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Ness Bus

304 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
+44 131 212 5033
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The Loch Ness Day Tour Specialists. Scotland's ONLY Loch Ness, Glencoe and Whisky Distillery day tour from Edinburgh. We also offer day trips to Stirling Castle and the Trossachs, as well as 3-day trips to Inverness & the Isle of Skye. Private/Bespoke Group Tours can be arranged on request. Convenient city centre departure point. Love it, or get it FREE Satisfaction Guarantee!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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304 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was not my first choice, I only booked it because the one I wanted was full. However, I am thrilled that we were on this tour! First off, our driver and guide, Marty was fantastic.... lots of stories, music, and history was provided...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had an amazing trip throughout a breathtaking scenary all the way from Edinburgh to the Lock Ness. I highly recommend this trip if you only have a few days to spare in Scotland and want to see the best of its landscape and fine...More

Thank Douglas N
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Douglas, Thank you for taking the time out to write a review after your time on tour. It is fantastic to know you had an amazing time exploring the Scottish Highlands with your guide Marty. I am pleased you enjoyed his knowledge, entertaining sense...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great time on this tour, loved hearing the stories and history along the way and the views were amazing.

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Thank sarahgreenlaw243
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi sarahgreenlaw243, Thank you for the review! It is awesome to hear you had such a great time on tour learning more of the stories and history of Scotland. See you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great tour! Picked us up in Edinburgh, stopped at a distillery, monuments, wonderful views for pictures, all while explaining everything in incredible detail. Michael is an awesome guide. We learned so much and took so many pictures though the highlands. Finally ending...More

Thank lvnourlife
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi lvnourlife, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear you learnt a lot from the tour and really enjoyed your time exoloring the Scottish Highlands. It is a full day tour however Edinburgh is quite a distance...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth every penny! Our guide Michael was super authentic (wearing his kilt), funny and he had so many stories and about the history! A very interesting and beautiful day :) Can’t recommend them enough!

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Thank Malene C
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Malene, Thank you for the review after your time on tour. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the tour with Michael as your guide exploring the Scottish Highlands. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an awesome trip . Driver was great . Got to see a lot . Well worth it especially if you are only on a short visit . Best way to see a lot In one day

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Thank Carolanne C
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Carolanne, Thank you for the review. It is great to hear you had an awesome trip seeing the Scottish Highlands. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very long day but it has to be travelling from Edinburgh up to the High Lands. The guide provided us with lots of information about history … and about his personal life! We played games and did a "busaoke", a bus version of...More

Thank Annabelle D
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Annabelle, Thank you for the review! I am happy to hear you had a great time in the Scottish Highlands with your guide entertaining you with stories, tales and culture. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for the one day highland tour with my husband. This was my first time to Scotland .. and my experience was awesome . Our driver and guide was very interactive and entertaining. He also played some great music for us. The tour started...More

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Thank priyankatara
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Lauren K, Guest Relations Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi priyankatara, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is wonderful to know your first experience through Scotland was awesome with us on tour. I am pleased the tour was entertaining and informative for you whilst you made the most of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would prefer a better coach for traveling to the lock ness beacuse the trip was for 13 hours and was a little bit unconfortableMore

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Thank aiyan8212002
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Russell S, Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi aiyan8212002, Thank you for the review. All of our coaches are quite new, we test every single seat on the coach before we send it out on any tours to ensure the comfort level is high. Although the coach is spacious, we do prefer...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was worth the money spent as the tour was long and covered quite a bit of distance. The tour guide was very friendly and flexible. Definitely recommend it to others.

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Thank Saadkarsaz
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Russell S, Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Saadkarsaz, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the tour and felt it was worth the money. See you again soon and thank you for the recommendations.

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tripleh2018
7 March 2018|
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Response from Kyle B | Property representative |
60-minute Boat trip with Cruise Loch Ness – Adults/Students – £13.50, Children – £8.50 (Exclusive Ness Bus discount – Book/Pay on the day of tour)
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tlmcallister
22 April 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
No but we stop every couple of hours where bathrooms are available. I believe only the only company that has toilet facilities on any of their vehicles are 'Grayline Tours', and this is limited to only certain vehicles in... More
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