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Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

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Flower Mound, Texas
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Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Is it possible to see all of this in a day and a half? Are the ferry tickets to the Aran Islands available the day of travel? Thank you!

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1. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

You need at least a full day for Inishmore. You can see the Cliffs in an hour or so. You could make a quick drive through parts of the Burren in a couple of hours, but you won't see much that way.

We were in this area a couple years ago and spent 4.5 days, so I'd recommend a lot more than 1.5 days.

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2. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

If you have a car you can, otherwise no not really, bus times for the Cliffs are limited and as said above Aran is a full day.

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3. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Depends what you want from the Arans and which Island..we take visitors to Inis Oirr from Doolin and the combi cruise under the Cliffs the Cliffs themselves are only an hour's visit if you have to see them from above..

www.buseireann.ie/pdf/1284376006-423.pdf

http://www.obrienline.com/timetable.html

If you are aiming for Inis Mor which is what most people do then a day trip from Galway is the way to go, I personally wouldn't recommend InisMor from Doolin

All that said it depends on your whole itinerary where to fit the visit to Moher.

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4. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Thank you!!!

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5. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Tony, why would you not recommend Inis Mor from Doolin? We were planning on doing that trip with O'Brien and hitting the cliffs on the return. Now you have me wondering if we should change it up, but the other days in Galway we already have booked...

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6. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Its a long way on a small boat. If the weather is right then fair enough but it can get a bit choppy.

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7. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Ah, I see. Thanks! I typically have no issues on the water, but not so sure about my travelling partner. If the weather is not favorable, do you feel there will be enough to do on Inis Oirr to make it worthwhile?

Sorry to derail the thread!

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8. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

It is a valid consideration for the thread...Christina would not be a happy bunny spending 90 minutes on even a slight swell. 40 minutes from Rossaveal in a larger boat is more comfortable. 25/30 minutes to Inis Oirr from Doolin is a good bit easier.

A good blog for Inis Oirr travelhag.com/2013/…

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9. Re: Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

I envy all you good boat travellers because even the 30 minutes to Inis Oirr is too much for me:-)

We have to drive up to Inverin and fly over!!

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