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3-Day Orkney Explorer Small-Group Tour from Inverness provided by Rabbie's

3-Day Orkney Explorer Small-Group Tour from Inverness

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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• Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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11 stops
Day 1
Inverness - Gills Bay - St....
Day 2
Today is your chance to explore...
Day 3
Kirkwall - Inverness
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Important Information
Departure Point
Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UK
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • 2 nights overnight accommodation with private facilities in either a B&B or 3-star hotel
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - The Italian Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Maeshowe Chambered Cairn
  • Entry/Admission - Stromness Marina
  • Entry/Admission - Skara Brae
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/single). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and available on request only. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Near public transportation
  • Italian Chapel - no need to pre-book, you can choose whether you want to visit the chapel whilst on your tour.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Maeshowe - due to Covid19 restrictions, there will be no opportunity to visit Maeshowe, as the attraction remains closed at this time.
  • For your optional Skara Brae tickets you must reserve your time slot in advance. Please use the link printed on your voucher.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Maggie wrote a review Oct 2020
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This was my second Rabbies tour with the ever incredible Helen at the helm. Hard to explain how much magic she managed to fit into 3 days. Absolute perfection. Others have noted ‘I would take a bullet for her’. No better way to describe it!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Marcia W wrote a review Oct 2019
Bremerton, Washington11 contributions2 helpful votes
We traveled for three days up to the Orkney Islands and every moment of the tour was exceptional. The guide, Emily, went above and beyond any tour we have been on before or afterward. Every moment was filled with history, culture, environment, and love of the area. Thank you
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Date of experience: October 2019
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JnJ_Haile wrote a review Oct 2019
Amarillo, Texas13 contributions7 helpful votes
Just returned from 13-days in Scotland & thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our tour guide/driver Kevin was brilliant.....very knowledgeable, accommodating, & personable. We had such a great time & learned so much about pre-historic Scotland. Highly recommend this tour....especially
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Siri M wrote a review Sep 2019
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A couple of Vikings from Norway returned to The Orkneys early in September, with a group of 14 other people, and our brilliant guide/ driver Murray Anderson. It turned out to be a great experience! We learned a lot about The Orkneys during these few days. We saw all «The
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Angela C wrote a review Sep 2019
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We travelled in a small group to Orkney. From the minute we left the bus station our guide Murray ensured we were all catered for by taking any requests onboard. He was extremely knowledgable, witty and accommodating. He ensured all 16 of us had a great time. I was a little
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Wonderful, diverse experience
A huge thank you to Duncan for a most informative and enjoyable day! The weather was perfect, and some of the scene
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L2821ZTkates
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Over the sea to Skye
Thanks so much to Kev for an amazing tour around Skye. Such a nice tour guide who really made the trip special. W
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L2821ZTkates
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A great day out
I would like to say a massive thank you to my guide Seana for my trip in early November. I live in Scotland and it
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P7116REjuliak
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The best tour ever
The tour was absolutely fantastic, there were only 3 people on the bus including me and my partner so we got a lot
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sa6hi
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Absolutely amazing
We had an absolutely amazing experience with Jimmy (I hope I didn't get the name wrong). He was so lovely, funny, f
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martyparty2001
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Fantastic Tour with lots of beautiful sites and an amazing guide
Amazing experience, the Isle of Skye has to be seen to believed and can see why so many films are made there. The t
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cazsav78
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So much fun!
I booked this tour, as we didn’t have a huge amount of time in Scotland. Having travelled extensively, I can defini
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TheTravelerLife
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Go now!
This was absolutely amazing from start to finish! I was so insanely lucky to get the beautiful and lovely Emily as
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richard a
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Really great tour in challenging times
I booked this on Friday for the coming Sunday and there were 3 other people. Numbers were limited from 16 to 8 maxi
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sydelleh86500
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A great day out
We found the tour very interesting & a good mix of visiting villages & exploring the Loch Ness area. The tour takes
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Freddy L
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Glen Affric rocks!
We had the most awesome and amazing tour recently with Rabbie's Tours to Glen Affric. Our guide, Helen, was superb
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101senat
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Fun day out
This was a great tour. Duncan, our guide was Knowledgeable, informative, funny and made our day fun.
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mmmmmmmmmm6
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Seana is the best
Seana is an amazing guide, friendly, enthusiastic and entertaining. Beautiful views and boat trip on Loch Ness - aw
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rob210488
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Good day out
Really good day with Jim as guide - great knowledge of area/history and very well-humoured. Would recommend.
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rae18
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Your tour is only as good as your guide!
Just finished my tour of Lewis and Harris, The fantastic Emily was our guide, immediately we were all met with a ve
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Key Details
  • Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Dunbeath Harbour, and 9 more
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 22 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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