Crown Princess 2019 - The Ultimate Loch Ness Outlander Group Tour - August 13th
This group tour heads straight to Urquhart Castle to beat the cruise crowds so that you can enjoy one of Scotland's most historic castles. You will then take a Jacobite cruise from the dock at Urquhart Castle which is without doubt the best way to experience Loch Ness and the Great Glen. Also included on this tour is Inverness, Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre and Clava Cairns.
9:15am - Arrive at the 14th-century Urquhart Castle ruins (entry included), magnificently situated right on the edge of the loch it is one of the most photographed scenes in Scotland. Enjoy a video presentation and an optional audio tour plus your guide will be there to answer any questions. You'll have time to explore the ruins and enjoy the magnificent views over Loch Ness. (Entrance included)
10:30am - 11:30am Cruise on Loch Ness from Urquhart Castle to Dochgarroch Locks on the Jacobite Rebel (entry included). A 60-minute cruise on the world famous loch is the best way to experience Loch Ness and the Great Glen. You will learn all about Nessie the Loch Ness Monster and hear about the history and geology of the fresh water lake. Loch Ness is surrounded by beautiful scenery and mountains so sit back, enjoy the views and have your camera out just in case Nessie pops up to say hello. There's also a fully stocked bar and coffee service on board. (Entrance included)
11:45-1:15pm - Free time to wander around Inverness, capital of the Scottish Highlands featuring Inverness Castle, St Andrews Cathedral, The beautifully restored Town Hall and a number of places to grab a bite for lunch.
1:30-2:30pm - Culloden Battlefield visitor centre guests will have 1 hour to wander the visitor centre which includes a 360 degree immersive cinema experience. (Entrance included)
2:40-3pm - Clava Cairns standing stones are a huge draw for Outlander fans as the best examples of standing stones in the area. Even if you're not an Outlander fan which features a selection of standing stones and is an interesting example of a well preserved Bronze Age cemetery.
4pm - Arrive back at the port in Invergordon with plenty time to wander the town, check out the murals and maybe do some shopping for those who wish to do so.