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Dunmore Cave

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Address: Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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056/67726
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This subterranean system consists of a series of chambers formed over...

This subterranean system consists of a series of chambers formed over millions of years.

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Kilkenny City and Glendalough Day Trip from Dublin
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We visited whilst in Kilkenny with our boys aged 7&9, only 15 minutes out of the city, easy to find as its well signposted. Definitely wear comfy shoes and a jumper or jacket... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2016
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Raanana Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We do not think it is worth the time. It is not expensive for family and took about one hour but nothing special.. Will not come again or recommend friends to go

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watford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We visited whilst in Kilkenny with our boys aged 7&9, only 15 minutes out of the city, easy to find as its well signposted. Definitely wear comfy shoes and a jumper or jacket. Reasonable price for a family of four, our tour guide was great, and clearly had a real passion for the history and geology of the caves! A... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

My husband and I rented some bikes in Kilkenny and rode them to the cave. The cave is so different from anything else we visited in Ireland. It is a little off the beaten path and there were not huge crowds when we went. It is full of history, magic and wonder. Breathtaking and beautiful. I would love it see... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Our taxi driver in Dublin mentioned coming here when he heard that we were going to be in Kilkenny. So happy that he did as we all had a great time. Kids are 11 and 8. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a sweater/jacket. Michael was our guide and he was simply amazing! Highly recommend!

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Thank sharon g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Dunmore cave today, arrived at 2pm, myself, husband and 5 year old daughter, next tour started at 2.20pm so we got a very inexpensive treat in the cafe and waited for the 20 mins until tour started. On time tour started and we were given a very informative talk by our guide Peter, we had a large group... More 

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County Meath, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Took a very interesting tour of the caves in July 2016. Plenty of stories told to us by our guide. Make sure to wear sensible shoes as it can be rather slippy !! Very enjoyable tour.

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Thank Mary M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

this is one of the stops on the kilkenny hop on hop off tour. its worth a visit. 4 euro each to use visitor centre and watch the presentation and factual video, followed by a guided tour wy a knowledgeable guide. afterwards we had tea and snacks in the visitor centre. i have to mention the number of steps to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The staff was very kind and very knowledgeable. Learned quite a bit of history, highly recommend visiting Dunmore Caves. Very reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Visited dunmore cave today with fiance and 5 year old son. 10 euro admission for us all . Wasnt expectimg much but it was a fantastic experience . Tour guide michael was not only informative but engaging and entertaining . The best guide for any tour i have ever been on .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Our guide, Michael, was absolutely fantastic. I recommend everyone traveling in Ireland check out this cave. It's steeped in history of Vikings and treasure, some of which may still be undiscovered. Also, down in the depths, when tourists aren't snooping around, fairies have a grand ol' dance. The spot is cleared of rocks for their gallavanting, as you can see... More 

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