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Explore Orkney for Days of Wonder and Memorable Holidays

Explore Orkney Taxi Tours - New for 2018

Standing StonesYour driver will take you on a wonderful taxi tour to enjoy three of the major archaeological sites in Orkney and to see the beautiful cliffs at Yesnaby.

You will see beautiful rolling countryside as we drive to our first visit of the tour. The Standing Stones of Stenness, here we stop and let you wander around these magnificent stones which date back to around 3100BC. Next is a short drive to The Ring of Brodgar which dates back to around 2500BC This is an amazing site where you can wonder around this vast circle and experience the atmosphere surrounding these stones. The views are breathtaking .

Skara BraeOur next visit is to the Famous Neolithic 5000year old village.Skara Brae with its stone furnitureThis is a spectacular site with the Neolithic village, Replica House, Exhibition Centre, Gift shop and Café area selling really nice crafts/ homsbakes coffee etc. We stop here for one hour .

Our last stop is at the spectacular sea cliffs at Yesnaby also one of the very few area’s where you can see the protected flower Primula Scotica when in bloom . After this we return to Kirkwall where we can either drop you back at the ship or into town where you can see some of the other sites independently like St Magnus Cathedral, The Earls Palace , The Bishops Palace and the Orkney Museum. There are wonderful shops on the main street selling beautiful quality local crafts.

All in all this is an exciting and busy tour giving you an overview of our history, natural beauty and heritage.

For your comfort - it is wise to wear plenty of layers of clothing, light rainwear and sensible footwear as some of the sites can be exposed.

For your safety - the cliffs at Yesnaby are a beautiful and spectacular place to visit but you must not go near the edge of the cliffs the taxi company take no responsibility. For your information - it may be necessary to change the itinerary slightly in exceptional circumstances eg weather or site closures.

  • Skara Brae
  • The Standing Stones of Stennes
  • The Ring of Brodgar
  • Cliffs of Yesnaby

A 3 hour Taxi Tour to see the sites of interest. £40 per person

Tour A is from 08.30 - 11.45 - collection point from your cruise ship

Tour B is from 11.30 - 2.45 - collection point from the shuttle drop of point in Kirkwall

For booking information click here.


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