A list of Glasgow Boat Trips along
the River Clyde, on Loch Lomond, Loch
Catrine and to islands in the southwest
With each Glasgow Boat Trip company
listing, is relevant information, links
to websites, postcodes, and maps,
reviews, images and telephone numbers
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Glasgow Science Centre to Loch Long,
Loch Fyne & Western Isles . 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. The Science Centre is close
to Glasgow centre with a large
inexpensive car park. Tel: 0141 243
. G51 1EA
From Glasgow Riverside Museum to the Clyde
& Sea Lochs. 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.
From Glasgow Riverside Museum to
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.
Also longer trips out to the Sea Lochs.
Tel: 01475 721 281.
We can cater for birthday parties, hen
and stag do's, family days out,
photography, sightseeing, water taxis,
or any other service or place you may
want to visit. We also offer training
courses. Tel: 0141 266 0087.
Isle of Bute
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
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. Regular
Trains run between Glasgow and Balloch.
Tel: 01389 752 376.
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.
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.
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
Largs - Isle of
32 miles southwest at Largfs Yacht
Haven. 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. Regular Buses
run between Glasgow and Largs. Tel:
0845 257 0404.
Girvan - Isle of
56 miles southwest of Glasgow from
Girvan Harbour. See spectacular bird
and wildlife around Ailsa Craig, an
ideal location for bird enthusiasts and
hillwalkers. Daily Sailings from
Harbour, all year round, weather
permitting, on a fully licenced vessel
that can carry 12 passengers per trip.
Many years of experience. Buses run
between Glasgow and Girvan. Tel: 01465
713 219, Mobile: 0777 3794 358.
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