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Highland Explorer Tours
Ranked #55 of 239 Tours in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Our superb selection of cultural, scenic and culinary tours are specially created to showcase our wonderful country and finest Scottish produce. They are designed to make the most of your time and to give you an authentic experience of Scotland. These tours whisk you through the most essential sights of Scotland and include award-winning samples of Scottish food and drink. It’s the most appetising way to experience Scotland in a day.
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We signed up for a 3D2N package for Isle of Skye & Scottish Highlands tour and it did not disappoint! Our guide Yvonne is a sweet young lady with amazing driving skills & is full of energy and passion when she shares on the stories along the route. The drive time can be rather Long on day 1 & 3, but there is sufficient time to do sightseeing too. Absolutely love the Leadt Falls! Dunvegan castle is quite nice too. Portree has really good & fresh local seafood restaurants. The Tongadale hotel which we stayed at in Portree is more of an inn than a hotel - and biggest gripe is there is no lift - hence if you are Travelling with a huge suitcase you will have a big challenge lugging it upstairs! What made up for the inconvenience on from the lack of lift is that Location of the inn is rather good. Verdict: a very efficient, fuss free way to get to the Scottish Highlands and enjoy the amazing landscapes. Two thumbs up!

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to review us, I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with Yvonne!

All the best,
Trine

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I booked this tour from Australia before I left home. My aim was to try and get a real feel for Scotland and the people. This tour does it and then some! I can't even compare with anything similar in Australia. There were lots of families, friends catching up, a real local social event. There was athletic events, caber and weight throwing, tug of war (my personal favourite), highland dancing, pipe bands, rock band tent, food and rides. If that wasn't enough, our driver/tour guide, Rich was fantastic. Good informative commentary, a few funny stories, some Scotland music of varieties. I loved it. Took us a different way home so was able to tell us different stories and information. He did the job of two people. He also drove very well. If you want to get some interesting, relaxing, real Scotland do this tour.

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi Stacey,

Thank you for a great review and recommendation, I'm so happy you enjoyed your Highland Games experience with Rich!

All the best,
Trine

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I really liked the Loch Lomond tour, was a fun way to see a little bit of Scotland. Graham was an excellent guide, very informative, and very keen to provide entertainment, be it in the form of tales, anecdotes or even just some Scottish tunes, which were the soundtrack to our tour. A really excellent day, Will definitely try some other tours on a future visit.

Thank jsilvatravels
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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Loch Lomond and Stirling tour. I'm glad you had such an enjoyable time with Graham - I will be sure to pass your comments along to him.

All the best in your future travels.

Jessica

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I was a bit sceptical about this, 12 hours is a lot and can be really demanding. Turned out as one of the most interesting days in Scotland for us, mostly thanks to Kenny, our guide. Learnt a lot, amazing scenery all the time returned back surprisingly energetic.
One suggestion is to check the busses as at one stage the roof was leaking some rain in.
But a really fun day!

Thank Carmel G
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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi there,

Thank you for your comment. I am glad you had a nice day and you enjoyed having Kenny as a driver. It is good to read you learned and saw amazing places in Scotland.

Kind regards,

Kim

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great trip! We spent the day in Sterling and surroundings: everything has been well organized; professional driver/guide, very interesting places to visit.

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ExplorerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to rate us.
I am glad you enjoyed your day in Stirling.

We hope to see you soon.

Kind regards,

Kim

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