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Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours

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Address: 60 High Street (The Royal Mile), Edinburgh, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)131 558 3738
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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
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Nice driver, long journey

We went on the one Day Trip to Loch Ness. We were surprised that the driver could Tell us so much about the history of Edinburgh and scotland! Even we from germany understood Most... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
amazingAnn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on the one Day Trip to Loch Ness. We were surprised that the driver could Tell us so much about the history of Edinburgh and scotland! Even we from germany understood Most of the things easily! The Tour through the highlands was amazing, we Had great views. But the Destination at fort Augustus, a village at Loch Ness,... More 

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Hello Ann, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the stories told to you by your guide. Sorry you were disappointed with Fort Augustus, Loch Ness is a long way from Edinburgh with the whole trip being around 550kms. Loch Ness is certainly one of the most... More 

Campinas, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond. Don was very professional, courteous, and funny. He began sharing a wealth of information about Edinburgh before we even left the curb. He also chose appropriate music performed by local bands and changed it as the sites we were visiting drew near, while explaining the history behind the music. He also offered... More 

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

Hello Laurie, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your day tour with Don & hearing all his music & stories. We are delighted that you would recommend us and travel with us again, we would be glad to welcome you on board another... More 

london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Hi Andy, ( our guide) We had a great time,beautiful weather all day long ( Snow/ Sunshine) stunning views. We literally fall in love...our guide (Andy) excellent entertainer full of knowledge!! He changed my opinion about the movie Brave Heart! Overall we had a great time and definitely going back with our whole family this time for 7 days trip..... More 

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Hello Mike, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such an excellent review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your day tour with us & that you are thinking of joining our awesome 7 day tour in the future. We look forward to welcoming you on board. Thank you Angela More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Excellent tour! Congratulations to Heather for the trip!! The Scotlad is a beautiful country!! Best regards Davide Raggi

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Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such an excellent review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your day tour with Heather. The Highlands really are stunning at this time of year. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board another of our tours in the future. Thank You Angela More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had great hopes from this tour and our Driver-Mr Sergio who also donned the role of a guide made sure that it met my high expectations. Besides from being an expert driver, he also thoroughly entertained us by narrating us some interesting anecdotes thru'out our journey. The tour itself was an amazing one. We had several breath-taking sceneries along the... More 

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Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a nice review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your day tour to Loch Ness with us. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board another of our tours in the future. Thank You Angela More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Excellent day trip. Breathtaking scenery. Wonderful tour guide Heather. Very informative of facts and the history of the areas themselves. We took our 6 year old daughter along also and this proved an absolute success. This day was a mass of information to be absorbed and a learning delight for all. Beautiful to witness also a child's perspective in awe.... More 

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Hello Lisa, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such an amazing review. I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed your day out with Heather & her stories. It's lovely to hear that you want to return & travel with us again, we would be delighted to welcome you on board another of... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our tour guide, David, was interesting, easy to understand and provided us with stories as we drove between the locations. Our tour was Stirling castle, Loch Lomond and Glengoyne. David also stopped at other notable locations, including at the castle used to film Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Doune Castle), the bridge outside Edinburgh, and other spots to take... More 

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Hello Benjamin, Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. I am glad you enjoyed your day out to Loch Lomond & Stirling Castle. Angela More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

- Good program for day tour - Friendly driver/ guide - Beautiful scenery highland and lake - On time and very efficient

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Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. I am glad to hear that you had a good time on your day tip to Loch Ness with us & enjoyed seeing the gorgeous scenery up in the Highlands of Scotland. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board another of our longer tours... More 

Geldrop, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We had a great time during this trip. The highlands are soooo beautiful and the weather was pretty nice for us. We did have the "four seasons in a day" but nevertheless is was good. Alan was super. We enjoyed his stories very much. If he had been speaking all day, it wouldn't have become boring. Lots of humor and... More 

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Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a great review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Alan, he really is a character. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board another of our tours in the future. Thank you :-) More 

Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I went to highland with my mom to celebrate my graduation. I wasn't disappointed at all. The tour was great. The food is phenomenal. I will use their service again one day if I have the chance to go again. I also just recently recommended my boss to their service.

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Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a great review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board another of our tours in the future. :-) More 

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