Loch Shiel Cruises

Boat Tour

The Pier, Slatach, Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire, PH37 4LT

    Unique guided cruises on beautiful Loch Shiel with local Jim Michie who provides a live commentary on all aspects of the area, while keeping a keen eye out for the resident Golden & White-Tailed Eagles, Divers, Red Deer & other Rare Wildlife.


    On visiting the Highlands of Scotland, a cruise on Loch Shiel is a must. Local skipper Jim Michie has been cruising this beautiful sheltered inland freshwater Loch for over 17 years and has gained an in-depth knowledge of the wildlife, history and geology of the area. Jim gives a live and interesting commentary on all aspects of the Loch and its surroundings, while keeping a keen eye out for the elusive Golden & White-Tailed Eagles, Red Deer, Black-Throated Divers, Hen Harriers , Osprey and many other species of Rare Wildlife.

    His unique cruises have gained the reputation of being one of the best in Scotland and have gained Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star status and a  Trip Advisor 5 Star Certificate of Excellence 2014.

    Loch Shiel Cruises offers to visitors a unique opportunity to experience all aspects of this stunning area of the Scottish Highlands, inaccesible except by boat.

    3 Tour
    Wild Scotland
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    4 Apr 2016 - 6 Oct 2016
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Loch Shiel Cruises operates weekdays only. Private Charter available. Contact Jim Michie on 01687 470322 or 07801 537617 e-mail eaglecruises@oneuk.com ADVANCE BOOKING ADVISABLE
    Open from Mon 4th April - Thur 6th October 2016


    • Children Welcome


    • Smoking Restricted

    Payment Methods

    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Tour Duration

    • Day Tour
    • Half-Day Tour

    Wedding Services

    • Reception Facilities


    • Public Toilet Facilities


    • Lochside Location Boat located at Glenfinnan on Loch Shiel.
    • Remote Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Pets Allowed
    • Pets Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome


    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route

    Road Directions

    Glenfinnan is 15 Miles from Fort William on the A830.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Glenfinnan Station, 10 minutes walk to Glenfinnan House Hotel.
    Getting there by bus look up Shiel Buses timetable.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • There is a handrail by the ramp


    • Staff who have contact with visitors have disability awareness training


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities

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