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Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise and Visit to Urquhart Castle

Highlights
  • Cruise the tranquil waters of Loch Ness, watching for the monster
  • See the medieval ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness
  • Save money by traveling to Loch Ness independently
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Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise and Visit to Urquhart Castle
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Overview

For those who adore history as much as they love mystery, a Loch Ness tour with a visit to Urquhart Castle is a much. Look out for Nessie, the loch’s notorious monster, as you cruise to the medieval ruins, then learn about the role the castle played in Scotland’s long battle for independence.

What to Expect

Make your own way to Loch Ness' Clansman Harbour, a 25-minute bus ride from Inverness Station, and choose between indoor and outdoor seating on the comfortable boat. Cruise across Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for Nessie, the notorious monster that’s rumored to frequent the lake, to Urquhart Castle.

Here you might choose to explore the ruins independently with help from the informative visitor center, or save your funds, capture some pictures, and wander the shore. After your visit, board the boat to return to Clansman Harbour, and travel to your next destination independently.

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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best trip

This was the best trip we did in Scotland. We started our Lock Ness boat trip in the mist and gradually the scenery emerged through the mist it was really beautiful. We found Urquhart Castle interesting and the views were great, a really lovely trip.

1  Thank Jeanne86
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great trip

Party of 5, one wheelchair user, very helpful staff. Went on the 2 hour trip to Urquhart Castle and tour. Great scenery, and great guided tour by Malcolm (staff). Recommend to all visiting Loch Ness. Good value drinks and snacks aboard, very clean, and comfortable....More

Thank wildyLiverpool
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Just long enough

We had a nice experience, a short cruise and one hour at the castle. Quite enough to be happy and not too long so we can do more of the day. We recommend.

Thank profhelene
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile
Great way to experience Loch Ness

We went on the 2 hour cruise with a visit to Urquhart Castle. The crew were very nice and helpful and the information given during the cruise was interesting. The Castle was really interesting and we ent through it on our own although tours were...More

Thank Susan S
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite. Many thanks for sailing with us and we hope to welcome you back to the highlands again in the future.

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Very good morning trip

The ferry was a 5 mins walk from our accommodation, so we headed down at 9.30 to find 5 coaches of people had turned up for the 10am trip, we booked the 11am which was less crowded. the ferry we learnt can take 250 people...More

1  Thank EAN44
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite. Many thanks for sailing with us and we hope to welcome you back to the highlands again in the future.

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13 April 2018|
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Response from Azahara A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I got a bus from Inverness town, by the highroad past the River, it only takes about 20 minutes. Ask around, people there are lovely and they will be more than happy to help you. Is the bus stop to your left past the... More
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