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Loch Lomond: Scottish Highlands Sightseeing Cruise

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Loch Lomond: Scottish Highlands Sightseeing Cruise

From US$ 17.73 per person

Sit back and relax on this hour long trip on what is known as the Queen of Scottish Lochs. Enjoy spectacular views of the magnificent Ben Lomond and the highland boundary fault line as you enter into the Scottish Highlands from the Lowlands.

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Duration 1 hour
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  • Enjoy an in depth cruise commentary by historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver, best known for BBC's "Coast" and "A History of Scotland"
  • Experience spectacular views of the iconic Ben Lomond and the highland boundary fault line separating the highlands and the lowlands
  • Relax with a wee dram or a hot drink from the fully stocked bar
  • Take advantage of free cruise guides, in a variety of languages, available on-board
Full description

Depart from Balloch village and set sail beyond the stately homes of historic Scottish industrialists within view of Ben Lomond, Scotland's most southerly Munro. Continue towards Inchmurrin Island, the largest inland island in Great Britain and home to the ruins of the 12th century Lennox Castle.

Learn the history and legend of Loch Lomond and the surrounding areas while enjoying some of Scotland's most spectacular scenery. Enjoy a cruise commentary by famed historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver, best known from BBC's "Coast" and "A History of Scotland." 

  • Loch Lomond cruise
  • Live commentary on board
  • Historian/archaeologist guide
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase at the bar on board)

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Meeting point

The local operator's pier in Balloch Village. Please arrive 15 minutes before your departure time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Infants (aged 0-4) are free of charge. However, please ensure that you select a ticket for them when making your booking
  • The local partner strives to offer every assistance to disabled passengers. Please call ahead for advice and to make arrangements. Due to health and safety reasons, electric wheelchairs, regrettably, cannot be accommodated
  • Well-behaved dogs are allowed at no additional cost
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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 973 reviews

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We loved the Cruise, the guide was so interesting and informative including the piece about The Lady Of The Loch, which I sailed on when I was a kid. I was also relieved with the facility of contactless payment as I forgot to bring cash as recommended on the website!

March 25, 2023

Fantastic boat trip. The commentary was informative, the scenery was incredible and the boat was comfortable and smooth. We had a coffee and sat upstairs to admire the views. We had a baby and a 5 year old in our group and they seemed to love it too. A great trip for all the family!

March 25, 2023

I went with my partner and had a great time. The trip across the loch was informative and fun. We had an amazing day for it but even if it was raining there was an indoor space on the boat for shelter. There is also a bar for refreshments. The staff were friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend, a great way to see more of the loch.

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March 25, 2023

Product ID: 152913