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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.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Isle of Skye Explorer from Inverness

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.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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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 luxurious 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 12-hour tour departs from central Inverness, and it’s the perfect introduction for first-time visitors to the Isle of Skye.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 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.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 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.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Best of Inverness and the Highlands by Spirit Journeys Worldwide

Make the most of your limited time and skip the hassle of driving or planning public transport routes on this guided tour from Inverness into the Highlands. Travel north to Dochgarroch for a 1-hour cruise up Loch Ness to Glen Urquhart Castle. Upon arrival at the castle, you have some time to explore its magnificent ruins and learn about the history of this strategic fortress. Your tour concludes with a walk through Inverness to explore its hidden corners and historic sites.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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3-Day Hebrides Tour from Inverness: Isles of Lewis and Harris

Uncover the natural beauty of Scotland’s rugged Atlantic coast on this 3-day tour of the Outer Hebrides islands, including accommodation in Stornaway and round-trip transport from Inverness. Journey through the Highlands, stopping to admire natural wonders like the Rogie Falls and Corrieshalloch Gorge, then sail out to explore the windswept isles of Lewis and Harris. Spot dolphins around the coast, stroll the sandy beaches and visit fascinating ancient sites like the Callanish Standing Stones and Carloway Broch.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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John O Groats & the Far North from Inverness

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).
  • Duration: 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours 15 minutes
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Kilt Rock and Fairy Pools Isle of Skye

Explore Scotland’s most stunning natural and cultural sights on this guided Isle of Skye outdoors tour from Inverness. Highlights include hikes through the Fairy Glen and Fairy Pools plus a visit to 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle, a Highlands icon. Cover more attractions in less time by comfortable minivan, stopping for a first-hand peek at Loch Ness, Kilt Rock, and Urquhart Castle.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Inverness

Loch Ness is Scotland’s most famous loch. Spend a day Nessie-hunting, take a cruise on the mysterious loch, 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!
  • Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
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John o’Groats and Duncansby Head Day Trip from Inverness

Travel to the far northern reaches of mainland Britain on this 10-hour trip to John o’Groats and Duncansby Head from Inverness. Journey by luxury mini-coach across the Black Isle Peninsula, bursting with postcard-perfect natural vistas and wildlife like seals, dolphins, killer whales and native birds. With a local guide, visit the charming villages of Caithness, John o’Groats and Duncansby Head, and hear histories steeped in Viking lore.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 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
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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The Complete Loch Ness Experience Day Tour from Inverness

Explore the landscape and legends of Loch Ness and the Highlands on a sightseeing tour from Inverness by luxury mini coach. Take an optional cruise across the loch to see Urquhart Castle, enjoy an easy-going walk from Invermoriston, then see the picturesque villages of Foyers and Dores. This 7-hour Highlands tour includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Inverness, and it’s limited to fifteen people for personal service.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group day tour to Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Highlands on a full-day trip from Inverness to the Isle of Skye. Going with a guide eliminates the stress of planning and ensures you visit the area’s highlights without the risk of getting lost. The day's itinerary includes sweeping views on Skye, as well as stops at Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Ness.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Day Tour from Inverness

Spend a day tasting Scottish whisky on tour to Benromach Distillery, Glenfiddich Distillery, and the Speyside Cooperage, plus a sightseeing stop at 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.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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Lochness 360 tour

Explore Lochness the hidden gem of the highlands with a historical monster . You will have a driver guide who is local to the area with plenty of facts about the Loch and the History of the area . You will see many views of the Loch & Urquhart castle while travelling round the loch circular this tour can be done in 4 to 6 hours depending on time taken at the castles and exhibition centre starting at 9.30am finishing between 1.30pm to 3.30pm All children must be travelling with adults Minimum Booking price is for 3 passengers even if there is only 1 or 2 this is our requirements to cover costs then its per person after 3 passengers
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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