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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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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

I really liked the Loch Lomond tour, was a fun way to see a little bit of Scotland. Graham was an excellent guide, very informative, and very keen to provide entertainment, be it in the form of tales, anecdotes or even just some Scottish tunes,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was a bit sceptical about this, 12 hours is a lot and can be really demanding. Turned out as one of the most interesting days in Scotland for us, mostly thanks to Kenny, our guide. Learnt a lot, amazing scenery all the time returned...More

Thank Carmel G
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your comment. I am glad you had a nice day and you enjoyed having Kenny as a driver. It is good to read you learned and saw amazing places in Scotland. Kind regards, Kim

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great trip! We spent the day in Sterling and surroundings: everything has been well organized; professional driver/guide, very interesting places to visit.

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to rate us. I am glad you enjoyed your day in Stirling. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Kim

Reviewed 3 days ago

I chose the St.Andrews tour with high tea option on the menu. As I completed the information on succeeding web pages, I also clicked on "tour only". This apparently canceled the high tea option and set me up for only the tour. The confirming email...More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, I am very sorry to hear your disappointment. We will pass your comment to our IT team. I hope you still enjoyed your day in St-Andrews. Kind regards, Kim

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second time on this tour, as the last time we went during the winter, so we wanted to see what it would be like during the summer. The tour was amazing to say the least, and the tour guide (Gill) was excellent....More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, I am very glad you came back to try the tour during summer. It is great you enjoyed your guide Gillian. Thank you for your nice comment. Kind regards, Kim

Reviewed 4 days ago

Firstly Sinclair our coach driver & tour guide was fab - I could not fault him at all! I had a fantastic time with my son visiting all around the highlands and the isle of Skye but, I do admit that maybe he was a...More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Stephanie, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your tour with Sinclair. I am so pleased to hear that your fellow passengers were all very friendly and that Sinclair's stories were so interesting - especially for your son. The scenery...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Exceptional trip and guide Sinclair He told us a lot of legends and stories that brightened up even DRICH rainy days. Brilliant talker and key to the understanding of beautiful Scottish landscape. Good bed and breakfast too ! You can't miss this three -day trip...More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Cristina, Thank you for a lovely review of your 3 day tour to the Isle of Skye. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time with Sinclair as your guide and that his stories made the trip even more interesting. I'm glad...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Ben was a great guide. Fun, friendly and informative. We had a beautiful day visiting the Kelpies, Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle. Fantastic trip to escape the city and get a taste of what Scotland has to offerMore

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for a great review of your day tour to Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies. I am so pleased that you found this tour was a great introduction to Scotland and that Ben was a very friendly and informative guide....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Bus was bigger than I had thought. First day was long and too many short stops. Lots of tourists on roads so not able to see much at the stops. Our driver seemed to think he had to talk all the time which was very...More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Florence, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your tour to the Isle of Skye. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed the beautiful scenery and your guide's knowledge. The train journey is often a highlight for many passengers. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My 16 year old son and I had a great time on our tour...and our guide (Ben) was a hoot! A good time was had by all. Ben was a pleasure and delight, the scenery was beautiful, and the whiskey tour was fantastic.

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Thank Melissa T
ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Melissa, thank you very much for your nice review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you on tour some time again soon! Best regards, Charline

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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
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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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