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  • From Doolin: Cliffs of Moher Cruise

    1. From Doolin: Cliffs of Moher Cruise

    The Cliffs of Moher cruise sets out from Doolin Pier and follows the cliffs, allowing you to experience them from below their stunning heights. While boarding, passengers will take in amazing views of the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands and The Burren. After sailing for about 20 minutes or so, the ferry will make a stop underneath the famous O'Brien's Tower, perched high atop the Cliffs at their highest point. The Cliffs of Moher rise to a magnificent height of over 214 meters which you can really appreciate by sea. On-board you will enjoy an entertaining and informative expert commentary, allowing you to learn about the local history and wildlife. The Cliffs of Moher base is home to a diverse range of wildlife such as birds, basking sharks, dolphins and seals.  The ferry will circle back passing by An Branán Mór, the great sea stack, which is home to Ireland’s largest mainland nesti...

    I travelled with family including my 82 year old mum who can transfer but needs a wheelchair for walks 50yds plus however the staff were excellent and courteous helping her on and off boat etc.

  • From Doolin: Cliffs of Moher Cruise

    2. From Doolin: Cliffs of Moher Cruise

    Set sail from Doolin pier and embark on a voyage of discovery as you cruise along the coast to the world famous Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy scenic views of the islands of Aran and amazing limestone rocks of The Burren in North Clare. Approach the Cliffs of Moher to get a fantastic view of the headland of Aill na Searrach, popular with surfers for the wave they call the Aileen. Continue to the large sea stack of An Bhreannan Mor, just below the highest point of the cliffs. Marvel at all the tiny people strolling around the Visitors Centre and O'Brien's Tower observatory as you cruise off the coast for about 20 minutes. Benefit from the services of the experienced crew who will point out areas of interest and help you look for sea birds, such as gannets, guillemots, razorbills and Atlantic puffins nesting on the rocks. Return to Doolin and enjoy more amazing views on the 20-minute journey bac...

    This trip was a great experience, allowing to see the full extension of the amazing Cliffs of Moher from the sea, from a totally different than the one visible from the top of the cliffs.

  • From Doolin: Inis Oirr Island and Cliffs of Moher Ferry

    3. From Doolin: Inis Oirr Island and Cliffs of Moher Ferry

    Inis Oírr, also known as Inisheer, is the smallest of the three Aran Islands. It is the closest island to the Doolin Pier with a population of about 300 people. The new express ferry provides the fastest crossing to the Aran Islands with only a 15 minute journey from Doolin to Inis Oírr. Inis Oírr is a charming island with a lot to offer. Visitors to this island can enjoy medieval ruins, seal colonies, a shipwreck, a lighthouse, fantastic walks and much more.  Upon your arrival, you can choose to walk, rent a bicycle, hire a horse and cart or take a mini bus tour to see the best parts of the Island.   After enjoying about 3 hours on Inis Oirr, the ferry will depart the island at 1:45 PM. With this option you will take the ferry back to Doolin via the Cliffs of Moher. This ferry journey brings you to the Cliffs of Moher's highest point beneath the famous O'Brien's Tower. From here, ther...

    Highly recommend. Especially during this pandemic the sailings and trips are all managed very well.

  • From Doolin: Inis Mor Ferry and Aran Islands

    4. From Doolin: Inis Mor Ferry and Aran Islands

    Inis Mór, also known as Inishmore, is the largest and most traveled of the Aran Islands. Its very name, which means big island, suggests its size compared to the other islands. The population of Inis Mór is about 900 people. This day trip departs Doolin Pier at 10:00 AM and then departs the island at 4:00 PM to return to Doolin Pier. The ferry journey from Doolin Pier to Kilronan Harbor on Inis Mór takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes.  The Aran Islands are believed to be an extension of the Burren Region in County Clare. The famous rocky landscape has helped to create its iconic image of an island divided by fields separated by winding stone walls. The stunning views from this Island reveal an Atlantic gateway from Connemara to Clare.  You won’t be short of things to do and wonders to see on the island of Inis Mór. A full day is needed to see the sights of this beautiful island.  The fer...

    The Inishmore experience was awesome. Enjoyed the travel to/from on the ferry. I have a mobility disability and the crew could not have been more accommodating.

  • From Clare & Limerick: Aran Island & Cliffs of Moher Tour

    5. From Clare & Limerick: Aran Island & Cliffs of Moher Tour

    Depart from Bunratty on this unique trip combines the best of both worlds, with a visit to the Aran Islands, a boat trip below the Cliffs of Moher, and a visit to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre.  Visit Inis Oirr, discovering ancient castles, one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches, a modern playground and several pubs and cafes. Take a pony and trap, hire a bicycle or walk the uncrowded tiny roads. The return cruise via the Cliffs of Moher is a spectacular journey below these world-famous geological buttresses towering over 700 feet above the sea. Explore the history and formation of these cliffs at the excellent visitor center. Cruise back to Shannon and relax on the return journey to Bunratty. 

    We had a great day. Michael Kearney, our guide kept us informed and laughing all day. The rock and roll ferry ride ober to Inisheer was exciting and we loved our horse and cart tour by Trevor. Michael called ahead and reserved it for us. The cliffs of Moher are amazing and windy.

  • Ennis: Small-Group Walking Tour

    6. Ennis: Small-Group Walking Tour

    Discover the best that the medieval town of Ennis has to offer on this small-group walking tour. Meet your guide at the O'Connell Monument, where the stories will begin. Listen to the story of 'The Liberator' Daniel O'Connell before continuing to the 1916 memorial where you will hear the iconic story of the 1916 Easter Rising. Afterwards, discover the 13th-century Ennis Friary. Follow the river through the town as your guide reveals some of Ennis's most hidden and famous gems and recounts the vibrant history of the town. See sights such as Steele's Rock, a memorial to the 'Peeping Tom Steele', and the old Ennis market port.

    Ollies walking tour was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable about his town. Kept us all very interested from start to finish. Would highly recommend this tour.

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What people are saying about Ennis

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 108 reviews

This trip was a great experience, allowing to see the full extension of the amazing Cliffs of Moher from the sea, from a totally different than the one visible from the top of the cliffs.

It was exactly what we had hoped for. Beautiful scenery and a good guide. They even let us go on an earlier cruise since we got there early.

Really brilliant views of the cliffs from the water been on the walk just not the same good value for money

Bookin was easy, the lads at the office were a great laugh and the trip was enjoyable .

The only way to see and appreciate the cliffs of Moher.