Half Day Shore Excursion Highlights of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney

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Tour Number

Activity Level

397790


Categories

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

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: 6

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 6 travellers for up to 4 hours.
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 Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

For 6 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

Other: - 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

40 GBP - Souvenirs
Snack/drink
Site entrance fees

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: This tour is designed for up to 6 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-Sept. 09.30-17.30 hrs.

Adult £9.00
+60 years Senior £7.20
Child 5-15 £5.40
Under 5. Free

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

Some evening tours July and August

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.

A Recent Review of this tour

Simon picked us up on time at the dock. Because of the weather he adjusted the tour so that we would be riding during the rain. When the weather cleared we backtracked to see the areas we had just driven by before. He was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. A great excursion for our group of 4. Thanks Simon.
Bess Wien

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    397790


    Categories

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

    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: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    French (basic), English (fluent)

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