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Highland Wildlife Park

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Enjoyed our day here

We had a great day here - wish we had more time. It was a drizzly day but we still enjoyed it. Lots... read more

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TheLenansidhe C
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Great visit

We really enjoyed our day here. It has been a few years since I visited and much has changed. An... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dingwall, United Kingdom
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“polar bear”(193 reviews)
“snow monkeys”(160 reviews)
“edinburgh zoo”(71 reviews)
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...more
Kincraig, Kingussie PH21 1NL, Scotland
+44 1540 651270
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great day here - wish we had more time. It was a drizzly day but we still enjoyed it. Lots of animals and the interpretation is quite good as well. Well laid out. Polar bears were neat to watch.

Thank TheLenansidhe C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day here. It has been a few years since I visited and much has changed. An emphasis on conservation adds to the general ethos. The staff were all very helpful and the talks very explanatory.

Thank PAnn57
Reviewed 3 days ago

Now many people don't like zoos and I'd rather see animals in wild habitat but this is sympathetic and in a beautiful location. Entry is reasonable compared to other UK zoos and it's a fascinating place offering so much. We spent 7 hours there in...More

1  Thank whereamI2day
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is amazing. There is a good range of animals, most of which are quite willing to show off to the visitors. There are excellent places for photography. You can drive round the main reserve as many times as you like. The staff are...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a gem! Went with hopes of seeing the red panda kitts but they were snug in their beds. Did see the polar cub and lots of other wonderful wildlife. A real hidden gem off the main tourist path.

Thank Toni W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having seen the programme on tv about Hamish being born I had to visit the park! I arrived on 9th September with my daughter. It was lovely to see the animals in large enclosures and looking well cared for and healthy. We really enjoyed seeing...More

Thank CarolMitchell485
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to visit this park after years of waiting. It's well worth the visit. Took loads of photos of the tigers. The talks given by staff are very informative.

Thank maybknot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day as we arrived as the Japanese macaque were just about to get fed and an informative talk beforehand. If that wasn't enough we also got to see young Hamish and his mum getting fed too. The park is a great place...More

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here last week from Inveness. Easy to get to, got a train direct from Inverness to Aviemore then a bus which dropped me at the botton of the entrance road and I walked up. make sure you check the bus and train times...More

1  Thank polzyleigh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family visit, ages from 2 to 70, really enjoyed seeing the polar bears and spotting the snow leopard, red panda and so on. Tigers absolutely amazing. Enjoyed equally by children and adults, super setting as well.

Thank Jude186525
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September 14, 2018|
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Response from Strummer1966 | Reviewed this property |
There are set times for talks, often the animals are fed at these times. Check when you get to the park.
Cat D
August 16, 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
The only option seems to be to leave the dogs with a friend or family member somewhere like Kingussie, wearing good boots, waterproofs and supplies. Or have them leave you at the HWP. Creag Bheag behind Kingussie is nowhere... More
Hiew K
July 18, 2018|
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Response from lyndsayr998 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need a car.