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Loch Shiel Cruises

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Probably the only way to see Loch Sheil

My partner and I had a fantastic time travelling from Glenfinnan to Mike Tomkies old place on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul_W_Newc
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
The highlight of my trip to this area

I took the cruise up the loch from Acharacle to Gelnfinnan and returned by bus to my accommodation... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
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Oberursel (Taunus), Germany
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Loch Shiel is one of Scotland's largest inland freshwater lochs and is regarded as one of the few areas of true wilderness. Learn about the History & Geology of this area and share the local skippers' experience in spotting Golden & White-Tailed...more
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Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had a fantastic time travelling from Glenfinnan to Mike Tomkies old place on the loch before heading back again. The trip took around two hours but the guys on the boat told us a lot about this valley which looks like...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

I took the cruise up the loch from Acharacle to Gelnfinnan and returned by bus to my accommodation in Salen. I had folding bike with me which the staff were happy to take on board. This cruise was definitely the highlight of my four day...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased you had such an enjoyable trip. The White Tailed Eagle was a great moment for all on board that day, lucky to get so close. We hope to see you again one day and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

A trip to Glenfinnan is not complete without a cruise along Loch Shiel. We took the two hour Gaskan Cruise and had a fantastic time. The scenery is exquisite and the boat is the only opportunity to get those views. The crew is friendly and...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip, thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again one day.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely hour trip, really friendly staff and informative too. We know the area well and family are local but it was a different perspective to road and rail. Went with granny, auntie,uncle and 4 year old and all enjoyed. The staff were super...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable trip and the hat was saved! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 August 2018

i done this trip more for curiosity ..... and i find out a amazing experience , i done the full cruise , boat is old but excellent staff amazing captain Ali is second Ben and the Bird guide Peter ....i see for the first time...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Robert, we are so happy you got to see the eagles and the many Harry Potter fans waiting for the Hogwarts Express! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 August 2018

What a lovely day! We prebooked online a one way cruise but changed our minds and so contacted the company to do the full day. There was no problem with this, the lady I spoke to was very helpful and just told us to turn...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thank you for this lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise and thank you for spreading the word. We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I took my 3 kids on a 2 hour cruise and their review was that it was awesome! I found it very relaxing and informative. Staff were really welcoming,friendly and provided refreshments, binoculars and blankets if you wanted one. Thank you Loch Shiel Cruises :)...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise Aisha. I am glad the kids enjoyed it and you all had a good time. Sorry I wasn’t on board to meet you but hope to see you next time with the piper!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Took a cruise along Loch Shiel today on this boat and had a lovely time. This boat is smaller and more intimate than the big Loch Ness cruisers and better for it. The views were spectacular and the guys running the tour were very friendly...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Michelle. We are so glad you enjoyed your cruise and the boat charmed you. Thanks for the recommendation and we hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Excellent trip especially for birdwatchers. Three friends and a dog had an brilliant day. Ali and Ben are very friendly, helpful and professional. Family run business. Very good value. Saw 3 golden eagles, white tailed eagle, osprey, red breasted mergansers and their young, throated diver,...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. We are really pleased you saw so many different species and enjoyed your full day cruise. We hope to see you again one day soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had a wonderful time, accompanied by Ali and his whole charming family, as well as a narrator, Ben, who provided us terrific information about the area's history and ecology. We were lucky to spot a number of birds, as well: golden eagles, white eagles,...More

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rosieframpton, Manager at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

It was fantastic to meet you and we are so pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us. The kids were delighted to meet yours and really enjoyed their time playing on the boat and the following day. We hope to meet you again some time!

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Chris and Derek N
1 August 2018|
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£20, check their webiste, prices are given for the different tours, just click on the one you want to do. Tickets van also be bought online.
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Laura L
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Karen_Lee_Holt
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Response from LochShielCruises | Property representative |
Hi Karen, Sorry, we lost contact this morning. It would take about 15 minutes to walk from the station to the boat, all downhill. It may be easiest to pick you up from the station. Would you like us to do that, or, if not I... More
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