Loch Ness & Inverness Tour

Explore Loch Ness & Inverness

Delve into Loch Ness & go Nessie-hunting. Explore Castles and Highland capital Inverness.

Explore the shores and waters of the mysterious Loch Ness with a drive through Scotland’s Great Glen. We’ll stop off at Fort Augustus where you can join a boat cruise along the loch and indulge in a spot of Nessie Spotting. At the head of the loch, we’ll visit Urquhart Castle before heading on to Inverness. After a spot of lunch, the city is yours to explore and its shops to plunder.

Friendly & Knowledgable Guide

Alistair will meet and welcome you onboard for a fun filled and effortless tour of the Isle of Skye's top locations.

Family Friendly

Families are very welcome and our transport is well equipped for little ones with car seats and booster seats available and plenty of storage space for buggies and change bags.

Photo Friendly

Don't forget your camera! Alistair will take you to the best scenic view points so your holiday snaps will be the envy of your friends.

Customisable Tour

This tour can be customised to include locations that you wouldl ike to visit. Just ask when enquiring for a custom quote.

Would you like to explore Loch Ness & Inverness with Alistair?

Our Pricing Guide

Our prices include fuel, insurance and personal guiding from Alistair. Ferry transportation, meals and attraction admission is not included and should be paid directly.

Full Day Tour
10 hours touring
  • Up to 4 passengers
  • Friendly & Knowledgable Guide
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Pick up & drop off from chosen location
  • Additional passengers charged at £100 pp
Custom Tour
Fully customised to your requirements
  • Friendly & Knowledgable Guide
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Custom tour locations
  • Pick up & drop off from chosen location
  • Prices for up to 7 passengers

Tour Itinerary

Below is an example itinerary of the locations we will visit on a full day version of this tour.

Welcome Onboard

Alistair will meet & welcome you oboard our luxury Mercedes vehicle and after settling in, we’ll head off for our first destination on the Isle of Skye.

Neptune's Staircase

Our first stop is at Banavie, outside Fort William and Neptune’s Staircase the UK’s longest staircase lock comprising of eight locks on the Caledonian Canal. The staircase was built by famed engineer Thomas Telford between 1803 and 1822.

The Great Glen

We travel along the Great Glen which tracks along an ancient fault line and along the shores of a series on inland lochs.

Fort Augustus & Nessie Hunting

We stop at Fort Augustus on the southernmost top of Loch Ness and allow time to walk around the town.

We highly recommend a spot of “Nessie Hunting” onboard one of the Loch Ness boat cruises that depart from here at scheduled times throughout the day.

Urquhart Castle

We visit Urquhart Castle at Drumnadrochit and discover 1000 years of drama, experience a glimpse of medieval life and enjoy stunning views over Loch Ness from the ruins of one of the greatest castles in the Highlands.


Inverness is the capital of the Highlands and offers a wealth of opportunity for shopping, dining and exploring.

Take a tour around Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, head to Leaky’s Bookshop or shop in the Victorian Market


Make sure to stop for a spot of lunch in one of the city’s many eateries.

Moray Firth Dolphins

After you’ve had your fill of exploring Inverness, we head out of the town to the Moray Firth and a chance to see the famous dolphins and their acrobatic antics.

Homeward Bound

We will set off from Inverness back to your drop off location. Following a full and satisfying day, we won’t tell anyone if you have a snooze.

Drop Off

Arrive safely at your desination.

Are you ready to explore the Loch Ness & Inverness with Alistair?

Banavie, Fort William PH33 7PZ, UK

Fort Augustus PH32, UK

Drumnadrochit, Inverness IV63, UK

Inverness, UK

"We spent the afternoon with Alistair Burns and could not recommend him more highly. We had the best time and he was an awesome tour guide."
Nick Best

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