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Kylesku Boat Tours

Kylesku Slipway | by Kylesku Hotel, Kylesku IV27 4HW, Scotland
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Fantastic family activity!

We took the boat trip on Saturday morning as a party of 12 with a 1yr old baby. We had such a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daisy D
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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A must

Went on the first trip of the year which began in snow and ended in sunshine. Very informative and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Andy H
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Northampton
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Explore the stunning sea lochs of Kylesku aboard the Rachael Clare. We offer daily tours to the UK's highest waterfall, via beautiful views and a thriving seal colony. We also offer regular special tours, including our GeoTours, Badcall Islands Tour, SeaSafaris and more.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kylesku Slipway | by Kylesku Hotel, Kylesku IV27 4HW, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the boat trip on Saturday morning as a party of 12 with a 1yr old baby. We had such a great time and our hosts were fantastic. A must do for anyone who is looking for a fun way to spend a few...More

Thank Daisy D
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Went on the first trip of the year which began in snow and ended in sunshine. Very informative and a great chance to see the UK’s highest waterfall and lots of other interesting sights (and some seals). Definitely book if you are in the area,...More

Thank Andy H
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Kylesku boat was fantastic. It was the first trip for the season and despite the rain and light snow it was a great experience. The guides were super friendly and explained some of the history of the area, wildlife and key industries. Would definitely recommend....More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Spent almost 2 hours aboard the Rachael Clare with skipper James and helmsman Peter who took us into Loch Glencoul to view the highest waterfall in the UK. James, a wealth of knowledge explaining the local geology, mussel beds and deer antlers! We saw the...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

A brilliant trip - but it was the service that makes this trip superb! From waiting an extra few minutes as we screeched late on to the jetty to excellent shortbread with good butter content! In between a excellent wee boat tour with two very...More

Thank Sc0t0nt0ur
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was a loch tour lasting for the best part of two hours, departing from the Kylesku slipway. We saw seals, a variety of bird life, fish and deer. There were 12 passengers and 2 guides, including the skipper, James. The other was Roger who...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Fantastic boat trip while staying at the Kylesku hotel. The two captains were very friendly and knowledgeable - and they bake great shortbread! Added a couple of photos I took in case you want to add to the website.

Thank Stephen O
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Afternoon on Rachel Clare boat with James and Roger. Beautiful day, sun all the way, no midges. Lots of seals, a stag spotted high up looking down on us, the waterfall beautiful. The benefit of the narration from James and Roger is excellent, local knowledge...More

Thank Carriewing
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a fantastic afternoon with Frank and David, on the Rachel Clare. Absolutely recommend this boat tour for families and groups. It was an amazing experience - enjoying the sites, the wildlife, and the engineering feat!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

A really fascinating and enjoyable trip up the loch taking in wonderful views and the gatherings of seals lying on the rocks. James and David really know their stuff about the local geology, history and fishing. The shortbread is the best we have ever had...More

Thank Grahame B
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