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Highland Explorer Tours

(The Royal Mile) 60 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, Scotland
+44 131 558 3738
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US$60.79*
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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US$56.82*
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Whisky and Highland Waterfalls Day Trip from Edinburgh
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US$51.54*
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Day Trip to Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with Optional Stirling...
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Our superb selection of cultural, scenic and culinary tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country and finest Scottish produce. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland. These tours whisk you through the most essential sights of Scotland and include award-winning samples of Scottish food and drink. It’s the most appetising way to experience Scotland in a day.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“isle of skye” (259 reviews)
“loch ness” (367 reviews)
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(The Royal Mile) 60 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, Scotland
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+44 131 558 3738
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a day tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness (Fort Augustus) with a stopover at Glencoe, and it really was a pleasure to have Kirsty as our driver/guide. She is a fun and engaging person (and witty, too). Highly recommended.

Thank Hans H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic tour of the Isle of Skye! Tony is an absolutely fabulous tour guide, our best in decades. He was FUN, engaging - a masterful storyteller who heartily shared his love for this beautiful region, its history, its culture and its music. It was infectious,...More

Thank Margaretac53
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Margaret, I can't thank you enough for such a lovely review of our 3 day Isle of Skye tour, and of our fabulous guide Tony! He certainly is something special - as very passionate Scotsman. I will be sure to pass your comments along...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent guide & great sense of humour, particularly liked the Swiss Australian looking for wild haggis!!

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Thank Q5535YZpaulines
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to write a great review of Graeme - he really is excellent at his job! All the best with your future travels, Jessica

Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour was excellent and our driver/ guide (Graham Stevenson) was knowledgeable and quite witty. My daughters and I benefitted from being in a great group of travellers. I would definitely recommend this to others. P.s. We had great weather and the Highlands were stunningly...More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our tour, and or Graham. He certainly is a great guide! I will be sure to pass your comments along, and we look forward to welcoming you back on tour again one...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Joined the Outlander tour a few weeks ago. The places were nice and the guide (Yvonne) friendly, but what it lacked was a bit of dedication. The music played on the bus while driving (30-60min drives between places) was modern rock and pop and set...More

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Thank 340pph
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Outlander tour. I really appreciate your constructive feedback and will be sure to pass this on to our Operations Team. I hope that regardless, you had an enjoyable and memorable time...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The voyage had been a really good one , which had been booked from dubai , we really liked the amazing scenery of the Scottish highlands , and the lush greenery throughout the journey , we would like to convey our special thanks to the...More

Thank Mohammed A
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Mohammed, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of Caitlin - I will be sure to pass your comments along to her! All the best, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Scotland soon. Best Jessica

Reviewed 5 days ago

After spending a total of two weeks in Italy and the UK and going on a large number of tours, we can easily say this was the best tour and tour guide we had. We did the three day Highland Explorer, Isle of Skye, and...More

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Thank Sarah J
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your 3 day tour, and of our guide Tony! He certainly an expert story-teller/ entertainer/comedian/ guide! I will be sure to pass your comments along to him. It sounds like...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a very nice trip and was great to see the Scottish countryside. But be aware this is a very long trip and you will spend hours sitting on a bus. Our driver/guide (I think his name was Rich but I forgot to write...More

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Thank Ken C
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Loch Ness 1 day tour. It certainly is a long day - Loch Ness is not close to Edinburgh and getting there, through the glens and mountains makes it a little...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great all day tour to get a taste of Scotland and the Highlands. Callum was an awesome driver and guide.More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Christina, Thank you for taking the time to write a great review of our 3 day Isle of Skye tour, and our guide Callum - he certainly is fantastic! i will be sure to pass your comments along, and look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Ben our tour guide on the bus was excellent ,amusing and informative.We had great weather and the bus delivered us to the Castle draw bridge.We could have spent more than 2 hours there as there was so much to see but what we did get...More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Robbie, Maureen and Elizabeth, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of Ben, and our Loch Lomond and Stirling tour. I will be sure to pass your comments along to Ben! All the best for your future travels, Jessica

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kikaytine
21 June 2017|
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Response from fergScotland | Property representative |
Hi kikaytine The B&B accommodation that we use has private bathroom facilities kind regards Hugh
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Nabhojit B
10 May 2017|
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Response from ExplorerTeam | Property representative |
Hi Nabhojit, We are Highland Explorer Tours and our 3 day tour stays overnight in Portree. I'm afraid that you have booked a tour with a different company so I wouldn't be able to advise about their itinerary. Have a... More
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Merechat2
1 April 2017|
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Response from jonathanjames30 | Reviewed this property |
Hi cheri, I travelled with a friend and we stayed in Scotland for four days. We stayed for 2 days in Aviemore for the ski experience in cairngorm mountains, the view was lovely and we enjoyed pretending to be skiers for a... More
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