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Heart of the North Highlands Explorer
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Heart of the North Highlands Explorer Tour

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March — October

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Join us for a private bespoke guided tour of the North Highlands in a premium 4X4. Taking a maximum of 4 people, each tour provides an unrivalled personal experience & travelling no more than 100 miles per day leaves plenty of time for exploration.

Be reassured, in line with all Government and Public Health safety guidelines, we have completed a full Covid-19 Risk Assessment and been accredited with the UK-wide Tourism Industry Standard and Consumer Mark - We're Good to Go'.

Overview: If you would like to get a sense of the North Highlands but you are a little short on time then this tour is a great one to choose.

The route gives the perfect balance between the huge landscapes of the heartlands, the reclusive wildlife that it harbours and the drama of the coastline.

Boat excursions are available to give you a close up view of the numerous nesting seabirds and our very own Sky Explorer can ‘fly’ you up to a height of 400 feet to get some fabulous panoramic views. We will also experience the food, culture and heritage of the region too – what’s not to like?

Our tours typically start at Inverness or anywhere along the route to suit your needs.


● Dunrobin Castle & Museum – ancestral home of the Duke of Sutherland

● Kinbrace Hut Circles – Bronze Age hut circles with impressive views

● Red Deer and Golden Eagles – elusive and magnificent

● Loch Eribol – last anchorage of the ill-fated HMS Hood

● Achmelvich Beach – sandy bay and crystal clear water

● Lochinver – food capital of the North Highlands

● Ullapool – the chance to shop for those important souvenirs

Contact details

North Coast Explorer Tours
Mey House
East Mey
KW14 8XL
Dornoch Inverness Inverness Airport Lochinver Ullapool
Driver guide
Bespoke Private
Archaeology Castles Food and drink Geology Gin History Landscapes Photography Whisky Wildlife


Tour company information

North Coast Explorer Tours

Travel in luxury and style as you take one of our premier chauffeured tours covering the North Highlands & North Coast 500. Local knowledge gained from more than 14 years of exploration in the area enables us to create a customised tour itinerary which provides unique, immersive and unrivalled experiences for our guests. This is not a tour bus full of strangers on a predefined route. This is travelling in comfort, with no more than 4 people, in our top of the range Land Rover enjoying your own exclusive itinerary . Relax and discover the best of what the North Highlands has to offer.

Opening times

March to October inclusive (other times by arrangement)

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