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John O'Groats Ferries

John O'Groats Pier, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
+44 1955 611353
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Summer passenger ferry from John O'Groats to Orkney Islands every day starting 1 May to 30 September each year. Up to 3 departures daily. Day Tours of Orkney Islands daily from John O'Groats & Inverness during summer months. Wildlife Cruises daily from John O'Groats at 2.30pm. Wildlife Cruises start 20 June until 31 Aug.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (35 reviews)
“skara brae” (30 reviews)
“wildlife cruise” (11 reviews)
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John O'Groats Pier, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
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+44 1955 611353
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"day trip"
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"skara brae"
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"wildlife cruise"
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"ring of brodgar"
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"coach driver"
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"scapa flow"
in 13 reviews
"italian chapel"
in 21 reviews
"highlights tour"
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"maxi tour"
in 14 reviews
"orkney islands"
in 13 reviews
"ferry staff"
in 5 reviews
"ferry ride"
in 7 reviews
"running commentary"
in 4 reviews
"express bus"
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"lovely sunshine"
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"short crossing"
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"real flavour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the John O'Groats coach and ferry service from Inverness to travel to Kirkwall for a couple of days. The coach left on time and was clean and comfortable with provided commentary on interesting sights along the beautiful coastal ride.The ferry is clean and...More

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I caught the passenger only ferry from John O’Groats to the Orkney Islands. The ferry departed on time, the staff were efficient and approachable. The facilities on board were very good and there was no problems. The sea was tougher on the way back and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent in all ways, from arrival and checking in the whole trip to the Orkneys was well worth the monies paid, our coach driver on the orkneys was very well spoken and was very informative about the islands

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying at John O Groats for more than a day then this is a great day out. Left the harbour at 1030 and it was a 40 min trip on the ferry followed by a days coach ride tour around the islands...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used John O'Groats Ferry Co bus from Inverness to John O'Groats. We bought the tickets in the Tourist Office just round the corner from the Bus Station. £20 each without the Ferry. On time, clean, comfortable. Driver was great and there was another member...More

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TriciaN204
14 February 2018|
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Thank you Jan and Mil, your answer is very useful indeed. Please ignore that -1 vote. I am so embarrassed. I accidentally pressed the arrow without my glasses on. I do hope we can get there and doing a tour is a very good... More
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Pauline C
31 October 2017|
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It's a summer ferry from 1 May to 30 Sept.
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