Main Crossings Virtual 'Island Hops'

Want to tour the islands from the comfort of your home because you wish you were there? Or just enjoy the islands without getting used to your sea legs? Then why not take one of our Virtual 'Island Hops' using our virtual crossings...

Take note of your crossing and buses to catch between points to make sure you don't miss the boat!



Crossing Name: Bute Hopper
Take a small Hop across to 'Scotland's Jewel on the Clyde'
Number of Crossings: 3
Wemyss Bay - Rothesay
Rhubodach - Colintraive
Dunoon - Gourock
Vessels Used:
Lord of the Isles / Loch Dunvegan / Juno

Crossing Name: Arran & Islay
This Hop takes you across the Clyde's largest Island and onto the 'Whiskey Isle' with a return back to the Mainland.
Number of Crossings: 4
Ardrossan - Brodick
Lochranza - Claonaig
Kennacraig - Port Askaig
Port Ellen - Kennacraig
Vessels Used:
Caledonian Isles / Loch Tarbert / Isle of Arran




Crossing Name: Lewis, Harris & Uist's
Take a hop down the chain of islands that make up the Hebrides and enjoy some of the most unspoilt scenery in the Western Isles.
Number of Crossings: 3
Ullapool - Stornoway
Leverburgh - Berneray
Lochboisdale - Oban
Vessels Used:
Isle of Lewis / Loch Portain / Lord of the Isles

Crossing Name: Mull Hopper
Mull is probably one of the most beautiful and most visited isles in the Western Isles, this hop takes you around the East coast.
Number of Crossings: 3
Oban - Craignure
Fishnish - Lochaline
Kilchoan - Tobermory
Vessels Used:
Isle of Mull / Loch Fyne / Raasay


Please note, due to the Virtual Crossings only going one way (ie no return leg online at the moment) some of the trips are limited. More will be added soon as we upload more crossings.

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