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Address: Unit 3, Finstown KW17 2EN, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 01856 761159
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Great day out

Was a great day out and a good way to see all the historical archaeological sites in Orkney if you only have a few days in Orkney. We went on the Megaliths and Mysteries Tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Western Australia, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was a great day out and a good way to see all the historical archaeological sites in Orkney if you only have a few days in Orkney. We went on the Megaliths and Mysteries Tour. Very professionally run.

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Midlothian, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Amazing. Visited Skara Brae, the rings of Brodgar and Stenness. Went to Kirkwall and saw St Magnus cathedral. I took day tour from Inverness to orkney via John O'groats. 14 hours well spent . But you can pick up the bus at John O' Groats or on orkney. Trip ill never forget

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A friend of mine and I flew up to Kirkwall for the day, essentially, to do the tour of the major sites. We could not have been more pleased. First, our flight was delayed for about 3 hours or so, so we got to Kirkwall around 1 instead of 10 am. Susan had been tracking our flight and had Trevor... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I toured with Explore Orkney earlier this year and our driver and guide Trevor was very nice. The tour was intelligently guided, very cordial and well informed. Trevor has a wealth of knowledge on Orkney, the Viking history and the Neolithics.

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Glendale, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This tour was just fantastic! Our guide, Trevor, was gracious and knowledgeable. Not only did we learn about thousands of years of Orcadian history, Trevor also provided us an interesting snapshot of current life in Orkney. It was the highlight of my vacation!

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Waterloo
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My husband & I booked a shore excursion by email with Explore Orkney. Susan was prompt to reply to each email but you do need to follow up when the date gets closer to ensure pick up time & place. Full payment is then done through PayPal and is 70% refundable if the cruise ship can't make it to port... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Our group of 10 had an excellent "Explore Orkney Megaliths and Mysteries" tour. We had no problem tailoring the tour as-we-went to meet our desires. Susan answered my emails with no problems, and she easily accommodated me when I increased the number from 6 to 10 people.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Bookwd a shore tour by email with Susan for August 10, 2014. She was at the dock with a 50 passenger bus for 20 people. It was very comfortable. This was an all day tour that included lunch at a very nice restaurant. We visited The Italian Chapel, Maeshowe, The Standing Stones of Stenness, The Ring of Brodgar, and Skara... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We contacted Explore Orkney Tours by email and Susan was very helpful and recommended a trip that I personally never will forget. She recommended Megaliths & Mysteries. This amazing journey we visited Rennibister Earth House, Ring of Brodgar and the beautiful Skara Brae Neolithic village. This will take your breath away! And the beach next to it was also a... More 

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Tucson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We arranged a shore excursion with Susan. There were some glitches in making the arrangements but she ultimately came through for us with a small van for our party and a fabulous guide, Bob. He was truly an expert on the area and his enthusiasm was contagious. It was a glorious day in a fascinating part of the world. I... More 

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