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nice hike

This is a little tricky to find as the path is not well marked. We walked 3.5 miles to get there... read more

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Linda H
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Western Ireland, Ireland
Totally cool place! Beautiful walk to get to it.

Yes, getting to the Worm Hole takes some effort, but the walk along the way is absolutely stunning... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Linerguy
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Lawrenceburg, IN
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All reviews red arrows on the rocks red paint cliff diving natural wonder an adventure be careful off the beaten track rocky terrain amazing sight worth the effort crashing waves inis mor the main road highlight of our trip dun aengus pony trap
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a little tricky to find as the path is not well marked. We walked 3.5 miles to get there andd 1.5 miles to get back. I has great views and is very unique natural structure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Yes, getting to the Worm Hole takes some effort, but the walk along the way is absolutely stunning (the people who've complained about the long walk must have had blinders on). You get to see incredible coastline, pools of florescent moss, amazing rock formations, sea...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Our lovely guide Michael brought us to the village of Gort na gCapall ('the horse field') and led us along the path we had to take (he grew up on the island, it was like following a mountain goat). When the path ran out we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank CeannCabaiste
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The Wormhole is a natural formation where a vast block of rock dropped through the overhang into the ocean below. It is amazing and wonderful to see, but let me put a few warnings in here: - in bad weather waves can sweep you off...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank cleflar
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

First of all it's a beautiful spot to see. The rocks and water have engineered a gorgeous landscape. Unfortunately I couldn't jump in due to a recent operation but my companions did and they had a blast. Water is super salty but it wasn't too...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

And watch your footing! Amazing views once you reach the cliff walk! Worm hole is cool -- as are the caves along the way. Look carefully into some of the pools in the rocks and you'll see some neat critters.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

We left our B&B at 8am and got a cab to the entrance of the hike to the Worm Hole. You follow the red arrows spray painted on the sides of rocks - we got off the path a few times, but managed to find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dan W
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

This was a truely wonderful sight to behold.Really unusual.We went on a rainy day so the rocks were a little slippery.We walked very carefully.It was a little scary with all the waves crashing against the rocks(they weren’t even that close) but the meer sound of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank IrishSonse
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Yes it is hard to find. it is about a km from the "main Road" down a dirt road and then a cow path. THEN one has a 3 to 400m walk on the rocks. Follow the red paint marks on the rocks. WOW what...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank David O
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We went on January 1, 2018. Very hard to find and we wouldn't have found it but for our tour guide. It's about a 20- minute rocky, descending hike, that's not really marked. The closer you get to the wormhole, the more slippery the rocks...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Audrey M
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Spencer M
August 17, 2018|
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Pretty much! Most people can’t find it coming from Dún Aonghasa side.
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March 18, 2017|
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Hi PJ d - well, I suspect we paid well over the odds as I was keen and it showed! I think we negotiated £80 for the day but it all comes down to how good you are at bartering. I was happy as we got what we wanted and the... More
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not suitable for swimming. It is a tidal pool and when the tide is out, I've no idea how you would get out of it. It would be very dangerous. When the tide is high, the waves come crashing into the pool and the... More
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