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Dochgarroch: Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal 2-Hour Cruise

1. Dochgarroch: Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal 2-Hour Cruise

Join this cruise for a round-trip sail to Urquhart Castle from Dochgarroch Lock. Your cruise sails from Dochgarroch Loch on the Caledonian Canal and heads to the heart of the mystery, where you’ll learn the fascinating story of Loch Ness. You will pass by The Great Glen, Aldourie Castle, and more while enjoying the selection of hot and cold Scottish snacks on board. There is also a bar if you fancy a wee dram, and for those of you who like to stay connected, there is free Wi-fi onboard.

Stirling: Gin Distillery Tour with Tasting

2. Stirling: Gin Distillery Tour with Tasting

Join a guided tour of Stirling Distillery, home to Stirling Gin, and discover the history of the trendy spirit and the scientific process behind distilling gin. Learn how to make a perfectly crafted Gin & Tonic for you to then taste the iconic drink.  On arrival, you will be served a bespoke welcome cocktail. Start the guided tour with learning from your passionate guide about the history of gin, from its medical uses to today's Scottish gin craze. Walk through the still room to see the copper Portuguese stills as your guide explains the science behind gin distilling. Your guide will then continue the tour by showing you how the bottling, waxing and labelling system works. Once the tour has come to an end you will be shown to the unique tasting tables where you will learn how to create the perfect Gin and Tonic. If option selected, you will also be given two stunning gin liqueurs (Raspberry gin liqueur and Bramble & Mint gin liqueur) and a Battle Strength Gin accompanied by a selection of hand-crafted chocolates especially made to suit the gin. You will then have the opportunity to sit, chat and enjoy your selection of drinks.

Loch Lomond: Sea Life Entrance Ticket

3. Loch Lomond: Sea Life Entrance Ticket

Get up close to over 1,500 creatures and find out what it feels like to touch a starfish and other creatures living in the interactive rock pool. Visit the playful family of otters Lily, Pickle and Cub, then journey through the tropical ocean tunnel and come face-to-face with blacktip sharks and other critters of the sea. Explore the Lochs of Scotland and see some of the amazing creatures that can be found in the native waters. Look out for the rare albino dogfish. Experience the deep loch tank which opened in March 2016 and is home to native species of shark and rays that can be found in UK waters. The big-bellied sea horses’ long tail contributes to their claim as one of the world’s largest seahorse species. Reaching up to lengths of 30 centimeters, the amazing big-bellied seahorse has a long, curly, grasping tail. Visit the bay of rays and meet the only cow nose rays in Scotland! Then, visit the blacktip reef sharks in the big ocean tank. Blacktips are among the most popular sharks inhabiting the tropical coral reefs of the Indian and Pacific Oceans due to their preference of shallow, inshore waters.

Inverness: Daily Guided Walking Tour (11:30am & 5:30pm)

4. Inverness: Daily Guided Walking Tour (11:30am & 5:30pm)

The capital of the highlands and the main shopping, entertainment and travel destination for Northern Scotland, our charming city will take your breath away! Discover Inverness through a local's eyes on our staple 1.5 hour tour, visiting the main sights of Inverness. Our city will be brought to life as you explore how Inverness has developed, our local history and folklore, and our highland culture. From its humble beginnings as a royal city, to Jacobite risings and castle sieges, to modern life in Inverness today (and of course, the Loch Ness monster!), come and discover why Inverness is officially the happiest city in Scotland. Key sights include: Inverness Castle Inverness Cathedral River Ness Old High Church And many more hidden gems!

Stirling: Guided Walking Tour

5. Stirling: Guided Walking Tour

In this 1.5 hour tour, explore the old town of the city with a friendly, fun local guide. Hear tales of the kings and queens who played an important role in Stirling's history as well as how life in the city has developed today. Starting at the VisitScotland iCentre by the Old Town Jail and finishing at Stirling Castle, you'll get a full overview of Stirling's history and modern culture on a family-friendly, leisurely stroll. Explore the star pyramid, dedicated to all who have martyred themselves for civil and religious liberty in Scotland. Pass by the macabre Grave Robber Stones, and learn the long-spanning history of the 14th-century Church of the Holy Rude. On the way, you'll take some time to take in the real flavor of Scotland with a local drink tasting. All the while, pick up local tips and insights for the rest of your time in Stirling.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Venue easy to find, boat trip great, nice and warm inside on this a very cold day, the lady crew member who guided us throughout the cruise was excellent, really informative, easy to listen to, fun and welcoming. We loved our trip and would recommend it to anyone.

From start to finish this cruise up Loch Ness and back was amazing, stunning scenery, fantastic commentary from the guide, lovely hot drinks (with or without a nip of scotch) … So glad we did the cruise… definitely one to do … highly recommended it

Went in the 2 hour tour round Loch Ness was really good thoroughly enjoyed it would definitely recommend

Excellent and thoroughly enjoyable, best way to see Loch Ness

This gin tasting tour was amazing would definitely recommend