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Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours

Address: 60 High Street (The Royal Mile), Edinburgh, Scotland (Cowgate)
Phone Number: +44 (0)131 558 3738
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Ranked #36 of 134 Sightseeing Tours in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

It was the first time for us to arrange a tour like this and we had a great experience. We booked our tickets online for the 1 day visit to Loch Ness and decided to book it with Highland Explorer Tours because of all the nice reviews. We were not sure at the beginning as we are not used to... More 

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

Hello, 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 Loch Ness Day Tour with Scot, I will pass this on to him. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board one of our longer tours in the future. :-) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

100% recommendable!! We were lucky and enjoyed a sunny day in the highlands. The driver and guide tour was the best, she informed us about everything in a funny way. Looking forward to enjoying for other tour.

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Hi Rachel, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a great review of your tour. We'd love to see you on the road again in the future! Kind regards, Kyle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This was the third time in a year I have done the loch ness explorer trip through highland explorer tours and each time it gets better! The stunning scenery of the Highlands keeps drawing me back.What really made the trip for me this time was our driver and tour guide Don. His great sense of humour and friendly manner gave... More 

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Hello Carl, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. I am happy to hear that have travelled with us before and you enjoyed your Loch Ness Day tour with Don. This is a great time of year to check out the Highlands. Hopefully we will get to welcome you on board one... More 

Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The trip is nice, our bus driver was a funny guy telling all the histories throughout the way. The bus stops in many beautiful sites to take pictures, coffee, souvenirs, etc. We got promotional prices in January 2015, because we went in the store to buy the tickets. Just make sure you check the weather conditions before you book your... More 

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Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. I'm afraid the weather is Scotland is pretty unpredictable, even in the summer but I'm glad you still go to see some of Scotlands beautiful scenery. :-) More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This was a really great day tour. Probably the thing that made it so enjoyable was our guide Katie. She was amazing as our driver AND tour guide and made it fantastic. She knew so much and was able to explain things in such an interesting way (which is a pretty amazing skill considering the amount of Scottish history we... More 

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Hello, Thanks very much for your great review of Katie's Loch Ness Explorer! We're glad to hear how impressed you were with her stories and historical knowledge and we'll pass on your thanks. Hopefully see you on the road again in the future! All the best, Kyle More 

Castellon de la Plana, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice trip, funny driver, great sights. Its a really long trip bit its worthy. We recommend it absolutely

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Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our tour. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed yourself! Kind regards, Kyle More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a wonderful day trip & were very impressed and happy with our guide Jamie. Considering we visited in winter with minimal hours of daylight, we managed to cover lots of k's. We opted not to do the Loch Ness cruise due to the weather, and instead spent our hour & a half in the village of Fort Augustus.... More 

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

Hi Lani_Traveller, Thanks very much for taking the time out to review our Loch Ness Explorer tour. I'm glad to hear you had a great time on the road with Jamie and that you enjoyed all of the stops! We'd love to have you again if you are ever back in Scotland and fancy a longer tour. :) Thinking about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This review is for the day tour of Stirling Castle & Loch Lomond. I'd rate this as Good (unfortunately, Trip Advisor only has an Average and a Very Good rating) - a lot of places were covered, and a reasonable amount of time was given to appreciate many of them. The places where we did linger for a while -... More 

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Hi Jamie, Thanks for taking the time to review our Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond tour. As you say this is a great wee taster tour of the Trossachs national park and Stirling which hopefully gives you a great idea of some places you'd like to visit for longer. If you are ever back in Edinburgh for a longer period... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I recently went for a day tour to the Highlands and Loch Ness, my friend and I enjoyed it a lot! The tourguide/ driver was so good! The way he delivered Scotland's history was so entertaining and I especially liked how he put in his own personal touch in it. He truly enjoyed doing what he's doing and is really... More 

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Hi KohJolynn, Thank you very much for your kind review of our Loch Ness Explorer tour. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your day out with us so much. Best wishes, Kyle More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I recently did a day tour to the highlands and Loch ness and i thoroughly enjoyed it. The drive was beautiful. I saw so much in just one day. It was good value for money and the tour guide Scott was awesome! A true Scotsman, he had so much knowledge about the area and was very entertaining. I highly recommend... More 

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

Hi Jessica, Thanks very much for your great review of Scot's Loch Ness Explorer tour. If you're ever in Edinburgh again we'd love to take you on a longer tour. Kind regards, Kyle More 

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