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Caledonian Canal

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Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise including Urquhart Castle
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Cruise the Caledonian Canal, Sail on Loch Ness and View Urquhart Castle
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  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“laggan locks” (9 reviews)
“caley cruisers” (12 reviews)
“great glen” (12 reviews)
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"laggan locks"
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"caley cruisers"
in 12 reviews
"great glen"
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"fort augustus"
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"lock gates"
in 5 reviews
"watching the boats"
in 5 reviews
"boat yard"
in 5 reviews
"tow path"
in 3 reviews
"week cruising"
in 2 reviews
"lock keeper"
in 2 reviews
"five hours"
in 2 reviews
"loch ness"
in 26 reviews
"fantastic holiday"
in 3 reviews
"classic cruise"
in 3 reviews
"glengarry castle hotel"
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"engineering marvel"
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"fellow passengers"
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a 1 hour Clyde Cruise on the canal. From Banavie we departed from the top lock of Neptune's Staircase to Gairlochy returning to Banavie. The cruise took us through working locks and beautiful countryside. The boat has onboard coffee shop serving, tea, coffee and...More

Thank SuiteAsOuzo
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We visited the Caledonian Canal a few times while in Scotland and loved it! Fascinating watching the boats come down the waterway and see the water levels change!

Thank Sandy C
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Thought I should update cruising the canal. Back-yet again in the biggest boat West Highland Cruising charter-the Magnifique. Friday 12th may to monday 15th.(2017) We have booked the Crusader for this year in june(2018) The Magnifique is rated for sleeping 10 there were 6 so...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Great holiday, we have boating experience so not to much to worry about but if your a novice the people at Caley Cruisers will look after you as will every one else on the canal. The lock keepers are very friendly people and the facilities...More

Thank Jockiep
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We set off from west highland sailing after tuition of the boat,lovely scenery autumn colours changing. It’s certailnly not a leisurely holiday! The boat was well equipped and comfortable heating was certainly needed at night. We couldn’t believe how little common sense some people had...More

Thank tgordon8
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

we spent a fantastic 7 days touring the Highlands on a European waterways barge on the Caledonian Canal. A magical trip with a top notch crew and tour guide. A fantastic and leisurely way to see the Highlands in depth with a knowledgeable tour guide...More

Thank X9199EFpath
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic holiday - everything about it was great: the good ship Fingal, the scenery, the company, the food and even the weather was kind to us. We had been on a conventional cruise ship holiday before and it wasn't really our thing -...More

1  Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Just got off 5 day excursion on Caledonian Canal on Lord of the Glens--best cruise we have evr taken. Interesting trip, comfortable facilities, staff went out of way to make sure every passenger had a great experience. Despite some mooring issues the staff shifted schedule...More

1  Thank mittyc2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Spent a week cruising with a boat from Caley Cruisers in Inverness. Awesome time, both on and off the boat. Great walks along the river Oich, decent array of wildlife. With only one exception thoroughly lovely lock keepers. Highly recommended whether on boat or by...More

Thank PGBakes
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just back from a week cruising the canal. 4 of us hired a boat from West Highland Sailing, through Hoseasons. None of us have any experience of being on a boat but wanted to see the canal and the spectacular scenery. Having visited Scotland, many,...More

1  Thank Jayne H
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charlottewendy
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Response from XXV25 | Reviewed this property |
This is a canal, not a hotel but if you're asking where would be best to stay, if suggest either Fort William or Inverness. There are many different types of accommodation available all along the length of the canal... More
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