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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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Everything was enjoyable

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Castellon de la Plana, Spain
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Castellon de la Plana, Spain
2 reviews
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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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

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
1 review
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 

Sóller, España
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Had an excellent trip today exploring some of Scotlands best examples of Whisky, Castles and Lochs. Perfect way to spend the chilly but dry day in December. Was made extra special by our tour guide Mark who had a vast knowledge of local history and delivered it in an easy to understand, comical fashion. Spot on! Was actually a christmas... More 

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Blumenau, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

For brazilians, as me and my family, the scenery is so amazing and unexpected. Staf was kind and the bus very comfortable. 8 hours look like 3, because our driver Jammie has told so many interesting stories and Scottish legends ...

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

Hi there, Thanks very much for your great review of Jamie's day tour. I am glad to hear you loved all the beautiful scenery and Jamie's stories! We'd love to take you on a tour again in the future if you ever return. Kind regards, Kyle More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Really Enjoyable day trip taking in Stirling Castle, Lochlomond, and Glengoyne distillery. Tour guide/bus driver Iain made the tour very enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Used the student rate and the additional £5 off which was a great deal. Had some trouble ordering tickets on the website but was able to easily book them over the phone. Our guide was very knowledgeable and brought us to lots of secret gems of the Highlands. We were blessed with great weather and the cruise on Loch Ness... More 

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

Hi there, Thanks very much for taking the time to review our Loch Ness day tour. Glad you enjoyed your day out with us. Kind regards, Kyle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Sunday, November 29 , we went on the Loch Ness day trip, very early as you have to because the bus trip is really long ( but so worthwhile) our tourguide was Andy (Andrew Cowan) he was absolutely brilliant. The passion and love that this guy shows for his ' wee bonnie Scotland' makes me jealous of not being a... More 

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

Hi Milo, Thank you very much for your brilliant review of our Loch Ness Explorer tour. I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the day, both the fantastic scenery that we show you but also Andy's stories. We'd love to take you on another of our longer trips in the future! Kind regards, Kyle More 

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