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Orkney Archaeology Tours - Private tours

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Address: Kirkwall, Scotland
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Description: Orkney Archaeology Tours offer all-inclusive small group holidays, private...
Orkney Archaeology Tours offer all-inclusive small group holidays, private tours and day tours led by professional archaeologists who are also accredited green badge Orkney Tourist Guides.
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Fascinating and well organized tour

We just finished the 6 day Archeology tour and had a fantastic time. Caz, our tour guide for the week, was very knowledgeable, organized, and experienced. She answered all sorts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We just finished the 6 day Archeology tour and had a fantastic time. Caz, our tour guide for the week, was very knowledgeable, organized, and experienced. She answered all sorts of questions - not only about the sites, but other tidbits of information about the Orkenys, while we were traveling from site to site. The sites ranged from Neolithic to... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I highly recommend this fantastic tour. Caz our guide shared her extensive archaeological and local knowledge with the group. The tour was well planned with an interesting itinerary and well chosen lunch venues during the day. I was happy with the accommodation and enjoyed the food and company of the other members of the group at the hotel each evening.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were provided with excellent information about the coming week upon checking in to the hotel. The tour covered high profile sites we knew about from television as well as many amazing places we had never heard of. Windproof, waterproof, warm clothing is a must. As very senior citizens we were well cared for and had no problems accessing the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Orkney Archaeology Tours provided an extremely well organised tour which catered to a variety of knowledge and tastes. Despite the mixed weather (thanks to forewarning on sensible clothing) we had a grand time, visited fascinating sites, enjoyed a variety of land- (and sea-)scapes, met interesting like-minded folk and ate lots of wonderful home-made cake! Great touring vehicle that offers good... More 

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A great holiday. Efficient, helpful information beforehand gave me high hopes, which were fully justified. Wonderful guide, very professional, so full of information about all the sites and telling us about life on Orkney. The hotel and places where we had lunch did us well. Caz paced it for those of us of mature age, and looked after us with... More 

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mansfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We just completed an archaeology tour with our guide Cas. The 6 day tour was excellent with a combination of archaeology and local history on numerous islands. I could not recommend it more.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Orkney Archaeology Tours are extremely well organised and very professional. The pre-holiday information is very helpful: do take the advice given and go equipped with hat, scarf and gloves as well as waterproof clothing. Extra things like knee pads and hard hats are handed out as necessary. The daily program was varied and well timed: we saw everything promised. Caz,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

In May 2015 I took the one week tour of many of Orkney's archaeological sites with Orkney Archaeological Tours and with Dave as our Archaeologist/guide. It was a wonderful and interesting tour and was well planned in order for us to see and experience as much as possible in that week from ancient times through to the importance of the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were part of a tour group in mid-May 2015 and has a great tour. Caz was one of the best guides we’ve had anywhere in the world and her range of knowledge of Orkney is amazing. She picked key sites for us to visit and gave us a range of all the sites in Orkney. The tour size (maximum... More 

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Dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This was an outstanding tour taking in the very best of Orkney’s archaeological sites. Caz brought these bygone times to life with her in-depth knowledge and love of early history. The itinerary was varied, well organised and thoughtfully put together; it was a thoroughly enjoyable week.

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Address: Kirkwall, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall

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