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Address: | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 65 707 5618
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Welcome Aboard! Bill O'Brien's Legendary Cruise to The Aran Islands &...

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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$17*
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Cliffs of Moher Cruise
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Inis Mor- Aran Islands ferry from Doolin
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Inis Oírr Island and Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin

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Brilliant, I thoroughly enjoyed the hour long excursion, it was pretty rough though and there was no warning of this, my wife isn't a good sailor and wasn't impressed. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The trip, once on the ferry is great and exploring the Island(s) is a fun day out. They just need some better signage and organization at the piers. If everyone needs to be organized by colored ticket then they should have signs that indicate where everyone should line up. The pier was really crowded and disorganized, which started out our... More 

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the ferry to the island , Bill greeted us at the ticket window and helped us right away . Got us our tickets and told us where to wait . One of the men working to tie up the ferries as they came in was very helpful on giving us great ideas to do on the island . Went... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled on the Happy Hooker several times during my trip in June. The crew was the best - friendly, efficient, attentive to passenger needs (blue bags), Entertaining conversations. Thanks Enda! The trip made my day ! Peggy, South Carolina

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apparently they sell tickets without taken into consideration the capacity of their ships. Book a return cruise from Inis Oirr but they gave priority to the people that had bought a pricier tour and half the people in the pier had to wait 45 min for another ship since the fist one got full. Besides the bad logistics the ships... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ferry over to the smallest island was a treat. We left early thinking we would maybe not get a ferry over. We were surprised to be in a situation where lines were trying to get us to ride with them as soon as we got out of our car. This line however, just allowed us to walk into their... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 11 am boat trip, qued up nobody took notice of time 11.30 boat full Got on 12pm boat We were due to return via cliffs of moher at 1.45 but due to late arrival we missed that one, thinking as our departure time was unimportant we would have no trouble catching any boat back Wrong Although boats were not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant, I thoroughly enjoyed the hour long excursion, it was pretty rough though and there was no warning of this, my wife isn't a good sailor and wasn't impressed. It was supposed to leave at 12 but didn't go until 25 past but otherwise I really enjoyed it

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the cliff tour with the obriens following an overnight stay in Inis Oirr! The trip was amazing and the staff were second to none! These guys really know what they are doing and the commentary by Liam was well worth the trip in the rain! The atmosphere on the boat was serene and the staff were very helpful... More 

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Newport, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a rip off Went on o briens cliff of moher cruise I was disgusted to think that any tourist paid 15 eur for this No comforts on boat rude staff no commentaries Boat left Doolin pier did not go near the cliffs Never gave any information or details of cliff or birds Stayed about half a mile out... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received all safety information ( life jackets etc )before departure.Acces on and off the boat was well executed .we also were brought on a trip around the cliffs our guide gave us a detailed account about everything we could see around us.I would recommend O'Briens Ferries

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