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Loch Shiel Cruises

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Address: Glenfinnan, Scotland
Phone Number: 01687 470322
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Dez N Jo

Well worth the day out I will do it again the hospitality on board was great and a nice wee dram to help you along Dez

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the day out I will do it again the hospitality on board was great and a nice wee dram to help you along Dez

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Dez N Joe, glad you enjoyed the cruise, see you next time. Jim More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience. It can be cold on the boat and although blankets are provided, wear warm clothes. Very well looked after and time taken to explain and point out any wildlife.

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks very much for your great review, much appreciated. Jim More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a real highlight of our weeks holiday ! I had heard of Jim from an old friend,Allan MacDonald, who described him as a star and a real gentleman and he was right! Such abundant knowledge, a lovely courteous manner and so welcoming to us with a small baby. The highlight was seeing an osprey which Jim said was... More 

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review. I'm glad you enjoyed the cruise. Jim More 

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38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great cruise down the Loch, Friendly and knowledgeable skipper. Beautiful scenery, fantastic wildlife. Definitely worth a trip.

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the 2 and half hour cruise from Glenfinnan to Gaskan and it was outstanding in every way. Incredible scenery. Great value for money and the skipper of the boat Jim is a great ambassador not just for Scotland but for the human race! He really made us feel so so!! welcome letting us know that... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The weather was not brilliant when we went to board the boat and we were the only two there. However Jim was still determined to take us out. Luckily the weather improved and we had great visibility. Jim's knowledge of the area, the geology, the wildlife and much more was astounding. He made it a very enjoyable and worthwhile couple... More 

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review, I'm glad you enjoyed the cruise. Jim More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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69 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

A trip aboard the MV Sileas on gorgeous Loch Shiel, with Jim Michie at the helm, is the absolute best way to immerse yourself in this gorgeous part of Scotland and get a taste of its history. My two friends and I decided we wanted to do the full 2.5 hour tour. When we showed up in advance of the... More 

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review and I'm pleased that you enjoyed the cruise and had a chance to visit the Green Isle. Jim More 

UK
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Even a few showers couldn't spoil this excellent cruise. Jim shares his knowledge at the right time and pace which allows you to sit back and take it all in. We saw Red Deer, Common Gulls and chicks. The highlight for me was a White Tailed Eagle perched high in a tree. Sadly no Golden Eagles on this trip but... More 

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review. Jim More 

Gobowen
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We went on this boat trip yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. The skipper was informative and took time to point out places of particular interest regarding the local history of the area. He was also happy to answer questions, yet gave time for travellers to enjoy the peace of the trip. We were supplied with blankets for comfort as it... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautifully restored harbour launch that Skipper Jim and friends spent a year to complete. You can see detail pictures of this work on board. He will enthusiastically give you as much information as you wish. In deed his knowledge of not only his beloved boat but of Scottish history, the Loch and its environs and the wildlife... More 

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review Gerry, it was a pleasure to meet you and enjoy good conversation. Jim More 

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