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Wilderness Scotland is an award-winning adventure travel and ecotourism company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. We specialise in small group walking and adventure vacations in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Our small group trips in Scotland include walking holidays, sea kayaking expeditions and courses, canoeing expeditions and other adventure vacations to suit all ambitions. We cover all of the Highlands, visiting destinations such as Knoydart, the Cairngorms and Torridon, as well as islands including Skye, the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.
We also offer self-guided walking vacations including the West Highland Way, Great Glen Way & Speyside Way (the whisky trail); family activity vacations; charity challenges and a dedicated tailor-made vacation service where we apply our knowledge, experience and expertise to deliver a customised private group vacation.
In 2009, National Geographic listed us as one of the ‘Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth’. We ranked 16th overall, making us the highest ranked company in Europe. We are the only Scottish company to hold AITO’s 5-star Responsible Tourism award and were recently named Best Green Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards.
Our clients come from all over the world to experience Scotland’s outdoors. They even come from Scotland itself, which is a great endorsement! Our wide range of itineraries means that we have trips graded from easy through to challenging – so something to suit every type of client.
Our service is defined by passion, knowledge and attention to detail. We believe that there is no substitute for experience and in booking with Wilderness Scotland you can be sure that you are joining a vacation that has been exhaustively researched and personally assessed for its style and quality.
In choosing Wilderness Scotland, you can also be sure that you, or your clients, are travelling with a company that takes its commitment to sustainable tourism seriously. We operate to the highest environmental standards are a committed to supporting the local economies and communities in which we operate. We are the only adventure travel company in the UK to hold the Green Tourism Gold Award and have won many other awards in recognition of innovative approach and commitment to sustainable tourism.
We are keen to connect with adventure travel companies who are interested in sending their clients to Scotland. We can create bespoke itineraries for your clients, pitched at the correct level of physical challenge and budget for your groups. We believe that the combination of a beautiful landscape, intriguing history and famously friendly locals, along with mountains and coastlines which are perfect for activities such as hiking, sea kayaking, canoeing and more, make Scotland an unbeatable destination for adventure travel. We’re sure your clients would agree. And if they don’t, a bit of local malt whisky always seems to help persuade them that Scotland is a magical country to experience!