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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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Yellowstone Eclipse

Wildlife watching holiday in Yellowstone - the world’s first National Park and famous “Old Faithful” plus chance of seeing the Solar Eclipse. Four centre holiday with minibus transport. Wolves and Coyotes, Moose, Bison, Beaver, eagles, Black and Grizzly Bears and more in spectacular scenery. Walking generally easy, except in mountains.

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Dates 19 August - 2 September 2017
Price £4,995pp (£1,000 single supp)

Leaders Roy Atkins and Julian Sykes
Flights United Airlines, scheduled
Outbound: Morning, Heathrow-Jackson Hole (via US stop)
Inbound: Overnight, Jackson Hole-Heathrow (via US stop)

Day 1 Fly to Jackson Hole, via US stop, short transfer to 49er Inn – 4 nights.
Days 2-4 Three days exploring Grand Teton NP including Elk Refuge, Mormon Row, Jenny Lake and Ox Bow Bend. On Day 3 watch the Solar Eclipse.
Day 5 North, via Jackson Lake, to Lake Yellowstone – 3 nights.
Days 6-7 Explore Hayden Valley, north shore of Lake Yellowstone and Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.
Day 8 Relaxed day transfer, via Dunraven Pass, to Cooke City – 3 nights.
Days 9-10 Two days to explore north section of Yellowstone, including Lamar Valley, Beartooth Pass and Blacktail Plateau.
Day 11 Drive via geothermal features at Norris to Old Faithful – 1 night.
Days 12-13Geyser gazing at Old Faithful then south to Jackson Hole 49er Inn – 2 nights.
Days 14-15Morning flight out, then evening flight to Heathrow, arriving morning of Day 15.

Weather In August the weather can be nice and warm through to hot, though cooler in the early morning and evening (5°-30°C) It is likely to be sunny but there is always a chance of a build up of clouds
Walking There’ll be some short, easy walks on wide paths with optional short, easy walks off tracks in the forest. Note that Yellowstone National Park is at high altitude. Most of the Park is above 7,500 feet / 2,275 metres
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 14 and are of good quality
insects Biting insects are rarely a problem
Accom Twin and single rooms all ensuite
Group 12


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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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