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Sailing from: Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Govan

Postcode: G51 1EA

Access: Exit at Junction 24 of the M8 and follow the brown signs for Glasgow Science Centre.

Car parking: Glasgow Science Centre car park.
Please note: Unfortunately we have been unable to secure a discount on parking at Glasgow Science Centre and their standard charges will apply if you are using their car park. 
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Coach pickup for Western Isles trips: Coach departs North Frederick Street, off George Square, Glasgow.

Additional local information: Glasgow Tourist Information Tel. 0141 204 4400

 

    Cruise Clyde to Greenock [one-way]
    Enjoy the sights of the River Clyde, sailing from Glasgow Science Centre to Greenock. Make your own way back by public transport!

    22nd September is Seniors Bring a Friend Free day. A free senior ticket is available with every senior ticket purchased for this day. Please call our office on 0117 325 6200 to make your booking and take advantage of this offer.
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    Cruise & explore: Dunoon
    Board MV Balmoral to sail to Dunoon, main resort of the Cowal Peninsula and enjoy time ashore.

    22nd September is Seniors Bring a Friend Free day. A free senior ticket is available with every senior ticket purchased for this day. Please call our office on 0117 325 6200 to make your booking and take advantage of this offer.
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    Cruise & explore: Rothesay
    Sail to Rothesay and spend time enjoying this seaside town on the Isle of Bute. Make sure to stop at the Discovery Centre in the centre of the splendid Esplanade Gardens.

    22nd September is Seniors Bring a Friend Free day. A free senior ticket is available with every senior ticket purchased for this day. Please call our office on 0117 325 6200 to make your booking and take advantage of this offer.
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    Day Cruise: Loch Striven
    Do not miss the opportunity to sail into Loch Striven, rarely visited by passenger vessels. It lies north of the Isle of Bute & was once used as a sheltered anchorage for laid-up vessels such as large oil tankers. Sail down the River Clyde from the city to the sea passing under the Erskine Bridge and Dumbarton Rock before calling at Greenock. Continue on board to cross the Tail of the Bank and into the Firth of Clyde where the entrance to Loch Long comes into view as the ship crosses to the Cowal coast and the town of Dunoon. Cruise along the eastern Cowal coast to call at Rothesay before sailing into Loch Striven. Return on board by the same route.

    22nd September is Seniors Bring a Friend Free day. A free senior ticket is available with every senior ticket purchased for this day. Please call our office on 0117 325 6200 to make your booking and take advantage of this offer.
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    Music Cruise: Tail o'the Bank [CANCELLED]
    This cruise is unfortunately cancelled due to insufficient support and a poor weather forecast. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.
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    Cruise Clyde to Greenock [one-way]
    Enjoy the sights of the River Clyde, sailing from Greenock to Glasgow Science Centre. Make your own way back by public transport!
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    Explore Millport Keppel & Illuminations
    Cruise the River Clyde from city to sea, continuing south to the ‘capital’ of Cumbrae during this popular family festival. Disembark & get the local bus from Keppel Pier into Millport to explore the illuminated home & shop fronts, plus street entertainment.

     Please note: This trip returns on board ship. Alternatively, please see trip listings for a different option with part coach return, this must be booked in advance.
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    Cruise Millport Bay for Illuminations & Fireworks
    Cruise the River Clyde from city to sea, continuing south to the ‘capital’ of Cumbrae during this popular family festival. Stay on board and cruise Millport Bay for panoramic views of the evening firework display and reflections over the water.

    Please note: This trip returns on board ship. Alternatively, please see trip listings for a different option with part coach return, this must be booked in advance.
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    Cruise Millport Keppel & Illuminations [coach return from Largs]
    Cruise the River Clyde from city to sea, continuing south to the ‘capital’ of Cumbrae during this popular family festival. Disembark & get the local bus from Keppel Pier into Millport to explore the illuminated home & shop fronts, plus street entertainment.

     Please note: On return, passengers disembark at Largs for inclusive coach return to Glasgow. Alternatively, please see trip listings for a different option where passengers return on board ship to Glasgow.
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    Cruise Millport Bay: Illuminations & Fireworks [coach return from Largs]
    Cruise the River Clyde from city to sea, continuing south to the ‘capital’ of Cumbrae during this popular family festival. Stay on board and cruise Millport Bay for panoramic views of the evening firework display and reflections over the water.

    Please note: On return, passengers disembark at Largs for inclusive coach return to Glasgow. Alternatively, please see trip listings for a different option where passengers return on board ship to Glasgow.
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    Cruise & explore: Largs
    Cruise to Largs before disembarking for time ashore. Enjoy the delightful promenade, cafes and Scotland's most famous ice cream parlour, Nardini's.
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    Cruise & explore: Rothesay
    Sail to Rothesay and spend time enjoying this seaside town on the Isle of Bute. Make sure to stop at the Discovery Centre in the centre of the splendid Esplanade Gardens.
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    Cruise & explore: Tighnabruaich
    Cruise to this tranquil village at the north end of the Kyles of Bute, part of Argyll's Secret Coast. Enjoy spectacular views and then disembark to enjoy the afternoon ashore.
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    Cruise and explore: Tarbert
    Cruise the River Clyde from city to sea, calling at Largs before sailing through the world famous Kyles of Bute to Tighnabruaich. Pass through the narrows and enjoy views of Loch Riddon before rounding Ardlamont Point to call at Tarbert for 2.5 hours ashore!
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    Day cruise: Towards Otter Narrows
    Join the ship at Glasgow Science Centre for this very special day sailing. Cruise the River Clyde from city to sea, calling at Largs before sailing through the world famous Kyles of Bute to Tighnabruaich. Pass through the narrows and enjoy views of Loch Riddon before rounding Ardlamont Point to call at Tarbert. Stay on board to cruise towards the Otter Narrows. 

    NB: Unfortunately we cannot now call at Ardrishaig as planned due to operational reasons so this trip has been amended to a full day cruise. 
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    Cruise the River Clyde to Greenock [one-way]
    Enjoy the sights of the River Clyde, sailing from Greenock to Glasgow Science Centre. Make your own way back by public transport!
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    Cruise & explore: Largs
    Cruise to Largs before disembarking for time ashore. Enjoy the delightful promenade, cafes and Scotland's most famous ice cream parlour, Nardini's.
    Click to buy tickets
    Cruise & explore: Rothesay
    Sail to Rothesay and spend time enjoying this seaside town on the Isle of Bute. Make sure to stop at the Discovery Centre in the centre of the splendid Esplanade Gardens.
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    Day cruise: Around Isle of Bute
    Explore the diverse coastline of the Isle of Bute from the deck of MV Balmoral. As you sail all the way around the Isle keep a look out for porpoises and numerous seabirds!
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