Wildlife Tour on Islay

A red deer in the golden morning sunWildlife holidays in Scotland you will never forget

If you are looking for wildlife holidays in Scotland then read on as we have the perfect break in store. Islay is the southern-most island of the Inner Hebrides. Renowned for its plentiful beauty and wildlife it is the perfect place for you outdoor and animal lovers! What is more there is a fabulous tour available on the island led by Gary Turnball, a wildlife enthusiast and expert.

Wildlife + wildlaugh!A golden eagle's head

Gary the tour guide will be with you throughout your tour. He will entertain you with superb knowledge and great information. As he states himself with a ‘wee dash of good humour’ will also be served up! Gary has been a birdwatcher and wildlife enthusiast for many years. His background was in the police force working as a wildlife crime officer. He has also worked closely with the RSPB so he is a sea of knowledge!

Tantalising tours…An otter sitting on a tree trunk

You will be taken out and transported in a comfortable minibus that can seat up to 8 people. Its large windows allow you to indulge in the spectacular scenery and while on the search for wildlife. You may see a variety of species such as red deer, white-tailed eagles, grey seal, butterflies, basking shark and if you are lucky otters. However, your day unfolds it is sure to be a day you will never forget.

A grey seal popping its head out of the waterThere is a choice of tours available. Ideal for families, small groups large group there is something for everyone. Whatever your age you will learn and laugh all day. A full day tour is from 9am-4pm and is £45 per person. Half-day tours are also available which last for 4 hours. Binoculars, charts / maps and identification books are also available. Tea and coffee and some yummy homemade shortbread are also supplied. You can organise personalised tours too which are great for groups or large families. To organise your tour call 01496 840725 or contact Wild Islay Birding here

Holidays on Islay

If you are planning your holidays on Islay we highly recommend this tour to any of our guests. It is one of the top things to do here on Islay. Allowing you take in the scenery as well as the wildlife, you will have an unforgettable day with your great tour guide . If you are looking for somewhere to stay we offer beautiful self-catering accommodation in Kilchoman and Bowmore. To find out more about our accommodation or this wonderful wildlife tour call us on 01489 850382 or email us here. So come along and have a wild time!

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