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“Very knowledgeable tour guide” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Doolin Cave

Doolin Cave
Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Doolin
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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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!
Lenzburg, Switzerland
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“Very knowledgeable tour guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

The stalactite was very impressive, we've been to a couple of other caves around the world before, but have never seen anything like it. If you like caves and stalactites, this is a must! The guide clearly knew what he was talking about, he gave us quite some background information about the caves in the Burren.

Visited June 2012
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“The Doolin cave”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Worth visiting once in a lifetime. Do not try this unless you are reasonably fit.

Visited May 2012
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“Amazing Stalactite at Doolin Cave”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Well worth a visit. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the experience v. interesting. I enjoyed wearing the hard hat too-made me feel like a real explorer. The 125 steps down into the cave were a good work out without being too difficult. The cave itself was trully magical and we were v. impressed. The visitor's centre was well laid out with a nice cafe (we just had a coffee as we had a huge breakfast but the cakes looked really tasty!!), a gift shop and other tourist information. A must see when in Doolin.

Visited June 2012
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Bristol, New Hampshire
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“A must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The tour guide was fantastic and was very knew his topic. My son loves geology and this was perfect.

Visited May 2012
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“Friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

It was really interesting, I have never been in a cave before. The guy running the place was really friendly as well.

Visited May 2012
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