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ShannonFerry

Killimer, Ireland
+353 65 905 3124
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Excellent Service

Really enjoyed our ferry crossing. The weather was wild so unsure if the boat was running but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IrishNicky
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Wicklow - Ireland
Shannon Ferry

A very efficient to save a couple of hours when traveling up the West Coast of Ireland. The Ferry... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
bforbes4
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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From early morning as the mist descends the Shannon Estuary to the Wild Atlantic Sea, to the setting of the sun in the late of the evening, ShannonFerry will take you and your vehicle on this memorable 20 minute journey across the estuary linking the iconic tourist destinations of the Banner County of Clare to the Kingdom of Kerry. This is a lovely experience for visitors who would like a short break in their journey to relax as they sail across the majestic Shannon Estuary. And if you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the dolphins, which in the summer, can sometimes swim so near the ferry, as if just to entertain you. As the only vehicle ferry trip on the main spine of the Wild Atlantic Way, this invigorating journey allows you experience the rugged nature of land and sea as you breath in the fresh salty sea air that encapsulates Irelands Wild Atlantic Way.
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Killimer, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our ferry crossing. The weather was wild so unsure if the boat was running but it was normal service. Takes about 20 minutes to cross and is €19 one way for the car. Had kids with me and they loved being able to...More

Thank IrishNicky
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way. We look forward to having you again.

Reviewed November 10, 2017

A very efficient to save a couple of hours when traveling up the West Coast of Ireland. The Ferry Trip takes around 20-30 minutes and was quite pleasant.

Thank bforbes4
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for the positive review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We expected a quick uneventful trip across the Shannon one morning to cut down our driving time between Co. Clare and Co.Kerry. Whilst up on an observation deck we were delighted and surprised when the Captain, Nyal (?), invited our Son into the cabin to...More

Thank Peagan
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thannk you for the really great review and we will pass on your comments to our Captain Neil. We are delighted our staff excelled and it is great to hear that your trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way exceeded your expectations.

Reviewed October 18, 2017

We pre-booked the Shannon Ferry online prior to our trip in Ireland. The cost of the one-way ticket was 16.15 Euro. We traveled from Tarbert to Killimer. The ferry ride took about 20 minutes but cut out about an hour+ of driving time. Well worth...More

Thank Kelly M
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We were in area right before ferry departure so we saved time driving around Shannon River. 19 euros for single pass and 29 euros round trip. Great views and time saver. Right next to major power plant.

1  Thank Philip S
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry from Tarbert to Kilimer it was fast and got us across a lot quicker than driving. Pleasant scenery and smooth crossing, we were fortunate in August to go in Tarbert lighthouse so it was nice to get some further pics. We...More

Thank perirose10
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thank you for the amazing review and we are so glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful, easy crossing aboard the Shannon Breeze (approximately 20 minutes). The Shannon Breeze, as a ro-ro ferry is operated by the largest domestic ferry in all of Ireland. It appeared to be diligent in both passenger and vehicle safety and features onboard facilities....More

Thank nicarafiki
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip on the Wild Atlantic Way with us.

Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

This is a very cheap and easy way to save time driving to the southern peaks. So friendly and helpful. No facilities on board but it's relatively quick. Views are nice.

Thank Marie n Jules m
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Thank you for the excellent review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Well organised, quick and super convenient. It was leaving every half hour over the summer. We even saw dolphins in the estuary on the way over.

Thank johnandlizb
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Thank you for the positive review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way. The Dolphins are a treat!

Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I am not sure that the ferry actually runs on a schedule. We waited for over an hour and it finally rounded the coastline and into the dock. The schedule listed said it would run on every half hour and ever hour which was not...More

3  Thank DKISS76
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Thank you for the review. You review does not state when you travelled but the ferry does operate to a schedule and at no time were you waiting for "over an hour" as we have had over 8,500 sailings to date and all bar 6...More

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Stacey C
May 27, 2017|
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Response from BahiaDelray | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Nice ferry ride and great drive to the Cliffs! Enjoy beautiful scenic Ireland!
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Cheralyn L
May 16, 2017|
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Response from EugeneMaherCEO | Property representative |
Hi Cheralyn, yes there is a ferry that takes you from Killimer, Co. Clare to Tarbert, Co. Kerry. If you visit the Shannonferries website you will get all the details including maps, schedules and booking system. There will... More
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earthessence
March 19, 2017|
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Response from EugeneMaherCEO | Property representative |
Your question sounds like you are looking to use public transport to take you to Galway. To do this you will need to travel via Limerick as there is no public transport via the ferry. If however you are travelling by... More
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