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Doolin Cave

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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 a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Roadford, Doolin V95 R299, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a blustery day when we visited the Doolin Cave. Our innkeeper suggested that we visit the cave, and we were glad we did. Jim, our tour guide, was both humorous and knowledgeable. You enter the cave by descending a staircase that has 152...More

Thank rdub7
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your tour with one of our great tour guides, Jim. He always puts a smile on our face :) It's nice to get feedback from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our two young children. Our guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable with lots of interesting facts to keep both adults and children interested. The caves are c. 200 steps down altogether, you definitely need the hard hat provided. The showcase is...More

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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your great review. We are delighted both children and adults found the tour interesting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cave is interesting to see. There are not a lot of stalactites and stalagmites as you see in some caves but the one Stalactite is enormous and worth seeing. The guide tells the history as you go through.

Thank visitor08Vancouver
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for the great review. The Great Stalactite is unique, the largest free-hanging Stalactite in Europe and the third largest in the World. It is definitely worth seeing!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience, the tourguide was a great guy and had a good sense of humor. After the tour we went to get some tea and cake from the lovely lady in restaurant. She really did her best to make you as comfortable...More

Thank RobinV1225
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enthusiastic guide, great story and an awesome sight. Probably not great for little kids, but if you’re wiling and able to navigate the tunnels then you’ll love it!More

Thank KateK1440
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for the great review. We are very lucky to have passionate and enthusiastic guides. We do not recommend the tour for kids under three because of the steps but if parents are ok with it, then they are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

something we did when the weather was bad. But well worth the trip. Interesting and knowledgeable guide.

Thank cjweire
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. It is good to take cover underground when the weather is bad. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard all about this place so popped in to see omg well worth it don't want to spoil it so come and see for ur self.They also so have a lovely little restraint sereving soup and sambos tea and coffee and the staff super friendly

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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We appreciate the wonderful review and your recommendation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in and place is nice with friendly staff. However it all went badly downhill after that. I have a walking problem and balance issues. The guide we got was USELESS!!!!!!!!!!! I got left behind in the main group and being 6 foot tall kept...More

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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. It was nice to hear the staff were friendly when you arrived at the visitor centre. It was unfortunate that you were unable to finish the tour. I recall your visit - you booked on-line for the 5:00 pm...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see something that wasn’t a castle. Our guide was great! Friendly and very informative. Not to physically taxing due to there being stairs. And the donkeys outside are an added bonus ;)

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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us The Great Stalactite is a World Class Wonder of Nature!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want sure about this, but it was pouring rain and it was recommended by a local. I'm glad we went. It was very interesting. The guide was informative and we could spend time exploring and taking pictures.

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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We are delighted you found the guided tour informative and interesting. The Great Stalactite discovered in 1952 is a true wonder of nature! The locals always have good recommendations.

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Spencer S
14 April 2018|
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Response from Kris17900 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Spencer The descent in and out of the cave is via a steel staircase which is encaged on all sides. So you’ll be going down approx 180 steps and going back up on the way out. If you need to, there’s ample room to step to... More
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Spencer S
14 April 2018|
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Response from ChrystineConcord_NH | Reviewed this property |
It is a steep climb down and up. I recommend sturdy shoes. It might be chilly since you descend deeply, I recommend a jacket or sweater.
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Hunnie76
13 July 2016|
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Response from Rachjackson | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't know, you'll have to message caves. Sorry, I can't answer correctly. Only to tell you theres a lot of steps to go down into the cave.
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