Doolin Cave
Doolin Cave
4.5
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
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EXPLORE THE POWER OF ONE ONE drop of water that kept falling over hundreds of thousands of years to form ONE mighty, breath-taking wonder: the largest, most awe-inspiring stalactite in Europe. ONE dramatic underground experience like no other in Ireland – offering up a limestone wonderland 70 feet below ground. And ONE multi-faceted destination that combines the thrill of a descent into the depths of the earth with a wealth of above-ground attractions. – from the wild beauty of an indigenous walking trail, to fascinating glacial clay pottery to take home and treasure. This is Doolin Cave, a deep dive into a world in ONE. Once experienced – never forgotten.
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Karen V
45 contributions
May 2023 • Friends
This is really tough for people with disabilities, aged or claustrophobic. It requires you to walk down 200 feet on steps and then back up. Most people on our tour had to stoop as the rock ceiling is very low. When you have been to many caves, getting to the single stalagmite, did not seem worth the close quarters and the steep stairs. Improvements cannot be made but a more serious warning at the entry would help make the decision whether to go down or not.
Written 31 May 2023
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John
Wollongong, Australia18 contributions
This is probably an underrated attraction on the County Clare coast, in the shadow of the Cliffs of Moher. But it’s so very worth a visit. The story of the discovery of the cave system, and the large stalactite, is also strongly linked to the area’s geology. Our guide was really keen to ensure we got the most from our tour, and that we moved through the sometimes restricted passages safely. His commentary was very informative, and laced with doses of dry humour along the way.
Written 24 May 2023
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SaucyDrJesus
Longview, TX21 contributions
My wife and I took a tour of the cave after walking the Cliffs of Moher and although the cliffs are a tough act to follow, the Doolin Cave was up the the task. The stalactite was far larger than I was expecting and the story of its discovery was extremely interesting.
Written 7 May 2023
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Dn
13 contributions
Apr 2023 • Family
Our tour guide Myles was lovely. Sometimes these Tours can be boring but it was very interesting, kids loved it especially the information on Fossils. Great value too, lots of different info, time flew and we loved it. You can do a lovely walk before or after including a fairy village. Would definitely recommend
Written 30 April 2023
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Compass19352939096
1 contribution
Apr 2023
Tour was decent but price absolutely ridiculous for what it was. Stalactite is cool but rest of it quite underwhelming.
Written 13 April 2023
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John P
Rapid City, SD32 contributions
Very pleasant and informative tour lasting approximately 50-55 minutes. Lots of steps down and back up so wear your best walking shoes with grip as some wetness expected on stone. Tour is on the every hour and can pay and reserve on-line and highly recommend you do in advance as tour size is limited. Lots of nice gift items in gift shop as well.
Written 28 March 2023
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SWilson10
Seattle, WA159 contributions
You start out in a gift shop and then a guide takes you into the cave. You’ll wear a hard hat and believe me, it’s a good idea to wear it. The first part is small, narrow, and a little bit claustrophobic. I’m not tall, 5’1+, and my head just missed the top of this area. However this area is not long and soon it’s bigger and wider.
Now comes the part I wasn’t expecting, a long walk down several flights of stairs, but there were stops along the way with interesting geological sights. And throughout the tour the guide was well informed and interesting.
Important detail, wear comfortable closed toe shoes, preferably water proof, because it’s a little wet in parts of the cave.
The entire tour takes less than an hour but was something different and really interesting. It was worth it and we’re glad we had the experience.
Written 1 February 2023
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Thank you for your review and your feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed the experience and are very grateful to you for taking the time to write about your experience. Much appreciated.
Written 16 March 2023
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Michael D
1 contribution
Nov 2022
The tour was great! It was nice that our group was small and Miles was able to take the time to show us more things going on in the cave than he would be able to with a larger group.
Written 30 November 2022
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Thank you for your 5* review and your feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed the experience and are very grateful to you for taking the time to write about your experience. Much appreciated.
Written 11 January 2023
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JHMTTL
Woodbine, MD1,583 contributions
Jul 2022
My wife and I enjoy going into caves. The Doolin caves are easy to navigate inside, plenty of parking and a cafe. It was a great place to spend some time on another rainy day.
Written 26 November 2022
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Thank you for your review and your feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed the experience and are very grateful to you for taking the time to write about your experience. Much appreciated.
Written 11 January 2023
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EvaF
Dublin, Ireland28 contributions
Nov 2022 • Family
Great experience. Very interesting, guide knowledgeable, helpful and happy to answer any questions. Staff very friendly- desserts very tasty
Written 20 November 2022
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Thank you for your 5* review and your feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed the experience and are very grateful to you for taking the time to write about your experience. Much appreciated.
Written 11 January 2023
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