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Address: Scalloway ZE1 0UL, Scotland
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+44 7867 434354
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Shetland Islands are a naturalists dream and a photographers paradise....

The Shetland Islands are a naturalists dream and a photographers paradise. Shetland has as rich an archaeological, historical and cultural heritage as you will find anywhere. Discover Shetland aims to offer you a personal, informal and intimate experience of our beautiful islands. There are prescribed tours but there is flexibility and every effort will be made to accommodate your interests.

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Short, but wonderful visit to Shetland.

The second stop on our recent cruise was beautiful Shetland. We were fortunate enough to have privately booked David as a guide for our short stay. What a joy he was. Fascinating... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
JonathenH
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The second stop on our recent cruise was beautiful Shetland. We were fortunate enough to have privately booked David as a guide for our short stay. What a joy he was. Fascinating, knowledgeable, insightful, and fun. I instantly liked him as soon as we met. He took us off the beaten path, with stories of Shetland's history and filled our... More 

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davidmalcolmzetland, Manager at Discover Shetland, responded to this review

Thankyou! The pleasure was mutual and I am so glad you enjoyed Shetland experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

From the first email I was hooked! I had efficient and helpful correspondence with Discover Shetland and we were asked about our interests so that the day's itinerary could be tailored accordingly. I was really looking forward to our tour with David and I was not disappointed. After we met up we went for a cup of tea and scones... More 

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davidmalcolmzetland, Manager at Discover Shetland, responded to this review

I had a wonderful time with you both and I am so glad that you had such an enjoyable tour and visit to Shetland. More 

Tempe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our day with David of Discover Shetland was one of the highlights of our 14 night cruise. It was my husband, our 11 year old daughter and I - David was excited to have a kid on the trip, and even made a 'secret' stop for her! My requests were to see puffins, Shetland ponies and eat fish and chips... More 

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Thank you for your kind comments. I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your brief visit to Shetland. Needless to say, the pleasue was equally mine. More 

Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We spent a wonderful day with David Malcolm, seeing things we probably would not have seen on our own if we had rented a car and gone driving around. David called our attention to various plants, wildlife, geologic features and ruins. We visited an abandoned crofter's hut and learned their difficult history. In addition to the multitude of pelicans and... More 

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Thank you for your comments. I am so glad that you enjoued your time in Shetland ansd the pleasure was mutual. More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I am so happy to be the first reviewer for David of Discover Shetland. We had an absolutely amazing day and private tour. We learned about all of the animals and wildlife on the islands. We were able to see the seals and puffins and even pet a Shetland pony. David was able to identify every bird that we saw... More 

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The enjoyment and fun was mutual. Thank you for also helping to make it such a memorable day. Haste ye back! More 

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