Cookies: Our website uses browser cookies to monitor visitor numbers. We DO NOT use cookies to collect any personal information from our visitors. Privacy Policy.

Tel. 0870 118 1866 English Espanol Polski
Forth Boat Tours

Sightseeing tours of the Firth of Forth, Inchcolm Island and the Forth Bridges from South Queensferry, Edinburgh

Boat Trips of the Firth of Forth, Inchcolm Island and the Forth Bridges from South Queensferry, Edinburgh

Sightseeing tours and cruises run from 14 February to 31 October 2015.

See our timetable page for full details, dates and departure times.

Take a relaxing boat trip on the Forth Belle and enjoy unrivalled views of the Firth of Forth and its famous bridges!

Our 90 minute Forth Bridges Cruise on the Firth of Forth depart from Hawes Pier at South Queensferry which is only a short distance from Scotland's bustling Capital City of Edinburgh.

A boat trip aboard the Forth Belle is an ideal way to spend any morning or afternoon. Sit on the outside deck or in the heated observation lounge and listen to the guided commentary.

Take in the magnificent views of the Forth Road Bridge and the world-famous Forth Railway Bridge built in the Victorian era; the beautiful panoramas of the Edinburgh skyline to the south and the Kingdom of Fife to the north and the beautiful island of Inchcolm with its medieval abbey.

PuffinMarine Wildlife

During your tour you’ll find plenty of opportunities to see a wide variety of marine wildlife including seabirds, porpoises and seals. Watch out for dolphins which occasionally swim into the Forth Estuary. Use our on-board binoculars and telescope to get a close-up view! (See our photo gallery).

Refreshments and Souvenirs

On board the Forth Belle we have a selection of teas, coffees, light snacks, beers, wines and spirits for you to choose from along with a range of small gifts and souvenirs.

Sailing information

Please see our timetable for dates and sailing times. Tickets may be purchased online or on board the boat.

Certain tide heights allow easier access to the boat (not as steep an incline on the gangway). They are safer and more comfortable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility. Please see our disabled timetable for the best days and times to sail.

Redeem vouchers

Redeem your voucher here

Forthcoming Events

Disco Boogie Dance Cruise

Disco Boogie Dance Cruise

Saturday, May 30, 2015


Boogie on down to a mixture of popular music hits and oldtime favourites while you take in the fantastic views of the Firth of Forth!

Departs from South Queensferry

Buy Tickets Online

Jazz Cruise

Jazz Cruise

Friday, June 12, 2015


Take a relaxing river cruise on the Forth Belle to the sound of the smooth vibes of live Jazz music.

Departs from South Queensferry

Buy Tickets Online

Latin Salsa Dance Cruise

Latin Salsa Dance Cruise

Saturday, June 20, 2015


Add spice to your evening on one of our popular Latin Salsa Dance Cruises! Professional dance instructors walk you through the steps along to lively Latin rhythms.

Departs from South Queensferry

Buy Tickets Online

For private hire enquiries please email us or telephone us on 0870 118 1866

Download a map of our tour routes (300kb jpeg image)

Firth of Forth Tour Map

Download a map of our tour routes (300kb jpeg image).


Check out our Facebook Page for news, events and special offers!