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West Harbour, Isles of Glencoe Hotel | Glencoe, Nr. Fort William, Ballachulish PH49 4HL, Scotland
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Thrilling!

We did the 1hr history and wildlife trip as a group of seven. We were fortunate enough to be the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Rachael C
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Not worth the money

Although I thought this trip wasn't terrible I would suggest only doing the two hour trip and not... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Gmac5400
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We offer powerboat tours on Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe where you will gain knowledge of the great history that is hidden in Glencoe, also have the chance to see Porpoise, Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles, Seals, Sea otters and much more!!! We even have our own creels so we can see some of the creatures that lie beneath. We can also customise your trip!!!
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West Harbour, Isles of Glencoe Hotel | Glencoe, Nr. Fort William, Ballachulish PH49 4HL, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We did the 1hr history and wildlife trip as a group of seven. We were fortunate enough to be the only passengers on this day and Simon was very happy to tailor the tour to our interests. His knowledge was competent and clearly spanned beyond...More

4  Thank Rachael C
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Although I thought this trip wasn't terrible I would suggest only doing the two hour trip and not booking in advance. The one hour was just a small circle around the loch and the commentator was very strained on what to talk about for most...More

3  Thank Gmac5400
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

After two weeks of walks and paddling I was looking for a little more exciting memory for our children to take home and this trip did the trick. We had a generous one hour trip in pretty poor weather (waterproofs can be borrowed) but were...More

8  Thank ClareStrontian
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We would highly recommend doing the 2 hour trip which for us was a fantastic experience with Simon and Max! Great legends and stories to accompany the trip and high speed boat made my 7 and 9 year olds highlight of our trip in Scotland...More

4  Thank laetitiaturnbull
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The weather was terrible for our trip but the tour guide made the trip fun and entertaining. We saw quite a few seals and a salmon farm (better than it sounds!) Worth it if you want a break from walks in the rain in the...More

2  Thank MissyGrim
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I did the two hour trip and even though the weather wasn't good we saw loads of seals, a few shags and some gannets. Simon was knowledgable about the area and the wildlife and at the end gave the RIB a good blast for us...More

2  Thank John M
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Booked this in advance which I recommend you do. 2 hour trip. Really good friendly guide (Simon?) and the young chap Max. Only downside is we mainly only saw seals and not much other wildlife but was still a great experience. Tip - if you...More

3  Thank Kentmum365
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Excellent 2 hour trip for myself 48, partner 47 and son 13. Hosts Simon & Max were very entertaining and knowledgeable, made us feel very welcome and safe. Sights and wildlife were spectacular. Well worth the experience, even son put his phone down to enjoy...More

3  Thank 208tracef
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My sister and I took the 2 hour trip on the boat with Max and Simon! Was amazing, Simon is very informative and stories were fantastic! Max is brilliant and drove the boat and drove it into the platoon, only his 4th time doing so!...More

2  Thank Gemmakayx3
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We have booked the one hour historical and sealife tour with Simon for 95 pounds. Not cheap but worth it. very nice guide with lots of interesting stories from the area. Ask for the witch story and the bridge. overall well spend money.

1  Thank ChrisZurich8006
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flossiefewclothes
26 May 2017|
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Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it would. As long as they can get in and out of the boat. But it's not too difficult. We got their number from the Facebook page.
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pammaclay
23 June 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure sorry but a phone call to glencoe activities who you book with should be able to help? Or you could try booking online to see if those dates were available?
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