Our tour guide, Duncan was very versed in the entire history of the Highlands. He arrived on time and smartly dressed in Scottish attire, kilt and all. He exceeded our expectations and truly made the day an experience we will never forget. I would recommend the tour to anyone in the Inverness area. It was the first time we used a Private Tour and if we would gladly use this method again, especially if we were assured a guide like Duncan!
Driver was only minimally familiar with Outlander book or movie. In fact, he has only watched the first one or two episodes of the movie. Tried to tell me that the stones in the photo and where we went were the ones in the movie -- NOT. The stones in the movie were a set. Would not take me to Ft. William, but insisted we go to Ft. George near the airport and the stones. On the positive side, Colloden was absolutely fabulous. Again, the tour guide did not know much about Culloden or its history. If you can get a guide that knows Scottish history and about Outlander, the trip would be useful. I did not feel like it was worth what I paid for the trip. Oh, and the tour guide was embarrassed by wearing a kilt -- guess it made him stand out as a tour guide or Scotsman???
The tour was one of my favorite things we did while in Scotland. Definitely worth it! Our guide Duncan Fraser made it the best experience. He was very friendly, knowledgeable, approachable and interested in getting my husband and I the very best experience we could have hoped for. I would book many more tours with these people, they were fabulous! The sights we saw were from the storyline and plus a lot more history information and sites as well. If your are planning on doing an Outlander tour I would recommend doing it this way for sure!
My tour guide was a full fledged Fraser, it doesn't get any better than that! As the only participant, I felt truly spoiled. It was a full day, and my brain was reeling from all the information. If I hadn't made a dinner appointment, we probably would have gone on beyond the 9 hours we spent seeing unforgetable locations relevant to the Outlander series/books. If you are an Outlander fan, this is a must. It also helps clarify some loose ends.
I enjoyed the tour. I learned a couple things and maybe my tour guide learned a little from me. Though I don't claim to be an Outlander Expert we always catch different details than someone else. The day started at 9:00 and ended at 4:00. No break for lunch with only a quick break for the restroom here and there. And we did not make it over to Loch Ness with the guide stating that since I had already been there we didn't have time to go over to the Loch. Hmm? All in all it was a good day though the price of 535.00 was too high for one person. If there were more people on my tour it would have been prorated per person. I see the reviews for Melissa - wish I could have had her as my guide. I love Inverness and the Outlander Experience was nice.
I enjoyed entire day. Our tour guide Melissa was wonderful! She had a lot of info about history, area, culture ....and wisky!! Every place we visited was unforgettable. I would like to go there again. Many many thanks. Yasue from Japan