Loch Ness Boat Cruise
Fort Augustus © Cruise Loch Ness

1-Day Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis Tour

From £48 per adult

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January — December

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Scotland’s most popular Loch Ness Tour with the Hairy Coo tour operator! This 1-Day Tour departs central Edinburgh EVERY DAY, all year-round.

Hop on an air-conditioned luxury coach (up to 16-34 seats) for the start of your adventure. You will depart Edinburgh’s Old Town travelling north towards the heart of Scotland’s central belt. As you pass the iconic fortress of Stirling Castle your guide will enthral you with tales of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce.

Our first stop of the day will be in the town of Callander; “The Gateway to the Highlands”. Nestled at the foot of the Trossachs Callander offers its guests plenty of places to stock up on refreshments, gifts and views toward the Trossachs.

We then continue our journey north, passing through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. You’ll be entertained with more tales from your guide of Scotland’s history and folklore in addition to following in the footsteps of James Bond (“Skyfall”) and Harry Potter (“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”) as you travel to the stunning Highland valley of Glencoe. Hear the eerie story of the Clan MacDonald massacre of 1692. Travel through Fort William, home to Ben Nevis, which at 4,409 feet is the highest mountain of the British Isles.

Arrive on the south bank of Loch Ness in the charming village of Fort Augustus. Here, you will find lots of cafes, shops and restaurants for a relaxing lunch. Take a stroll along the banks of the Caledonian Canal. Then, experience the majesty of Loch Ness on an optional relaxing 1-hour boat cruise. See if you can catch a glimpse of “Nessie”, the legendary Loch Ness Monster.

Admire the impressive Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge with breath-taking views of the Nevis Range. Enter the beautiful Cairngorms National Park and discover “Monarch of the Glen” country. Drive along Loch Laggan before the roads climb high above the Grampian Mountains. Travel over the Pass of Drumochter while enjoying the majesty and drama of a mountain pass created by glacial activity during successive Ice Ages. Finally, make a short stop in the beautiful Victorian town of Pitlochry, before making your way back to Edinburgh city centre, arriving at approximately 8:00 PM.

Covid Update

In light of us significantly reducing capacity on all of our tours, departures must now meet a minimum number of passengers to operate. Passengers affected by cancellations will be contacted one week before departure to discuss a full refund or transfer to another operator.

Contact details

The Hairy Coo
Suite 6 & 7
St Johns Studios
46A Constitution Street, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - City Centre
Driver guide Small coach
Medium Group (17-30) Private
History Landscapes

COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas

Tour prices


  • £48 Per Adult
  • £41 Per child
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

The Hairy Coo

With thousands of online 5 star reviews we, The Hairy Coo, are a tour company that you can always rely on to provide exceptional service, who you can put your trust in to make your Scottish getaway the most fun, exciting, freeing experience; full of stories of our rich history, folklore, myths and legends. With decades of experience amongst our Driver Guides you are in safe hands and can bet you will have an experience you’ll never forget. We are proud to say The Hairy Coo is an independant and local business with an international reach to share with the world the very best of Scotland.

Opening times

Our Customer Service department is open between 9:30am - 5:30pm Mon-Fri. Outwith these hours, please feel free to send us an email at contact@thehairycoo.com.

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