We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share

Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise and Visit to Urquhart Castle

Highlights
  • Cruise the tranquil waters of Loch Ness, watching for the monster
  • See the medieval ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness
  • Save money by traveling to Loch Ness independently
More
Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise and Visit to Urquhart Castle
From US$28.80
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
11am Departure Most Popular
2-hour sightseeing cruise departing at 11am
From US$28.80
10am Departure
2-hour sightseeing cruise departing at 10am
From US$30.11
12pm Departure
2-hour sightseeing cruise departing at 12pm
From US$30.11
Show 3 more
Overview

For those who adore history as much as they love mystery, a Loch Ness tour with a visit to Urquhart Castle is a much. Look out for Nessie, the loch’s notorious monster, as you cruise to the medieval ruins, then learn about the role the castle played in Scotland’s long battle for independence.

What to Expect

Make your own way to Loch Ness' Clansman Harbour, a 25-minute bus ride from Inverness Station, and choose between indoor and outdoor seating on the comfortable boat. Cruise across Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for Nessie, the notorious monster that’s rumored to frequent the lake, to Urquhart Castle.

Here you might choose to explore the ruins independently with help from the informative visitor center, or save your funds, capture some pictures, and wander the shore. After your visit, board the boat to return to Clansman Harbour, and travel to your next destination independently.

Reviews (60)
1 - 5 of 40 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Took the bus and boat tour Sensation

The bus and boat tour Sensation was about 4 hours. Ronald was our bus driver to and from Loch Ness. He was very informative on our guided coach ride over to Loch Ness. While on our boat ride, tour guide explained the Loch and history...More

Thank J C
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour and cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite and that you felt that it was value for money. Thank you for booking with Loch Ness by...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile
Informative cruse but a tad expensive

Informative cruse but a tad expensive. Commentary seemed to be on a loop a didn't refer to sights we couldn't actually see from the boat. Free WiFi & cafe on boardMore

2  Thank WideWolf
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with elements of the cruise, we have noted your comments and will certainly look at improvements for the future. We do hope you that...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle

This is a great way to see both the Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle in one event. You could do these separately but this tour offers a way to visit both with less driving around. We purchased tickets online which I recommend. This company has...More

1  Thank rjperkins
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite and thank you very much for your kind comments about your experience, we are also glad that it was a...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Loch Ness Cruise

The cruise itself was relaxing, but there wasn't that much to see. It was pretty cold and windy so we had to stay inside. The audio narrative however was informative if a bit hard to hear. When we got to Urquhart Castle the sun came...More

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile
Great tour

We boarded the Jacobite and it was very spacious and clean. There is an inside and outside area. Cruise was lovely with commentary and visit to the castle was great. We took the 2 hour cruise from the Clansman Hotel. Very easy to find and...More

1  Thank Tanya T
FredaNewton, Owner at Loch Ness by Jacobite, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your cruise with Loch Ness by Jacobite. Thank you for sailing with Loch Ness by Jacobite, we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
241marcia
13 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Azahara A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I got a bus from Inverness town, by the highroad past the River, it only takes about 20 minutes. Ask around, people there are lovely and they will be more than happy to help you. Is the bus stop to your left past the... More
0
Votes