Trip reference number: 22929

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

The Shetland Islands With Mike Dilger

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With expert guidance from a local naturalist and Mike Dilger, the natural wonders of The Shetland Islands will be revealed to you on this group trip. Mammals, birds and landscapes coalesce to form a sensational wildlife experience.

The abundant beauty of this archipelago is manifested in a variety of forms. The dramatic and impressive landscape remains unspoiled and is laden with rare and beautiful wildflowers at this time of year. Cliffs and bays rendered rugged from winter storms, provide shelter to wildlife in the summer months: seals peacefully haul out to rest motionlessly, whilst vast breeding colonies of puffins, gannets and guillemots create a blur of motion and a cacophony of calls. Out at sea, whales and dolphins traverse the surrounding pristine waters.

Join us on this extraordinary wildlife holiday to the Shetland Islands!

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Meet and greet on arrival at Sumburgh
  2. Day 2: Explore Mainland Shetland
  3. Day 3: Central Mainland & Noss National Nature Reserve
  4. Day 4: Fetlar Island
  5. Day 5: Unst - Hermaness & Keen of Hamar Arctic Alpines
  6. Day 6: Eshaness & Northmavine
  7. Day 7: East Mainland
  8. Day 8: Departure
  • Available*: Jun to Jul
  • Group size: 12
  • Price excluding international flights: From £2,495 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Transfers and transport on the Shetland Islands
    • Accommodation as indicated
    • Meals as indicated
    • Services of local guide(s)
    • Excursions and activities
    • Services of Mike Dilger
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Photography
    • Walking

Departures

This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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