I was not sure what to expect as its just a boat, funny thing is I will go again so must be more than just a boat!
Excellent staff and amazing to see both sides of Britannia. We had a nice lunch and drinks on board felt all very upmarket just needed Liz to wander in.
A very informative and enjoyable visit. In fact I think it's was our favourite day in Edinburgh.
Excellent tour. Well organised, interesting. It would be helpful for Viator to let guests know how long it takes as I ran out of time.
Buy a ticket in advance so you can skip the queue
Excellent tour. Fascinating piece of history both maritime and royalty.
The royal yacht was well worth a visit is a look back to a time when Britain was truly a great nation. Its a pity they did not replace it with a new one.
our trip was amazing my husband really enjoyed it as he is ex navy
Having bought tickets online through Viator, we were able to skip the queue to the box office, showed the confirmation email and given tickets in exchange. Short queue to get onto the ship. Brilliantly laid out so you get to see all the areas of the ship. Had a nice lunch in the on-board restaurant. My 85 year old mother was with us and she found it great too, with places to sit whilst going round. Well worth the drive from Loch Lomond area. Great value for money.
Excellent attraction to see and explore the simplicity of a famous Royal Yacht. You won't be disappointed with your tour as there are so many exhibits to appreciate.
Erin P Australia
What a brilliant experience to be able to walk the decks that have been witness to so much history. I would recommend that you buy your tickets online before your visit to save yourself a wait in the long line. It's a self guided tour that has been very well thought out, and flows easily from one room to the next. Set aside a couple of hours so you can take in all of the pictures of the Royal family, which are spread throughout the yacht, and definitely have lunch at the on board restaurant. The food was delicious, as was the glass of bubbles! How often do you get the chance to dine where royalty once did???
This was amazing. The commentary was very well done and the flow of the self tour was steady but not rushed. So pleased we visited the Royal Yacht.
The Britannia tour is fantastic we would recommend it one hundred percent. Having lunch in the tea room is a must : :
Marian, Tricia and Catherine July 2016
One of the best self guided tours you can take. The audio is precise and allows you to get a good prospective on how the royals lived on ship. It also though gives you a great view of the yachties who manned her and how the performed in this different environment. Top it off by afternoon tea in the beautiful cafe.
This tour was perfectly organized, giving visitors a chance to see all parts of the Britannia, just as if the Royal Family would be staying aboard.
Excellent tour a must for visitors to Edinburgh. Staff friendly and helpful. Well worth stopping part way through the tour for sustainance at the Deck cafe - can recommend the cheese scones!
Much better than expected, officers mess and marines living quarters facinating
HTravelerUK United Kingdom
This was a fascinating insight into the Royal Family and household. It was wonderful to be able to see the Royal apartments and learn about the traditions and daily routine of the royals that stayed on board the Royal Yacht Britannia. Great audio commentary too. Would highly recommend.
Very enjoyable afternoon and we were able to bypass the line to buy tickets!
We loved our visit, it was all we hoped it would be. The yacht is an intimate view into the life of the royal family. It is well set out, easy to access and has facilities. The tea room is lovely and the cake delicious.
A great day out. Interesting and educational. Ideal for all ages.
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