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5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh provided by Rabbie's

5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from 5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
• Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Full Map
13 stops
Day 1
Edinburgh - Trossachs National...
Day 2
Oban - Isle of Mull - Iona...
Day 3
Oban - West Highlands - Plockton
Day 4
Touring around Isle of Skye
Day 5
Plockton - Loch Ness - Pitlochry...
Important Information
Departure Point
Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional driver/guide
  • All ferry crossings, except optional trip to Staffa
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • 4 nights en-suite accommodation in either Bed and Breakfast or 3-star Hotel.
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Inveraray Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Fingal’s Cave
  • Entry/Admission - Isle of Staffa
  • Entry/Admission - Iona Abbey and Nunnery
  • Entry/Admission - Castle Stalker
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
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Additional Info
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • Please note Friday departures will stay in Portree for 2 nights, instead of Plockton.
  • Booking three or more people: we can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Eilean Donan Castle - due to Covid19 restrictions, the visit to Eilean Donan Castle will be a photo stop only, no internal tours of the castle are available at this time.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Iona Abbey – you will have free time on Iona between approximately 10am-2pm (except Sundays, when it’s 12.30-4pm). Due to Covid19 restrictions, the visit to Iona Abbey will be external only, no internal visit of the abbey is available at this time.
  • Staffa Boat trip – you may choose to join the boat trip to Staffa at 10am (1.45pm on Sundays) instead of spending time on Iona. No need to pre-book, you can choose whether you want to join the boat trip whilst on your tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Annmarie wrote a review Nov 2019
Arlington, Virginia127 contributions86 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our 5 day tour - it was very well planned out and we got to see so many things. We had amazing weather for late October and got to watch the beautiful scenery from the big bus windows. This is not the type of tour where you'll get guided inside tours of castles
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Date of experience: October 2019
Marni wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
I was quite hesitant of going on tours and being herded here and there but this was great :) The small group was a just the right amount of number to meet people and interact with them. Gill was amaaazing! Such a deal breaker for the trip. She's IMMENSELY knowledgeable covering
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Date of experience: October 2019
Karen C. wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions
This was a great trip, covering about 700 miles of awe-inspiring landscapes. We experienced Scotland’s beautiful glens, islands and mountains - all while learning about the history and culture from our wonderful guide Gill. Her experience, knowledge and passion for her country
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Date of experience: October 2019
N. Young wrote a review Sep 2019
6 contributions
This trip was phenomenal but was made especially amazing by our guide Gill Brown, who was not only extremely knowledgeable about environmental issues, history and unique and hidden gems but also very friendly, had great music, and listened to the wants and needs of every
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Date of experience: September 2019
ctmom123 wrote a review Sep 2019
Dallas, Texas29 contributions3 helpful votes
After careful consideration, we decided to do a tour versus building our itinerary and attempting to navigate Scotland in a rental car. We were so pleased we did! The locations visited were absolutely lovely (and enjoyable)...but it was definitely our tour guide, Gill, who
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Rabbie's
Absolutely amazing! I got to explore the beauty Scotland has to offer in a really comfortable bus. Our guide Barbar
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Two fantastic trips to the Islands!
They were two excellent 3 day trips from Inverness, which covered so many amazing places. The tours were well plann
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Breathtakingly Beautiful
I lucked out on the weather for this tour as we had a warm sunny day to explore some of the great lochs and castles
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Excellent experience
We have been on two tours with Rabbies and really enjoyed both. Very knowledgeable tour guides with a sense of humo
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Excellent tour
Excelent trip! Our guide Doug was great. I completely recommend this tour. My favourite moment was to swimm in the
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Memorable Trip and Experience with Rabbie's Tour!
We were lucky as it was only 3 of us for the whole 3 day trip experience to Isle of Skye and Highlands. Our guide K
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Absolutely the best.
Great trip, plenty of toilet and photo stops. Hard working and knowledgeable drivers. Aussie Pete our driver went o
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Great day trip
Really great day. Michael, our guide was absolutely brilliant. He was funny, helpful and very knowledgeable about
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Amazing day trip!
Firstly I’d like to say what a wonderful day this was. We saw so many wonderful places, famous film spots, gorgeous
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Amazing tour with Grant!!
Wonderful day/tour visiting the Highlands. Our guide Grant was brilliant, taking care of the group, making sure eve
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Fantastic trip to Scotland!
Just got back from this excellent 4-day West Highlands and Isle of Skye tour with Sean our tour guide / driver. The
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Great - professional & safe plus entertaining
Adam made our experience memorable. Interesting, professional & taking care for the whole group as well as with in
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Alex D
Wonderful tour
We had a great time with Grant. The tour was amazing and we had so much fun. Grant is extremely knowledgeable and m
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St Andrews and Loch Ness tours
Both guides (James and Robbie) were extremely knowledgable on Scottish history and ancestry. Safety was a main prio
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Great tour
We had a lot of fun doing this tour together with Henry. Sure, we spend a lot of time on the bus, but we saw a lot
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