Half Day Shore Excursion Highlights of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Tour Number

Activity Level

397790


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children with adult supervision.
We are unable to provide child car seats but you are welcome to bring your own.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

French (basic), English (fluent)

Step back in time 5000 years at the Ring of Brodgar Private Tour


This tour is designed for up to 4 travellers. If your group size is larger, please contact me for details and a quote.

We tour the northern shore of Scapa Flow to explore the Unesco World Heritage sites
within the Heart of Neolithic Orkney.

Time to experience the monoliths at The Standing Stones of Stenness and the Ring of Brodgar stone circle and henge.

On to the Atlantic West coast at Skaill Bay we visit the 5000 year old Neolithic settlement at Skara Brae. Time to experience the site and cafe, toilets and souvenir shop.

Make our way back to Kirkwall through Finstown.

Tour may operate in a different order depending on local conditions.

Itinerary

A short tour of 4 hours, you will visit the main Neolithic sites leaving time before or after to explore Kirkwall, St. Magnus cathedral and shops.

We drive via the northern shore of Scapa Flow to the Unesco Heart of Neolithic Orkney sites.
Time to visit the Standing Stones of Stenness and the
Ring of Brodgar stone circle and henge.

On to the Atlantic West coast at Skaill Bay you visit Skara Brae Neolithic settlement 5000 years old.
Time here for your visit and cafe, toilets and souvenir shop.

Time and weather permitting we may also be able to visit the sea cliffs at Yesnaby.

Make our way back through Finstown to your ship or another location in Kirkwall.

Tour may operate in a different order depending on local conditions.
Please wear strong shoes and bring wind/waterproof clothing.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Tour starts from your cruise ship terminal or another agreed location in Kirkwall.

End location: Tour ends at your cruise ship terminal or another agreed location in Kirkwall.

Duration: 4 hours

For 4 people.
Duration up to 4 hours. Tour start morning from cruise terminal
or lunchtime from Kirkwall Cathedral or pre arranged location.

Transportation

In my own 8 seat taxi.
Ford Tourneo 2015

What’s Included

- Pick up and drop off at a place of your choosing in Kirkwall
- My time and services as your private guide
- Transportation in my executive air conditioned eight passenger seat vehicle
- Mineral Water.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - Souvenirs
Snack/drink
Site entrance fees

What’s Extra

This tour is designed for up to 4 travellers. Should your group size be larger (up to 8 travellers), please contact me for details and a quote.

Entrance fee payable locally at Skara Brae.

Skara Brae and Skaill House. April-Oct. 09.30-17.30 hrs.

Adult £7.50
+60 years Senior £6.00
Child 5-15 £4.50
Under 5. Free

Skara Brae only. Nov-Mar. 10.00-1600 hrs.
Adult. £6.50
+60 years. Senior. £5.20
Child 5-15 £3.90
Under 5. Free

Restrictions

I am a fully licensed and insured Taxi driver. I have not yet qualified as a Green badge guide and will not be able to guide you within the historical monuments.

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