What better way to learn more about Inverness and Loch Ness than with a guided tour? Delve into the enthralling history of this magnificent region, with Inverness city tours, Highland excursions and Loch Ness boat trips. They are all great ways to hear some local stories and be guided by experts who know the area so well. Especially good if time is short and you want to fit in all the highlights that the Highlands has to offer.
Hop on board an Inverness sightseeing bus and you can explore the whole city! City Sightseeing Inverness is a great way to see the historic buildings, best viewpoints and top attractions of the city. Complete with informative audio commentary in English. With 9 different stops around the city, you can leave and rejoin the tour as often as you like. Tickets are valid for 24 hours, so take your time. Points of interest en route include Inverness Castle, River Ness and Ness Islands, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Caledonian Canal Locks, Eden Court Theatre and many more.
After experiencing the city, it’s time to discover the magnificent Highlands. There are several Highland tour companies operating from Inverness. Both one-day and multi-day trips are available. Taking you, by coach, to some of the most beautiful and fascinating places in Scotland. Destinations include the Black Isle, Speyside, Glen Affric, Cairngorms National Park, Skye, Orkney, Lewis and Harris. Check out Rabbie’s Tours, Highland Explorer Tours and WOW Scotland Tours.
Sail the mysterious waters of Loch Ness on a boat cruise and enjoy the Highlands from a different perspective. Keep an eye out for the elusive Loch Ness Monster as you go! Take in the spectacular sights and learn some of the rich history and captivating myths and legends surrounding this world-famous loch. Loch Ness by Jacobite offer a range of tours and cruises on their fleet of four vessels. Or, for the thrill-seekers, Beastie Boats can take you on a high-speed adventure.