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Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris

Guided wildlife excursions in a luxury 4x4. £ 12 per adult per hour £ 6 per child per hour Senior citizens: negotiable Family price: negotiable Exclusive hire: negotiable

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Be driven to various locations in and around the Cairngorm National Park to be shown the amazing wildlife of this beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands by a friendly, experienced, local guide.

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Guided wildlife excursions with an experienced local nature watcher. See the special birds and animals of the beautiful Cairngorms National Park. We visit wild, remote and picturesque locations in a luxury 4X4 Landrover Discovery. All are welcome from beginners to twitchers.

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Wildlife in the Cairngorms

You won’t find a better place to spot wildlife in the UK, especially rare breeds, as the Cairngorms is home to a quarter of Britain’s threatened species…

Want to see a wildcat, red squirrel, osprey, pine marten, golden eagle or rutting deer? In the Cairngorms you can, with the 9 national nature reserves across the park protecting an amazing array of wildlife, so you can see them up close and personal. 

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The Cairngorms National Park is habitat to many endangered, unique and rare species which live alongside their human neighbours.

As the Cairngorms has such diverse landscapes , this provides a rich variety of habitats for wildlife and explains why the Park houses an amazing 25% of all the UK's endangered species.

These species include ospreys, the Scottish wildcat, golden eagle, red squirrel, snow bunting, lapwing, crested tit, dotterel and black grouse.

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To protect this diverse, unique wildlife, there are 9 National Nature Reserves across the Park.

These not only protect the wildlife, but they also provide a fantastic opportunity for wildlife lovers to observe animals, in their habit, at close quarters.

Reserves include: Abernethy, Corrie Fee, Craigellachie, Glen Tanar, Glenmore, Insh Marshes, Invereshie and Inshriach, Mar Lodge Estate and Muir of Dinnet.

A favourite Cairngorms local wild resident to spot is the red squirrel, another is the pine marten. Bird lovers flock here because so many unusual birds do, too, such as the ptarmigan, the osprey and the golden eagle, to name just a few. Browse these pages for articles about wildlife and where to spot them! Or, if you want to up your chances, browse our listings of wildlife guides.

Of course, one guaranteed way would be to take a visit to the Highland Wildlife Park, or the butterfly farm at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, or the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre on Cairngorm Mountain. Another way to increase your chances is to hire an experienced guide who will have the inside knowledge of the best places to try.

There are many National Nature Reserves dotted throughout the entire Park and these protected spaces are a great place to spot wildlife. If you want to spot rare beasts like ptarmigan, snow buntings and mountains hares, however, you need to get up to higher ground. You’ll also find ‘hides’ – shelters positioned in places where wildlife congregate – dotted throughout the park.

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Aviemore Wildlife Watching

Aviemore and the surrounding Cairngorms National Park is a hotspot for Scottish wildlife and is home to 25 per cent of Britain’s threatened species.  

Look out for wildcats, capercaillie, squirrels and pine martens in the ancient forests. You can see Ospreys fishing at the Rothiemurchus Fish Farm and nearby lochs. Deer, badgers and golden eagles to be seen too.

If you have been inspired by wildlife programmes such as BBC’s Springwatch get out and see some Aviemore wildlife for yourself. Even within the village itself you can see deer quietly moving around, squirrels on bird feeders and ospreys overhead. Join a guide and see some of the more reclusive animals that can be found in the beautiful countryside surrounding Aviemore and within the Cairngorms National Park. The Wildcat or Highland Tiger is close to extinction and you can learn more about the conservation work to look after this rare animal here . The Highland Wildlife Park near Kincraig (10 minutes drive South of Aviemore) is home to some local species and is a great way to see them up close.

You can find out more information about all the Cairngorms National Park Conservation Projects  here .

For more on how to join an organised wildlife watching activity see the business listings below.

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Explore unique Highland landscapes with your very own private wildlife guide.

This special road trip holiday combines two unforgettable Scottish wildlife experiences in the spectacularly beautiful Cairngorms National Park. Covering around 10% of Scotland, this is the largest National Park in the UK and is home to a quarter of Scotland’s native woodland. Habitats vary from wild tundra on the high mountain tops to ancient woods of Caledonian Pine, heather-covered moorland to majestic glens – this really is the Scottish Highlands at their finest. The park has been featured within David Attenborough’s Wild Isles on the BBC.

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Day with a private wildlife guide*.

What better way to experience Scotland’s wildlife than in the company of a highly experienced and knowledgeable guide? Even better when the guide is yours on a private basis for the day, so your programme will be tailored to suit, with your guide using unbeatable local knowledge to track down the species you most want to see.

*This will be a 4 hour guided private wildlife tour from November to March.

Choose from the following themes:

Highland Glens

For golden eagles, red deer, red-throated divers, red kites, ring ouzels.

Pine Forest

With such species as capercaillie, black grouse, crested tits or Scottish crossbills, and the chance of red squirrels.

Moorland & Moray Firth

Begin the day exploring moorland for red grouse, black throated divers and mountain hares then on to the Moray Firth for osprey, sea-duck and terns, with a good chance of bottlenose dolphins and otters.

Evening Wildlife Watching

This unique experience includes up to three hours at a comfortable hide in the Cairngorms National Park where pine martens and badgers, as well as other wild mammals, are regularly seen. (Bill Oddie and the BBC have visited here regularly to film.) Throughout your visit to the baited hide you will be accompanied by an expert guide who will keep you informed about everything you see; you’ll be in a small group of no more than six.

Your Accommodation in the Cairngorms

Your accommodation in the Cairngorms is a former Edwardian hunting lodge, steeped in history and full of character. Set in a peaceful location with excellent walking routes nearby, this is an ideal location for exploring the Scottish highlands. With just six bedrooms, an impressive guest lounge featuring a large bay window affording fabulous views across the Cairngorms, it would be hard not to relax in the tranquil surroundings. Enjoy a warm welcome from your hosts and personalised service during your stay.

What Else to See and Do

This is a perfect base to explore the National Park and the surrounding highland landscape of majestic mountains, rivers and lochs. You can enjoy a short trip on the wonderful Strathspey Steam Railway from nearby Grantown, or walk on the sandy beach of Loch Morlich. The hotel is a mine of information on local walks and excursions, several beginning in and around the village itself. The town of Aviemore is within easy reach, as are the glorious sandy beaches of the Moray coast and the myriad castles and distilleries of Speyside.

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This short break is based in the midst of the Cairngorms National Park.

£545 per person for November 2023 to March 2024, £625 per person for April to October.

The above pricing does not include stays over Christmas or New Year from 23 December to 8 January. If you are interested in taking a holiday across these dates, please get in touch for a bespoke quote.

All prices based on two people sharing a double room ensuite for three nights on a bed & breakfast basis, including a day with a private wildlife guide exploring the highlights of Cairngorms wildlife, and an evening visit to a wildlife hide to view badgers and pine martens.

Note for wildlife trips : We cannot of course guarantee that you will see any of the wildlife described – these are wild animals and as such cannot be called to order, and no refund will be made if you are unlucky enough not to see any of the animals described, despite the very best efforts of the guides.

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A thoroughly enjoyable and well put together Scotland break.
Fantastic holiday. Wildlife safari with Steve was absolutely brilliant. He was knowledgeable and took us to some magnificent places!
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Winter wildlife, discover the huge diversity of wildlife around the cairngorms national park all inclusive wildlife tours, accommodation and food - monday 5th - friday 9th february 2024 - full  .

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- Led by Ewan Miles and co-led by John Miles

- All inclusive package holiday - food, accommodation and wildlife tours.

- 4 nights at the Grant Arms Hotel, Speyside.

- 4 full day wildlife tours in and around the Cairngorms National Park.

- Target species include Ptarmigan, Red Squirrel, Crested Tit, Mountain Hare, Snow Bunting, Golden Eagle and much more!

- Evening talks ran by BWWC (Bird Watching Wildlife Club)

- No 'single supplement' rate.


* There is no extra cost for single occupancy

* On booking please advise of any special requirements medical or dietary

* Easy / moderate walks of 1-5km will be undertaken


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