Badger and White-tailed eagle safari

Experience the surreal moment a badger emerged at the entrance to a sett, twirling its nose to test the air like an expert sommelier and watch this elusive animals in the wild.

  • Photograph and watch for Badger in daylight
  • Make stunning photo of White-tailed eagle
  • Stay two nights at a rural lodge or a small hotel
  • Local guides and individual approach to each guest

European badgers are social and live in family “clans”. Everything about a badgers body says “dig”, creating many underground dens, and spending much of their lives below ground. These burrows may be in use for decades at a time and are complex, with multiple entrances and networks of passages and chambers. Watching them close their sett is great photographic opportunity.

Oder Delta has diverse wildlife, birdlife and many attractions within the area. Around 100 pairs of the white-tailed eagles are nesting in the Oder Delta. This is one of the top places in Europe for watching the majestic birds. You will take the opportunity to photograph the white-tailed eagle in action.

Day 1

Arrival and transfer to the accommodation in the village located in the Oder Delta.
You will meet your guide and talk about the highlights of the region. Depending on arrival time and weather condition dinner will be served outside. Before or after dinner is possible a short walk.

Day 2

After the hearty polish breakfast you will take a boat from a fisherman harbour and you will begin a bird watching and looking for white-tailed eagle. Most of the time you may have experience watching the white – tailed eagle during hunting fish, closer than 50 meters from the boat.

Around two hours before the sunset or guide will lead you to Badger sett. You will wear the special camouflage clothes do not wear perfume and try to not smell too clean because badgers can’t see very well but their sense of smell is good.

You should be ready for some kind of wild theatre. Badger watching is peculiarly thrilling – an experience that fills the watcher with great calm and, occasionally, a rush of exhilaration. Late dinner will be served after safari.

Day 3

Departure after breakfast or lunch. It will be a free time to use at your leisure, go for a walk, explore coast of the Szczecin Lagoon, find the beaver signs, birdwatching or just chill out in the garden.

The schedule may change depends on  weather conditions.

Price

  • From 400 EUR for the package;
  • The price includes the programmes (one beaver safari walking and 4×4 tour with the English speaking guide; one white-tailed eagle boat safari, two nights stay (double room), the meals: hearty polish breakfast with packed lunch or a picnic and dinner each day; daily local 4×4 transportation to and from accommodation;
  • The price excludes alcoholic beverages and additional meal. It does not include the travel insurance policy, luggage, equipment and medical insurance and the like.
  • The Safari is available for 1 – 3 participants

Information

  • It is possible to organize a pick-up service from Berlin or Szczecin (Goleniów) Airport at additional cost.
  • Depending on availability accommodation will be arranged in rural lodge or small hotel.
  • A full board with Polish regional specialties will be provided.

Bookable:

April-September (June and July are the best months to see badgers, 1-15 of May less activities of the white-tailed eagle)

Booking

For booking and further details  please contact us