Day Trips to Orkney ~ Summer 2014
 
     

Day Trips to Orkney from Scrabster on the Scottish Mainland are available on Mondays, Tuesdays (except 22 JUL - 19 AUG), Wednesdays and Fridays.  

What is a Day Trip?
A Day Trip is a same-day visit to Orkney, which includes a guided tour from our Daily Tours programme as well as an early morning ferry sailing from Scrabster to Stromness, a late afternoon return ferry sailing and admission to all sites on the tour.  Day Trips include our Complimentary Ferry Booking Service. 

Orkney Day Trip Itinerary
Board the ferry for the early morning sailing departing Scrabster for Stromness, Orkney at 08.45.  During the 90 minute crossing, enjoy fantastic views of Britain’s most famous sea stack, the Old Man of Hoy, and St. John's Head, one of Britain’s highest vertical sea cliffs.  Upon arrival, receive a warm island welcome from your accredited professional Orkney driver-guide who will be waiting to whisk you away for your tour.  Enjoy a day of discovery and wonder before returning to Stromness in the late afternoon.  Check in and board the ferry once again for the return sailing to Scrabster departing at 16.45.

 

 
Orkney Day Trip Price Includes
 

  • Ferry sailings (Scrabster - Stromness - Scrabster) and Complimentary Ferry Booking Service 
  • Guided Orkney tour (transport in executive touring vehicle with panoramic windows and accredited professional Orkney driver-guide who provides onboard commentary and guides you through the sites)
  • Site admissons
  • VAT

Excludes lunch.

Scroll down for Day Trip tour options.

 

 
Monday ~ Treasures of Orkney Day Trip
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the South Isles and Neolithic Heartland World Heritage site.  Tour highlights include natural harbour of Scapa Flow, Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound, inspiring Italian Chapel, ceremonial Ring of Brodgar, imposing Standing Stones of Stenness, 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae, Cliffs of Yesnaby.

2014 Day Trip Prices

1 APR - 09 JUN    £101.50
12 JUN - 29 AUG  £104.00
1 SEP - 30 SEP     £101.50

Please see Notes below for additional Day Trip information.
For Daily Tour only (excluding ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

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Tuesday ~ Treasures of Orkney Day Trip (1 - 29 APR)
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the South Isles and Neolithic Heartland World Heritage site.  Tour highlights include natural harbour of Scapa Flow, Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound, inspiring Italian Chapel, ceremonial Ring of Brodgar, imposing Standing Stones of Stenness, 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae, Cliffs of Yesnaby.

2014 Day Trip Price  £101.50 

Please see Notes below for additional Day Trip information.
For Daily Tour only (excluding ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

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Tuesday ~ Ancient Wonders & Wildlife Day Trip (6 MAY - 15 JUL)
 

Explore Orkney’s magnificent natural heritage and prehistoric treasures.  Tour highlights include Birsay Moors RSPB nature reserve’s moorland wildlife, clifftop habitat at Marwick Head RSPB nature reserve, Brodgar RSPB nature reserve surrounding the ceremonial Ring of Brodgar, imposing Standing Stones of Stenness, 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae.

2014 Day Trip Prices

6 MAY - 10 JUN     £101.50
17 JUN - 15 JUL   £104.00

Please see Notes below for additional Day Trip information.
For Daily Tour only (excluding ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

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Tuesday ~ Treasures of Orkney Day Trip (26 AUG - 30 SEP)
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the South Isles and Neolithic Heartland World Heritage site.  Tour highlights include natural harbour of Scapa Flow, Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound, inspiring Italian Chapel, ceremonial Ring of Brodgar, imposing Standing Stones of Stenness, 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae, Cliffs of Yesnaby.

2014 Day Trip Prices

26 AUG                 £104.00
2 SEP - 30 SEP  £101.50

Please see Notes below for additional Day Trip information.
For Daily Tour only (excluding ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

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Wednesday ~ South Isles Splendour Day Trip
 

Discover the captivating history and natural beauty of Orkney's South Isles.  Tour highlights include the Gloup sea cave, natural harbour of Scapa Flow, Churchill Barriers and Blockships, inspiring Italian Chapel, Orkney Wine Company's traditional vintages, Windwick Bay sea stack and seals, picturesque village of St Margaret’s Hope, and outstanding vistas from Olad Brae.

2014 Day Trip Prices

2 APR - 11 JUN    £94.00
18 JUN - 27 AUG  £97.00
3 SEP - 24 SEP     £94.50

Please see Notes below for additional Day Trip information.
For Daily Tour only (excluding ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

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Friday ~ Treasures of Orkney Day Trip
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the South Isles and Neolithic Heartland World Heritage site.  Tour highlights include natural harbour of Skara Brae, Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound, inspiring Italian Chapel, ceremonial Ring of Brodgar, imposing Standing Stones of Stenness, 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae, Cliffs of Yesnaby.

2014 Day Trip Prices

1 APR - 09 JUN    £101.50
12 JUN - 29 AUG  £104.00
1 SEP - 30 SEP     £101.50

Please see Notes below for additional Day Trip information.
For Daily Tour only (excluding ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

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Notes...
 

  • Day Trips not available on Sundays, Tuesdays 22 JUL - 19 AUG, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Day Trips subject to availability at time of booking.  Advance booking is essential.
  • Terms & Conditions apply to all bookings. 
  • For additional Tour information, click here

 

 

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