WELCOME TO HIGHLAND BRANCH

The Highland Cross Seagull
Where We Are: 

Trips start and end at the Twin Jetties on the west bank of the Caledonian Canal, just off the A82, Glenurquhart Road and on the seaward side of the Tomnahurich Bridge, on the outskirts of Inverness. A nearby location for Satnav is  IV3 8JL.

Parking: 

Access to the Twin Jetties on the canal towpath is signposted, and opposite the Twin Jetties there is a small layby for parking. The towpath on the Goggle Map is called  Great Glen Way and the street photo of the Twin Jetties was taken in June 2008, so it shows our previous Boat the Highland Seagull.

Our Cruises: 

A maximum of 12 passengers can be carried on each cruise. The boat is equipped with a passenger lift and it also has a  toilet which accomodates wheelchairs. Passengers embark and disembark at the Twin Jetties where there is a small lay-by for parking vehicles. Access to the Twin Jetties is made via the tarred Canal Tow Path between the Canal and the Caravan site and it is sign posted.
We operate on the Caledonian Canal, cruising the 4.5 miles between Caley Marina & Dochgarroch, and welcome passengers from the Inverness area and all over the Highlands, from Aberdeen to Wick.

Departs: 

Mon - Fri 10.30am (or 11am by request) and 2pm April to September. Cruises last approximately 2 hours

Our Boat: 

We have one boat at Inverness The Highland Cross Seagull. It is fully accessible with lifts to accommodate those with mobility problems or who use wheelchairs and it has a toilet which can accomodate wheelchairs. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits are provided from the Boat Galley. Volunteer Musicians entertain on some of our cruises.
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Booking: 

Cruise Bookings

The Booking Office will Open on 4th March 2019 and Closes on the 27th September 2019
To make a Booking, please first phone the booking office at 03701 951 012 and ask of the Seagull Trust Cruises Booking Office. The Booking Office is open Monday to Friday between 10.00am and 5.00pm.
 
Queries relating to our cruises can be sent by e-mail to the following address.

Email:  highlandbookings@seagulltrustcruises.org.uk 

In the event of cancellation we ask that you contact the Booking Office at least 7 working days prior to sailing.
 
On the day of your cruise, if you are delayed or have to cancel, please contact our Liaison Officer on 07811 363 486 or failing that, the Tomnahurich Bridge Operator on 07717 814 820 and they will advise the Crew waiting on the boat.
 
More detailed information can be viewed in the file documents below. If required these documents can also be downloaded but please be aware that when using Android Tablets, Ipads or phones to download and edit documents, you may require a suitable Program to be installed in the equipment being used. 
 
The Canal Map below gives the location of where passengers embark and disembark from our Boat, the Highland Cross Seagull. When viewing this map on your viewing screen, the map can be enlarged, if that is required.
 

For General Enquiries relating to this Branch, please click "Contact Us"  at the top of this page.