Invergordon
Port of Cromarty Firth, Invergordon (c) CFPA

Invergordon

A major cruise liner port on the North-East coast of Scotland. Close to the magnificent Loch Ness, and its famous monster "Nessie". Deepwater fjord with several berths able to accommodate passenger ships up to 345 metres LOA, with a draught of up to 10.5 metres.
No tidal, beam or airdraught restrictions. Largest ship berthed to date, "Queen Mary 2"
Invergordon is the Gateway to the Scottish Highlands, and has many tourist attractions located close by, within reach of a half or whole day shore excursion.
Attractions include Urquhart Castle at Loch Ness, Cawdor Castle, Dunrobin Castle, Eilean Donan Castle and the Castle of Mey.
Activities include golf, hill walking, cycling, dolphin spotting and bird watching.
Many tours take in places such as whisky distilleries, Inverewe Gardens, Dornoch Cathedral, Fort George, Culloden Battlefield, Strathspey Steam Railway, Highland Wildlife Park, and Cairngorm National Nature Reserve, as well as shopping in the City of Inverness.




  1.  Loch Ness and Inverness

    The most famous attraction in the Scottish Highlands where passengers have a chance to look for the legendary monster.
  2.  Glenmorangie Distillery

    Glenmorangie Distillery is located 14 miles North of Invergordon. It was founded in 1066 and is one of the best-known whiskies in the world.
  3.  Cawdor Castle

    Famously mentioned in Shakespeares' Macbeth, and still owned by the Cawdor family, the castle is located just East of Inverness, and has wonderful gardens.
  4.  Royal Dornoch Golf Course & Cathedral

    Located to the North of Invergordon, with its famous sandy beaches, this is a championship course, and nearby is the famous 870 year old Cathedral.
  5.  Dunrobin Castle

    Dunrobin Castle resembles a French château. Dating back to the early 1300s, it’s one of Britain’s oldest continuously inhabited houses, home to the dukes of Sutherland.
  6.  Chanonry Point, home to bottlenose dolphins

    The Firth is home to one of the UK's two resident bottlenose dolphin populations. Over 195 individuals use the area for breeding and feeding and they are often seen escorting cruise ships into port.









Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
360
Max. Draught, M:
10.5
More Info Draught:
-
Max. Air Draught, M:
-
More Info Air Draught:
no restriction
No. Of Quays:
3
Quay Length Total, M:
600
Quay Depth, M:
10.5m
Anchorage Available:
yes
Anchorage Compulsory:
no
Passenger Terminal:
no
Pilotage Compulsary:
yes
Tugs Available:
yes
Bunkering:
yes
Tidal Movement/range, M:
3.5
Water:
yes
Ships Tenders Allowed:
yes
Garbage Disposal:
yes
Airport Distance, Km:
50
City Centre Distance, Km:
0.5
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