Invergordon is a popular cruise port located in the Highlands of Scotland, located 40 minutes from Inverness. It offers various shore excursion options for visitors to explore the surrounding areas. The private tours can have a duration of 6 or 8 hours, depending on your cruise ship departure time and our Mercedes Benz Vito can accommodate up to 8 passengers.
Here are a few suggestions for places to be visited during a shore excursion tour in Invergordon:
Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle: Take a tour to the legendary Loch Ness, famous for its mythical creature, the Loch Ness Monster. Enjoy a scenic drive along the loch and visit Urquhart Castle, a historic ruin with stunning views of the Loch.
Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns: Visit Cawdor Castle, a well-preserved medieval fortress surrounded by beautiful gardens and woodlands. Afterwards, explore the historic Culloden Battlefield, the site of the final battle of the Jacobite Rising in 1746. Clava Cairns is a prehistoric burial site with well-preserved stone circles and passage graves.
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens: Embark on a trip to Dunrobin Castle, one of the most stunning castles in the Scottish Highlands. Explore the castle’s grand rooms, admire its impressive architecture, and wander through the beautifully manicured gardens.
Whisky Distillery Tour: Scotland is renowned for its whisky production, so why not visit a local distillery? Take a guided tour of a nearby whisky distillery, such as Glenmorangie or Glen Ord, and learn about the whisky-making process while enjoying some tasting sessions.
Inverness City Tour: Explore the nearby city of Inverness, known as the capital of the Highlands. Stroll along the scenic River Ness, and discover the city’s history and culture of this beautiful city.
These are just a few examples of points of interest and attractions to be visited while your cruise ship is in Invergordon. Depending on your interests and the duration of your visit, you can customize your itinerary and explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands.
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For more information on how to book your Shorex Excursion from Invergordon, please fill out the form below with the details of your cruise ship (arrival date and cruise liner details), number of passengers and private tour interests: