Cruise From Dochgarroch To Oban
with Highland Lassie
Journey the beautiful Caledonain Canal
On the 2nd of May 2022 Highland Lassie will cruise from Dochgarroch on the outskirts of Inverness to beautiful Oban. Join us aboard for an all-inclusive 6-night cruise where you will be immersed in Scottish scenery, history, and culture. Book now to secure your place on this once-in-a-lifetime cruise.
Experience dramatic mountains, magnificent scenery, and majestic Lochs. Cruise through the tranquil waters of Loch Ness, the Caledonian Canal, Loch Linnhe and more on your way to beautiful Oban, the jewel of the West Coast.
Land excursions that will delight be that special walks with wildlife photo opportunities, castle visits or distilleries. Meeting the locals is very much part of the experience to understand the history and culture of our islands and to partake in a ceilidh or two.
Board Highland Lassie in the quaint village of Dochgarroch at approx. 4pm for a champagne reception and time to explore before your welcome dinner.
Sail into the famous Loch Ness, binoculars at the ready for some Nessie hunting. We will linger awhile below Urquhart Castle and learn a bit of her history. Sailing onward to the picturesque village of Fort Augustus, we ascend the flight of 5 locks where we will berth for the night.
Heading along the Caledonian Canal through the Locks of Kytra and Cullochy, through the swing bridge at Aberchalder and into Loch Oich. Leaving the Loch, we cruise toward Laggan locks travelling through the amazing avenue of majestic trees on our forward journey into Loch Lochy heading toward Gairlochy. Here we will berth for the evening and take a trip to the Clan Cameron Museum and the witches pool, and be enthralled by Scottish tales of days gone by.
Descending the Locks at Gairlochy we gently cruise the last part of the Caledonian Canal toward Banavie at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in United Kingdom. We travel down the impressive flight of 8 locks that is Neptune’s Staircase, an engineering masterpiece. At the southern tip of the canal is Corpach where we berth for the evening. Here we will visit Glen Nevis with its stunning scenery, see where part of Braveheart was filmed enjoying the serene beauty.
We cruise into Loch Linnhe and Loch Leven towards Glen Coe, with the stunning sight of the pap of Glen Coe. We continue south toward Loch Creran where we anchor below Castle Stalker, visiting it whilst being captivated in the intrigue of its history.
On the Lynn of Lorne, we pass the island of Lismore heading toward Oban where we will berth for the night. Ashore we will take you on a wee tour and stop off at Oban Distillery for a sample of its Amber Nectar before returning aboard for our farewell dinner.
Departure after breakfast, approx. 11am.
Itineraries are published as examples only; all cruises are weather dependant to ensure your comfort throughout your stay aboard. The skipper is at your disposal the entire cruise.
Your stay aboard Highland Lassie
Your comfort in mind. Each cabin boasts a comfortable double bed with luxury linen, tea and coffee facilities and an ensuite shower room with complimentary Arran Aromatic toiletries. Both top deck cabins boast panoramic picture windows, offering unbeatable views as we cruise along the Scottish coastline.
Our cabins are the perfect place to relax and unwind in comfortable Harris Tweed chairs. With a glass of amber nectar in hand, you can contemplate the unrivalled scenery. And when you are ready to share your experience with family and friends take advantage of onboard complimentary Wifi available throughout the boat.
Dining Aboard The Highland Lassie
Welcome to the Captain’s table where you will be intoxicated by Scotland’s vast larder, all sourced for your pleasure from the Highlands and Islands. Our menus are designed to ensure that throughout your stay you will experience award-winning Scottish produce that is as diverse as the country’s spectacular scenery.
Your cruise package includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between.
The Famous Caledonian Canal
Find The Horizon
Every cruise is bespoke as all cruises are weather dependant. Your skipper will join you at dinner to discuss the following day’s itinerary where you will be given input, as this is your cruise.
Charter Cruises are available.
Available Cabins for Dochgarroch To Oban Cruise