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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%
  • Poor5%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Fisser St | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5555
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We wanted to take a trip to the Aran Islands. Weather would not allow this. We instead took it to the bottom of the Cliffs of Moher. Had a great time.

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were originally suppose to take the ferry to the far island of Inishmore, but the weather only allowed a trip to the closer, smaller island of Inisheer. The ferry was very prompt and the employees were friendly. It turned out to be a wonderful...More

Thank theresaworldtosee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit in 2 years and both times the trip on boat was a pleasure. Office staff, boats and crew are first class and very friendly/helpful. A camera is a must and a water proof of some sort as you might get a wee (Scottish...More

Thank redroy2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very accommodating and friendly crew. Ferry ride to islands was wonderful. The extended trip to view Cliffs of Moher from below was fabulous. Great commentary and overall knowledge of the area. A trip not to miss!

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Thank bkl1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our trip out to Aran Islands and tour of cliffs with this company. There is another company at same docks but these seemed to be newer boats. Great crews and clean boats.

Thank Rkolb26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the boat at 17.15 to the one hour visit to moher cliffs. It began at 17.20 and at 17.55 we were already at the pier. So, by far, not one hour as stated.

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Thank Jose P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen the Cliffs of Moher lots of times. Watching them from the sea was a wonderfil experience. It's really something to do, especially if you know the place quite well.

Thank OZZIE347
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The better of the two ferry options in Doolin. Boat is comfortable in choppy seas. Don't stay below.

Thank Shira Z
Reviewed 4 September 2017

O'Brien Line Ferries offered a new boat that allowed us to travel to the smallest Aran Island in only 15 minutes, instead of the traditional 30 minute ride. The sea was brisk with high waves but this boat was able to move through the waves...More

Thank Maevedog
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We pre-booked our tickets from the Cliffs of Moher park and ride office in Doolin and thoroughly recommend this as it takes away all the hassle of ticket sellers at the harbour in Doolin. Our trip to Inis Oirr was on a fairly windy day...More

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Robbie B
5 January 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.
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
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