Guided tour

From Inverness: Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle

From Inverness: Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle

From US$ 48.18 per person

Breath in the fresh air of the mighty Loch Ness as your sail across the open waters. Hop ashore and explore the historic Urquhart Castle before relaxing on your guided coach journey back to Inverness.

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  • Enjoy a guided coach tour from Inverness to Loch Ness
  • Take a boat cruise across the mighty Loch Ness
  • Explore the ruins of the historic Urquhart Castle
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Cruise on Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle on this coach and boat tour that transports you directly from Inverness city center to the legendary Loch Ness. You’ll learn everything there is to know about the stirring past of these famous shores as you relax on a guided coach tour. After departing from Inverness by coach, you will drive to Loch Ness. Once you arrive, hop on board a boat to cruise across the Loch’s world-famous waters. Keep an eye on the sonars for a blip that could be Nessie! There is a fully stocked bar on board and a selection of Scottish snacks. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate are also served, should you require a little warming up. Once you are back on shore, explore the historic ruins of the once mighty stronghold of Urquhart Castle. After you have seen the castle, relax on the coach as you make the return drive to Inverness city center.
  • Admission to Urquhart Castle
  • Loch Ness boat cruise
  • Return transportation by coach from Inverness city center
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
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  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street, Inverness, IV1 1LT.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 172 reviews

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A good trip but would like longer on the boat on Loch Ness. The visit to Urqhart Castle was good also. The guide does say to wear comfortable shoes but I think it needs to be clearer about the required walk uphill to the coach at the end of the trip

October 25, 2021

Great for a shorter trip. Bus driver was full of stories an knowledge of the area, the boat ride was pleasant, took the bus drivers advice and ordered a highland hot chocolate on the boat which was also great. If you are looking to hit a couple spots in a morning then I recommend this tour, however if your looking to take your time or see more sites then try a longer tour

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October 25, 2021

A worthwhile trip to see the Loch Ness and the castle. The guides were good and informative though at times give overlapping information. The time at the castle was a little short (another 30 minutes would be great), but enough if you want to just roam around. Get your jackets ready as it could get really windy on the cruise.

March 9, 2020

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Product ID: 184139