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Address: Inverness IV2 3EB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 7828 154683
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LOCAL TOUR

Fully guided tours around the local attractions in the...

LOCAL TOUR

Fully guided tours around the local attractions in the Highlands.

We will visit Loch Ness + Urquhart Castle, Glen Ord Distillery, Chanonry Point (dolphins& seals), Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.

WHISKY & BREWERY TOURS

Fully guided tours around the Distilleries & Breweries around the Highlands and Speyside.

ISLE OF SKYE TOUR

A tour around one of the most beautiful Islands anywhere in the world.

We will visit Loch ness + Urquhart Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Portree, Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, the Quiraing and more . . .

FREEDOM TOURS

These are bespoke tours to suit you and your group.

Contact the Man in the Kilt to help you put your tour together.

HISTORICAL, CRIME & PUNISHMENT WALKING TOURS

Castle, Murders, Cathedral, Hangings, Dunbars Hospital, Executions and much more....

Available only on request with "The Man in the Kilt" from the Tourist Information Steps

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Very enjoyable..a highlight of our trip!

My husband and I enjoyed a tour of the Highlands with John from Happy Tours. So well versed in Scottish tales and history I advise anyone taking a tour with John to be prepared to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Deborah446
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Be'er Sheva, Israel

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Be'er Sheva, Israel
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed a tour of the Highlands with John from Happy Tours. So well versed in Scottish tales and history I advise anyone taking a tour with John to be prepared to jot notes. My one desire was to see the Eileen Donan castle, and although this wasn't specifically part of the tour John allowed extra time... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

With only a few short days in Inverness, we wanted to visit at least 1 or 2 whiskey distilleries but they all seemed to be far away and difficult to find (with my limited driving experience in Scotland). The hotel desk came to our rescue by suggesting we hire "The man in the kilt", Cameron of Happy Tours. We met... More 

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Thank totandem89
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi totandem89, Thank you so much for this incredible review of your Happy Tours experience, John and Cameron had a fantastic time with you. Our tour guides are so knowledgeable and this was reflected in your lovely review. We understand that clients needs differ and try to accommodate everyone to have the best experience they can. We trust that you... More 

Peniche, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I use happy tour for almost all my trips and paper work in vietnam! Johnny speak fluent english, he knows what is doing and is a honest guy!

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amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi joao211285, Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to seeing you again in the future :) More 

San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I booked a private tour for just my husband and I with Happy Tours. We spent day with John "Chon" McGillivray Coleman and would ask for him again by name. We had an awesome day! We visited the Mealt Falls at Kilt Rock, Old Man of Storr, Quirang (which was not on the "top" my list but should have been!),... More 

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1 Thank Mimler4
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hello Mimler4, Firstly, John is absolutely thrilled with your review and lovely words, as are the rest of the team. We are so proud of our tour guides and the work they do to ensure guests receive the best customer interaction. We are delighted to be able to help you create memories of your stay in the Highlands. We wish... More 

Winnipeg
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Isle of Skye tour, long day but well worth it. Our guide Jon was really nice with a wealth of knowledge on history, geography, etc. Had a great time! Saw a lot of sights! Stops were short and few and far between but necessary to see entire agenda but still very accommodating to our needs. Saw Loch Ness, castles, battlefields,... More 

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Thank ramblinmanWinnipeg
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hello ramblinmanWinnipeg, Wow, thank you so much for your kind review of our Isle of Skye Tour. We were delighted to be able to accommodate your travel needs and wishes. We love to share these reviews with the rest of the team as they work so hard to give each guest a personal touch on each tour. We wish you... More 

Fox Island, Washington
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

No tours compare with Cameron's Happy Tours. Hands down the best drivers with a depth of knowledge that transcends centuries of Scottish history. John, Roger and Andrea were spectacular in the way they taught us about Scottish Highlands history. From the Culloden Battlefield to the Isle of Skye and the Kilt Rocks and on to the Glen Morangie and Glen... More 

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1 Thank paulimo
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi paulimo, Thank you very much for your kind review, we love sharing these with the team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour of the Scottish Highlands and it was made even more memorable that we managed to find you family Scottish Castle. We love to go the extra mile for our visitors and your feedback reflects this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I booked the Outlander Tour with Happy Tours and it was awesome! Very interesting things to see, not only for Outlander fans! Our guide John was very friendly and funny and provided us with lots of information about the several historical places we went to. He was endeavour to make sure we had a good time and everybody would feel... More 

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2 Thank Frigga v
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Frigga v, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the tour and will pass your compliments on to John. Thanks again and we wish you safe onward travels. From the Team at Happy Tours :) More 

Port Moody, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Yes, we give a 5 star to a tour cancelled...why? Well Cameron, the principal, informed us that we were the only two he had for the day and that it was not feasible to do a tour. However, he immediately offered an alternative - a private tour with one of his "guides' (more later on the "guide"). What transpired was... More 

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Thank Ian B
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ian, It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your wife and are thrilled that you enjoyed this private tour. We always aim to exceed customers expectations and this is made even more enjoyable with receptive customers such as you both. We would be delighted to welcome you both back for another tour in the future. Thank you... More 

Richmond
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

John gave us one of the best days I've ever had with his storytelling style, sense of humor, and vast knowledge of the area, Scottish history, and the Battle of Culloden. The fact that it was a small tour--4 people--made it more enjoyable, and we covered many aspects of the story that we have all come to love: standing stones,... More 

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1 Thank Linda M
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Linda. Thank you for your kind review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed the journey through Scotland's rich history. Our guides pride themselves on their vast knowledge and passion for Scotland's historical heritage. It was our absolute pleasure to take you on our tour and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

A tour is always a matter of careful selection when on a holiday especially when your in a different country.. Information centers provide you with multitude of options but ultimately the choice is yours. Having selected happy tours our journey started with looking for the man in a kilt at the steps of the information center. A not so difficult... More 

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amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Zenobia, We are so thrilled that you chose us to take you on a tour of the Scottish Highlands. Cameron and Roger are proud of their Scottish heritage and love wearing their kilts on the tours. We are delighted that you have made some fond memories in the Highlands with our historical tour. Wishing you a safe and happy... More 

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