Code of Conduct
Highland Wildlife and Birdwatch Safaris are pleased to adhere to the "Scottish Outdoor Access Code", to the RSPB recommended code of conduct to promote safe and responsible behaviour and "Wild Scotland" guidelines in order to minimize the impact on the wildlife and the environment.
Please ensure that you follow your Guides instructions while watching wildlife as some of the wildlife and habitats are very sensitive to disturbance.
Code of Practice for Visitor Attractions
The Owners and management have undertaken:
To display this Code of Practice to comply with the following
provisions of the code
To describe accurately to all visitors the amenities, facilities and
services provided in any advertisement, brochure or any other printed
means, and to indicate any significant restrictions on entry.
To display clearly at public entry points any charges for entry
(including service charges and taxes where applicable) and whether
there are any additional charges for individual attractions and hours
of operation (opening and closing).
To manage and where appropriate staff the attraction in such a way as
to maintain a high standard of customer care, cleanliness, courtesy,
maintenance to ensure visitors safety, comfort and service. All staff
who meet visitors should be recognizable as employees.
Where appropriate to the nature, scale and location of the attraction
to provide adequate toilet facilities, coach and car parking and
To give due consideration to access and other provisions to people with
special needs and to make suitable provisions where practicable.
To deal promptly and courteously to all enquiries, requests,
reservations, correspondence and complaints from visitors.
To provide public liability insurance whilst in the vehicle, or
comparable arrangement and to comply with all applicable planning,
safety and other statutory arrangements.
It is expected that all relevant legislation will be adhered to and
that activity operators will be registered under the Adventure
Activities Licensing Regulations where approppriate. It is also
envisaged that where appropriate, membership of non-statutory Adventure
Activities Schemes will be undertaken.
Wildlife Experience. The Owners and management have undertaken:
To adhere to a relevant environmental Code of Conduct and
display this clearly
for Visitors reference.
This information could be referenced in promotional literature.
To adhere to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
Membership of Wild Scotland and participation in the
Visit Scotland Green Tourism Business scheme are