Aran Islands
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  • Rossaveel, Galway: Ferry Transfer to Inis Mór (Aran Islands)

    1. Rossaveel, Galway: Ferry Transfer to Inis Mór (Aran Islands)

    Prepare for a warm Irish welcome as you board the luxury vessel, which includes a full bar and refreshment service. The ferry departs daily at 10:30 AM from the sheltered fishing harbor of Rossaveel in Connemara, Galway. Sail for about 40 minutes to Inis Mór (Inishmore), located just off the coast of County Galway in the heart of Galway Bay. The largest of the Aran Islands, Inis Mór offers visitors a glimpse into a way of life that has long since disappeared from most of the world. Upon arrival at the island choose from a variety of activities. Rent a bike or hop on a bus tour with a local guide. Explore ecclesiastical ruins and prehistoric stone forts such as the world-renowned Dún Aonghasa. Enjoy live music, taste seasonal local foods, or visit the Aran Island Sweater Market. Hop back on the ferry at 5:00 PM at Kilronan Pier on Inis Mór for your journey back to Rossaveel Harbor in Co...

    Fantastic service very friendly and helpful boat very comfortable verymuch keep to time

  • From Doolin: Inis Oirr (Inisheer) Ferry and Aran Islands

    2. From Doolin: Inis Oirr (Inisheer) Ferry and Aran Islands

    Visit Inis Oírr, one of the 3 Aran Islands. Board a clean and modern ferry and depart from the Doolin Pier. Enjoy a scenic ferry ride to the island including striking and dramatic views.  Take in breathtaking views of the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. Discover medieval ruins. Watch the seal colonies sunbathing on the beach. See a shipwreck that was featured in the beloved Irish TV comedy Father Ted. Although it’s the smallest of the Aran Islands you’ll find plenty to do and see in Inis Oírr. Enjoy a walk through the lush landscape and take in the natural life of the island. The flora of this island contains rare alpine species which are under conservation. Look out from the Clare coastline and admire the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher from a unique perspective. Explore the island’s rocky landscapes and fields surrounded by stone walls. If you'd like a snack or a drink during your tim...

  • 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.

  • Galway: Day Trip Ferry to Inis Oírr (Aran Islands)

    4. Galway: Day Trip Ferry to Inis Oírr (Aran Islands)

    Discover a unique culture, landscape and way of life on this island day trip from Galway. Sail back in time and immerse yourself in a small fishing village atmosphere. Prepare for a warm Irish welcome as you board the morning ferry from the harbor at Rossaveel. Enjoy full bar and refreshment service on this luxury vessel as you voyage out into the Atlantic. Jump off the boat when you dock and find yourself in a walker’s paradise of breath-taking scenery. Hire a bike or hop on a tour and admire spectacular flora unique to the island and area. Enjoy white sandy beaches, and visit O'Brien's Castle or the site of the Plassey Shipwreck. Relax in one of the island's bars, restaurants or tea rooms, perhaps enjoying some traditional live music. Enjoy the special atmosphere of this little island before picking up your ferry back to Rossaveel at 4:30 PM.

  • From Doolin: Inis Mor Ferry and Aran Islands

    5. 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.

  • Connemara/Galway: Inis Meáin Return Ferry Transfer

    6. Connemara/Galway: Inis Meáin Return Ferry Transfer

    Prepare for a warm Irish welcome as you board the luxury vessels. Depart at 10:30 AM from the sheltered fishing harbor of Rossaveel in Connemara, Galway, and enjoy a full bar and refreshment service onboard. Explore Inis Meáin, the quietest and most traditional of the three islands, and learn about the island's famous traditional dresses and literary associations. Admire the maze of winding roads of wildflowers blooming and wander through the rocky hillside of the south. Make a stop at the sandy beach on the north shore and soak up its calm atmosphere.  Discover the island on a self-guided tour or hop on a mini-bus tour with a local guide to explore the karst landscape. Walk in the footsteps of John Millington Synge, the dedicated author behind  ‘Riders to the Sea’ and ‘The Playboy of the Western World’, based on Synge’s many travels to the isolated Aran Islands. Visit the Dun Fearbhai...

  • From Doolin: Inis Meáin Island & Cliffs of Moher Ferry

    7. From Doolin: Inis Meáin Island & Cliffs of Moher Ferry

    Explore Inis Meáin, the middle island of the 3 Aran Islands. Board a clean and modern ferry at the Doolin Pier. Enjoy an open-ended trip to scenic Inis Meáin and return to Doolin when you choose. In addition to a roundtrip ticket to Inis Meáin, this combination tour also includes a ticket for the Cliffs of Moher Cruise. Take a stroll through the island’s maze of winding roads. Witness the variety of landscapes within Inis Meáin: the rocky hillsides, the beaches, and the gorgeous wildflowers blooming throughout. Choose the length of your stay at Inis Meáin. Use your return trip ticket on the same day, or overnight on the island and come back later. After returning to Doolin, you can stay onboard and take the Cliffs of Moher Cruise. If you don’t want to take the cruise right away, you can receive a voucher and take the cruise at another time. On your Cliffs of Moher cruise, sail below t...

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What people are saying about Aran Islands

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 121 reviews

Excellent service, costly ..plus the office couldn’t find our booking. The ferry took 45 minutes. When we got to the island there were lots of taxis and buses to take people wherever they wanted to go.

Beautiful views, very helpfull and friendly staff. Oirr Island very clean and absolutely amazing views. Trip to Cliffs of Moher very nice and interesting.

2 ferries depart perfectly on time for both the outward and return journeys. On only one of the two there is the possibility to sit outside.

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

Fantastic service very friendly and helpful boat very comfortable verymuch keep to time