€39,900 Per Charter
- Country / RegionScotland /
- Duration7 Days/6 Nights
- Cruise CodeSOCGOL0117
- Max Passengers12
- Cruise HighlightsAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksTransportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions Activity Use of bicyclesDaily Excursions Excursions and whisky distillery tasting as per the itineraryMeals Gourmet meals paired with wine and cheeseInclusions Sun deck, spa pool, use of bicycles, WiFi on board, etc.Itinerary Cruise between Banavie to Muirtown
Enjoy a round of golf at some of the best golf courses in Scotland and admire the stunning scenery as you cruise along the Caledonian Canal and the Great Glen.
Spirit of Scotland can accommodate up to 12 passengers featuring six, comfortable and well-furnished cabins. Enjoy traditional Scottish cuisine, fine wines and whiskies on board and explore its famous landmarks and castles.
- Play a round of golf at Newtonmore Golf Course.
- Enjoy Scottish music from a highland piper.
- Discover the famous Eilean Donan Castle and Urquhart Castle.
- Enjoy a round of golf at Fort Augustus Golf Course.
- Cruise along the famous Loch Ness.
- Golf at Championship Links Castle Stuart and Royal Dornoch Golf Course.
- Cycle or walk along the beautiful towpaths.
- 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 6 crew
- Use of barge facilities including bicycles
Pick-up & Drop-off Points
- Pick-up: The Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness at 3:30 pm
- Drop-off: Choice of location in Inverness between 9:45 and 11:00 am depending on the cruise direction
One location of the group's choice in Inverness for pick-up at 3:30 pm and drop-off by 11:00 am
Approximate transfer duration for Spirit of Scotland is 15 minutes or 2 hours, depending on the cruise direction.
Pheasant Breast with Horseradish Sauce; Marinated Wild Salmon with a Lemon Butter Sauce; Fillet of Aberdeen Angus Beef with Wild Mushrooms and Tarragon; Saddle of Venison with a Wild Berry Jus
Single Malt Whiskies Served Aboard
Benromach 10 Year old, Glenmorangie 10 Year Old, Lagavulin 16 Year Old, Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old, Glenfiddich 12 Year Old, Bowmore 12 Year Old, Isle of Jura 10 Year Old, Talisker 10 Year Old
Criffel; Dunsyre Blue; Morangie Brie; Caithness; Strathdon Blue; Mull ok Kintyre Mature Cheddar; Crowdie
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Banavie to Muirtown
Day 1, Sunday
Guests are met in Inverness and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to Spirit of Scotland moored in Banavie. A ‘Champagne Welcome’ by the Captain and crew and perhaps an early evening stroll before our first dinner on board.
Day 2, Monday
After breakfast, we transfer to Newtonmore Golf Course (30 mins drive). Established in 1893 this comparatively flat, easy-walking, parkland course is 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. Return to the barge for lunch and a cruise through Moy Bridge, the last hand operated bridge of its type on the canal, across Loch Lochy and on to Laggan where we moor for the night. A Highland Piper may be there to greet us with a stirring rendition of traditional Scottish music. Dinner on board. (18 holes, 6041 yards, Par 70, pull carts and buggies available)
Day 3, Tuesday
This morning, we take in some of the finest scenery Scotland has to offer as we drive to one of its best known and most photographed castles, Eilean Donan, which has featured in movies such as "Highlander" and James Bond's "The World Is Not Enough" and overlooks three sea lochs. Our afternoon cruise today takes us across the very scenic Loch Oich, perhaps stopping en route for a spot of fishing and enjoying a walk, before reaching our pretty mooring at Cullochy. Dinner on board.
Day 4, Wednesday
This morning, we cruise to Fort Augustus and down the “flight” as the locals call it, to moor opposite the Benedictine Abbey at the entrance to Loch Ness. After lunch on board, we head out to encounter some of Scotland’s bloody past as we visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle in a spectacular setting overlooking Loch Ness. If time allows we can visit the Invermoriston Falls and the “Old Bridge” designed by Thomas Telford where you may even see a salmon leaping. This afternoon enjoy a round of golf at the nearby Fort Augustus Golf Course, probably the only course in the world kept manicured by a herd of sheep! This course features 9 holes in a challenging canal side setting. Dinner ashore tonight at a local restaurant. (9 hole, 5,454 yards par 67: pull carts available)
Day 5, Thursday
This morning we enjoy a picturesque cruise across world-famous Loch Ness, with perhaps a chance of spotting “Nessie”, before mooring at the hamlet of Dochgarroch. We enjoy lunch on board and afterwards journey to the Championship Links course Castle Stuart (20 min drive) overlooking the Moray Firth. Dinner on board. (18 holes, 6,705 yards, Par 72: buggies and pull carts available)
Day 6, Friday
Depart early for the Royal Dornoch Golf Course (1hr 30mins drive) for a round on the Championship Golf Course, one of Scotland's famous links courses designed by Tom Morris. Dornoch dates from 1616 and is internationally acclaimed. Our final cruise today will take us through Tomnahurich swing bridge and through the locks to Muirtown, where there will be the opportunity to take a bicycle ride or walk to the sea lock with wonderful views over the Moray and Beauly Firths. Captains Farewell Dinner on board. (18 holes, 6,514 yards Par 70: buggies and pull carts available)
Day 7, Saturday
After breakfast, guests are transferred by private chauffeured minibus to their choice of location in Inverness.
Spirit of Scotland Deck Plan
- 126 feet long
- 12 passengers
- 6 crew
- 6 twin/double staterooms
- Covered terrace
- Separate cabin for tour leader
- Rooftop sun deck
- Centrally heated
- TV/DVD player in cabins
- 2 air-conditioned mini buses
- Spa pool
- Air conditioned
- 8 touring bikes
- WiFi (Subject to local reception)
Dates & Prices
Rates for 2019
20% off per cabin on May 26; June 2 & 30
No single supplement on May 26; June 2 & 30
Departure Dates Stateroom per person Single Supplement Book Before May 19 4,550 Euros 1,700 Euros May 26 3,640 Euros None 24 June 2019 June 2, 30 3,640 Euros None 24 June 2019 June 9, 16, 23 4,550 Euros 1,700 Euros July 7, 14, 21, 28 4,550 Euros 1,700 Euros August 4, 11, 18, 25 4,550 Euros 1,700 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22 4,550 Euros 1,700 Euros September 29 3,950 Euros 1,450 Euros October 6, 13, 20 3,950 Euros 1,450 Euros
Charter (Whole Barge)
10% off per charter on October 13 & 20
Departure Dates Charter 8 ppl Charter 9 ppl Charter 10 ppl Charter 11 ppl Charter 12 ppl Book Before May 19, 26 45,800 Euros 47,300 Euros 48,500 Euros 49,700 Euros 50,900 Euros June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 45,800 Euros 47,300 Euros 48,500 Euros 49,700 Euros 50,900 Euros July 7, 14, 21, 28 45,800 Euros 47,300 Euros 48,500 Euros 49,700 Euros 50,900 Euros August 4, 11, 18, 25 45,800 Euros 47,300 Euros 48,500 Euros 49,700 Euros 50,900 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22 45,800 Euros 47,300 Euros 48,500 Euros 49,700 Euros 50,900 Euros September 29 39,900 Euros 41,200 Euros 42,200 Euros 43,200 Euros 50,900 Euros October 6 39,900 Euros 41,200 Euros 42,200 Euros 43,200 Euros 44,200 Euros October 13, 20 35,910 Euros 37,080 Euros 37,980 Euros 38,880 Euros 39,780 Euros 24 June 2019
Theme Cruise Supplement
Theme Available For Supplement Golf Charter up to 12 ppl 800 Euros per golfer Whisky Trail Charter up to 12 ppl None
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.
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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