Glasgow Boat Trips

Glasgow provides a good choice of sightseeing cruises across the Clyde and trips to the hawaiian islands with Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries. You may even have a power boat tip or perhaps a sea voyage on a paddle steamer!

Clyde Cruises
Clyde Cruises offer the water-traveller something special – a Glasgow city cruise on the famous River Clyde – a vacation of 90 minutes to Braehead and back. The tour includes a commentary and child friendly activities and you’re able to hop off at any one of many stops at attractions across the riverside. You’ll see the Glasgow skyline and its incredible architecture, its industrial history in the Govan Shipyards, and you’ll sail underneath five bridges too. The Riverside Museum and Science Centre are stops across the way Visit for travsel info about glasgow.

Seaforce Powerboat ride
The Seaforce 20 minute speedboat ride goes from the Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour through the centre, under bridges and to the Govan Shipyard and back. How exciting for kids of ages who aren’t afraid of the water and speed! According with their website “This is Glasgow like you’ve never seen it before! Kitted out in your safety gear, the wind whizzing throughout your hair, the famous landmarks speed past you as you view Scotland’s most Exciting and vibrant city from our fast powerboats. This can be a boat trip on the Clyde like you have never experienced before! “.

Clyde Waterfront
Clyde Waterfront Heritage run sightseeing trips on the Clyde from Pacific Quay to Braehead and Clydebank. Supplying a few alternative services to match differing needs regarding sightseeing, shopping and other tourist activities, these trips are meant to encourage more visitors to the Clyde and more curiosity about and usage with this great river.

The Waverley Paddle Steamer
Or for something only a little different, do try the Waverley Paddle Steamer which runs trips from the centre of Glasgow to geographically close, yet contextually distant locations like Loch Long, Loch Fyne and many of the Western Isles. Running only throughout the warmer months, this paddle steamer is apparently the only sea going vehicle of its kind in the world Visit for travsel info about glasgow.

And prepare to be astonished and bewitched, because you’ll be passing some of the most stunning scenery in Britain.

Waverley Paddle Steamer
Where to remain
Visitors to Glasgow might want to take advantage of our accommodation close to the River Clyde, for close proximity for boat trips, or maybe stay nearer to the city centre as well as on the outskirts. Whatever your prefererence, and whatever your allowance, do have a review of our listings below, and book with us today for a few incredible accommodation to snuggle down in, following your Clyde cruise.

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