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Please ring Cathy on 01546 830133 to make a new booking and before making any payment towards an existing booking.
2021 Summer Weekly Cruise Schedule
39th Year of Cruising
|Date Beginning||Day||Cruise||Price per person||Embarkation Point|
|Day trips out of Glasgow – £1,300 Group booking only (up to 10 persons)
Puffer Suppers (Stationery – 12 personas max) £660 group booking only
|July 3||Saturday||Free one hour trips available – booking in advance required||Crinan|
|July 4||Sunday||Free one hour trips available – booking in advance required||Crinan|
|July 5||Monday||Free one hour trips available – booking in advance required||Crinan|
|July 10||Saturday||Day charter available – £1,300 Group booking only (up to 10 persons)||Crinan|
|July 11||Sunday||Day charter available – £1,300 Group booking only (up to 10 persons)||Crinan|
|July 12||Monday||Day charter available – £1,300 Group booking only (up to 10 persons)||Crinan|
|July 13||Tuesday||Day charter available – £1,300 Group booking only (up to 10 persons)||Crinan|
|July 14||Wednesday||Day charter available – £1,300 Group booking only (up to 10 persons)||Crinan|
|September 4-5||Saturday-Sunday||Inverness Open Weekend. The boat will be stationary at Muirtown canal basin and open to the public from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. both days for guided tours and the opportunity to buy Puffer siuvenirs.||Inverness|
|INSERT July 3 September 5||Sunday||I||£1,250||Inverness|
Travel to reach the Puffer
If you travel by road, there is car parking available at Ardrishaig, Crinan, Corpach or Inverness. Public transport to Ardrishaig is by bus from Buchanan Street bus station in Glasgow ( near to Central Railway Station ). Short journey onwards to Crinan by local taxi from Lochgilphead bus stop. Public transport to Corpach is best by Scotrail from Glasgow (Queen Street Station) – or sleeper from London Euston via Glasgow – which covers the dramatic and scenic West Highland route over Rannoch Moor or even aeroplane to Inverness from anywhere.
Transport will be available to return you to your vehicle or the bus after any cruise that does not finish where it started. (N.B.Cruises involving Glasgow will be on public transport. Inverness to Fort William or vice-versa will be by mini-bus).
Booking your cruise
You can make a 2021 cruise booking using our Online Booking Form (or ring Cathy on 01546 830133 and she can post one to you) .
Printed forms and payment should be sent to:
Puffer Steamboat Holidays Ltd.,
Crinan Boat Yard
Tel: 01546 830 133.
All group bookings are limited to a maximum of 10 persons and you should pay a deposit of 35% of the holiday cost and the balance 60 days before the start of your holiday.
Single occupancy of a twin cabin requires payment for both berths less 20% discount.
These holidays are for any age group, but a modicum of physical and mental agility is necessary. The Puffer is a coal-fired steamboat and the funnel emits the occasional cloud of black smoke with the inevitable effect of causing black smuts and grime on deck – so we do not recommend that you go to Harrods Boating Department for your holiday outfit! VIC32 is not a luxury liner; it is a comfortable passenger puffer.
Schedules depend on weather conditions and other factors and the operators reserve the right to make changes or cancel cruises. Passengers should arrive after 3.30pm on Sunday on all cruises and leave before 5.00pm the following Friday unless staying for a further week.