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Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness Cruise from Dochgarroch Lock

by Jacobite Cruises Ltd
per traveler Price is $15
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Duration: 2h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Pleasant educational cruise through the wondrous Loch Ness

  • Navigation of the Dochgarroch Lock in the Caledonian Canal

  • Chance to hear stories of the canal & the Scottish Highlands

  • Panoramic views of lovely Aldourie Castle & Urquhart Castle

  • Live tour commentary & a chance to spot beloved Nessie

Highlights

  • Pleasant educational cruise through the wondrous Loch Ness

  • Navigation of the Dochgarroch Lock in the Caledonian Canal

  • Chance to hear stories of the canal & the Scottish Highlands

  • Panoramic views of lovely Aldourie Castle & Urquhart Castle

  • Live tour commentary & a chance to spot beloved Nessie

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11:30 AM, Contemplation Cruise - Family Ticket in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 3 children, ages 5–15. Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

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2:30 PM, Contemplation Cruise - Family Ticket in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 3 children, ages 5–15. Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

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9:30 AM, Contemplation Cruise - Family Ticket in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 3 children, ages 5–15. Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

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11:30 AM, Contemplation Cruise - Single Ticket in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for a single ticket.

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Total price is $27.35, taxes included

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2:30 PM, Contemplation Cruise - Single Ticket in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for a single ticket.

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9:30 AM, Contemplation Cruise - Single Ticket in English

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Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness Cruise from Dochgarroch Lock

Activity Location

Caledonian Canal

Loch Ness

Inverness

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Loch Ness by Jacobite Cruises

    Dochgarroch Cottages

    Dochgarroch IV3 8JG


Description

Unlock the charms of the Scottish Highlands during a cruise through the Caledonian Canal. Admire waterfront views of Aldourie Castle and the scenic ruins of Urquhart Castle, and soak up fascinating information about the revered waterway that contains Loch Ness as well as several other inlets.

Begin your tour at the Dochgarroch Lock, where a gated chamber gives way to the Caledonian Canal. Climb aboard a river vessel and settle in for an illuminating cruise. Whether you love history and long to see some of Scotland's finest castles, or are curious about the legendary Loch Ness, this tour gives you a look at the Scottish countryside and is filled with educational information to satisfy your deepest curiosities.

Cruise through the locks and enter the Caledonian Canal, which contains manmade sections augmented by the natural lochs of Great Glen. Early in the cruise, glide past Aldourie Castle, the only habitable castle on the Loch Ness. Admire its skyward-sweeping pinnacles and turrets before tracing a southerly route through the loch's gentle rippling waves.

During the course of your tour, use the boat's sonar to try to detect the presence of the Loch Ness Monster. Indulge in fabulous stories about the creature of the deep that locals lovingly refer to as “Nessie.” Make your way back to your starting point, pausing to admire Urquhart Castle in the rosy midday sun.


Inclusions

  • Guided cruise through the Caledonian Canal

  • Educational kids' pack

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Written translation in 11 languages


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Dogs are welcome on this tour.

  • This activity begins at the Dochgarroch Lock, which is approximately 15 minutes from Inverness by car. You are responsible for making your own way to the meeting point.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Caledonian Canal & Loch Ness Cruise from Dochgarroch Lock ratings based on 1 Verified Review

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

4/5 Jun 4, 2018

Lovely cruise with great narration about the Loch Ness and it's legendary "monster". Although there was not a sighting of "Nessie", we enjoyed the tour and the lovely views, as well as Urquhart castle and it's history.