Daily Tours ~ Summer 2014
 
     

We are pleased to offer the following CarbonZero Tour programme
for our 25th season, from 1 April to 30 September 2014:

Tours at a Glance

Day                  Tour                                             Destination
Monday          Treasures of Orkney*               South Isles & West Mainland
Tuesday         Treasures of Orkney*               South Isles & West Mainland (1 - 29 APR)
Tuesday         Ancient Wonders & Wildlife   West Mainland  (6 MAY - 15 JUL)
Tuesday          Neolithic Heartland*                West Mainland  (22 JUL - 19 AUG)
Tuesday         Treasures of Orkney*               S. Isles & W. Mainland (26 AUG - 30 SEP)
Wednesday   South Isles Splendour*           South Isles
Thursday        Megalithic Masterpieces         West Mainland
Friday              Treasures of Orkney*               South Isles & West Mainland
Saturday        South Isles Splendour*           South Isles
Sunday           Megalithic Masterpieces         West Mainland

* Connecting ferry service for Day Trips to Orkney from Scrabster on Monday, Tuesday (except 22 JUL - 19 AUG), Wednesday and Friday.

 

 
Daily Tour Price Includes
 

Complimentary map
Excludes ferry sailings, site admissions and lunch.

Scroll down for detailed Daily Tours programme.

 

 
Monday ~ Treasures of Orkney
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the
South Isles and the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage site.

Tour Highlights:

  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop
  • Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound - photo stop
  • Inspiring Italian Chapel - guided tour
  • Ceremonial  Ring of Brodgar - guided tour
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour
  • Cliffs of Yesnaby - photo stop
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  10.30
Kirkwall - Palace Road  11.00

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.
For Day Trip to Orkney (including ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

 

 
Tuesday ~ Treasures of Orkney (1 APR - 29 APR / 27 AUG - 24 SEP)
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the
South Isles and the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage site.

Tour Highlights:

  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop
  • Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound - photo stop
  • Inspiring Italian Chapel - guided tour
  • Ceremonial  Ring of Brodgar - guided tour
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour
  • Cliffs of Yesnaby - photo stop 
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  10.30
Kirkwall - Palace Road  11.00

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.
For Day Trip to Orkney (including ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

 

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

Explore Orkney’s magnificent natural heritage
and prehistoric treasures.

Tour Highlights:

  • Birsay Moors RSPB nature reserve - wildlife viewing  
  • Marwick Head RSPB nature reserve -  clifftop walk & wildlife viewing
  • Brodgar RSPB nature reserve surrounding the ceremonial Ring of Brodgar - wildlife viewing & guided tour 
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour 
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour   
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  10.30
Kirkwall - Palace Road  11.00

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.
For Day Trip to Orkney (including ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

 

 
Tuesday ~ Neolithic Heartland (22 JUL - 19 AUG)
 

Uncover the ancient mysteries of Orkney's remarkable World Heritage. 

Tour Highlights:

  • Mysteries of Maeshowe Tomb - guided tour
  • Ceremonial Ring of Brodgar - guided tour
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour
  • Archaeological dig at Ness of Brodgar (weather permitting) - guided tour
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  09.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  09.30

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Maeshowe (adult £5.50 / senior £4.40) and Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.
For Day Trip to Orkney (including ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

 

 
Wednesday ~ South Isles Splendour
 

Discover the captivating history and natural
beauty of Orkney's South Isles. 

Tour Highlights:

  • The Gloup collapsed sea cave - wildlife viewing & photo stop 
  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop 
  • Churchill Barriers and Blockships - photo stop 
  • Inspiring Italian Chapel - guided tour
  • Orkney Wine Company's traditional vintages - tasting & shopping 
  • Windwick Bay sea stack and seals - wildlife viewing & photo stop 
  • Picturesque village of St Margaret’s Hope - free time
  • Outstanding vistas from Olad Brae - photo stop 
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  10.30
Kirkwall - Palace Road  11.00

Return
Kirkwall - Palace Road  15.30
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  None
Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.
For Day Trip to Orkney (including ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

 

 
Thursday ~ Megalithic Masterpieces
 

Journey through Orkney's rich archaeological landscape, home of the some of the Neolithic period's greatest architectural wonders.

Tour Highlights:

  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop 
  • Maeshowe Tomb - guided tour
  • Neolithic Unstan Tomb - guided tour
  • Ceremonial Ring of Brodgar - guided tour
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  09.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  09.30

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Maeshowe (adult £5.50 / senior £4.40) and Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.

 

 
Friday ~ Treasures of Orkney
 

Visit Orkney's most beloved monuments of the
South Isles and the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage site.

Tour Highlights:

  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop 
  • Churchill Barrier No. 1 at Kirk Sound - photo stop 
  • Inspiring Italian Chapel - guided tour
  • Ceremonial Ring of Brodgar - guided tour
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour
  • Cliffs of Yesnaby - photo stop 
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  10.30
Kirkwall - Palace Road  11.00

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.
For Day Trip to Orkney (including ferry sailings and site admissions), click here.

 

 
Saturday ~ South Isles Splendour
 

Discover the captivating history and natural
beauty of Orkney's South Isles. 

Tour Highlights:

  • The Gloup collapsed sea cave - wildlife viewing & photo stop 
  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop 
  • Churchill Barriers and Blockships - photo stop 
  • Inspiring Italian Chapel - guided tour
  • Orkney Wine Company's traditional vintages - tasting & shopping 
  • Windwick Bay sea stack and seals - wildlife viewing & photo stop 
  • Picturesque village of St Margaret’s Hope - free time
  • Outstanding vistas from Olad Brae - photo stop 
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  10.30
Kirkwall - Palace Road  11.00

Return
Kirkwall - Palace Road  15.30
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  None
Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.

 
 

 
Sunday ~ Megalithic Masterpieces
 

Journey through Orkney's rich archaeological landscape, home of the some of the Neolithic period's greatest architectural wonders.

Tour Highlights:

  • Natural harbour of Scapa Flow - photo stop
  • Neolithic Unstan Tomb - guided tour
  • Mysteries of Maeshowe Tomb - guided tour 
  • Ceremonial  Ring of Brodgar - guided tour
  • Imposing Standing Stones of Stenness - guided tour
  • 5,000 year-old village of Skara Brae - guided tour
  • Home cooked Orkney lunch

Depart
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  09.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  09.30

Return
Stromness - Ferry Terminal  16.00
Kirkwall - Palace Road  16.30

Tour Price  £59.00
Admissions:  Maeshowe (adult £5.50 / senior £4.40) and Skara Brae (adult £7.10 / senior £5.70)
Please see Notes below for additional Tour information.

 

 
Notes...
 

  • Minimum 2 guests required to operate a tour.
  • Tours subject to availability at time of booking.  Advance booking is essential and payment is required to secure a booking.
  • Terms & Conditions apply to all bookings.
  • Do you have any questions?  They may be answered in our Daily Tours Frequently Asked Questions.

 

 

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