Scotland Boat Holidays
Luxury boats for hire on the canals and lochs of the Great Glen near Inverness. Experience an adventure this year with a boat holiday in Scotland on the waterways that connect the Highland capital of Inverness to the town of Fort William, in the west coast of Scotland and the location of Scotland’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.
Boat holidays in Scotland on the Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness and other lochs in the Highlands of Scotland.
Scotland Cabin Cruisers Boat Charter for Holidays in Scotland
Instruction on driving your boat is given to you so that you will have the confidence to take the boat on the Lochs and Canals throughout the Caledonian Canal waterway. You do not need to have had prior experience and if you can drive a car safely then sailing your boat will come as second nature.
Questions: Are children allowed on the boats?
Of course they are and kids will just love having a holiday onboard the boat or yacht.
Questions: Do I need to pay all the rental upfront?
No, not necessarily. For many bookings you can make a deposit and then pay the balance closer to your holiday.
Questions: Are pets allowed?
Many of the boats allow dogs onboard and usually 2 dogs will be allowed. Check the booking site for more details on each boat.
Questions: Do I need to be young to enjoy a boating holiday in Loch Ness?
People of all ages can enjoy a boat holiday on the Loch and canals of Scotland.
Questions: Do I need to be able to swim?
Ideally if you are on a boating holiday then being able to swim is a good idea, however you do not need to be able to swim to enjoy a boat, just make sure you wear your lifejacket when sailing.
Take the challenge and spend a week or two on Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal on your own charter boat and if you do spot Nessie and manage to photograph this creature then your fortune will be made with media sales of the photograph.
Of course there is a lot many more things you can photograph and you will find the scenery on your boating holiday simply outstanding.
The Lochs and Canals of the Caledonian Canal route across Scotland has a wide and rich diversity of wildlife which will delight you just as much as spotting the elusive Loch Ness monster - Nessie.
Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle
A moody Loch Ness photographed in winter
Loch Ness is nearly 23 miles long and is very deep in parts (nearly 900 feet in certain areas) and is one of Scotland's largest lochs. Loch Ness is one of the Lochs and canals that connect the east coast from Inverness to Fort William in the south west of Scotland through the Great Glen and the Caledonian Canal. This waterway is an exciting way to experience the adventure and romance of the Scottish Highlands and allows you to explore a water route across the Highlands of Scotland.
Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness