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With over 20 years of experience we are the No.1 choice for birding, mammal-watching, botanical, photographic & walking holidays in Shetland. We are also the only award-winning eco-tourism holiday business resident in Shetland. Visit us online - our...more
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Windy Stacks | Quendale, Sumburgh ZE2 9JD, Scotland
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+44 1950 460939
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All reviews storm petrels first class boat trip his knowledge baltasound hotel his team next year first rate guide tim gannet colony great company great trip a great week booking process small group rare birds many thanks
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

So this is the 5th year in a row I've been up to Shetland and booked a tour through Shetland Wildlife, you can probably guess that I enjoy it and think the company are First Class. Nothing is too much trouble and in fact they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Another excellent trip with Shetland Wildlife. Fundamentally this is a holiday spent seeing birds with like minded people. Shetland Wildlife guides have the expertise not only to find the rare birds that are around at this time of the year but to make it an...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Although I have never been on tour with these guys,there is never a bad word about them.I have been in places where they have tours,very knowledgable,always in the right place at the right time.Perfect for wildlife.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

From the outset I had all the information and advice that I needed in booking this holiday from Shetland Wildlife. We had a very special guide, Mick Durham. Mick is a wildlife photographer. He knows Shetland extremely well and was able to take us to...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Hugh and his team are immensely professional and know these islands intimately. This time my wife and I joined a walking tour led by genial Mick Durham who provided us with a superb holiday. The walks were varied and always interesting and Mick was able...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wilkos99
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I have travelled with Shetland Wildlife before, "Focus on Shetland"2013, so this year I arranged a private photo trip hoping to see and photograph orcas. Guided by the man that knows more about orcas than anybody in Shetland, Hugh Harrop, I had two amazing encounters...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Among the many options, I was particularly attracted to Shetland Wildlife because we did not want to have to drive around ourselves, which is what most of other holiday websites offer, but to have stress free holiday. It was also unique in presenting a walking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Hugh H, Owner at Shetland Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share the experience of your trip with Shetland Wildlife! We really appreciate your comments and are delighted you had a successful trip with us. As the only award-winning wildlife holiday company in Shetland, we...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

This was a well-organized small-group tour led by Tim, who was super. The numerous bird-sightings were outstanding and we learned about the history and culture of the Shetland Islands, as well. The members of our tour were a delightful mix of backgrounds and were very...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Hugh H, Owner at Shetland Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your week with Shetland Wildlife. We really appreciate your comments and are delighted you had an enjoyable trip with us. Thank you once again for travelling with Shetland Wildlife.

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Our holiday met all our expectations and was all the better, thanks to our guide Tim. With his knowledge and enthusiasm, we didn't miss a thing, even if Jim was looking the wrong way and so missed the Albatross!!! We also have to thank Hugh...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

An energetic week that fulfilled promises: we made the most of each day in order to see the best range possible of Shetland's great variety of birdlife, flowers and mammals - including species we had never seen before. It was a treat to spend time...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Hugh H, Owner at Shetland Wildlife, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your week with Shetland Wildlife. We really appreciate your comments and are delighted you had an enjoyable trip with us. Thank you once again for travelling with Shetland Wildlife.

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ChristineR3807
12 June 2018|
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Response from Hugh H | Property representative |
Dear Christine - many thanks for contacting us.and delighted to hear you will be visiting Shetland. So that we can best answer your questions could we ask that you kindly email our office (details above) so one of our staff... More
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KellieD467
26 May 2018|
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Response from Hugh H | Property representative |
Good morning and thank you for contacting Shetland Wildlife. I'm afraid we are fully booked for 5 July 2018 but wish you a pleasant journey and visit to Shetland.
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Bugletts
22 May 2018|
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Response from Hugh H | Property representative |
Hi - thanks for your message. We don't run dedicated whale-watching trips as such but can arrange 3hr trips to the seabird cliffs at Noss. Whales and dolphins are occasionally seen from these trips. Please also indicate... More
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