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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

By John O'Groats Ferries


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Cleaning and safety practices

Vehicles and venues disinfected
Equipment sanitised between use
Sanitiser provided

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What's included, what's not

  • Ferry crossing
  • English speaking guide
  • Transport by coach
  • Entrance fee to Skara Brae (stoneage village)
  • Optional service charge
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fee to Italian chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Skara Brae
  • Entry/Admission - The Italian Chapel

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transport
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Sorry no dogs on tour
  • Tour returns 6.15pm to John O'Groats
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Departure time: 8:45 AM

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: John O'Groats Ferries, John o' Groats, Wick KW1 4YR, UK

Depart from John O'Groats on the ferry. Shortest sea crossing, only 40 mins to Orkney Islands. Look out for wildlife on the way even orcas if you are lucky and puffins. Luxury coach awaits you on Orkney. Enjoy a guided tour of the islands.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Skara Brae B9056, Stromness KW16 3LR Scotland

An amazing 5000 year old stoneage village older than the pyramids part of Orkney's World Heritage Site. Only discovered 150 years ago. Entry payable by card at site.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Italian Chapel, Lamb Holm, St. Mary's KW17 2RT Scotland

See the beautiful Italian Chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war using basic materials.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Saint Magnus Cathedral, Broad Street, Kirkwall KW15 1NX Scotland

Visit the town of Kirkwall with its magnificent Cathedral. See also shops, harbour and museum.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ring of Brodgar, Brodgar B9055, Stromness KW16 3JZ Scotland

See the mystical Ring of Brodgar, an impressive stone circle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Standing Stones of Stenness, Stenness KW16 3JY Scotland

Small group of standing stones.

Pass By: Scapa Flow, Kirkwall Scotland

Drive round Scapa Flow, home to the Grand Fleet during the wars. See the block ships as you cross the Churchill Barriers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • John o' Groats
  • The Scottish Highlands United Kingdom

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • John O'Groats Harbour, Unnamed Road, John o' Groats, Wick KW1 4YR, UK
    • The Scottish Highlands United Kingdom

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