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Address: Unit 3 Quarry Road, Finstown KW17 2DF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 01856 761159

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We recently stopped in Orkney Islands on our cruise ship and they did not offer the shore excursion we wanted. We contacted Explore Orkney Tours to see if they could meet us off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Martin D
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stopped in Orkney Islands on our cruise ship and they did not offer the shore excursion we wanted. We contacted Explore Orkney Tours to see if they could meet us off the cruise ship (info@exploreorkney.com) and take us to the location we wanted to visit. While organising this we discovered that we could not buy entrance tickets on... More 

Thank Martin D
Alton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour included visits to the Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers, Tomb of the Eagles and Tomb of the Otters. All admissions and lunch were included which made it excellent value for money, particularly as we were the only ones on this tour on this particular day. Our guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Would thoroughly recommend this company to anybody.

Thank tony2ft
Inverness, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We were delighted (and fortunate) to have a personal tour with Kevin while visiting Orkney Islands while on our cruise. His professionalism and knowledge were quite evident in his guidance throughout the day as well as his love for the island he calls home. He became an integral part of our lasting experience of Kirkwall and of our memories. Thank... More 

Thank Mark k
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had Trevor as our tour guide on 6th June.We had a great time; not only was Trevor a happy and informative guide but a great storyteller as well. Depending what you what to learn from a tour ; we wanted to learn not only about the sites Skara Brae, Maes Howe etc but also of the Orcadian people and... More 

Thank wijffelsik
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I feel very sorry for Pamela H, because none of the 8 of us who were guided and driven by Kevin Flett-Susan's Son, would have complained like she did!! It was grand from the start. Kevin was full of information as he took us to the different interesting and beautiful wonders. He informed us about everything and he also allowed... More 

Thank harriet776
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We had an amazing tour with Trevor our guide. Nothing was too much trouble and he added to his excellent knowledge with personal anecdotes. Will never forget everything we saw. Bobby and John

Thank johnkay487
Sparks, Nevada
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Explore Orkney Tour This was our first private tour that had 8 people on our British Isles Cruise. We were unaware in all the communication we had with Susan that 8 people required two people to sit in the front seat with the driver and that our driver/guide would be Trevor not Susan. The van we had was older, windows... More 

1 Thank Pamela H
exploreOrk, Owner at Explore Orkney Tours, responded to this review

We endeavour to try and respond positively to guests remarks to improve our customers experience. A full explanation of the vehicle and carrying capacity was given prior to the tour. The vehicle was cleaned and prepared especially the windows as this is vital for guests to see out of! Trevor was with his guests at all the sites, however some... More 

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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Nine of us American friends spent a recent September day with Susan and Trevor. It was just a wonderful day with them. It is such a fascinating place, and was one of the major highlights of our 23 day adventure. The day was gorgeous, they made everything fun, and they were so easy to be with, couldn't have been better!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Our only regret is that we did not allow more time in the Orkneys. Trevor, our guide, was amazingly knowledgable and his passion for his home (and that of his family for so many generations) was captivating. We were met at the ferry and delivered back there in time for the return sailing to Thurso. In between we visited 5... More 

1 Thank Karen M
Western Australia, Australia
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 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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