ISLAND WILDLIFE TOURS relaxed tours at an easy pace
ISLAND WILDLIFE TOURS relaxed tours at an easy pace
Painted Lady Butterfly on Red Valerian

News

COVID-19. My season of walks and weekly slideshows will not be starting in early April 2020 due to the Covid-19 virus.  I would not like to encourage  any unnecessary travel to the islands at this time. I will update this website when I have a better idea of when I can start my season.  Will. March 20th 2020
 

St. Mary's Boatmen's Association is used for all Off Island excursions.  Boat tickets are available from Will on the quay on the day of the tour.  There is no need to book in advance unless the reservation is for parties of 8 or more.  Just meet on the quay to the left of the Association ticket kiosk where you will see the Island Wildlife Tours board advertising details of that day's walk.

 

Dates for 2020 so far 

I have some bookings for 2020. During these times I will not be running my usual tours. Not all have been confirmed as yet but at present I have -

 

2020

 

Sept 19th to 22nd Prestige Holidays group- https://www.ukprestigeholidays.co.uk

Sept 26th to 29th  Prestige Holidays group - https://www.ukprestigeholidays.co.uk

Oct 5th & 6th Private Group

 

There will also be the occasional single days when I am not doing my usual tours.

 

 

I am planning to give my weekly slideshows every Saturday night from 4th April 2020 until early Oct. See above.

Generally my tours will start in early April and finish in mid October.

 

 

 

 

About Will

Will, originally from South Wales, came to live on the Isles of Scilly in 1981 after many years of holidaying here.

He first started leading guided wildlife walks on Scilly in 1985.  Since then he has led tours to many parts of the world, including several destinations in southern Europe, North Africa, South America and most recently Antarctica.  The Falkland Islands are his most frequented destination.  In 2001 he wrote the first guidebook to the Falklands, Falkland Islands: The Bradt Travel Guide and has just finished the second edition which was published in 2018.

Will spent 8 years as Conservation Officer and guide for the Islands' Environmental Trust (now Wildlife Trust) before returning to full time tour leading with his own business, Island Wildlife Tours.

Will was the bird recorder for the islands for  18 years and is currently the Honorary President and Chairman of the Isles of Scilly Bird Group.

Will now delights in sharing his love and knowledge of Scilly's natural history with hundreds of visitors each year.

Hummingbird Hawk Moth about to feed

Home address:

Will Wagstaff

Island Wildlife Tours

42,Sally Port, St Mary's

Isles Of Scilly

TR21 0JE

Contact me

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact me via :

 

+44 01720 422212 +44 01720 422212

will@islandwildlifetours.co.uk

 

 

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