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3-Day Orkney Explorer Small-Group Tour from Inverness provided by Rabbie's

3-Day Orkney Explorer Small-Group Tour from Inverness

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from 3-Day Orkney Explorer Small-Group Tour from Inverness
• Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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11 stops
Day 1
Inverness - Gills Bay - St....
Day 2
Today is your chance to explore...
Day 3
Kirkwall - Inverness
Important Information
Departure Point
Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UK
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • 2 nights overnight accommodation with private facilities in either a B&B or 3-star hotel
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - The Italian Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Maeshowe Chambered Cairn
  • Entry/Admission - Stromness Marina
  • Entry/Admission - Skara Brae
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/single). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and available on request only. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Near public transportation
  • Italian Chapel - no need to pre-book, you can choose whether you want to visit the chapel whilst on your tour.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Maeshowe - due to Covid19 restrictions, there will be no opportunity to visit Maeshowe, as the attraction remains closed at this time.
  • For your optional Skara Brae tickets you must reserve your time slot in advance. Please use the link printed on your voucher.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Marcia W wrote a review Oct 2019
Bremerton, Washington11 contributions2 helpful votes
We traveled for three days up to the Orkney Islands and every moment of the tour was exceptional. The guide, Emily, went above and beyond any tour we have been on before or afterward. Every moment was filled with history, culture, environment, and love of the area. Thank you
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Date of experience: October 2019
JnJ_Haile wrote a review Oct 2019
Amarillo, Texas13 contributions7 helpful votes
Just returned from 13-days in Scotland & thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our tour guide/driver Kevin was brilliant.....very knowledgeable, accommodating, & personable. We had such a great time & learned so much about pre-historic Scotland. Highly recommend this tour....especially
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Siri M wrote a review Sep 2019
14 contributions1 helpful vote
A couple of Vikings from Norway returned to The Orkneys early in September, with a group of 14 other people, and our brilliant guide/ driver Murray Anderson. It turned out to be a great experience! We learned a lot about The Orkneys during these few days. We saw all «The
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Angela C wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
We travelled in a small group to Orkney. From the minute we left the bus station our guide Murray ensured we were all catered for by taking any requests onboard. He was extremely knowledgable, witty and accommodating. He ensured all 16 of us had a great time. I was a little
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Date of experience: September 2019
BBP wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution
Amazing tour in every way. Our guide, Emily, was fantastic. From the moment we left Inverness she began our history lesson of northern Scotland and the Orkney Islands. We had read about the Neolithic sites we were going to visit on the Orkney Islands but the visit to the farm
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

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Freddy L
Glen Affric rocks!
We had the most awesome and amazing tour recently with Rabbie's Tours to Glen Affric. Our guide, Helen, was superb
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Fun day out
This was a great tour. Duncan, our guide was Knowledgeable, informative, funny and made our day fun.
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Seana is the best
Seana is an amazing guide, friendly, enthusiastic and entertaining. Beautiful views and boat trip on Loch Ness - aw
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Good day out
Really good day with Jim as guide - great knowledge of area/history and very well-humoured. Would recommend.
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Your tour is only as good as your guide!
Just finished my tour of Lewis and Harris, The fantastic Emily was our guide, immediately we were all met with a ve
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Cila M
The Great 500 with Rabbles
I did this tour with Seana and had a great time! The weather was authentic Scottish; the views were spectacular; S
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Tessa F
Paul is definitely the best guide
What a wonderful day. I would definitely recommend this tour. Paul, the best guide ever, gave us a most informativ
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The best part of my trip to Inverness!
This tour was the highlight of my short visit to Scotland! I stayed in Inverness with my sister and we booked this
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Absolutely Amazing
Did the Isle of Skye day tour yesterday and couldn’t recommend it more. I’ve been living in Scotland for just over
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Do yourself a favour. Take this trip!
I have nothing but praise for the tour guide/ driver on this 3 day tour of the most beautiful scenery the Highlands
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Geoff T
Excellent day out with a well informed Tour Guide/Driver. Didn't feel rushed altogether good value an a pleasant ex
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Sparky B
Jim's a top guy
Had a great trip with Jim who was very entertaining. Good sense of humour and his speciality is the local history a
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The Skye's the Limit
We had an amazing trip of the western Highlands and Isle of Skye. The guide, Paul went above and beyond during the
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Loch Ness Experience
Tour started at 10am and we returned to Inverness around 5pm. Our guide was Seana who knows the area like the back
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Skye & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour
Whole day tour (8am - 8pm) which was worth every penny and worth the early start. Seana, our guide, was knowledgeab
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Key Details
  • Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Dunbeath Harbour, and 9 more
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 22 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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