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Loch Ness is known World-wide as the home of "NessieĒ, the Loch Ness Monster. But there is so much more to Loch Ness than just monster tales! If time is precious then this is the best way to experience the Loch.
From Inverness City Centre youíll travel by luxury coach along the banks of Loch Ness to join your cruiser for a 30 minute monster-spotting cruise. Disembark at Urquhart Castle to explore the fascinating ruins and admire the stunning loch-side panoramas. From Urquhart Castle travel to Drumnadrochit to learn about the legend of the loch at the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre. Return to Inverness by coach.
centre of Inverness you will travel by luxury mini-coach along the banks of the Caledonian
Canal to the Bona Narrows. It was here that St Columba is said to
have come face to face with "NessieĒ in 565AD!
Soon the canal broadens to become Loch Ness and we meander our way enjoying wonderful views at every turn. At the Clansman Visitor Centre a cruiser awaits to take us for a 30 minute cruise on Loch Ness. Here we will sail the deepest waters of the loch which is where Nessie has been seen the most Ė was that a wave or a fin?
Urquhart Castle is strategically located on a rocky promontory sticking out into the deepest part of Loch Ness. Whoever held this castle controlled the Great Glen and as such it changed hands on numerous occasions. The MacDonalds and the Grants held Urquhart as did the English for a period. It was deliberately blown up in 1691 and today the atmospheric ruins are ours to discover. There are great views over Urquhart Bay to savour and you can learn more about the castle at the award-winning audio-visual presentation.
Make the short drive to discover more about the many attempts to discover the monster at the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre in Drumnadrochit. During your visit youíll learn about the rumours, the hoaxes and the truths of what may really live in Loch Ness.
All too soon itís time to board your coach from the return journey to Inverness.