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Soweczka Arek Szymura - Private Nature Tours

ul. park Dyrekcyjny 11, Bialowieza 17-230, Poland
+48 601 450 035
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Informative, friendly and well organized

I was staying in Bialowieza on my own, and wanted to see the strictly protected area and Bison. I... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
CathrynSymons
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London
Great guide!

It was an unforgettable experience! It was the first time I was in a forest of these... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Nelva G
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Białowieża Forest is one of the best places in Europe for birdwatching, and our experienced guides-ornithologists will help you to see interesting species (woodpeckers, owls, and many others). We also offer trips to meet with the wild bison, beavers, otters, wolves ... We will also explain inter species relationships which form this unusual place.
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ul. park Dyrekcyjny 11, Bialowieza 17-230, Poland
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I was staying in Bialowieza on my own, and wanted to see the strictly protected area and Bison. I contacted this company because they were mentioned in a site guide, and I'm glad I did. For the bison tour, Mateus picked me up at an...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

It was an unforgettable experience! It was the first time I was in a forest of these characteristics. We met the guide at 4am after we started walking in the forest that at that time was full of mystery and magic, soon after the sun...More

Thank Nelva G
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The point is, bisons feed grass in open fields "in front of the forest" early in the morning. You can spot them from road, it is all the trip is offering :D The greater chance to spot them is between around 4 am and 6...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We joined Matteus for 6 activities during 3 days. Even though it was quite expensive in total , the experience for a family of 5 was worth it. Matteus is a calm, very knowledgable guide who takes the time to explain everything. He was very...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We've decided to pay for a guide to show us wild żubr and ...if we lucky (so the explanation on the website) ryś, the lynx in the morning. A day before the trip, I was worrying a lot, because I forgot to take waterproof shoes...More

1  Thank 124sylwia
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We booked a tour with this company as they were the only ones operating in March and we were keen to see the bison, birds, and the primeval forest. Mateusz contacted us and was our guide for the 5.30 start to see bison; as we...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our experience with Arek wasn't positive to say the least. First of all, the time of the tour was agreed to be at 4:30 a.m and last at least 3 hours. We've planned around this and at 22:00 the night before we got 2 texts...More

Thank Roy_Levine
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

We took two tours with Pygmy Owl Nature Tours. Without them we wouldn't have seen much of the fantastic wildlife of the forest. The first tour was a 4 hour birdwatching tour including a visit to the strict reserve. We started at 4am meeting Arek....More

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

My friend and I booked onto Arek's 6 hr tour of the Strict Reserve, such a treat - my first view of a red breasted flycatcher and views of middle spotted & black woodpecker. We saw lots of mammal signs, boar, bison and a wolf...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Wow, Arek Szymura is an expert and a kind, amusing and interesting guide that will share all the secrets of the Bialowieza forest with you once you give him a chance. We would have never dreamed to see that much here, if it wasn't for...More

1  Thank Panhirsch
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