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While visitors flock to Loch Ness hoping to catch a glimpse of its elusive and eponymous monster, Loch Ness—a lake in the Scottish Highlands—is worth the trip even if you don’t believe the rumors. Vast and surrounded by magnificent Scottish scenery, Loch Ness is a popular boating and sightseeing spot.

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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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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, visit Loch Ness, home to the legendary Loch Ness Monster at Chanonry Point. Plus, stop at the Clava Cairns (Stones of Clava), Culloden Battlefield, and Glen Ord Whisky Distillery.
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  • 8 hours
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Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch

Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch

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Seek out Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, on a 2-hour cruise from Dochgarroch Lock. The boat is fitted with a special Nessie sonar, but if the elusive monster doesn’t show up, the area's other sights will charm you instead. Pass along the Caledonian Canal into Loch Ness to see Urquhart Castle, Bona Lighthouse, and the crash site of a World War II bomber. You'll learn about the loch’s history and legends as you cruise.
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  • 2 hours
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Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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

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

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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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  • 9 hours
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Torridon, Applecross and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
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Torridon, Applecross and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Experience the scenic highlights of the Scottish Highlands on a full-day trip from Inverness to Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, Loch Maree, Applecross, and the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle, which stands at the confluence of three lochs. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group that’s limited to sixteen people, and learn about Highland history, culture, and wildlife along the way.
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  • 11 hours
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

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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.
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  • 12 hours
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The Ultimate Isle of Skye Day Tour from Inverness
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The Ultimate Isle of Skye Day Tour from Inverness

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The Isle of Skye is one of Scotland's best destinations. But, if your time is limited, it can be difficult to squeeze in a trip by public transit or rental car. Skip the hassle by leaving the planning logistics to the experts. This full-day tour takes you from Inverness to Skye where you'll visit all of the island's top sights, including the Quiraing, Kilt Rock and Fairy Pools. Along the way, you'll stop at mainland attractions including Eilean Donan Castle.
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  • 12 hours
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The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Explore the landscape and legends of Loch Ness and the Highlands on a sightseeing tour from Inverness by Mercedes mini-coach. Take an optional cruise across the loch to see Urquhart Castle and enjoy an easy-going walk from Invermoriston to see lush forests and waterfalls. This Highlands tour includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Inverness, and is limited to fifteen people for personal service.
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  • 7 hours
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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

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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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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness
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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness

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Explore the best of the Scottish Highlands' scenery on this day tour from Inverness. Soak up the views and learn all about Scottish history as you cruise across the mysterious Loch Ness, visit Fort Augustus Abbey and loch-side Urquhart Castle, admire the majestic Falls of Foyers, and wander along Dores Beach.
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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness
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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness

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Explore the Northern Highlands without the stress of navigating its winding roads on a full-day trip that departs from Inverness. Going with a guide ensures you learn more than you might from a guidebook about each stop on the day’s itinerary, including the 1300-year-old town of Applecross, the third highest road in Britain, a national wildlife reserve, and a quaint fishing village.
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  • 10 hours
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Inverness City Centre Walking Tour
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Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

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Many visitors rush through Inverness on their way to the Highlands. This guided walking tour ensures that you don't make the same mistake of missing out on its many attractions. In a small group, you'll visit such landmarks as Inverness Castle, the Inverness Cathedral and Balnain House, as well as some hidden gems, all while you guide fills you in on the history of the Highland capital.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness
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Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

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Enjoy some of Scotland's most stunning scenery as you travel into the Highlalnds on this full-day guided tour from Inverness. Journey around Loch Ness and all the way to the west coast. You'll see ancient ruins, a poignant war memorial, beautiful beaches and a hidden waterfall before boarding the classic Jacobite Steam Train, one of the world's most scenic railways and made famous by the Harry Potter movies.
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  • 12 hours
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Loch Ness,Culloden Battlefield,Cawdor Castle & Much More From Inverness City

Loch Ness,Culloden Battlefield,Cawdor Castle & Much More From Inverness City

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Whether you are looking for 1 day tours from Inverness or simply trying to take in as many of the beautiful sights as possible on your Highland adventure, our Loch Ness tour from Inverness is sure to captivate like no other. Our friendly local guide will pick you up from your place of stay and take you on a tour to remember around some of the most famous, historic and culturally significant From Inverness we will travel to Loch Ness, home of the romantic and brooding Urquhart Castle (as well as a certain legendary monster!) The tour then turns towards the historic Beauly Priory, before arriving at the Glen Ord Distillery, one of the last remaining single malt scotch whisky distilleries on the Black Isle. Take in the historic and dramatic Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns, before heading for nearby Cawdor Castle. Round off your tour in Inverness with St. Andrew’s Cathedral and Ness Islands, before being dropped off at your place of stay. What are you waiting for Book now with us
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
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Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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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, travel by climate-controlled bus, and 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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  • 8 hours
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Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

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This biking tour around Inverness takes you to more places than you'd see on foot and to places that buses and cars cannot reach. The Waterways Tour rides along the River Ness and The Caledonian Canal, making many stops along the way to learn about the area from your guide who has lived in Inverness all their life.
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  • 2 hours
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster and traverse the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers.
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  • 12 hours
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Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

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Discover the dramatic beauty, history and mystery of Scotland on this full-day trip from Edinburgh. Aboard a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, wind through the Scottish Highlands and marvel at the majesty of Cairngorms National Park and the mysterious Loch Ness—fabled home of the elusive water monster, Nessie. Spot the famous Urquhart Castle en route and hear about legendary warfare like the battles of William Wallace and the massacre of Glen Coe in the 17th century.
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  • 12 hours
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Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

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See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and learn the famous legend of Nessie! Pass by Inverness, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.
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  • 12 hours
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Uncover the mysteries of Loch Ness on an exciting day-trip from Edinburgh. Set out north along Scotland's West Coast to experience one of the country's most iconic lochs, best known for the fabled 'monster' said to reside deep within its waters. En route, pass some incredible sights, including the ruins of Linlithgow Palace, Ben Nevis―Britain's tallest mountain―and dramatic Highlands landscapes recognizable from films like 'Skyfall.' Your guide regales you with stories about the area, making for an exciting, informative―and if you're lucky, truly legendary―trip.
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  • 12 hours
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Glasgow

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Glasgow

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Experience rugged and mythical Scotland on this full-day trip from Glasgow. In a small group, explore the Scottish Highlands, Cairngorms National Park and the famous Loch Ness—fabled home of the elusive water monster, Nessie. Visit historic battle sites like Glencoe, Fort Augustus, and Stirling Castle, where legendary hero William Wallace commanded an infamous fight against the British. Along the way, enjoy free time for optional cruises or tours.
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  • 12 hours
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Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Marvel at the peaceful majesty of Loch Ness on this 12-hour Scottish Highlands day tour from Edinburgh. Leave Scotland’s busy capital behind and travel deep into the Highlands with a guide. Travel through pretty Kilmahog on route over Rannoch Moor, and enjoy spectacular views over mighty Glen Coe. Spend time at Loch Ness — widely considered Scotland’s most famous lake — and explore Fort Augustus at your leisure. Stop in the pretty Victorian town of Pitlochry, and travel along the banks of Loch Laggan on route back to Edinburgh.
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  • 12 hours
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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh

Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take in top natural attractions including Glencoe, Ben Nevis, and Loch Ness on this day trip from Edinburgh. Pass the iconic Stirling Castle en route through the Trossachs, then head onto Glencoe—a region steeped in history. Explore Fort William and Ben Nevis with a guide, then follow the Great Glen to the village of Fort Augustus. After lunch on the shores of Loch Ness, pass Loch Laggan and stop for a stroll in a Highland village.
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  • 1 day
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Loch Ness, Glencoe, and the Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow
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Loch Ness, Glencoe, and the Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow

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Explore Loch Ness, Glen Coe and the Highlands on this day trip from Glasgow. Visit Loch Lomond with a guide and enjoy spectacular views over the Scottish Highlands. Travel into Rannoch Moor and Glen Coe — widely considered to be Scotland’s most beautiful glen. Pass beneath Ben Nevis on route through the Great Glen. Take in Fort Augustus and Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness, and enjoy an optional cruise or castle visit. Journey onward to Inverness — the Highlands’ iconic capital — then return via the Grampian Mountains to Glasgow.
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  • 12 hours 15 minutes
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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
"You can hear and read about Culloden, but the experience of being there is a whole other thing. It was absolutely amazing."..."
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Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch
"Commentary full of history very intersting. Boat was spotless crew friendly.Stopped right by urghart castle for photos views were stunning and we could take our dogs as we were on holiday and didn't want to leave them in the accommodation or in the car which was the reason we booked it"..."
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Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"Time in highlands and Quirang was amazing. Our guide Stewart was amazing and I would recommend everyone if there is a way to find out if Stewart is leading your tour try to get on that."..."
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Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness
"Our tour guide Drew was amazing! He was so kind and seemed to really love his job. He made sure we saw everything and even searched for highland cows at the end since the regular ones were too far from the fence. 5stars!"..."
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Torridon, Applecross and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"Duncan was out tourguide,such a finesse,patience and a broad knowledge about everything. Skilfull in monouvering on the steap road of applecross mountain. If you want to see the nature this is it..."..."
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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness
"We picked the worst day to take this your as it rained the whole day. Our driver Ryan was great and made the most of it, but some things we just couldn't see because of the cloud cover. Still was a great time anyway."..."
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The Ultimate Isle of Skye Day Tour from Inverness
"Amazing tour! Beautiful locations and breathtaking views. Our guide Gregory was great! Highly recommend this tour from Wow Scotland"..."
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The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
"Driver (keV) was very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Ideal distance/duration for a day trip. The additional boat trip was good fun"..."
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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
"Rob is extremely knowledgeable and professional, not to mention his hilarious story telling and witty jokes to lighten up the mood throughout our journey. All you can ask for in a tour guide and more!"..."
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Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness
"Full experience was amazing me and my girl friend went to the tour threw the night lands threw to isle of Skye tour guide RAY was amazing couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide , he had so many stories about our Scottish history , we really really enjoyed it and will be booking again next year , James and Natasha from Glasgow"..."
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Applecross, Loch Carron & the Wild Highlands from Inverness
"Sinclair and Catherine were great guides who showed us the best spots in Applecross. As a landscape photographer I really appreciated the natural beauty of this place and the experts to show is around."..."
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Inverness City Centre Walking Tour
"Simon, our guide was fab. He was friendly and knowledgeable with many local anecdotes to bring the history to life. The time flew by! Thank you 🙏"..."
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Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness
"Duffy our guide was wonderful and had so much knowledge which made the trip so good learning so much about the Scottish highlands and the steam train topped it all of"..."
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Loch Ness,Culloden Battlefield,Cawdor Castle & Much More From Inverness City
"Mike was so amazing!!! He was patient and informative. He allowed us to take our time and gave us options. It was our first time to inverness and we really enjoyed seeing all the sites and visit loch ness. I am excited to try his other tours when we come back. Urquhart Castle was my favorite part."..."
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Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness
"We had an awesome experience. Every aspect of the tour was will done. We would book this tour again."..."
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Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness
"This was an incredible way to see the city of Inverness! Allison was a great guide and very fun. We got to see a lot of the city and explore the city's hidden gems. I would definitely recommend doing this tour"..."
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"The historical perspectives from Graeme. His driving was also perfect! Very courteous and thoughtful. Mad the whole day easy!"..."
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Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh
"A fantastic journey with very dedicated driver cum guide. The panaromic views are good. Thanks for your service and patience."..."
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Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh
"This Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh was very interesting and efficient for discovering this part of Scotland in only one day"..."
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"I loved getting so much information about Scotland during this trip. The coach was comfortable and it was easy to talk to both the guide and other travelers. I bought the tour to go to Loch Ness, but I think I enjoyed seeing all the rest of Scotland going and coming as much or more."..."
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Glasgow
"Grant was a great guide! The day was wonderful and the perfect way to see a little bit of a lot of Scotland! We met some lovely other people on the trip as well, great way to make friends! Highly recommend!"..."
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Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh
"My son and I, we absolutely loved the trip to the Highlands. Lots of beautiful views all in relaxing atmosphere. Our driver Douglas was fantastic, knowledgeable and fun. Thank you for a lovely day out!"..."
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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Our driver/storyteller Greg did an amazing job on this tour. It was raining on and off all day but I had a great day out. The lunch was good and just right for the packed day we had. The boat cruise was also excellent."..."
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Loch Ness, Glencoe, and the Highlands Day Trip from Glasgow
"I really liked the day trip to Loch Ness, Glen Coe and Urquhart Castle. Our tour guide, Robert, was very friendly. I would suggest to add 1-2 additional stops (10-15minutes each) in the highlands especially the viewpoints."..."
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