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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...more
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Fisser St | No. 1 Doolin Pier, Doolin V95 DR74, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice experience to try. I’ve been on board after the walk on the cliffs and had a different point of view on the cliffs of moher.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank inka699
Reviewed 10 November 2018

A unique opportunity to see the Cliffs of Moher from below. When we reached the cliffs, the crew let us venture out onto the bow for an unobstructed view. When the sea became too rough, they saved the day by quickly herding us back inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RKRhodes
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We arrive to the harbor on a whim after spending the previous night in doolin, I was greeted by ‘Sully’ who took it upon himself to plan my family’s trip for the day.. He had great recommendations on what to do on the island and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Go17034098178
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Ride was smooth. Ferry accommodated our group and global tourists as well. Ferry provided clean rest rooms, beverage and snacks for purchase. This company took us very close and right up to the Cliffs of Mohr, which was fantastic. Others boats do not do that,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Bill O'Brien, his boats, and his crew are top-rate! I wouldn't use any other ferry company for the Cliffs of Moher or to go the Aran Islands. Their boats seem new, tidy, fast, and super safe, and the crew was lovely. Bill was very warm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Misha B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent! We had great service, a fast ride, clean boat, nice crew and perfect weather! On time, comfortable and efficient, what more can you ask for ? Just go!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kerry I
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The only way to see the cliffs - from below! Striking and dramatic views from the boat. The ride is only 1 hour long with about 20 minutes positioned in front of the cliffs. One caution - the sea can get rough and there were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

The trip to Inisheer was a last-minute decision and we're so glad we made it. I use a wheelchair and the crew carefully and cheerfully helped me onto and off the ramp. Many thanks. When we arrived on the island we were met by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank imaneyman
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We took O'Brien's Doolin Ferry Co. excursion to Inis Mor for an over-night trip and booked the ferry the day before departing, carefully watching the weather reports for the day of our trip. Although the weather was clear, the wind made the sea quite rough...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CultureVulture
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Bill and his son Liam were very helpful and pleasant to deal with. We took the 10 AM ferry to the first island. The boat was fast and made it to the island before the other boat even though they left first! Upon arrival we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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29 January 2019|
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Response from nollosull | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of space for parking .
Michael H
17 June 2018|
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Response from Doolinferryco | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your questions and apologies for the delay. It is indeed best to reserve ahead to secure your spaces on the ferry. The 10:00 am sailing in particular does indeed book up at this time of year in... More
5 June 2018|
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Response from Robbie W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Niek, yes you can take your bike for free on all boats.