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Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours

60 High Street (The Royal Mile), Edinburgh, Scotland (Cowgate)
+44 (0)131 558 3738
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Ranked #41 of 176 Activities in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Our superb selection of tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give... more » Owner description: Our superb selection of tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The tour was excellent. The tour leader, Andy, was absolutely brilliant, although his jokes were really lame. His knowledge of the history and culture seemed extensive (or he could make up a good story). The stop at the Famous Grouse distillery visit was very good with great guides. The day was a bit wet and dreary but the tour made... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This tour was great! Our bus driver Jo was very informative and funny which made a pleasant day out enjoying the Whisky was great, the food was lovely at the pre-supper dinner and the Tattoo was amazing we had such great seats! Highly recommend this tour

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Tour Guide/Bus Driver had researched her knowledge having started with Highland Explorer Tours last March. She was very pleasant and friendly to the Tourists. Whisky Tour was also very good and Tattoo was excellent as always

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Joined the 2N/3D Isle of Skye and Highland tour. Tour is excellent, get to see and hear plenty of the Highland. We stayed both 2 nights in B&B Portree, the host is nice and breakfast is good, but the room is rather small. It's not cheap as well for what we are getting. Also, watch out for the weather (we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This review is for the Highland Explore 3 day tour covering the Highlands of Scotland. I started this tour with a wee bit of scepticism because generally I do not prefer guided tours, but this tour helped change my perception. What made this trip unforgettable was - Heather, our tour guide. Her immaculate knowledge about Scottish history ; when and... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Our tour was amazing, this was our first visit to Edinburgh and we also went with two friends who are residents of Edinburgh, our driver was very informative and also very funny, which kept us entertained. Traveling through the Highlands was beautiful and thoughly enjoyed the Whiskey tour and lunch at the restaurant. The evening supper was very delicious at... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nice tour~Fantastic guide, and good accommodation! This trip has an attraction part, the Harry Potter train. This is brilliant for any Harry Potter fan!

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Should you ever be in Scotland again please do not hesitate to drop by and say hello. Kind Regards Sarah More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This review is for the Highland Explore 5 day tour through Inverness, Oban, Isle of Skye and the Highlands. We (my mother and I) picked the B&B option, and it was excellent - all of the places they had us stay were fantastic accommodations. The scenery was breathtaking (as you'd expect) and the amount of people on the tour (20)... More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time on tour and that you enjoyed the accommodation. Alan certainly is a great guide with a passion for Scotland and we are sure he showed the best this wee country has to offer. Should you ever be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We picked up a one day tour from Inverness to the Isle of Skye. We absolutely loved our tour guide who was very passionate about his country. He did a great job giving us time to get off the bus and take pictures. We stopped throughout the highlands at places such as Loch Ness and The Eileen Dolan Castle. It... More

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Should you ever be in Scotland again please do not hesitate to drop by and say hello. Kind Regards Sarah More

Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

During our 4 nights in Edinburgh (part of our 10 day UK vacation) we debated whether to do the one day bus trip from Edinburgh to Loch Ness. Let's face it; it is a long day (8AM - 5:30PM) on the bus for a one hour boat cruise on Loch Ness. All of the tour companies that offer this one... More

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Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time on tour. The Loch Ness tour certainly is a long tour but it is a great way to see Scotland if you only have one day. Should you ever be in Scotland again please do not hesitate... More

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