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Highland Wildlife Park

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Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
+44 1540 651270
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Polar bears & snow leopards in Scotland

We visited in snowy weather in mid December. Not safe to drive around main reserve that day because... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mercedesScotland
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scotland
Amazing opportunity to see rare animals in a natural environment

The staff were very friendly and most helpful. The food in the cafe was amazing and it is something... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SHELB0
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Maleny, Australia
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Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot. With everything from Scottish wildcats to polar bears don't miss the Highlands' wildest day out!
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polar bears” (621 reviews)
“edinburgh zoo” (68 reviews)
“snow monkeys” (139 reviews)
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Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
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+44 1540 651270
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited in snowy weather in mid December. Not safe to drive around main reserve that day because of the wintry conditions but plenty to see from the main car park area. Wolverine scampering in snow, red pandas & young lynx playing with a snowball...More

Thank mercedesScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly and most helpful. The food in the cafe was amazing and it is something I will never forget. The animals are healthy and comfortable in their surroundings. Our lovely guide who drove us around in a Landrover was very knowledgeable.

Thank SHELB0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value for a family day out, we saw Polar Bears, red pandas, snow leopards, bison, lynx, wolverines and loads more. The park tour is free in the van and the guide tells you so much more than you’d ever read on the enclosure information...More

Thank Monkeyzee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful visit and thoroughly enjoyable. Healthy and unusual species up close. Red Pandas , snow leopards , polar bears all highlights ! Knowledgable staff and informative feeding session presentations. As all wildlife attractions, is a little expensive but well worth the visit - beautiful surroundings...More

Thank DavidCri1886
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day. Animals well worth visiting. Staff Extremely friendly and helpful. Well kept roads. Parking is great. Reasonable prices. Well worth visiting.

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great chance to see something different, lots of animals that you wouldn't get in a London zoo. And the views from the viewpoint are amazing. Prices are ok, food was very nice and the coffee ws good, needed it as it was freezing. Wife now...More

Thank Geezersl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get to see animals you wouldn't otherwise see, but unlike many zoos where animals have minimal space they all have spacious enclosures which are alot more natural too. See the animals happy, playing and their characters. Drive through some animals and walk around others. Daily...More

Thank katie g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we've visited. Such a fantastic place. The animals are so well cared for and as close to their natural habitat as possible. The Polar bears are of course the main attraction and they are awesome to see up close. There...More

1  Thank ScottyApps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the park, the very varied and interesting animals were as free as they could be and seemed loved. The staff were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great park. Plenty to see and do and situated amongst some fabulous scenery. Unlike many other wildlife attractions, you can actually see the animals! The park opens at 10am, get in early to catch all the animals as they’re being fed

Thank Chaholl
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TravellingFrench
5 January 2018|
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Response from mvkay | Reviewed this property |
You need at least 4 hours, and can easily spend the whole day, as we did when we visited last August. Highlights for us were the Siberian Tigers, Snow Leopards, Snow Monkeys, and Wolves. And now the polar bears have cubs... More
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JLRMummy
7 September 2017|
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Response from Denise D | Reviewed this property |
March isn't too cold here so I think it will be fine for you, just don't forget to bring suitable clothing incase of rain
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DavidMunr0
6 August 2017|
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
30 minutes to drive round but at least another 90 minutes to walk round other exhibits then a first class cafe for snacks and a great gift shop.
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