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Doolin Cave

Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Doolin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We took this trip recently on the advice of our B&B. I would highly recommend it. The guide was pleasant and informative and it was good value for money. The coffee shop is really nice with good quality produce.

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

If you are claustrophobic you might want to pass on this adventure. Otherwise you will find it facinating and worthwhile.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The tour is short and interesting, and photos do not do it justice~! Very good and easy attraction! Definitely worth the 45 minutes!

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Portland, Maine
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Lots of steps down and up from the cave, but well worth the effort. Felt like actual caving. The stalactite was a amazing.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Loved the cool underground cave and the gorgeous stalactite that looked like a wavy curtain! Also the little fossils embedded in the stone were neat--crinoids, I think they are called.

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Everyone goes to the Cliffs of Moher, but be sure to stop at Doolin Cave while you're in the area. The tour is enjoyable and informative (thank you, Jim!). Ducking through the small passageways leading to the stalactite is great fun. The stalactite itself is amazing. Don't miss your opportunity to check this out.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This review is a little late (August 2012 visit) but considering the unchanging nature of the attraction, it should still be informative to fellow travelers. We had no foreknowledge of this cave, nor the wonders it possessed. As you drive along the countryside, there are times you are diverted by signs enticing you to see the "worlds largest" tree stump.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I have been in several caves, this one was different than most. It houses the most amazing stalactite and I would recommend anyone who is in the area to go and see it. The one downfall and the reason I did not give it a 5 was that on other tours there have been several rooms full of both stalactites... More

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Bayreuth, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Doolin cave is really stunning. Although the tour is just abour 45 min it is worth every cent :) The stalactite is more that 500000 years old and seeing it in a small group of 5 people is just an extraordinary experience :)

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JHBrowne, Owner at Doolin Cave, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We keep group numbers down to 20 max so people get to appreciate the splendour of the cave Helen More

Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Let me start by saying - if you are looking for a cave crawl - this might not be the tour for you, BUT if you want to see one of nature's most incredible creations - the free hanging stalactite - learn a bit, and have a laugh or two - from a great tour guide - then make sure... More

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JHBrowne, Owner at Doolin Cave, responded to this review

Great you enjoyed the cave, thank you so much for your great review Helen More

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