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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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Good tour guide. Good to see the geology. Bring good walking shoes. Lovely cafe at the top. Suggest parking at the top and then walking down to the birds of prey via the wooded... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Marcus L
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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to the Birds of Prey Exhibit - wonderfully done and educational. The bird show was fabulous. We all found it fascinating from my 3 year old son to my 70 year old father-in-law. We also went to the archery exhibit and shot some arrows. Ice cream finished off our visit. Great fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived too late, and didn't make a reservation for the Hawk Walk portion for this location so we were sad to know that we would miss it. However, we walked through the birds of prey area to view and learn about them. We stayed for the show and found to our surprise that the audience is invited to put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The cave is very long and the tour of it takes about 30 mins advise to wear a jumper as it's quite cool in there. The birds of prey display was fascinating highly recommend watching as the trainers are well informed and eager to answer all questions. And they let yo u hold the tamer ones

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A friend recommended this for us and I cannot imagine why. With only two days in the area, I was disappointed to have wasted time visiting this site. I could have seen this kind of thing at home.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A rainy day inspired our visit here but I must say Ailwee Cave is a first class tourist trap. I rejoice that I avoided the 18 euro entry fee or I would feel immensely frustrated at my choice. ( senior entry and two for one coupon saved the day ). There is a small waterfall and two very small stalactites... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Good tour guide. Good to see the geology. Bring good walking shoes. Lovely cafe at the top. Suggest parking at the top and then walking down to the birds of prey via the wooded area.

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Etna, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

As with some other attractions in Ireland, I found this cave tour to be more physically challenging than I expected. The guide was very interesting and funny. The cave itself doesn't have all that much to see but it does go on for a long ways. Be prepared for some difficult walking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Sons 9 & 10 really enjoyed the walking guided tour. Just enough information but wasn't overloaded. The guide injected some humor. Beautiful scenery outside cave.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Cave not terribly impressive but experience worthwhile and tour guide quite amusing. Do include the Birds of Prey Centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I am not a big fan of caves, but the guided tour was really good and gave a lot of information about its history. It was a nice experience!

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Address: Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Phone Number: 065-707-7036
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan

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