South Queensferry Shore Excursions 2019-09-16T08:01:30+00:00

South Queensferry Shore Excursions

Experienced Tours frequently organise private day trips from South Queensferry Cruise terminal. Our bespoke shore excursions from South Queensferry are tailored to your interests and typically cover more attractions and distance than larger pre-orgnaised group tours.

South Queensferry is situated on the Firth of Forth (river forth estuary) approximately 14 miles west of Edinburgh city centre. Cruise ships anchor off the coast adjacent the Forth Railway bridge and guests are tendered in to the Hawes Pier. Typically a day tour from South Queensferry starts at 9am and finishes at 5pm, however that is influenced by the arrival and departure time of your ship.

From South Queensferry it is easily possible to explore Edinburgh, East Lothian, The Kingdom of Fife or Stirling and Loch Lomond. Each shore tour is unique so please let us know your dates and what you would like to see on your visit to Scotland.

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Date Ship
May 10, 2019 Crown Princess
May 19, 2019 Zuiderdam
May 22, 2019 Crown Princess
May 23, 2019 MSC Orchestra
June 3, 2019 Crown Princess
June 15, 2019 Crown Princess
June 27, 2019 Crown Princess
July 9, 2019 Crown Princess
July 10, 2019 Pulmantur Zenth
July 13, 2019 Spirit of Discovery
July 20, 2019 Brilliance of the Seas
July 21, 2019 Crown Princess
July 28, 2019 MSC Orchestra
August 2, 2019 Crown Princess
August 7, 2019 Nieuw Statedam
August 14, 2019 Crown Princess
August 16, 2019 Rotterdam
August 26, 2019 Crown Princess
September 3, 2019 Costa Mediterranea
September 5, 2019 Rotterdam
September 7, 2019 Crown Princess
September 19, 2019 Crown Princess

PRIVATE TOURS FROM SOUTH QUEENSFERRY EDINBURGH

Each of our tours are bespoke, but here are a few suggestions of private day tours from South Queensferry

EDINBURGH DISCOVERY HALF DAY TOUR

A fantastic overview of some of the sites that makes the city so famous.
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FULL DAY EDINBURGH TOUR

The ideal duration to see edinburgh’s iconic big sites and hidden treasures only known about by the locals.
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EVENING EDINBURGH TOUR

In the evening the city takes on a more relaxed feel as the streets fill with people enjoying the historic capital.
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EDINBURGH & THE BRIDGES TOUR

Venture through the city and to some of the outlying sites including the forth bridges and roslyn chapel.
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KINGDOM OF FIFE & ST ANDREWS TOUR

Picturesque fishing villages make way to the world-famous home of golf and University town of St Andrews
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STIRLING CASTLE & LOCH LOMOND TOUR

Venture west and experience the Birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, The historic Royal Seat and Capital City of Scotland and the natural beauty of Loch Lomond
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THE SCOTTISH BORDERS TOUR

The borders host many interesting places including the home of Sir Walter Scott and Rosslyn Chapel
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EDINBURGH AND EAST LOTHIAN TOUR

Follow the dramatic volcanic coastline to North Berwick visiting castles, distilleries and the golf coast
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OUTLANDER LOCATIONS TOUR

Follow in the footsteps of Claire and Jamie and learn about The Jacobites as we explore some of the filming locations of Outlander. 
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ON THE TRAIL OF MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS TOUR

The most famous and interesting Scottish monarch, She became queen of Scotland at only a week old. Her reign was marred by troubled marriages, betrayal, rebellion and murder.
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THE SCOTCH WHISKY TRAIL TOUR

Learn how the ‘water of life’ is created and understand what gives each whisky region its own unique character. Slàinte!  
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River running through Glencoe

SKYE & THE HIGHLANDS MULTI-DAY TOUR

Venture north and explore highland scenery, ancient castles and take the ferry to the majestic Isle of Skye
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Robert the Bruce, Outlaw King

OUTLAW KING, ROBERT THE BRUCE TOUR

Follow in the footsteps of The ‘Outlaw King’the story of Robert the Bruce, the 14th century King of Scots and the blockbuster movie of the same name
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Cathedrals, Castles And Highlands Private Tour From Edinburgh

CATHEDRALS, CASTLES & HIGHLANDS TOUR

Travel north to picturesque Perthshire, experience two medieval Cathedrals, the gardens at Drummond Castle and The Hermitage forrest walk and folly.
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ALNWICK CASTLE & VIKING COAST  TOUR

Hop across the English border and discover Northumberland’s varied history on this full-day private tour from Edinburgh
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Glasgow City Private Tour From Edinburgh

GLASGOW TOUR FROM EDINBURGH

Venture west to Scotland’s largest city, the Victorian metropolis of Glasgow. Learn about its varied history and why ‘People make Glasgow’.
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