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Doolin Cave

Roadford, Doolin V95 R299, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Cliff of Moher, Doolin Caves, Boat tour, visit Burren and Galway city
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Roadford, Doolin V95 R299, Ireland
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+353 65 707 5761
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"largest stalactite"
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"our tour guide"
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"hard hat"
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"main chamber"
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"gift shop"
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"rainy day"
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"great tour"
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"natural wonder"
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"well worth the visit"
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"steps"
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"stalactites"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided on this tour when the seas were too high to do a Cliffs tour. So very glad we did! It was a great activity for a rainy day, and very interesting to boot! Our tour guide was well informed, amusing, and did a...More

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Helen B, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin and for your fantastic review. It is a great activity for a rainy day and for the hot days to cool down underground. We do have the best tour guides and thank you for your kind comments which they will...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked trip as I had seen it on trip advisor and was really really surprised at how great this experience was. Good tour guide and a very fascinating way to spend an hour when in Doolin! Would really recommend it!

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Helen B, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for Visiting Cave and for your great review. We appreciate you taking time to write this review and for your recommendation!! We are delighted you enjoyed your experience.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

My husband is super into caves. No matter what country we go to, caves is on the agenda. So this was the cave we chose for Ireland. Looking at pictures before, I did not see what the big deal was, but I was so wrong....More

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JHBrowne, General Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Megan, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review and a special Thank you for choosing to visit Doolin Cave. The great Stalactite is unique and we are very proud to have such a wonderful attraction in our village of Doolin...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The caves are wonderful. I would recommend that you stop here. You get to walk down 125 steps to the bottom. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable. Small children are not recommended as the stones can be slippery and it is dark

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JHBrowne, General Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave, for your great review and your recommendation. We value our tour guides for their knowledge and humour. We do not recommend the Cave visit for Children aged 3 and under because of the steps. Best wishes,

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

The Caves of Doolin are well worth a visit. Be advised, it is not for the claustrophobic or those unable to handle a lot of stairs. The guided tours have an excellent guide and commentator and the stalactite is an incredible sight. Highly recommended.

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JHBrowne, General Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your brilliant review. We value our guides and it's great they get a mention. We are glad you enjoyed your tour. Best wishes,

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

If you come to Ireland you have to see the cave. This is the third largest stalactite in the world, but the easiest on to get to.

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JHBrowne, General Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Kate, Thank you for visiting Doolin and for your recommendation. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit! Best wishes,

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Cool cave, guided tour down into cave about an hour long, Great little cafe and small gift shop. Also a nice garden to walk around.More

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JHBrowne, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Mary, Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us, our 45-50 minute guided tour, 1km farmland nature trail, Cafe and gift shop. It's easy to spend an hour and a half when you are having fun! All...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

A very fun and interesting tour guide and a very interesting cave! No picture can describe the beauty of the cave, the stalactite is truly a sight to behold

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JHBrowne, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hi Bruno, Thank you very much for visiting Doolin Cave and for your brilliant review You describe it beautifully! Best wishes,

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I have to be honest, we weren't expecting much when we stopped here to visit the cave. I've been on plenty of cavern and coal mine tours in the US & I thought I had seen it all. I was expecting to walk in, see...More

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JHBrowne, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello Bill, Thank you so much for your visit to Doolin Cave and for that fantastic review. We're glad that you got to see the great Stalactite, a true wonder of nature! Best wishes,

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We stopped here before our cruise of Cliffs of Moher. We were two friends and another two people were in our group too so 4 of us and poor Jack haha. I had fantastic time, funny and easy going people so just the way I...More

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Helen B, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Maggie, Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your recommendation. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour. I will pass on your pleasant comments to Jack. Best wishes,

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Spencer S
14 April 2018|
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Response from Kris17900 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Spencer The descent in and out of the cave is via a steel staircase which is encaged on all sides. So you’ll be going down approx 180 steps and going back up on the way out. If you need to, there’s ample room to step to... More
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Spencer S
14 April 2018|
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Response from ChrystineConcord_NH | Reviewed this property |
It is a steep climb down and up. I recommend sturdy shoes. It might be chilly since you descend deeply, I recommend a jacket or sweater.
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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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