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Address: Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Water doesn't get much more mysterious than this 23 mile stretch running...

Water doesn't get much more mysterious than this 23 mile stretch running through the Great Glen in the Highlands of Scotland.There's no better way to experience Loch Ness than by boat. Jacobite's award winning tours and cruises get you onto the water and into the heart of this iconic landscape. This is a whole lot more than simply sight-seeing. We've been running trips on and around Loch Ness for over 30 years and most of us live here.

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Loch Ness Cruise Including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
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2hr cruise and Castle tour

Fantastic informative tour with very knowledgeable tour guide! Would recommend to those seeking out Nessie!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
bwd1234bri
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic informative tour with very knowledgeable tour guide! Would recommend to those seeking out Nessie!

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our Freedom Cruise. Did you know, when sailing to Urquhart Castle you pass the deepest part of Loch Ness? A sure hiding place for our beloved Loch monster! We hope you learnt a little and we thank you for sailing with us. We hope... More 

Belfast, Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the boat tour to Urquhart castle. It was half hour boat trip out, an hour at the castle, and half hour trip back. It was a lovely sunny day with beautiful views of the surrounding hills. The tour guide was very knowledgable and also sang a few songs!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a perfect way to sail along the lake and stop at the castle with option to get off. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly. Very enjoyable and I'd highly recommend it

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. Delighted you enjoyed sailing with us, and enjoyed the live guiding available on board . Thank you for sailing with us, we hope to welcome you back again in the future. More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself, my wife and my daughter were visiting family and were lucky to be taken on this boat trip. The weather was stunning which helped the brilliant views from the boat. My Daughter loved trying to find Nessie, and the activity pack that they gave her (for free) was really good and informative. The staff on the boat were really... More 

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing 5 star review. We are always proud to receive such positive feedback. We are also delighted your daughter enjoyed her activity pack! Urquhart Castle is a wonderful setting with something for everyone - and we agree, the view is something else! Thank you for sailing with us, we hope to welcome you back sometime in... More 

Rendon, Tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful boat ride around the lake with a piped in guided tour. The lake has so much history surrounding it. The boats are large and comfortable with restrooms. The view are spectacular. Worth the price and time. Who knows, maybe Nessie will pop up

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing 5 star review. We always welcome feedback, and we are delighted you enjoyed sailing with us. Nessie is currently the winner of Hide and Seek here on Loch Ness, maybe one day she will make her big debut! Thank you for sailing with us, we hope to welcome you back sometime in the future. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mike the driver great guy. Told us the history of area while driving to the boat, castle and Loch Ness exhibition centre. Well worth the trip.

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. Mike is an asset to our team, he is passionate and a wealth of knowledge on the history of Loch Ness and the local area. Delighted you enjoyed your cruise and tour, thank you for choosing Jacobite, we hope to welcome you back sometime in the future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to see the Loch and urquhart castle. The crew on board were friendly and very entertaining. Our coach driver, Alan was a joy, clearly loves his job and three beautiful surroundings in which he lives and works. Worth every penny

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We caught the water tour from Loch Ness Clansman hotel. It is an hours cruise along Loch Ness which returns after a stop at Urquhart Castle where one gets great closeup views of the castle. Our guide was absolutely brilliant as he peppered with facts of the loch and kept us entertained with his funny anecdotes of Loch Ness and... More 

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed our Freedom Tour, taking in the beautiful scenery and stunning ruins of Urquhart Castle. Our live guiding has proven to be a success this winter - it is always great to hear such positive feedback. Thank you for sailing with us, we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was great. An hours cruise along the Loch. Great views of the castle. Very reasonably priced. Great views from top deck outside or lower deck inside. Recommended.

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a glowing 5 star review. Delighted you enjoyed the Freedom tour, thank you for sailing with us, we hope to welcome you back to Loch Ness again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with an informative speaker to entertain us during our journey to Urquhart Castle. Would highly recommend.

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FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. Delighted you enjoyed our live guiding on board. Thank you for sailing with us, we hope to welcome you back sometime in the future! More 

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