Luss Explorer

Cruise to the scenic conservation village of Luss for a day trip.

Jump onboard our 45 min cruise across the loch to the pretty village of Luss on the western shore of Loch Lomond. With village walks, hotels and shops to enjoy and for little ones, the 'Loch Lomond Faerie Trail' it's a 'fabuluss' destination at Loch Lomond!

Luss is often regarded as the prettiest village in Scotland with its prim, identical sandstone and slate cottages garlanded in rambling roses. There are numerous walks such as the Slate Quarry Walk, the Glebe Heritage Trail and the riverside path. Plenty of choice for lunch in Luss such as The Loch Lomond Arms Hotel, Lodge on Loch Lomond, Village Rest & Coach House Coffee Shop and Luss Fish and Chip shop.

Return cruise departs from Luss at 2.45 pm arriving in Balmaha at 3.15 pm.


Hotels and coffee shops in the village.

Short Walks

Perfect short walks along the riverside and opportunities to paddle.


There are facilities aboard all of our boats. Pay public toilets in the village.


Dogs welcome on all our cruises.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A selection of commonly asked questions follows. If you have a query that is not answered below then please contact us for further information.  

When do the cruises and waterbus services operate?

Our services run daily between April and November, however you can check the availability calendar on each page for more details.

What is included in a Family Ticket?

Family Ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children aged between 5-16 years.

Where can we buy tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online; Tarbet Ticket Office; VisitScotland Information Centres, Luss Shops (Luss cruises only).

Do the vessels have disabled access?

Cruise Loch Lomond strives to offer assistance to passengers with reduced mobility. Please state your specific needs at the time of booking and contact us for additional information.

Is there parking?

There is ample parking at all departure points.
*In the busy summer months we recommend you arriving with plenty of time prior to departure to secure a parking space.

Are there toilets on board?

Yes there are toilets at all departure points and on board each vessel.

Are cruises and the waterbus child friendly?

All children are very welcome.

Is there any concession offered?

Yes there is a £1 reduction on concession on the adult fare.

Can you take bikes on board?

Yes, bikes are welcome. We have racks on board – there is a charge of £2 per bike.

Can we take our dog on the cruise?

Yes, well-behaved dogs are welcome on board free of charge but must be kept under control at all times. At Rowardennan and on Inchcailloch Island advice from National Park is to keep your dog under close control especially during the breeding season (1 April to 1 August).

Is a commentary offered?

There is live, informative commentary on all cruises with translations offered.

Are there refreshments available?

There are full bar facilities on board with tea, coffee and snacks also available.

Do the boats have safety equipment on board?

All vessels are fully Marine Coastguard Agency compliant and have open reversible life-rafts and lifejackets for everyone on board, including infant lifejackets.


Useful Links

Our Office

Cruise Loch Lomond Ltd
The Boatyard
G83 7DG, Tarbet, Loch Lomond
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