Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Boating Holidays

Looking for a boating holiday in Scotland with a difference? Explore Scotland from the water with our Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal boating holidays!

Boating holidays near Inverness are very popular and deservedly so, given our stunning scenery from the water. What’s more, with today’s modern boat facilities, you are in for a fantastic treat. Holiday boats today offer all the conveniences you would expect to find in a holiday home, but with the unique experience of being on the water. There are so many boating holidays to choose from in the Scottish Highlands. So, read on and find out more about the wonderful Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal boating holidays.

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See the Highlands From a Different Perspective

What better way to discover Scotland’s magnificent wildlife and scenery, than from the glassy waters of Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal? You might even spot Nessie on your travels! Explore the infamous Loch Ness, where legend has it a monster lurks beneath the water.

There are lots of holiday boats to hire around Loch Ness and Inverness, offering Scottish holiday accommodation. Everything from a luxury barge to a family cabin cruiser, we have it all. Get back to your roots with a simple cruise on the lochs in your floating home-from-home. Surround yourself with amazing wildlife, dramatic mountains and the most incredible Scottish landscapes.

Sailing The Caledonian Canal

The Caledonian Canal is a great waterway linking the West of Scotland to the East. For a real boating adventure, it’s possible to sail coast to coast, from Fort William to Inverness, or vice versa, along with Scotland’s Great Glen. There are lots of beautiful and historic stops along the way, including sailing our very own Loch Ness. Or, if you are looking for more of a challenge, then why not consider paddling the 60-mile-long Great Glen Canoe Trail by canoe or sea kayak?

Loch Ness Cruises and Highland Tours

If you’ve already arranged accommodation on dry land, a cruise on Loch Ness really is a must! Pleasure cruises operate all year round and are a great way to see some of the wonders of the area, such as Urquhart Castle, Cherry Island and Fort Augustus Abbey.

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