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Loch Ness & Whisky

From £45 per adult

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January — December

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Get a real taste of the Highlands including a drive through the scenic Black Isle, dolphin spotting by the Moray Firth, monster spotting on Loch Ness, and the chance to visit a Malt Whisky Distillery for a whisky tasting experience.

This wonderful one-day tour provides a real taste of the Highlands. It includes a drive through the scenic Black Isle, dolphin spotting by the Moray Firth, monster spotting on Loch Ness, and the chance to visit a Malt Whisky Distillery.


Discover the Standing Stones...

We will depart Inverness and have time to explore the nearby Clava Cairns, a group of Burial Cairns dating back 4000 years surrounded by standing stones. Fans of Outlander will love this location due to its similarity to the fictitious stone circle, Craigh na Dun.


Monster Spotting on Loch Ness…

We will then make our way to the little village of Drumnadrochit which lies close to the banks of the mysterious Loch Ness. Discover more about the loch and its famous resident from your fascinating driver-guide. As you journey along the banks of the loch, keep a careful watch, just in case!


Glen Ord Distillery Visit…

Your next stop is in the attractive town of Beauly. The name derives from the French, Beau Lieu (meaning beautiful place) and it was so named by the monks who built a priory here in the 13th Century. Your journey continues to the Muir of Ord where, if you wish, you can visit Glen Ord Malt Whisky Distillery* for a behind-the-scenes tour followed by a tasting of the end product.


Back in Time to the Village of Cromarty…

Next, you’ll have time to visit the sleepy fishing village of Cromarty. Here you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the past as you explore its quaint fishermen’s cottages, crow-stepped houses, and grand sandstone mansions. This attractive town was the major port for the North of Scotland and its character has been retained to this day, thanks to careful conservation work.


Dolphin Spotting in the Moray Firth…

From Cromarty, you’ll travel through spectacular scenery to Rosemarkie and Fortrose. These picturesque villages are separated by Chanonry Point which sticks out into the Moray Firth. The Moray Firth is home to a community of some 130 bottlenose dolphins and Chanonry Point is a popular vantage point from which to spot these amazing mammals; we’ll stop here to hopefully spot the dolphins before we return to Inverness.


– On December 26th the distillery will be closed.


Departure days:

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday  (April – October)

Departs/Returns:

Check-in 9:00am/ Departs 9:15 am / Returns 16:00 pm

Meeting point:

Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street IV1 1LT

Contact details

Highland Experience Tours
1 Parliament Square
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 1RE
Starting
Inverness
Length
1
Day
Transport
Minibus
Type
Medium Group (17-30)
Languages
English
Themes
Adventure Castles Film and TV History Landscapes Photography Whisky Wildlife

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Temperature checks for visitors

Tour prices

From

  • £45 Per Adult
  • £42 Per child
  • £42 Concession

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Highland Experience Tours

Your Scotland experience starts here. From monsters and mountains, chapels and chieftains to castles and whisky, we want to give you the most authentic Scottish experience possible. From the comfort of our luxury bespoke vehicles to our legendary, fully qualified guides, we can’t wait to show you our country. We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have a job doing something we really enjoy; everyone at Highland Experience shares a passion for travel and helping other people discover Scotland’s Highlands. Our love for real, sustainable and unique tour experiences makes us who we are.

Opening times

Monday - 7am - 10pm
Tuesday - 7am - 10pm
Wednesday - 7am -10pm
Thursday - 7am - 10pm
Friday - 7am - 10pm
Saturday - 7am - 10pm
Sunday - 7am - 8pm

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