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What is there to do on Clare Island?

By: Neelam BansalUpdated: March 13, 2021

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Things to do on Clare Island
  • Bird watching. The spectacular cliffs to the north of the island are home to large numbers of nesting sea birds – paradise for the keen ornithologist!
  • Community activities.
  • Crafts.
  • Equestrian Lessons.
  • Heritage sites.
  • Orienteering.
  • Raft Building.
  • Kayaking.

In respect to this, how do you get to Clare Island?

To get to Clare Island you must take a ferry. In summer, there are a number of ferry sailings from Roonagh Pier to Clare Island. The boat crossing takes about 25 minutes.

Beside above, can you bring your car to Clare Island?

The Clare Island Ferry is a passenger ferry only and it is not possible to bring your car ! Car parking at Roonagh is free.

How much is the ferry to Clare Island?

Clare Island Fares
Type Conditions Cost
Adult Over 18 €17.00 Return
Kids & Student Aged 13 – 18 plus student id holder €12.00 Return
Child Age 5 – 12 Years €8.00 Return
Child Aged less than 5 Free

What size is Clare Island?

4,053 acres

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Where do you get the ferry to Clare Island?

The cruise from Roonagh Quay (west of Louisburgh) to Clare Island takes just 10 minutes on board our Clare Island fast ferry.

Is there a bridge to Achill Island?

The Michael Davitt Bridge (Irish: Droichead Mhícheál Mhic Dháibhéid) is a swing bridge in County Mayo, Ireland that crosses from Achill Island to the Mainland.

How do I get from Westport to Clare Island?

From Westport
Take the coast road to Louisburgh (10 miles), drive straight through Louisburgh and about a quarter of a mile after the village, take a right turn to Roonagh (the road is clearly signposted for Roonagh Pier and Clare Island.) It is a further 4 miles to the pier.

How far is Clare Island from Westport?

From Westport
Take the coast road to Louisburgh (10 miles), drive straight through Louisburgh and about a quarter of a mile after the village, take a right turn to Roonagh (the road is clearly signposted for Roonagh Pier and Clare Island.) It is a further 4 miles to the pier.