Boat Trips - North Coast 500 & Highlands | Kylesku Hotel
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Boat trips in the northwest Highlands of Scotland

Planning a boat trip in the northwest of Scotland? With its dramatic coastline, spectacular lochs and mountains and beautiful unspoilt beaches, Sutherland offers some of the most scenic boat trips in the country. Explore our local area, and go wildlife watching on a boat tour.


The Kylesku Boat Tour is operated by North West Sea Tours and leaves from the little harbour in front of the hotel. Stephen is the skipper with 35 years experience and a local knowledge that is second to none – anything you want to know about Assynt and the surrounding areas – he’s your man!

This boat tour will take you on a spectacular wildlife and wilderness experience through one of the most astounding and unspoiled areas of Scotland. During the tour, you will see Eas a’Chual Aluinn, which is the highest waterfall in the UK.

Sailing through the sea lochs of Glencoul and Glendhu you will see wildlife including seals and seabirds. Cameras and binoculars are a must!

  • Leaving from the harbour just a few yards from Kylesku Hotel.
  • Sailing times are: 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm (Commencing April).
  • Each boat tour lasts around 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Adults, children and dogs are most welcome!
  • Bring warm waterproof clothing.
  • Bring camera and/or binoculars.
  • Book online or if your desired trip is within 24 hours please call 07821 441 090
  • See: North West Sea Tours
Kylesku Boat Tour on Loch Gleann Dubh, Sutherland
Cruising on Loch Glendhu from the Kylesku Hotel

Shearwater Summer Isle Cruises

Outstandingly beautiful islands with thousands of sea birds and occasional sightings of dolphins and whales. Sails from Ullapool.

See Shearwater Summer Isle Cruises

Get the most out of your time in Kylesku

RESTAURANT & BAR: open to non-residents

Not staying with us? You’re still welcome to join us in the restaurant and bar. Pre-booking is advised.

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Breakfast: 8am-10am
Cakes etc: 10am-12noon
12 noon - 3pm (last sitting at 2.30pm)

Dinner: 5pm-9pm (last table sitting at 8.30pm)
Bar: 12noon-11pm

if you're heading outdoors

Kylesku Hotel has a laundry service and drying facilities for residents. Useful for guests engaging in outdoor pursuits.

We love giving tips on the local area. Just ask, and we can look at maps with you.