Corpach & Ben Nevis, Scottish Highlands

Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal Cruise

From £900 per adult

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April — October

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One of the best ways to have a true Scottish Experience is to cruise Scotland’s Great Glen in a wee ship, sailing through Loch Ness and along the incredible Caledonian Canal.

The Great Glen cuts the Scottish Highlands in half and the Caledonian Canal is an extraordinary feast of Victorian engineering that was devised by Thomas Telford to connect the east and west Scottish coasts and to allow ships to avoid the northern stormy water of the Pentland Firth and Cape Wrath.

Our six night Scottish cruises travel both ways through the Canal which connects Fort William on the west coast of Scotland, situated at the top of Loch Linnhe, to Inverness, on the east coast and the capital of the Highlands, situated on the Moray Firth. Guests can decide in which direction they wish to travel – either eastwards from Fort William or westwards from Inverness. Depending of your choice of travel through the canal we start the cruise in either Inverness (westwards) or Dunstaffnage Marina, near Oban, (eastwards). The Caledonian canal is some 60 miles long and its 29 locks, 10 bridges and 4 aqueducts link the lochs of Dochfour, Ness, Oich, and Lochy. These spectacular sea and fresh water lochs are all located in the Great Glen. Throughout the cruises there are great walks, stunning wildlife, amazing sea and fresh water lochs and picturesque Highland villages and towns and, perhaps, even a chance of seeing the elusive Loch Ness monster!

Visit our website to see details of all of our itineraries and to check our calendar for availability. 

Contact details

St Hilda Sea Adventures
St Hilda Sea Adventures
Dunstaffnage Marina
PA37 1PX

Key facilities

Parking Parking
Inverness Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn Oban Oban, Mull and Lorn
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
English French
Adventure Family History Landscapes Outdoor Activities Walking Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £900 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

St Hilda Sea Adventures

St Hilda Sea Adventures provide small ship cruising and wildlife holidays on the beautiful west coast of Scotland. Their Scottish cruises, among the breathtakingly beautiful islands, sea lochs and mountains of the Inner and Outer Hebrides, are truly unforgettable adventures for all ages. Each day is as action packed or as relaxing as you please. You can choose to sail aboard their ex-tall ship St Hilda, their ex-cruising lifeboat Gemini Explorer or their ex-Norwegian ferry Seahorse II. All three ships have been converted to cruise the western islands of Scotland in comfort and style.

Opening times

All day

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