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Highland Wildlife Park

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Address: Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0)1540 651270
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains...
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!
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Arrived for the park opening at 10am on Sat which was good as the park filled quickly enjoyed the drive through area, but felt some of the enclosures were quite small ie the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Poor fare, lots of empty cages, huge spaces with no animals in sight. 'Scotland's greatest view'...hmmm raincheck on that one too... Prize exhibits the Polar Bears looked bored to death and showed signs of stress, little or no obvious stimulants within their enclosure. Saw two 'animal feed' times- both overcrowded for the space, one attendant at the tigers had a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Arrived for the park opening at 10am on Sat which was good as the park filled quickly enjoyed the drive through area, but felt some of the enclosures were quite small ie the tigers they were pacing and looked bored, mabye there's a reason the park has all that space but did not make the enclosures a bit bigger, great... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A great way to see animals in open spaces and not kept in small cages.. They now have snow leopards which are superb. The Bison and Yaks roaming around freely was wonderful as were the camels and Przewalski's horses and deer. sadly the red panda's were asleep at the top of the trees. But the wolves were very active. Seeing... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The park is a bit of a trek from Edinburgh or Glasgow, so a visit here means planning, not an impulse, but it is worth the visit. It's also all outdoors, apart from the gift visitor centre and gift shop, so it's a good idea to dress for possible weather. The main reserve is a 'drive round' experience - you... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Travelling up from Edinburgh to Aviemore we decided to break the kids day by visiting the zoo on route. Once we found it (route planner was a wee bit off!!!) we had a great day. I was amazed at how much space the animals had in their enclosures compared to other well known zoos / safari parks. Unfortunately the weather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We travelled and stayed over in Newtonmore to visit the wildlife park. Had a fantastic day. Staff helpful. Animals are wonderful to see and we were lucky enough to seen the snow leopard. Highlight has to be watching the tigers being fed. Awesome animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic day out here with my boyfriend for my birthday. Brillant day out for everyone and I imagine especially so if you have young kids. The drive around the main reserve is very pleasant and you can have a look at some of the the elk, bison, camels etc at your own leisurely pace. If you're lucky you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Highland wildlife park was a fantastic day out for the whole family.we got to see the polar bears up close getting something to eat, which was pretty fab.Theirs lots of things to see and the fact that it has one of the most amazing views in scotland that ive ever seen makes it all the better.If you get a chance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Polar Bear enclosure is huge with large slope with pond at bottom of it. Seeing Polar Bears in the Pond throwing a large plastic bucket around as if it was a balloon. Able to drive through herds of deer with many unique breeds of buffalo. Well stocked Cafe and Gift Shop Well worth the money bargain if 11 or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I visited with my family and enjoyed the experience. It is not a zoo, and animals appear to be comfortable and not too restricted by small enclosures or cages. Make sure to fit in the polar bear feeding which is awesome to watch.

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Address: Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0)1540 651270
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Kingussie

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