Official Sightseeing
Tours of Scotland since 1907
Scotland's Islands

Scotland's Islands

Scotland’s islands really do let you get away from it all.

The gentler pace of life is infectious.

Their natural beauty takes your breath away. Local prehistoric treasures and native wildlife are fascinating and rewarding. A world away from daily hustle and bustle.



Fun Facts

  • St Columba founded a monastery on the little of island of Iona in 563 bringing Christianity to Scotland.
  • Orkney has amongst the largest wrecks in the world to dive upon within 30m of water. In 1919 Admiral von Reuter ordered the German High Seas Fleet to scuttle and 7 of the ships remain on the seabed of Scapa Flow where they support a thriving diving indust
  • Maeshowe on Orkney was discovered by Viking invaders who left grafitti on the walls.
  • Tiree claims the largest number of sunshine hours in the United Kingdom.
  • George Orwell wrote his famous novel, "1984", on the island of Jura.

Things to see...

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Tours that visit Islands


Highlights of Orkney and Shetland

Highlights of Orkney and Shetland 6 Day Tour from £1,495.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Explore the haunting beauty and unique heritage of Scotland's Northern Isles to discover magnificent prehistoric and Norse treasures.  

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Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides

Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides 6 Day Tour from £1,240.00
from Edinburgh

Sample the captivating delights of Scotland’s Highlands and islands, exploring famous sights and discovering hidden gems in a land of rich history and charm.

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Skye, Orkney and the North Coast 500

Skye, Orkney and the North Coast 500 8 Day Tour from £1,570.00
from Edinburgh

Discover the scenic beauty of the North Coast 500, sail over the sea to Skye and explore the ancient history of the Orkney Islands on this magnificent tour.

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Grand Tour of the Outer Hebrides

Grand Tour of the Outer Hebrides 6 Day Tour from £1,395.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Discover the Land of the Gaels in-depth on this amazing Island hopping adventure through the length and breadth of the picturesque Western Isles.

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Orkney Discovery

Orkney Discovery 3 Day Tour from £580.00
from Inverness

Explore the best of the Orkney Islands on this short tour. It is the perfect accompaniment to your stay in the Highland Capital.

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Hebridean Discovery Small Group Tour

Hebridean Discovery Small Group Tour 3 Day Tour from £510.00
from Inverness

Travel to the Outer Hebrides to explore the distinctive heritage and scenic beauty of Harris and Lewis.

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Hebridean Explorer Small Group Tour

Hebridean Explorer Small Group Tour 5 Day Tour from £850.00
from Edinburgh

Get away from it all on a magnificent short break to the Hebridean islands of Lewis and Harris.

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Highlands and Islands

Highlands and Islands 8 Day Tour from £1,500.00
from Edinburgh

This amazing tour unfolds to show you the magnificent scenery of Scotland’s West Coast as well as the Hebridean islands of Skye, Harris and Lewis.

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Highlights of the Outer Hebrides

Highlights of the Outer Hebrides 5 Day Tour from £995.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Discover the Land of the Gaels in-depth on this fantastic island-hopping adventure through eight Hebridean isles.

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Orkney Explorer

Orkney Explorer 5 Day Tour from £950.00
from Edinburgh

This concise tour combines wonderful Highland scenery with a fabulous two-night stay in the fabled Orkney Islands. It’s the perfect island adventure.

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Scotland's Highlands and Islands

Scotland's Highlands and Islands 14 Day Tour from £3,359.00
from Glasgow

Discover magical islands, sophisticated cities and the rugged beauty of the Scottish highlands on this far-reaching tour.

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Scottish Highland Fling

Scottish Highland Fling 10 Day Tour from £2,419.00
from Edinburgh

Combine visits to historical and sophisticated cities with the stunning scenery of the Highlands, including a magical excursion to the Orkney Islands.

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Scottish Highlands, Islands and Cities

Scottish Highlands, Islands and Cities 13 Day Tour from £4,111.00
from Edinburgh

This epic tour will take you along some of the most famous routes in Scotland to visit Edinburgh, Glasgow and the islands of Skye, Orkney, Mull and Iona.

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Scottish Isles and Glens

Scottish Isles and Glens 12 Day Tour from £3,000.00
from Glasgow

Be captivated by the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and Islands on this luxury tour that includes visits to the Orkney Islands, Skye and Bute.

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Skye, Orkney and the Highlands

Skye, Orkney and the Highlands 8 Day Tour from £1,575.00
from Edinburgh

Explore Skye, the Orkney Islands together with the Western and Northern Highlands in one spectacular tour.

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