The Waverley | www.waverleyexcursions.co.uk
The Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world and offers various excursions in the summer months from Dunoon, a truly once in a lifetime opportunity to travel back in time and marvel at the beauty of both the ship and the scenery.
Visit the Waverley website for details of sailings and prices.
Cruise Loch Lomond |www.cruiselochlomond.co.uk
The romantic bonnie banks of Loch Lomond are only 20 miles away. The beauty and tranquillity of the area is renowned. Whether you choose a gentle cruise, an invigorating walk, an afternoon fishing or simply sit back and soak up the views, your time there will be magical.
Visit the Cruise Loch Lomond website for details of sailings and prices.
Loch Goil Cruisers | www.lgc-motorboathire.co.uk
Loch Goil Cruisers are 20 minutes away where you can hire motor boats. A fantastic way to explore the loch, catch that mighty fish, do some wildlife spotting or just relax on the tranquil water on a warm sunny afternoon. Carrick Castle is just 5 miles down the loch and although it is not open to the public provides a grand backdrop for a picnic.
Visit the Loch Goil Cruisers website for details of sailings and prices.
Fantastic fishing can be enjoyed in Argyll. Whether it’s for Mackeral from the pier in front of the hotel (sea rods can be borrowed from the hotel and fishing on the sea loch is free) or for the more ambitious, Dunoon and District Angling Club are the ideal contact to help organise your day fishing.
For freshwater fishing, permits & tackle can be obtained from the local post office.
Some fantastic shore and boat diving can be found on Loch Fyne. The underwater reefs are the natural habitat for a wide and diverse selection of sea life.
For boat charters, visit www.fyne-diving.co.uk