Luxury Shore Excursions from Invergordon

For many people enjoying a cruise ship holiday the shore excursions can be the highlights of their vacation. Skye Luxury Tours offers a range of shore excursions leaving Invergordon. All of our shore excursions are of the very highest quality and we will do our utmost to accommodate any special requests you may have. As with our other tours, our Invergordon shore excursions can be adapted to include tastings of some of the area’s finest cuisine, visits to nearby castles, transport to some incredible walks, whisky distillery and museum visits and much more. And, of course, each tour will give you the benefit of a Highland guide who knows the area, it’s history and culture and who will ensure you enjoy the finest scenery Invergordon and the surrounding area has to offer.

Our luxury shore excursions from Invergordon travel in either our Jaguar JXL or, for larger groups of up to 7, our Mercedes V-Class. We are also able to cater for requests for larger groups and can arrange mini-coaches or full size coaches to accommodate this on request. All our Invergordon shore excursions include complimentary chilled bottled water and the offer of a dram of the famous Dalmore single malt whisky, distilled nearby on the shores of the Firth of Cromarty.

We offer luxury shore excursions the following cruise ships coming into Invergordon this year including the following dates:

AIDAvita: Wednesday, 12 April, Tuesday, 25 April, Wednesday, 28 June, Wednesday, 26 July, Wednesday, 23 August, Wednesday, 06 September

Caribbean Princess: Tuesday, 09 May, Friday, 02 June, Wednesday, 14 June, Monday, 26 June, Saturday, 08 July, Thursday, 20 July, Tuesday, 01 August, Sunday, 13 August, Friday, 25 August, Wednesday, 06 September, Monday, 18 September

Boudicca: Friday, 12 May, Monday, 29 May, Tuesday, 11 July,

Holland America Zuiderdam: Thursday, 25 May, Friday, 30 June, Thursday, 27 July

Silver Whisper: Friday, 26 May

Vision of the Seas: Saturday, 27 May

Mein Schiff 4: Tuesday, 30 May, Friday, 14 July, Wednesday, 23 August

Star Pride: Thursday, 22 June, Tuesday, 04 July

Black Watch: Monday, 19 June, Wednesday, 16 August, Monday, 11 September

Holland America Rotterdam: Tuesday, 27 June

Wind Surf: Friday, 30 June, Monday, 04 September

Cunard Queen Elizabeth: Thursday, 06 July

Disney Magic: Friday, 07 July, Tuesday, 18 July

Oceania Nautica: Tuesday, 18 July

Saga Pearl II: Thursday, 20 July

Norwegian Jade: Thursday, 27 July, Wednesday, 30 August, Friday, 22 September

Azamara Journey: Saturday, 29 July

Costa Magica: Monday, 31 July

P&O Oriana: Friday, 04 August

Oceania Marina: Saturday, 05 August

Holland America Prinsendam: Monday, 07 August, Tuesday, 12 September

Seabourn Quest: Monday, 07 August

Mein Schiff 1: Tuesday, 08 August

Holland America Koningsdam: Thursday, 10 August

MS Europa II: Wednesday, 16 August

Crystal Symphony: Tuesday, 22 August


Experience the Highlights from Invergordon!

Urquhart CastleAt Skye Luxury Tours we offer those on cruise shore excursions from Invergordon more than merely a sightseeing trip. We know this may be your only opportunity to visit the Invergordon area of the Scottish Highlands and we are driven by a passion to share the Scottish Highlands with you. We want you to leave your visit to Invergordon feeling that you have experienced the very best of the scenery, the local culture, the stories and the tastes of this beautiful part of the Highlands in a wonderful and memorable way.

Below we include just a few of the many places to visit during your shore excursion from Invergordon. We can put together a range of shore excursion options to fit in the very best of what is on offer with each tour uniquely tailored for your interests.

Invergordon Shore Excursion Highlights

(*Please note: The following contains a range of suggestions and each shore excursion will draw from a carefully chosen selection of these. Because each cruise ship that visits Invergordon arrives and leaves at different times we will always tailor the day to suit and will confirm an agreed itinerary with you in advance. We want to make sure that the tour suits YOU – and also to make sure we get you back to your ship on time!)


You will be collected in one of our luxury vehicles from Skye’s ‘capital city’, the beautiful fishing port village of Portree. You may want to have a browse of some of the lovely tourist shops Portree has to offer.

The Falls of Shin

One of the most popular viewpoints in the area, people gather at these wild, frothing waterfalls to watch for salmon jumping spectacularly to return to their breeding grounds.

Dunrobin CastleDornoch

Dornoch is a beautiful, picturesque Highland village that also hosts one of Scotland’s finest golf courses, the Royal Dornoch.

Loch Ness

Take some time out on the banks of Loch Ness, keepipng an eye out for the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie herself! Loch Ness is more than simply the backdrop for the monster legends… it is also a beautiful and very important Highland loch. There is also the possibility of boat trips onto the Loch itself or a visit to one of the Loch Ness Monster exhibitions to see what you make of the evidence for Nessie.

Dunrobin Castle

Dunrobin is a truly unique Highland Castle – a favourite with visitors to the area who will often time their visit to see the birds of prey demonstrations.


Inverness is the growing Highland city that retains much of its Highland town charm. It is home to Inverness Castle and a 19th century cathedral.

Fully Customisable

We offer these suggestions to give you some guidelines for your shore excursion tour from Invergordon. Do get in touch with your cruise date and shore timings if you would like a suggested tour itinerary. And remember that all Skye Luxury Tours can be tailored to suit your group’s requirements so please do not hesitate to ask if there is anything specific that you have in mind.