Boat Tour

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

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

    SeaXplorer offers:

    A 5 Star Vist Scotland rated experience! We are totally Carbon Neutral, Green Tourism accredited, Government coded and fully qualified and educated!
    •Wildlife RIB Boat Tours and trips (
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    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.
    Fast Boat RIB Tours run daily tours for 1 or 2 hours. All equipment except footwear is provided.
    Whatever your ability, do come and Xplore the Coast and wildlife of the Highlands with SeaXplorer.


    SeaXplorer offers Wildlife and History trips, day charters, picnics, restraunt trips and fishing from fast rib's ( Rigid Inflatable Boats) 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 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?

    Wildlife RIB Tours. 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.


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

    We operate from Easter until October for scheduled trips but will cater for groups or charters all year.


    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities

    Payment Methods

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

    Tour Duration

    • Day Tour
    • Half-Day Tour

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available


    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Toilets

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Sauna Available


    • Village Location Ballachulish Village in Argyll, 1 mile from the magnificence of the valley of Glencoe set on the shores of Loch Leven.

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome We can cope with coach or bus parties up to 26 but advance booking is essential.
    • Disabled Citizens We can cater for disabled people and can adapt the boat to accommodate a wheelchair if enough notice is given (min 24 hours)
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • 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.

    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


    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with a ramp

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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