Discover the Caledonian Canal by Boat
Bring your own boat, hire a cruiser or charter a yacht for a canal holiday, take a day-trip on Loch Ness, or stay on a hotel boat or holiday barge. Take in the spectacular Scottish scenery and amazing wildlife.
Plan Your Trip
Offering a coast-to-coast link through spectacular scenery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, the Caledonian Canal is approximately 60 miles (96.5km) in length. 22 miles (35.4km) of this is man-made, with the remainder being formed by natural fresh water lochs.
Come to the Caledonian Canal and stay at Seaport Marina, Inverness, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Calling all Sailing Clubs - Flotillas and Musters welcome!
Cruise in the company of your friends and club colleagues to discover the wonders of the Caledonian and Crinan Canals - and receive some fantastic discounts in the process!
Caledonian Canal Skippers’ Guide
Our Skipper’s Guides are your complete reference guide to boating on the Scottish Canals. Your guide includes important safety information as well as details of moorings and facilities and can be purchased on arrival (£4.50) or downloaded for free beforehand.
Long Term Licences & Moorings
There are a number of long-term moorings available for leisure craft on Scotland’s canals. Take a look at our Long Term Licences & Moorings booklet for more information.