Highland Safaris

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They are delighted to share the untouched beauty of magnificent Highland Perthshire with you. Operating within 250,000 acres of Highland Perthshire Estate, Highland Safaris offer a unique range of Safaris, led by our kilted rangers. There safaris will provide a new insight into this awe-inspiring natural wilderness - come and join them for a unique journey of discovery!

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Safari Lodge

The Safari Lodge is situated in a wonderful and commanding, sunny position overlooking the Appin Valley. There are spectacular views towards Glenlyon and Loch Tay to the west and with surrounded by 14 acres of parkland, packed full of features, The Safari Lodge is a fabulous place to visit all year round. It sits in the geographical heart of Scotland, near the market town of Aberfeldy, only an hour and a half from Edinburgh and Glasgow and two hours from Aberdeen. There is ample Car Parking, some covered for dog owners. Walkers and Cyclists can enjoy direct access from the Safari Lodge on to beautiful walking and cycling tracks and tails. Not only will you find the Highland Safaris headquarters at The Safari Lodge, there are also lots of fabulous activities like Scotland’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre, Red Deer Park and Viewing Platform and a Play Area, Nature Discovery Garden and Picnic Shelters at The Safari Lodge making the ideal venue for a great day out with family and friends.

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Mountain Safari

Head for the high tops on our most popular 2 ½ hour safari. Explore one of Europe′s last wilderness with amazing wildlife habitats, outstanding views, history, heritage and geology. Armed with cameras and binoculars explore Europe’s last wilderness on an awe inspiring safari and experience the excitement of the 4WD in a safe environment. Marvel at the scenery in a land steeped in history with breathtaking views and no shortage of photo opportunities. You may even be lucky enough to see the Majestic Red Deer, the Famous Grouse, the elusive Mountain Hare and the soaring Golden Eagle, but most of all the safari will provide a new insight into this amazing natural wilderness and how we can best protect its future.

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Departure Times: 09.30 & 13.30 daily

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Forest Safari

Lasting 1 ½ hours this safari is an ideal family safari taking you to an ancient Caledonia pine forest. Get up close and discover tracks trails, views and clues. This is a great opportunity to introduce your children to the wonders of the natural environment. During this Land Rover Safari experience the excitement of the 4WD in a safe environment. With your friendly ranger to get up close and discover tracks, trails, views and clues as you take a stroll into an ancient Caledonian Pine Forest set at 1600’.Search for signs of Red Squirrel, Roe Deer and other Forest Wildlife.

Opening Times:

Departure Times: 09:30, 11:15 & 13:30 & 15:15 daily


Mountain Safari Trek

During this 4 hour journey of discovery explore this stunning environment sculpted by the elements. A ranger led, easy paced walk & delicious picnic lunch in our mountain bothy is included. This safari is a journey of discovery by Land Rover leaving from the valley floor and heading up to the high ridges to enjoy an easy paced trek to explore this stunning environment sculptured by the elements. Enjoy a delicious Ghillies Picnic in our Mountain Bothy freshly prepared in our own Farm Shop. Views of 50 miles to Ben Nevis in the west and the Falkland Hills in the south are possible on a clear day. This truly is an amazing experience on the roof of Scotland.

OPening Times:

Departure Times: 0930 & 12.30 daily

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Combo Mountain Safari

Take the wheel and drive the trail on this safari/4 x 4 driving combination. Discover the areas natural beauty with your ranger/instructor and the thrill of driving these amazing land rovers. Take the wheel and drive the trail on an exclusive safari 4x4 combination. Discover the areas natural beauty to heights of nearly 2000’ as you pass mountain lochs and ancient forests home to Squirrel, Deer, Osprey and Red Grouse. With your experienced Ranger who is also an off road driving Instructor, enjoy the thrill of off road driving these sturdy vehicles over 20 kilometers of rough private hill roads and tracks. Fun for all the family or an exclusive adventure for two.

Opening Times:

Departure Times: 09:30 and 13:30

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4x4 Adventure Trailing

You take the controls with an experienced instructor and find out what these amazing land rovers can do on our off road driving course: the highest in the UK. Take the controls with a friendly experienced Instructor at your side and find out what these Land Rovers can really do on our hill top off road driving course. Forge your way along Forest Tracks, through mountain burns and up slippery slopes. Challenge yourself with this thrilling adventure.

Opening Times:

Departure Times: 0930, 11.15(1 ½ hour experience only) and 13.30 , 15.15 (1 ½ hour experience only)

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Cycling Safaris

Load the bike onto the Cycle Trailer for this Drop at the Top Cycle Safari. An ideal way to enjoy these fabulous & beautiful hills without the effort of the climb up. Self guided. Escape to the hills with "Drop at the Top" Cycle Safaris, a cycling adventure which takes you up onto the hill tops without the effort of the climb up! Experience the exhilaration of cycling down the mountain tracks, country lanes and forest roads, the perfect way to explore our Highland Perthshire Estates. Adventure deep into Scotland's stunning wilderness with minimal environmental impact and the maximum fun! Our cycle transporters and land rovers are also used to take you to other areas, tailored to suit your ability and tastes. Through our extensive local knowledge we pride ourselves in providing a Cycling Safari Hub second to none with some of the most fabulous routes Scotland has to offer. There is also a Bike Hire option as well,

Opening Times:

Departure Times: 11am daily or by arrangement


Walking Safari

With an effortless hilltop start, this is an ideal way to discover the beauty of the mountain environment and engage with nature. Climb aboard our Safari Land Rovers and head to the high tops on a “Drop at the Top” self guided Walking Safari. With an effortless hilltop start, this is an ideal way to discover the beauty of the mountain environment and engage with nature. The views from the summit are awe inspiring and there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss your walking route with your Safari Ranger before you set off. Armed with Route Maps and Safari Nature Notes, explore our Highland Perthshire Estates at your own pace. Get far from the madding crowds and adventure into Scotland’s stunning wilderness with minimal environmental impact.

Opening Times:

Departure Times: 09.30 and 11.15 hours



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Address: Highland Safaris, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JQ, UK
Phone: +44 1887 820071
Email: info@highlandsafaris.net

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