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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness provided by Highland Experience Inverness - Day Tours

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US$ 65.49
2 adults
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The towering sea cliffs and traditional fishing villages of the Isle of Skye lie off the west coast of the Scottish Highlands. With this tour, save both time and money by taking in the island’s highlights on a day trip from Inverness, including Kyleakin, Portree, and the Cuillin Hills with stops at Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle along the way.
You'll start at
Inverness Bus Station
Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UKStance 7, Inverness Bus Station
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  • 1
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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    Pass by Black Cuillin
  • 2
    Sligachan Old Bridge
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Kilt Rock
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Eilean Donan Castle
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Loch Ness
You'll end at
Inverness Bus Station
Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UKStance 7, Inverness Bus Station
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  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness
  • Guided tour: Visit the best viewpoints on the Isle of Skye
  • Free time for shopping and sightseeing in Portree
  • Convenient round-trip transport from Inverness
What to Expect
Make your way to Inverness bus station and travel by air-conditioned minivan through the Scottish Highlands. Stop in Loch Ness, where you’ll enjoy a stunning view of the lake and hear the legend of the notorious Loch Ness Monster. Continue to lakeside Invermoriston and then pass sights such as the Thomas Telford Bridge, Glenmoriston, and the Five Sisters mountain range on the drive to the west coast. Stop to admire the striking ruins of Eilean Donan Castle, before crossing the Skye Bridge to the Isle of Skye. On the island, break for lunch (own expense) in Kyleakin and marvel at the rugged landscapes of the Cuillin Hills and then visit the island capital of Portree, where you will have free time to sightsee or browse the shops. On the return journey, listen as your guide points out landmarks such as the Isle of Rum, Achnasheen, the Black Isle, and the isle of Eilean Ban. Arrive back in Inverness in the evening.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UK
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Driver/guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Sligachan Old Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Kilt Rock
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that children aged under 3 years old cannot travel on this tour
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Trip677538 wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
This was an amazing trip. We think Victoria is the best tour guide ever. She was so friendly, full of local knowledge and having lived on Skye, full of great information and local legend 😍Donna and Anna from Dublin loved the day, it went by so quickly x
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from ExperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review of your tour to the Isle of Skye with Victoria! We are delighted to hear she was able to make the trip so enjoyable for you and we hope that you will be able to join us on another of our tours soon! Kind Regards, Frazer
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Savanah wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
I did this tour with Vicky from Inverness & I can safely say she is the BEST tour guide I have ever experienced! I mentioned in the beginning I'd the tour that I was hoping to see a Highland cow on our way. Later on, when we passed some Highland cows, not only did Vicky pull
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from ExperienceTeam, Front Office Manager at Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
Responded 28 Jan 2020
Hi there, Thank you for your lovely comments - I' be sure to pass them on to Vicky and the Team! It sounds like you had an amazing time on your tour and managed to see some amazing sights! We would love to welcome you back on another tour one day! Kind Regards, Kirsty
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Jerry V wrote a review Oct 2019
Melbourne, Florida49 contributions24 helpful votes
Very informative driver/guide in a comfortable minibus. Enjoyed all the wonderful sights, history and geological information.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Pam S wrote a review Oct 2019
Dufftown, United Kingdom6 contributions
This was very well organized and easy to book. Ritchie was our excellent driver and guide and was very well informed with an easy and interesting style of delivering information. He was not overly chatty, allowing us time for reflection and listening to some of the Scottish
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Date of experience: October 2019
Soccer1718 wrote a review Oct 2019
San Francisco, California4 contributions4 helpful votes
Ritchie was the best tour guide. He knew so much about the are and the culture and made extra stops since we were doing so well on time. The highlands and Isle of Skye are beautiful and we got to get close to Scottish cows. Prompt, professional and very welcoming, would highly
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Highland Experience Inverness - Day Tours
Moira I
Black Isle Loch Ness and whisky tour.
Really enjoyed our tour with tour guide Richie. Very informative. Just my husband and I on the tour. Richie was
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Our tour guide was amazing!
This was one of the best tours I have ever taken. We had the best weather of the year which is 17 C. Thank you so m
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Richa S
B'ful place! The Scotland beyond my imagination!
This was indeed a heavenly experience for me...mind-blowing landscapes, majestic mountains and lochs, incredible fl
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Inverness: Highland Experience
This tour was excellent! We had great bus drivers and guides both days. Euan and Richie did an excellent job, both
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Wendy V
Great day of travel
My mom and sisters and I enjoyed our trip to the Highlands today with our tour guide, Richie. We covered many miles
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Skye Discovery and Eilean Donan Castle
This small group tour (up to 16) was run by Highland Experience, leaving Inverness, was for a full day. It was a l
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John O Groats
Our driver & guide, Alexander, was very knowledgeable & flexible. At Duncansby, we didn’t see Puffins but did see p
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Amazing guide, exceptional tour!
If you're lucky enough to have Connor as your guide, you'll have a fantastic time. Very knowledgeable, friendly an
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Amazing, in spite of the rain!
It was cold and rainy and miserable, but the tour was so worth it! The guide was great and the views were spectacul
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Loved it!
Big thank you to Malcolm, the tour guide who looked after us all on this trip! Very friendly, knowledgeable and I c
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Great guide and beautiful scenery
I did the small group Isle of Skye day tour with my friend. Malcolm was a great guide. It’s not easy to fill nearly
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Great tour - small group
Thank you to Malcolm, our driver and tour guide for such a great day and informative tour. We were so lucky. The
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Lovely tour guide, lovely scenery...
Our tour guide Rory made the 3 day tour of Lewis and Harris very enjoyable. We met several really delightful folks
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Lovely tour, fantastic guide
Sinclair was our guide for the day and he was wonderful. The tour was not st all what I expected and I am so glad.
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Brian S
Highland Castles & The Malt Whiskey Trail A++
We can’t say enough good things about our tour today visiting the Speyside region and the whisky distilleries. Our
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  • Duration: 10h
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