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Jacobite Cruises, Loch Ness

Glenurquhart Rd, Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness IV3 5TD, Scotland
01463 233999
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Ranked #7 of 30 activities in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Cruise are very good and they stop at Urquaht Castle for 1 hr allowing us to photograph.It takes 3 hrs for roundtrip to complete.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

If you've ever wondered if there really is a Loch Ness monster then this is the trip for you. The cruise is on a spacious catamaran with plenty of inside and outside viewing areas. It is family friendly and takes in the Loch's beauty as well as it's mystery. A wonderful experience.

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you for taking the time to give us such wonderful feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed the Loch Ness experience. You are absolutely right, it is an awe inspiring place, making the Legend even more intriguing. More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I took the "Freedom" tour and were highly impressed with the afternoon. The stunning weather certainly heightened the comfortable cruise along Loch Ness. Our visit to Urquhart Castle was included in the tour and this is an excellent addition to the cruise, making the combined experience better value.

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

Dear Reviewer, the team at Jacobite are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Freedom tour, we really do appreciate your feedback. This is a very popular trip made that extra bit more pleasurable when the sun comes out. More

Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Brilliant day out. Take the 3 hour cruise up Loch Ness from Tomnahurich and back. Take in the beautiful scenery and even enjoy a wee dram at the bar on board.

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you for this wonderful feedback, we'll be sure to pass on your comments to Rod our Skipper. We're delighted you enjoyed your trip with us, the Reflection tour is a wonderfully relaxing way to see Loch Ness. More

townies leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We just did the round boat trip which takes about an hour. Party of 5 including elderly and teen and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Lovely scenery, loitered around Urquart castle so we could take pics. Bit chilly for me updeck.

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you for your feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your trip with us, despite the rather breezy conditions. More

Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

a great way to see loch ness and all that is in it!! The best way to view the great glen gem. See Urquhart Castle from a different perspective and avoid the busy A82 in doing so. The staff are first class and offer a good service

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

Dear Reviewer, the team at Jacobite are delighted you enjoyed your trip with us, thank you for such wonderful feedback. More

Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I went on a two hour cruise with an hour stop off at Urquhart Castle. En route I was advised to go to the visitor centre first. This turned out to be a mistake for me. It is full of the usual tourist tat and as a result I missed out on the historical stuff and a look round the... More

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we constantly try to improve our service based on our customers comments. More

Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I am not a tour person, but not wanting to drive in Scotland chose this tour based on favorable reviews. Booked the Passion tour. From pick-up to drop-off, there were no disappointments. Kenny, our driver, was both personally likeable and thoroughly knowledgeable. The Loch Ness interpretive center was scientific and not myth promoting. Urqhart Castle was an enjoyable ruins to... More

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you for taking the time to give us such wonderful feedback. The Passion is a full day's experience with much variety, we're delighted you enjoyed your trip. More

Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We took the Temptation tour and both of us thoroughly enjoyed it. It included a 1 hr guided coach tour of Inverness, a 30 mins splashy cruise, 1 hr at the enigmatic and historic Urquhart castle and then back to city centre of Inverness. The cruise was the highlight as the loch was a bit rough...lots of ups and downs... More

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

Dear Reviewer, we're delighted you enjoyed the Temptation tour and the cruise even though it was rather choppy. It's a pity Nessie was rather bashful on the day. More

Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We've tried other cruises on Loch Ness but the Jacobite Cruises are by far the best. Extremely well organised and kid-friendly. The staff couldn't have been more pleasant and went out of their way to be helpful.

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

Dear Reviewer, the team at Jacobite are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us, we value your feedback and constantly try to improve our service. More

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