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  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  12 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Our tour was excellent! It well exceeded our expectations. Our guide, Dave O., provided the knowledge and experience that made our trip so enjoyable. His personality, knowledge of history and the area were what made the excursion. Cheers to Dave O.!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The tour was amazing. Beautiful scenery with a personal touch. Jonathan is the absolute best tour guide. Would recommend Rabbie's and Jonathan to everyone..

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We really enjoyed it. Arron was our driver and he was really safe especially since I had motion sickness and his playlist was great! Definitely a great experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

A great trip. It was a wonderful being so close to nature. A spiritual uplifting trip that touches your soul. Great tour. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The Highlands tour was excellent - our guide Gill was wonderful, informative, and the ride was gorgeous! An excellent way to see a large part of the country.

Clifford S
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

it was a very long day but worth every penny

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

loved it and will recommand.our driver fot the day was Joe and he was brillant

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Just an incredible experience! We travelled in early July, the scenery and the weather was perfect. If you want to see large rolling hills and mountains of green, then this is the tour for you! Glencoe was amazing. We also stopped at some other lochs since, Jonathan, our amazing tour guide and driver led us up to Loch Ness in a different direction so that we did not hit it when all of the other tour guides were present. Ate amazing fish and chips lunch at the boathouse. Did not take the boat ride so we had time for lunch and looking in a couple of shops. Jonathan was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable, friendly and funny. He made everyone feel right at home from the get go. We were also able to see a ruined castle which was not on the itinerary. Loved it. Thanks so much victor, Rabbies tour company and Jonathan for a great tour experience!

Sharon V
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

So much beauty on this tour! Raw, wild and at times, unexpected. The folks at the tour company really know how to do this right! With many folks wanting to do this day tour, the small groups is absolutely the way to go!
Our guide was Johnathan. As soon as he realized there were 5 vans booked to do the same tour, he immediately asked us if he could switch the itinerary around so that we wouldn't have to contend with the crowds. We agreed and it was a wise decision. Johnathan kept up a steady stream of banter full of facts, stories, jokes and added a nice touch with musical interludes he selected to help us absorb the atmosphere of the sights and places we visited. He was also sensitive to when our group was tired and fell to napping in which case he would play soothing music and kept his comments to a minimum. Very professional, knowledgeable and a lot of fun! Thanks Johnathan and local tour copmany! Oh, and the coffee and pastries at the coffee shop where the tour starts are also v good so grab some while waiting to board your van!
At Loch Ness, though we had no Nessie sightings, my husband and I struck up a conversation with a man who turned out to be William Jobes, who has been visiting the loch for 49 years and has seen what he claims to be Nessie and published some photos he captured of the elusive creature. He shared stories of his personal experiences and even gave us each a laminated copy of his published photos. That was a unique, unexpected and enjoyable turn of events!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Had a great time, tour guide Alan was very informative and told us some great historical stories. Would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

This was a fantastic tour and Grant was an amazing tour guide and story teller providing us the history of Scotland and our stops along with personal insights. We stopped at a number of other sites not listed in the brouchre for pictures which were well worth it and/or rest stops and still stayed on schedule. The sights, especially Glen Coe are breathtaking. I highly reccomend this tour and you will be very lucky if you get Grant as your guide. After this I can't wait to come back and take one of the multi-day tours of Scotland. A beautiful country either lovely people.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Our driver-cum-guide, AARON, was OUTSTANDING!!! We went on the Highlands-Loch Ness day trip on June 15, and every minute on and off the bus was well spent, because of Aaron's stories, anecdotes, lessons on Scottish history, etc. We have travelled the world, and very rarely have we come across such a guide, who has left a mark. We still talk about this trip as one of the most remarkable in our lives - and a major factor was Aaron. I'm tempted to give out some of his stories to my students in Texas, and will continue to do so ...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The trip was great! We had Gill and she was fantastic and very knowledgable. She was able to tell us legends, talk about the history of the areas and played some local music. The scenery was beautiful and it was well worth the long day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The best excursion and guide. Matthew was extremely friendly, full of interesting facts and stories, and made the excursion one of the best. The scenery was absolutely beautiful. I thoroughly enjoyed the trip and recommend it and the company.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

The sights are breathtaking! But the best part of the tour was our guide, Grant. He immediately put all of us at ease, made sure we were safely buckled in, and tailored the 12-hr tour to what we expected. His knowledge of history and local folklore is immense and entertaining. Trivia, theatrics, and a great personality/attitude rounded up this great tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We had the time of our life. excellent guide/driver.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

This tour is really awesome! We really love our guide Duncan who was really good at his work and also had very good humours. We really recommend this tour to everyone who wishes to have a quick view of the beautiful highland Scotland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We loved this tour. Our guide, Dave, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. My 14-year-old daughter said this was the best part of our trip to Scotland, and I'd have to agree. It really makes the experience so much richer having all the stories to go with the incredible scenery.

If you are environmentally conscious, Rabbies is a great choice. While we were having lunch or taking in the scenery, Dave was out picking up litter. The company also contributes to environmental charities to help balance their impact on the environment.

I think it's a good sign to hear an employee speak highly of their employer, and Dave is obviously very happy working with Rabbies.

I would heartily recommend this tour and I hope you're lucky enough to have Dave as your tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Like always Viator organized perfect trip .Highlands day trip was perfect. Mercedes bus with 16 passengers. Our driver Jonnatan amaizing with 12 hours entertaining . Rabbies agency have done very good job. Thank you all. Gordan and Anita

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Ally was a great guide. Made the day fun

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Beautiful and entertaining trip. If all your tour guides are half as good as Grant, your customers will be very lucky. It's obvious he researched and shared his love for Scotland and her history.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

We had a great time and Aaron our guide did a great job and was very accommodating.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

I highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting a quick glimpse of all that Scotland has to offer! Grant was our tour guide, and he was hilarious and completely passionate about Scotland. He made it seem like the most interesting place on earth, and now I'm beginning to agree! The small tour was great, and my friend and I commented several times how glad we were that we chose this tour and not one of the bigger ones. We are going back soon for a second dose of one of the coolest places I've ever been.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This tour was amazing!

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