Boat Tour

The Isles Of Glencoe Hotel, Loch Leven, Ballachulish, Argyll, PH49 4HL

    SeaXplore : Xplore the wonderful Coast and Wildlife of the Highlands.

    SeaXplore offers:
    •Yacht charter from Ballachulish and Craobh Marina with our associate, Portway Yacht Charters (,
    •Wildlife RIB Treks (
    •Sea kayaking hire, coaching, courses and expeditions (
    Please visit the websites for full details, or email
    Based at the Isles of Glencoe Hotel on the shores of Loch Leven, in the heart of the Outdoor capital of the UK, it is the ideal start to your holiday. Stunning scenery, steeped in history and amazing facilities and activities all around.
    Yacht Charters can take you skippered or bare boat anywhere on the west coast, Fast Boat RIB Treks run daily tours for 1 or 2 hours and sea kayaking is available either for hire or with instruction. All equipment except footwear is provided.
    We are also popular for BCU sea kayaking skills and BCU UKCC coaching courses by arrangement in Sea kayak, Inland kayak and Open canoe.
    Whatever your ability, do come and Xplore the Coast and wildlife of the Highlands with SeaXplore.
    XPLORE THE MAGNIFICENT COAST AND WILDLIFE OF THE HIGHLANDS - with a bare boat yacht charter, skippered yacht charter, wildlife RIB trips, sea kayak hire and instruction.

    SeaXplore offers water-based activities and experiences in the West Highlands from Ballachulish in the heart of the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Based at the Isles of Glencoe Hotel in Ballachulish and with another yacht base at Craobh Marina (south of Oban) we are ideally located to accessing the beauty and seascapes of the West Coast of Scotland.

    In fact, we provide great water experiences anywhere on the West Coast of Scotland!

    What do we offer?
    Yacht charter, skippered or bareboat from Ballachulish Marina at the Isles of Glencoe Hotel and from Craobh Marina. Short breaks, a week or more. A variety of boats are in the fleet and for more details please visit or email or

    Wildlife RIB Treks. Experience an amazing 12 seater, super-fast RIB. It's just ideal for exploring the wildlife and history of Lochaber. Take a journey from Loch Leven past the Islands and under the Ballachulish Bridge, to seek out remote bays and marvel at the spectacular scenery. Find wildlife such as seals, whales, otters, eagles; discover castles and learn about the history of Lochaber and Lorn. From the Vikings to the Clans and the Clearances, your trip will include much fascinating information.

    The RIB is also available for charter. Let us take you, your family and friends to a remote, loch-side restaurant and pick you up again. We can also take you mountain biking to Mull, Ardgour or even a trip around Lismore for the day. If you have an idea or a dream, please get in touch and we will work our magic.

    Visit or email .

    Sea Kayaking. A fleet of 7 sea kayaks await you, along with all the required equipment (well, everything except shoes and a swimming costume)! You can hire a kayak if you have suitable experience or qualification or you can enjoy tuition from a qualified BCU Instructor and leader. Fit in with one of our sessions or organize your own.
    We specialize, too, in expeditions. For example involving camping or staying in remote coastal bothies.
    Want coaching and qualifications? They turn to us. We offer BCU awards from 1-3 star, 4 star leader in Sea Kayaking, Inland Kayaking and Open Boating. BCU UKCC Level 1 and 2 coach awards are run by arrangement.

    Please just call or email us with your enquiry

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014


    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • Shower

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Sauna Available

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Cycle Rack
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby

    Road Directions

    From Fort William 15 miles head south towards Glasgow and follow signs for Isles of Glencoe Hotel. From Glencoe 2 miles at Ballchulish and follow signs for Isles of Glencoe Hotel.. From Oban 33 miles follow A828 towards Glasgow and then A82 towrds Glencoe and turnoff at Ballachulish following signs for Isles of Glencoe Hotel.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- 15 miles south from Fort William just off the A82 at Ballachulish on Loch Leven. Follow signs for the Isles of Glencoe Hotel.

    Getting there by railway:- Fort William station 15 miles then local bus to Ballachulish, alight at Ballachulish Visitor centre, Bridge of Orchy 25 miles, bus to Ballachulish and alight at Ballachulish Visitor centre.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Inverness Airport 90 miles, Glasgow Airport 90 miles, Edinburgh Airport 111 miles, Oban Airport 25 miles.

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