Waterstation

Step in to the forest and take place in the hide at
the waterstation. You will face to a small artifical pond
where a variety of animals come to drink and take a bath.
The perfect opportunity to capture the reflection of our wildlife.

Mirror, mirror ...

In the forest of Northern Gästrikland stands a special place. This one of a kind water station attracts the interest of the living creatures of the woods. They often come and ask to the reflection in the ponds water “who is the fairest of them all?” A sensitive question which you might try to answer while sitting in the hide.

The hide is not only for photographers to enjoy. Some conservation work has been placed within the location such as bird boxes, nest protection and habitat enhancements. The area is a private land with no traffic which guarantees that wildlife is not disturbed.

Booking and the season

Prices

*Children refers to ages 5-15 years

Children of all ages are welcome when accompanied by an adult.

This price includes

To bring

To think about

Other species

Our activities are done on the conditions of nature and there is no guarantee of what we will see/hear /experience.

Arrangement

After a 10 minute drive and 100 metres by foot, the guide will show you the hide and on your own you begin the exciting search.

The standard session is daytime, but we can arrange morning or afternoon session, depending on the light or your preferences.

Photography

There are 3 different windows with the possibility to change the set up. Basic set up is a long one way glass (spy glass) 180 x 20 cm and 2 photo openings where you can place your camera. The water area starts right in front of the hide and goes up to 5 metres away. For photographing, a lens within the range of 200-600 mm work well. Wildlife can be really close and a zoom is definitely the best option. Bean bags are provided and also tripod heads with arca swiss mount (one gimbal and one swing tripod).

Suitable for 2 persons. The hide has been mostly built with recycled material. There is a customized foldable photo shelf so you can use your own tripod through the one way glass if you want to. The photo openings can be replaced by one way glass windows.

Please remember, there is no toilet on the site.

Good to know before visiting the water station

Guided tour

A guide bring you to the hide and show you the right things to do. The guide will also pick you up.

Tea/Coffee

A welcome snack will be served and we are happy to make you a thermos of tea or coffee for the time in the hide.

Packed meal

You can bring your own food or order a packed meal containing pasta salad, sandwich, fruit, juice. 175 SEK/person.

Impression


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Facts

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species have been in the hide area
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bugs can be eaten by a flycather daily
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times/second can a woodpecker peck

A video from the water station

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