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Loch Lomond: Island Discovery 2-Hour Cruise

Loch Lomond: Island Discovery 2-Hour Cruise

From US$ 28.69 per person

Enjoy a circular cruise through Loch Lomond, known as the Queen of Scottish Lochs. With commentary on board, you'll learn all about these stunning sights and soak up their entrancing history and culture.

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an in-depth cruise commentary by historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver
  • Cruise through "The Narrows", a small passage between three islands, an area only visible by boat
  • Relax with a wee dram or a hot drink from the fully stocked bar
  • Take advantage of free cruise guides, in a variety of languages, available on-board
Full description

Discover the legends and secrets of the islands of Loch Lomond on this cruise from Alexandria. Learn the history and the legends of Loch Lomond and the surrounding areas, while enjoying some of Scotland's most spectacular scenery.

Hop aboard the spacious and comfortable boat that Balloch Village Ferry Landing. Have plenty of space for indoor and outdoor viewing with opened and closed deck space, and full bar facilities where you can purchase a drink.

Begin you circular cruise which passes the world-famous Loch Lomond Golf Club. Explore the middle island of Loch Lomond, sail through an area known to locals as "The Narrows", and continue onwards to the village of Luss.

Listen to cruise commentary by famed historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver, best known from BBC's "Coast" and "A History of Scotland." Return to your starting point at the end of your journey.

Includes
  • Round-trip sightseeing cruise
  • Captain
  • Crew
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Sweeney's Cruise Co. Loch Lomond base in Balloch village.

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What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Infants (aged 0-4) are free of charge. However, please ensure that you select a ticket for them when making your booking
  • Well-behaved dogs are allowed at no additional cost
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 643 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.5/5

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Very simple to book and the location is easy to reach, with free parking nearby. The boat left on time and there was plenty of room for everyone to sit comfortably. The onboard commentary was perfect - not constant, just every now and then pointing out things of interest. Having the small bar for snacks and drinks was perfect. Took us on a lovely route and it was exactly the full 120mins we paid for! Totally got our money's worth. Toilets on the boat were also very clean and easy to use.

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August 30, 2022

Very enjoyable tour. Meeting point was very easy to find only 1 min walk from the train station . The 2 hours went by so quickly, there was so much to see and take in, with commentary on board. The only thing I would improve would be to make the speakers louder so that people could hear the commentaries from outside the cabin. The boat was very clean with toilets and a bar on board. We sat outside because we didn't get any seats inside but we had the best view so can't complain about that. The time options are excellent which is one of the main reason why we came here because it was very convenient. Overall very good experience and great value for money. Will definitely recommend it. Very friendly staff too.

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August 24, 2022

Great trip on the Loch. Guide was very well informed about the history on the Loch. The trip was peaceful and we had lots of time to take photos off various buildings and scenery. We had a coffee on board and good we brought along with us. Weather was not kind on our outward journey but the clouds cleared away to show what beautiful scenery we have here in Scotland. Would recommend doing this trip you won’t be disappointed.

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August 22, 2022

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