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Address: Scotland
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+44 1463 233999
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Many people believe that this brooding lake in Northern Scotland, 21 square...

Many people believe that this brooding lake in Northern Scotland, 21 square miles in size at an average depth of 800 feet, could certainly hide a large dinosaur-like "monster," the lake's long-time and elusive resident.

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Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise and Visit to Urquhart Castle
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Loch Ness Cruise Including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

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LochNess tour

A very comfortable mode of transport, also tour guide was excellent very friendly and knowledgeable with his stories tales and music to add to the experience to the journey.The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
linda c
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glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very comfortable mode of transport, also tour guide was excellent very friendly and knowledgeable with his stories tales and music to add to the experience to the journey.The views were amazing even if the weather was a little misty which in our case was not an issue.Would well recommend people to do this tour, yes there's a lot of... More 

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

I visited Loch Ness during a high land tour that I had early 2016. It was an exciting moment where can I experience the legend of Nessie up close. I wasn't lucky enough to see her though, but the view and the atmosphere around it is indescribable. You really have to visit Loch Ness when you come to Scotland!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The driver George was excellent. He always had an answer four our questions and used music to highlight different parts of the tour. It was a lot of fun. Highly recommend

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Scotland is blessed with some beautiful views and scenic beauty. The whether is just wonderful. For a moment you may feel you are in some fantasy land. All these Lochs are huge mountain Terrence with a water body (lakes) in between

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Axbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove around Loch Ness on the Loch ness trail, it was stunning. We got to see the entire loch from all angles which were stunning. It is so large but unfortunately Nessy never showed, perhaps it was too cold! It was a lovely drive and the views were absolutely beautiful It's a must do if you visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can we say, It's Scotland and everywhere is beautiful, the Loch Ness does have some amazing history and some great stories, be sure to visit the exhibition centre, a must if you are in the area. Totally brilliant.

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Thank Roy T
Dublin, Ohio, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Glasgow to Loch Ness in December 2016 and the drive is awesome specially because the highlands had thin layer of snow on it. Believe me I am from USA and have visited many such places including Oregon and New Hampshire but this drive is awesome. Before heading towards Scotland I was reading reviews and people were discussing... More 

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Boston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would say we were underwhelmed with the Loch Ness part of our tour. The lake is very pretty (we do live on a huge lake though in the states) but nothing exceptional. I think a boat ride would have been nice though if we'd traveled during a warmer month. The whole area is crowded with tour buses, tourists and... More 

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Pincher Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loch Ness is a large freshwater lake in the Scottish Highlands and home to the Loch Ness Monster or Nessie as it is affectionately called. We had to go and see if we could find her/him/it. Now the loch (lake) extends some 23 miles southwest of Inverness and then extends to the River Oich. The water is murky due to... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No nessie today. Beautiful scenery love visiting for a few hours. My dog loves A paddle in the loch ness

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