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Highland Wildlife Park

Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
44 (0)1540 651270
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Kingussie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in... more » Owner description: Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot. With everything from Scottish wildcats to polar bears don't miss the Highlands' wildest day out! « less
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit and I was guided by the information on the web site. Generally this was accurate but, as with other reviewers, two of the main exhibits we wanted to see (otters and beavers) were not there. I fully understand that all animals may not be there all the time but why is there no information regarding... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Had a great day out here, well worth a visit if in the area. Suitable for all ages. Particularly enjoyed the drive round the main reserve.

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London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

The Highland Wildlife Park opened in 1972 and is run by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. It is full of native and endangered species from all over the world. It is interesting to all ages of visitors. We had a lovely day visiting the park and it was good to be able to see all these animals. The snow... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very good organization with possible car transport to make a tour on the other sides of the park to see other animals than those at the entrance, like white bears or camels.

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The zoo itself is quite big with a decent variety of animals to view. Was disappointed to find out after paying and entering that the pandas were not available to see! Red pandas are my favourite animal and of one of the main reasons for our visit! Think they should tell you before you pay your money!!! Enjoyed the part... More

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Plano, TX
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This park is split between two areas; a drive through and a walk through. The drive through was very disappointing to our family, with few animals although in a very pretty setting. The walk through was OK, with some good interpretation. The tigers and polar bears are probably the highlight of the park. The restaurant is adequate, although 2 of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We have visited the Highland Wildlife Park several times over the years and it has always been a great day out. Over the years the focus has shifted from the animals you used to find in Scotland to a more generic selection housing the animals that need more space than Edinburgh zoo can provide. There seemed to be less animals... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped on a whim as we drove past the park, and thank god we did as the other thing we wanted to do was closed, and it was the perfect afternoon and well worth the money spent to get in. Not only is the setting gorgeous, but with the sunny weather we were able to enjoy the walk round... More

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dundee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

a great way to spend a good day out ,plenty to see and a good work out if you walk all round the place ,some of the animals had just given birth and were in hiding but the weather held out and one of the Kiangs ( a horse type animal) gave birth as we stood and watched ..and a... More

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West Chicago, il
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We popped in during our drive from Ediburgh to Dingwall. It was a nice middle point to stretch our legs and get off the main road a minute. We had a fun time here. We parked first and walked around the paths. We especially wanted to see the wolverine and arctic foxes, they were all out and about and we... More

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