€24,200 Per Charter
- Country / RegionScotland /
- Cruise CodeSCOGOL0816
- Max Passengers8
- Cruise HighlightsAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary Drinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusion Sun deckTransportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions Activity Use of bicyclesMeals Gourmet meals paired with wine and cheeseItinerary Cruise between Muirtown and BanavieInclusion WiFi on boardActivity Wine tasting sessions
There is no better place to play golf than in Scotland where it all started. Scotland boasts more than 500 golf courses where some of the world's prestigious tournaments are held. Scottish Highlander offers a fantastic golf cruise where you can enjoy golf and a panoramic tour of Scotland.
Note: Golf themed cruises are charter only.
- Golf at Royal Dornoch Golf Course, one of Scotland's most famous links cruises.
- Golf at Castle Stuart Golf Championship Links Course.
- Tour of Urquhart and Eilean Donan castles.
- Play golf at Newtonmore Golf Course.
- Cruise along the famous Loch Ness and Loch Oich.
- Local transfers between Inverness and the hotel barge
- Luxury 6 night cruise
- All meals on board catered for by the on board Master Chef
- Open bar 24/7 with a large range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
- All wines served throughout the cruise
- Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary
- Services of 4 crew
- Use of barge facilities including bicycles and a sonic fish finder
Pick-up & Drop-off Points
- Pick-up:The Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness at 4pm
- Drop-off: Choice of location in Inverness between 9:45 and 11:00 am depending on the cruise direction
Location of the group's choice in Inverness for pick-up at 4:00 pm and drop-off by 11:00 am
Approximate transfer duration for Scottish Highlander is 15 minutes or 2 hours, depending on the cruise direction.
Munro of Marinated Salmon; Rack of Lamb on a Scotch Broth Risotto with Mint infused Olive Oil; Fillet of Aberdeen Angus Beef with a Sherry and Wild Mushroom Sauce; Hickory Smoked Venision with Candied Walnuts and Blue Cheese
Single Malt Whiskies Served Aboard
Laphroaig 10 Year Old; Lagavulin 16 Year Old; Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old; Bowmore 12 Year Old; Isle of Jura 10 Year Old; Talisker 10 Year Old; Highland Park 12 Year Old; Macallan 10 Year Old Fine Oak; Glen Ord 12 Year Old; Benromach Speyside 10 Year Old
Isle of Kintyre Mature Cheddar; Scottish Brie; Whisky Chase; Dunsyre Blue; Connage Smoked; Lanark Blue; Caboc; Gruth Dhu; Black Crowdie; Strathdon Blue; Bonchester
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Muirtown to Banavie
Day 1, Sunday
Meet you at the designated meeting place and transfer to Scottish Highlander moored at Muirtown. Champagne welcome and an early evening stroll to the sea lock with wonderful views over the Moray Firth. Dinner on board.
Day 2, Monday
Depart early for the Royal Dornoch Golf Course (1.5 hour drive) for a round on the Championship Golf Course, one of Scotland's famous links courses designed by Tom Morris. (Tee Time of 11.30am) Dornoch dates from 1616 and is internationally acclaimed. The cruise today will take us up the Muirtown lock flight, then a short trip along the pretty section of canal to Dochgarroch. Dinner on board. (18 holes, 6,514 yards Par 70: buggies and pull carts available)
Day 3, Tuesday
fter breakfast we transfer to Castle Stuart (20 min drive) where we play on the Championship Links Golf Course overlooking the Moray Firth. Lunch on board and then our cruise today will take us down the world famous Loch Ness with perhaps a chance of spotting “Nessie” before arriving at Fort Augustus. Dinner on board (18 holes, 7009 yards, Par 72: buggies and pull carts available)
Day 4, Wednesday
Today, you will encounter some of the finest scenery Scotland has to offer. Drive to one of Scotland’s best known and most photographed castle, Eilean Donan, which has featured in many movie scenes. The idyllic setting, betrays the castle’s tactical important as it overlooks three sea lochs. We return to the barge and our cruise will take us up the “flight”, as the locals call it, at Fort Augustus. We then have a round of golf at nearby Fort Augustus Golf Course, probably the only course in the world kept manicured by a herd of sheep! Featuring 9 holes in a challenging canal side setting. This evening we have dinner ashore at a local restaurant. (9 hole, 5,454 yards par 67: pull carts available)
Day 5, Thursday
On our tour today we will again encounter some of Scotland’s bloody past as we visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness. A short film explains some of the history from St Columba's day to the present with a spectacular finale. A gentle drive will take us back to the Invermoriston Falls and a chance to see the “Old Bridge” designed by one Thomas Telford and if you are very lucky you may even see a salmon leaping. The cruise today will take us all the way through Loch Oich and onto the Laggan Avenue, often described as the prettiest part of the canal. Dinner on board
Day 6, Friday
After breakfast on board, transfer to Newtonmore Golf course Newtonmore (established 1893) is a comparatively flat, easy-walking, parkland course full of exciting and invigorating challenges. It nestles appealingly in the midst of the Monadhliath and Grampian Mountains and on the banks of the River Spey. Afterwards we return to the Scottish Highlander and cruise to Banavie and Neptune's Staircase of locks. This evening we usually entertain the local piper with a wee dram before the Captain's Farewell Dinner on board. (18 holes, 6041 yards, Par 70, pull carts and buggies available) approx. 30 minute transfer from barge to golf club.
Day 7, Saturday
Disembark at 9:15 am after a hearty Scottish breakfast for their transfer back to the **designated drop off point by minibus.
Scottish Highlander Deck Plan
- 117 feet long
- 8 passengers
- 4 crew
- 4 twin/double state rooms with en-suite facilities
- Centrally Heated
- CD player/iPod dock
- Small sun deck
- Sonic fish finder
- 8 touring bikes
- Air-conditioned minibus
- WiFi (Subject to local reception)
Dates & Prices
Rates for 2019
Departure Dates Stateroom per person Junior Suite Single Supplement May 19 4,290 Euros 4,950 Euros 1,600 Euros June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 4,290 Euros 4,950 Euros 1,600 Euros July 7, 14, 21, 28 4,290 Euros 4,950 Euros 1,600 Euros August 4, 11, 18, 25 4,290 Euros 4,950 Euros 1,600 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 4,290 Euros 4,950 Euros 1,600 Euros September 29 3,690 Euros 4,290 Euros 1,400 Euros October 6, 13, 20 3,690 Euros 4,290 Euros 1,400 Euros
Charter (Whole Barge)
Departure Dates Charter 2 ppl Charter 6 ppl Charter 7 ppl Charter 8 ppl May 19 26,900 Euros 30,700 Euros 31,600 Euros 32,500 Euros June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 26,900 Euros 30,700 Euros 31,600 Euros 32,500 Euros July 7, 14, 21, 28 26,900 Euros 30,700 Euros 31,600 Euros 32,500 Euros August 4, 11, 18, 25 26,900 Euros 30,700 Euros 31,600 Euros 32,500 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 26,900 Euros 30,700 Euros 31,600 Euros 32,500 Euros September 29 24,200 Euros 27,000 Euros 27,700 Euros 28,400 Euros October 6, 13, 20 24,200 Euros 27,000 Euros 27,700 Euros 28,400 Euros
Theme Cruise Supplement
Theme Available For Supplement Family Charter up to 8 ppl None Golf Charter up to 8 ppl 800 Euros per golfer Honeymoon For 2 ppl Refer to cruise rates
Family cruises include a tailor-made itinerary taking into consideration the ages and interests of all those in the group. Baby and child equipment can be provided at no extra cost including children’s bikes, car seats, cots, high chairs etc. Children under 18 years receive a discount on many vessels.
Golf cruises include four pre-booked and paid tee times and transfers to and from the golf clubs. Hire of clubs, caddy or buggy not included. Only those golfing pay the supplement. A minimum of 4 passengers on a golf charter are required to play golf.
Honeymoon charters are available on all hotel barges but we highly recommend these 3 vessels for your special 6 night celebration.
Terms & Conditions
Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of €800 is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 90 days as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.
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