STGA Guiding Rates / Fees

Approximate Rates Charged by STGA Guides

Tourist Guide Service Approximate Rate
English Half Day (up to 4 hrs) £140 – £160
English Full Day (up to 8 hrs) £195 – £245
Foreign Language Half Day (up to 4 hrs) £180 – £210
Foreign Language Full Day (up to 8 hrs) £250 – £300
Driver Guide Half Day (up to 4 hrs) £300 – £350
Driver Guide Full Day (up to 8 hrs) £440 – £490
All of our guides are their own business operations and thus set their own rates for the services they provide. As a result, rates may vary. The rates above are based on past tours booked through our booking service, and are intended as costing guidelines.



When Using Our Guide Booking Service, the Following Booking Fees Apply to Each Guide Booked.
Tour / Booking Type Booking Fee
Half Day £13.00
Full Day £20.00
Extended (more than one day) £28.00

All rates are in £ GBP.

Approximate rates are based on rates charged by our guides for tours through our booking service in 2016.

Guide rates do not include overnight accommodation or meals for guides, unless stated otherwise. Entrances to paid venues or attractions etc are not included in guide fees. Our guides are granted free entry to most attractions in Scotland.

Driver Guide fees include all driver, guiding, vehicle, fuel, and insurance costs.

For walking tours we strongly recommend a maximum of 25 guests per guide. This is to maintain safety and excellent tour quality standards for guests on our tours.