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“good short boat trip to Island”

Aran Island Ferries
Ranked #1 of 12 Transportation in Galway
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Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“good short boat trip to Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

The next day’s plan was a boat trip out to the Aran Islands. The conditions were way too choppy for Ed, so Joan spent the afternoon exploring the most picturesque of the three islands, Inisheer, while Ed spent the day on land visiting the quaint fishing village of Kinvarra and its medieval castle. Joan spent 3 hours there easily roaming around, great sites

Visited September 2013
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Bray, Ireland
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

Aran Island Ferries is a super way to start your visit to the Aran Islands. The ferries are fast and comfortable with a friendly staff. Refreshments can also be purchased on board. Travelling time is approximately 40 minutes. During busy times you need to get to the pier early for the return sailing as the ferry fills up fast. The shuttle bus from the center of Galway is also an excellent service.

Visited September 2013
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St. Augustine, FL
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Rocky ride!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

Our experience was pretty wild. We were bouncing around like corks even though the boat is of pretty good size. Luckily no one in our group got sick! It was great!

Visited September 2013
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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158 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Transportation to the Aran Islands”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

These ferries provide access to the Aran Islands. Nothing fancy. Seats on the open air upper deck are well-worn and in need of replacing. Choppy waters can prove to be a bit challenging for those who don't have their "sea legs".

Visited September 2013
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Arklow, Ireland
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Day trip to Aran Islands”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is a must even though the weather was very wild and windy on the day we travelled by ferry my sisters tummy was a bit upset on way over but was fine when she got to the otherside. Our bus tour gide Tom was most helpful pulling up on route to take pictures for us. The island itself was brilliant well worth the sea sickness !!

Visited September 2013
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