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Ness Bus

Edinburgh EH6 5NP, Scotland
+44 131 212 5033
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The Loch Ness Day Tour Specialists. Visit Glencoe and the Highlands from Edinburgh. Also offer day trips to Loch Lomond, and 3-day trips to Inverness & the Isle of Skye. Love it, or get it FREE Satisfaction Guarantee! Choose from a selection of 4 Edinburgh departure points, and a covered by a 100% satisfaction guarantee, or your money back, for all of our guests. Private/Bespoke Group Tours on request.
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Edinburgh EH6 5NP, Scotland
+44 131 212 5033
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Reviewed today

Overall the trip was good, there were songs, stories, and comfortable seats, we got to loch Ness pretty fast, I recommend it

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great guide, quality time and lots of fun. The trip is long but worths every second spent. Ryan, our guide, had huge knowledge about absolutely everything about our trip and general Scottish history. We definitely recommend this day tour.

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Reviewed yesterday

Brian is the best tour guide! He kept everyone engaged for the entirety of the 12 hour tour which I was impressed by. His knowledge of historical Scotland exceeded everyone's expectations but more importantly, he was really fun and personable. The tour itself is profoundly...More

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Thank hilaryhyatt
Reviewed yesterday

Great tour with Brian! He made two extra stops on the way back so we could get more pictures, had the whole bus song happy birthday to my friend, and even made sure we made our boat tour of Loch Ness despite some unfortunate traffic...More

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Thank Lily W
Reviewed yesterday

Good service and beautiful scenery. We went all around the Scottish Highlands and stopped at a cute town for lunch.

Thank ulyanaero
Reviewed yesterday

This day trip to the highlands and loch ness was an amazing way to see more of scotland than I would've otherwise. Our guide Brian was fantastic, perfect amount of history, humor, and fun. The sights were phenomenal and the entire day flew by. Would...More

Thank hadleyward5
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour was without a doubt the highlight of our trip to Edinburgh, our tour guide Graham was hilarious and made sure everyone had a fantastic time. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking and getting to know more about Scottish culture and history was very interesting....More

Thank Sive M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The guide was the funniest person I’ve ever met he was fantastic. Keeping our tour entertaining aswell as giving us great information about the history and places we visited. I would highly recommend this tour to my Australian friends aswell as the rest of the...More

Thank kkis94
Reviewed 3 days ago

I just found the Ness Bus brochure I kept from our trip to Scotland and I showed it to my 12 year old. He laughed and said, "Mark is a legend. So funny...." :-) We can't hear "500 Miles" by the Proclaimers without smiling and...More

Thank SusanfromtheSouth
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and i had a really great time on the tour!! Brian had clearly thought it out to pack in as much scottish culture and interaction as possible so it was all very inclusive. lochness is amazing in itself, and so were all the...More

Thank colourmehues
Russell S, Manager at Ness Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Huey Hien O, Thank you for the review. It is great to know you enjoyed the tour with Brain as your guide, I am pleased you felt he was well organised and knowledgeable. See you again soon!

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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
29 January 2017|
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Response from Samovi | Reviewed this property |
We asked this question to our guide as well... he said, in order to accommodate to arriving to Loch Ness on time to catch the boat ride, we had to skip it but we were able to see it from afar over the river Teith bridge very... More
17 January 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Property representative |
Very unlikely given the unseasonably warm weather we're having at the moment!