Good tour operators? Cruise port areas

May 19th, 2019, 02:27 PM
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Good tour operators? Cruise port areas

Hello!
We'll be on a cruise of the British Isles in September. On a previous cruise to the Baltic, we had great luck with a wonderful tour operator who had guides in most of the ports we visited.

We are hoping to take some private tours (group of 6 people) and would appreciate any recommendations for reliable, fun tour operators for 3-6 hour tours at the following ports
-Guernsey
-Cork/Cobh
-Dublin
-Liverpool (Yes, we are interested in The Beatles!)
-Belfast
-Glasgow (Greenock)
-Invergordon
-Edinburgh (South Queensferry) (Is there anything to see connected to Sean Connery?)

Thank you in advance for recommendations and any ideas/thoughts/MUST SEES or things to avoid.
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May 19th, 2019, 02:56 PM
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I have been to every one of those locations - but never took any tours (except a Beatles tour in Liverpool).

One site you might want to contact is Rabbies. They mostly do small group set itineraries, but they also do custom tours and for a group of 6 they could arrange day tours out of places like Invergordon, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Cork.

https://www.rabbies.com

For Belfast -- check out the Black Cab tours http://belfastblackcabtours.co.uk

And in Liverpool there are just a lot of options -
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May 19th, 2019, 02:59 PM
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Friends who cruise use ToursbyLocals.com for all their shore excursions wherever they sail.
You may want to post this on the Fodors Cruise Forum too.
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May 19th, 2019, 03:36 PM
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Your port of calls look very similar to Crown Princess' British Isles cruise. Perhaps you want to check out one of their roll-call threads on the cruise critic board, where many people discuss which tour operators they are using.
https://boards.cruisecritic.com/foru...ss-roll-calls/

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