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Doolin Ferry
Doolin, Co. Clare
Family friendly
Dog friendly
Paid car parking
Cloudy days
Doolin Ferry, the original ferry company based in Doolin, County Clare, operates one of the largest and fastest routes to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruises. The route was established by Bill O'Brien in 1970. Bill, along with his son Liam, continues to grow the company and show the world the magnificent beauty of the County Clare coastline.

Doolin Ferry in County Clare visit the three Aran Islands, Inis Oírr, Inis Meáin and Inis Mór. The shortest sea crossing is from the port of Doolin. The islands are connected to County Clare geographically in that the limestone paving seen in the Burren continues through all three islands. The islands are one of the deep seats of Irish culture and where you will hear the Irish language spoken by the locals. Each island has its distinct identity and unique offerings.

There are multiple daily departures from March to November to all three Aran Islands of Inis Oírr, Inis Meáin and Inis Mór and also hourly cruises along the iconic Cliffs of Moher. The Cliffs of Moher cruise is a breathtaking 1 hour journey along the 6km of coastline from Doolin Pier. The cliffs rise to a height of over 214m providing dramatic views of the sea. The Great Sea Stack or Branaunmore plays host to thousands of rare birds of which you can see up close on the cruise.

Doolin Ferry is one of the only companies offering private, tailor made tours and a thrilling Seafari experience. The Seafari experience takes place onboard the exclusive, private ten seater rib. The rib is designed to provide you with magical views of the County Clare coastline while sheltering you from the elements, with an optional canopy if the need arises.

Doolin Ferry private charters allows you to create the itinerary, so no two journeys onboard are ever the same. Prices and packages can be tailored to meet each individual’s requirements.

Why we like it
  • Enjoy a spectacular boat journey along the Wild Atlantic Way to see the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher.
  • Travel on a fast ferry fleet with the Aran Islands Express and Doolin Express.
  • Take a cruise under the stunning Cliffs of Moher. 
  • The Seafari experience takes place onboard a private 10 seater rib.
Contact details
No.1 Doolin Pier, Ballaghaline, Doolin, Co. Clare, V95 DR74, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1.5 to 6 hours here.

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