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Address: Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 233999
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Water doesn't get much more mysterious than this 23 mile stretch running...

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.

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Loch Ness Cruise Including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
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Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise and Visit to Urquhart Castle
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Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise Including Urquhart Castle

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Gentle trip along the canal to Loch Ness

We opted for The Reflection Cruise leaving from Tomnahurich Bridge. Friendly crew and an interesting but not overly intrusive commentary. It was a little chilly on the outward... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the one hour "Inspiration" trip, essentially a 25 minute trip to and back from the Urquhard castle. More than long enough. Ship new and safe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We opted for The Reflection Cruise leaving from Tomnahurich Bridge. Friendly crew and an interesting but not overly intrusive commentary. It was a little chilly on the outward trip as far as Urquhart Castle but warmer on the way back. My Old Salt preferred to be up top rather than in the lounge so what could I do! A very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Alan was a fabulous driver. He told us interesting facts from Inverness to Loch Ness and back again. He was personable and humorous. The tour itself was excellent! There was a 20 minute bus ride from Inverness to Loch Ness, and then we took a thirty minute boat ride to Urquhart Castle, searching for Nessie the whole time. We had... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A typical rainy day visiting Loch Ness.The boat was comfortable, the scenery amazing, but we never saw Bessie.

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Thank Bernard S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took this much anticipated Loch Ness cruise. It was a rainy day, and we were part of the few on the top deck. Within a short time we were the only two on the top deck. The captain of the boat allowed us in the wheelhouse and we got to look at the sonar of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Reflection cruise from Tomnahurich Bridge. The tour took us along the Caledonian canal, through the Dochgarroch Lock, and onto Loch Ness. The live tour commentary was interesting but not intrusive. The views are absolutely amazing, even if we missed seeing Nessie.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First class cruise, very detailed action and excellent guide, recommended for a good day out on the loch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the bus from Inverness, a boat ride on the loch, a visit to the castle where we were picked up and brought back to Inverness. I can honestly say that this was wonderfully organised and informative. While the attractions are not the most exciting (perhaps the non-British find Loch Ness more exciting, and perhaps growing up with a... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant time beautiful scenery loved it .we took the rebel cruise .commentry was good and a wee singsong thrown in !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a good trip! We wanted to visit Loch Ness and find out about geologic changes and the exhibition centre was very interesting!

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