"Iconic Scottish animals such as red squirrels, otter, common seals, red deer and golden eagles thrive on Arran. The island is a refuge for threatened species including hen harriers and red throated divers. On Arran you are never far from something spectacular and often it is simply a case of knowing where to look."

Hiring a Guide

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Visits to wildlife watching locations are tailored to individual requirements and aspirations, making a very rewarding day out.  Spend the whole day on foot, or alternatively visit a several wildlife hotspots in the vehicle with shorter walks. Below are just a few ideas to get you thinking!  Download infosheet.

To book, simply enquire through the contact page and we will put together an itinerary that is perfect for you and your group. There is a 40% deposit payable on booking. There is a calendar of availability at the bottom of this page.

Terms and conditions apply.


Otter Discovery Trail

Otter Discovery Trail

On this popular half day trip we visit one or more of the best locations around the island to view otters. Sightings are not guaranteed, but will also be looking for otter signs such as tracks and spraint. This is a great opportunity hone your skills and find out how to spot them!  These coastal locations are also great for other wildlife and there is plenty to see.

From £30 per person (minimum invoice £60 or two people).

 

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Hotspot Safari

Join Lucy for a fantastic day exploring Arran and she will take you to her favorite wildlife watching locations. Highlights could include watching otters or golden eagles, a visit to the No Take Zone in Lamlash Bay, and avian predators on Machrie Moor. 

From £60 per person (miniumum invoice £120 or two people).

Cock of Arran

A popular full day walk with a fantastic balance of rocky shore, history, and wildlife. Discover the ancient past and geology of Arran, fossilised footprints and abandoned villages. Whilst the terrain is fairly rough, highlights can include golden eagles, red deer, sea birds, otters and even basking sharks.

From £60 per person (miniumum invoice £120 or two people).

Northend Safari

Explore Arran's spectacular glens, carved by long extinct glaciers.  Here we will be looking for birds of prey and red deer. Around the northern coasts we will keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife from seals to red-throated divers. On calm days it is not unusual to see harbour porpoises and in late summer we are even visited by basking sharks.

From £30 per person (miniumum invoice £60 or two people).