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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

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  • 10 hours
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$74.05
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$74.05
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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* A traveler said: "Very enjoyable and informative. Beautiful scenery and stunning views. Well worth the money. Driver was knowledgeable and funny."


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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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.65
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$72.65
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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* A traveler said: "This was the best day tour and I would really recommend it to everyone who would like to visit Skye."


Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.83
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$83.83
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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* A traveler said: "5 star trip from start to finish Bill was fantastic gave us tons of information facts and figures. We can not recommend you highly enough and Miaris shortbread was delicious a very moving and uplifting trip all at the one time. So glad it was Happy Tours. Many thanks"


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

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  • 9 hours
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$90.81
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$90.81
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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* A traveler said: "Absolutely loved this trip, weather was beautiful and Bill the tour guide was really knowledgeable and such a lovely man"


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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.83
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$83.83
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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* A traveler said: "Bill was an amazing tour guide. Very knowledgeable and gave us interesting information on the history of scotland. Loved the little stops he took us to, especially the waterfall. Most of all, i loved the scottish shortbread made by his wife maerie! Would definitely recommend Bill as the tour guide as well as the tour itself"


The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

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  • 12 hours
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$68.46
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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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* A traveler said: "Wow, what an absolutely beautiful place to visit all made special by Ray from Timberbush tours, our driver, local historian and story teller. Excellent value for money and very professionally customer focused. Will return !!"


Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise from Clansman Harbour

Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise from Clansman Harbour

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.15
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$25.15
Set sail across the misty waters of Loch Ness and discover the eerie legend of the Loch Ness Monster on this sightseeing cruise from Inverness. Cruise past the majestic ruins of Urquhart Castle as you explore one of Britain’s largest freshwater lakes and use the ship’s sonar system to seek out the loch’s notorious resident.
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* A traveler said: "From the minute you step onto the boat you are taken on a magical tour of the historic marvel surrounding the Scottish Highlands and the search for Nessie. A must do tour for nature and history enthusiasts."


Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.37
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$110.37
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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* A traveler said: "The driver Stuart was excellent, so knowledgeable about Orkney and entertaining too. I didn't realise there was so much history there."


Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$111.77
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$111.77
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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* A traveler said: "Well organised, professional guides - flexible - allowing the group to go at their own pace and plenty of breaks."


Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Day Tour from Inverness
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Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Day Tour from Inverness

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.22
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$85.22
We leave behind the ‘Capital of the Highlands’, for a full-day adventure to the magical Isle of Skye. We drive along the world-famous Loch Ness - home of the elusive monster – and onwards through the mountains towards the west coast. Majestic mountains give way to vast sea lochs, once used by Vikings as an access route to our lands. We stop at the romantic Eilean Donan Castle with time for you to explore inside. After crossing the Skye Bridge, learn about the island’s myths and legends, as well as the true tales of rival clans and a fugitive prince. Enjoy lunch in the main town of Portee and visit the colourful harbor. Explore the Isle of Skye’s stunning coastline, and marvel at the Old Man of Storr, Lealt Falls, and Kilt Rock. Take in the last of Skye’s otherworldly landscape as we drive through the Highlands back to Inverness.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide, Connor, was fantastic in every way! His knowledge and stories and personality made for a very enjoyable day."


Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch

Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.32
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$36.32
Seek out Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, on a 2-hour cruise from Dochgarroch Lock. The boat is fitted with a special Nessie sonar, but if the elusive monster doesn’t show up, the area's other sights will charm you instead. Pass along the Caledonian Canal into Loch Ness to see Urquhart Castle, Bona Lighthouse, and the crash site of a World War II bomber. You'll learn about the loch’s history and legends as you cruise.
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* A traveler said: "Commentary full of history very intersting. Boat was spotless crew friendly.Stopped right by urghart castle for photos views were stunning and we could take our dogs as we were on holiday and didn't want to leave them in the accommodation or in the car which was the reason we booked it"


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

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.52
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$40.52
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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* A traveler said: "Boat cruise, ruins of old castle and old bridge in woods all were worth seeing. Lyxary mini bus and experienced driver/guide."


Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.80
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$97.80
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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* A traveler said: "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."


City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • 45 to 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.97
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$13.97
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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* A traveler said: "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"


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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  • 9 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.30
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$50.30
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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* A traveler said: "Great tour, Duncan wa a fantastic tour guide, loved cairngorms, a true gem in the highlands. I'm not a whiskey fan, but the glen fiddich tour was very interesting and the wee dream tasting at the end was a very nice ending to the dat."


Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.67
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$160.67
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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* A traveler said: "Excellent views, enjoyable train journey, places we stopped at were very pleasant, driver was excellent even under pressure."


Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness
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Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$596.10
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$596.10
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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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* A traveler said: "This was a great day spent with Helene who was so knowledgeable about the Outlanders and The Highlands. I would highly recommend it!"


Loch Ness and Outlander Day Tour from Inverness
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Loch Ness and Outlander Day Tour from Inverness

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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.99
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$101.99
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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* A traveler said: "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!"


Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.46
Price varies by group size
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$17.46
Price varies by group size
This tour is a must do on a visit to Inverness. Meaning "Mouth of the River Ness", Inverness is surrounded by the river and other natural beauty. It is the capital of the Highlands and therefore acts as a main shopping, entertainment and travel centre for the North of Scotland. On this 1.5 hour tour, you will explore the history and modern culture of Inverness. You'll learn about how the city has grown from its humble beginnings into officially the happiest city in Scotland. This is a family-friendly, leisurely stroll around the city. Key sights: Inverness Castle Eden Court Inverness Cathedral River Ness The Old Town House Old High Church Balnain House and many more hidden gems too
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* A traveler said: "A great way to spend 90 Min in the fresh air and learn great stuff about Inverness and Scotland Tour guide was excellent , she knew her stuff and was so enthusiastic about the Highlands and Gaelic culture ."


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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.93
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$34.93
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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* A traveler said: "The tour is wonderful! Richly guided with local, historic and socio-cultural knowledge. Cycling by the river and canal, taking in the sites, there is a nice balance between being on the bike and pausing to enjoy Inverness surroundings. Our tour guide Alison was ace! Big thanks for a memorable experience."


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

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  • 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.46
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$68.46
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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* A traveler said: "The driver/guide Ray’s knowledge of everything and cheerful chat, plus the fabulous scenery in a comfortable bus"


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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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness
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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.47
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$61.47
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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* A traveler said: "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"


Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness
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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness

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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.69
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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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* A traveler said: "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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