Edinburgh Highlights & Castle
Your panoramic tour begins on Princes Street, Edinburgh's main thoroughfare and shopping district following approximately a 45-minute drive from South Queens ferry.
Continue around the city center with spectacular views of the Old Town and elegant New Town and pass Holyrood Palace, official residence to the Queen when she visits Edinburgh.
Sitting at the top of the city's Royal Mile, the Edinburgh Castle is a superb fortress complex that has dominated the city from its rocky mount for over a millennium.
Entering Crown Square, your tour guide will point out the various areas you may explore independently, including St. Margaret's Chapel, the Great Hall of James IV, and the Crown Jewels.
At the conclusion of your tour, the motorcoach will depart for South Queens ferry for your return to the ship.
You may opt to remain in Edinburgh for independent sightseeing and shopping, morning departures only; however, you are then responsible for your own return transportation to the ship.
You may opt to remain in Edinburgh for independent sightseeing and shopping, morning departures only; however, you are then responsible for your own return transportation to the ship. Be sure to bring your camera.
Excursions listed for a port may not be available for every cruise.
At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.
Redemption and Voucher Details
- After you complete your booking, your credit card will be charged and our expert Shore Excursion Concierge agents will 'hand'-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility. Your credit card statement will list the merchant for the charges as Port Promo Cruise Tours.
- You will receive an email within 72 hours of booking from firstname.lastname@example.org which confirms your booking and contains the vouchers required for your shore excursions. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. You will be required to turn the voucher(s) in to the corresponding shore excursion supplier(s). The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.
- Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.