Highland Safaris by Pitlochry
Situated about 30 minutes from the Pines Trees Hotel is the exciting Highland Safaris.
Offering a selection of Land Rover Safaris and outdoor activities, Highland Safaris is the ultimate way to experience the adventure and beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
Found in the exclusive Highland Perthshire Estates, the company offers fun and exciting ways to engage with the Scottish wilderness.
Safaris outside Pitlochry
You and the whole family can experience the ancient Caledonian Pine Forest with the Forest Safari. The safari includes a series of tracks, trails, views and clues to keep people of all ages interested in the wonderful countryside.
If you want to head a little higher, then the Mountain Safari takes you to the high tops in a Land Rover and presents amazing views. You could try a Mountain Safari Trek, which includes an easily paced walk and a picnic at a mountain bothy.
Red Deer Encounter
You may want to experience some of the local wildlife. The Red Deer Encounter teams you with an experienced Safari Ranger who will take you into the exclusive Deer Enclosure. Children will enjoy being able to feed and learn about the animals.
Special interest perthshire safaris
Highland Safaris caters for those with individual passions. If you have a flair for photography, then the Photo Safari is for you. A Safari Ranger will take you to some of the most inspiring settings of local wildlife to make sure you get that perfect photo.
On the Fishing Safari, you will be taken to the banks of the River Tay and River Lyon. The rivers are tranquil and stunning so you can sit back and enjoy the peaceful setting. Ideal for all abilities.
Visitor and Trail Centre
Gold and gem panning
For the younger ones, there is the chance to pan for gold in the covered 30ft panning flume. Hunt for gold, ‘fools’ gold and other semi-precious gem stones. Whatever you find, you get to take home!
Cafe and Gift Shop
After all that exercise, you might want to put your feet up. The Safari Lodge Cafe lets you have coffee and lunch, whilst you look out at the panoramic views of the Appin Valley. The Gift Shop offers a wide range of toys, crafts and gifts to choose from.
Important things to see and do
- Eaten a picnic on top of a mountain on the Mountain Safari Trek?
- Panned for gold in the panning flume?
- Followed the clues in the Caledonian Pine Forest on the Forest Safari?
- Captured that perfect moment on the Photo Safari?
- Feed a deer with the Red Deer Encounter?
- Enjoyed a cup of tea at the Safari Lodge Cafe?
- Caught a fish from the River Tay on the Fishing Safari?