The Aran Islands, three small islands (Inisheer, Inishmaan, and Inishmore) located off the coast of the Burren, are ideal destinations for a day trip from Doonbeg. Inisheer boasts an abundance of nesting birds, Inishmaan is a botanist’s dream, home to over 300 flowering plants, and Inishmore is highly regarded for its ancient stone forts and churches.
Ferry service is available from Doolin Pier. The crossing takes less than 30 minutes to the nearest island, Inisheer, and there are several sailings daily from April to September. The crossing to Inishmore takes approximately one hour.
Journey time from The Lodge at Doonbeg to Doolin Pier, approximately 1 hour