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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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Why Speyside Wildlife:

Here at Speyside Wildlife we appreciate that you have a choice of tour operators and that deciding which wildlife experts to use can be a difficult decision. Here we offer 20 reasons why to choose Speyside Wildlife first!

  1. Speyside Wildlife is a one stop shop for wildlife watching experiences, offering evening wildlife watching, day trips, tailormade trips and fully inclusive holidays.
  2. Speyside Wildlife is well established and have been offering fun and friendly wildlife guiding for 25 years and has something for everyone, not just for experts.
  3. Without question, Speyside Wildlife has some of the best guides in the UK and their enthusiasm for wildlife is infectious!
  4. Speyside Wildlife has a robust Responsible Travel Policy and is accredited by the GreenTourism Business Scheme.
  5. At Speyside Wildlife we shall always treat you as an individual, not one of a crowd.
  6. Enjoy the convenience of booking online with Speyside Wildlife.
  7. Speyside Wildlife is used frequently by the BBC, having appeared on Springwatch, The One Show and more.
  8. Speyside Wildlife’s many repeat customers can’t be wrong. And we’re the choice of RSPB and Wildlife Trust groups too.
  9. Based at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Speyside Wildlife is ideally placed to show you some of the UK’s best wildlife, with Osprey, Pine Marten and much more right on our doorstep.
  10. Our Speyside base is easy to get to by train or plane – only 1½ hour flight from Luton or Gatwick.
  11. Speyside Wildlife offers free train station and affordable airport pick ups.
  12. Experience real tranquility at our comfortable ‘Steading’ accommodation based in Speyside. Wherever in the world we are, Speyside Wildlife is always on the look out for good quality, well placed accommodation.
  13. Speyside Wildlife does not charge a single supplement at our ‘Steading’ accommodation in Speyside.
  14. Speyside Wildlife has its very own evening wildlife watching hide for Pine Marten, Badger and more – and a visit is included on all our Speyside holidays!
  15. With Speyside Wildlife you can enjoy wildlife all over the world without having to worry about the logistics!
  16. Speyside Wildlife use local experts at many of our overseas destinations ensuring that you have access to the best naturalists available.
  17. At Speyside Wildlife we keep our group sizes small, with a maximum of 12 guests and 2 guides.
  18.  Our friendly and informative administrative team is available 5 days a week to answer all your queries.
  19. We listen to you! Every year Speyside Wildlife’s holiday schedules are tailored around the destinations you tell us you’d like to visit.
  20. We receive wonderful testimonials from our guests year after year!

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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".


The air holidays and flights are ATOL Protected, since we hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 4259. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk.