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Aran Island Tour – Day Trip to Inisheer From Galway

Unforgettable Day Trip from Galway: Ferry, Bike, Tea and Scones Included

Quick Details

Adult + booking fee | Ages 12+
Child + booking fee | Ages 5-11
Private Tour + booking fee


  • Meet your guide in Galway City at 8AM
  • Drive through the Burren to Doolin Pier
  • Take a 20-minute boat journey to Inisheer, where you might see dolphins.
  • Tour Inisheer by bike, with your expert guide showing you sunken graveyards, shipwrecks, and castles.
  • Enjoy tea and scones with Una or John at a local cafe.
  • Spend free time on the Island (visit the pub, the playground, or the beach).
  • Meet your guide again at the pier to return to Doolin at approx. 2.15 pm.
  • Explore Doolin & grab some lunch in a local pub
  • Arrive back to Galway at approx. 5pm

Tour Description

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Aran Islands on this unforgettable day trip to Inisheer. Your ferry, bike rental, and a local islander’s tea/coffee and scones are all included, so all you have to do is sit back and relax as you take in the stunning views on the 20-minute boat ride to Inisheer. As you step onto the island, you’ll be transported to a world of rolling stone walls, traditional Irish culture, and the freshest air the Atlantic Ocean has to offer.

Your expert guide will show you around the island by bike, taking you to hidden gems like sunken graveyards, shipwrecks, and castles. For those who do not wish to cycle, there is also an alternative tractor-drawn trailer tour available. After your tour, you’ll have the unique opportunity to enjoy a private tea/coffee and scones experience with a local islander. Our expert guide will bring you to a local cafe where you’ll be able to sit down and enjoy delicious tea and scones at a reserved table.

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the magic of the Aran Islands. Book your trip today and let us take care of all the details so you can focus on enjoying this beautiful island paradise.

Bike Tour!!!

The trip with Robert was absolutely wonderful! We had such a great day with him. We could not have asked for a better tour guide or place to visit!

– Allison E - TripAdvisor 2023
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The Best way to see the Aran Islands

This tour was so lovely! The bikes made it easy & quick to get past the front of the island and explore more of the harder-to-reach beauty. This way, we got to coast through green fields criss-crossed with stone fences.

– Laura - AirBnB Experiences 2023
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Book with Ollie!

Book with Ollie! We had a simply magical experience on this tour and Ollie and his team were just the sweetest. We walked away feeling like we had made new friends and some truly special memories 💚

– Alana - AirBnB Experiences 2023
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Super responsive!

Our tour with Tommy was wonderful, he was an excellent story teller and had a lot of knowledge and information on the area. He also offered additional stories depending on where you were visiting after the island tour which we found fantastic. Ollie was also super responsive regarding an allergy which made everything feel well planned and taken care of. The island itself was beautiful with lots of interesting history and the scone was delicious! We really liked this experience, thank you!

– Melody, AirBnB Experiences 2023
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Wonderful Experience on the Aran Islands

This was a wonderful trip. We, my wife and kids (13, 11) loved biking around Inisheer taking in the sights. The views are amazing!! And the people there are lovely. We would definitely do this trip again.

– Ross Britton- Google review 2023
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Highlight of our trip!

One of the best things we’ve done in Ireland! Phil was an incredible guide, so friendly with amazing stories. The location is magical and the whole experience was 10/10!

– Kelly - AirBnB Experiences 2023