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Aran Island Ferries

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Address: Retail Unit 2 Ground Floor 37-39 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 568 903
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08:30 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 19:30

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smooth ride over to Inis Mor

As smooth and comfortable a ride as possible over to Inis Mor, friendly staff and choice of seating both indoor and outdoor plus it runs all year round!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As smooth and comfortable a ride as possible over to Inis Mor, friendly staff and choice of seating both indoor and outdoor plus it runs all year round!

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Thank I_L0ve_T0_Travel32
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

One of the excursions that had been suggested to us by friends was a trip to the Aran Islands; one we were both looking forward to. When we inquired about the ferry schedule, we were informed that the ferry would not be operating until March due to some type of disagreement between the ferry operator and the island residents. I... More 

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Clinton, New York
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This mode of transportation was as smooth as could be both going to the Aran Islands and the return. Plus a choice of seating, the enclosed first floor, or the open-air second floor area. The ferry is approx 45 min mainland to island. A nice, enjoyable, comfortable way to go!

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Denver
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57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I was really pleased to end up getting to the Aran Islands even in the off season. The tour I booked has scheduled overnight for Aran Islands through most of the year. I booked 2 weeks too late for the Doolin pier to operate ferries to Inishmore (Inis Mor), or any of the islands. I would have been fine as... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We took the ferry to Inishmore where we had a local tour of the whole island and met some of the people that lived there :). Then it cruised passed the Cliffs of Moher which were incredible!

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Los Angeles, CA
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you want to experience old Ireland, for its country side and for its people, you NEED to visit the Aran Islands. We went for 1 day and had a tour of the biggest Island, Inishmore (sorry if I misspelled). The people were lovely!

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Thank Jessica M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

What a great experience including the ferry ride over to the island as well as taking a donkey and carriage ride around the island. Beautiful scenery and learned quite a lot about the island and its' history from the guide that took us on the tour. Would highly recommend.

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Chicago
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75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We. Took the ferry over to the Aran Island for the day and thoroughly enjoyed the day. The island is beautiful. The rock walls incredible and worth the visit alone. You can bike around the island which looked like fun and a great ride for 3-4 hours. We opted for a van ride for 15E each. We got to see... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A quick ride across the bay to the largest of the Aran Isles. Comfortable seating but not much offered at the snack bar. On a warm, sunny day one could sit outdoors rather than inside. We stayed inside as it was cloudy and cool.

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Thank Polly Q
Galway, Ireland
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61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Aran Island Ferries have local staff with an island welcome but a Global perspective.They meet and greet you, and engage withgreat conversation between chores and Health and Safety checks.Lovely people,and seemingly quality vessels.

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