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Aillwee Cave

Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“birds of prey” (210 reviews)
“tour guide” (68 reviews)
“gift shop” (53 reviews)
Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant day in the caves. Visited the cave with my 2 children tour guide Justin was so informative and chatty. He was great with the kids they loved it. The whole experience was fantastic,great day out

Thank emear2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent. Went early and had a great tour. Low in some places but was amazing. Well worth a visit in any weather

Thank Sinead S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well after being stuck on the road behind 3 buses trying to get past eachother and failing terribly, we got here after a 1 hour delay. The roads here need widening badly and also to have signage improved. When we arrived, we quickly got our...More

Thank SenSayRo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the caves as a family of 4, cannot recommend enough. The birds of prey display was fantastic and the staff are very knowledgeable about the birds and really get people involved in the show. The caves are fantastic and our guide was again very...More

Thank NadieC32
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the caves, as did my 9 year old, the tour guide was well informed. We also went to the birds of prey show which we enjoyed. They were very friendly at the gate advising us of the show times for birds of prey...More

Thank LostLittleGirlx
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were advised to visit Aillwee Caves by a friend. It was a great visit. In addition to the caves there is a Farm Shop and a 'Birds of Prey' center. I found the people so lind, and lovely. They really were helpful. I recommend...More

Thank Derry B
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your vacationing the west coast of Ireland and have an hour or two free you should check out this cave. The price is a little steep but the overall experience is pretty good. The tour guide I had was really chatty and open with...More

1  Thank danny2013do
Reviewed 4 days ago

This isn't one of the more visited caves, which is nice because its less crowded, they do a fun sensory deprivation moment and there is a great story behind the discovery of the cave.

Thank spacecaseinout
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Superbly organised from the moment you drive up to the gate! Cave tour is fab. Super shop at caves. The birds are a must see and include the bird show. The keepers are so so knowledgeable. After the birds go across...More

Thank janette k
Reviewed 5 days ago

really like the long way out of the caves (apparently thats a more recent addition) fascinating story or irelands evolution and the extinct brown bear. love the birds of prey too, would have like to go see the chees shop too but with small kids,its...More

Thank maddmaggs
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Chalee N
27 May 2017|
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Response from Fionn246 | Property representative |
Hi Chalee N. You will be in the cave normally between 35 to 40 mins from start to finish. Regards, Nuala.
19 February 2017|
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Response from Fionn246 | Property representative |
Hi Remdoyle. From Galway, we are a hour's drive.
11 December 2016|
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Response from Karentipp | Reviewed this property |
The shop is packed ..I mean you are literally shouldering around people, if strollers are left outside the gift shop they are in the elements . Be sure to wear sturdy shoes..no heels if u are carrying a baby it can be... More