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Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Phone Number: 065-707-7036
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Description: A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.

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We visited with friends and had the best day! Our tour guide through the caves was entertaining and full of knowledge. When the lights go out and you can't see your hand right in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
66 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We visited with friends and had the best day! Our tour guide through the caves was entertaining and full of knowledge. When the lights go out and you can't see your hand right in front of your face it's a bit scary but all part of the fun! The visitor centre have lots of lovely handmade Irish goods.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It was a different experience. Gave our visit to Ireland a little variety. The guide was nice. Some of the guests were loud and it echoed. It was nice, even better if you have never been in a cave. But this was my not my first so it wasn't that impressive. We did get to see a glimpse of The... More 

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London, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a good cave if your into caves/ exploring, a great day out with the kids and family, and there a Bird place too on site, very rustic/ rural location and well worth a visit. Met a guy outside whilst having a coffee at the cheese/ honey place across form the bird thing and he reckoned that Doolin Cave... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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143 attraction reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Problem with caves is that once you have visit amazing ones with thousands of stalactites and stamagmites visiting one like this with just a few features is a bit downhill. So if you have not seen big caves you will like this otherwise you can be disappointed

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
31 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Plenty for families to do here with quality activities and great people. Get the full ticket as this cover entry to everything including the Birds of Prey centre. Here you will take part in flighting various birds of prey who are flying wild and free in the skies above Aillwee. This is really impressive and their handlers are do a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I visited with a friend whilst on a trip around the Burren and was really impresssed. The steep hills on the journey up to the caves are so worth it for the breathtaking panoramic views of the Burren, the coast and beyond. The caves themselves are beyond amazing- a masterpiece created by mother nature. Paths are well laid out on... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have an interest in visiting caverns and would recommend this to anyone travelling in Ireland. The tour is not physically stressful and some of the sites are very unique! There is also a cheese shop which is delicious and try the Mead-superb!

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Letterkenny
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stopped here after a family wedding. We did the cave tour which was great fun and very dark! We also went to the eagle and hawk centre but unfortunately we had to drive back to Donegal and didn't get to do any of their other features so we will be back.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

It was something different. Not really all that impressed but my son wanted to go to it. Now the little shop right down the hill where they make their own cheese etc is awesome!! We bought some cheese and salami there that was really good! Also got my son-in law some mead and moonshine and he said the mead was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were shown through the cave by a fantastic tour guide, Neville, who as well as giving an engaging and informative tour, also took time after the tour to show us a route to the Moher Cliffs that was a great detour on a rainy day. The cave itself is also interesting, and the 35 minute tour is a great... More 

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