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Castle Cruises Loch Ness

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Address: Drumnadrochit IV63 6TX, Scotland
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Lovely trip

We decided to do this boat trip as hadn't been on the loch for over 50 years. We were picked up at the tourist information centre in Drumnadrochit and driven to Temple Pier, where... read more

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to do this boat trip as hadn't been on the loch for over 50 years. We were picked up at the tourist information centre in Drumnadrochit and driven to Temple Pier, where we boarded the boat. Gordon was our guide and there were also screens giving you information. It was very informative and so nice to be right... More 

Thank Catherine208
Columbia, Missouri
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5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The guide was local, very nice and knowledgeable. He knew the ins and outs of the Loch. Very enjoyable and well worth the money. Sit in the back for the best pictures!

Thank TheMarston
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on it to see onto the loch ness and to see the ughart castle. The tour guide was so nice and was very knowledgeable. Learned alot even though it was raining was a really good day on the water. Was beautiful and would pay again to go on it. Tansport there and back to the car. Was ace!!!

Thank Emma P
Herzliya, Israel
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158 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I was alone, on my own on a business trip. I took the cruise to taste the legend and mystery of Nessie. It is a nice one hour trip in the loch, you hear some stories, background, details and history. Interesting. I'll come back with the kids next year. Save 4 seats please :)

Thank Erez E
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited whilst staying in Drumnadrochit on holiday and could not be more pleased with our experience. We took our two dogs along, luckily there were no ducks aboard this particular day and we all had a lovely tour of the lochness. Our captain was very friendly and informative during the tour and also assisted two ladies... More 

Thank DemiShaw
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113 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Booked excursion day-of at Inverness tourist center, tour was all we hoped for: no frills, nice entertainment, and information about Loch Ness. The boat is small and easy to move around. Actual boat ride was about 30 minutes long, and a great to see Urquart Castle from the water. Waterfowl was a great hit.

Thank BadgerTrip
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A small boat operating from a pier near Drumnadrochit. We were recommended as my wife walks with difficulty and the pick up is from car park at tourist information. This leaves only a few steps to the pier and a step on to the boat. The cruise lasts about 50 minutes and takes in Castle Urquhart and other areas. Quite... More 

Thank Viewlander
Southport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Anybody thinks it only takes a hour think again but if u not been on the cruise it takes longe about 1.1/2 hrs well worth it lady guide good clear voice and she's very good telling the disruptive children of without being rude we went on the 13th march 2017 very good morning out thanks to the staff very friendly/... More 

Thank tonyborrony
Gunnislake, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We drove down to Fort Augustus from Inverness for a Day out with our friends, it was brilliant weather for October so we decided to take a cruise around the Loch Ness, it was about £15 each and was an excellent trip, the boat was very clean with good facilitates, toilets, bar and various view points on the board. The... More 

Thank murray_campbell250
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We did the one hour trip on Loch Ness which took us to the centre of the Loch and gave us a great view of the Castle. Terrific views all round the Loch. The skipper/guide was very informative and helpful. We were picked up from the centre of village (information centre) and taken on five minute ride to jetty. Free... More 

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