Boat & Bridges Tour - Forth Boat Tours

Forth Boat Tours

Available to 9 September 2024

Book now from £30.00

What else is on at Forth Boat Tours ?

Enjoy two great tours for the price of one with Forth Boat Tours

Get ready for a great day out as you explore Edinburgh and the Forth by bus and boat on this unique sightseeing tour! Hop on board in the heart of Edinburgh and end your day with a leisurely cruise on the Firth of the Forth, enjoying two fantastic tours for the price of one. 

What will I see on my Boats and Bridges trip with Forth Boat Tours?

  • Board your Bright Bus in the heart of the historical city of Edinburgh 
  • Take a driving tour through Queensferry
  • Hop on board one of Forth Boat Tours fleet of superb vessels and head for the Firth of Forth
  • Relax on the 1.5 hour sightseeing cruise of the UNESCO World Heritage Site 
  • Enjoy a guided commentary as you cruise, so you won't miss any sights at all 
  • Grab a light snack or local beverage as you glide along the Firth of Forth 
  • Take in the unrivalled views of the spectacular Three Bridges 
  • Experience beautiful panoramic views of Edinburgh's skyline
  • See Inchcolm Island and the Medieval Abbey
  • Spot the local marine wildlife - from seals to puffins and more!

What does my Boats and Bridges ticket include?

  • Boats and Bridges Tour
  • Access to Bright Bus and Forth Boat Tours vehicles and vessels
  • Onboard cafe-bar with a selection of hot & cold drinks and light snacks
  • Choose a spot inside of get settled on the outside decks for breathtaking views
  • Listen to a guided commentary as you cruise

Boats and Bridges Tour schedule:

  • Departs: 10:00am Returns: 13:30
  • Departs: 11:50am Returns: 15:30
  • Departs: 13:50 Returns: 17:25

Book Boats & Bridges Tour tickets now for one of the best Forth Boat Tours near Edinburgh!

Hawes Pier,
South Queensferry EH30 9TB
Show on Google Maps

How to find us

The cruises depart from Hawes Pier, located in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh. There is only limited parking available near the pier but there are several options for parking in the nearby area.

By car

Hawes Pier Car Park:

There is a small car park located next to Hawes Pier, which is operated by Edinburgh Council. The car park has a limited number of spaces and can fill up quickly.

South Queensferry Town Centre Car Parks:

There are several pay and display car parks located in South Queensferry town centre. Most are only a short walk from Hawes Pier. These include the Shore Road Car Park and the Rosebery Hall Car Park, which is located on Rosebery Avenue.

On-Street Parking:

There is limited on-street parking available near Hawes Pier and in South Queensferry town centre. However, parking restrictions limits may apply, so be sure to check the signs before you park.

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Pet-friendly
  • Food and drink
  • Toilets

Forth Boat Tours are not specifically designed for disabled access - however, a lot of wheelchair users and people with limited mobility do join the vessel for a 90 minute sightseeing tour. 

There is also a wheelchair ramp that can be used at certain tide heights. 

Yes, Forth Boat Tours are extremely pet-friendly. 

A charge of £1 per pet applies. 

Yes, there is food and drink available on Forth Boat Tours vessels.

  • You can enjoy a selection of hot and cold drinks
  • Light snacks are available
  • You can also try a wee dram and other spirits from the onboard bar - but please, do not feed the crew!

More things to do nearby