Highland Safaris - winner of the ‘Best Visitor Experience’ in Scotland and open all year combines the Red Deer Centre with our award-winning exhilarating 4x4 off road Safaris, inspiring walking and biking activities, Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre and exciting boat trips on Loch Tay.
Scotland's Only Gold and Gem Panning Centre
Armed with your own pan & bucket of dirt, scoop & swirl in our all weather Panning Flume to hunt for real & 'fools' gold as well as many beautiful semi precious gem stones. There is a heap of lovely stones to be found in every grit bucket and there are identification charts to help you see what you've found.
Gold Panning is fun & addictive for all ages, and whatever you find you take home!
As long as you can keep going! Approx 30-60 mins. Booking is not required for Gold Panning
Gold & Gem Panning is open from mid-march to the start of November between 9am & 5pm.
£5 per bucket
£15 for 4 buckets
The Café, Shop, toilets and Gold & Gem Panning flume are all accessible for wheelchairs.
Award Winning Safaris
Journeys of discovery over land and loch exploring the breath-taking highland landscape.
Fun for all!
Award winning activities and experiences suitable for all ages and interests to enjoy.
Unique, inspiring venues perfect for exceptional events, weddings and special occasions.
5 Star Quality for 25 years
All our products are consistently rated 5 star so you can rest assured your booking is in great hands.
Located in the eastern area of Loch Tay near the village of Aberfeldy, Highland Safaris is situated in the most idyllic country setting which is perfect for a day out all year round.
Need More Inspiration?
There are a wide range of activities and things to do at Loch Tay. You can walk, cycle and travel around the countryside to your heart’s content. In the winter you can even explore the wilderness and discover the wildlife that inhabit the mountain tops. As well as enjoying your time on land, you can also get on the water and explore the beauty of Loch Tay.
Find Your Dream Holiday Today
Relax in your own luxurious lodge on the shores of Loch Tay. Indulge yourself in natures own Scottish beauty while you surround yourself with stunning highland wilderness and wildlife.