Minibus Tours of Skye
from Portree & Edinburgh

01470 532428

forest canopy

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do the tours depart from?


SkyeBus Departures

All of our SkyeBus tours depart from Somerled Square, Portree. This is right in the centre of Portree, the main town on the Isle of Skye.

Departure Point Portree

Stance ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Departures

All of our Edinburgh departures leave from:

Stance ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh.

This is a continuation of Princes Street and 5 minutes from the bus and train stations.

Is there a minimum age?

The minimum is five years of age.

How much luggage can I bring on Overnight tours?

One small/medium bag please, around 15kg. About the size you would carry on to an aircraft.

Do you pick up at Hotels?

No, it's easier to meet a one central location.

Does the bus wait after the departure time?

No, it's only fair to those passengers who have arrived on time that we leave on time.

What’s included in the price?

Transportation and the services of a driver guide throughout the tour.

Can I reserve a particular seat?

No, seats are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Are the tours suitable for passengers with limited mobility?

Please contact us to discuss your individual needs. Most tours offer the opportunity to explore further on foot. But this is always optional.

Which languages are available on the tour?

On all our scheduled tours all of the guiding is in English.

What is the weather like in Scotland and what should I bring on tour?

Weather is changeable, so light waterproofs are useful on tour and some practical shoes that are comfortable to walk in. Sometimes we walk on rough ground that is a bit squelchy.

What time do we get back?

We give a guide time to help you plan. However, please check with us if you have onward travel plans.

Does SkyeBus pick up in Broadford?

Sorry, no. However, there are local bus connections and taxis available to bring you to Portree.