Invergordon Tours & Shore Excursions – Tour Scotland From Invergordon With Scottish Terrier Tours
Your cruise ship arrival at Invergordon docks
Docking in Invergordon you will be taken on a tour of the world famous Loch Ness, visiting the iconic Urquhart Castle where most sightings of the monster “Nessie” have been reported. We will have your tour group at the castle in under an hour, after a short drive from Invergordon down the A9 west of Inverness to Urquhart Castle.
We will stop off at the falls of Invermoriston, these stunning falls can be found by a short walk over Thomas Telford’s bridge over the River Moriston. Your tour will then head off to Fort Augustus at the bottom of Loch Ness for lunch/refreshments. Afterwards, your tour continues on the scenic route of Strath Nairn and on to Culloden Battlefield and visitor centre before heading back to Invergordon.
Invergordon is known for the “Invergordon Mutiny” which started early in the 20th century around the 1930’s. As well as the cruise ships and the port which you will be arriving on the Cromarty Firth river, the area is also well known in Scotland for the oil rigs, which add tonnes of value to the Scottish economy and employment across our wee nation.
The town still has a grain whisky distillery, operated by a mainstream Scottish whisky brand, Whyte & MacKay.
In 2018 the port is visited by many cruise ships from all over the world each year, the deepwater port allows people to leave their ship and take package tours of North Scotland and the Scottish Highlands.
These days Invergordon is a busy town which is thriving and a real hub of the Highlands looking to match the success of her Canadian mentor in Chemainus, BC.
Your cruise ship will be docking in Invergordon near Inverness where you will have a unique opportunity to experience the Highlands first hand, discover the romantic story of Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) and his brave struggle against England. Visit Culloden and walk on the battlefield with one of our guides and hear how thousands of brave Highlanders lost there life it will bring a tear to your eye.
Also near Culloden are the standing stones of Clava Cairns a must for Outlander fans this 4000 year old Bronze Age cemetery is best viewed on a clear winters day as the sun begins to set then a magical light begins to envelopes the place and cast a golden glow over the stones and Cairns.