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Nocturnal Wildlife Tours ‑ CLOSED

Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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About Nocturnal Wildlife Tours
Detect different species of animals up to 600 metres away or get close enough to see Badgers and Roe deer going about their nightly routine without them knowing you're there, whilst on foot in the countryside of Dumfries and Galloway. Wherever we go up to five tour participants can be transported in our specially prepared night tours vehicle, complete with external mounted thermal camera.
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emmadougherty wrote a review Mar 2017
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
We enjoyed our tour immensely. Our guides were knowledgeable and friendly. We plan to go again later in the year to see the bats.
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Date of experience: March 2017
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Response from NWTWildlifeTours, Tour Guide Ranger at Nocturnal Wildlife Tours
Responded Mar 17, 2017
Thank you Emma, we look forward to seeing you again on a NWT
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colliedog4 wrote a review Oct 2016
Newton Stewart, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
Last Thursday my wife and myself had the most wonderful experience with Nocturnal Wildlife Tours. From start to finish it was one of the best night`s to remember. Cowan and Keith had the most amazing knowledge of Dumfries&Galloway, all the best places to see the marvellous wildelife and did we see lots. On our trip we saw , loads of deer and the mighty stag as it took control of the herd.We also say Hedgehog`s,Hares, Foxes and many species of wild birds including Owls, not forgetting the Bats as well. Nearly forgot we also saw field Mice . The time passed so quickly with all the different things to see, but was a trip that my wife and myself will not forget. Once again thanks to Cowan and Keith from Nocturnal Wildelife Tours for a unforgettable experience.
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Date of experience: October 2016
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Judith M wrote a review Oct 2016
3 contributions2 helpful votes
What a great experience with our knowledgeable guides Cowan and Keith. The children really enjoyed using the equipment to spot the wildlife, of which we saw plenty. The children's and my best bit by far was getting up close to the hedgehog. Would highly recommend a night out with Nocturnal Wildlife Tours we'll definitely be back for more.
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Date of experience: October 2016
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Salmonfisher100 wrote a review Oct 2016
16 contributions6 helpful votes
I must talk the technology first, starting with the vehicle. A roof mounted "see in the dark" thermal camera connected to drop down LCD screens in side a very appropriate Land Rover 110 made a very strong combination. Combine this with each person is given a personal thermal monocular for the event and you have a fantastic set of equipment provided for your enjoyment. However what really makes this superb was the care, empathy and especially the time that Keith and Cowan took to ensure the participants were firstly safe, then comfortable using the thermal viewers regardless of experience. The NWT tour will share with town folk theb wonders of the darkness hours normally not seen. I saw and enjoyed all of the amazing wildlife from tiny mice, bat's, roosting birds, barn owl's, hedge hogs, rabbits, hares, fox, badger's , roe/fallow deer . Climaxing with the amazing stag's and their hareem of fifty plus does seen on the rutting field totally unaware that we were so close watching in pitch darkness. The Galloway night sky also supported with a magnificent back canvas of stars and views of the Milky Way. This was truly an amazing tour, professionally run by very knowledgable leaders which everyone should experience .
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Date of experience: September 2016
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Hamish D wrote a review Sep 2016
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A fantastic and unique experience. Both guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Wide variety of wildlife seen, especially impressed by the stags and got very close to some hedgehogs! Infrared equipment was fantastic! Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2016
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