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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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Wonderful day

Andy’s focus for the day was on finding the wild life for which we had expressed an interest. To... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy E
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Great day spotting

Andy is a great guide with lots of knowledge of the wildlife and Skye, hes a very talkative happy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lindsey m
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Preston, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Portsoy | Glenmore, Portree IV51 9LP, Scotland
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+44 7972 260249
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Judy E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Lindsey m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 30 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 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 26 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 4 weeks ago

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 21 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 18 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 19 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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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We have just returned from Skye as we stayed over Easter, and spent a day with Andy touring the island. We really loved it - he was very knowledgeable about wildlife and particularly birds on Skye. We saw a Golden Eagle and an otter off...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day. Andy is a knowledgeable guide, a mine of information and knows where to go to maximise the likelihood of spotting wildlife. We saw a total of 9 golden eagles, plus a playful otter. I would not hesitate to recommend this...More

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SkyeWildlife, Owner at Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Glad you enjoyed your day out, it was a great day for the Goldies for sure. Thanks for the review.

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ericcusack1
11 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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Beardslwy
12 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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Debbie H
20 May 2016|
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Yes you do need to book in advance as spaces are being booked up very quickly now and we have a limited number of seats.
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