Sweeney's Cruise Loch Lomond

Sweeney's Cruise Loch Lomond

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Whether your looking for a daily sightseeing cruise, a celebration or a memorable cooperate event, Sweeney's Cruises luxury fleet of boats are all equipped for the occasion and all against some of the most beautiful backdrops in the UK on Loch Lomond.

Sweeney's Cruises is one of the longest running family businesses in Scotland and has been operating boats on Loch Lomond since the 1880's, so don't you worry if there's anyone who knows every inch of the Loch's 23 miles and all the varied wildlife, wealth of history, legend and folklore it's Sweeney's Cruises!

When Sweeney's Cruises first started, the company ran on steam launches and rowing boats. It's no quite the same as it used to be today. Currently managed by John Sweeney who is the forth generation of the family to work on Loch Lomond, with the help of his wife Catherine and three sons. Sweeney Cruises now operate the most luxurious fleet of passenger boats in Scotland.

Sweeney's Cruises

There are 4 main cruises that all offer something a bit different at Sweeney's Cruises, whether you want to learn about and see the islands of Loch Lomond or if you want a relaxing evening while you watch the sunset, there's a cruise for you!

  • Island Discovery - Discover the legends and secrets of the islands of Loch Lomond, known as the jewels in her crown.
  • Evening Cruise - There is perhaps no sight more spectacular than the sun setting over Loch Lomond.
  • Into the Highlands - Enhance your shopping experience at Loch Lomond Visitor Centre with a short cruise taking in all the major points of interest at the southern end of Loch Lomond.
  • Osprey Cruise - Join the Luss to Balmaha waterbus service and stay on board for a one hour circular cruise between the middle islands of Loch Lomond.

For all you boat lovers, there are a 4 Ships all together in Sweeney's fleet. These include the Silver Dolphin, Silver Marlin, Osprey and Astina (Astina is recommended for any wheelchair users)

Important to know before you go!

It is advised to book a slot before you go to avoid disappointment. 

Disabled Access - Sweeney’s Cruises strive to offer every assistance to disabled passengers. The boat we would recommend to any wheelchair user is the Astina – please call in advance for advice. Due to health and safety reasons, electric wheelchairs, regrettably, cannot be accommodated.

For more frequently asked questions, please see additional information! 

Sweeney's Cruises - Island Discovery

Come and discover the legends and secrets of the Loch Lomond islands also known as the jewels in her crown. Tap through to book your cruise now!

Available to 27 October 2024

Sweeney's Cruises - Evening Cruise

There is really nothing else quite like seeing the sun setting over Loch Lomond. Tap through to book a relaxing evening cruise now!

Available to 31 August 2024
Sweeney’s Cruise Co. Balloch Rd,
Balloch,
Alexandria
G83 8SS

People also ask

Do the boats have disabled access?

Sweeney’s Cruises strive to offer every assistance to disabled passengers. The boat we would recommend to any wheelchair user is the Astina – please call in advance for advice. Due to health and safety reasons, electric wheelchairs, regrettably, cannot be accommodated.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes - well behaved dogs are allowed at no additional cost.

Are bikes allowed?

Yes - our vessels can accommodate bikes. And, new for 2016, bikes are available for hire on-site.

Do Sweeney's Cruises sail all year round?

Yes, though a reduced timetable operates in winter.