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Highland Explorer & Loch Ness Shore Excursion

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Invergordon, Scotland, United Kingdom

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    From: £420 GBP per trip
  • Duration

    7 hours

  • Starting Location

    Invergordon Cruise Port

  • Price Includes

    Services of a professional driver-guide, accredited by the STGA. All transportation costs, including the driver, fuel, parking, is included. Complimentary bottled water and a fruit and snack hamper.

  • Notes

    Entry to Brodie Castle is additional (around £10 per person), as well as meals and refreshments are not included in the tour price.

Highlights

  • Keeping an eye open for seals on the drive around glittering Cromarty Firth, whilst hearing about its vital role in two World Wars.
  • Visit Brodie Castle a family home dating to the 1590s. It's a classic Scottish castle, with more than a hint of the TV series Downton Abbey about it
  • Your walking tour gives an insight into the real human stories behind the catastrophic Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil.
  • The mysterious Clava Cairns invoke an ancient world, said to be the inspiration for the opening chapters of the Outlander books, date back centuries.
  • The first glimpse of Loch Ness is from high above in the hills and you'll get the best views from the quiet village of Dores - look out for Nessie!

Guide

Trip Info

A classic tour of the Scottish Highlands takes you on the perfect shore excursion from your cruise ship docked at Invergordon. In the company of a professional tour guide, you can get away from the coach trip crowds and enjoy personal attention and first-class service.

Hear some of the myths and legends of the Highlands, whilst discovering its history that dates back thousands of years. The tour takes you across the Moray Firth to historic Brodie Castle. The on to private walking tours of the Culloden Battlefield and the mysterious standing stones and chambers at Clava Cairns.

Your journey now heads higher and remoter as you take in wide mountain vistas and discover hidden lochs. Your first glimpse of Loch Ness is from high above in the hill and you’ll get the best views from the quiet village of Dores – keep alert in case Nessie is about. Hopefully, renowned Nessie Hunter, Steve Feltham, will be in his lochside lookout and you can buy one of his unique Nessie souvenirs.

Following the River Ness, you get to see the Capital of the Highlands – Inverness – on your relaxing journey back to Invergordon arriving in plenty of time to rejoin your ship.

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