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O'Brien Line Ferries

Fisser St | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5555
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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
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Booked combined tour in hotel in Lisdoonvarna during my stay last week. Beside complete anarchy on the pier (visitors lost in competitive struggle) everything was perfect. Inis Oírr & Cliffs of Moher Cruise Combo with new fast O'Brian ferry was fantastic experience, crew was helpful...More

Thank MajaR36
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We took this line from the Doolin pier to the Aran Islands, and ended with a Cliffs of Moher cruise. They had just launched a newer, larger, faster ferry the day we were there and we had the opportunity to ride in it. It was...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Travelled to Inis Oir with Doolin Ferries in August 2017. €70 for 2 adults and 3 children for a 15 minute journey each way. I thought this was a bit expensive, booked online which is supposed to be 30% cheaper?? No option for family price....More

Thank Sabrina L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a great way to spend an hour! Yes the day we got was beautiful but I think the scenery would have been as good on a misty day. Got right under the cliffs and got some amazing photographs. Captain gave lots of information during...More

Thank Domhnall O
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We took the half day tour of The Cliffs of Moher and Aran Island. It was a beautiful way to see an alternate view of The Cliffs, and the stop at the island for a tour and lunch. Booked the tour the same morning that...More

Thank Shirlee11
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Best ferry service! This is a family run business. They are fast and reliable. Nice new ferry boats.

Thank marcy m
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We rode with a competitor, on an awful and terrible ride, to the first Aran Island. Half the people were sick, including myself, and several local people said the smaller boats should not have even gone out - yet the captain did anyway. We were...More

1  Thank Kayla J
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

After riding a competitor's boat to the Aran Islands, we were told by locals we were silly to not use this boat. We took this boat back to Doolin and it was 100x smoother, more comfy, and better service than their competitor. We would certainly...More

1  Thank Trent N
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Our day trip to Inisheer was seamless mainly due to the awesome customer service from the team at Doolin Ferries. We pre-arranged bikes on arrival at the island which was a short stroll from the jetty & all in all was an awesome day out....More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The company was very unorganised. We were put on the wrong boat. We couldn't hear the audio. They were running very late to pick us up.

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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