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Dochgarroch: Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal 2-Hour Cruise

1. Dochgarroch: Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal 2-Hour Cruise

Join this cruise for a round-trip sail to Urquhart Castle from Dochgarroch Lock. Your cruise sails from Dochgarroch Loch on the Caledonian Canal and heads to the heart of the mystery, where you’ll learn the fascinating story of Loch Ness. You will pass by The Great Glen, Aldourie Castle, and more while enjoying the selection of hot and cold Scottish snacks on board. There is also a bar if you fancy a wee dram, and for those of you who like to stay connected, there is free Wi-fi onboard.

Inverness: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

2. Inverness: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Join an open-top double-decker bus tour for an insight into the development of the city from the original street between Castle and Kirk, with the oldest building Abertarff House, to the recently completed Highland Archive Center. Inverness has had 5 castles through the centuries with many famous visitors, not all welcome, Macbeth, Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie among them. Plan your day from the top of a double-decker bus, with 360-degree panoramic views of the city. Visit the many churches, including St Andrews Cathedral, one of local architect Dr Alexander Ross’s finest buildings. On the Western outskirts of the city, see Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, hop-off for great panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle and the Inverness Firth out to Fort George. Discover the flight of 5 locks at Muirtown, constructed in 1822 by Thomas Telford to bring the Caledonian Canal to sea level. Finally, pass by the South side of Inverness Castle to see Flora MacDonald’s statue, the 3 Graces, then along General Wades road by Bellfield Park to Holm Mills shopping village. Red Route Tour stops: 1. Bus Station 2. Bridge Street 3. Castle Street 4. Bellfield Park 5. Bishops Road - opposite Cathedral 6. Bught Drive 7. Dochgarroch 8. Telford Street Blue Route Tour stops: 1. Bus Station 2. Old Perth Road - Opposite Filling Station 3. Culloden Battlefield 4. Stadium Road 5. Cromwell Road 6. Bus Station

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4.6 / 5

based on 753 reviews

Venue easy to find, boat trip great, nice and warm inside on this a very cold day, the lady crew member who guided us throughout the cruise was excellent, really informative, easy to listen to, fun and welcoming. We loved our trip and would recommend it to anyone.

From start to finish this cruise up Loch Ness and back was amazing, stunning scenery, fantastic commentary from the guide, lovely hot drinks (with or without a nip of scotch) … So glad we did the cruise… definitely one to do … highly recommended it

Went in the 2 hour tour round Loch Ness was really good thoroughly enjoyed it would definitely recommend

Excellent and thoroughly enjoyable, best way to see Loch Ness

Amazing experience with a very good and informative guide