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Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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Enjoy a day trip exploring Isle of Skye in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus that seats up to 8 people. Relax as your professional, Scottish, kilted tour guide takes you on a journey through Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Old Man of Storr and much more. Eat a 1-hour lunch in Portree (own expense). Take home precious memories on this small-group tour that is limited to 8 people for a more personalized experience.
  • Explore the Isle of Skye in comfort by air-conditioned bus with your guide
  • Easily reach remote attractions including Eilean Donan Castle and Portree
  • Enjoy free time to explore the island’s top sights on foot at your leisure
  • Small-group tour (eight people) ensures personal attention from your guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Inverness, board your air-conditioned bus, and head into the Scottish Highlands to begin your full-day tour. Pass top attractions including Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle while your guide sheds light on Scotland’s colorful history. Explore the Five Sisters of Kintail and 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle, then cross the sea to the remote, beautiful Isle of Skye. Drive through the Cuillin range and admire sweeping views over the rugged countryside. After a seafood lunch (own expense) in Portree, explore the town and learn about the volcanic activity that formed the region’s rocky features including the Old Man of Storr and the Quiraing. At Kilt Rock, gaze across to the Torridon hills and admire the mighty rock pillars and waterfalls for which the area is known.  Enjoy free time in the pretty village of Kyle of Lochalsh before returning in comfort to Inverness, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
7 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NF, UK
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Professional driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (own expense)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to Urquhart Castle
  • Entrance to Eilean Donan Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Operates in all weather conditions, dress comfortably
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult (ages 6-17)
  • Due to the duration of this tour, not recommended for children under 6 years of age
  • Slightly uneven terrain, which is approximately 1 kilometer in total and will be over several tour stops. The longest walk is 300 meters
  • Not wheelchair accessible; some locations are not wheelchair accessible
  • Booster seats are available upon request
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thank you to Robert our tour guide. If this is Roberts’ boss reading this then I’d like to confirm what you already know, Robert is your best employee. He was informative, caring and kept everyone engaged. Please let him know that a Georgia Overdrive is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MikefromMississauga
Reviewed today via mobile

The tour was the perfect overview of the Isle of Skye. Wullie, our driver and guide, was great. He was a safe and patient driver. He was informative and entertaining. In addition Wullie was sensitive to the interests of the group. His recommendations were spot...More

Thank dorothyv192
Reviewed today

The guide was awesome and careful, I'm not sure how he survived wearing a kilt in those windy and rainy conditions. The tour itself was really good. In case you go with young children, I strongly invite you to check current wind condition, because it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank thibver
Reviewed yesterday

Our Happy tours to Skye was with Bryan in September 2019. You should be so lucky to have him as your guide. History and Humor. It’s a long day and long drive, yet Bryan made it almost seem too brief with his extensive knowledge and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank D S
maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your great review of the tour you took with Bryan. We are very pleased you enjoyed yourself so much. We agree that Portree can be quite busy, it's outwith our control at this busy time of year. The tour is...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent day-long tour. Our guide, John, was friendly and knowledgeable. He helped me pick out a couple of bottles of nice, Scottish Whiskey! The highlands were stunningly beautiful, and John was able to deliver “local color” during our trip. I recommend the tour very highly!More

Date of experience: September 2019
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maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks so much for the great review of your tour with John. I hope you think back on your excellent day as you sip your whisky recommended by John. We are very lucky to live in such a beautiful area and we love when our...More

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14 September 2019|
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Response from maninthekilt1 | Property representative |
The fairy pools can be included in the tour if you wish to book a private tour.
12 September 2019|
Response from maninthekilt1 | Property representative |
HI there Yes we certainly do have private tours for two people. Just head over to our Happy Tours Scotland webpage to see all our information. Look forward to hearing from you
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