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Address: Ullapool, Scotland
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The Minch is a wonderful way to see the landscape from the sea in a sturdy ferry boat that is operated by professionals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The Minch is a wonderful way to see the landscape from the sea in a sturdy ferry boat that is operated by professionals.

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los angeles
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101 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

No trip to Scotland would be complete without a trip on a CalMac ferry. This time we took a brand new ship from Ullapool to Stornoway, a wonderful ship with comfortable, plush indoor seating as well as more basic outdoor chairs . There is food available, including hot breakfast. We got the departure time wrong but they saved a car-sized... More 

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UK
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We took a trip to Lewis on the Calmac ferry. Great value. Lovely ship. Spotlessly clean. Food and drinks reasonable. Saw an abundance of Dolphins, porpoises and seal plus spectacular scenery.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had a superb trip on the new Caledonian Mcbrayne Loch Seaforth. Was a non landing cruise but was worth the trip. Very spacious and Comfortable.

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Calgary, Canada
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138 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Take the ferry over to the Isle of Lewis and get lost in the beauty of the Outer Hebrides-the ferry is in time and very comfortable.

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Scotland
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105 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The crossing from Ullapool to Stornoway is lovely. Viewing the West Coast Mountains from the Ferry is memorable. The Summer Isles are also lovely to view from the boat. As the Hebrides come into view the vista is wonderful . The new Calmac Ferry is very comfortable.

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Peterhead , Scotland
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107 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Late in April we had a trip to Stornoway . Part of the journey involved taking the new ferry 'MV Loch Seaforth' from Ullapool. Most of the party had never been to sea before and what with the conditions in the Minch being variable it promised to be an interesting crossing. Well what can I say but what a smooth... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Full of water. Really very wet. All you could ask for in a stretch of sea really. Sometimes subject to bad weather but hey! Great selection of seals and sometimes dolphins and whales. Occasional cruise passengers and yachtsmen. Moderate or good.

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Basildon
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150 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We took the early ferry on a Wednesday and had a superbly smooth crossing both outwards and return on the evening sailing. On the way out we say 5 dolphins and a few seals. On the return we ate dinner on-board and the food was good and competitively priced and the malt of the month offer was superb! A most... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very clean ferry. Normally hate going through the car deck as smell of fumes etc make me feel sick before we even start moving - no problems at all. Even better was the interesting talk on the geology of the Minch, isle of Lewis and the main land. Interactive for the children allowing them to be involved, our 10 year... More 

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