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O'Brien Line Ferries

Fisser St | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5555
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Inis Mor- Aran Islands ferry from Doolin
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Welcome aboard The Doolin Ferry Co. with Bill O'Brien & Family, the Original Ferry Company Est.1970! Enjoy an iconic journey on the Wild Atlantic Way to the Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher. Spend a day or two immersing yourself in Irish Island Culture, or just take our one hour Cruise along the stunning Cliffs of Moher. Travel on our new fast ferry the 'Doolin Express', this is the fastest crossing to Inis Oirr, in only 15 minutes! The Doolin Express also is the only ferry with state of the art anti sea sickness technology for a smoother crossing! We have several sailing options daily and operate from March to October, reservations recommended. Our family and crew look forward to taking you on an unforgettable journey along the Wild Atlantic Way!
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  • Average8%
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Fisser St | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5555
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

A novel way to see the Cliffs of Moher. Really enjoyed the boat trip out to see the Cliffs from an alternative vantage point. The tour took a little under an hour and we all enjoyed it.

Thank Mora2105
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Just back from a day on Inis Mór with my wife and three kids (two teenagers). Weather wasn't great but still had a fantastic day. Used the Doolin ferry company and couldn't be happier with them. Booked the day before over the phone and staff...More

Thank triumph95
Reviewed July 11, 2017 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 July 9, 2017

It was stormy. The sea was rocking. But I will not forget this trip! Travelling with what seemed to be a bunch of happy fishermen, we even got to see the local dolphin in Inis Meain.

Thank Murph6698
Reviewed July 8, 2017

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 July 2, 2017 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 June 30, 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

2  Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed June 28, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the ferry ride out to the largest island and back. The boat we took on our return trip was markedly newer, cleaner, and more comfortable than the one we took to head out; although the newer boat's bathrooms were too tiny to...More

1  Thank JLSDH
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We did not do our homework. Taking the first available option for ferry out of Doolin may not have been the best idea. The ferry was late getting out of Doolin and it was very unclear which boat was suppposed to be taking us to...More

Thank tandyrr
Reviewed June 23, 2017 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

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Robbie B
January 5, 2017|
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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