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Caley Cruisers

Canal Road, Inverness IV3 8NF, Scotland
+44 1463 236328
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Motoring paradise

Caley is great for motoring thru the lochs and canals. The boats are very well equipped with a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MendoFan2014
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San Francisco, California, United States
Best boating holiday!

We had planned our holiday with Caley Cruisers over two years back, but after my husbands work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raylin N
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Cardross, United Kingdom
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“boat yard” (6 reviews)
“fort augustus” (16 reviews)
“swing bridge” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Canal Road, Inverness IV3 8NF, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Caley is great for motoring thru the lochs and canals. The boats are very well equipped with a good instructional session to start. Boats are very clean and well maintained. If you want to see the lochs from the water and enjoy secluded mooring areas,...More

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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your great write-up and your kind comments! It's marvellous to hear that you enjoyed your boating holiday with us on the Caledonian Canal. Hopefully, we will have the pleasure of you cruising with us again sometime in the future. Once...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned our holiday with Caley Cruisers over two years back, but after my husbands work getting in the way, we had to move our holiday three times. The team at CC dealt with this really graciously when I know that this must have...More

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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for this great review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday on the Caledonian Canal with us and glad that - despite all the changes due to work commitment - in the end you got to enjoy your boating holiday...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two ageing couples decided upon this seven day holiday over a year ago and were quite apprehensive about it. No need to be as we all wished that we had done this type of holiday sooner. From booking in on the first day to return...More

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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review and your comments. We are delighted to hear that your holiday on the Caledonian Canal was an enjoyable experience for you. With regard to the fuel - the regulations as to how marine (‘red’) diesel is sold has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot speak highly enough of the service my wife and I, plus our two best friends, had from the Caley Cruisers team. From the moment we made our booking to the time we had to leave them, they were simply outstanding. I write as...More

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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are of course thrilled that you enjoyed your holiday on the Caledonian Canal with us. Your kind words and comments are truly appreciated and I shall pass these on to all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On way home after a fabulous week cruising the Caledonian Canal with our border terrier. Caley Cruisers are terrific - professional and safety conscious, helpful, friendly and patient. Any fear and nervousness slips away - the briefing is great, you’re hand-held with initial craft handling...More

Thank James T
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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this lovely review! We are of course delighted that you all (including the dog) had a great time on the Caledonian Canal on one of our cruisers and that your expectations were met. The scenery is indeed stunning and superb...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The two of us decided on a short break - sailing on the Caledonian Canal. We had first become aware of Caley Cruisers on television and researched a bit more before deciding to use them. Everything was excellent - indeed exceeded expectations. From making the...More

Thank Ian S
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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are of course delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent short break with us on the Caledonian Canal and that everything we provided met with your expectations. We are very grateful for every review as...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We opted for the mull of kintyre boat for our week long break. Facilities on board were great. We received a fab welcome & briefing before boarding our boat. Then had thorough tution from boarding the boat through the first swing bridge & lock before...More

Thank Aileen D
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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for your great review and your kind comments. We are of course very pleased to hear that your holiday on the Caledonian Canal was a great experience all-round. And having superb weather is a bonus indeed! Perhaps we will have...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd boat trip and we loved it!! Very professional team, Audrey was very welcoming; great briefing which covered pretty much every eventuality and re-assured us. Matt was great with us, showing us how to use everything on the boat and stayed with...More

Thank Sarah C
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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review and positive comments about your recent trip with us. It certainly is an adventure and great fun to be able to explore the lochs with your own boat. We hope to see you again sometime for a...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

We've just returned from our 4th boating holiday with Caley Cruisers, and once again couldn't fault our experience. Caley's boats are the most modern and tidy fleet on the canal, and have recently added some new larger cruisers to their fleet. Everything at Caley is...More

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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. Great to see you both again and delighted you got to enjoy some beautiful weather for your trip this year. Until next time! Best wishes from Audrey & crew ⚓️

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

We, 2 couples, hired the boat "Balmoral" from Caley Cruisers for a week in May 2018. From the outset we found the staff to be most helpful with the booking arrangements and amazed at the efficiency and friendliness when we arrived to start our holiday...More

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Audrey H, General Manager at Caley Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed you trip with us through the Great Glen and were happy with the service we provide. Balmoral is a lovely cruiser and it so nice you got some good weather to enjoy with her....More

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sorry for delay. you book the boat they show you how to manoeuvre. Moor and drive it. all the equipment is explained then you are left to do what you want. there is suggested routes and rough average timings for where and... More
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