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Doolin Ferry - Aran Islands

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No 1 Doolin Pier, Doolin, Clare,
Mr Liam O'Brien
T: +353(0)657075555

Legendary trips to The Aran Islands with Bill O'Brien's Doolin Ferry Company established 1970. Daily sailings from March to November. Ferries depart from Doolin Pier in Co. Clare. Welcome aboard!

Bill O'Brien offer trips to the beautiful Aran Islands. The Aran Islands offer something special for all. For the adventurous explore medieval ruins such as the amazing Ring Fort Dun Aengus on Inishmore, or O’Brien’s castle on Inisheer. Families can enjoy a relaxing day out on the unspoiled beaches of Inisheer. Nature lovers can enjoy the tranquil beauty of Inishmaan. Bicycle hire, Mini-bus, and Pony and Trap tours are available on each island.

Walk, hike, hire a bike, swim. Take a local guided pony and carriage for real insight to island life. There are plenty of pubs, cafes, shop, restaurants out for the dolphin.

For best prices book online for that trip of a life time or simply a great day out.

From the shore in Doolin in 1970 Bill O'Brien created the Doolin Ferry Co. and at the same time one of the most iconic coastal journeys on the Wild Atlantic.

Today Bill, along with his son Liam, and crew from local seafaring families offer first class service, multiple daily departures (March - November) to all three Aran Islands of Inis Oirr, Inis Meain and Inis Mor, also hourly cruises along the iconic Cliffs of Moher.

Always leading the way Bill introduced a new super fast ferry to Irish waters in 2017. The Doolin Express features unique anti-sea sickness technology.