5 Hour Tour from Greenock Ocean Terminal to Argyll and West Highlands

For Cruise ship passengers, a 5 Hour tour into Argyll and The Highlands. We cross the Firth of Clyde into the fabled Highlands visiting famous names such as Inverary, Loch Lomond, The Rest and be Thankful area.

Leave Greenock Ocean Terminal 

This tour can be customised by you, the time the tour starts is entirely at your convenience.

Tower Hill, above Gourock.

A magnificent panorama that takes in the upper Firth of Clyde and the surrounding mountain landscapes with their deep sea lochs. A great place to see whereabouts we are on the map and the route we are taking.

Ferry Boat crossing.

Cross the upper Firth of Clyde into the Highlands and the county of Argyll, the 20 minute crossing on the small open deck ferry provides more wonderful views including the Isle of Arran.

Benmore Botanic Garden.

Benmore is a magnificent 120 acre mountainside garden, surrounded by beautiful scenery. The entrance to the garden is through an avenue of 150 year old giant redwoods. Climb through exotic plantings to a lofty viewpoint at 450 feet. There is a cafe and toilets in the visitor centre.


Inverary, on Loch Fyne is a very picturesque village on the western shore of Loch Fyne, as well as strolling in the village, a visit to Inverary Castle and grounds is a must for visitors to this area of the Highlands. 

The Rest and be Thankful.

The famous pass called The Rest and Be Thankful sits 804 feet above sea level. It divides Glen Kinglas from Glen Croe. On top is a viewpoint with beautiful views in Glen Croe where you can clearly see the old valley road which was engineered by General Wade during the subjection of Scotland following the Jacobite rebellion.


The pretty conservation village of Luss is situated on the western shore of Loch Lomond. A settlement has stood on this site since medieval times although much of the current village dates from the 18th and 19th centuries, having been developed to house workers from nearby slate enquiries. with it's prim, identical sandstone and slate cottages garlanded in rambling roses. This is one of Scotland's most popular places to visit.

Return to Greenock Ocean Terminal

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Departure days

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  • Friday
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  • Sunday

June — October

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38 The Leys

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  • Greenock
  • Inveraray
  • Luss


½ Day


  • Minibus


  • Private


  • English


  • Castles
  • History
  • Landscapes

Covid 19 Facilities

  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff

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Private Scottish Tours is a supplier of bespoke trips for private groups of up to 7 people. Trips depart from Glasgow and are focused on the Scottish Highlands. Our standard trips can be altered or completely new trips created to cater for places and experiences our guests request.

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Online only, 24 hours

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