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"Seeing Grizzly Bears, Bison and the two wolves really close in the Hayden Valley, what a wow moment!"
Ann Thitchener, Yellowstone Spring 2015

"Birds, Bears, Beaver, Bisons and Beer! Amazing mountain scenery!"
Jenni & Keith Williamson, Yellowstone Spring 2015

"Seeing a bison corpse being devoured by a grizzly bear with a coyote and ravens in attendance and than joined by a bald eagle - pure magic!"

Sonia & Clive Adkin, Yellowstone Spring 2014

The best views we have had of Black Shouldered Kite, Montagus Harrier sky dancing and Spanish Imperial Eaglesand will be remembered forever."
Chris and Andy Mortimer, Extremadura 2015

"There were so many highlights - the gasp from my young son when he put his eye to the telescope and saw the eagle owl with its chick; watching two imperial eagles barking at a vulture as they dive bombed it; watching a male Great bustard displaying and then actually winning his female I could go on and on and on …"
Alex, Jess and Tom Rafinski, Extremadura 2014

"Seeing the Spanish Imperial Eagle, one mobbing a vulture and another with a Genet in its beak."
Alan Willison, Extremadura 2013

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Nova Scotia

Whale watching and bird watching where the highest tides in the world converge, on the south eastern tip of Canada. Single centre holiday overlooking the bay, combining birdwatching with boat trips, for close up views of Humpback and hopefully the very rare Northern Right, plus Fin Whale and seabirds. No strenuous walking.

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Dates 26 August - 3 September 2017
Prices £3,395pp (£400 single supp)

Leaders Darren Rees
Flights Air Canada, Scheduled
Outbound: Morning, Heathrow–Halifax
Inbound: Overnight, Halifax–Heathrow

Day 1 Fly London to Halifax arriving mid-afternoon. Drive 2.5 hours to Digby for early evening meal. Final 1.5 hour transfer to base at Brier Island - 7 nights Brier Island Lodge.
Day 2 First boat trip out from Brier Island.
Day 3 Exploration of Brier Island including Northlight and Pond Cove areas
Days 4-7 Flexible four days with further birding hikes; second full day boat trip in Bay of Fundy; one day exploration of Long Island (Boar’s Light and Balancing Rock); third boat trip (half day) from Brier Island
Day 8-9 Transfer day with birding stop at Annapolis Royal Marsh, arriving Halifax late afternoon for evening flight, arriving UK morning of Day 9.

Weather Warm and sunny with a chance of showers. Cooler on boats. May experience coastal fog (15°-25°C).
Walking 1-2 miles on easy tracks. Light footwear recommended.
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to dinner on Day 8 and are of good quality.
Insects A few biting insects may be encountered, so bring repellent.
Accom Twin and single rooms all ensuite.
Group 5


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CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK BRAND - Increasing quality whilst reducing impact

We've been granted use of this Brand by the Cairngorms National Park Authority. This is only given to those businesses who have agreed to a set of quality standards in respect of their visitor experience, together with a commitment to reducing their impact on the natural environment.

VISIT SCOTLAND - Quality Assurance Scheme - Wildlife Experience

Speyside Wildlife is one of 40 wildlife businesses to be assessed under Visit Scotland's pilot scheme for Wildlife Experiences achieving 4 Star status for our day tours. Watch out for the designation throughout Scotland. We were delighted to receive our letter of confirmation from Visit Scotland so thought we'd share some of it with you here, ''Thank you for participating in the pilot of the new Wildlife Experience Designator within our Quality Assurance Scheme for visitor attractions. Your feedback and contribution to the introduction of this new development has been invaluable and we would like to welcome you as a new member of the Quality Assurance Grading Scheme".


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