Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Handa Island

Stretch your legs at Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, a wildlife reserve for seabirds and a fantastic scenic setting for walks and relaxation. Bird watchers will especially love this spot, which offers opportunities to observe whole colonies of resident razorbills, puffins, and guillemots. Take time to learn about the birds' biology and study identification charts at the visitor's hut. Rangers offer maps and binoculars, so you can explore the park by yourself on grassy trails and boardwalks. Be mindful of the weather and dress appropriately, as there is no shelter on the path. Use our Handa Island driving holiday website to add Handa Island Wildlife Reserve and other attractions to your Handa Island vacation plans.
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  • As we were in the vicinity of Handa Island we decided to pick the best weather day and make a visit to see the wildlife. Interesting trip across to the island on a small boat with 14 of us in our life...  more »
  • This was well worth the 2.5 hour drive each way. Not only did we see some amazing scenery en route but had the privilege of viewing some amazing birds on our walk around the Island. Allow plenty of ti...  more »
  • As a cautious sea traveller I had some trepidation about the journey from Tarbet to Handa on a small(ish) boat but the trip was fairly smooth and lasted around 5-7 minutes. Would advise arrive early f...  more »

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