Traveler Reviews for Private Tour in Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom by Tour Guide Simon V.

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Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom
Simon V.
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Mark H.

Huntington Woods, MI, United States
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Tour: #397297, Full Day Shore Excursion to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom    
Date: May 25/19

We can't imagine a better way to explore Orkney then spending the with Simon. Simon was first rate. He was friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about Orkney. Simon knew how to avoid the crowds, was adaptable to our interests and scheduled lunch in a lovely brewery. We learned so much and thoroughly enjoyed our time on Orkney with Simon. We would highly recommend his tour.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Many thanks for your kind words. I enjoyed our time together and hope the rest of your trip went well.

Andrea Seaton

United States
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Tour: #397297, Full Day Shore Excursion to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom    
Date: May 22/19

Simon was an excellent guide! He met six of us at our ferry from John O'Groats and gave us a full tour of all the sites we wanted to see on The Orkney Islands. His van is very comfortable, and he was able to keep us moving in such a way that we got to sites before or after the crowds. It was a cold, rainy day, so he took us to warm up at a great brewery and also at a wonderful ice cream place! He was full of information, and we really enjoyed our time with him. His headset microphone was very helpful!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Many thanks for your kind comments. I enjoyed our day too and hope the rest of your trip goes well Hope to see you again in Orkney

Rob Durrans

United States
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Tour: #397297, Full Day Shore Excursion to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom    
Date: Sep 1/18

Simon was AWESOME!!! Super friendly and prepared. He accommodated our wants, had great suggestions. For example, we kind of did the tour in reverse so that we got to the busy sites ahead of the other tour buses and were finishing about the time they got there. Consequently, no lines to wait for, and the tours pretty much to ourselves. He is very knowledgeable, took us to a few places that most tours don't go, and we had an absolutely lovely time! I would recommend him without any hesitation!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Rob. Thank you for your kind words. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time with me in Orkney. We had a great day together. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and will come back to Orkney again. Thanks again Simon

Jean Swartzmiller

United States
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Tour: #397297, Full Day Shore Excursion to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom    
Date: Jul 4/18

We had a great day with Simon. He showed us Orkney Island, loved the sights, the lunch stop (Orkney Brewery) and his narrative of what we were seeing. We were very comfortable with him. He did a great job.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Many thanks Jean. It was a pleasure to meet you all and to show you around. I enjoyed our day and hope the rest of your trip went well. Maybe see you again in Orkney Kind regards Simon

Nancy DeFord

United States
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Tour: #397297, Full Day Shore Excursion to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom    
Date: Jun 10/18

This was our favorite experience on our trip around Scotland. Simon was thoughtful about scheduling and shared more than the "standard" Orkney sites, which are spectacular enough. We learned about living on Orkney from a local.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Nancy. Thank you so much. It was a real pleasure to show you all around. I'm glad all our timings worked well and hope the rest of your journey was great. Kind regards Simon