Scottish Island Tours

Miles from Nowhere

Dramatic rocks piercing a faraway horizon. Lochs seeping into coastal cliffs.
And treasured tales that'll last you a lifetime. The Scottish Islands boast the wildest scenery in the country.

And with Rabbie's, you can escape to Skye, Mull, Iona, Orkney, and the Outer Hebrides.

Our small group tours let you see the Scottish islands through the eyes of a local and discover their legends, best-kept secrets, and beautiful crafts.

We have 3 – 17 day tours to the islands. So, even if you only have a few days in Scotland, you can (and should) include a few islands in your travel plan.

Do you need inspiration? See all our tours to the islands below by departure point.



Fact File:

Population: 103,700 | Languages: English, Gaelic | Number of Islands: 790



Why you'll love Scotland's islands


The Rabbie's experience

Small groups - we go off the beaten track

Travel the local way on small group tours of 16 people or less

You'll have a fantastic time, or your money back

You'll have a guaranteed experience or your money back

Guaranteed departures

Guaranteed departures: you book, you go

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Scottish Island Tours

As you approach an island, you feel excited. Like a young treasure hunter, you imagine all the sights, gems, and characters you’ll find.

But it's when you arrive that the true adventure begins.

You glide along stunning coastlines, relish fresh seafood cuisine, and wander through the ruins of an ancient era.

Join one of our tours of the best of the Scottish islands, and let our guides help you discover the treasures.

On all our trips from Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Inverness you:

  • Support local communities
  • Learn from an experienced guide
  • Travel in 16 seat mini-coaches
  • Receive discounts on attractions
  • Get plenty of free time off your mini-coach
Rabbie's tours from Edinburgh

Tours to the Scottish Islands from Edinburgh

3 - 4 Day Tours from Edinburgh

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour
Prices from £109.00

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour

Roam the breathtaking Isle of Skye and its beautifully unique landscape on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour
Prices from £133.00

Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour

Explore 'Scotland in Miniature', the Isle of Arran, on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Islay & the Whisky Coast - 4 day tour
Prices from £235.00

Islay & the Whisky Coast - 4 day tour

Savour the distilled essence of Scotland’s fine landscapes and even finer whisky on this feast of a tour.

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Isle of Skye & West Highlands - 4 day tour
Prices from £179.00

Isle of Skye & West Highlands - 4 day tour

Travel to a world where ancient mountains meet fantastic myth. Beauty awaits you around the edge of every forest and mountain on this superb tour.

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Magical Mull, Isle of Iona & West Highlands - 4 day tour
Prices from £185.00

Magical Mull, Isle of Iona & West Highlands - 4 day tour

Discover the magic of Mull and the dramatic West Highlands on this tour from Edinburgh.

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5 - 6 Day Tours from Edinburgh

Iona, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 5 day tour
Prices from £279.00

Iona, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 5 day tour

Rugged mountains taper down to pristine lochs in these islands of myth and legend. Explore them and learn about Scottish island culture.

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Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast - 5 day tour
Prices from £279.00

Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast - 5 day tour

Escape to Scotland’s extreme Northern Coast & Orkney on this magical tour from Edinburgh.

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Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North - 5 day tour
Prices from £219.00

Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North - 5 day tour

Soak up the romantic beauty of the Isle of Skye and the Far North.

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Outer Hebrides & Skye Adventure - 6 day tour
Prices from £329.00

Outer Hebrides & Skye Adventure - 6 day tour

Escape to the Outer Hebrides and the marvellous Skye on this superb tour from Edinburgh.

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8 - 17 Day Tours from Edinburgh

Islay, Iona, Mull & Skye - 8 day tour
Prices from £514.00

Islay, Iona, Mull & Skye - 8 day tour

Roam the majestic Skye and explore the North’s rolling mountains on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Islay, Edinburgh & Speyside Whisky Holiday - 8 day tour
Prices from £364.00

Islay, Edinburgh & Speyside Whisky Holiday - 8 day tour

Savour the experience of Scotland’s finer distilleries on this comprehensive tasting tour from Edinburgh.

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Iona, Mull, Skye & Orkney - 9 day tour
Prices from £558.00

Iona, Mull, Skye & Orkney - 9 day tour

Explore the "photographer's dream" of Skye, Orkney, Iona and Mull on this tour.

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Orkney & the Outer Hebrides - 10 day tour
Prices from £608.00

Orkney & the Outer Hebrides - 10 day tour

Go back in time to the prehistoric wonders of Orkney & the Outer Hebrides.

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Scottish Island Highlights - 12 day tour
Prices from £793.00

Scottish Island Highlights - 12 day tour

Explore the last great North Western European wilderness on this comprehensive tour.

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Island Hopping Adventure - 14 day tour
Prices from £887.00

Island Hopping Adventure - 14 day tour

Enjoy the timeless beauty of Mull, Skye, Iona, Orkney & the Outer Hebrides on this tour.

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Island Hopping Extravaganza - 17 day tour
Prices from £1,122.00

Island Hopping Extravaganza - 17 day tour

Discover the majesty of Mull, Skye, Iona, Orkney & the Outer Hebrides on this tour.

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Tours to the Scottish Islands from Glasgow

3 Day Tours from Glasgow

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour
Prices from £109.00

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour

Venture through breath-taking landscapes, quaint villages and epic castles on this journey to the ‘Misty Isle’.

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Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour
Prices from £133.00

Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour

Explore 'Scotland in Miniature', the Isle of Arran, on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Tours to the Scottish Islands from Inverness

1 - 3 Day Tours from Inverness

Skye & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour
Prices from £46.00

Skye & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour

Experience your own slice of heaven on Scotland’s most famous island.

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Orkney Explorer - 3 day tour
Prices from £139.00

Orkney Explorer - 3 day tour

Unearth ancient mysteries at Neolithic ruins, travel along gorgeous coastlines and discover the vibrant culture of Orkney.

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