The unique Island of Inishbofin is located only 10 kilometers off the north Connemara coast, and is only a 30 minute crossing from the idyllic fishing village of Cleggan, just a few minutes drive from Clifden. The Ferry Service is aboard the fast, comfortable Ferry “The Island Discovery”.
Located only ninety minutes west of Galway city, Cleggan is the point of departure for the Ferry service to the Island. The Island itself, is a haven of beauty, boasting magnificent scenery from cliff top walks, to the sea on all sides, to white sandy beaches and an abundance of rare flora and fauna.
No problems EVER using Inishbofin Ferry, they accommodate all! Free travel for over 66's (Irish), refund supplied when I found I qualified. Endlessly helpful and seamless travel.
We booked our tickets over the phone and collected them of the lovely smiling Hazel at the ticket office in Clegen where the boat departs. She was able to recommend... read more
The staff were pleasant, they worked fast and the views from the ferry were lovely. It takes 30-40 minutes to Inishbofin depending on the weather. If the sea is rough... read more