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Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.

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Cliffs of Moher and Burren Day Trip Including Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Cave...

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Claustrophobic, for the reasonably fit - but interesting.

Visited the Cave as part of Healy Tours "Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour". Only the 10am departure from the Coach Station, Galway, covers the Cave. Guide was interesting and... read more

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Lisburn
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Lisburn
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Visited the Cave as part of Healy Tours "Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour". Only the 10am departure from the Coach Station, Galway, covers the Cave. Guide was interesting and helpful. Cooler underground and the semi-darkness was disconcerting to some. A little slippery at times with many gradients and low "cave roof". The Stalactites/mites were the most interesting features for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed visiting here and you can also get to see the birds of prey which is beside the cave. Good for most ages, if you are uncomfortable in the dark, there is enough lighting to see where you are going. Worth a visit.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So, so, so disappointing. The guide rushed us through the caves, Did not give anybody the opportunity to take any photos, not that much to photograph anyway. The group was too large, so making it difficult to hear what the guide had to say. Also there were some very young children in our party (even a baby - who screamed... More 

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An Bóthar Buí, Meath, Ireland
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We brought three Grandchildren to the Caves and they were very interested in the History as narrated by our Guide Cian. The ranged in age from 7 to 13 and were impressed with what they saw and heard. Before going into the Caves we visited the Birds of Prey centre which is on the same site as the Caves. This... More 

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Thank Sylmurphy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ive been years ago when children were small to see santa - very special experience & will never forget it. Returned with teenagers & just as impressive & well run

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Kildare, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Aillwee cave in July this year. You would spend a max of an hour and a half between the cave tour and waiting etc. The cave system itself is well lit and good quality. The guide was enthusiastic and knew all the details.

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Thank Derek K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was great fun and the kids loved the cave tour. The tour is not quite long enough, but still good and informative. The gift shop and farmshop are excellent and the place is very well maitained and clean. Shame the weather was so wet as we would have loved to go on the woodland walk too.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just visited the cave and not the archery etc that are available on site. The cave is an easy experience in that all you have to do is walk, listen and look. The cave is spectacular although not on the scale that I've seen in France and Spain. Having seen the Burren from the surface it's interesting to understand what's... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The only fascinating moment was when the guide turned out all lights and it became truly pitch black. Otherwise very overrated, hardly no stalactites or any of the normally interesting things in a cave.

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Sligo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to the caves for the 2nd time in years !!. Even though it was enjoyable the tour seemed shorter and a little less interesting than the 1st time. The guide did know her stuff even though she did repeat a lot of the stuff over and over again. I have to say the cafe is a godsend and... More 

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