Our 2019 cruises are fully booked apart from one cabin on our Loch Linnhe, Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness 6-night cruise. This is a relaxing, sheltered water cruise which journeys through the very heart of Scotland, through outstanding scenery. The cruise is a luxurious experience aboard Emma Jane, with ensuite cabins, spacious saloons and decks, a gourmet menu, accompanied onshore excursions, lots of wildlife and even a hot tub! 

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Our cruising season has got off to a great start in the best possible way, with lots of happy guests! Many of them have very kindly let us know what they thought of their cruise in May and also sent in their amazing photos.

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We landed on a white shell sand beach on a tiny uninhabited island - the rocky headlands were carpeted with bluebells, sea pinks and primroses. Getting to these special places is what makes a holiday with Hebrides Cruises unique.

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Every so often, one of our guests is inspired so much by their cruise that they produce poetry. We love this poem by Margaret Knowles who has cruised  with her group of friends aboard Elizabeth G for several seasons. We are delighted they approve of Elizabeth G's refit and that they have already booked again for 2020.

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We have two new “Far-flung Islands” cruises for 2020 to celebrate Scotland's "Year of Coasts and Waters".  Our “Far-flung Islands” series of 10-night cruises are designed to access the most remote, evocative and idyllic islands of the Outer Hebrides and the far North West of Scotland.

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We are constantly looking at ways we can improve how we operate to remove any negative impact on the environment. We have now discovered environmentally-conscious wine with a suitably maritime name and focus!

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After being undercover for the winter months, Elizabeth G has arrived at her summer berth to reveal a total interior redesign and refit. She is still the same sturdy ocean-going vessel on the outside, but inside, guest accommodation is totally new, with four double or twin cabins, each with its own ensuite and a completely refurbished and more spacious deck saloon with bar and library.

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Hebrides Cruises Crews 2019 season

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

A very exciting moment for us at the beginning of every season is when we can announce our Crews. It is not an understatement to say that our Crews are outstanding and it is a privilege for us to work alongside so many talented, well qualified people, who are passionate about what they do and care so much for the enjoyment of our guests.

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Wonderful news from the Shiant Isles

Friday, 9 November 2018

Why is the recording of the call of a single storm petrel chick on the Shiant Isles causing such delight?  The remote Shiant Isles are located out in the Minch, the Atlantic sea channel between the Outer Hebrides and mainland Scotland. The Shiants are a very special place for their history and natural environment and are one of our most favourite places to drop anchor and go ashore

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Some guest highlights of our 2018 season

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Everyone at Hebrides Cruises would like to thank our 2018 guests for being such a pleasure to meet. The fun atmosphere on board all our cruises was the result of a happy band of shipmates who appreciated everything the Hebrides and our crews have to offer. We are delighted many of you are returning in 2019 and 2020 and are so looking forward to seeing you aboard again.

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Many of our guests are from Australia as part of a major trip around Scotland, the UK or Europe.  Our Scottish cruises are the perfect way to see several islands of the Hebrides while taking a break from constant travelling. We were delighted to welcome Autralian guests, mother and daughter Hilary and Tania on board and provide them with an individual bespoke cruise experience. 

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We are delighted that the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust has announced the new corporate partnership with Hebrides Cruises. We are very pleased to support the work of HWDT by becoming a Corporate Partner

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A rare Orca sighting by Nigel Spencer

Thursday, 27 September 2018

One of the joys of travelling by boat in the Hebrides is knowing that you are going to view some great scenery, along with a very good chance you will also get to see some great wildlife.

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A guest poem

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

It was really lovely to receive a postcard through the post with a poem written by our recent guests Joan and Bryan Howard

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Nature of Scotland Award Finalist

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

The RSPB “Nature of Scotland” Awards celebrate and recognise the best of conservation in Scotland.

Celebrating excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in nature conservation, there are nine categories for the seventh annual Nature of Scotland Awards in association with Scottish Natural Heritage in 2018. Hebrides Cruises entered for the Nature Tourism category and we are delighted to have been announced as a finalist at a reception on Saturday September 12th at the Scottish Parliament.

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