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It couldn’t be easier to book a bus tour with Wanderly Wagon, it’s one of the best ways to see the island of Inis Oírr, the most spectacular of the Aran Islands.

Demand is high and supply is limited so booking in advance is always recommended. We run tours at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 1.30 and 3.00 from April to October, but you can book anytime… as soon as you book your trip !!

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Tours of Inis Oírr

Enjoy your day on Inis Oírr by taking a bus tour with Wanderly Wagon. The first highlight of our beautiful island is the iconic Plassey Shipwreck, as well as the 10th century underground church of Saint Caomhán and much more. Wanderly Wagon Tours runs 5 times daily between April & October. We feature a number of photo stops and is a fully guided tour of this famous Irish island.

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Inis Oírr Map - Sage Green
Inis Oírr Map - Sage Green

Whether you’re looking to take a ferry, fly, or even hire a boat, there are plenty of options for getting to the Aran Islands. In the post below, we’ll take a look at the different ways to get to the islands, so you can choose the best option for your trip…

Getting to the Aran Islands.

The celebrated Plassey shipwreck is renowned all over the globe. She appears at the beginning of the famous comedy show, Father Ted and is an absolute must-see for travellers to this, the smallest of the three Aran Islands. Since March 1960, this unexpected arrival has become an essential member of the community on Inis Oírr.

The Plassey Shipwreck is a highlight of every Wanderly Wagon Tour.

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Loch Mór (in English, Big Lake) is the only freshwater lake on Inis Oírr, located just off the road to the Plassey Shipwreck. The Loch provides visitors with an opportunity to find solitude and peace around its tranquil waters.

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O’Brien’s Castle, located on the high point of the island, dates back to the 14th century. The castle was besieged by the O’Flahertys of Connemara in 1582 who were driven west by the Norman conquest but fought fiercely for their local influence. Years later it was taken again by English Cromwellian forces and partially destroyed in favour of other strongholds and ring forts on Inis Mór. Today visitors taking the ferry from Doolin see this magnificent ruin first, overlooking the beaches and pier below, when they arrive.

The perfect spot to update your social media, @wanderlywagontours.

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Teampall Caomhán, also known as St. Caomhán’s church or St. Cavan in English, is a 10th century ruin located opposite the airstrip in the Inis Oírr graveyard. Popularly referred to as the ‘Sunken Church’, it is one of the best preserved examples in Ireland and easily accessible to visitors, but the chancel is the only part of the building that can be seen today.

Visitors love this stop on the Wanderly Wagon Tour.

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Wanderly Wagon Reviews

April 6, 2024
Small tour by bus with a great local guide, very friendly with all questions answered. Very lucky with the weather, sadly electricity outage bit it didn’t spoil the day.
Jane M
April 1, 2024
Brid was absolutely lovely and gentle to us. The combination of a great tour and her courtesy gave us a memorable experience. Give yourselves a gift: go to the Aran Islands, go to the beautiful Inisheer and take a ride...
Monica B
March 24, 2024
I can’t recommend this tour enough! Your guide will be an Inis Oirr local who is knowledgeable, funny, and kind. He went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our very short visit to Innis Oírr. It is...
Victoria B
March 17, 2024
Unbelievable experience, Brid was so nice and helpful. Would highly recommend this for a family or anyone trying to tour the island.
Keith C
September 27, 2023
Brid toured us around the Small Aran Island at the mouth of Galway in her wagon. She was full of knowledge and had a delightful personality! I would highly recommend using her as your tour guide. A truly fun experience!
Susan W
September 24, 2023
Brid was awesome!! Gave us so many interesting facts about the island!! So friendly and patient with all our questions!!! A must do when you visit the island!
Jane H
September 21, 2023
The best tour on the island! Perfect set up in case or rain or bad weather. We were very happy we chose it over some of the horse and buggy options. Saw all the sites and heard awesome details on...
Christy W
September 19, 2023
We highly recommend this tour. High wind predictions canceled ferries on the day we were to visit the island. We went out a day early, and this company made it easy for us to reschedule. Brid, our tour guide, was...
Sam S
July 25, 2023
We booked Wanderly Wagons for a tour on Inis Oírr last weekend. Our family group of 7 were the only ones booked on, which worked out great for us as the tour was tailored exactly to us. Our boat from...
Lainey B
June 29, 2023
Stephan gave us a good tour and when we were finished gave us many suggestions of other places to see on the island. Very reasonable in price.
Elaine G
June 3, 2023
I would highly recommend Wanderly Wagon tour. Bríd was a fantastic tour guide for our group of sixteen, she was extremely friendly, personable and very informative about the history and current life on the Island. I wish her and the...
Lorraine Reilly
April 8, 2023
Brid… was absolutely phenomenal! I learned so much on this tour that I wouldn’t have known otherwise. She takes you all around the island to all of the interesting and important sights and tells you about the history of each...
Brooke R

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