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Cruises of the Highlands and Fort William

5 days - from only £409pp


Cruises of the Highlands and Fort William

No trip to the Highlands is complete without a visit to legendary Loch Ness and on this holiday we will cruise the mysterious waters of this iconic stretch of water. We’ll also explore Fort Augustus, before journeying along the ‘Road to the Isles’ to reach Mallaig. Here, we set sail along the shimmering waters, soaking up the breathtaking scenery that surrounds us. With fantastic experiences guaranteed, this tour is a must!


  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Fort William for a four night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Fort Augustus and Loch Ness Cruise

    Enjoy the breathtaking scenery at Commando Memorial on our trip across the Highlands to reach Fort Augustus.

    Fort Augustus sits at the southern end of mighty Loch Ness and you can take in the panoramic views from our cruise on the loch, which provides an informative commentary as well as top of the range sonar equipment so you can experience the wildlife, history and legend of these mysterious waters.

    Don't forget your camera in case you spot Nessie!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cruise Loch Ness

    Cruise Loch Ness
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    Included Highlights

    • Fort Augustus
    • Cruise Loch Ness
    • Cruise Loch Ness
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Oban

    Enjoy a day at leisure to relax and admire the scenic views from the hotel, or why not make your own way into the heart of Fort William? This is the largest town in the Highlands and is known as the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK' as it surrounded by beautiful scenery and walks.

    You may prefer to join our optional excursion to Oban. Following the Argyll Coastal Route we reach the seafaring town and enjoy some free time in the 'Gateway to the Isles'. There are plenty of small galleries and independent shops to browse, as well as cosy cafés and pubs to enjoy. Oban is renowned for its fresh seafood so why not take the opportunity to sample the catch of the day.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023 2024
    • Oban

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Road to the Isles, Mallaig and Wildlife Cruise

    From Fort William we take the 'Road to the Isles', a route steeped in history, passing forests, beaches and moors topped with purple heather. We reach the thriving fishing port of Mallaig, a bustling and thriving working port.

    Here we take to the waters, which are frequently visited by a variety of birds, seals, porpoises, dolphins, whales and basking sharks. With the Isles of Skye, Rhum and Eigg in the distance, the scenery on this cruise is truly breathtaking.

    We return to Fort William making a stop at the Glenfinnan Visitor Centre. The monument is a tribute to those who died fighting for the Jacobite cause, framed by dramatic Highland scenery, and the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct that offers spectacular views.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Glenfinnan Visitor Centre
    • Mallaig
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Caledonian Hotel near Fort William.

  • Caledonian Hotel

    The Caledonian Hotel is located just two miles from the centre of Fort William, between Loch Linnhe and Ben Nevis, and is ideally placed for a relaxing stay amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the western Scottish Highlands. The scenery doesn’t stop at the hotel door; you’ll find tremendous views from the recently refurbished bar and lounge area, as well as the restaurant where you can enjoy delicious breakfast and evening meals. The hotel has a regular programme of authentic entertainment during the holiday season, including musicians and comedians, perfect for relaxing to with a well-deserved drink after a day discovering the local sights.

    • Bar
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.