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O'Brien Line Ferries

| Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5618
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US$ 17.01*
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Cliffs of Moher Cruise
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US$ 28.34*
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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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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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+353 65 707 5618
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it happened there was a heavy swell and I was seasick for the duration. That said its not much of a trip. We did not approach nearer than half a mile from the cliffs and therefore, and perhaps deliberately, were nowhere near the breeding...More

1  Thank Endometrium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took the boat which went to Inishmoore and came back past the Cliffs of Mohr. We were on the first boat of the day and the trip was quite pleasant. We sat outside and were able to take pictures of the...More

2  Thank Deena D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The main reason I say book with O'Brien is because they have a larger boat and they get closer to the cliffs than the other boats. The pictures we got were amazing!

1  Thank markfoxwv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They take you so close to the rocks it's a thrill. The sea is choppy, nothing the captain can do about it so it's not for seasick people.

1  Thank CMS51416
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time on the hour cliff cruise. The seas were extremely rough, but the captain did an excellent job navigating and we had a great time. Nice boat that has seating on the bow (some others didn't).

Thank Babynole80
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Robbie B
Are there any ferries in early March? Specifically March 3?
6 January 2017|
Response from 34210king | Reviewed this property |
ring the company and ask them
I am trying to book a ferry for the end of June to the Arran islands for a three day stay. The web pages are not giving me an option to do this. I do not want to risk not been able to get on a boat on the day.
23 May 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
Is it possible to prebook the hour long boat tour to see the Cliffs of Mohr from the sea? We are a family of 5, 2 adults and 3 kids ages 8,8 and 7. Thank you.
23 April 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