Loch Ness: Nessie ‘Reappears’ Through New Visitor Attraction

The revamped Loch Ness Center at Drumnadrochit near Inverness will officially open its doors on Saturday 10th June.

The tourist attraction is nearing completion following a major renovation by Continuum Attractions following its acquisition earlier this year.

£1.5million has been invested in a full refurbishment to improve the visitor experience and allow people to explore the legend and myths of Loch Ness through immersive tours and also through trips aboard the attraction’s famous research vessel, Deepscan .

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Guests become part of the center’s ongoing search for the elusive Nessie and are regularly updated with the latest news, developments and sightings. The attraction is also investing in supporting Loch Ness exploration teams to ensure the search for a new generation continues.

This year marks the 90th anniversary of Aldie Mackay’s famous sighting of Nessie in 1933, which catapulted Scotland, Loch Ness and its monster phenomenon to worldwide fame.

The headline ‘Monster Discovered’ went around the world, putting Loch Ness in the spotlight of the world’s media and attracting visitors from all over the world.

HeraldScotland: The Loch Ness CentreThe Loch Ness Centre (Image: Continuum)

The new Nessie experience features seven stories told in a variety of engaging ways: they celebrate this majestic place, Scottish myth and legend, and the scientific quest for truth; Only three areas of the attraction displaying real artifacts and human testimonies.

The hour-long experience offers guests the opportunity to delve into the history of the legend and explore the true stories of Loch Ness.

Guests will wander through 500 million years of history to explore the myths and scientific research surrounding the monster, discover artifacts, hear stories from real people, and hear scientific debates about the existence of Nessie – a phenomenon that’s alongside about 1,000 eyewitness reports and recorded sightings brings to attention a lot of unexplained evidence.

HeraldScotland: The Loch Ness CentreThe Loch Ness Centre (Image: Continuum)

Travel seekers also have the opportunity to explore the depths of Loch Ness with Deepscan Captain Alistair Matheson, skipper of the Loch Ness Project. Guests can book an excursion aboard the ship, which is named after the famous 1987 expedition down the loch.

The cruise takes up to 12 guests on a very special journey to experience the breathtaking beauty of Urquhart Castle and explore the depths of the loch using special onboard sonar equipment.

Continuum Managing Director Juliana Delaney said: “We are delighted to finally announce our opening date for the Loch Ness Centre, it has been a highly anticipated date! From 10th June we look forward to welcoming guests from across the UK and around the world keen to be a part of this unforgettable experience on arrival in the Highlands. We now present the story of this global phenomenon in a modern and engaging way.

“We appreciate that we are just keepers of this legend as many Nessie enthusiasts have a genuine passion for this place and its history. We wanted to involve them and the community to make it good for locals and tourists alike. At Continuum, we’re passionate about finding great stories in great places – and this is truly Scotland’s best story.”

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