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Day Tour of Harris

Day Tour of Harris

Very personal, friendly tour. Moving at your pace, taking time for photos along the way. Small group tours so never over crowded. Flexibility to go off route if you want to see a particular place.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.20
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$143.20
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Invergordon Shore Excursion: Inverness City, Cawdor Castle and Whisky Tour

Invergordon Shore Excursion: Inverness City, Cawdor Castle and Whisky Tour

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Explore the Scottish Highlands without the stress of planning on a full day tour with convenient transport from your cruise ship docked at Invergordon Cruise Port. In addition to navigating, your guide offers on-board commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from the 15th-century Cawdor Castle to the infamous Loch Ness. The day includes free time for lunch and a whisk distillery tour and tasting (own expenses).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.58
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$73.58

Craigs Whisky Tours, Shore Trip from Port of Invergordon

Craigs Whisky Tours, Shore Trip from Port of Invergordon

This activity comprises a relaxing day out around some magnificent and beautiful scenery to the North of Inverness whilst visiting some iconic Whisky distilleries for tastings of the fine amber nectar. Tour is for up to 7 persons and is conducted in a recent luxury van type MPV which gives good levels of comfort and room with complimentary snacks, water and WiFi. Driver is a trained advanced driver and has an excellent knowledge of the locations you will visit. Full Distillery tours (subject to availability)and lunch can be accommodated as required, basically it is your day out and the driver and vehicle are yours for the day so although several distilleries are listed, it will be entirely up to you how many we will get around depending on time Occasionally some Distilleries are closed for private functions and other events however customers will be updated and offered an alternative visit or activity. This tour is not offered for Sundays as many distilleries close on a Sunday
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$566.01
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Outlander Themed Shore Trip from Port of Invergordon

Outlander Themed Shore Trip from Port of Invergordon

This tour visits many of the actual locations mentioned in the Outlander Novel/TV series. Whilst much of the filming took place in the South of Scotland the true location of the Jacobite Strongholds are to be found in the Highlands.Like all my tours this will be a laid back and relaxed day and flexible in every respect. The tours are conducted in a luxury van type vehicle which has excellent head and leg room and adult sized seats for all occupants. Complimentary water and snacks are carried in the vehicle and WiFi is also available wherever reception allows. Entry tickets are not included but can be obtained in advance for you at cost on request. Lunch stops are at your own discretion however the driver will be able to find you somewhere nice to eat as you require.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$566.01
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$566.01
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Highland Whisky Distilleries Shore Trip from Invergordon Cruise Port

Highland Whisky Distilleries Shore Trip from Invergordon Cruise Port

This activity comprises a relaxing day out around some magnificent and beautiful scenery to the North of Inverness whilst visiting some iconic Whisky distilleries for tastings of the fine amber nectar. Tour is for up to 7 persons and is conducted in a recent luxury van type MPV which gives good levels of comfort and room with complimentary snacks, water and WiFi. Driver is a trained advanced driver and has an excellent knowledge of the locations you will visit. Full Distillery tours (subject to availability)and lunch can be accommodated as required, basically it is your day out and the driver and vehicle are yours for the day.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$566.01
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$566.01
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Invergordon Shore Excursion: Loch Ness, Inverness and Urquhart Castle

Invergordon Shore Excursion: Loch Ness, Inverness and Urquhart Castle

Make the most of your time on land with this shore excursion. Explore the medieval city of Inverness, with its cathedral and castle; embark upon a cruise on Loch Ness (famed home of the monster), and visit the ruins of the shoreside Urquhart Castle, which played a major role in the Wars of Scottish Independence. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$237.72
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$237.72

Highland Whisky Tour

Highland Whisky Tour

If you're interested in sipping Scotland's famed whisky, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all the options. Let an expert guide your tasting experience with this hands-on tour featuring some of Scotland's premier Highland whiskey. After hotel pickup, your guide takes you to four different distilleries for tours and tastings, showcases the diverse whiskeys produced in the region, and offers easy travel between each stop.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$423.09
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$423.09
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Full-Day Tour of Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery

Full-Day Tour of Dunrobin Castle and Glenmorangie Distillery

You will be transported through time as you travel towards Dunrobin Castle, home of the Dukes of Sutherland while getting closer to one of the worlds most famous Distilleries. During your trip your Guide will point out and explain all about the culture, history and include information about the Scottish Clans who's land you will be passing through
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.80
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$169.80
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Full-Day Outlander Highland Storyline Tour from Inverness

Full-Day Outlander Highland Storyline Tour from Inverness

You will be transported through time (not quite like Claire) as you travel around the Highlands following Outlander places of interest. Getting closer you will hear all the local Craic from your Guide and feel some of that passion that ouses from the TV series.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.80
Price varies by group size
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Full-Day Urquhart Castle and Culloden plus Loch Ness Tour

Full-Day Urquhart Castle and Culloden plus Loch Ness Tour

You will be transported through time as you travel towards Speyside getting closer to some of the worlds most famous Distilleries and you will hear all the local Craic from your Guide. It will depend on how early you book this tour as it is not always possible to gain entry to all distilleries on the same day as they are usually very busy. We will always do his best to ensure you get to visit and enjoy the distilleries of your choice around the area.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.80
Price varies by group size
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$169.80
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Full-Day Tour of Speyside Distilleries from Inverness

Full-Day Tour of Speyside Distilleries from Inverness

You will be transported through time as you travel towards Speyside getting closer to some of the worlds most famous Distilleries and you will hear all the local Craic from your Guide. It will depend on how early you book this tour as it is not always possible to gain entry to all distilleries on the same day as they are usually very busy. We will always do his best to ensure you get to visit and enjoy the distilleries of your choice around the area.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.80
Price varies by group size
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$169.80
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Best of Inverness and the Highlands by Spirit Journeys Worldwide

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.
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  • 6 hours
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$187.22
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$187.22

Outlander Day Tour from Inverness

Outlander Day Tour from Inverness

This Outlander-inspired tour, led by a Highland Outlander fan, combines Scotland’s gripping history and select places portrayed in Diana Gabaldon’s books, with some of the wonderful scenery in and around the Highland capital of Inverness. Whether you’re an Outlander fan or not, we feel confident you’ll be impressed with the landscapes and locations included in this Outlander day tour.
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  • 8 hours
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$224.90
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$224.90

Best of The Highlands Private Tour

Best of The Highlands Private Tour

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The Scottish highlands are considered some of the most spectacular landscapes in the UK, but navigating its country roads on your own can be stressful. With this tour, relax and leave the driving to the experts. Time-saving pickup from Invergordon or Inverness lets you linger longer at sights like Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness, stop for lunch, and snap photos at panoramic spots along the drive.
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  • 6 hours
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$870.79
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$870.79
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Private Tour, Invergordon – Tain - Dornoch

Private Tour, Invergordon – Tain - Dornoch

This tour is full of beautiful things, just for you!! Our first stop will be at the Shandwick Stone, at over 1,200 years old it is one of the most impressive of Pictish monuments. Soon after departing the Shandwick Stone, we will make a quick stop at the Mermaid of the North, sitting on her rock – named “Clach Dubh” – in the seaboard village of Balintore. Our next stop will be overlooking the Hilton of Cadboll Pictish cross-slab. Having viewed these ancient remains in situ, we will now visit the Tarbat Discovery Centre to learn much more about the Pictish people and why they are so important to Scottish history. We then drive up to the pretty village of Dornoch. We start with a visit to Dornoch Cathedral, built in the 13th century. Finally, Tain, a village with an ancient history which offers numerous attractions. A visit to Glenmorangie, the world’s most famous distillery is a must for any whisky enthusiast. PLEASE NOTE: Walking is involved. MISSING YOU ALREADY!!
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$497.71
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Sutherland
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Sutherland

Enjoy the exclusive attention of your guide on this private tour of north west Sutherland. Soak up the majestic scenery, from tiny fishing villages, to craggy mountains and glittering lochs (lakes) as you make your way to the wild and windy Cape Wrath, the most northwesterly part of Britain. Listen as your guide explains the tragic history of the region's crofters (farmers) and how recent collective action aims to make amends.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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The Glory of Ross
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The Glory of Ross

The Glory of Ross Still very unspoiled and remote, Wester Ross is very often missed from the visitor’s itinerary, possibly through pressure of time. If there is one area of the Highlands that affords different and breathtaking views as another bend of the road unwinds, then it is this spectacular area. Mirrored, majestic mountains, heather hills, tree lined lochs and wildlife abound here.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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Speyside & Badenoch
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Speyside & Badenoch

Speyside & Badenoch The river Spey itself is well known internationally not just for its peaty water, treasured by the distillers, but also for its excellent salmon fishing.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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The Black Isle
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The Black Isle

The Black Isle The Bonnie Black Isle is, on a bright summer’s day, not black. Nor, on any other day is it an island. “Bonnie” (Scots for “beautiful”) however, it assuredly is and it affords the visitor many beautiful views, seascapes, wildlife and places of interest. The “Isle” is in fact a peninsula strategically lying between the broad expanses of two Firths, Moray and Cromarty.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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Full-Day Private Tour in Inverness
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Full-Day Private Tour in Inverness

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Explore Skye and the surrounds on this full-day tour from Inverness, which includes round-trip transportation. Skip the hassle of renting a car or puzzling over directions and just focus on the scenery as your guide takes care of the driving. Stop at multiple area highlights including Lochalsh, Eilean Donan Castle, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, and others while learning about the area's history through in-depth commentary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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Private Historical tour in Inverness
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Private Historical tour in Inverness

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Explore the Highland capital in the company of just your party and guide on this private tour of Inverness that you can tailor to your own interests. Get a in-depth view of the history and culture of the Scottish Highlands from your guide as you travel to such sites as Urquhart Castle, Inverness Cathedral, and the hill where Saint Columba made pilgrimage to the Pictish King, and soak up views of Loch Ness and the Great Glen.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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Highland Titles
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Highland Titles

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Tailor your tour of the Scottish Highlands to your own interests on this private tour from Inverness. In the company of just your party and a guide, see castles, mountains, and the famed Loch Ness as your guide offers in-depth insight into the history and culture of the region. As a lasting souvenir, the company can arrange for to purchase your own plot of land and bestow the title of a Lord, Lady or Laird.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness
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Full-Day Outlander Experience in the Scottish Highlands from Inverness

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$603.75
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Outlander “Oh, aye, Sassenach

Outlander “Oh, aye, Sassenach"

Why ‘Go Highlands’? As a local I love the Highlands as much as I love meeting and showing visitors around our beautiful towns and countryside. I am truly passionate about sharing the culture, history and scenery on offer - which is why I started ‘Go Highlands’ Tours, catering for groups and individuals looking for tours from Inverness and Invergordon. Go Highlands tours have it all – breath-taking scenery, historical landmarks, famous lochs, castles, gardens and distilleries. Every tour will give you a real Scottish Highland experience. Remember to take your camera
 Always a personal tour experience – guaranteed. Tours with that personal touch. Go Highlands only caters for small groups of up to 8 on our tours, which means you always get the absolute best experience.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.79
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