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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

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Travel from Inverness to the Isle of Skye on a 10-hour day trip through the Scottish Highlands. Pass through glens and rugged mountain scenery, with stops at Loch Ness, Broadford and the ruins of Eilean Donan Castle, before reaching the purple heather–swathed hillsides of Skye. Then see the isle of Eilean Ban on the journey back to Inverness.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.47
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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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Immerse yourself in Scotland’s spectacular natural landscapes on a day tour of the Scottish Highlands from Inverness. In a small group limited to eight, visit Loch Ness, home to the legendary Loch Ness Monster at Chanonry Point. Plus, stop at the Clava Cairns (Stones of Clava), Culloden Battlefield, and Glen Ord Whisky Distillery.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.39
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Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Visit Eilean Donan Castle and the spectacular Isle of Skye on a full-day trip from Inverness, and explore an iconic Scottish landscape of wind-swept valleys, rock formations, and coastal cliffs. Travel in a Mercedes mini-coach, following a route through the mountains of Wester Ross on your way to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye, then visit the island’s highlights with an experienced guide. This full-day tour departs from central Inverness, and it’s the perfect introduction for first-time visitors to the Isle of Skye.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.12
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Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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From ancient ruins to cinematic landscapes, Loch Ness to Ben Nevis, see the Scottish Highlands’ key sights in the space of a single day. With just a small group for company, travel by climate-controlled bus, and trade the bustle of Inverness for the beauty of the countryside. Visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle, see the Glenfinnan Viaduct (made famous in the 'Harry Potter' films), and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

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Take a break from the city on a full-day trip through the Isle of Skye with convenient round-trip transport from central Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide offers commentary about the area’s top landmarks, including Eilean Donan Castle, Portree, and the Old Man of Storr. Bring your camera: This trip offers endless panoramic views of Scotland’s natural landscape.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.08
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Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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Check out the Isle of Skye on a day trip from Inverness. With a Scottish local in a kilt as your driver-guide, you’ll discover the history behind the island plus some famous landmarks along the way. Pass Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, then cross Skye Bridge to spend time on the island itself. Visit the town of Portree, travel through the Cuillin mountains, and discover beguiling natural sights such as the Old Man of Storr. Numbers are limited to just eight people for a small-group experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.88
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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

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Escape the mainland for a full-day tour of the far-flung Orkney Islands from John O’Groats. Journey by ferry across the Pentland Firth to the wind-swept Orkney archipelago, bursting with postcard-perfect natural vistas and mystical landmarks. With a local guide, cruise along the Churchill Barriers to visit villages steeped in Viking mystery like 5,000-year-old Skara Brae and landmarks like the Lamb Holm Italian Chapel and St. Magnus Cathedral.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.53
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Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

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Take on the UK's highest mountain and experience the best of the Scottish countryside on this 8-hour Ben Nevis hike from Fort William. Follow a guide along rugged trails to the peak of Ben Nevis, and gain insight into the wildlife and geology for which the mountain is famous. Along the way, admire spectacular views over the surrounding lakes, forests, peaks and valleys. Enjoy the feeling of achievement at the top, then perhaps finish your day with a refreshing pint back at base!
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  • 7 to 9 hours
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$121.36
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Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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Speyside is widely considered the home of Scottish single malt whisky, with historic distilleries using only the freshest local produce in time-honored tradition. On this tour, visit four Speyside distilleries from Inverness—with your guide at the wheel—and sample the diverse single malts in production. Enjoy sweeping views over the Spey Valley countryside, and find out how whisky has been made the traditional Scottish way here for centuries.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Explore the landscape and legends of Loch Ness and the Highlands on a sightseeing tour from Inverness by Mercedes mini-coach. Take an optional cruise across the loch to see Urquhart Castle and enjoy an easy-going walk from Invermoriston to see lush forests and waterfalls. This Highlands tour includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Inverness, and is limited to fifteen people for personal service.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.11
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Cairngorms National Park and Speyside Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

Cairngorms National Park and Speyside Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Spend the day exploring Scottish scenery and whisky on a full-day tour from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park and the Glenfiddich Distillery. Join an experienced guide for a trip through the park’s scenic highlights, then learn the secrets of Scottish distilling at a family-owned distillery that makes the best-selling single malt whisky on earth. This tour includes round-trip transport from Inverness in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach and is limited to sixteen people for a personal experience.
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  • 9 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Explore historic Inverness along the banks of the lovely River Ness on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With your 24-hour pass, create your own adventure with 11 possible stops including Abertarff House, Caledonian Canal, Merkinch Nature Reserve and Inverness Castle. As you travel via double-decker coach learn about the city’s history and culture from your expert guide.
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  • 45 to 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.48
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Invergordon Shore Excursion: Inverness City, Cawdor Castle and Whisky Tour

Invergordon Shore Excursion: Inverness City, Cawdor Castle and Whisky Tour

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Explore the Scottish Highlands without the stress of planning on a full day tour with convenient transport from your cruise ship docked at Invergordon Cruise Port. In addition to navigating, your guide offers on-board commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from the 15th-century Cawdor Castle to the infamous Loch Ness. The day includes free time for lunch and a whisk distillery tour and tasting (own expenses).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.12
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Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness

Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness

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Discover filming locations from the hit TV show Outlander on this private full-day tour from Inverness and benefit from the inside knowledge of a local guide. Marvel at historic sites such as the Clava Cairns and Culloden Battlefield; admire natural scenery including the Monadhliath Mountains, Loch Ness, and Fraser Cave; and visit Urquhart Castle, Beauly, and Castle Leoch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$575.36
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Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

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Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

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Many visitors rush through Inverness on their way to the Highlands. This guided walking tour ensures that you don't make the same mistake of missing out on its many attractions. In a small group, you'll visit such landmarks as Inverness Castle, the Inverness Cathedral and Balnain House, as well as some hidden gems, all while you guide fills you in on the history of the Highland capital.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

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Enjoy a full-day of stunning scenery and fresh Highland air, as we travel all the way around Loch Ness and along the idyllic West Coast. Our journey reveals ancient ruins, a poignant war memorial, beautiful beaches and a hidden waterfall – with untamed mountains never far from sight. Not only will you watch the Jacobite Steam Train as it crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, you will later hop aboard and experience it for yourself. Made famous by the Harry Potter films, and voted one of the world’s most scenic railways, this is a trip you’ll never forget!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.44
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Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

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This biking tour around Inverness takes you to more places than you'd see on foot and to places that buses and cars cannot reach. The Waterways Tour rides along the River Ness and The Caledonian Canal, making many stops along the way to learn about the area from your guide who has lived in Inverness all their life.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.71
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Loch Ness Cruise and Outlander Day Tour from Inverness

Loch Ness Cruise and Outlander Day Tour from Inverness

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Get out of town and into the scenic countryside—without the hassle of driving—on this guided tour from Inverness. Head for the famed Loch Ness, where you will join a cruise to view the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Enjoy some free time in Beauly and visit Culloden battlefield.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.83
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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness

Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness

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Explore the Northern Highlands without the stress of navigating its winding roads on a full-day trip that departs from Inverness. Going with a guide ensures you learn more than you might from a guidebook about each stop on the day’s itinerary, including the 1300-year-old town of Applecross, the third highest road in Britain, a national wildlife reserve, and a quaint fishing village.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.33
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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness
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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness

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Spend a day Nessie-hunting, take a cruise on the mysterious Loch Ness, explore the village of Fort Augustus, visit the ruined loch-side Urquhart Castle, admire the Falls of Foyers and wander along Dores Beach on this fantastic one day Loch Ness tour from Inverness!
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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.89
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John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

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Check a visit to John O’Groats, the northernmost point on British mainland, off your bucket list on a full-day tour through the Northern Highlands with convenient round-trip transport from Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide provides live commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from Dunrobin Castle to lunch in the ancient Viking town of Wick (own expense).
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  • 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.08
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Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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Go off the beaten track and explore some little-known, but fascinating, places within easy reach of Inverness. In a small group of no more than eight, visit Carn Liath Broch, the 13th-century Dunrobin Castle, Loch Fleet Nature Reserve, and Dornoch and its impressive cathedral. Complete your experience with a stop at Glenmorangie Distillery for an optional dram of whisky.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.39
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Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Spend a day tasting Scottish whisky on tour to Benromach Distillery and Glenfiddich Distillery, plus a sightseeing stop at Balvenie Castle and the historic ruins of Elgin Cathedral. Travel through gorgeous Highland scenery on this full-day whisky tour, which includes round-trip transport from a central location in Inverness, and is limited to six people for personal service.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.50
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GHD Clan Tour of Speyside Distilleries

GHD Clan Tour of Speyside Distilleries

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Dive into the sights and flavors of Scotland's famed whisky-making region of Speyside without the hassle of designating a driver. This private tour is just for your group and takes you through the Highlands to some of the region's very best distilleries, including Macallan, Aberlour and Glenfiddich.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.33
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What people are saying about Bus Tours in The Scottish Highlands

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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
"Very enjoyable and informative. Beautiful scenery and stunning views. Well worth the money. Driver was knowledgeable and funny."..."
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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
"We had an excellent time on our tour! There’s a little bit of everything to give you a great taste of the Highlands. Our guide, Drew, was friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!"..."
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Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"Duncan was a fantastic tour guide; knowledgeable, helpful, informative and genuinely in tune with Skye, a place he clearly knows and loves. That added a real feeling of belonging and wonder even to those of us seeing Skye for the first time."..."
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Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
"The viaduct and all the stories our guide told us about Scotlands history and landscape. Also the funny and interesting conversations"..."
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness
"It was incredibly amazing, Ray was fun and easy-going but also very knowledgeable. Try it or else you don’t know what you would miss, it’s so worth it.☀☀"..."
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Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness
"We experienced many memorable moments on our tour Our guide and driver Drew was extremely knowledgeable about the area and had many tales to tell witch made this a very pleasant and interesting day out"..."
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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats
"Had a fantastic time, made all the better with our bus driver Darren, was so knowledgeable about the local history and very entertaining ( especially with his jokes) would recommend this trip to anyone."..."
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Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William
"Well organised, professional guides - flexible - allowing the group to go at their own pace and plenty of breaks."..."
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Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness
"Loved the tour. The guide from Happy Tours was fantastic! Will definitely book a different tour with the same team if I am back in Inverness."..."
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The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"This tour was fabulous, highly recommended. It was very relaxing and our tour guide Helen made this trip a memorable one. We visited many picturesque locations, covered the whole of Lochness and learned a lot of interesting facts about its history as well. Overall it was a very good experience, time well spent."..."
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Cairngorms National Park and Speyside Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"I can totally recommend this tour! The distillery tour was affordable and very interesting, same goes for the tasting afterwards. Exploring the Cairngorm National Park was a highlight as well. Seana is a wonderful guide and gave us valuable information."..."
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City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Very friendly and helpful drivers, good commentary and the tour was very interesting getting off and on was no problem did it at Culloden and Jacobite tours"..."
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Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness
"This was a great day spent with Helene who was so knowledgeable about the Outlanders and The Highlands. I would highly recommend it!"..."
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Inverness City Centre Walking Tour
"We found Scott to be an informative, enthusiastic and engaging guide. We had a lot of fun and learnt a lot."..."
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Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness
"The day was brilliant, the weather was great, scenery was stunning and our driver/guide Duffy brought so much to the trip with his knowledge and history, he couldn’t have been more helpful and polite, wonderful day would recommend to all."..."
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Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness
"A FANTASTIC tour to beautiful places would not have seen on our own. Bike ride was easy and relaxing and Allison was a wonderful guide. Highly recommend."..."
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Loch Ness Cruise and Outlander Day Tour from Inverness
"Everything was great! We went in a spacious bus and had a wonderful tour guide. He knew so much and always had things to tell. Everything was on time and we had the perfect amount of time at each stop. The day flew by!"..."
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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness
"Malcolm our tour guide was excellent. We saw wonderful views in spite of the cloud cover. He was considerate of all of us and ensured everyone enjoyed the tour. We had an excellent lunch at the restaurant he suggested. All in all it was a great day"..."
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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness
"Malcolm our tour guide showed us so much during that tour! His stories were very interesting, full of historical facts and new discoveries. Sharing his knowledge with us he translated names of places from gaelic what not everyone in Scotland can do! He was also very caring guide."..."
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John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness
"Had an amazing trip to John O'grots with Sinclair and Kathryn. They are super knowledgeable, I was surprised by their enthusiasm. They took us to some bonus stops. Cant ask anything more. Had a great time."..."
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Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness
"Fascinating glimpse of northern Scotland, between Inverness and Dunrobin. Our driver, Tony, was full of little tit-bits of information, sometimes a little more fiction, than fact. Great day out in a comfortable small coach."..."
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Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"Excellent driver Emily was very knowledgable and improved the itinerary to take account of local Covid restrictions"..."
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GHD Clan Tour of Speyside Distilleries
"Hi George, Thank you for a great whisky distillery tour. We had a wonderful day and you did that happen. We will recommend you to everyone who will visit Scotland. Best regards Your danish friends."..."

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