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Loch Ness Cruise Including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

From US$49,70
  • Combine a Loch Ness boat cruise with a Urquhart Castle admission ticket
  • Learn about the mysteries of the Loch Ness from your guide
  • Tour combines guided and independent elements, appealing to all traveler types
Loch Ness Cruise Including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
From US$49,70
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Loch Ness Cruise Including Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
From US$49,69

Even though Loch Ness is just a short driving distance from Inverness, it can be hard to get there without renting a car. This guided tour includes round-trip transport from an easy-to-find meeting spot, as well as admission tickets to the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition and Urquhart Castle for your convenience. Plus, it packs in guided and independent elements to allow you to learn with a guide by your side and to explore on your own.

What to Expect

Make your way to the Inverness bus station in advance of your group's meeting time. Then, climb into a comfortable coach and travel to Clansman Harbour. Relax on the way, listen to your guide's commentary, and take in the landscape while your driver worries about directions and traffic.

Board the cruise ship at Clansman Harbour, and explore the boat as it travels through the river down to the famous Loch Ness. Snap photos of the vistas, and listen to your guide detail the myths and legends that surround the loch and its famous inhabitant, Nessie.

Arrive at Urquhart Castle, and disembark for a short self-guided tour. The flexibility to explore on your own is a good complement to the other guided elements of the day.

Move on to the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition, where you can learn about the origin of the Loch Ness Monster narrative and the historic inhabitants of the castle and fortress. Get a comprehensive overview of the site's long history through an exploration of the seven multimedia exhibits.

Back on the bus, return to Inverness by early afternoon with plenty of daytime hours to do as you wish.

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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Beautiful way to see Loch Ness!

Went on this half day tour to see the famous Loch Ness. Very nice way to see the Loch with guided bus tour and nice ride on the cruise (especially if you are short of time). The tour took 4 hours and it was on...More

Thank traveeline
Reviewed 3 days ago
If the weather is good this can't be beat.

Full day tour that covers all you would need to get a great appreciation of Loch Ness and history. Coach driver commentary was full and entertaining.

Thank MalcolmParker
Reviewed 6 days ago
great day at loch ness!

i booked the "passion tour" today, which is the all-day tour encompassing the loch ness centre, urquhart castle, and a loch ness cruise. i was the only one with this specific tour but it still run which was awesome. iain was my driver/tour-guide for the...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Attractions good, but tour company fail

I booked this because I liked all of the tour stops. After we got off of the first bus, there was an issue with the boat, that wasn't clearly communicated. After that, we all waited around for over an hour for a bus to come...More

1  Thank Erica W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning Urquhart Castle is a must see while in Loch Ness area , cruise was smooth with stunning views surrounding you , great coffee and toilets on board when it's cold outside

1  Thank debbieduck1976
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise and tour with us. Thank you for sailing with Loch Ness by Jacobite - we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

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