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Wildlife Watching Safari by Vehicle & Walks / Photography workshops with a Guide

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Isle of Skye, GB
4.8 (28)
Isle of Skye, GB
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Experience the thrill of a lifetime with the Wildlife Watching Safari by Vehicle & Walks on the breathtaking Isle of Skye. Join local guide Stewart Dawber as he leads you on an unforgettable adventure, where you'll have the opportunity to encounter iconic Scottish wildlife such as otters, golden eagles, white-tailed sea eagles, seals, deer, pine martens, and seabirds. With Stewart's extensive knowledge and passion for wildlife, he'll take you to the best spots for sightings, ensuring a truly magical experience. Capture stunning photographs during the included wildlife photography workshops, where you'll learn valuable tips and techniques. As a responsible and ethical tour operator, Stewart prioritizes the welfare of the animals, providing binoculars and a telescope for close viewing without disturbing their natural habitat. Don't miss out on this tailor-made wildlife encounter - book your adventure on the Isle of Skye today!

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-5 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Wildlife Watching Safari by Vehicle & Walks
  • Photography workshops with a Guide
  • Opportunity to see Otters, Golden Eagles, Seals, and more
  • Binoculars & Telescope provided for close viewing
  • Tailor-made wildlife encounter on the Isle of Skye
  • Private transportation
  • Coffee and/or tea
  • Lunch
  • Minimum of 2 people payment even if wanting a 1 to 1 tour.

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Introduction:

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Isle of Skye like never before with the Wildlife Watching Safari by Vehicle & Walks and Photography Workshops. Led by the knowledgeable and passionate local guide, Stewart Dawber, this bespoke service offers an unforgettable opportunity to encounter and photograph a wide range of iconic Scottish wildlife. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or a photography lover, this tour promises to immerse you in the stunning landscapes and provide unique wildlife encounters.

What to expect?

During the Wildlife Watching Safari, you can anticipate close encounters with various local and iconic wildlife species such as Otters, Golden Eagles, White Tailed Sea Eagles, Seals, Deer, Pine Martens, and Seabirds. Stewart's exceptional understanding of their habits and habitats will ensure you have the best chances of spotting these magnificent creatures. With binoculars and a telescope provided, you'll be able to observe them up close without disturbing their natural environment. For those interested in wildlife photography, the Photography Workshops with Stewart will provide invaluable tips and guidance to capture stunning images of these animals in their natural habitat. Learn the techniques to capture the perfect shot and create magical memories that will last a lifetime.

Who is this for?

This Wildlife Watching Safari and Photography Workshop is perfect for nature enthusiasts, photographers, and anyone seeking an immersive experience with Scottish wildlife. Whether you're a seasoned wildlife watcher or a beginner nature lover, Stewart's expertise and personalized approach ensure a tour suited to all levels of experience. Families, groups, and solo travelers are all welcome to join and create their own tailor-made wildlife encounters on the Isle of Skye.

Why book this?

What sets this Wildlife Watching Safari and Photography Workshop apart is Stewart's unwavering commitment to the welfare of the wildlife and his responsible, ethical approach. As a respected tour operator, he ensures that the animals' wellbeing is prioritized while still delivering an incredible experience for his clients. His extensive knowledge and passion shine through, making each tour informative, engaging, and truly unforgettable. Additionally, the opportunity to learn from a local expert and capture stunning wildlife photographs is a unique selling point that sets this experience apart from others.

Good to know:

When booking this experience, you'll enjoy the convenience of private transportation and the comfort of coffee, tea, and a delicious lunch provided. It's important to note that a minimum of two people is required for the tour, even if you prefer a one-on-one experience. The tours are available all year round, and now, autumn and winter tours are also being offered. The meeting point is at the car park behind the large Co Op Petrol Station.

Reviews:

Customers rave about their experiences with Stewart, praising his extensive knowledge and knack for finding wildlife. Matt Rivers commented, "Cracking day out with Stewart and highly recommend his services...never seen Golden Eagles in the wild before...a very rewarding day out!" Others appreciated the added bonus of homemade cakes and pasties for lunch, making the tour even more enjoyable. These positive reviews highlight the exceptional quality of this Wildlife Watching Safari and Photography Workshop, leaving participants with unforgettable memories and incredible wildlife encounters.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Broadford

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Plockton

Reviews

(28)

4.8 (28)

Low_R

Stewart is knowledgeable, witty and fun company. We spent a few memorable hours together as he shared more about how to appreciate the animals. It was a delightful and enjoyable experience. What we manage to do: i) spotted the lone otter snacking in the waters around the island under the Skyre bridge, ii) learnt more about the lighthouse and how it used to function, iii) sighted a group of Scottish Red deer, a cuckoo, a Goldenhead Eagle (elusive but rewarding as we waited). Absolutely wonderful!

304andrewq

We had a superb time despite the weather being not very good with strong winds, rain & low clouds. Stewart took us to many different areas of Skye that we wouldn't know about to see the wildlife. His knowledge was very extensive & was so helpful with his advise on camera set ups. We had the best Golden Eagle experience we could have wished for, also had a good sighting of a White Tailed Eagle & many others. Well worth the money. Thank you Stewart. Andrew & Bianca.

Ewald_G

Nothing memorable - disappointing, needle in a haystack, the whole time in car, didn’t really see anything

deb_w

My daughter and I had a great day with Stewart! We learned a lot about the wildlife of Skye and photography tips!

X4726LDjulier

Stewart is a friendly & knowledgeable nature guide. New all the best places & shared his experience & tips that will remain with me. Saw tutting stags but highlight had to be the pair of golden eagles. 1 perched within its favourite view spot. Would highly recommend.

Heather_K

What a wonderful afternoon! Stewart picked us up promptly at our hotel and took us off along some country roads in search of Skye wildlife. He had asked what our main interests were and tailored the route and timings to coordinate with the tides and habits of the animals we were interested in. We were lucky enough to spot a golden eagle in flight and a white tailed eagle on a rocky shoal. The best was an imperial stag with his herd of hinds. No way we would have spotted them on our own, or seen them without his scope. We learned a lot about their habits and the island’s ecology. Stewart is a great story teller and this is a great tour to take if you’d like a more in depth experience of the beautiful Isle of Skye.

Harriet_m

The most beautiful scenery, Heather was in bloom, the countryside was a lush green, and lots of sheep that look like goats. Stewart was away on a family emergency and his step son, Max, was the guide for this day. He was quite knowledgeable about history of the clans on Skye and their castle ruins, and the unique landscape. We drove the north side of the island which was grand. Max was charming and gracious. His live for the area was obvious. if I ever return I will happily book the tour again and go south.

Y847JXjimp

Stewart was an awesome guide. He took care to adapt the tour to the things we wanted to see. He knew the Isle of Skye very well: animals, of course, but land features, geology, and history as well. He was proud of his little island and it showed. My girls ages 9 and 11 had a blast. I would give 6 stars if possible. Definitely recommend.

jennifer-page

Just back from a lovely day with Stewart, exploring the unique wildlife of Isle of Skye. As a bird nerd, my main focus wasn't photography (pun intended) but identifying birds unknown to me as an east coast based American. Stewart is true professional, identifying for me the variety of birds mentioned in the other reviews, including the eagles and local song and shore birds. What is important to me is his devotion to doing right by the animals (keeping a distance, respecting their needs) and by the community - he offhandedly mentioned he has the personal permission of the largest landowner to access her property - the only local guide with that. He didn't need to ask for it - it was, though, the right thing to do. Thank you, Stewart, for a great intro to Skye wildlife!

178sylviav

We had a perfect morning. Seen a Golden Eagle and Deer and lots of other Birds. Stewart was a great guide gave much information and did everything to show us an Otter. But the Otters stayed away. Thanks Stewart for a lovely morning!
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