Wildlife Tours

Seals and Seabirds: Wildlife Discovery

A quick introduction to the amazing and abundant wildlife living in the far north of Scotland.  Have you ever wondered which seal species you are watching, or what that bird is, and would like to find out a bit more about them?  Then come along on a Seals and Seabirds Tour and find out.  Tours start from Dunnet on the north coast of Caithness on most days, take approx. 2 hours, and cost from £30 per person.

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Puffin Tour (May to July)Puffins

The puffin colonies in the far north are busiest from May to July when the puffins come back to their burrows to breed.  Puffin Tours start at 4 pm on most days from May to July.  Tours take approx. 1.5 hours & cost from £25 per person (minimum two people).   Read More

If 4 pm is too early for you  Contact Us  to arrange an evening Puffin Tour – evening is a great time for puffin and wildlife watching – you might see owls too! 

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North Coast Tour

Discover the wildlife that lives on the beaches and sea cliffs along the north coast of Caithness with Caithness Wildlife Tours.  We will visit sea cliffs, beaches and sheltered coves along the north coast. Half-day North Coast Tours start at 9 am on most days throughout the year, with departure location to be advised on booking.  North Coast Tours take approx. four hours and cost from £50 per person (min. two people).   Read More  

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Ben Hope Hill Walk and Wildlife

Conquer Ben Hope with Caithness Wildlife Tours and King Mountaineering on a day of hillwalking and wildlife watching, with transport from Thurso.  Ben Hope is the most northerly of Scotland’s Munros with spectacular summit views extending along the north coast from Cape Wrath to Orkney. The walk up Ben Hope follows a well defined track with a short but steep ascent of 946 m, and takes 4 to 6 hours.

This will be a full day on Ben Hope covering a distance of 7.5 km.  The walk offers the chance to see deer, ptarmigan, mountain hare, golden eagle, and other wildlife, with a stop at Dun Dornaigil broch if time permits.  A good level of fitness is required, and you will need outdoor clothing and walking boots.

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Tailor-made Tour

Caithness Wildlife Tours offers private Tailor-made Tours to suit your individual needs. Let us know when you  Contact Us  if there is something specific you wish to see, we can then discuss your requirements further before booking your Tailor-made Tour. 

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On all our tours there is plenty of time to enjoy the wildlife and scenery, and take photos, so don’t forget to bring your camera.  And don’t forget your warm and waterproof outdoor clothing – it is best to be prepared for all weather conditions in Scotland.

I would highly recommend this tour for nature lovers, or any visitors looking to get an overview of Scotland’s north coast. The tour is perfect for children and older travelers alike. I’ll definitely be looking them up again the next time I find myself in the Highlands..

– Allen (New York, USA)


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