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The Far North Day tour from Inverness £55

This day trip from Inverness combines a scenic drive through the Black Isle, a visit to picturesque Cromarty, Dolphin spotting by the Moray Firth, a visit to a Whisky Distillery and much more. This tour truly has something for everyone! April-October: Tuesdays & Thursdays

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Skye & Eilean Donan Castle Day Tour dep Inverness £55

The Isle of Skye is famed the world over for its dramatic mountain scenery and picturesque seascapes. You'll experience the very best of Skye, have a stop at Loch Ness and visit Eilean Donan Castle. Runs daily from May to September, and 4 times a week in March, April and October.

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This tour will introduce you to the stunning cliffs of the northern coast, the barren magnificence of Caithness and, hopefully, an abundance of wildlife. A splendid day out with a difference! Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from March to October.

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A day of scenic beauty as we travel to one of the remotest areas of Scotland—the Applecross Peninsula. This relaxing day trip is a wonderful antidote to the stress of modern-day travel! Tour runs every Monday from May to September.

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1 Day Skye in a Day Tour from Inverness £52

1 Day tour departing from central Inverness to explore Skye with a stop at Eilean Donan Castle. April onwards: Mond, Wed, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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3 Day Hebridean Discovery Tour depart Inverness £355

A fantastic 3 day coach tour that runs alternate Fridays from May to September. This short tour of the idyllic islands of Harris and Lewis is the perfect balance of discovery, travel and hospitality. Travelling as a small group to the Hebrides you’ll experience a magical blend of island life, history and breathtaking scenery.

Read more

3 Day Orkney Discovery Tour from Inverness £355

The fabled Orkney Islands boast more pre-historic sites than anywhere else in the UK. Discover the history of the Orkney archipelago, and the rugged extremes of Scotland’s northern coastline. Fridays in the Summer.

Read more

Inverness to Skye 2 Day Tour

2 day tour departing on Saturdays from Inverness that visits both Eilean Donan Castle (an iconic castle) and then travels to Skye including Dunvegan Castle, Cuillin Hills & Old Man of Storr. Tour price includes accommodation in B&B/guesthouse. Departs Saturday

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1 Day John O’Groats and the Far North Tour from Inverness

This tour will introduce you to the stunning cliffs of the northern coast, the barren magnificence of Caithness and, hopefully, an abundance of wildlife. A splendid day out with a difference! Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from March to October.


The Black Isle, Nature Watching, Golspie, Pre-historic sites, John O’Groats, Duncansby Head

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This tour operates on: Tuesday, Thursday

We leave Inverness behind and head across the Black Isle to the Cromarty Firth. In Golspie, high above the town, is an astonishing statue, 27m (90") high. This is of the First Duke of Sutherland, whose agents were involved in the most notorious of the Clearances in the Highlands during the 19th Century. We’ll hear more about this sad episode in the history of Scotland as we make our way northwards.

Soon we will be in Caithness. The traditional industry of this remote county was herring fishing and during the 19th Century many picturesque harbours were constructed here to meet the needs of this ever-expanding industry. We will make a stop at one to enjoy a quay-side picnic lunch (weather permitting!).

There will be a stop in John O’Groats for that "I was there” photograph before making our way to stunning Duncansby Head where, after a stroll along the cliff-top path, there are views of the dramatic sea stacks and seascapes to enjoy. Duncansby is rich in birdlife including Guillemot, Kittiwakes and, the most famous residents, Puffins (until late July). There are binoculars available on-board our mini-coach so you can get a "close up” view.

After our visit to Duncansby we turn southwards for home. Our journey will take us through Wick and there will be a comfort stop along the way before we make journey’s end in Inverness.

Inclusions

· Transport by luxury air-conditioned minicoach
· Services of an experienced tour host
· Service charges and taxes

Exclusions

· Admission charges unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
· Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
· Gratuity to your tour host

The Little Details

  • Minimum Age: Age 3+
  • Min Age: 3 years
  • Tour Vehicle Type: Mini Coach
  • Months of Operation: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Duration of Tour: Full Day
  • Departure Point: Inverness
  • Departure Point: From: Visitor Information Centre Bus Stop, Bridge Street, Inverness, IV2 3BJ
  • Departure Time: Check in: 09:00 hrs Departure: 09:15 hrs
  • Expected return Time: Tour returns at: 19:30 hrs
  • Duration of Tour: Full Day

Rates & Dates

Tuesdays and Thursdays -  21 March to 16 October, 2016

 

Ticket Price Range (Per Person )
Date Type
  Adult Child
Tuesdays and Thursdays
 
£55.00 £52.00

Child rates apply from 3-12 years inclusive.
We regret that children under 3 are not carried on this tour.

Booking Notes

  • Prices are quoted per person per tour
  • Customers must provide a valid credit card number.
  • Limited availability : advanced booking required.
  • Any booking is subject to our Booking Terms.
  • Child rate apply from 3-12 years inclusive. We regret that children under 3 cannot be carried on this tour.

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Cancellation Policy:

More than 3 days notice: Full refund less £5 per person administration fee. 3-1 days: no refund. Day of departure: no refund.

Some Places We Will Visit

  • Cromarty

    Charming white harled village that is picture postcard pretty and features on many pictures postcards

  • Wick

    Visitor guide to Wick in the Scottish Highlands.  Includes what to see and do and great accommodation and eating options.

  • Dornoch

    Visitor guide to Dornoch Firth and surrounding areas in the Scottish Highlands. Includes info on how to get there, sleeping and eating options, and details on Culrain, Bonar Bridge and Invershin.

  • John O'Groats

    If you still feel inclined to visit this old tourist trap, then that's your prerogative, but don't say we didn't warn you. It's kind of boring at best and pretty miserable most of the time. It gets its name from the Dutchman Jan de Groot, who was commissioned by King James IV to run a ferry service to Orkney in 1496. Ferries still operate from here to Burwick in Orkney (see Transport below). There's a Tourist Information Centre here (Tel. 611373, open April-October Monday-Saturday 0900-1700), as well as a post office, craft shops and a chippie.

  • Golspie

    Small town once home to the Dukes of Sutherland and home to one of the world's more laughably dishonest monuments. On the road north along the stunning NE coast.

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