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Address: Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 65 707 5761
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Description: A Stunning Underworld Experience, the Great Stalactite at Doolin Cave is...
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 opened a new 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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Worth a visit when driving the wild atlantic way

Guide was passionate and funny, the stalactite is very impressive, but the story of its discovery even more so. There are lots of steps, but my 5 year old managed them quite well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Guide was passionate and funny, the stalactite is very impressive, but the story of its discovery even more so. There are lots of steps, but my 5 year old managed them quite well with an extra hand now and then

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had heard about these caves so we made it part of our trip around Co Clare. There are a lot of steps down to the caves but it was well worth it. The guide was very nice. The food in the tea room was all so tasty and homemade we really enjoyed the whole experience x

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We called in whilst driving the Wild Atlantic Way and did the underground tour. There was only a small group and the tour takes about 45 minutes and goes about 70m underground into a large cavern with the third largest stalactite in the world to see. It was a very well run tour and worth the time and cost. Based... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not the most amazing cave in the world but has one spectacular stalactite. Worth a visit if you have the time. The café serves decent food.

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Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Uncrowded when we were ther with no big tour buses. Groups of 10 or so are taken down many flights of stairs, some amazing geology and history of how this was discovered. Well worth a visit. Its a long climb down stairs into the depths where the caves are so be prepared for a climb down and then back up.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wow! Even though you know whats doew there it takes your breath away when you see it first! lots of steps down and up.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

worth the walk back up those steps. breath taking view friendly tour guide only too happy to answer your questions

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Brevard, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I found it amazing that the original "pot holers" who explored this cave crawled through a narrow tunnel to discover the cavern. Steps to and from cave do require that you be fit. I found the whole experience of visiting the cave fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Really enjoyed the cave though it was a lot of exercise when carrying a 14 month old child. It's narrow and low in places but our guide made us well aware of and allowed our family with 2 young children to go first and set the pace which was nice. Facinating cave and stalactite and our 4yr old enjoyed the... More 

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CONNAUGHT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We visited today while staying in Doonbeg We brought our two daughters, aged 2 & 7 I will admit I was apprehensive about bringing the 2 year old into the cave (125 steps down & obviously back up) but it was fine, she wore her hard hat & was well able for the stairs & was an angel through out... More 

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Additional Information about Doolin Cave

Address: Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 65 707 5761
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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