Enjoy our sightseeing cruise - 1.5hrs
Departing from South Queensferry under the famous Forth Bridge down to lovely Inchcolm Island, the 'Iona of the East.' Our open top deck allows for magnificent views of castles, island fortresses and wartime ruins in addition to the rich sealife of the Forth. See Grey and Common seals, Puffins, Fulmars, Guillemots and the occasional Dolphin or Porpoise. Heated saloon and licensed bar/cafe. Full commentary covers all the interesting landmarks as you enjoy your 1.5hrs cruise to the island and back.
Cruise and explore Inchcolm - 3hrs
When booking you have the option of going ashore at Inchcolm and catching the next ferry back. This gives you an hour and a half to explore the island, Historic Abbey and Visitor Centre. There are sandy beaches, picnic areas and wartime fortifications. Many Seal Pups are born on the beaches of Inchcolm and there are lots of nesting Seabirds to be seen.
Evening Cruise - 3hrs
A popular option is our evening BBQ Cruises. Enjoy Dixieland Jazz or Folk music from our resident bands whilst you tap your feet and enjoy the great atmosphere. We serve draught Belhaven Best, lager and all the usual spirits plus the Captain's Choice range of malt whiskies. We serve sizzling Ribeye Steak bagettes from the BBQ, and served with salad to complete your evening. Private Charters are welcome with various catering options, Office outings, Corporate Events, Fun Days or Birthday Parties, and you can choose to have our Jazz Band or a Disco. Other options include a Fun Casino or Karaoke.
Inchcolm is a beautiful and unique venue for weddings. You can privately charter the 'Maid' to transport your wedding party in style. Last year, the top wedding magazine 'Real Weddings' chose Scotland's Top 20 Weddings and two of those chosen were held on Inchcolm! It is even possible to get married on the boat.