Shetland Nature Holidays

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General Wildlife Watching, Walking, Insight & Nature and Birding Holidays.

General Wildlife Watching Holidays

Wild & Woolly: Shetland with Kate Humble

Join Kate Humble and the Shetland Nature team for a truly unique Shetland experience, featuring a diverse cast of Shetlanders covering wildlife, crofting crafting, heritage, music and more.

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The Shetland Nature Experience

Our renowned ‘flagship holiday’ which showcases the Shetland Islands, its cultural heritage and, most of all, its outstanding natural environment like no other.

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The Orkney Nature Experience – with Raymond Besant

Join native Orcadian and wildlife cameraman Raymond Besant as he explores the wild and wonderful Orkney Islands. With his expertise and local knowledge this unique holiday showcases the very best of the archipelago’s spectacular wildlife and rich cultural heritage.

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Wild Shetland – and the hope of Orca!

A unique Shetland holiday itinerary running over eight days, timed to target and prioritise Shetland’s Orca excitement. We will target all Shetland’s most iconic species and locations through the itinerary such as Storm Petrels on Mousa, Red-necked Phalarope on Fetlar, the Gannets of Noss, the awe inspiring spectacle of Hermaness and our speciality – the otter! Orca sightings will however be priority and the ‘hoped for’ headline act!
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Shetland Late Summer Experience

Shetland in late summer is a very special place, marked by a heady cocktail of breath taking scenery, isolation and tranquillity. The transformation between summer and autumn in Shetland is a subtle but special one which offers a wealth of stunning wildlife-watching opportunities.

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Shetland’s Late Summer Seabirds & Cetaceans

We are delighted to launch this unique tour itinerary, which focuses primarily on three of Shetland’s star wildlife attractions – seabirds, Otters and cetaceans.

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Shetland’s Up Helly Aa – Vikings & Wildlife

A unique mid-winter Shetland adventure in search of the evocative winter wildlife the islands harbour, culminating with an unforgettable night at Shetland’s world famous Up Helly Aa fire festival.

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Walking, Insight & Nature Holidays

Discover Shetland

Discover Shetland’s wildlife, cultural heritage, geology, history and archeology. An unrivaled island experience, guided by three highly regarded leaders each offering their own area of expertise.

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The Shetland Islands Walking Holiday

A totally unique walker’s discovery of the Shetland Islands. This seven day island-hopping walking holiday offers an authentic and informed island insight like no other.

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Birding Holidays

Shetland Spring Birding

Shetland in spring and summer is a very special place, marked by a heady cocktail of breathtaking scenery, isolation and tranquillity. The reward for travelling this far north is a dazzling combination of wildlife, so rich and varied it’s hard to squeeze into a few words.

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Shetland Autumn Birding

Enjoy some of the best and most exciting autumn birding and wildlife in Britain on our itineraries which are timed to coincide with peak migration period. In addition to targeting the best birds on offer we take our time to look for our own migrants and hopefully for a rarity, whilst also enjoying the wild beauty of the islands and their wildlife.

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