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Ring of Brodgar
Orkney Islands

Maxi Tour of Orkney

From £79 per adult

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May — September

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Enjoy a fascinating Day Tour of Orkney Islands from John O'Groats departing 8.45am daily from 1 May to 30 September. Short 40 mins sea crossing.

The Maxi Day Tour of Orkney departs from John O'Groats, 7 days a week at 8.45am from 1 May to 30 September.

Depart on the ferry from John O'Groats. 40 mins sea crossing. Coach is waiting on your arrival to Burwick. The driver gives a commentary in English. See Churchill Barriers, Italian Chapel, Kirkwall with St Magnus Cathedral, Stromness, Skara Brae (stoneage village), Standing Stones and the Ring of Brodgar.

Return on the last ferry. Extras are lunch (Stromness, free to get your own lunch) and entrance fees. There are entrances to Skara Brae and Italian Chapel.

COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

John O'Groats ferries
Ferry Office
John O'Groats

Key facilities

Parking Parking
Disabled Access Level Access
John o' Groats
Boat Coach Driver guide
Large Group (31+)
Family History Island Hopping Landscapes Photography Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £79 Per Adult
  • £39.50 Per child
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

John O'Groats ferries

We run Day Tours to the Orkney Islands from John O’Groats daily during the summer months. Our most Popular Tour is the Maxi Day Tour of Orkney. It's quick and easy to book this tour online at Just hit the red book Online box. Our passenger ferry from John O'Groats operates every day from 1 May to 30 Sept and takes just 40 minutes to cross the Pentland Firth. We also run great Wildlife Cruises from John O'Groats harbour daily at 2.30pm.

Opening times

8am to 8pm
7 days a week

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