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Highland Experience Tours

1 Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
+44 131 226 1414
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The Best Way to Experience Scotland! 5 Star, luxury minibus tours of Scotland. All tours depart from the Royal Mile, in the historic heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
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+44 131 226 1414
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the 14-16th of August we went on the 3-day Ultimate Skye Experience Tour with James as our guide and had the most incredible time. His voice and storytelling opened up a tunnel to history inside of your head and it felt like you were...More

3  Thank SaskiaSteph_P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm not even sure how to describe how blown away I was by my tour. My girlfriend and I took a 3 day Isle of Skye tour, with our tour guide Owen. Both my girlfriend and I have Scottish heritage, and took the trip to...More

1  Thank NorthernRaspberry
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had Neil as our guide, driver and story teller. He was friendly, engaging and knowledgeable about the sites and history of the highlands. He was included history, legend and music with all his discourse. He made my teens feel included in any conversations and...More

2  Thank Paul M
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Paul M, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We're very happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful tour with Neil and especially liked the ride on the Jacobite Steam Train! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed yesterday

We did the 3-day Ultimate SkyeExperience with our tour guide, Fergus. Throughout the tour, he provided us with great commentary, from historic info to fun facts. Day 1 and day 3 involve a lot of travel time, but we had plenty of photo stops and...More

1  Thank Kimberly F
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Kimberly F, Thanks for taking the time to review your tour with Fergus. We're delighted to hear he provided great commentary for you along the way and was able to design the tour based on the interests of your group! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I recently spent 4 days in Scotland and absolutely loved it!! We joined Brendan from Highlands Experience office on a tour to Stirling Castle, the Lochs and Whiskey experience. Brendan is an absolute treat, his knowledge of his country is vast and...More

Thank Lizelle W
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Lizelle W, Thanks for taking the time to review your tour with us - we're very happy to read you loved the tour with Brendan and Isla the coo! We can't wait to see you on another tour soon! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I did a 5-day tour with Andrew, an award winning tour guide. He certainly deserves the award! Andrew is clearly a people person, always concerned with making sure everyone is happy, but is also passionate and knowledgeable about the history, landscape, and...More

2  Thank sk8nlassie
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks for choosing Highland Experience! We're very lucky to have an award winning guide and are very happy he lived up to his title! We're glad you very much enjoyed your time in Scotland, we hope you are able to return and see even...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a fantastic day out with family visiting these destinations traveling through the rich natural beauty of Scotland. Our driver Sergio kept us engaged through his jokes and dose of Scottish history and songs. Could have appreciated a better viewing point and more time...More

Thank Hemant I
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Hemant I, Thanks for your kind review, we're glad you had a great time on tour with Sergio! Thanks for the feedback. Clare

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just to say thank you for a great little tour we took on Saturday with Highland Experience Tours (HET) and our guide/driver Barnie. We set off in the rain and within 1 minute on the tour he started off talking about Edinburgh, pointing out areas...More

Thank reviewerI2
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to provide such detailed positive and constructive feedback. I will be sure to pass this on to the rest of the team. We're very glad you had a great time with Barney. Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

God bless Brendan!! We really enjoyed this experience because of Brendan's helpful, friendly and joyful personality. And of course Skye was amazing!! We recommend Highland Experience Tours everyone.

Thank EmelCakmak
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We're glad you had a great time on tour with Brendan. Thanks for recommending us! Kind Regards, Clare

Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister and I booked a 2 day tour to ISLE of SKYE in August 2017 with Highland Experience and we were glad we did. James Stewart was our tour guide and he is the best. not only did he make our trip a memorable...More

3  Thank MuskJ
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your tour to Skye with James. We're delighted that you and your sister had a great time on tour and took home some lifetime memories :) Kind Regards, Clare

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Lrpclogger
6 August 2017|
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Response from Khaled A | Reviewed this property |
Well overall you spend a lot of time on the bus, but how else would you get around? There are many fixed scheduled stops and the drivers add where they feel it is nice. But if traffic is slow, they cut stops short, do not... More
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Corinne M
21 June 2017|
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Response from Ms-ClareD | Property representative |
Hi Corinne M, Thanks for getting in touch. Usually, hotels have more facilities and are larger, than the smaller B&Bs. However, in most places we stay some of the hotels are traditional and won't often don't have lifts or... More
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Shula1
16 May 2017|
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Response from Ms-ClareD | Property representative |
Hi there, We have a variety of different whisky tours on our tours. Usually they take about 45 minutes - 1 hour. We do also have an Islay tour which includes lots of different distilleries visits. Kind Regards, Clare
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