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Picture of actively retired senior couple at the Cliffs of Moher
Picture of actively retired senior couple at the Cliffs of Moher

Active Retirement

Visiting the Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher tower over the rugged West County Clare coast and are known as one of Ireland’s favourite visitor experiences & tourist attractions. Walk along the safe, paved pathways and view the famous Cliffs on Europe’s western frontier. Enjoy the spectacular vistas over sea, land and sky and experience nature up close and personal.

Enjoy locally sourced gourmet food from one of the cafés, or order a scrumptious picnic to go. Picnic tables are dotted around the site and picnic blankets are available on request from reception.

There are also number of craft shops along our craftworkers street situated outside the visitor centre, as well as the craft and gift store within, offering a beautiful range of products from 80 Irish suppliers of which 65 are local or artisan.

If you’re a lover of birds, the Cliffs of Moher is one of the best places in Ireland for birdwatching. Take some time to view the activity of the 30,000 pairs of seabirds that nest at the cliffs during the breeding season. The site is a haven for seabirds as well as rare and beautiful wildflowers, offering a feast for all the senses. Binoculars are available on loan at customer services to help with your viewing experience.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Cliffs of Moher Experience very soon.

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Active retired rates are as follows:

Off-Peak AM:  8am -11am – €7 per person
Peak times:  11am – 4pm – €9 per person
Off-Peak PM:  4pm – Close – €7 per person

Admission to the Cliffs of Moher Experience includes access to all onsite facilities:

  • A fully accessible Visitor Centre with self-guided Cliffs exhibition, and on-site theatre with an exhilarating virtual reality cliff-face adventure
  • 800m of safe paved pathways and amazing viewing areas including access to O’Brien’s Tower and rooftop viewing where one can see five counties on a clear day
  • Restrooms/toilet facilities
  • WiFi
  • Secure unlimited parking
  • Accessibility for all
  • Complimentary services such as binoculars and picnic blankets on loan
  • Picnic areas and an internal dining area for those who wish to bring their own snacks
  • Water refill station
  • Phone charging and luggage storage, First Aid room, and meditation room
  • “Lifts of Moher” electric mobility vehicle driven by experienced guides to ensure less mobile visitors do not miss out on the wonderful views and experience
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App & Audio
App and Audio Guide

App and Audio Guide

The free to download Cliffs of Moher app and audio tour is your essential guide to the Cliffs of Moher Experience. With audio tracks from the locals, information on all aspects of the Cliff as well as maps.

There are also tips on planning your visit: the best time to arrive, as well as other places and things to explore in County Clare.

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Places to Stay

The Cliffs of Moher are situated near some amazing award-winning places to stay in County Clare on the west coast of Ireland.

Wander through the seaside towns in West Clare from Doolin to Kilkee and Lisdoonvarna and more.

Visit our places to stay page for great suggestions on where to stay in County Clare.

Introducing the Burren Buggy and Wild Atlantic Shuttle

Lifts of Moher

People with disabilities or reduced mobility can now fully enjoy everything the Cliffs of Moher Experience has to offer courtesy of two electric buggies.

Operated by trained staff, the Burren Buggy and Wild Atlantic Shuttle provide visitors with a guided tour of Ireland’s most visited natural attraction from the viewing platforms overlooking the majestic cliffs to the iconic 19th century O’Brien’s Tower.

The Burren Buggy and Wild Atlantic Shuttle are free of charge and are subject to availability. No pre-booking is required. Should you need access to this vehicle. Kindly advise the entrance cabin upon your arrival.

*Subject to availability.

Views from Cliffs View Café

Dining at the Cliffs of Moher

There is a range of different dining options at the Cliffs of Moher Experience. The Puffin’s Nest offers a range of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, homemade soup, ice creams, cakes and more.

Or settle down for a gourmet bite to eat at the Cliff View Café, offering a range of hot and cold food with breakfast and lunch options as well as delicious sandwiches, cakes and coffees in the evening. Open until 8:30pm.

This delicious selection of food is all sourced from local suppliers such as the Burren Smokehouse and The Burren Butcher (Lisdoonvarna), Celtic Salads (Bellharbour), St Tola cheese (Inagh), Garrihy Seafoods (Doolin), Hugh Galloway sourdough bread (Lahinch), Burren Gold Cheese (Ballyvaughan), Salann Foods Salt (Miltown Malbay) and Hazel Mountain Chocolate.