Spend a spectacular day out with the Scottish Canals Neptune Staircase Activities and Free Spirit Boat Hire. We offer attractions for all the family in the Fort William area. Come and experience these Eco-friendly, silent, electric boats.
Family Friendly Activity - Hourly Boat Hire
Spend a spectacular day out with the Scottish Canals Neptune's Staircase Activity Hub and Free Spirit Boat Hire. This unique outdoor activity is here for all to experience. All ages catered for and safety equipment supplied. A perfect introduction for children to steering and skippering a boat in safe sheltered waters of the Calednian Canal.
Set amid the unrivalled mountains of the Scottish Highlands, these Eco-friendly, silent running, electric powered motor boats are easy to drive and place you inside a 360 degree panorama of breath-taking beauty as Ben Nevis and other Munros in the Fort William area. It is easy to spot a deer, eagle, otter and other wildlife living near the waters while cruising between Top Lock Banavie Basin to Gairlochy.
SOMETHING TO REFLECT UPON!
The opportunities for a day out at Neptune's Staircase are extensive.
-A self-drive boating adventure with Free Spirit.
-Refreshments at the Moorings Hotel, at the canal side next to the car park.
-Kayak and bike hire from Rockhopper, half way up the lock flight.
-Harry Potters Steam Train, from Fort William to Mallaig. A day out in itself.
-Or, twenty minutes drive from Free Spirit Boat Hire you could be watching the steam train glide over the now well know Harry Potter flying car bridge at Glenfinnan. (A perfect spot to view from above can be reached via the short path up the hillside to the left and behind the visitor centre there. The monument on the beach across the road is also a must-see.
Before or after all that you might ride the Gondola up to the Golden Goose Cafe at Nevis Ski Range. To mention but a few!
Free Spirit Boat Hire operate from April to October. 7 days a week during Scottish and English school holidays.
All week excluding Tuesday and Wednesday outside school holidays. And between October and March we are open for half-term school holidays.
Through the autumn and winter by appointment for families and groups and if the weather looks perfect! We'll be there.
Email or text to book or if you need confirmation of operations in very windy conditions or outside school holidays. We can have boats ready for you very easily.
Phone Neil 07767318857