Speedboat Tours on Loch Lomond

Often described as the highlight of a trip to Loch Lomond, a luxury speedboat tour is the perfect way to discover the loch. Combine travelling at speed over open water with cruising slowly through the many islands with and enjoy breath-taking Scottish scenery in every direction.

Winter Season Tours; We do run tours during November and December however these are subject to suitable weather conditions. Please contact us for more information. 

The largest expanse of fresh water in the United Kingdom, Loch Lomond is 23 miles long and 5 miles wide. The loch’s outstanding natural beauty, rich history and abundant wildlife have attracted visitors from across the world for generations. The northern end resembles a Norwegian Fjord, with steep craggy mountains rising dramatically for the waters edge, whilst the southern half is broad and open and dotted with islands. No matter where you are on Loch Lomond you are guaranteed spectacular views in every direction.

All of our speedboat tours are designed to help you make the most of your time on Loch Lomond. Seating up to 8 passengers in comfort, the new 21-foot Regal is the perfect way to explore the loch and its islands. You will find details of popular tours below but if you’d like to design your own tour or if there is something you particularly want to see then please don’t hesitate to talk to Chris who will be happy to help. For larger groups extra boats can be hired in subject to availability and minimum booking requirements.

Combine the thrill of travelling at speed over open water and cruising slowly through the lochs many islands. Discover Loch Lomond from the comfort of a luxury speedboat including points of interest such as the Highland Boundary Fault Line, the Loch Lomond Golf Course and the ‘Narrows’.

Each island has its own story to tell. From ancient castles and clan burial grounds to beautiful forest walks and stunning view points, all the islands have something to offer.

90 minute or 2 hour Inchcailloch Tour (£155 or £200)
Inchcailloch is part of the Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve and one of the most popular islands due to its outstanding natural beauty and rich history. The 90 minute tour allows enough time to walk up to the ruins of an old church and clan burial ground – definitely worth a visit! Opting for the 2 hour tour will give you longer on the boat and more time to explore this enchanting island. After visiting the church a walk up the islands small hill will reward you with amazing panoramic views over the other islands and into the highlands.

2.5 hour or 3 hour Inchcailloch & Inchmurrin Tour (£245 or £290)
This popular tour combines a visit to Inchcailloch with a visit to Inchmurrin. The largest of the lochs islands it is also the only one to have a bar and restaurant run by the owners; the Scott family. This family run pub is perfect stop for a drink or bite to eat while enjoying beautiful loch views. Please note the pub is open between April and September inclusive.

3 hour or 4 hour Island Hopping Tour (£290 or £380)
Taking a little longer to explore Loch Lomond’s islands will give you the chance to visit secluded and hidden spots that other visitors to the area won’t have the chance to experience up close. The 3 hour island hopping tour includes a visit to Inchmurrin, Inchcailloch and Inchconnachan the last of which you can only get to if you have your own boat. The island forms part of the ‘Narrows’, a beautiful channel that runs between 3 of the lochs islands and has an abundance of mature native woodland including larch, oak and Scots pine. It also happens to be home to Scotland’s only population of wild wallabies…

On the 4 hour island hopping tour you have the opportunity to explore the northern end of Loch Lomond as well as the southern Islands. As you head north deeper into the Highlands the scenery begins to change; the mountains get higher and the landscape more wild. A stop at Inveruglas to climb An Ceann Mòr is a must; this pyramidal shaped viewing platform offers stunning elevated views of Loch Lomond and the Arrochar Alps.

Arrive in style at one of the many loch side or restaurants and dine on the finest local produce whilst enjoying panoramic loch views. The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or just a fun afternoon out with family or friends, the speedboat tour & meal combines stunning scenery with the best of Scotland’s world renowned food and drink.

Please note that prices do not include food and drink which should be paid directly to the venue.

2 hour Speedboat Tour & Meal at Inchmurrin Island (£200)

Enjoy a short speedboat tour of the loch before arriving at Inchmurrin, for light lunch or dinner in the islands restaurant before stepping back on board for the return journey.

2.5 hour or 3 hour Speedboat Tour & Meal  (£245 or £290)

Combine a speedboat tour of Loch Lomond with a stop for lunch or dinner at one of the many loch-side restaurants. Choose from Inchmurrin Island, Lodge on Loch Lomond, The Clansman at Rowardennan or the Boat House at Cameron House Marina*

*£35 marina fee applies – but you get a 20% discount on food & drinks.

3.5 hour or 4 hour Speedboat Tour & Meal  (£335 or £380) 

A longer charter allows you to explore more of Loch Lomond on the boat and gives you the opportunity to travel from one end of the loch to the other for a meal at Ardlui Marina, or if you’d rather perhaps visit the beautiful island of Inchcailloch for a walk before or after your meal.

What better way to see Loch Lomond than by cruising from pub to pub by speedboat? With a variety of pubs and bars to choose from this is a truly unique experience perfect for special occasions and especially popular with stag and hen do’s, birthday parties and corporate groups.

Please note that prices do not include food and drink which should be paid directly to the venue.

2 hour Mini Speedboat Pub Tour (£200)
A taster for the real thing but perfect if you’re on a budget or a bit tight for time, the mini speedboat pub tour allows time for two 30 minute stops. A typical itinerary might include drinks at the Lodge on Loch Lomond and Inchmurrin Island.

3 hour Speedboat Pub Tour (£290)
The 3 hour speedboat pub tour allows time for drinks at 3 different pubs. Although the itinerary is not fixed and may change due to opening times and weather a typical itinerary might include The Oak Tree Inn, Lodge on Loch Lomond and Inchmurrin Island.

4 hour Speedboat Pub Tour (£380)
The 4 hour speedboat pub tour gives you a bit more flexibility in terms of timing and the option to stop for a meal at one of the pubs. If you are not having a meal, then there would be time for 4 stops. If you decide to have a meal at one of the pubs this would reduce to 3 stops.

5 hour Speedboat Tour (£470)
If you really want to make a day of it, why not go for the 5 hour speedboat pub tour? This option allows you to make a stop for lunch or dinner whist still getting the full 4 stops in. A typical itinerary might include the Oak Tree Inn, Lodge on Loch Lomond, Rowardennan Hotel and Inchmurrin Island.

The perfect way to celebrate in style or as a gift to loved ones, the champagne cruise is guaranteed to impress. Enjoy a glass of bubbly on board whilst surrounded by spectacular Scottish scenery.

1 hour or 90 minute Champagne Cruise (£160 or £210)

Enjoy an hour’s speedboat tour and crack open the champagne whilst cruising slowly through the ‘narrows’, a beautiful passage-way between 3 of the lochs larger islands. Add an additional 30 minutes and enjoy a little longer on board or perhaps stop at an island for champagne on the beach.

1 bottle of champagne and glasses provided.

This tour is becoming ever more popular as people look for a day out with a difference. Enjoy a speedboat tour on Loch Lomond before being dropped on an island for a picnic or BBQ on the beach. If you’d like to order any of our home grown organic beef (steaks, burgers or sausages) for your BBQ just let us know when you book.

Island Picnic / BBQ (from £155)

Escaping to an island on Loch Lomond for a picnic or BBQ is something special. The feeling that you’re really away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, surrounded by nature and the most beautiful scenery. You’ll hear birds singing in the trees and waves lapping on the beach. You may even catch a glimpse of the deer that inhabit these enchanting islands.

These tours can be fully customised so whether your just looking for a speedboat transfer out to an island or looking to make a day of it then please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss your requirements.

This unique experience takes you from one end of Loch Lomond to the other…and then even further.

Sit back and relax as you discover Loch Lomond like never before. Starting on the southern shore this tour takes you on a 23 mile journey through the southern islands into the highlands and right to the northern tip of the loch. But the adventure doesn’t end there.. Take the boat up the river Falloch and moor up on the bank within a 10 minute walk of one of the oldest pubs in Scotland…The Drovers Inn. Enjoy a hearty lunch by the open fire (and maybe a wee dram) in this characterful Scottish pub before making your way back to the boat and down the loch. The usual duration is 4 hours however an additional hour or 2 can be added for additional stops round the loch.

Of course, all the above are only suggestions and any of our tours can be tailored to your exact requirements. Feel free to combine speedboat tours, island visits, drinks and meals into one unique experience! If you’d like any help at all in planning your trip please get in touch with Chris who will be happy to help.

Speedboat Tours – 2021 Price Guide *

TimePrice
1 hour£110 per boat
90 minutes£155 per boat
2 hours£200 per boat
2 hours 30 minutes£245 per boat
3 hours£290 per boat
3 hours 30 minutes£335 per boat
4 hours£380 per boat

*excludes champagne cruise

Important Notes

  • Please remember to bring warm and waterproof clothing and wear suitable footwear.
  • Buoyancy aids will be provided and must be worn on the boat.
  • Smoking is not permitted on the boat.
  • Please note that any prices shown do not include any food or drinks unless otherwise stated.

For our full terms, please see Speedboat Tours Terms & Conditions.

Bookings & enquiries

Book online or for further information contact Chris:
(+44) 07749 040660 | chris@portnellanfarm.co.uk