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Loch Shiel Cruises

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Address: Glenfinnan, Scotland
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Wonderful cruise

This cruise is on a small old boat with a salty captain and charming hospitality. The views of the mountains and hills are specular as is the captain's knowledge of the landmarks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This cruise is on a small old boat with a salty captain and charming hospitality. The views of the mountains and hills are specular as is the captain's knowledge of the landmarks and history. This is a small family operation and worthy of support.

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lizano
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Wonderful to be able to get out of the car and hop on a boat with a few others and motor down a loch! Nice way to see the landscape in the area, as well as some Golden Eagles, Red deer, and get a history lesson and info about the local trees to boot! Thoroughly enjoyed this experience!

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This morning cruise is timed well so you can watch the Jacobite Steam Train cross the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct, a sight you will always remember. The cruise then carries on with spectacular views of the Loch and surrounding area. The captain provides a wealth of information and if you are lucky you will be able to see the eagles who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best boat trips. The captain Jim is the salt of the earth. One of the nicest and most genuine men you could wish to meet. Very knowledgeable on the area, very passionate and clearly loves his work. A beautiful unspoilt loch. We saw golden eagles and red dear. A very well priced and memorable day.... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the day out I will do it again the hospitality on board was great and a nice wee dram to help you along Dez

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Dez N Joe, glad you enjoyed the cruise, see you next time. Jim More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great experience. It can be cold on the boat and although blankets are provided, wear warm clothes. Very well looked after and time taken to explain and point out any wildlife.

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks very much for your great review, much appreciated. Jim More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This was a real highlight of our weeks holiday ! I had heard of Jim from an old friend,Allan MacDonald, who described him as a star and a real gentleman and he was right! Such abundant knowledge, a lovely courteous manner and so welcoming to us with a small baby. The highlight was seeing an osprey which Jim said was... More 

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review. I'm glad you enjoyed the cruise. Jim More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great cruise down the Loch, Friendly and knowledgeable skipper. Beautiful scenery, fantastic wildlife. Definitely worth a trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the 2 and half hour cruise from Glenfinnan to Gaskan and it was outstanding in every way. Incredible scenery. Great value for money and the skipper of the boat Jim is a great ambassador not just for Scotland but for the human race! He really made us feel so so!! welcome letting us know that... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The weather was not brilliant when we went to board the boat and we were the only two there. However Jim was still determined to take us out. Luckily the weather improved and we had great visibility. Jim's knowledge of the area, the geology, the wildlife and much more was astounding. He made it a very enjoyable and worthwhile couple... More 

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Thanks for your excellent review, I'm glad you enjoyed the cruise. Jim More 

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