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I am fully qualified STGA Green Badge guide. See the sites of Orkney in comfort in my 8 seat Mercedes minibus. Create your own itinerary or choose one of my suggested tours. We live it, You'll love it!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

David was an excellent host. He showed us exactly what we wanted to see with a cheerful and knowledgeable manner. He met us from our cruise ship and made sure we were back at the right time. He said he always makes plans for his...More

Thank Lucy297
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an amazing 5 hrs with David on a tour of Orkey. David is polite, knowledgeable and extremely accommodating, even offering the extras of bottles water, granola bars and Orkney fudge. We were two couples and this tour was the highlight of our British...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour with Red on 19 July 2018. Red was an excellent tour guide. We took several private tours on this trip and had a lot of great tour guides but Red was probably the most knowledgeable and organized of them all. He...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

David was very knowledgeable, friendly and polite. Modern comfortable vehicle with water and snacks. Our 4 hour tour was done in order to maximise impact or the historical sites. Great commentary without unnecessary speculation. Highly recommend AAAAAAAA.

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I’m glad you enjoyed the commentary, and really interesting to find that you didn’t think there was any unnecessary speculation. I had hoped that was the case, but nice to actually find out!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I normally do not use tour guides, but my son and I decided to try using a guide for Orkney island. We could not have been more pleased with the day and a half we spent with David. He was personable and extremely knowledgeable, and...More

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. It was a pleasure to show you both around, and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time here. We are spoiled for great local produce, so it is easy to recommend somewhere...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There could not have been a more knowledgeable and personable tour guide than David. Far exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed ourselves immensely! Looking forward to touring with David again!

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. I am sure that Orkney far exceeds many peoples expectations, and it is always a pleasure to be able to share this beautiful island with our visitors.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined a tour of Orkney Island along with 2 other couples during our port stop in Kirkwall. David took us on a fantastic tour of the island, showing us all the historic sites and giving us so much interesting information about the island and...More

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your tour. It is really nice when groups can arrange themselves and come along to see the sights. I have decided that I won't ask for a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see all the major sights to see from kirkwall, then this is definitely the tour to do. It was extremely easy to arrange and David replied to all emails by return. David met us (early)from out cruise ship and had arranged...More

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your day in Orkney, and that I managed to answer all of your questions, even the weird ones!

Reviewed September 5, 2018

David is a fantastic guide. He is knowledgeable and engaging. His tours are informative and well-paced. He even went the extra mile to help our son get the fish he had caught packaged for transport back to Edinburgh. David's knowledge of the area and its...More

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It was a pleasure to spend time with you and your family, and it was a privilege to show you my home island. I hope the fish tasted good, and I hope your chair is...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

David is a wonderful tour guide. The tour he arranged for us was absolutely fabulous, from his knowledge of his home, and his willingness to pass on as much of this as possible to us, it was a very special day and one of the...More

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David H, Owner at Red's Orkney Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is a privilege to live here, and a pleasure to show people some of the wonderful sites that are right on our doorstep. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your time exploring Orkney.

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TrangieAdmin
August 15, 2018|
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Response from David H | Property representative |
Hi Deb. I currently have availability on the 18th & 19th September. Can you message me through the contact page at my website at Red's Orkney Tours to discuss further? Best Regards, David.
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Sheilahhq
June 24, 2018|
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Hi. I’m very sorry, but I am fully booked on July 11th. Please try the Orkney Tourist Guides Association to see if they can help you. Best Regards, David.
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Kristin S
June 20, 2018|
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Hi Kristin. I’m very sorry, but I’m already booked on that day. Please try the Orkney Tourist Guides Association to see if they can help you. Best Regards, David.
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