Expedition Tours


The Balmoral Expedition Tour is a wonderful experience for you to enjoy as a social household bubble. The charge for the Balmoral Expedition Tour is £350 and one ticket covers a maximum of six people.

The expedition is a two hour Landrover tour on the Estate. You can check below for availability and to make your booking online.

Accompany one of our guides on a fascinating tour of the policies of Balmoral

Timings for the Morning Expedition:-

  • Arrive at Estates Office for 0945 and the tour will be from 1000 until 1200

Timings for the Afternoon Expedition:-  

  • Arrive at Estates Office for 1245 and the tour will be from 1300 until 1500

We only offer a limited number of Balmoral Expeditions, so it is best to book early to avoid disappointment.

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Accompany one of our guides on a fascinating tour of the policies of Balmoral. The tour takes you through the manicured parkland and gardens in front of Balmoral Castle. You then travel through the estate to the old Caledonian Pine Forest. This is one of the country's most important habitats and home to the elusive capercaillie.

After spending some time exploring this pristine area we head out of the woods onto the open hillside. The views soon start to open up as we travel through the heather high up the flanks of Lochnagar, one of Scotland’s most famous mountains.

The tour then heads back to civilisation via the monuments and historical buildings of Easter Balmoral. Discover the intriguing life stories of the resident wildlife and learn about the conservation management that is currently underway to help protect some of the United Kingdoms rarest species.

Although there are no guarantees, wildlife species which are regularly encountered, include birds of prey, red squirrels, red deer, red grouse, black grouse, snow bunting and salmon.

Swarovski binoculars are provided on the expedition tours. The outstanding quality of the binoculars allows you to get closer to the wildlife and landscapes of Balmoral.

The Expedition Tour includes admission to the grounds, gardens and the Ballroom Exhibition, when they are open to the Public.

Parking is available by the Estates Office and you can also visit the Mews Gift Shop and Cafe, making a lovely day out for your party.