An Astronomy & Astrophotography night tourJoin this private guided night tour to Sutherland in the Karoo -- home of the South African Astronomical Observatory. We'll view the night sky through very powerful telescopes for an unforgettable experience. You'll see Jupiter and its moons, Saturn and it rings among other amazing celestial bodies - and you will visit SALT - the Southern African Large Telescope - the largest telescope of its kind in the world. These tours run during the 7 days either side of the new moon to ensure the best stargazing. It includes overnight accommodation in small Karoo town of Sutherland, which is world renowned among astronomers for it crystal clear night skies year round where you will see stars like you have never seen them before. Many astronomy research centres from around the world have set up their telescopes here. This is one of only a handful of major astro-viewing research centres in the world.
• 1 day
We will pass through some amazing scenery today. Taking a high road through some moorland and having a brief photo stop at the Millionaires View.Dunrobin Castle should be a short drive away after this. The castle was built and dates back to 1275 by Robert, Earl of Sutherland, The impressive house contains 189 rooms, with a rich collection of fine furniture, paintings, tapestries and objects d'art. The castle is magnificently set in a great park and you are free to walk in these beautiful gardens which overlook the sea. There should also be a falconry display within the grounds.Your journey after this will pass over the Dornoch bridge and shortly after we'll reach the Royal Burgh of Tain where Glenmorangie Distillery is situated.
• 8 hours
The North West of Scotland is home to some of the most stunning beaches in Britain. Our favourites we like to take you to are Gairloch, Achmelvich and if you are looking for something more remote, Redpoint. Prices start from £75 per person which includes your transportation both ways and a picnic hamper set up on the beach.We are a family run business and will make sure you have a great day out at one of Scotland's stunning beaches.
• 8 hours
Our 1 day John O'Groats tour from Inverness is the perfect way to visit the most notherly point on British mainland! See Loch Fleet, explore Dunrobin Castle and enjoy stunning scenery on this one day tour from Inverness; capital of the Highlands.
• 11.25 hours
You will be travelling in your personal vehicle with driver this is not a bus tour you will have as much or as little time at these stops as you wish Minimum Booking price is for 3 passengers even if there is only 1 or 2 this is our requirements to cover costs then its per person after 3 passengers
• 6 hours