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A list of Glasgow Boat Trips along the River Clyde, on Loch Lomond, Loch Catrine and to islands in the southwest of Scotland.

With each Glasgow Boat Trip company listing, is relevant information, links to websites, postcodes, and maps, reviews, images and telephone numbers where available.

Click on Post-Codes for Maps & Directions.

Waverley Paddle Steamer - Loch Long, Loch Fyne & Western Isles from Glasgow City Centre. The Waverley Paddle Steamer steams out of Glasgow, from May until August. The main day from Glasgow is a Sunday but there are other days as well. This is the only sea going paddle steamer in the world. Sails from the Glasgow Science Centre. The Science Centre has large inexpensive car park. Tel: 0845 130 4647.
waverleyexcursions.co.uk . Map/ Postcode G51 1EA

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Seaforce, from Glasgow City Centre - the Clyde & Sea Lochs. From the city centre waterside base, one of the most exciting things to do in Glasgow, a fast powerboat ride or boat trip through Glasgow City on the Clyde or on other tours lasting from 1 hour to a 5 hour tour of the Clyde Estuary and its sea lochs. Tel: 0141 221 1070.
www.seaforce.co.uk . Map / Postcode G3 8RS.

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Clyde Cruises, from Glasgow City Centre - visitor attractions along the Clyde. For the Clyde's shipbuilding past at the Titan Crane, its future at the Glasgow Science Centre, and the top shopping experiences of Buchanan Street and Braehead. Also boats for Charter such as Weddings and Corporate Events. Departure points are from the Broomielaw Pontoon in the city centre Map, or from the Riverside Museum - Map. Tel: 01475 721 281.
www.clydecruises.com .

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Isle of Bute Ferry, from Wemyss Bay 33 miles west
One of the most popular boat trips from Glasgow is the crossing from Wemyss Bay to the scenic town of Rothsey on the Island of Bute. There are regular inexpensive trains from Glasgow Central Train Station to Wemyss Bay. The crossing takes about 35 minutes on one of two modern ferries with catering on board. Ferries run all day about every hour. Price about £8 return. Tel: 0800 066 5000.
www.calmac.co.uk/destinations/bute . Map

Isle of Bute Ferry image

Loch Lomond, from Balloch, 19 miles northwest of Glasgow. Sweeney's Cruises is a family run organization that has been operating boats on Loch Lomond for over 100 years. They operate five passenger boats: Astina, Silver Marlin, Lomond Duchess, Lomond Sunrise and Glen Falloch. Tel: 01389 752 376.
www.sweeneyscruises.com . Postcode: G83 8SS.

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Loch Lomond, from Luss, 26 miles northwest of Glasgow. Loch Lomond Leisure's luxury speedboat tour is one of the most memorable and exciting ways to view Loch Lomond. You can cruise slowly throughout the many islands, or travel much faster when in open waters with constantly changing scenery! Tel: 0333 577 0715.
www.lochlomond-scotland.com . Map.

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Loch Lomond, from Tarbet, 34 miles northwest of Glasgow. Cruise Loch Lomond. gives an experience of the serenity of the loch from the comfort of one of five vessels. Ideal for entertaining clients or colleagues, getting married on board, or celebrating a special occasion. Tel: 01301 702 356.
www.loch-lomond.net . Postcode: G83 7DG.

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Loch Katrine from Trossachs Pier 32 miles north of Glasgow. The historic steamship Sir Walter Scott has cruised these waters for over a century. Cruises depart from the Trossachs Pier or Stronachlachar.
www.lochkatrine.com/steamship . Map.

Sir Walter Scott steamship

Largs - Isle of Cumbrae waters 32 miles southwest
Cumbrae Voyages gives marine adventures and wildlife tours around the beautiful islands of the lower Clyde. Fully interactive expeditions depart from Largs, , onboard the custom built, 12 seat, Rigid Inflatable Boats. Tel: 0845 257 0404.
www.cumbraevoyages.co.uk . Postcode: KA30 8EZ.

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Largs or Troon - Western Isles 32 miles southwest
The 58 foot luxury yacht Lexus Lady can be chartered for day trips from Troon & Largs for up to 12 guests. Trips normaly depart Troon or Largs 10.00 and returnabout 17.00. For more information on Lexus Lady's day trips through Clyde waters with the many scenic islands, or, longer trips to Ireland, Isle of Man and west coast of Scotland, visit the website. Tel: 01292 319 531.
www.flemingyachtcharters.com . Map.

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Troon - West coast Islands and Ireland 34 miles southwest
Trips to Rothesay and the Kyles of Bute, Tarbert, Arran, Ailsa Craig or any of the Numerous ports on the Firth of Clyde or beyond. Golf and Whiskey tours are available. Tel: 01294 270 160.
www.kintyreexpress.com . Map.

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Girvan - Isle of Ailsa Craig, 56 miles southwest of Glasgow. See spectacular bird and wildlife around Ailsa Craig, an ideal location for bird enthusiasts and hillwalkers. Daily Sailings from Girvan Harbour, all year round on a fully licenced vessel that can carry 12 passengers per trip. Many years of experience. Tel: 01465 713 219.
www.ailsacraig.org.uk . AS Page . Postcode: KA26 9AJ.

Ailsa Craig from MV Glorious


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