Cliffs of Moher Tour from Dublin (Early start with Boat Cruise option)

Cliffs of Moher Tour from Dublin (Early start with Boat Cruise option)

From April 1st, enjoy this Cliffs of Moher tour from Dublin featuring an exciting Boat Cruise option.
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With summer weather within reach, our Cliffs of Moher & Boat Cruise tour is a popular choice.

In the morning look forward to experiencing Cliffs of Moher from 700ft above the broad Atlantic Ocean with Skip the line access to Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre.

In early- afternoon, the tour will regroup and your driver will take you over to the nearby village of Doolin. The boats have just returned from the busy lunchtime slots and are ready to take you on an exciting, relaxing cruise (optional) out into the bay to see Cliffs of Moher from below.

The tour will reassemble dockside at Doolin Pier at approximately 15:00 (early tour) and 17:00 (later tour) for the return journey to Dublin. The tour will also collect from Cliffs of Moher at approximately 15:15 (early tour) and 17:15 (later tour). Your driver will take an efficient yet scenic route back to the capital in good time for refreshments and dinner arrangements.

The tour drops right downtown by 18:30 (early tour) and 20:30 (later tour) approx - leaving ample time this evening to freshen up and enjoy all of the wonderful restaurant and pub options the Temple Bar and Grafton Street districts have to offer.

With a free cancellation option up to 24 hours before departure you can pre- book with confidence. Lock in your seats (any date for Spring / Summer 2024) at the early bird rate today.


Alternative Routes;

A) The (Classic) Cliffs of Moher & Wild Atlantic Way route - the original in the market and still the most popular since 1998. Departs 365 days.

B) The Cliffs of Moher & Galway City tour - an exciting mix of town and country for Spring and Summer Click here to see the details

C) (VIP small group) Cliffs of Moher & Bunratty Castle tour - the only small group route on the market operated by our 5 Star Sister firm, Elegant Irish Tours - collects from Dublin's leading hotels @ EUR 129.00 per seat. Click here to see the details

D) Cliffs of Moher & Aran Island tour - this route combines a visit to Inis Oirr with a boat cruise in front of the Cliffs. Click here to see the details

Why choose this tour?

- an early start to get ahead of the crowds

- skip the line acess to Cliffs of Moher

- lunch at leisure in the tiny village of Liscannor

- optional afternoon boat cruise from Doolin pier

- relatively early return to downtown Dublin

Pick-up Points

  • 06:00 am - 33 College Green - (Ulster Bank)


  • Depart Central Dublin

    Join the downtown departure point (see booking calendar for details). The collection location could not be more convenient for this early morning departure.

    This route is packing a little more into the day than most Cliffs of Moher tour itineraries, so we're on the road bright and early to get a head start on the day.

    Recline into the comfortable seats of your touring coach and watch the world go by, Irish style.
  • Cliffs of Moher from above (entrance included)

    All going smoothly, we expect to reach Cliffs of Moher by 11:15 (early tour) or 13:15 (later tour)

    Enjoy ample time at leisure at this massively popular natural attraction.

    Perhaps go for a stroll or short hike along the coastal paths or simply relax close to the main visitor centre with viewing platforms and telescopes offering incredible views from different vantage points.

    There is an abundance of local wildlife to look out for from the colonies of puffins nesting on the cliff face to pods of dolphins and whales breaching far below.

    At 700ft above the surface of the ocean, the cliffs are two thirds the height of Manhattan's Empire State.

    Clear days give amazing views of the cliffs to the south, Aran Islands to the west and Galway Bay and mountain ranges of Connemara to the north. See those tiny objects on the water below? Those are the yachts upon which you'll have the chance to sail after lunch!

    EUR 10.00 entrance fee is included to Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre in the price of this tour

    Your driver will collect the group again at 15:15 or 17:15.
  • Doolin Village

    Look forward to spending some time at leisure in Doolin Village with its charmings shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. We'll drop you off at either 11:35 or 13:35 and collect you again at 15:00 or 17:00 for the ride back to Dublin.
  • Cliffs of Moher Boat Cruise (optional)

    The tour will arrive into the village of Doolin at approximately 11:35 (early tour) or 13:35 (later tour).

    We'll introduce you to the skippers of the best local operators and your cruise will push back from the pier as soon as all passengers are aboard.

    The boat cruise gives you a completely different perspective of the Cliffs of Moher but is also an exciting experience itself. Hear the motors hum, the seagulls cry and the mighty Atlantic roar against the monumental edge of western Europe.

    Just across Galway Bay are the Aran Islands of Inis Mór (big island), Inis Meain (medium island) and Inis Oirr (small island) - can you tell which is which!?

    We were lucky to experience the pilot of a Dublin to JFK flight roll his Airbus to show off the cliffs on a clear day at 30,000 feet - quite a sight to behold. Equally, looking up and seeing the myriad trails of transatlantic flights against the blue summer sky is incredible - nature at this scale is amazing.

    NB: we have left the Boat Cruise optional so that all passengers can make up their mind whether or not to take part on the day- taking weather and how you are feeling into account. Due to our strong relationships with local operators, there will be space for anyone who wishes to participate and you can pay dockside on the day. Prices from children to students, seniors and adults range from EUR 15.00 - EUR 28.00
  • Return to Dublin

    The boats will arrive back at Doolin Pier by 15:00 (early tour) or 17:00 (later tour) and the tour will reassemble for the return journey. Your driver will take you back to Dublin as swiftly as possible by freeway through rolling Irish countryside.

    Enjoy the free wifi and USB ports as you relax and share impressions of your day with friends and family.

    You'll be back downtown by 18:30 (or 20:30 later tour) approx. in good time to enjoy the full range of pub and restaurants around Grafton Street, Temple Bar and beyond.

    We hope you have enjoyed your visit to the west coast including Cliffs of Moher and optional Boat Cruise.

    Thank you for booking direct on this website and remember you enjoy a free cancellation option up to 24 hours prior to departure - pre book with confidence.

Additional Info

EnglishThis tour is exclusively in English.
13h (approx.)
Times are approximate and depend on various conditions such as traffic, weather conditions or other circumstances outside our control.
You will receive your ticket (featuring your booking number) via email immediately at time of booking. There is no need to print the ticket. If you wish, you can simply show it on your phone or tablet.
When to Book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities. You can book up to 60 minutes before departure if there are still places available.

Free Cancellation

With a free cancellation option up to 24 hours before departure you can book with confidence. Lock in your seats (any date for Spring / Summer 2024) at the early bird rate today.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the tour's start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour's start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the tour's start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the local time in Ireland.
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