2022 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
13 May 2020 Regal Princess
25 May 2020 Regal Princess
1 June 2020 Norwegian Jade
6 June 2020 Regal Princess
18 June 2020 Regal Princess
30 June 2020 Regal Princess
8 July 2020 Veendam
9 July 2020 Rotterdam
12 July 2020 Regal Princess
18 July 2020 Brilliance of the Seas
23 July 2020 Veendam
24 July 2020 Regal Princess
29 July 2020 Norwegian Star
30 July 2020 Marina
5 August 2020 Regal Princess
17 August 2020 Regal Princess
21 August 2020 Island Princess
28 July 2020 MSC Preziosa
29 August 2020 Regal Princess
3 September 2020 Rotterdam
10 September 2020 Regal Princess
17 September 2020 Rotterdam
18 September 2020 Norwegian Star
22 September 2020 Regal Princess
4 October 2020 Regal Princess

PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSIONS FROM SOUTH QUEENSFERRY EDINBURGH

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

Victoria Street in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH DISCOVERY HALF DAY TOUR

A fantastic overview of some of the sites that makes the city so famous.
Edinburgh Discovery Tour
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ROSSLYN CHAPEL HALF DAY TOUR

Venture the short distance to the mysterious Rosslyn Chapel. Learn the story of the Knights Templar and the Apprentice Pillar.
Rosslyn Chapel Tour
Edinburgh & Whisky Private Tour

EDINBURGH & WHISKY HALF DAY TOUR

Explore the medieval old city of Edinburgh, outlying Duddingston village and celebrated Glenkinchie Distillery
Edinburgh & Whisky Tour
Greyfriars Bobby status Edinburgh

FULL DAY EDINBURGH TOUR

The ideal duration to see edinburgh’s iconic big sites and hidden treasures only known about by the locals.
Edinburgh Day Tour
The Swilcan Bridge in St Andrews

KINGDOM OF FIFE & ST ANDREWS TOUR

Picturesque fishing villages make way to the world-famous home of golf and University town of St Andrews
Kingdom of Fife & St Andrews Tour
Stirling Castle, medieval Royal seat of Scotland

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
Stirling & Loch Lomond Tour
Scotts view in the Scottish Borders

THE SCOTTISH BORDERS TOUR

The borders host many interesting places including the home of Sir Walter Scott and Rosslyn Chapel
Scottish Borders Tour
Preston Mill, a picturesque mill in East Lothian

EAST LOTHIAN TOUR

Follow the dramatic volcanic coastline to North Berwick visiting castles, distilleries and the golf coast
East Lothian Tour
Midhope Castle, set of Lallybroch in Outlander

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. 
Outlander Locations Tour
Statue of Mary Queen of Scots

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.
Mary Queen of Scots Tour
Loch Lomond Single Malt Whisky

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!  
The Malt Whisky Trail Tour
Navimage Speyside Whisky Tour

SPEYSIDE WHISKY DISTILLERIES

The perfect opportunity to experience three of Scotland’s most iconic whisky distilleries in undoubtably the most famous whisky region in the world
Speyside Whisky Tour
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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
Alnwick & Viking Coast Tour
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’.
Glasgow Tour from Edinburgh
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.
Cathedrals, Castles & Highlands Tour
Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Private Day tour from Edinburgh

LOCH NESS, GLENCOE & THE HIGHLANDS

A long-day tour to the highlands, visiting some of the most famous locations in Scotland.
Perfect for those with little time
Loch Ness Tour
Cathedrals, Castles And Highlands Private Tour From Edinburgh

HIGHLANDS, WHISKY AND CASTLES

Venture through rugged scenery with highland peaks and stunning lochs, see over 3000 years of scenery, history and whisky
Highlands, Whisky & Castles Tour
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
Outlaw King Tour