Unravel the mysteries of the deep and dive into the cinematic world where Scotland’s legendary Loch Ness Monster, affectionately known as Nessie, comes alive on screen. Join us as we take you through the best TV and movie adaptations that have kept the myth of Nessie afloat for decades. And when you’re ready to make your own Nessie memories, remember that Beastie Boats awaits to turn your dreams of a Loch Ness adventure into reality.

Loch Ness (1996)

For a more heartwarming approach, “Loch Ness” transports us to a small Scottish village where skepticism and wonder collide. Ted Danson stars as a skeptical American scientist who finds himself caught between scientific truth and local legend as he searches for the elusive Nessie. This film reminds us that sometimes our beliefs need a little magic – something which you’ll find plenty of on our rib tours.


Nessie & Me (2016)

If you’re up for a dose of childhood nostalgia, then dive into the heartwarming tale of ‘Nessie & Me’. This family-friendly film follows the adventures of a young boy named Kevin who discovers an extraordinary secret – a friendly creature that he believes to be the Loch Ness Monster. With an emphasis on friendship, courage, and the magic of childhood wonder, ‘Nessie & Me’ brings to life the captivating bond between a young boy and a mysterious aquatic companion.

Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster” (2004)

Yes, even our beloved Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc gang couldn’t resist the allure of Nessie. In this animated adventure, Scooby-Doo and his pals embark on a Scottish vacation, only to find themselves chasing after a Loch Ness Monster that’s more than meets the eye. It’s a delightful blend of mystery and humour for the whole family.

The Loch Ness Horror (1982)

It’s not a movie marathon without the 1982 creature feature, “The Loch Ness Horror.” As the title suggests, this film plunges viewers into a gripping tale of terror as a scientific expedition stumbles upon more than they bargained for in the depths of Loch Ness. Suspense, thrills, and a monstrous mystery await in this cult classic – are you brave enough to watch it?

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007)

This family-friendly film transports us to Scotland during World War II, where a young boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches into a magical creature. As he forms an unbreakable bond with the creature, we witness the transformative power of friendship and wonder.

Experience the Mystery

While these adaptations have certainly kept the Nessie myth alive on screen, nothing compares to experiencing the breathtaking beauty of Loch Ness in person. 

Beastie Boats offers guided tours that take you beyond the silver screen, allowing you to become a part of the legend. Speed along the surface on The Wee Beastie or cruise the historic waters aboard The Glenleith, and who knows, you might even catch a glimpse of Nessie herself!

So, whether you’re a skeptic, a true believer, or just a curious soul seeking adventure, the world of Nessie on film has something for everyone. And when the cinematic adventure sparks your desire for the real thing, Beastie Boats is ready to welcome you on a journey that transforms Loch Ness from a cinematic backdrop to an unforgettable memory. 

Book your tour today and make your own Nessie story!