The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s most spectacular views and directly adjactent to the the Aran Islands. The Aran Islands are accessible from Doolin by ferry and is a popular route with tourists especially with the boat meandering along the cliff face. As with the Aran Islands, The Cliffs of Moher are one of Irelands, top tourist attractions. Apart from the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, and the valleys and hills of Connemara in direct view.The cliffs rise 120 m (400 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 m (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s Tower, eight kilometers away.
The Cliffs of Moher were termed the “Cliffs of Insanity” in the 1987 movie, The Princess Bride. The “Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience” is built into a hillside approaching the Cliffs, blending naturally with the surrounding countryside. The €32M development features an informative array of interactive media, exploring topics such as the origin of the Cliffs in local and global geological contexts, the bird and fish life in the area, and many more. €6/adult, €4/student/disabled/seniors, free/children under 16. An IMAX-type multimedia show allows visitors to experience a bird’s eye view from the cliffs, as well as seeing the inside of underwater caves at the foot of the cliffs.