We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Doolin Pier

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great fun

My wife and I wanted to take o e of the ferry cruises, but it was too windy and rough. Nonetheless... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frank R
via mobile
Doolin Pier

You have to go to the pier to take the ferry! Great photo ops.....and even more fun when the boats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim6292
,
Lions Bay, Canada
Read all 58 reviews
56
All photos (56)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rocky beach”(3 reviews)
“nice walk”(2 reviews)
“aran islands”(9 reviews)
About
Doolin pier provides safe travel options for ferry trips to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher. The old pier is now available for leisure activities.
Open Now
Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Hotel Doolin Doonagore, Doolin, Ireland
+353 86 881 9052
Call
Reviews (58)
Filter reviews
46 results
Traveller rating
25
13
5
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
25
13
5
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rocky beach nice walk aran islands rocks waves sea crashing ferries moher boat weather
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 46 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Pier is one of my favorite places to visit. The Cliffs of Moher are beginning on one side and on the other side, you can see the Aran Islands. It is quite magical and so very wild to see the raging sea crash against...More

Thank Erica J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted to take o e of the ferry cruises, but it was too windy and rough. Nonetheless, we saw Dusty the resident dolphin performing up close. Beautiful ocean views, and a great hike along the coast from the pier. A terrific...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to go to the pier to take the ferry! Great photo ops.....and even more fun when the boats are cancelled, the wind is crazy and no one else is there!

Thank Kim6292
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove to get here to find it very disappointing. Theres actually nothing there. Actually don't know what all the fuss is about?

Thank Jacintaos
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I LOVE Doolin Pier. I've been to Ireland 3 times in the past 2 1/2 years. Out of all of those trips my only repeat stop has been Doolin. The second I arrive in Doolin I head to the pier to sit and watch the...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We enjoyed a picnic on a grassy area, near to Doolin Pier, on a beautiful summer's day. It's a very rocky beach and the (paid) car park and pier itself is very busy with all the boat trips coming and going from the Aran Islands....More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Loved the walk here from our hotel. Busy at times but once the tourist buses had gone and befor they arrived it was great.

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We walked to the pier to catch the ferry. From the best stop of 350 it is about a 25 minute walk with very limited sidewalks for most of it, so be careful. While waiting we enjoyed seeing a dolphin swimming right there! I was...More

Thank stargazerlilly2014
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A sunny day to get the ferry and walk around the area. Parking is difficult when busy. A beautiful place to chill. Camping site there as well.

Thank 30Paul27
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely pier for a stroll before or after dinner. Amazing rock pools for those interested! You might see a dolphin too.

Thank Sarah K
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Doolin House
96 reviews
.32 km away
Hotel Doolin
686 reviews
.38 km away
Aran View Country House
375 reviews
1.52 km away
Ballinalacken Castle Country House
614 reviews
4.27 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 24 nearby restaurants
Cullinan's Seafood Restaurant
318 reviews
.63 km away
The Ivy Cottage
568 reviews
.74 km away
Doolin Cafe
447 reviews
.55 km away
McGann's Pub & Restaurant
1 430 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 21 nearby attractions
Clare Coastal Walk Project
203 reviews
.63 km away
Doolin Cave
1 012 reviews
.63 km away
Doolin Garden and Nursery
48 reviews
1.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Doolin Pier staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines