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Address: 7 Ness Walk | Front of the Columba Hotel, Inverness IV3 5NF, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 7828 154683
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08:45 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:45 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

ISLE OF SKYE TOUR

Tour Highlights:

Loch Ness (with a view of Urquhart Castle)...

ISLE OF SKYE TOUR

Tour Highlights:

Loch Ness (with a view of Urquhart Castle) • Glen Shiel • Five Sisters of Kintail • Cuillin Mountains

Eilean Donan Castle • Portree • Old Man of Storr • Kilt Rock • Quiraing

Tour Schedule:

Our Isle of Skye Tour runs daily with a maximum of 16 spaces available on each tour.

(We only use 9-seater vehicles for a more intimate experience).

Lunch NOT included in the price

HIGHLAND PRINCESS (INVERGORDON)TOURS

Highlights:

Cawdor Castle • Culloden Battlefield • Loch Ness (BBQ on Lochside) • Glen Ord Distillery

Tour Schedule:

Our “Highland Princess Tour” is new for 2017. Tours will depart from Invergordon on the following dates:

• Tuesday 9th May 2017

• Sunday 21st May 2017

• Friday 2nd June 2017

• Wednesday 14th June 2017

• Monday 26th June 2017

• Saturday 8th July 2017

• Thursday 20th July 2017

• Tuesday 1st August 2017

• Sunday 13th August 2017

• Friday 25th August 2017

• Wednesday 6th September 2017

• Monday 18th September 2017

Entrance fees INCLUDED in the price

Lunch NOT included in the price

HIGHLANDER (LOCH NESS) TOUR

Tour Highlights:

Loch Ness Cruise (with views of Urquhart Castle) • Culloden Battlefield • Clava Cairns

Glen Ord Distillery • Chanonry Point (Moray Firth Bottlenose Dolphins)

Tour Schedule:

Our Highlander (Loch Ness) Tour runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, with a maximum of 16 spaces available on each tour. During the winter months of November to April, this tour will run daily. (We only use 9-seater vehicles for a more intimate experience).

Loch Ness Cruise and Whisky Exhibition Tour entrance fees INCLUDED in the price

Lunch NOT included in the price

SPEYSIDE AND HIGHLAND WHISKY TOURS

Our Highlights:

Glen Moray Distillery • Glenfiddich Distillery • Aberlour Distillery Shop • Glenfarclas Distillery

Tour Schedule:

Our Speyside Whisky Tour runs on Monday and Friday of each week, with a maximum of 16 spaces available on each tour. (We only use 9-seater vehicles for a more intimate experience).

Glenfiddich Distillery Explorer's Tour entrance fee INCLUDED in the price

Lunch NOT included in the price

Other distilleries are available on request, please contact us to discuss your requirements

Highland distilleries include:

Glen Ord Distillery • Glenmorangie Distillery • Dalmore Distillery • Tomatin Distillery

Black Isle Brewery

OUTLANDER (HIGHLANDS) TOUR

Highlights:

Wardlaw Mausoleum • Clava Cairns • Culloden Battlefield • Tulloch Ghru • Highland Folk Museum

Ruthven Barracks

Tour Schedule:

Our Outlander (Highlands) Tour runs on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of each week, with a maximum of 16 spaces available on each tour. During the winter months of November to April, this tour will run daily. (We only use 9-seater vehicles for a more intimate experience).

Lunch NOT included in the price

PRIVATE TOURS

Create your own memories...

Whatever you have in mind, let us help you to create your own personalised memories whilst you are here in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. Visit our website for further details

Once you have decided on your itinerary and wish to proceed with your personalised private tour, please click on the "Private Tour Payment" button below and make payment so that we can process your request and confirm your booking.

Entrance fees NOT included in the price

Lunch NOT included in the price

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A great day out

We booked a distillery tour but got much more. Our guide John picked us up promptly and we found that we were the only people on the mini bus which greatly enhanced the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen E
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Romford, United Kingdom

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a distillery tour but got much more. Our guide John picked us up promptly and we found that we were the only people on the mini bus which greatly enhanced the experience. John's local knowledge was put to good use as we travelled between distilleries and he explained where we were and the historical significance as well as... More 

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Maninthekilt, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with John. We look forward to you touring with us again soon More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful trip to Skye with Happy Tours on 21st Jan... The weather was exceptionally good and our Tour Guide John was excellent- he is extremely knowledgeable about the Highland culture,customs and legends and regaled us with tales and history of the Highlands. He has a great sense of humour and ensured we covered all the key locations .... More 

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Maninthekilt, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. John is indeed a most knowledgeable guide who enjoyed showing you the sights and Highland culture. Hope to see you again sometime. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We we're only visiting Inverness for a few days and as the weather had been so unpredictable (we managed to visit during storm Barbara!!) we had accepted we may not get to see Skye 😓☹️. We'd visited the tourism office in the town centre to ask if any tours were running over Christmas and were told due to the weather... More 

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Maninthekilt, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your personal tour with John. Indeed Highland weather can be unpredictable but whenever it's safe we will always try to accommodate our customer's requests. Hope you return some day to see us in summer weather More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A real class about Scotland and Highlands history. The tour from Inverness to Skye is memorable. Super funny, kind and well prepared guides ... kilted guides :)

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Maninthekilt, Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

I'm happy you enjoyed our kilted guides. We feel it's all part of the Highland experience. Return again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I am going to recommend happy tours to everyone who is going to visit Inverness. Our guides Andrea and Raymond were full of knowledge about the area. Every question was awnsered with great stories. Thank you for this perfect day!!!

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We're glad you enjoyed your tour with Andrea and John - haste ye back as we say in Scotland! More 

Be'er Sheva, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a tour of the Highlands with John from Happy Tours. So well versed in Scottish tales and history I advise anyone taking a tour with John to be prepared to jot notes. My one desire was to see the Eileen Donan castle, and although this wasn't specifically part of the tour John allowed extra time... More 

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Maninthekilt, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the delights that this area has to offer. There are so many beautiful sights its impossible to list them all but that makes the tour more exciting. Hope to see you again More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

With only a few short days in Inverness, we wanted to visit at least 1 or 2 whiskey distilleries but they all seemed to be far away and difficult to find (with my limited driving experience in Scotland). The hotel desk came to our rescue by suggesting we hire "The man in the kilt", Cameron of Happy Tours. We met... More 

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amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi totandem89, Thank you so much for this incredible review of your Happy Tours experience, John and Cameron had a fantastic time with you. Our tour guides are so knowledgeable and this was reflected in your lovely review. We understand that clients needs differ and try to accommodate everyone to have the best experience they can. We trust that you... More 

Peniche, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I use happy tour for almost all my trips and paper work in vietnam! Johnny speak fluent english, he knows what is doing and is a honest guy!

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amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hi joao211285, Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to seeing you again in the future :) More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I booked a private tour for just my husband and I with Happy Tours. We spent day with John "Chon" McGillivray Coleman and would ask for him again by name. We had an awesome day! We visited the Mealt Falls at Kilt Rock, Old Man of Storr, Quirang (which was not on the "top" my list but should have been!),... More 

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amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hello Mimler4, Firstly, John is absolutely thrilled with your review and lovely words, as are the rest of the team. We are so proud of our tour guides and the work they do to ensure guests receive the best customer interaction. We are delighted to be able to help you create memories of your stay in the Highlands. We wish... More 

Winnipeg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Isle of Skye tour, long day but well worth it. Our guide Jon was really nice with a wealth of knowledge on history, geography, etc. Had a great time! Saw a lot of sights! Stops were short and few and far between but necessary to see entire agenda but still very accommodating to our needs. Saw Loch Ness, castles, battlefields,... More 

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amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Tours, responded to this review

Hello ramblinmanWinnipeg, Wow, thank you so much for your kind review of our Isle of Skye Tour. We were delighted to be able to accommodate your travel needs and wishes. We love to share these reviews with the rest of the team as they work so hard to give each guest a personal touch on each tour. We wish you... More 

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