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“Dusk Watch”
Review of Speyside Wildlife

Speyside Wildlife
Ranked #4 of 18 Tours in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed September 15, 2012

This was an excellent experience. The opportunity to see badgers, a family of deer (including fawn) and a pine marten up close is something special. The modern hide was reasonably warm and comfortable. Plenty of photographic opportunity. Value for money. Would do again

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Reviewed September 3, 2012

My third visit to the evening hide did not disappoint - friendly knowledgeable guide then visits from red deer, badgers, & pine marten - what more could you want?

Excellent value for money too for a fantastic evening out

Thanks so much :)

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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Kids loved it, plenty of animals to see and as it was Beautiful day enjoyed a Great picnic. On the day we were there plenty of staff out and about happy to answer questions and good with the kids

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Reviewed July 26, 2012

We went on Wednesday 25th July and weren't sure if the wildlife would be as good as Spring. Amazingly it was better! We were sat down just after 9pm and within 45 minutes saw the red deer. A Doe, a young one from last year and a 'Bambi' then came to feed just 2 feet away. These left and the male Pine Martin arrived to eat from the table. This left but was followed by 7 Badgers, all at the front window at one point, just feet away. Unbelieveable. The hide was comfortable as usual, the guide was friendly and knowledgeable, and they now sell pine martin badges at £2 for a souvenir. If you accept that not every night will be a success and can live with the chance of a no show, this has to be one of the best chances you'll ever get to see the wildlife that everyone wants to see. Highly recommended as usual. Take a torch for the walk back to the car!

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

My son Matthew (14) and myself(slightly older but 14 at heart) had an absolutely brialliant evening with our host John last night.Initially only the wood mice were visalble but after approx 50 minutes the woods around the hide became alive with activity .We were treated to a fly bye by a Buzzard ,6 of the local badger family who came within approx 1 ft of the hide for the prospects of a belly full of nuts and sultanas and the male pine martin who also liked the sultanas ,nuts and had a soft spot for the peanut butter which John had put out for him.Overall a very enjoyable night and one we hope to do again.John was also very informative and all to willing to pass his extensive knowledge onto us and answered all our questions and queries.Fabulous ,super ,smashing ,great.Thanks John.

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