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Dublin Liffey River Cruise

Dublin Liffey River Cruise - Dublin, Ireland
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Duration: 45 minutes
Location: Dublin, Ireland

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$16.79

Drift down the River Liffey on a leisurely 45-minute cruise from the heart of Dublin. With a local guide providing professional commentary, each cruise can accommodate up to 48 passengers on any sailing, offering maximum comfort and safety ... More info ›

Drift down the River Liffey on a leisurely 45-minute cruise from the heart of Dublin. With a local guide providing professional commentary, each cruise can accommodate up to 48 passengers on any sailing, offering maximum comfort and safety. The boat is wheel chair accessible and suitable for young and old alike.

Discover all aspects of the history of the River Liffey and of Dublin city itself, from the first arrival of the Vikings 1000 years ago, to the rapid development of the city during the 18th and 19th Centuries to become a major European capital, and of the subsequent decline and more recent redevelopment of Dublin's Docklands.

You will learn the story behind the iconic Ha'penny bridge as well as Gandon's masterpiece, the majestic Custom House. You will follow the story of Dublin's Royal and Grand Canals and see where Oliver Cromwell landed in 1649. You'll also hear how Captain William Bligh surveyed Dublin Bay in 1800. Learn of how much of present day Dublin now sits on reclaimed land, including Trinity College and the Spire in O'Connell Street.

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Full-day Private Connemara and Inishturk Island Wildlife-Watching cruise

Full-day Private Connemara and Inishturk Island Wildlife-Watching cruise  - Galway, Ireland

Duration: 1 day
Location: Galway, Ireland

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$1315.74

Come sailing on the Atlantic Ocean on this private sea boat cruise in the the western seas off the Connemara coast, in search of sightings of the wonderful marine wildlife of the area, which can includes whales, dolphins, porpoises, several seal colonies and the occasional family of sea otters. Perhaps even a glimpse of the mighty basking shark and the 500lb sunfish! Why not try a bit of fishing en-route as you travel to the small, beautiful and scenic island of Inishturk, which rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north ... More info ›

Come sailing on the Atlantic Ocean on this private sea boat cruise in the the western seas off the Connemara coast, in search of sightings of the wonderful marine wildlife of the area, which can includes whales, dolphins, porpoises, several seal colonies and the occasional family of sea otters. Perhaps even a glimpse of the mighty basking shark and the 500lb sunfish! Why not try a bit of fishing en-route as you travel to the small, beautiful and scenic island of Inishturk, which rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north. Here stand the ruins of the old signal tower, 722 feet above sea level. Those who wish can join the knowledgeable local guide for a 3-hour walk to the cliffs to do some amazing island bird watching. The number of species here will fascinate and compliment any bird watching enthusiast's wish list!

Arrive in the village of Cleggan at 10:15am to meet your skipper and local guide for the day on Cleggan pier. You will then leave Cleggan Harbour, sailing west down Cleggan Bay and passing Cleggan Farm to your right owned by the Twinings (of the tea fame) family and Rossadillisk the home to 16 local fishermen who perished in the 1927 Cleggan Disaster.

Cruise and fish en route to the island of Inishturk; the west side of Inishturk is a bird watcher's dream (April to end of July) as on the water you will encounter flocks of Shearwaters, Petrels, Guillemots and Puffin. Visiting the Twin Sister’s Bay where there is a very large Puffin colony together with towering 500ft vertical cliffs. On the rock walls are also nesting Kittiwakes and Fulmars plus Razor Bills and Guillemots. Some additional sights to be seen include the vertical high cliffs and sea stacks, Castles on Clare and Inishbofin.

Land on Inishturk, for those who want join the skipper on a guided scenic walk to the cliffs and some bird watching. For those who don't wish to walk, enjoy exploring the island, beaches and enjoy a pub lunch close to the harbour.

At 6pm you will return to Cleggan pier where your tour will finish.

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Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin

Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin - Doolin, Ireland
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Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Doolin, Ireland

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$18.65

To see the magnificent Cliffs of Moher from sea level is an unforgettable experience. A truly memorable trip whilst you travel along the Wild Atlantic Way ... More info ›

To see the magnificent Cliffs of Moher from sea level is an unforgettable experience. A truly memorable trip whilst you travel along the Wild Atlantic Way. You cannot say you have truly experienced the Wild Atlantic Way until you have been on the actual Atlantic Ocean, departing Doolin on one of our many 1 hour cruises underneath the Cliffs of Moher. Not only do you get to see Ireland’s most iconic natural attraction, you also will get a unique perspective of the amazing seabird colonies and a chance to be on board the boat used for filming part of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince at the actual location used in the movie.

There is so much for the senses to digest: the sheer size of these gigantic rock formations, the salty spray of the waves, the unique views of the iconic Cliffs of Moher, and not to forget the vast array of wildlife and the opportunity to see the famous Atlantic Puffins!

This stunning cruise is an unmissable part of your Wild Atlantic Way itinerary. Our boats position you with the best views of the Cliffs of Moher – you cannot but marvel at their scale when you are literally craning to admire them from sea level.

Leaving from Doolin's new pier, the boat travels south for about 20 minutes to reach the area where the cliffs rise to approx. 800ft or over 200m, close to the large sea stack, An Bhreannan Mor.

Here, the boat will cruise for another 20 minutes to allow passengers to take in the amazing sights of the thousands of seabirds nesting on the rock shelves, see the tiny ant-like people who are peering down at them from the top of the cliffs at the visitors centre, and marvel at the beautiful rock formations, which are the result of the relentless pounding of the Atlantic waves. Audio commentary provides interesting facts about the geology, legends and wildlife found at the cliffs.

Another 20 minutes later, the boat returns to Doolin pier, leaving its passengers back on land laden down with amazing memories of an unforgettable experience.

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Round-trip boat transfer to Inis Oirr in the Aran Islands from Doolin

Round-trip boat transfer to Inis Oirr in the Aran Islands from Doolin - Doolin, Ireland
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Duration: Flexible
Location: Doolin, Ireland

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$24.87

Sail to the Aran Islands from Doolin for an unforgettable experience along Ireland's breath-taking west coast, the Wild Atlantic Way. This 30-minute boat trip goes to the nearest island, Inis Oirr ... More info ›

Sail to the Aran Islands from Doolin for an unforgettable experience along Ireland's breath-taking west coast, the Wild Atlantic Way. This 30-minute boat trip goes to the nearest island, Inis Oirr. Discover its starkly beautiful landscape and many rich heritage sites including a stone age fort, shipwreck, tiny ancient churches and a lighthouse. Take a guided tour, rent a bicycle or (literally) take a hike and go exploring. Chat with the friendly islanders and enjoy a fresh, seafood lunch and pint of Guinness in one of the three island pubs. Watch out for the resident dolphin in the harbor!

With several departure and return times, a visit to Inis Oirr can be tailored to suit your travel plans, ranging from a 2-hour to a 6-hour stay.

Day trips depart from Doolin for Inis Oirr, (the closest of the Aran Islands) 3 times every day, March to October, at 10am, 11am and 1pm.

From the moment you step aboard the gangway, you are treated to a feast of maritime activity,including dolphins following our wake! There is an air of anticipation as the ship sails ever closer to the island.

Inis Oírr is just 30 minutes away, and reassuringly visible from Doolin pier. The voyage to the island pier passes some of its famous landmarks en route – the iconic Plassy shipwreck, O’Brien’s Castle and the Dun Formna stoneage fort on the hill, the white sandy beach with its crystal turquoise waters and possibly the most beautifully located graveyard in Ireland.

Coming down the gangway is almost like stepping back in time, where it is easy to picture life in times gone by. On this island, you can (for example) you can isit an authentic cottage, where you can learn about the traditions, customs and clothing of the Aran Islands.
Take a guided tour on a pony and trap, and enjoy the sensation of being transported at a leisurely pace along tiny roads, surrounded by an impossible vista of stone walls stretching in every direction.
Rent a bicycle and explore the nooks and crannies in your own time.
Let the children play in the fantastic adventure playground built on the sand.
Feast on a lunch of the freshest seafood in one of the island's charming pubs.
Choose to return at 2pm or 4:45pm, arriving back to Doolin pier with a treasure trove of memories of an unforgettable day.

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Inis Oirr And Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Inis Oirr And Cliffs of Moher Cruise - Doolin, Ireland

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Doolin, Ireland

From USD
$37.31

This is one of our most popular day-trips, where you can visit Inis Oirr and also cruise under the Cliffs of Moher in the same day. There are many attractions on Inis Oirr – ancient castles, one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches, a modern playground and several pubs and cafes ... More info ›

This is one of our most popular day-trips, where you can visit Inis Oirr and also cruise under the Cliffs of Moher in the same day. There are many attractions on Inis Oirr – ancient castles, one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches, a modern playground and several pubs and cafes. Take a pony and trap, hire a bicycle or walk the uncrowded tiny roads.

The return cruise via the Cliffs of Moher is a spectacular journey below these world famous cliffs which tower over 700ft above the sea.

Inis Oirr (Eastern Island) is only a 30 minute ferry journey from Doolin. There are many attractions to be found here – ancient castles, a shipwreck, a lighthouse, one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches, a modern playground and several fine pubs and cafes. The 3 pubs all serve good, local food and traditional Irish music can be heard on a daily basis.

There are a number of ways to see the island while you are there. You can walk along the many quiet roads, rent a bicycle on the island, or take a guided tour in one of the pony & traps or tour buses.
The Cliffs of Moher are the crowning glory of the Clare coastline. Like a viewing platform for prehistoric giants who wish to peer over the edge of Europe, the cliffs provide an unrivaled view across the vast boiling wildness of the Atlantic Ocean, a world unchanged since the pre-Celtic masters of magic, the Tuatha Dé Danann ruled Ireland.

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Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Cliffs of Moher Cruise - Doolin, Ireland
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Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Doolin, Ireland

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$18.65

Sail away on a 1-hour boat cruise beneath the Cliffs of Moher, and breathe in the best of the Wild Atlantic Way as seen from just off the coast. Keep an eye out for puffins and guillemots that make their nests on the cliffs, and visit sea stacks and hidden sea caves the riddle the rugged coast ... More info ›

Sail away on a 1-hour boat cruise beneath the Cliffs of Moher, and breathe in the best of the Wild Atlantic Way as seen from just off the coast. Keep an eye out for puffins and guillemots that make their nests on the cliffs, and visit sea stacks and hidden sea caves the riddle the rugged coast. Tours are available from March through October, and you'll never forget seeing the Cliffs of Moher from this stunning, sea level vantage.

This boat tour departs from Doolin Pier at 12pm, 3pm, and 5:15pm, so you can choose the cruise that fits best with your schedule. Upon arrival at Doolin Pier, collect your boarding pass at at the ticket office and prepare to board the ferry. Before you've even left the dock, there's the chance of spotting local dolphins that splash in the harbor waters, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for marine life throughout the cruise.  

After 20 minutes of cruising along the wild Atlantic coast, the boat will arrive at "An Branaunmore" sea stack that juts vertically out of the water. From here you can make out the Cliffs of Moher rising 700 feet (212 meters) from the sea, and the Captain will offer some commentary of not only how these cliffs were formed, but the seabirds that make them their home. Crane your neck at the sheer cliff faces and watch waves as they batter the coast, and cruise past the hidden sea cave from the movie, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." 

After spending time on the deck snapping and photos and marveling at the awesome scenery, the cruise ends when your ferry returns to the docks at Doolin Pier.

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