I'm so glad we booked this safari with Steve! This was one of the best days of our four month trip. We did a morning safari and saw a fantastic range of birds and mammals, including red deer, mountain hare, mountain goats, red squirrels, peregrine...More

Thank Victoria B
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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thanks Victoria - a fab review like that makes what I do feel worthwhile - I'm so pleased that you will take away happy memories of Speyside and it's wildlife .... Cheers! Steve

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

What a great time we had exploring the highland birds and wildlife! Steve is a fabulous guide - very knowledgable, personal, accommodating and friendly! He provided equipment, snacks and hot drinks throughout. We saw 40+ species of bird and 7 different mammals, including various birds...More

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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

You are very welcome...... thanks for the super review... feedback like that is much appreciated... Safari Steve

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This was our second day out with Steve and again it surpassed all expectations. A change of season meant we got to see different wildlife - crested tits, black grouse lekking, black throated diver and mountain hare were amongst the many highlights this time. We...More

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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thanks for the super review Kerry. It was my pleasure to see you all enjoy your safari so much - and great to show you some new and exciting wildlife. Hope to see you all again sometime....

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

My fiancée and I had an amazing day on the highland safari with Steve, what a great guy! Nothing was to much trouble, he always had our comfort in mind at all times (especially with the hot chocolate and shortbread). He took us to some...More

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Steve R, Owner at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

See you then indeed! Cheers for the super review- much appreciated :) Safari Steve

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Hello Jospeh, Have you managed to get a contact number yet for Steve. I have just left a review above from our safari last week. Superb!!! His mobile is 0797 4151503 or landline after 6pm is 014798 11169 Thank you and... More
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