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Doolin Cave

Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Amazing! Largest Stalactite in Europe

On the way to the Cliffs of Moher we found the cave by chance. It is worth for to stop and take a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
antiahofmann
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Dresden, Germany
The Great Stalactite

This is a wonderful activity to do, we got a great day for it as it was warm and not raining, which... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amanda G
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County Dublin, Ireland
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A Stunning Underworld Experience, the Great Stalactite at Doolin Cave is one of Europe's most compelling cave attractions. It is a truly unique and breathtaking experience:- the largest stalactite in the Norhern Hemisphere. Doolin Cave has a Farmland Nature Trail, which is FREE for its visitors.We have unusual breeds of chickens, sheep, cattle and alovely pygmy goat called Minnie, with her little kid called Vincent Van Goat or Vinnie for short.We have also planted lots of native trees and shrubs and wildflower meadows. Our cafe serves lovely fresh salads, soups, breads and homemade cakes We are very proud to announce that we have recently been awarded a Gold Award from Ecotourism Ireland. Hurray!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On the way to the Cliffs of Moher we found the cave by chance. It is worth for to stop and take a look inside. The guide was pretty inspiring and fun. We really enjoyed the tour and recommend it completey to everyone who wants...More

Thank antiahofmann
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful activity to do, we got a great day for it as it was warm and not raining, which made the most of the acoustics n the cave. Our guide was excellent, spoke clearly and passionately, great speaker. The cave itself is...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Doolin cave and trail and it was a nice experience to see this mighty stalactite that's been hidden for thousands of years. An enjoyable experience and the visit is even made more interesting by the very well informed guides who take you around...More

Thank FarrugiaMT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice attraction, but not too exciting. There is a short walk you can do before/after entering the cave itself. Nice cafeteria inside.

Thank tzoni08
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are anywhere near Doolin - and you will be if you visit the Cliffs of Moher, you should definitely plan a visit to this site. It is called Doolin Cave, but the main attraction isn't the cave itself, it is the 500,000 year...More

Thank agoldman3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little expensive however a great attraction. Typically Irish in that we didn't see much marketing for this however it really would have if elsewhere. We were very lucky with our tour guide who was great and a small group of 4 people, so we...More

Thank Reuben S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for visiting Doolin Cave. Even though the Cave was discovered in 1952, it opened its doors to the public in 2006, with thanks to a local family for the huge undertaking in developing and operating such a wonderful attraction...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here one day more to get out of the rain than anything. All I can say is that it is simply stunning. You walk down a long set of stairs and along a long tunnel, when suddenly, there it is. The best stalactite...More

Thank JonG371
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your wonderful review. I will pass on your kind words to our great tour guide, Jim.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been travelling solo around a bit of Ireland to see our sights and needless to say while in doolin and after doing the cliffs of moher this was my next stop. It was quiet on the day I turned up and as I...More

Thank Laura2704
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Laura, I am truly sorry that you didn't get to see the great Stalactite. We try our best to accommodate all of our visitors that come through our door. We offer guided tours every 30 minutes during peak season, 7 days a week. However,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Toured here 7 years ago during the off season. This time the tour was longer. Young tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Recommend seeing this part of the Burren if you are in the area.

Thank AdamMD
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review and for the recommendation while in the Burren area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Doolin Cave is a relatively new venture having only been opened to the public in 2006. It is found 6km from Doolin village going in the opposite direction to the pier. It has a visitor centre with a small gift shop and a cafe that...More

Thank Laura N
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Laura, Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your wonderful, detailed review. Just to add during peak season (May - Oct) we offer guided tours every 30 minutes from 11:30 - 5PM. I will bring your review to the attention of our great...More

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Hunnie76
13 July 2016|
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Response from Rachjackson | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't know, you'll have to message caves. Sorry, I can't answer correctly. Only to tell you theres a lot of steps to go down into the cave.
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caleb g
25 February 2016|
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Response from JHBrowne | Property representative |
Hi Caleb, the adult discounted rate is now €13.50, children pay €7 and under 5s are free, just remember there are 120 steps down to the cave and the same back up
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caleb g
25 February 2016|
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Response from Jennie B |
Hi Caleb, Thank you for your inquiry. An adult ticket is €13.50 and a child is €7.00. Children under 3 go free however it may be difficult to bring very young children into the caver as there are 125 steps in and back out of... More
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