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Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours

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Portsoy | Glenmore, Portree IV51 9LP, Scotland
+44 7972 260249
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Superb day watching amazing wildlife

We had an excellent day wildlife watching with Andy. He knows the island extremely well including... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kilda_girl
Had a lovely day

It was indeed - despite rain - we got to see sea eagles, golden eagles, otters & lots of waders... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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If you have ever wanted to see a Golden Eagle cruising a mountain ridge or an Otter hunting the shoreline, then you have an excellent chance of making your dream come true on one of our day tours around the dramatic Isle of Skye.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Portsoy | Glenmore, Portree IV51 9LP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent day wildlife watching with Andy. He knows the island extremely well including the best places to see the various wildlife. We saw golden eagles, sea eagles, otters, (mum and two cubs), porpoise, seals and a whole host of different birds. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was indeed - despite rain - we got to see sea eagles, golden eagles, otters & lots of waders. Deer with young in passing. Company was good & packed lunch was great - excellent cuppa tea 😊

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Andy’s focus for the day was on finding the wild life for which we had expressed an interest. To our great delight we saw 12 Sea Eagles, deer, red throated divers and so much more. His knowledge of the area took us to remote beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Andy is a great guide with lots of knowledge of the wildlife and Skye, hes a very talkative happy guy very passionate about his job, you can tell he is really keen for you all to see the various different kinds of wildlfe, we had...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Andy, who runs the tour is a knowledgeable, affable and easy going guide who does his best to provide his tours with a great day out. But of course wildlife has it's own agenda and doesn't perform/appear on cue. However, Andy has clearly studied the...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

After a morning driving down the A87 looking in little coves, and over road bridges, we found no otters. Scanning for eagles we found juvenile peregrines but very distant, but finally a golden eagle perched up high - only visible through the scope. A delicious...More

Thank Helen S
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SkyeWildlife, Owner at Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks Helen, glad the things learnt out with me helped you get the most of your holiday here. I noted myself in my diary that it was a relatively poor day, we'd seen Otters in the same spot the day before but sadly they didn't...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Andy was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide. He was happy to answer any questions and was very friendly and approachable. We were lucky enough to see some stunning golden and sea eagles along with a host of other birds. If you are keen to see...More

Thank Tristan J
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SkyeWildlife, Owner at Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks for the review Tristan, good to hear you enjoyed the day and got the sightings you were after.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

If you wish to observe examples of the varied wild life Skye has to offer this is the way to do it. Andy has the advantage of local knowledge of sites and makes a thoughtful plan of likely viewing areas. The importance of such knowledge...More

Thank Tony S
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SkyeWildlife, Owner at Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Cheers Tony, glad you enjoyed your day out. Knowing the landscape, and habits of our wildlife, certainly helps when trying to see things. And it's great to be able to share that and know it's of use.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

What a great day and a great guide. I will start with the end....Yes Andy takes you on a tour, no it doesn’t follow a set route, is there an abundance of wildlife at every stop ? No. What you get is a fantastic introduction...More

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SkyeWildlife, Owner at Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you for the kind review. As you say, I do try to pass on my experience so people can find our wildlife when out on their own. Certainly going out with me early on when here on holiday gives the opportunity to use that...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We stayed on Skye after Easter and spent a day with Andy soon after we arrived. It was an excellent introduction to Skye and its wildlife with a very knowledgable and friendly guide. We had a super day and would highly recommend the tour. We...More

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SkyeWildlife, Owner at Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thanks for the feedback and kind review. All our locations are productive (but rarely all on the same day as you point out - there's always a bit of searching), so great to hear you were able to make the most of our day out...More

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Stuart M
16 August 2018|
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Yes wet do allow dogs on our tours.
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ericcusack1
12 September 2017|
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Response from Wendy T | Property representative |
Hi Eric, Yes we do run tours during the winter. Just give me a ring and we can get you booked in. Best wishes Wendy & Andy
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13 November 2016|
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Response from SkyeWildlife | Property representative |
Hi Davey Normally the answer would be yes as we operate all year round. Unfortunately I've got some enforced time off at the moment as I've had to send some of our optical equipment off for servicing/repair and won't be... More
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