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Saves a lot of time and very efficient/quick crossing

This ferry across the Shannon saves time as if like us, you're taking the WAW from Dingle to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aitch222
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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This saved us so much time, we were able to travel from Dingle to Galway with plenty of time left... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Angela V
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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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...more
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N67, Killimer V15 FK09, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ferry across the Shannon saves time as if like us, you're taking the WAW from Dingle to the Cliffs of Moher and onward. A good price, runs regurlary throughout the day and you'll never have to wait too long. Efficient loading/unloading and you can...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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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.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

This saved us so much time, we were able to travel from Dingle to Galway with plenty of time left to explore the Cliffs of Moher and Doolin. They were on time, and extremely organized. It was nice to be chauffeured for a bit while...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you for the great review and we are delighted you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way and a little stretch of the legs.

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry on our way from Dingle to the Cliffs of Moher. It was reasonably priced, efficient loaded/unloaded, and saved a great deal of driving time.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BigAlks
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

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

Reviewed October 10, 2018

We used the Tarbert-Killimer Car Ferry to save time and it was worth every penny. We arrived early and were only the third car in line. First on the ferry means first off the ferry so despite reading that it would take an hour on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank dropalinetoemily
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for the excellent review but we better improve our coffee!! Apologies it was not up to standard but we are otherwise glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way which is always just twenty minute trip.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Shannon Ferry that runs daily between Killimer and Tarbert is a convenient way to cut down on driving time in Western Ireland. We bought our ticket ahead of time online and arrived about ten minutes before the ferry was scheduled to depart. The loading...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Gail Z
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

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

Reviewed September 25, 2018

We traveled with a group on a HUGE bus. The ride across is breathtaking. A few of us ventured up on the top deck and braved the cold cold air but it was so worth it. they have a small cafe that served hot cocolate...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Tonja C
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for the great review and we look forward to having onboard again with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Ideal way to cross the Shannon on the Atlantic side. It saves you a lot of time and fuel. We were on our way from Tralee to the cliffs of Moher. Pleasant way to have a break.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank PieterBolinder
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

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

Reviewed September 17, 2018

Don't order the coffee, don't drink the coffee, don't drink anything they say resembles coffee. Otherwise, the ferry ride is a nice break from driving and if you time it right you might actually make up some time on your long drive around the west...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jig1600
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you for the review and we are so sorry the coffee did not come up to standard. We will review this.

Reviewed August 30, 2018

Used the ferry service for the first time in Tuesday and back on Thursday very efficient and friendly

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Brian B
EugeneMaherCEO, Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

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

Reviewed August 21, 2018

Short cut from Clare to Kerry , cuts out the crossing the Shannon in Limerick city , saves a lot of time.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank R G
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for the review and we do hope you enjoyed thr trip with us.

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bekntony
May 21, 2019|
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Response from Shannonferries | Property representative |
Hi Tony, you can purchase onboard or on the shannonferries website at a discounted price. We hope you enjoy your trip. Regards, ShannonFerry
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GoDucks99
April 4, 2019|
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Response from EugeneMaherCEO | Property representative |
You only need to arrive a few minutes beforehand
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BobB59
September 1, 2018|
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Response from ForeverCountry | Reviewed this property |
Ideally book a day or two before. The maximum you’ll be waiting for another ferry is 30 minutes.
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