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Diane & I were fortunate to cross both ways during a National Holidays excusion from Oban to Ft... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Bruce H
Murton, United Kingdom
See the whirl pools

Didn’t go this time but did pass it on our way to Pitlochry. Went a couple of years ago... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
John R
Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Diane & I were fortunate to cross both ways during a National Holidays excusion from Oban to Ft William - we saw the tide surge in both directions, an unforgettable sight!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Just spectacular at the right times of the tides. It would have been lovely to watch from the comfort of the Oyster Inn opposite the falls, but it was unfortunately closed when we visited.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Well, at least we drove slowly across bridge which is one way traffic controlled by traffic lights. 4.2m height clearance. Unfortunately for us in a 7m motorhome.there was no where to park on the Oban side. Also wrong stand of tide. Tide tables are available...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Didn’t go this time but did pass it on our way to Pitlochry. Went a couple of years ago. Interesting to see the tidel whirlpools. Looked fun to canoe in.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 6 October 2018

During our trip, the water was very calm and reflections on the water were superb for photos. It's a stunning bridge with pleasant views. When you come off the bridge, there are parking places dotted around and in one area that we parked, there was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Spectacular natural phenomenon visited for highest tide of the year. Parking near the Falls is limited because workers use the small car park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Happened upon the hotel along an impromptu walk. Checked the reviews and decided to eat dinner. Was told to make reservations, so we gratefully did. Food was excellent! Creative combinations. Tasty. Prepared well. Served well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

There are at certain times of the tide you can see the current ripping through the narrows but you have to pick your time. If you are lucky as I was you might even see a fishing boat running them, that must be an experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Victor C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Free car park at North side A85 by Connel Bridge. We were mid-tides but the waterfall and whirlpool from Loch Etive very dramatic.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 30 August 2018

A very fast moving river and the whirlpools were very loud. When we were standing on the shore we noticed the tide starting to come in. Ten minutes later it had risen at least two feet! Amazingly fast

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from eeyore320 | Reviewed this property |
failing that go to the sea life centre in Barcaldine they have a pair there and are wonderful to see.