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Maxi Day Tour of Orkney

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Maxi Day Tour of Orkney
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John O'Groats Ferries, John O'Groats KW1 4YR, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a fantastic place to visit - the history of the islands alone is fascinating. Our bus driver, Stuart an Orkney local was fun, smart and very entertaining. The towns are charming, the country side is beautiful. This tour was one of the highlights...More

1  Thank BlondOne65
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Visited on the 12/9/18. The weather was blustery so we were unsure whether the trip would go ahead. The crossing took much longer than 49 mins due to huge waves and challeng8ng conditions. The skipper was amazing. His calm steering into the waves meant I...More

Thank Retreat18
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

On Thursday 13th September we had a very enjoyable tour of the Orkneys with John O'Groats company. Stewart, our coach driver and tour guide was brilliant! Very interesting and humorous, making the day brilliant.

1  Thank Eileen R
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I took the tour of the Orkney main island. Highly recommend trip to this rather remote location. Ferry ride was great with scenery to go. Tour of the two main towns nice but...... stayed too long in a couple of locations. Lunch...More

Thank Argand46
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Took the maxi tour from John O’Groats to Orkney. Large car park at the harbour and only 2 minutes walk to the ferry. Met by 50 seater coach driven by Stewart after a 45 minute crossing. Stewart was a fantastic informative and funny driver/guide with...More

2  Thank BasherWarwickshire
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is an unbelievable day, so well run, on time, clean transport, brilliant tour guide, We had Stewart as our driver/guide and he was witty, knowledgeable, a wonderful story teller and an all round good bloke. So much to see, not too rushed, and pretty...More

2  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had a great day out on Orkney despite the sometimes rainy cold weather, which I guess is to be expected in this part of the world! Neil Jones gave us bus load of tourists an enjoyable commentary of the history of the Orkney Isles...More

Thank HappyTraveller566
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing day trip with Stewart. Picked up 9.30am until 7pm. The tour was well paced, with just the right amount of time at each stopping place. Stewart gave us lots of facts (mixed in with a little humorous fiction) He was extremely knowledgeable and had...More

2  Thank Doris S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Best way to see Orkneys as Stuart drives and comments on everything as he does so. Stops at all major sites over the five hour drive. We picked it up at Kirkwall Bus Station right on time. Low cost for this great tour. No reason...More

1  Thank HEC140
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We booked the Maxi day trip easily via website, and enjoyed this well-organized tour with really good and nice guide. We had very nice day and saw many places. Thank you!

1  Thank Routamarja
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Deb F | Property representative |
Hi, sorry we don't stop at Maeshowe as large coaches are not allowed to stop or drop of there.
Daniel P
18 June 2018|
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Response from Deb F | Property representative |
Hi, no toilets on the Maxi Coach but plenty of stops. Toilets at Kirkwall, Stromness, Skara Brae & Burwick.
Sarah S
10 June 2018|
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Response from Deborah F | Property representative |
Hi, sorry not large dogs. Yes someone can look after the dog in John O’Groats. 07707247102.
Kirston A
12 May 2018|
Response from Deb F | Property representative |
Hi, for June, July & Aug the Maxi tour is from 8.45am to 7.45pm. For May & Sept its from 8.45am to 6.15pm. Its just a 40 mins sea crossing. Plenty time for photos. Not much walking. Everything is close by to the coach... More
Tammy S
30 July 2017|
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Response from Deb F | Property representative |
Hello, yes should be fine. Its a flat gangway onto the ferry (take a folding wheelchair if you have one). You can walk as much as you wish or just stay near or on the coach. At each stop you can decide how much you wish to... More