Orkney in a Day - 1 day tour

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Tour Summary

Orkney in a Day
One day tour

The Orkney Islands is home to many outstanding historic treasures and on this absorbing tour, you'll have the chance to visit ancient Neolithic sites including Skara Brae, Maeshowe and the evocative Ring of Brodgar. Discover Scapa Flow, the scene of momentous events in both World Wars and explore mighty St Magnus Cathedral, one of the finest in Europe. On the mainland, you'll travel along the North Coast 500 route famed for its stunning coastal views!

Price range: £109 - £129

Northern Highlands - enjoy stunning mountain views and sweeping seascapes

Italian Chapel - visit this ornate chapel constructed by Italian prisoners-of-war

Skara Brae - step back 5,000 years to discover all about Neolithic life at this well-preserved settlement of prehistoric dwellings

Ring of Brodgar - explore this magnificent circle of monoliths, one of the most significant in the United Kingdom

Kirkwall - discover how the Vikings shaped this bustling town and see magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, founded in 1137  

Movie locations - Venus Peter, The Silver Darlings and The Spy in Black

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned midicoach
  • Live commentary in English
  • Ferry to the Orkney Islands
  • 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: 05:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 05:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 21:30 hrs

Child details

There are no senior or student discounts available on this tour.

We’re really sorry, but children aged under 6 years cannot travel on this tour.

Price Notes

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

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