The Helix, Kelpies & Falkirk Wheel Tour

Kelpies, The world’s tallest equine sculptors high horse-heads THE FALKIRK WHEEL, The worlds only rotating boat lift The Helix Park – Lots of adventure!

The Falkirk wheel is a masterpiece of engineering and technology, the only rotating boat lift in the world sits in Falkirk, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.

Kelpie, is the name Scots have given to a mythological shape-shifting water spirit that has said to be inhabiting the lochs and pools of Scotland. The tallest equine (horse) sculptors in the world, Kelpies are 60-metre-high horse-head sculptures! 

The Helix Park has many adventurous activities besides the Kelpies, it has it's own adventure zone and splash play area as well as PEDALOS in which you take out in the lagoon.

The pedalos operate every weekend and local school holidays between July and Septembeif the weather permits! 

Price on Request

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Taxi 8

1 Ben Uird Pl
G53 7QA

Tour information


1 Day


  • Minibus
  • Small coach


  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English

Tour Stops

Taxi 8

Tour company information

Taxi 8

We specialise in vehicles comfortably accommodating up to 8 passengers, whether you are looking to go for a day trip or to explore Scotland over a few days, we can provide you guided tours, giving you insight to the rich history and proud heritage of Scotland.

Opening times

All year round, 24 hours.

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