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Wild West

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Fort William PH33 7JB, Scotland
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Fantastic wildlife adventure

Despite the wet weather we had a great day out with Wild West tours! Ian is friendly, enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret151151
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Brilliant time

Ian is a very knowledgeable person and we where made very welcome . We saw the otters . Red deer... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
138shadow
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wild West offer a selection of wildlife experiences and bespoke trips in the highlands of Scotland.
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  • Very good4%
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“red squirrels” (15 reviews)
“golden eagle” (6 reviews)
“feral goats” (4 reviews)
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Fort William PH33 7JB, Scotland
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"red squirrels"
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"golden eagle"
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"feral goats"
in 4 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
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"loch shiel"
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"flora and fauna"
in 5 reviews
"boat trip"
in 7 reviews
"wildlife safari"
in 3 reviews
"wide range of birds"
in 2 reviews
"plants and flowers"
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"eagle eye"
in 2 reviews
"big safari"
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"great guide"
in 6 reviews
"his enthusiasm"
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"great local knowledge"
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"fantastic afternoon"
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"private tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the wet weather we had a great day out with Wild West tours! Ian is friendly, enthusiastic and approachable and has a wealth of knowledge. He goes the extra mile to try to find things that will interest you and tailored the trip to...More

Thank Margaret151151
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Ian is a very knowledgeable person and we where made very welcome . We saw the otters . Red deer . Squirrels. And many wild birds . Great adventure. Highly recommended

Thank 138shadow
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Ian was a brilliant guide, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and relevant. Couldn't recommend this tour enough if you want to see the less travelled path and lots of beautiful wildlife to boot. Excellent

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Ian took us on an adventure over to Mull to look for wildlife. The fact that we didn't spot everything we requested did not in any way detract from our enjoyment of the experience. Ian's knowledge was first rate, and he was able to impart...More

Thank Stuart V
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Booked up with Ian very last minute and he was able to fit us in and we are so pleased he did. Both myself and my wife love an ourdoor adventure and this was just what we were after Ian was able to pick us...More

Thank Alex S
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Winter weather can be the perfect time for watching wildlife or just being entranced by the scenery and light. Our tailor-made trip for 2 out with Ian in early February offered us the best of winter Scotland. During the afternoon Ian took us to wonderful...More

Thank Helen W
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I was a little nervous about taking my two young boys (2yrs and 7years) out on this tour in the highlands but couldn't have be made to feel more comfortable !! Ian was so lovely and a real pleasure to spend the day with. We...More

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ianmacl, Owner at Wild West, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for your review, these are a great help in encouraging others to join Wild West to enjoy the fabulous wildlife of the Scottish Highlands. I hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

What a privilege and pleasure this was to spend time with Ian in this beautiful area. He's a friendly, knowledgeable guide and he was great with our teenage daughters. We saw several seals, mergansers and at the last minute - thanks to Ian's eagle eye...More

Thank RoyHNorris
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ianmacl, Owner at Wild West, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for your review, these are a great help in encouraging others to join Wild West to enjoy the fabulous wildlife of the Scottish Highlands. I hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

What can I say...a truly beautiful day if you love nature. What a guide ....there was no question unanswered. We saw a sea eagle, black throated divers, buzzards, hen harriers ....seals, voles, shrews, wild goats and so much more. I thoroughly recommend ....if you do...More

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ianmacl, Owner at Wild West, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for your review, these are a great help in encouraging others to join Wild West to enjoy the fabulous wildlife of the Scottish Highlands. I hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We had such a beautiful interesting safari trip with Ian. With two young children in tow he was so very patient and was a great Guide. He informed Us of so much. We came Away wanting to go back in October for The Rut. Thankyou...More

Thank kim p
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ianmacl, Owner at Wild West, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for your review, these are a great help in encouraging others to join Wild West to enjoy the fabulous wildlife of the Scottish Highlands. I hope to see you again sometime.

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petal079
17 July 2017|
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Response from ianmacl | Property representative |
Hi Petal, sorry but I've just seen your question. Yes dogs can come, subject to prior booked guests being OK with them. No problem if you want to book a private trip, regards, Ian
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