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“no whales” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Island Encounters

Island Encounters
New Milton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“no whales”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

went on a 4 hour whale watch saw numerous sea birds and several seals but no whales, got cold and wet in the process

Visited June 2014
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UK
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Richard is an expert in finding the rare wildlife you wan to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

We had an excellent day with Richard seeing a wide range of wildlife including excellent views of otter, sea eagle and golden eagle. Richard was incredibly knowledgeable on every aspect of Mull. The lunch he provided was very good especially the home made scones and flapjacks.
We will definitely be coming back to Mull and another trip out with Richard will be a must.

Visited August 2013
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Great way to spend a day on Mull”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

Decided to use Richards safari out of the many available to see wildlife i would have missed driving around aimlessly. We managed to see sea-eagles, otters, golden eagles etc and enjoyed the banter and scenery with many photo opportunities. With a packed lunch included and the use of binoculars it was good value.

Visited July 2013
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Iowa
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“Otters, Birds, Red Stag”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

We had a wonderful day on Mull with Richard, who is enormously knowledgable of the wildlife on Mull and great at spotting birds. He was charming and funny throughout the day, and provided us with a lovely lunch. The van we drove around in was very comfortable, and we did some pleasant but very light walking. I highly recommend this tour, as you would never be able to see all of the wildlife on your own in such a short time- or possible ever, since Richard has some good secret spots and strategies.

Visited August 2013
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Bath
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“An excellent day despite lack of wildlife !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

Overall we had a really enjoyable day with Richard our driver and tour guide who was very knowledgable and enthusiastic about the area and its wildlife. The one downside was that we had not chosen the best time of year to go animal spotting - long days and being in the breeding season means that the wildlife eluded us. We did see a Sea Eagle which was very impressive, lots of birds, one deer and at last one sleeping otter. We take our hat off to Richard for being so tenacious at trying to find wildlife for us and for still making the day worthwhile despite their absence. Thanks also to Richards wife for the lovely packed lunch.

Visited June 2013
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