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1 Day Tour from Inverness - Isle of Skye, Fairy Pools, and Eilean Donan Castle

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Explore the magical Isle of Skye, swim in the Fairy Pools, view Eilean Donan Castle and Portree, enjoy a dram of Single Malt Scotch at Talisker Whisky Distillery, plus much more on this 1-day group tour from Inverness. Travel by coach to see the jewels of the Isle on this jam-packed bumper day journey.

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Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland

Loch Ness is known as the home of the Loch Ness Monster (also known as "Nessie"). The earliest report of a monster in the vicinity of Loch Ness appears in the Life of St. Columba by Adomnán, written in the sixth century AD.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Black Cuillin, Scotland

Once on the Isle of Skye we make our way up the east coast of the island. Take in the stunning views of the Red and Black Cuillin mountains, and the islands of Scalpay and Raasay as we head south west through many small villages, down single track roads towards the Fairy Pools.

Stop At: Fairy Pools, Road to Glenbrittle Glenbrittle, IV47 8TA Scotland

Walk in the shadow of the Cuillin Mountains, with the supernaturals through fairy-sized landscapes and their most famous baths, the Fairy Pools. The pools are located in one of the most dramatic landscapes on Skye. The fairies regularly bathe here, in the crystal clear green pools of the River Brittle. Weather permitting, you can swim in the pools of the river, one of the UK’s best wild swimming spots. Have fun diving under natural arches and waterfalls, but please do not spy on the fairies, as they can easily take offence!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Talisker Distillery, Carbost IV47 8SR Scotland

Talisker distillery based in Carbost was the only whiskey distillery on the Isle of Skye, the whiskey is a single malt Scotch, with a very distinctive Peaty-smoky taste. We shall go through the Visitor Centre and if available sample one of the fine whiskys produced here.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Portree Harbour, Off the Sound of Rassay, Portree Scotland

We will spend some time in the tiny harbour town of Portree, the capital of the Isle of Skye with its brightly coloured buildings beside a picturesque harbour, the name of the town of Portree commemorates the visit of King James the V in 1540, records have it that it was originally called Portray and was believed to have been inhabited as far back as the Mesolithic period.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland

Eilean Donan Castle is one of the most recognised castles in Scotland. Strategically located on its own little island, overlooking the Isle of Skye, at the point where three great sea-lochs meet, and surrounded by the majestic splendour of the forested mountains of Kintail, Eilean Donan’s setting is truly breath-taking.

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of the journey is approximate, the exact duration will depend on traffic and weather conditions
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for travellers with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • International guide

  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Your tour does not include accommodation in the price

Departure Point
87 Ardross St, Inverness IV3 5NN, UK

Departure Time
8:30 AM

12 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.