The best of the Black Isle day tour from Inverness
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The best of the Black Isle day tour from Inverness

Availability: Daily
Duration: up to 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore the beauty of the Black Isle
  • Learn about ancient Celtic traditions and ancient art
  • Go dolphin spotting in the Beauly Firth
What to expect

Join this day tour and discover the beautiful palette of the Black Isle. You'll have the chance to go on a wildlife cruise, taste locally brewed beers, and learn the tales of this history-soaked region of Scotland.

After departure from Inverness, you'll head straight for the Black Isle Brewery where you'll taste some of their beers and learn about the ethical beliefs and what goes into production. After you’ve soaked up the local flavors, you'll take a short drive to Rosemarkie. In this wonderful 'wee' village, you'll be able to discover ancient Pictish art and take in fresh sea views.

The journey then continues to the picturesque village of Cromarty. There are plenty of things to do here. You can eat at a local restaurant, go shopping in the delightful arts and crafts shop, or visit the birthplace of the famous geologist, Hugh Millar. Your next stop is an example of a strange, ancient Celtic tradition. It’s a small well in a forest where people leave offerings for spirits, gods, and wishes. You can leave something yourself as long as it's biodegradable!

Before heading back to Inverness, you have the chance to go dolphin spotting with the ‘Dolphin Spirit’. This boat is specially designed to limit disruption for the dolphins. The friendly guides will tell you incredible facts about the wildlife, and you'll learn how the dolphins use these beautiful areas as a nursery for their calves. It’s an essential Black Isle experience; but if you have other plans, you can skip this option and be taken back Inverness earlier.

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What's included
  • Transport in a 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Air conditioning
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Dolphin spotting boat trip (fee not included)
What's not included
  • Entry fees to attractions
Reduced price
  • Children (5-15 years): reduced
Where

Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT

Meeting point:

Please meet at stance 7 at the bus station.

What to remember
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour starts
  • Unfortunately, children under the age of 5 are not permitted on this tour
  • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 8 passengers
  • Please bring waterproof clothing and walking shoes
  • There is a luggage restriction of 14kg per person. This should be one piece of luggage approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm and a small bag for on board personal items
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When
  • Tour departs at 9.45am
  • Tour returns at approx. 5.45pm
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Provider
Rabbie's Small Group Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the activity begins.

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