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Bus & Minivan Tours

Loch Ness, Highlands and Whisky Distillery Day Tour from Edinburgh

Explore the stunning Scottish Highlands on a full-day excursion that includes Glencoe and Loch Ness. Set own from Edinburgh aboard a comfortable coach bus to experience some of the area's top sights and attractions. See Mary Queen of Scots' birthplace, tour Deanston Distillery and sample its whisky, learn the fascinating history of Glencoe—a village made modernly famous as a setting for James Bond and Harry Potter films—and take a boat cruise upon iconic Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the famous 'Nessie' as you go.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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

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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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Day Trips

Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

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
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  • 10 hours
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Orkney Islands Day Trip from Inverness

Take an Orkney Islands tour of top attractions on this day trip from Inverness. You’ll travel by coach through Scotland’s dramatic North Highlands and ferry across the Pentland Firth from John O’Groats. Cross the Churchill Barriers and Scapa Flow to the Ring of Brodgar and Standing Stones of Stenness — part of the Neolithic Orkney World Heritage site. Your guide also takes you to the stone-age village of Skara Brae and the 12th-century St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall. Note: This tour operates during the summer months.
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  • 14 hours
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  • 14 hours
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Day Trips

Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield from Inverness

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, you’ll visit Loch Ness, home to the legendary Loch Ness Monster, and observe bottlenose dolphins at Chanonry Point. Plus, you’ll stop at the Clava Cairns (Stones of Clava), Culloden Battlefield, and Glen Ord Whiskey Distillery.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

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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  • 11 hours
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Tour 2) Bus tours for cruise ships docking at Invergordon, Scottish Highlands

Save hours researching and planning a Scottish Highlands itinerary, and go on an action-packed bus tour instead. Starting from Invergordon, travel with ease between dispersed sites including Clava Cairns, Culloden, Loch Ness, Inverness Castle, Urquhart Castle, and Beauty Priory. It’s the ideal tour for travelers with limited time who want to see multiple highlights in a day.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Day Trips

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

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
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  • 12 hours
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Cultural Tours

Full-Day Glenfinnan and Glencoe 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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, you’ll travel by climate-controlled bus, and will 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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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Multi-day Tours

3-Day Isle of Skye Inverness Highlands and Glenfinnan Viaduct Tour from Edinburgh

Explore the Scottish Highlands with this three-day tour from Edinburgh. Skip the hassle of a rental car and kick back in an air-conditioned coach with a local guide. Hear stories of Scotland’s history as you visit the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, and Inverness. This tour offers an immersive experience into one of the most scenic areas of the Scottish countryside.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days

Day Trips

Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness

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
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  • 8 hours
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The Ultimate Loch Ness Group Tour

This group tour heads straight to Urquhart Castle to beat the cruise crowds so that you can enjoy one of Scotland's most historic castles. You will then take a Jacobite cruise from the dock at Urquhart Castle which is without doubt the best way to experience Loch Ness and the Great Glen. Also included on this tour is Inverness (views of the city), Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Clava Cairns and Cawdor Castle. All entrance fees included!
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Day Tour from Inverness

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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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Day Trips

Best of the Scottish Highlands Tour from Inverness: Black Isle, Loch Ness and Scotch Whisky

Celebrate Scotland’s gems with a full-day Highlands and whisky tour from Inverness. Visit the hilly Black Isle peninsula, speckled with prosperous farms, the ancient village of Cromarty and Chanonry Point to watch playful bottlenose dolphins. Honor the historic whisky-producing region with a stop at Glen Ord Distillery for a tour and sample. Cap your day at Loch Ness for a chance to spot the elusive monster, Nessie.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Ports of Call Tours

INVERGORDON SHORE EXCURSION - LOCH NESS AND INVERNESS

If you’ve got limited time in Invergordon, and you want to make the most of your time in Scotland, this tour is the perfect option. Take the stress out of transport planning by having port pickup and drop-off included. You’ll travel between dispersed sites of the Scottish Highlands in a comfortable vehicle with commentary en route. Make the most of your time by having entrance tickets provided. You’ll see Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Inverness, Clava Cairns, and Muir of Ord.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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  • 6 to 7 hours

Cultural Tours

Isle of Skye, Fairy Pools, and Eilean Donan Castle Day Trip From Inverness

Head for Scotland's Isle of Skye and skip the hassle of driving or booking transportation on this jam-packed, full-day guided tour from Inverness. Traveling by minibus, you'll also visit such famed sites as Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle on the journey to the island, where you will swim in the Fairy Pools, enjoy a packed lunch or dinner, and spend some time exploring Skye's highlights.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours

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Tour 1) Bus tours for cruise ships docking at Invergordon, Scottish Highlands

As a general rule tours leave 1.5 hours after the arrival of the ship and return at least 1 hour before ship departure time. Please check our website which has the exact tour departure and return times for every tour.Tours offered based on Outlander and Fairy Tale Castle themes as well as historic value. It packs in a lot for one day's tour and is very affordable and good value for money. Entrance to Dunrobin castle or whisky tasting or distillery tour IS INCLUDED in the price of £59. If you want to book more than one then you need to email us and it is an extra £10 for each one.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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Speyside Malt Whisky Trail Small Group Private Tour in a luxury XC90 (price/car)

Speyside is the home to 50 distilleries, some of which are open to the public for tours and tastings. You are hiring a luxury Volvo XC90 T8 hybrid SUV and driver for the day, so where we go and what we do is entirely up to you. We have proposed a sample itinerary however this is your tour, you decide the destinations. We will take you on a relaxed drive between stop offs, pointing out items or places of interest. NOTE some of these attractions are not open at the weekend. Tour and lunch bookings are usually essential in advance
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Loch Ness, Whisky and Outlander Day Tour from Inverness

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 have the option to join a cruise to the ruins of Urquhart Castle or to explore the nearby village of Drumnadrochit. Enjoy some free time in Beauly, visit Culloden battlefield, and join an (optional) tour of a whisky distillery.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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3 Day Orkney Explorer from Inverness

Our three day Orkney tour from Inverness takes in the best the island has to offer! See Neolithic sights such as Skara Brae, The Ring of Brodgar, Maeshowe, the Italian Chapel and more
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days
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2 Day Isle of Skye Explorer Tour from Inverness

Escape Inverness and embark on an unforgettable journey through the stunning Scottish Highlands to the enchanting Isle of Skye. Our two day adventure takes in some of Scotland’s most iconic sights, with non-stop stunning scenery along the way. Start your experience with an optional cruise on Loch Ness to the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Sit back as we drive the wildly beautiful road to Skye; winding through Glen Shiel, passing Eilean Donan Castle, and crossing the Skye Bridge to reach our island destination. Marvel at the Cuillin Mountains, on route to the magical Fairy Pools, before settling for the night in the pretty town of Portree. Listen to myths and legends, as we drive across the island’s otherworldly landscape, stopping at the Quiraing, Kilt Rock, Lealt Falls, and the Old Man of Storr. We leave the island in the afternoon and arrive back into Inverness early evening.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Invergordon port Lochness tour

Enjoy the flexibility of a customizable tour to the Scottish Highlands: choose between standard and executive vehicles, skip stops that don’t interest you and add those that do. Benefit from the local knowledge of your driver as you visit attractions of your choosing, such as Beauly Priory, Urquhart Castle, or Inverness Castle and make the most of your time in one of Scotland’s most beautiful regions.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours

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Inverness Local Day Tour

All our guests are first class, we work hard to make this trip the highlight of your holiday. No group larger than 8 so everyone get attention, we don’t keep you locked in a van all day and offer many opportunities to get out and explore in your own. To take a tour with us is all about YOU!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
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Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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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  • 8 hours
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