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Whether it be the mystery, the stunning scenery, or the history, we want to get you up close and personal with it all. Climb aboard our brand new 12 Seater RIB Speedboat at the Clansman Harbour, and launch yourself onto the water for a 1 hour long...more
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1 Clansman Harbour, Inverness IV3 8AU, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Robbie’s tour was the highlight of our trip to Scotland! The four of us had the boat to ourselves along with Robbie’s personal attention. The weather was wild, windy, with a huge lop on Loch Ness, but Robbie still gave us the full experience. A...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LesterS890
RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you to my favourite guests from Newfoundland for your review, you were absolutely great to show around I remember it well! Hope the rest of your trip around Scotland was great and hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Have done this trip before so when we had visitors over from the US i knew we had to take them on this. What a great way to see Loch Ness. Robbie was a great host and full of tales of Loch Ness. The kids...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank delman47
RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking your time review delman47, and hope to see you again next year on the Wee Beastie!

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This trip was absolutely amazing! The skipper Gary is really friendly, knows his stuff about the area and boy can he drive a boat! What a thrill! We’ll definitely book this again next season!

Date of experience: September 2018
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RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your great review Janice C of The Beastie Boats. Gary is a great skipper and we are lucky to have him showing you around the wonders of Loch Ness. Looking forward to seeing you in 2019!

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! Great way to see the loch and Nessie!! Very informative and extremely fun. We all really enjoyed it. There were 5 of us between the age of 12-49. We will be back. Highly recommend this ride.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alyp1970
RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Alyp1970! The Beastie Boats is great for people of all ages, and so happy you spotted Nessie! Hopefully see you back on the shores of Loch Ness in 2019

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We wanted a boat trip, how can you go all the way to Loch Ness and not enjoy it.....this was the best boat trip ever. Fun, exciting and the chap running the tour was fun and informative.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn A
RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The Best boat trip ever? What an accolade Dawn A! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! I am not sure who the chap was, but if he was handsome, it was probably not me!

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Now I know no one can control the weather but we had booked tickets to go on the beastie boats. We drove from our hotel and arrived at the docks only to be told the boat was cancelled due to the weather. They didn’t send...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Rebecca, I am very sorry to hear about this. Very occasionally our trips do not run because of the wind, and when this is the case we get in contact with every customer who has booked at the earliest opportunity possible. I would like...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip on Beastie Boats!!! We range from 57-62 so age is not a barrier. We stayed dry and had a ton of fun. Make sure you prebook!!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deb4350
RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Age is definitely not a barrier Deb4350! Thank you very much for your great review we agree it is the best way to see the Loch by boat, and definitely recommend pre-booking in the peak months.

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Was lucky enough to have a trip on the Wee Beastie today with the family. Although we are local to Loch Ness we learnt a lot and what a way to see the sights of the loch. Brilliant guide and Captain of the rib and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DuncCh
RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi DuncCh, Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your trip on the Wee Beastie with family, hope you have managed to get the terrible music out of your head by now! Hope to see you again in 2019! Many Thanks, Robbie

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Am travelling around Scotland with my hubby and we booked in the day before and had an absolute ball!! You get suited up in wet weather gear and your personal belongings get put into their shed and locked up for safe keeping. The only part...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RobbieR459, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Abbygirl000, Thank you very much for your great review of the Beastie Boats and glad you and your husband had a ball! Really appreciate the time you have taken to write this. Please come back, Scotland has so much to offer! Many Thanks, Robbie

Reviewed 10 September 2018

I have been to Loch Ness several times now, and taken a few tours of the loch, and this newer tour, has to be the best of them all. For an hour of being out on the loch, hitting the main sites including Uruqhart Castle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RobbieRapson, Owner at The Beastie Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give a great review of The Beastie Boats sallybhoyt, it really means a lot and especially for it to be the best of all the tours you have taken! We think the best way to see Loch Ness...More

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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
The Beastie Boat is part of the Jacobite Experience which also has buses running between Inverness and Urquhart Castle. It may be worth contacting Jacobite to find out if they have any link-up deals to get you to The... More
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