Trip reference number: 2349

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

The Shetland Islands

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Witness the fantastic seascapes and an astounding diversity of flora, fauna and marine life on this small group wildlife holiday to the Shetland Islands.

Travelling by minibus with an expert naturalist guide you'll explore from two bases: Sumburgh in the south and Hillswick near Eshaness in the north. Boat trips and daily wildlife walks reveal the best of RSPB Reserves such as Sumburgh Head and Fetlar, and Hermaness and the Keen of Hamar National Nature Reserves on Unst.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Pick-up at Sumburgh airport; evening boat trip to Mousa
  2. Day 2: Visit Sumburgh Head
  3. Day 3: Valleys of the Central mainland & boat trip around Noss
  4. Day 4: The phalaropes of Fetlar
  5. Day 5: Hermaness & Keen of Hamar
  6. Day 6: Explore the beautiful north mainland
  7. Day 7: East mainland
  8. Day 8: Drop-off at Sumburgh airport

Please note: Transport within the UK to and from Sumburgh is not included.

  • Available*: May to Jul
  • Group size: 10
  • Price excluding international flights: From £1,545 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Transfers from/to Sumburgh airport
    • 7 nights hotel accommodation (twin-share)
    • All meals
    • Whale and dolphin watching trips


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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