Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2022

THANK YOU to The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival for bringing people together this year to get involved with new activities, and celebrate local businesses & 21st-century whisky champions. Here at Wild Alba Tours, we had a lovely time meeting new faces and sharing…

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2022

Announcement Time… We are official members of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival! Join us on a guided wildlife walk with a difference. Experience what it is like to walk among beautiful oak trees that help give whisky – in cask form – many…

Wildlife Tours in Speyside: another soaring cat!

Learning about Scottish wildlife doesn’t need to be challenging. Our tour guide, Sara-Jane, likes to share fun ways to make bird calls memorable. Really interesting and enjoyable walk in a lovely woodland We booked a woodland walk during a visit to Craigellachie. Sara-Jane our…

Our wonderful Summer Tours 2018

Our ranger Justin has greatly enjoyed meeting many guests on our wildlife tours in the Cairngorms National Park. Here are his thoughts on the summer season tours It has been a great first summer season for us here at Wild Alba. We have welcomed…

Feather Alarm Clocks

Nature Walk in the Cairngorms

Jackie Taylor has been up early this month getting our wildlife tours running in Glenesk nestled in the rolling hills of Angus situated in the south of the Cairngorms National Park. Here are her thoughts on the wonders of the dawn chorus that can…

Egg-cellent!

Nature Day Trips

While out on a wildlife nature walk have you ever stumbled across an egg shell? Every Easter the supermarket shelves are stocked with rows of eggs of all shapes, sizes and colours with attractive packaging.  Outside of the supermarket there is a more subtle…

How our native wildlife copes with winter weather in the mountains

With most of Scotland under a blanket of snow, it made us think about how our native wildlife copes with winter weather. Mountain hares are a fairly regular feature of our upland tours and we don’t always take time to appreciate how well adapted…

Walking up Beinn a’Chuallaich

What a magical day we had walking up Beinn a’Chuallaich. This mountain is a large sprawling hill with several long ridges. We started the day in Kinloch Rannoch and after a short but hard ascent we were rewarded with an amazing summit view. This…

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

We’ve been out this weekend doing the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.

New team members!

Wild Alba Tours has two new team members. We are very pleased to welcome Justin Livesey and Jackie Taylor to the Wild Alba team.  Between them they have years of experience in tourism and wildlife watching and are excited to share their knowledge and…