Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience
The Cliffs of Moher is Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that captures the hearts of up to 1 million visitors each year. The Cliffs rise up to 214 (700 feet) at the highest point and range for 8km over the Atlantic Ocean on the Western seaboard of Co. Clare. The Cliffs is a Special Protected Area under the EU birds Directive 1979 and is home to Ireland's largest mainland seabird nesting colony. The historic O'Brien's Tower (1825) stands near the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher and boasts views of 5 counties on a clear day. Opened in 2007, the eco-friendly visitor centre operates using environmental best practices with a state of the art Cliffs exhibition.
The Cliffs of Moher are a finalist in the new 7 Wonders of Nature global campaign with the final 7 being announced 11-11-2011. The Cliffs need your support to get into the top 7 in 2011. Get behind the Cliffs and get everyone to vote: www.cliffsofmoher.ie
Activity Type: Natural Attraction, Visitor Centre.
Opening Hours: Opening hours vary check website for up to date opening.
Location: 5km North of Liscannor & 8 kms South of Doolin
Description: The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's Top Visitor Attractions. Looming over County Clare's west coast the Cliffs stretch for 8kms and 214 metres over the Atlantic Ocean. Unknown to many the Cliffs are home to over 20,000 nesting seabirds and the well recognised Puffin can be seen from April to July. There are over 600 metres of safe pathways to walk with raised viewing platforms for enhanced views, this includes the newly reopened O'Brien's Tower.
The car park is on the opposite side of the road from the Cliffs. At the pay kiosk on entry to the car park please present your confirmation email as proof of purchase.
TICKETS INCLUDE CLIFFS OF MOHER VISITOR EXPERIENCE ADMISSION WHICH INCLUDES ALL FACILITIES INCLUDING PARKING, TOILETS, OUTDOOR & INDOOR AREAS & ENTRY TO THE EXHIBITION