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Loch Ness Passion
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Product code JC 00321

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Loch Ness Passion
One day tour

Leave Inverness behind and tour along the banks of mysterious Loch Ness to reach the picturesque village of Drumnadrochit. Visit the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre which tells the story of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. Step back in time to the Bronze age when you visit Corrimony Cairn. Later make for impressive Urquhart Castle for an extended visit then end the tour with a cruise through the deepest waters of Loch Ness.  

Price range: £46 - £46

Loch Ness Exhibition Centre - discover the story behind the search for Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster

Corrimony Cairn - head into Glen Urquhart to visit the well-preserved passage grave encircled by 11 standing stones

Urquhart Castle - spend two hours exploring mighty Urquhart Castle and discovering its turbulent history

Loch Ness Cruise - enjoy a sail through the dark and deep waters of Scotland’s most famous lake

Nessie - discovery the story of Nessie then experience a monster-spotting cruise

Coach tour - discover all about Loch Ness from your experienced driver/guide

Movie locations - Loch Ness, Brave and Victoria and Abdul

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect on this cruise/coach tour?
These enjoyable tours are a combination of luxury touring by coach and a relaxing cruise on the mysterious waters of Loch Ness. You’ll depart from the centre of Inverness by comfortable midi- coach with a local driver/guide providing a full commentary in English. Later in the tour you’ll board a cruise boat for a monster-spotting cruise on Loch Ness!
All Cruise/coach tours include a visit to Urquhart Castle which stands guard overlooking the dark waters of Loch Ness. Once one of Scotland’s mightiest strongholds, Urquhart’s strategic location gave it a key role in the Scottish battle for independence. You’ll have access to the visitor centre which includes a fascinating display of artefacts and audio-visual presentation that tells the story of the castle’s history.  All cruise boats feature seating inside and out, heated saloons, refreshment bars, toilets and free wifi. A popular feature is the sonar display – keep a careful watch and you could be first to spot Nessie!
Can children travel this tour?
Children of all ages are welcome to travel on this cruise/coach tour. Special child prices are available for children aged up to 16 years of age.
How many people will be in the group?
The group size is normally around 33 passengers. At times of peak demand (such as on public holidays) larger coaches may be used.   
What features will the coach have?
You will usually travel in a modern eco-friendly midi touring coach which is equipped with air-conditioning, comfortable reclining seats, large picture windows and seat belts.    
Will there be stops for meals and are they included in the price of the tour?
Meals are not included in the tour price, but we will make stops where you can get refreshments and something to eat. If you wish, you can bring a packed lunch or pick up lunch items at a previous stop. Vegetarian food is widely available.  
What should I wear?
Wear layers as the temperature on the loch can vary. We recommend bringing a rain jacket, just in case!
Will there be a tour commentary?
An experienced driver/guide will host the coach tour portion of the tour. They will provide an informative and entertaining commentary in English. You’ll hear tales of the Clans, bloody battles and the famous characters that have shaped the history of Scotland. You will learn too of the landscape that surrounds you and of the nature that makes Scotland so special.
On the cruise portion of the tour a crew member will provide a full commentary on the history and nature of Loch Ness including Nessie, of course!  I’ve missed my tour because I was late, can I get a refund?We’re sorry but refunds or credits won’t be issued if you miss your tour because you are not at the departure point on time. In fairness to all our passengers coaches will not wait if you are late.  

What's Included

• Transport by luxury air-conditioned mini/ midicoach
• Live commentary in English
• Cruise on Loch Ness
• Admission to Urquhart Castle and the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre
• Services of an experienced driver/guide
• Service charges and taxes


Not Included

• Admission charges unless otherwise stated above
• Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
• Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

Check in: 10:00 hrs 
Departure: 10:15 hrs 
From Platform 1, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street
Inverness, IV1 1LT
Tour returns at: 17:30 hrs 



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