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Our lovely guide Michael brought us to the village of Gort na gCapall ('the horse field') and led... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Limoges, France
Natural Wonder - this place is dangerous

The Wormhole is a natural formation where a vast block of rock dropped through the overhang into... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Gort na gCapall, Province of Connacht, Ireland
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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

1  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

2  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

Thank MMTravelTogether
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.

Thank Rebekah5720
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

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

3  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

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

2  Thank Audrey M
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had no idea this existed until our pony trap ride stopped and let us out. It is a bit of hike through rocky terrain but well worth it. It is amazing and a perfect rectangular. The views from the top are breath taking. While...More

3  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Perfect rectangle cut into rock. Geologically easy to describe but visually an alien could have created. Tough hike over rock field but beauty worth it.

Thank Mary F
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March 18, 2017|
Response from Jinglefish | Reviewed this property |
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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August 6, 2016|
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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