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“black grouse”(5 reviews)
“golden eagle”(4 reviews)
“bird species”(2 reviews)
We offer half- and full-day wildlife-watching tours spotting the region’s charismatic birds, and animals. Luxury Land Rover excursions bordering Balmoral Estate looking for 3 species of Deer, Grouse, Dippers and hopefully a few birds of prey...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ballater AB35 5TP, Scotland
+44 7788 158304
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the morning with Craig and thoroughly enjoyed it. We saw several varieties of wildlife and birds, fully explained by Craig. His wealth of knowledge about nature, conservation, hunting, and local customs made the tour so interesting. The car was comfortable, the lenses made...More

Thank Rose55_2012
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have used Craig’s services as a wildlife guide and between the two visits his services has only got better. His ability to spot game and effectively display it for the customer is uncanny. Using high powered telescopes we saw...More

Thank les55Newark_Notts_
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We booked Craig for a half-day wildlife safari while staying in the beautiful town of Ballater last week. He picked us up at 8.00 am on the first morning of our week's holiday. He drove us in his very comfortable Landrover Discovery to Glen Muick....More

Thank Biddle
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Craig was great! This was our first tour of Scotland and it was wonderful. I would recommend it. The hike may have been a little steep for me but he was very patient. I can not wait for everyone to see the pictures.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

This tour with Craig was one of our highlights of Scotland. Due to an unfortunate circumstance on our part, we could not make our morning tour. Craig very kindly rearranged his schedule so he could take us in the late afternoon. It was a truly...More

Thank mak4410
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Engrossing few hours spent in the heart of Cairngorms wildlife. Craig is a natural teacher about everything re. the Highlands, & adds a sense of adventure through his sheer enthusiasm. He never stops cheerfully working for his passengers, his eyes constantly seeking out a bird/mammal...More

Thank kilotypos
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I surprised my boyfriend with the 'Glen Muick Safari' experince and it was absolutely superb. Our guide, Craig, was so friendly and really made it a fun day. His passion for the wildlife and countryside was infectious and we learned so much. We saw deer,...More

Thank rpratsides
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had a safari with Craig last week. It was an amazing experience and we could enjoy every moment in beautiful Cairngorms thanks to Craig. We could see a lot of red deer (roaring stags and their harems!), roe deer, fallow deer, red & black...More

Thank kaorimatsuyama
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have just completed a safari with Craig and it was absolutely brilliant. He was so knowledgeable about the area and the animals favourite places, and took us to a variety of spots to maximise our chances of seeing as much of the local wildlife as...More

Thank Staci L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My husband and I booked a wildlife safari tour with Craig for August 24-25 2017(two full days) He arrived on time at the hotel, and looked very professional. The transportation is very comfortable. We started early morning, we saw some birds, and deers. He set-up...More

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