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Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin

  • Best possible views of the Cliffs of Moher from a boat
  • Audio commentary explains the geology and history of the rock formations
  • Dramatic photo ops of the cliffs and the nesting seabird colonies
Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin
From US$17.25
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Mid-Day Cliff of Moher CruiseMost Popular
1 hour cruise departs from Doolin pier at 12:00pm.Returns to Doolin pier at 1.00pm
From US$17.25
3:00pm Cliffs of Moher Cruise
1 hour cruise departs from Doolin pier at 3.00pm. Returns to Doolin pier at 4.00pm
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5:15pm Cliffs of Moher Cruise
1 hour cruise departs from Doolin pier at 5.15pm. Returns to Doolin pier at 6.15pm
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A boat tour along the famous Cliffs of Moher allows visitors cliffside views that are much more dramatic than from the land. Set sail along the Atlantic coast from Doolin, keeping an eye out for the resident puffins and snapping epic photo ops of the cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Book your cruise ahead of time to avoid disappointment over sold-out sailings.
What to Expect
Make your way to Doolin's pier about 30 minutes prior to departure and board the boat for the 20-minute journey to the Cliffs of Moher. As you sail, listen to recorded audio commentary on the history and geology of the cliffs, created over years of relentless pounding by the waves of the wild Atlantic Ocean.
As the boat approaches the UNESCO-listed cliffs, get your camera ready for views of the 800-foot (200-meter) rock shelves. An Bhreannan Mor, the largest sea stack, is best appreciated from a boat. Look out for puffins and thousands of other sea birds that nest on the rocky shelves.
After about 20 minutes of cruising past the cliffs' seascape, return to Doolin pier.
Reviews (82)
1 - 5 of 71 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Really enjoyable way to see the cliffs

Loved the boat trip from Doolin. A lovely sunny evening. Enough waves to make theist trip exciting! Novel way to see the cliffs.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Aineo123
Reviewed 3 days ago
Spectacular views of the cliffs from the sea

We greatly enjoyed this one-hour boat trip to see the cliffs from the sea, and it is very professionally run, with good attention paid to less mobile passengers and safety generally. Spectacular views of cliffs and huge stack, lots of good photos.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank DRumney
Reviewed 5 days ago
A little piece of heaven!

Taking in the cliffs of Moher from the Atlantic is awesome. The boat cruise takes around an hour. Once you reach the cliffs the view is breathtaking and arguably the only way to appreciate the cliffs in all their glory. Prices of the cruise vary...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Londoncailinsan
Reviewed 1 week ago
More commentary please

There are two competing companies running these similar tours round trip from Doolin to The Cliffs of Moher (The Cliffs of Insanity from The Princess Bride). I chose this over The Doolin Ferry Co. with Bill O'Brien because I repeatedly read that Doolin2Aran Ferries had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank DrTaras
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Martin & Eileen Queally

Took the trip to cliffs.what an awesome trip ,never seen the cliffs from the sea before ,thanks to the doolin ferrys (2)aran crew for a fabulous trip,really enjoyed it would Thoroughly recommend it.

1  Thank buckiie
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1 September 2018|
Response from QGJohn | Reviewed this property |
Head east out of Galway and take N67. This road will take you south, then west (around the eastern end of Galway Bay). Follow the signs to Doolin and the pier.
23 August 2018|
Response from lisdoonlass | Reviewed this property |
We took my five year nephew who has special needs and a special wheelchair/pram the staff were amazing. We mentioned it well before boarding just so they knew.