Aillwee Cave

Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan: Address, Phone Number, Aillwee Cave Reviews: 4/5

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A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.
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photoop2016
County Dublin, Ireland42 contributions
Oct 2021
The caves were very interesting and worth doing, especially if the day isn't great for outdoor activities. Note if not good with heights there is one bridge which scared one of our party as could see down through it. Good experience.

We also did the double ticket with the Birds of Prey Centre. This was definitely the highlight for our group who were very impressed with the aerial displays and very knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend. You will come away with a totally different outlook on vultures (the good guys!). Great conservation education.
Written 15 November 2021
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Claire, wexford
6 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Had a trip to the cave yesterday..what a great experience! Staff were so friendly and our tour guide for the cave was fantastic..she gave a great tour and loads of information.. They were following all the covid guidelines so you felt as ease walking around..can be a bit slippy in places in the cave, wear sensible shoes.!! You might want to bring a top or rain jacket to wear around as you can wait outside. Fantastic views from up there too!
Written 31 August 2021
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westthorns
Sligo, Ireland68 contributions
Jul 2021
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and enjoyed the tour. Tours leave every 15 minutes and small groups. you can hear the tour ahead of you at times just from the echo's in the cave.
Written 19 August 2021
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Paul F
2 contributions
Aug 2021
This could very easily be a bad review but Ailwee cave is a perfect model of how to run a tourist attraction properly! the facilities there are really well thought out and organised with a friendly and well trained staff. The tour itself is great, about half an hour long and again, really well executed. We bought the joint ticket with the bird of prey centre and, with the farm shop included, spent a little over four hours there. It was money well spent and I’d definitely recommend it.
Written 16 August 2021
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RealMagpie
Tramore, Ireland119 contributions
Jul 2021
We had a lovely afternoon here recently on our holidays in County Clare. What a fabulous place. The tour into the caves is brilliant and very interesting and educational and very safe in these Covid times.

Then on the way out we visited the Birds of Prey Centre and this was a real bonus of an experience. We stayed for two shows and they were excellent as we got to see some beautiful birds up close and in full flight.

Loved it!
Written 11 August 2021
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Róisín N
1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Couples
An-turas go deo. Thar a bheith spéisiúil agus treoraí den scoth (fear darn ainm Cian). Go haoibhinn comhrá a bheith againn as Gaelainn againn leis. Súil agam go gcuirfidh muintir na hAille Buí turas as Gaeilge ar fáil leis amach anso :-)
Written 11 August 2021
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robert s
2 contributions
Aug 2021
myself and family spent amazing few hours here.we started with the guided tour of ailwee cave full of interesting facts,we followed that up with the birds of prey centre,we got to see 3 amazing birds of prey flying displays from excellent trainers and finished the day with the hawk walk we were brought up a lovely forest were got fly the harris hawks sinead and juan.Special thanks to Ava our guide on the walk she was friendly and was happy to answer any questions we had.we left with a smile on our faces on a wet day,will be back someday to taste the local cheese
Written 10 August 2021
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Michelle
Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
Jul 2021 • Family
Very well organised tour, 35 mins in length, brought our kids along (5 and 4) who enjoyed the stories and history.
Written 8 August 2021
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Faded F
1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Family
Great experience! Thoroughly enjoyed! We only wished it would have gone on longer! We had an 11 year old and a 10 year old with us who were apprehensive but both really loved it. Highly recommended!
Written 4 August 2021
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JamesMc79
Wicklow, Ireland100 contributions
Jul 2021
Extremely well run attraction. The staff and tour guide were all excellent and provided a very pleasant morning. The tour itself only take about 30 mins, but there is a nice cafe with snacks and some local produce to keep you busy.
Written 28 July 2021
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