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Highland Explorer Tours

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Address: (The Royal Mile) 60 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, Scotland
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+44 131 558 3738
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Our superb selection of cultural, scenic and culinary tours are specially...

Our superb selection of cultural, scenic and culinary tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country and finest Scottish produce. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland. These tours whisk you through the most essential sights of Scotland and include award-winning samples of Scottish food and drink. It’s the most appetising way to experience Scotland in a day.

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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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Whisky and Highland Waterfalls Day Trip from Edinburgh
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The guide was very nice and involved in his job, and the landscape beautiful, although I would have appreciated to get out of the bus more to walk in the highlands. It was a looot... read more

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Grenoble, France
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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The guide was very nice and involved in his job, and the landscape beautiful, although I would have appreciated to get out of the bus more to walk in the highlands. It was a looot of bus, but we see very well through the windows and can appreciate the beauty. I don't think I would do it twice but it... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very organised and friendly guys. Jemy kept us entertained through out the tour with all info about the place we visited/ passed through and with good music.His driving was very comfortable.

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ExplorerTeam, Public Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review and we are very happy to hear you had such a good time on your tour with Jamie. Happy travels. Thanks again, Jamie (Shamrocker Adventures) More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a great time, also because of the driver/guide Jaimy. He told us during the long drive great story's about schotland.

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ExplorerTeam, Public Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this review

Hi Nadine, We're delighted to hear you such a great time and that you enjoyed all the stories that Jamie told you. Thank you for your lovely review. Jamie (Shamrocker Adventures) More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

By far one of my favorite things I did while visiting Edinburgh! The tour leaves by a nice motor coach (I suggest sitting in the left side for the first part of the trip for the best views) and the sandwich lunch is a nice inclusion. Our guide Yvonne was bright, funny, and immensely knowledgeable on the history of the... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great tour specially thanks to Jaimy who was very funny and gave lots of interesting information. Must do!

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ExplorerTeam, Public Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ed, Thank you very much for your words on the tour and on your guide Jamie. We're extremely pleased to hear that you had such a good time. Thanks again, Jamie (Shamrocker Adventures) More 

Edmonton, AB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the 3 day highland tour with Dave this past weekend. It was seriously awesome. Dave was super knowledgable, really personable, accommodating, and just overall a fantastic guide to have. We learned a ton and saw some AMAZING scenery. It was well organized and B&B accommodation was great. I don't have any complaints at all. Would recommend to anyone... More 

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Hi Allison, Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We're delighted to hear you had such a great time with Dave and on the tour. Thanks again, Jamie. More 

Port Orchard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't hesitate, book this now. Best tour I've ever been on. The weather was perfect so the views were breath-taking. Dave was extremely friendly and knowledgeable.

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Hi Eric, Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that this tour was the best tour you've ever been on and that you had a great tour with Dave. Thanks again, Jamie. More 

Lyon, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in the Loch Ness Explorer Tour. Very beautiful view and everything, thé stories told by the guide were interesting but it is bus all along.. (12 hours). It would have been great to walk into the Highlands, take pictures and not see things through a window.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A visit to the Isle of Skye in March, weather must be bad, wrong got Sun burnt. Davey our guide was a full time laugh and what we don't know about Scottish history and especially the Jacobean rising does need to be known. A great group and would recommend the Rosebank B B Porteree .

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this review

Hi Jim, The Scottish sun really is like no other. Thank you for your review and we are delighted to hear that you had great group and a great time with your guide Dave. Thanks again, Jamie. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We travelled on the Loch Ness day trip and it was wonderful. The day is filled with stunning scenery and you learn a huge amount about Scotland. The staff in the morning were very nice as well, thank you Mahri and colleagues. We will definitely recommend this company.

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this review

Hi there Pandy, Thank you for your lovely review and your kind words about Mahri and the rest of the staff at the office. We are very happy to hear that you had such a good time. Thank you also for taking the time to post the review. Jamie. More 

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