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Loch Shiel Cruises

Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
+44 1687 470322
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' amazing ! '

Had the pleasure of taking the boat trip as a group . It was excellent despite the weather ! well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
libby767
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Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
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Excellent loch cruise

I agree with anther reviewer about Captain Jim, he must have done that cruise countless times but... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Marilyn S
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Sandown, United Kingdom
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Loch Shiel is one of Scotland's largest inland freshwater lochs and is regarded as one of the few areas of true wilderness. Learn about the History & Geology of this area and share the local skippers' experience in spotting Golden & White-Tailed Eagles, Red Deer, Black-Throated Divers and a variety of Rare Wildlife.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of taking the boat trip as a group . It was excellent despite the weather ! well looked after and very informative thank you

Thank libby767
LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. Indeed we didn't have the best day for the run on the Loch but it's good to experience it in all conditions. A good reason to come back on a fair day. Jim

Reviewed 21 September 2017

I agree with anther reviewer about Captain Jim, he must have done that cruise countless times but he was so interesting and had a wonderfully captivating way of telling you all about the wildlife and pointining it all out along the way, making you feel...More

Thank Marilyn S
LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thanks Marilyn for that great review. I still enjoy sailing on the Loch and giving folk a feeling for the area, especially in good weather. Jim

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went on the Princes Bay cruise at 12:45 on a showery and breezy day. Having previously emailed to check availability of cruises we received a courteous reply informing us of another booking and availability of the cruises for our chosen day. Although we didn't see...More

Thank wazzaworld
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have done the full loch cruise and it was absolutely wonderful. Saw so much wildlife and Jim was great to explain everything. Love it and would most definitely do it again.

Thank nicoladob
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Took the morning two hour cruise 1/2 way down Loch Shiel and back. Started with viewing of the Bonnie Prince Charlie monument and the Jacobite Steam train oing over the viaduct at the top of the Loch. Then cruised down admiring the beautiful Loch scenery...More

Thank MrSpiceMan
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is definitely a must for anyone visiting Loch Shiel; Jim was an excellent knowledgeable guide and has such a passion for what he does and is constantly watching for any wildlife in and around the beautiful Loch. The wonderful boat had everything one would...More

Thank familyhoran
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great cruise down Loch Shiel today. Lots of wild life to see including Golden Eagles and Red Deer. There are binoculars and blankets on board for people to use. Little bar on board for tea/coffee and a wee dram. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Brownaa2
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Just loved the trip down Loch Shiel with Captain Jim amazing us with all his local knowledge. A beautiful sunny day made this trip all the more special, and seeing the Sea Eagle and the black throated divers was an added plus. We had been...More

Thank AliBaliBeeGlasgow
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I agree with all the good things written by other reviewers. My wife and I had a wonderful time. I recommend the sail for all. Have fun and ask the Captain for anything you need or might wonder about from the sea, nature, the land...More

Thank Michael S
LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thanks a lot for the great review. I enjoyed meeting both of you & hope the rest of your holiday has turned out well for you. Jim

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Another highlight of my holiday. The Sileas leaves from Glenfinnan, just outside the hotel. They offer various cruises but the best one is the Wednesday one to Acharacle. The scenery is spectacular and breathtaking. On leaving you can clearly see the Glenfinnan monument and even...More

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LochShielCruises, Owner at Loch Shiel Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thanks a lot for the great & comprehensive review. Jim

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RBdreamtripper
29 January 2016|
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Response from minty999 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to loch sheil cruises web site it has a time table of the different cruises on offer. You can always give them a ring they are really freindly and happy to answer any questions.
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MissesAitch
4 October 2015|
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Response from LochShielCruises | Property representative |
Hi. Dogs are welcome on board. Note that I stop running for this season on Thursday 8th October. Regards, Jim Michie
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