There are over 300 flowering plants from places as far as The Arctic and The Mediterranean Region. A wide variety of nesting birds and natural ecosystems can be found on this serene Island.
Inis Meáin is truly an escape from the modern world. The Island is a maze of winding roads, laneways and trails that take you around the rugged landscape. Like the other Aran Islands there are rocky hillsides, beaches, and wild flowers blooming throughout.
The Island hosts Irish language and Traditional Culture courses where you can learn about the history and traditions of the Aran Islands from music, story-telling and poetry. to set dancing and environmental studies.
The Inis Meain ferry departs Doolin at 10:00 am daily for day trips, and departs Inis Meain to return to Doolin at 4:15 pm. The Inis Meain ferry also departs Doolin at 1:00 pm for overnight trips and one way trips only. Please note ferry services from Doolin Pier will finish on 7th of November for 2016 and will resume again in March 2017.