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Balmaha Loch Cruises

This year there are even more cruises and water bus services to and from Balmaha. We have opened a new pontoon at Balmaha, providing disabled access for the very first time.

The arrival of the pontoon is opening up brand new water based activities for East Loch Lomond. We are delighted to welcome Cruise Loch Lomond, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year with their new services from the pontoon. 

Sweeney’s Cruises will continue to use the Old Pier. Tickets for both operators are available from the Village Shop. Here are the 2018 timetables.

Balmaha Circular Cruise

Cruise Loch Lomond – Services: 23rd March and 4th November

A 45 minute cruise, with live commentary around the Loch Lomond islands. Price: Adults £10, Child £6.50 Family (2+2) £30 (2+3 £33).  Departures day at 11.00, 13.45 & 14.30.

Luss & Balmaha Explorer

Cruise Loch Lomond – Services: 23rd March and 4th November

Cruise to Balmaha, departing from Luss at 10.15 and 12.30 – returning to Balmaha at 15.15 or 17.00

Cruise to Luss, departing from Balmaha at 11.45, returning at 16.15

Price: Adults £13, Child £7, Family (2+2) £36, Family (2+3 ) £39

Ferry/Waterbus Service

Cruise Loch Lomond – Services: 23rd March and 4th November

Departing Balmaha (for Luss) at 11.45, 14.30, 16.15

Departing Luss (for Balmaha) at 10.15, 12.30 & 15.30

Price: Adult £10 single £13 return – Child £6 single £7 return

Sweeney’s Cruises – June, July & August 

Sweeney’s Cruises operate from the Old Pier in June, providing their ferry/waterbus service

Departing Luss (for Balmaha) at 09.50, 11.00, 12.40, 13.50 & 15.00

Departing Balmaha (for Luss) 10.20, 11.40, 13.30 & 15.00

Price: Adults £8.50 single £12.00 return Youth (12-15) single £7, return £9.50


The Balmaha Pontoon Project  has been part financed by the European Union Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER Programme 2014-2020 and the Scottish Government. Europe Investing in Rural Areas. 





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