Orkney Discovery
3 day tour from £340 Book Now
Tour Summary

Orkney Discovery
3 day / 2 night tour

The captivating Orkney Islands boast ancient treasures and a colourful Viking legacy. On this tour you will have the chance to visit two of the most famous prehistoric sites - the stone-age village of Skara Brae and the burial chamber of Maeshowe. Learn the naval history of Scapa Flow and see intricate workmanship of the Italian Chapel. There is so much to discover on this wonderful 3-day tour.

Price range: £340 - £450

Northern Highlands - see rolling countryside, stunning seascapes and historic fishing villages which hug the coast as we head for the Far North

Italian Chapel - visit this moving legacy from World War II

Skara Brae - step back 5,000 years to explore this pre-historic village  

Kirkwall - enjoy a two-night stay in the bustling Capital of the Orkney Islands

Ring of Brodgar - explore the magical stones that make up this impressive circle

Movie locations - Venus Peter, The Silver Darlings and Winter Solstice

Guest house accommodation included - hotel upgrade option available

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • 2 nights guest house or hotel accommodation
  • Location: Kirkwall, Orkney Islands (2) 
  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (2)
Tour Essentials
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned mini/midicoach
  • Ferry to the Orkney Islands
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

From Platform 7
Inverness Bus Station
Margaret Street
Inverness IV1 1LT

Check-in: 08:45 hrs
Tour Departs: 09:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 18:30 hrs

Child details

Concession discount applies to adults aged 60 years and above; students and children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive.

We’re really sorry but children aged under 3 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement.  

Price Notes

The price of this tour includes guest house accommodation with en-suite bathroom. You can up-grade to hotel accommodation at extra cost during the booking process. 

Luggage Allowance
One medium sized suitcase/bag per person (maximum weight: 15 kilos)

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code 
HEX 00770

Customer Reviews

  • Rating:
    14 Sep 2015

    We packed a lot into a few days. Some I could have skipped, but I understand that not everyone on a tour has the same enthusiasms. Our driver and guide was seemingly inexhaustible and very good natured. It was a terrific way to see the Orkneys. So glad I went with the tour rather than driving myself. I would highly recommend it.

    Heather from Prescott, Canada

  • Rating:
    05 Aug 2015

    Cameron was unfailingly cheerful and patient, as well as informative. I enjoyed the tour very much. Another time I would choose accommodation that included a restaurant, or was closer to town. At the end of a very long day with lots of walking, and in the rain, didn't enjoy having to walk ten or fifteen minutes to find a restaurant.

    Heather from Prescott, Canada

  • Rating:
    04 Mar 2015

    We really enjoyed the tour. The weather was great - what we expected for the time of the year- misty! The tour guides were great and knew their stuff, and were great company. They went out of their way to show us a couple of things that weren't on the itinerary. Enjoyable and great value for money.

    Cheryl from Denistone, Australia


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