Sweeney's Cruises is a family run business and has been operating boats on Loch Lomond for over 100 years. They operate five passenger boats: Astina, Silver Marlin, Lomond Duchess, Lomond Sunrise and Glen Falloch.
They have 5 passenger boats in total, 2 of which are available for private charter. On board - the qualified, friendly crew give live commentary and every assistance to disabled persons.
Written commentaries are available on-board in seven different languages
One Hour Cruise, departs every hour and sails on the most picturesque part of Loch Lomond, taking in the breathtaking scenery as we pass Loch Lomond Shores Visitor Complex, and Loch Lomonds historical stately homes – Cameron, Auchendennan, Auchenhaglish and Arden House, each with its own story to tell.. As we sail further up the Loch, take in the fantastic views of Ben Lomond, Scotland's most southerly Munro, before passing Inchmurrin, with the ruins of the 12th Century Lennox Castle where Mary Queen of Scots once stayed. It is the largest Island on a Loch in Britain and even has its own nudist club. For winter timetable please call 01389 752 376.
Two Hour Round The Islands Cruise Cruise sails past the luxurious Cameron House Hotel, and the world renowned Loch Lomond Golf Course, sailing onwards through the islands opening up to Ben Lomond and the historic village of Luss. Summer departure 1pm and 3pm.
Sunset Cruises is one and a half hours long and is the perfect way to end the day. Take in the breathtaking views whilst relaxing with a drink. Sail around Inchmurrin, the largest island on Loch Lomond, with it’s abundance of wild life and Scotland’s oldest naturist/ nudist club. All this whilst watching the sun setting over the mountains. Available July and August at 7.30pm.
The Silver Marlin with its luxurious interior, full bar and catering facilities is an ideal way to entertain for weddings, christenings, office parties and corporate functions, amidst the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond. We offer a varied selection of food to suit all budgets and tastes. We can seat up to 50 people for a 3 course dinner, or up to 45 people for a seated fork buffet or for a more casual finger buffet we can cater for up to 70 people. (There is a 240volt power supply for live entertainment.)
Corporate Entertaining (Pleasure & Business) Get away from the office and enjoy the tranquillity of cruising and dining in comfort.
Conferences The perfect setting for your business conference or new product launch.
Anniversaries Why not celebrate that special Anniversary or Birthday by 'Pushing out the boat'.
Weddings For the perfect launch into a new life, why not get married and have your reception aboard the Silver Marlin.
Sweeney currently have 5 passenger boats operating all year round, including the Astina, the largest passenger vessel on Loch Lomond, the Silver Marlin, the Lomond Duchess, the Lomond Sunrise and The Glen Falloch.
They comply with all the stringent standards of the Maritime Coastguard Agency who make frequent inspections of all our vessels.
The Astina was bought in Antwerp in 2004, where she plied the canals there. A Belgian crew sailed her to Inverness where the Sweeney family took over for the remaining part of the journey on to Loch Lomond. The Astina is currently the largest passenger boat operating on Loch Lomond. It’s size and spacious upper and lower deck allows for great flexibility in organising various functions.
The Silver Marlin has a luxurious interior with mahogany panelling, deep buttoned upholstered seating, thick piled carpeting and a large, and well stocked bar gives the lower deck a Captain's Table atmosphere. The perfect setting for your special What's On.
The Lomond Duchess, the Lomond Sunrise and the Glen Falloch are smaller boats than the Silver Marlin and the Astina and offer a more intimate setting. They are suitable for 60 - 80 passengers.