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This saved us so much time, we were able to travel from Dingle to Galway with plenty of time left... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Angela V
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
Great time saver

We took the ferry on our way from Dingle to the Cliffs of Moher. It was reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
BigAlks
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Saskatchewan
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From early morning as the mist descends the Shannon Estuary to the Wild Atlantic Sea, to the setting of the sun in the late of the evening, ShannonFerry will take you and your vehicle on this memorable 20 minute journey across the estuary linking...more
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N67, Killimer V15 FK09, Ireland
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All reviews shannon river short cut car ferry dingle peninsula efficient service nice ride wild atlantic way scenic route county clare ferry service always on time both sides top deck ferry runs every half hour crossing kerry
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This saved us so much time, we were able to travel from Dingle to Galway with plenty of time left to explore the Cliffs of Moher and Doolin. They were on time, and extremely organized. It was nice to be chauffeured for a bit while...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Angela V
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for the great review and we are delighted you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way and a little stretch of the legs.

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry on our way from Dingle to the Cliffs of Moher. It was reasonably priced, efficient loaded/unloaded, and saved a great deal of driving time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way,

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We used the Tarbert-Killimer Car Ferry to save time and it was worth every penny. We arrived early and were only the third car in line. First on the ferry means first off the ferry so despite reading that it would take an hour on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for the excellent review but we better improve our coffee!! Apologies it was not up to standard but we are otherwise glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way which is always just twenty minute trip.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Shannon Ferry that runs daily between Killimer and Tarbert is a convenient way to cut down on driving time in Western Ireland. We bought our ticket ahead of time online and arrived about ten minutes before the ferry was scheduled to depart. The loading...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed 26 September 2018

We traveled with a group on a HUGE bus. The ride across is breathtaking. A few of us ventured up on the top deck and braved the cold cold air but it was so worth it. they have a small cafe that served hot cocolate...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tonja C
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for the great review and we look forward to having onboard again with us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Ideal way to cross the Shannon on the Atlantic side. It saves you a lot of time and fuel. We were on our way from Tralee to the cliffs of Moher. Pleasant way to have a break.

Date of experience: August 2018
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EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip wit us on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Don't order the coffee, don't drink the coffee, don't drink anything they say resembles coffee. Otherwise, the ferry ride is a nice break from driving and if you time it right you might actually make up some time on your long drive around the west...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jig1600
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for the review and we are so sorry the coffee did not come up to standard. We will review this.

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Used the ferry service for the first time in Tuesday and back on Thursday very efficient and friendly

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian B
EugeneMaherCEO, Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for the excellent review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us on the Wild Atlantic Way. We look forward to having you travel with us again.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Short cut from Clare to Kerry , cuts out the crossing the Shannon in Limerick city , saves a lot of time.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank R G
EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the review and we do hope you enjoyed thr trip with us.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We used this ferry to get across the river shannon, well sign posted and quite quick to cross. Staff were very efficent

Date of experience: July 2018
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EugeneMaherCEO, General Manager at ShannonFerry, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip with us.

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BobB59
2 September 2018|
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Response from ForeverCountry | Reviewed this property |
Ideally book a day or two before. The maximum you’ll be waiting for another ferry is 30 minutes.
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slickrick085
16 May 2018|
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Response from jer b | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can, but if you book the ferry on line,, they will give you a 10% discount. Worth doing it this way if you can plan in advance.
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PVClan
23 April 2018|
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Response from EugeneMaherCEO | Property representative |
The previous answer has the time between locations and the ferry about right. To answer your question on whether you should spend a night near the cliffs depends on how much travel you want to do in one day. It takes about... More
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