Family Boat Tour on Loch Tay in Highland Perthshire

  • A fun and informative family speedboat trip on Loch Tay
  • Ride on the new 'Iolaire' high-speed RIB boat
  • Learn about the folklore and history of the region
  • Large panoramic windows offer unparalleled views of the loch

Experience a fun and informative boat trip on Perthshire’s largest loch. Step onboard ‘Iolaire’ a modern RIB speedboat and take your seat in the cabin for the journey ahead.

Departing from the pier side,  you’ll skim over the surface of Loch Tay. The panoramic windows of the boat give unparalleled views of the stunning and dramatic landscape, framed by Ben Lawers and Glen Lyon, Scotland’s longest Glen. Majestic Red Deer roam the hillsides and Golden Eagles soar above the peaks.

Over 90 minutes learn the history of this dramatic loch. Human habitation of Loch Tay stretches back 9000 years to a Stone Age encampment on the hillside of Ben Lawers and the Loch itself was home to 18 Iron Age Crannog settlements.

The area steeped in history, myths and folklore you will be mesmerised by mystical and spell binding stories of the people who have shaped the very fabric of this amazing area throughout the ages.

Learn about the ancient people, abandoned village of Lawers, Queen Sybilla’s island and the mythical kelpies that live in the loch.  The local and knowledgeable skipper will enchant you with stories and tales from Loch Tay’s mystical charm! Cruise past the Scottish Crannog Centre’s recreation of these ancient dwellings.

Launched in 2018, Iolaire (Gaelic for Eagle) is a state of the art Rigid Inflatable Boat with a heated cabin and open stern. Her 600hp engines are capable of pushing her past 45 mph, making Iolaire the biggest and fastest boat on Loch Tay! Her versatility makes it perfect for getting in close to the inaccessible banks of the loch and exploring the unique landscape from the water.

£100

Available at 1 Location

Kenmore, Perthshire

Participants

This voucher entitles two adults and two children to the trip

Experience Duration

Allow 2 hours for the experience

Weather

Not effected by weather

Restrictions

None

Spectators

Welcome to wave you off from the pierside

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