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Wildlife Watching with Speyside Wildlife

Wildlife Watching with Speyside Wildlife


Evening Mammal Watching - Our hide is located in the Cairngorms within the Caledonian Pine Forest near Aviemore. Badger are regular visitors all year round and Pine Marten can also be seen. A variety of other Scottish wildlife may visit our hide whilst it is still light, including Tawny Owls, Red Squirrels and Roe Deer. Each evening wildlife watching experience lasts approximately three hours.

We have implemented new hygiene and social distancing regimes to comply with current viewing restrictions but can offer an evening of wildlife viewing in a comfortable hide for up to 12 guests. We shall manage each evening's bookings, to ensure we can keep guests at a safe distance, whilst ensuring that they can still see the whole of the viewing area easily.

The hide can be booked on an exclusive basis if you wish to bring your own family/social bubble for the evening. If you are looking for photographic opportunities, we have a photographic hide for one to two people that can be booked each night on an exclusive basis. We are attracting badgers to that hide. Full details will be available shortly, but if you are interested in the facility, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Guided Days Out - If you'd like a half or full day of wildlife watching in the Cairngorms National Park or a full tailor-made holiday anywhere in Scotland, Speyside Wildlife can help!

The Scottish Highlands is home to some iconic wildlife species but finding them can be a real challenge. Whether you are part of a family group wanting to see a broad range of Highland wildlife, or a keen birder looking for a specific and elusive species, our wildlife guides will guide you to the best locations using their expert knowledge; so whether it's Dotterel and Ptarmigan on the high tops, Capercaillie and Crested Tits in the forests, or maybe Otter and dolphin on the shoreline, tell us what you'd like to see and we can help you achieve your wildlife watching ambitions.

We are following all Government health and welfare instructions and have put in place our own regimes to ensure the safety of our guides and guests. To enable us to give you the best wildlife watching experience within these parameters we have opened up only for those experiences that we think we can offer most successfully.

Please visit our website to book all of our wildlife experiences.

Special Features

Wildlife watching with expert guides.

Evening wildlife watching from comfortable, heated hide.

Tailormade wildlife watching tour.

Fully inclusive, fully guided wildlife watching tours.

Other Quality Awards

GTBS Gold, Visit Scotland 4*, ATOL Protected, Good to Go

Other Awards

National Geographic Trip of a Lifetime 2015-16

Children WelcomeDisabled AccessCredit Cards Accepted

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Wildlife Watching with Speyside Wildlife

Speyside Wildlife


Cairngorms National Park

PH22 1QS

Opening Times

Open all year, booking essential.

Admission: Evening Hide £20 per adult (online price) £25 (non-online price) £10 per child, min age 8 years (online price) £15 (non-online price) Day Guiding £195 Standard day if booked online (£250 if booked manually via our office) max 8 hours £125 Half day if booked online (£175 if booked manually via our office) max 4 hours.

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