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Loch Ness Cruises

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Address: Loch Ness Centre Nessieland, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1456 450395
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00


You will find our LOCH...


You will find our LOCH NESS CRUISES booking office in CELTIC CRAFTS GIFT SHOP at the Junction of A82/A831 in DRUMNADROCHIT.

Free Parking in NESSIELAND and you will find us at the bottom of the steps on street level,left of the pharmacy.

Please note JUNE,JULY and AUGUST are busy and we do recommend you book early.

  Loch Ness Cruises on the Nessie Hunter can only be booked at Celtic Crafts, online or at participating Scottish Tourist Board Visitor Information Centres(VIC's)!


We invite you to visit this stunning shop offering a unique collection of Scottish quality jewelry, ceramics, textiles and mixed media art.

Visit this little shop where made in Scotland is important and quality is at its best.

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Wonderful trip

You get tickets at the gift shop and park in the hotel lot. Walk across to the pier and enjoy a narrated cruise. We added the castle tour for a fee. I enjoyed the Depth finder... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2016
East Harptree, United Kingdom
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East Harptree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

You get tickets at the gift shop and park in the hotel lot. Walk across to the pier and enjoy a narrated cruise. We added the castle tour for a fee. I enjoyed the Depth finder showing almost 80o feet deep.

1 Thank 1224connie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

You collect the tickets from the gift shop, and the woman in there is absolutely lovely. There was a wind turbine holding up the traffic so they even kept the boat for 5 minutes knowing we would be held up which was really lovely of them, they recommend a nice place to eat in the village where we went for... More 

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Lubbck, Tx
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We took the boat ride to Urquart castle. The trip is a short 30 minute ride, but the lake was beautiful. The catamaran was very smooth on the lake and we had no worry about seasickness. As you approach the castle, the boat turns to give you good views for picture taking.

Thank streamsr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

As part of our little break away we took a ride on the Nessie Hunter boat cruise on the Loch Ness, it was great fun! Little one was allowed to drive the boat (on auto pilot!), which he loved, beautiful scenery - we were very lucky with the sunny weather! George was very friendly and informative. Was well worth the... More 

1 Thank caz111175
Manila Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Just one hour length . Worth to laze away observing the lake and its surroundings. The captain would explain visual findings re the depth of the lake and at times mention the famous monster Nessie. Drinks are served at the bar .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very nice and recommended to see the Loch the castle and with some luck see Nessie. the tour is 45-50 min and the guide is interesting.

Thank SHUK71
Brisbane Aus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were very fortunate the day we cruised Loch Ness on the Nessie Hunter. The weather was extremely calm and the captain even commented on the mirror glass finish of the water. It was like a millpond and very unusual. The cruise includes a short bus ride to the dock and then approx 50 mins on the water. The commentary... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband, 2 wee boys and I had a lovely trip on the 'Nessie Hunter'. The Captain was friendly, extremely knowledgeable and very engaging. My boys asked crazy questions about Nessie and they were answered with a happy smile. A great time had by all! Highly recommended!

Thank Gillian W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We done a cruise yesterday and luckily enough we had the A Team who were amazing. Shaun done a fantastic speech and gave lists of history of the lochs and several heart attacks along the way haha. Was good value for money and defo would recommend

Thank Mandy M
Calverton,Nottingham. United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had been looking forward to our trip out onto Loch Ness all week and were not disappointed. The weather was lovely if a little cold and windy one way but we didn't want to sit under cover so we stayed on the top deck, the views were stunning and the commentary was very interesting and factual. we did not... More 

Thank Angela T

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