Glen Tarsan in Scotland.
Janine O’Loughlin from Australia.
Oban to Inverness on the Caledonian Canal.
# OF NIGHTS
DEPARTURE DATE & PORTS
April 2018, from Oban, Scotland.
5 out of 5 stars (5=excellent, 4=very good, 3=good, 2=poor, 1=terrible)
-Food Rating: 5
-Cabin Rating: 4
-Service/Crew Rating: 5
-Itinerary Rating: 5
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We had a delightful trip on the Glen Tarsan. The crew were amazing — charming, helpful, efficient — and a jar of vegemite appeared for breakfast on the second day which made two Aussies feel pretty special.
The only reason the cabins only rate a 4 is that the bathroom was very small — however the beds were very comfortable and warm. To be honest we spent all day sitting upstairs chatting, eating, drinking coffee and watching the world go by so a small cabin didn’t matter at all.
The food was delicious and we loved sitting at the large table and getting to know out fellow travellers.
I will never forget waking up in the silence of Loch a Choire on our first morning with soft mist sitting on the hills and just the sound of waves lapping against the wee boat.
WE CAME A LONG, LONG WAY TO DO THIS CRUISE AND IT SURPASSED OUR EXPECTATIONS.
In fact we enjoyed our cruise so much that we are coming back to Scotland next year — this time to cruise around Skye and the Small Isles in one of the bigger boats — The Glen Etive.
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