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O'Brien Line Ferries

| Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5618
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Inis Oírr Island and Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin
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Inis Mor- Aran Islands ferry from Doolin
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Welcome Aboard! Bill O'Brien's Legendary Cruise to The Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher The Original Doolin Ferry Est.1970. Several daily sailings depart Doolin Pier, Doolin, Co.Clare from March to November. Day Trips, Overnight Stays, and One-Hour Cliffs of Moher Cruises available. Travel on the largest and most comfortable ferries with over 40 years of service, M.V. Tranquillity & M.V. Queen of Aran. The Aran Islands offer something special for all. For the adventurous explore medieval ruins such as the amazing ring fort Dun Aengus on Inishmore, or O'Brien's castle on Inisheer. Families can enjoy a relaxing day out on the unspoiled beaches of Inisheer. Nature lovers can enjoy the tranquil beauty of Inishmaan. Bicycle hire, Mini-bus, and Pony & Trap tours available on each island. The Cliffs of Moher Cruise is a stunning 1 hour journey along the 6km of coastline from Doolin Pier. The Cliffs rise to a height of over 214 meters providing dramatic views by sea. The Great Sea Stack (Branaunmore) plays host to thousands of rare birds of which you can see up close. Don't forget the cameras!
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| Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5618
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A couple we met in Dingle told us to be sure to take the FAST ferry to the Aran Isles. The folks in Doolin said there was only about 5 minutes difference. Not true! We left after and arrived 15 minutes before the other boat....More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got two tickets for the 1 hr Cliffs of Moher tour on Groupon. We arrived and boarding was very hassle free. All members of staff were really friendly. We got a place to stand up top near the front of the boat. The top...More

Thank Orla T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New vessel that travels the channel from Doolin to the islands in comfort. Can sit inside or out. We took the trip that went by the Cliffs of Moher. Enjoyable trip.

Thank clipper1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, lots of people assisting as you arrive to get on. They were so friendly and polite. We enquired in the office near Gus O'Connors Pub, didn't find that lady particularly encouraging or enthusiastic however at the pier they were all upbeat and enthusiastic....More

Thank holmagic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and told ticket would be 35€ per adult. I pointed out to the sales clerk I could buy the ticket on their web site for 25€. She said well you can't book in front of me. She then said she could sell it for...More

1  Thank mo_and_jc
Reviewed June 15, 2017

great day on the ferry to Aran Islands, lots of room up top to sit on the way out....rain forced us downstairs on the way back. Not a bad ride...a tad rocky but nothing to be concerned with. Aran Islands are not to be missed!!

Thank Candace U
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I'm surprised by some of the previous reviews. I guess a lot depends on "expectations." This is not a luxury cruise ferry! It is a small ferry providing pretty reliable passenger transportation to the Aran Islands.... nothing more --- nothing less. The weather was a...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Our cruise was during the rare rain period of our trip. The mist and rain provided a wonderful atmosphere to pics of the austere cliffs.

1  Thank Caro D
Reviewed June 7, 2017

My partner and I, along with two friends, were on a 10 day holiday in Ireland. Our first stop by Doolin. We had planned to go to the Cliffs of Moher the second day, but had a bright sunny day and opted to take it...More

Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed June 6, 2017

four of us decided whilst stopping off in Doolin to go out on the 1hr round trip to the Cliffs of Moher. It was 80 euros for the 4 of us and the lady in the ticket office led us to believe that we would...More

2  Thank Nicola T
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Robbie B
January 5, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think the ferries are weather specific. Storms roll in quickly, so you will just need to check in and see how your day is looking. Do take the ferry to the Aran island.
May 23, 2016|
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Response from ObrienLineFerries | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for your question. You may certainly stay overnight on the Islands. You can stay for as long as you like, and the return fare is still the same. When you choose your Islands, for example Inis Mor... More
April 23, 2016|
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Response from Cathy F | Reviewed this property |
I bought my ticket at the location - it was an optional side trip to an organized bus tour from Dublin. We were told it would depend on the weather. This was in October. Not sure if weather is a factor in other seasons. If... More