Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Nessie Hunter’
At Loch Ness Cruises will be described by visitors and travel writers alike as “the most informative and entertaining cruise on Loch Ness” with modern surveillance and safety equipment such as VHF Radio, G.P.S., Colour Sonar, Radar just like Loch Ness Expedition. On those warm sunny days passengers can enjoy the views from her spacious aft deck, whilst on those cold, wet and windy days that we occasionally get in Scotland passengers can enjoy the views through the large panoramic windows of our heated cabin. On the cruise they will pass the historic ruins of Urquhart Castle where you will get the best photographs of the castle along with a comprehensive commentary on the history of the castle.
Loch Ness Cruises
The Original Loch Ness Visitor Centre
Tel. +44(0)1456 450395
Mobile 07768 652810
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Deepscan’
Book a boat trip aboad “Deepscan” during the summer season and see what lerks beneath the mysterious World of Loch Ness. Embark from Loch Ness Monster Exhibition Centre to view Urquhart Castle and the Great Glen from the best vantage point – the loch!
Deepscan is an especially practical, fast and efficient camera platform, and is chartered by the media, corporate and private groups, clubs and universities. The Original Loch Ness Monster Exhibition Centre also highlights various search expeditions over the years by respected institutions and individuals such as Operation Deepscan; the research vessel with the experienced skipper John Minshull who has assisted with the Loch Ness Project. The Project’s research vessel “Deepscan” is available on most days to give the visitor a flavour of what makes Loch Ness so special. Regular hourly cruises. Deepscan is a fully equipped research vessel to the Loch Ness Project, the results of which can be seen at Loch Ness 2000. You can book onto the one hour cruise by via Loch Ness 2000
Price and Cruise Hours:
Prices: Adults £10 – Children £6
Cruises run from Easter week-end until the end of September, on the hour from 10:00 until 18:00.
Contact and Bookings:
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Deepscan’
Media, Research, Corporate
Passengers Tel: 01456 450218
Mobile Tel: 07710 273599
Evenings 01320 351283
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘ Ness Express’ and ‘Royal Scot’
The Ness Express is set on a rocky outcrop, Urquhart Castle makes a fantastic backdrop for the turning point of our ninety minute tour of Loch Ness. Taking in stunning scenery, ancient woodlands, wildlife and the world famous Urquhart Castle, our unique tour of this unique loch is fast, exhilarating and suitable for all ages with modern, custom built boats ‘Ness Express’ One and Two are safe, comfortable, fast, dry and guaranteed to raise a smile. Private hire with pick ups from Dochgarroch, Foyers and Drumnadrochit.
Departs 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm
Duration 1 ½ hours
Fares: Adult £25, Child £15, Family £75
The Royal Scot is equipped with the very latest hi-tech Simrad colour sonar and Olex 3D under water imaging system, giving you the best chance to see what really lies at the bottom of Loch Ness. This sophisticated technology is displayed on large flat screens throughout the boat, giving passengers a fascinating view of the terrain and life underwater. The Royal Scot is British registered and carries an MCA Certificate for 120 passengers.
Cruises depart on the hour, every hour from 10am until 4pm
Cruise duration 1 hour
Fares: Adult £10.50; Child £6; Family 2+2 £31
Boats are berthed at the jetty, which is located in the centre of Fort Augustus below the Caledonian Canal swing bridge and next to the Clansman Centre.
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘ Ness Express’ / ‘Royal Scot’
Tel: +44 (0)1320 366277
Tel/fax: +44 (0)1320 366221
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Jacobite Boat and Charters’
No other Loch Ness tour company offers such a huge diversity of cruises & tours, lasting from one to six hours. Cruises leave from Inverness and also the Clansman Hotel Harbour, 9 miles outside Inverness on the A82. Some cruises include visits to other 5 star attractions, such as Urquhart Castle and the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre. Our three vessels – Jacobite Queen, Jacobite Spirit and Jacobite Legend all have central heating, double-glazing and sonar to watch the hidden happenings! We also own four liveried mini coaches with 33 seats each, which are only used for our tours.
Option for Cruises on Loch Ness & Tours by Jacobite:
- Inspiration – 1 hour cruise starts at Loch Ness; departs from Clansman Harbour, Loch Ness
- Reflection – 3 hour cruise starts in Inverness; departs from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
- Passion – 6.5 hour cruise, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness Visitor Centre, Corrimony Cairn & coach starts in Inverness; departs from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
- Freedom – 2 hour cruise & Urquhart Castle starts at Loch Ness; departs from Clansman Harbour, Loch Ness
- Discovery – 3 hour cruise & Urquhart Castle starts in Inverness; departs from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
- Sensation – 3.5 hour cruise, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness exhibition & coach starts in Inverness; departs from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
- Temptation – 2.5 hour cruise, Urquhart Castle & coach starts in Inverness; departs from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
Jacobite, not only offers cruises but we also provide daytime, evening and wedding charters on Loch Ness throughout the year. A wedding perhaps. Or a special birthday or anniversary. What could be better than celebrating your special day on Loch Ness with a champagne cruise on board the Jacobite Spirit or Jacobite Legend? The Jacobite Queen is a well-appointed cruise vessel, equipped to take a maximum of 159 passengers on all decks or 70 passengers inside the centrally heated saloon. We recommend passenger numbers of up to 80 for events with entertainment, up to 50 for those with entertainment and catering.
- DAYTIME CHARTERS: Departures from Clansman Harbour, Loch Ness
- EVENING CHARTERS: Departures from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness
- WEDDING CHARTERS: Departures from Clansman Harbour, Loch Ness
The Loch Ness Clansman Hotel regularly incorporates a Jacobite cruise into its Special Occasion breaks including ‘romance on the Loch with our Valentines Weekend and a cruise up the Loch with an Easter hunt at Urquhart Castle for our guests staying with us over Easter weekend!
Jacobite’s main office is at:
Telephone: +44 1463 233999
Fax: +44 1463710188
Web: Jacobite cruises: http://www.jacobite.co.uk and Jacobite Charters: http://www.lochnesscharters.co.uk
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Castle Cruises’
Castle Cruises Loch Ness, Hourly boat trips on Loch Ness, and enjoy stunning views of the Great Glen, Loch Ness and the ruins of Urquhart Castle in its ancient setting with guided, knowledgeable and skilled staff . On board instruments monitor sub surface activity showing both bottom profile and mid water targets.
Tariff: Adults £10.00 Children £5.00
Castle Cruises Loch Ness
Tel: 01456 450205
Fax: 01456 450088
Tickets /Information: Clansman Gift Co. Tel: 01456 450695 [Opposite the main car park in Drumnadrochit. Route A82 Glasgow to Inverness.]
Weddings, Special Occasions; Tel: 01456 450205
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Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Nessie Hunter
Loch Ness Cruise on ‘Deepscan
Cruises on Loch Ness & Tours by Jacobite: sensation