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Doolin Cave

Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Huge stalactite

The surroundings of the cave outside are very beautiful. There is nature trial around with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aleksandra F
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Visited Doolin cave and couldn't recommend it any more. It was truly amazing and would highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BoweBright
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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 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!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The surroundings of the cave outside are very beautiful. There is nature trial around with a lot of diffrent kind of plants and flowers. We can meet there cows, sheep, hens, goats and donkeys. The animals are simply adorable :) We can see there goats...More

Thank Aleksandra F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Doolin cave and couldn't recommend it any more. It was truly amazing and would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Doolin

1  Thank BoweBright
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Cave and for your brilliant review. It is truly amazing and thank you for recommending a visit to anyone visiting Doolin. We are also only a 15 minute drive from the Cliffs of Moher for anyone visiting the Cliffs.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's beautiful place. We really liked our guide, an elderly man with great sense of humor. He made our cave adventure real fun! P.S. he needs to stop giving unrelated Gaza strip/Israel-Lebanon comments thought...

1  Thank Roman M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here to get some lunch and see the cave. There was a wait until the next tour so we sat down and had some rather expensive soup and then took a stroll outside to admire the cows and donkeys in the entrance....More

6  Thank LNCarter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a guided tour of a limestone cave near the Cliffs of Moher, not a bad place to stop off... Tours leave every hour or so and last about 40 min ... just as an FYI there is a set of steps leading down...More

Thank Kevin H
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Cave and for your review. It is a lovely stop, to tour the cave on the way to the Cliffs of Moher or on your return. Thanks for the FYI on the steps.... "what goes down, must come back up".

Reviewed 18 July 2017

The Doolin Cave is a great experience - very original. The guide was great. He spoke very understandable english which was great for my mum, whose english is not so good.

Thank anjakruse
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Cave and for your great review. We are glad you and your Mum enjoyed your experience with us. I will pass on your kind words to our tour guide.

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to have lunch here as the Roadhouse Tavern in Lisdoonvarna was very busy. Doolin Cave is advertised om the Burren Food Trail and with claims of lovely local produce it sounded like a good bet. Its a lovely building and staff were nice...More

Thank damianlandy
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and your visit to the Doolin Cave visitor centre. I was sorry to read that you were disappointed with our Cafe Menu here at Doolin Cave. I have brought this matter to the attention of our Cafe Management team. We...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We were pleasantly surprised at the tour! We had low expectations, and we were impressed with the tour guide and cave.

Thank 1beacon
Management response:Responded 18 July 2017

Thank you for the nice review of our Cave. The Great Stalactite is impressive, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. I will pass on your kind remark to our tour guides.

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Was a great day out loved the history of something so close jus if your tall be happy they give a hard hat and a lot of steps going down and back up so if ur elderly or have a bad leg I wouldn't advise...More

Thank Ashley D
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Cave. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us. Our tour guide will appreciate your kind words and thank you for the mention on our reasonable priced gift shop.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The stalactite was truly beautiful, its incredible what nature can do over time, our tour guide was very informative and good with kids. However, me and my husband were not pleased with the reception desk service we received, a blonde woman was quite rude telling...More

Thank lu_hector
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Cave, we are delighted you and your family enjoyed seeing the Great Stalactite. Apologies for the reception desk service, we are looking to implement a new system for visitors to queue for our tours. I will pass on your nice...More

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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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caleb g
25 February 2016|
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Response from JHBrowne | Property representative |
Hi Caleb, the adult discounted rate is now €13.50, children pay €7 and under 5s are free, just remember there are 120 steps down to the cave and the same back up
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caleb g
25 February 2016|
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Response from Jennie B |
Hi Caleb, Thank you for your inquiry. An adult ticket is €13.50 and a child is €7.00. Children under 3 go free however it may be difficult to bring very young children into the caver as there are 125 steps in and back out of... More
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