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Doolin Cave

Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Great unplanned stop!

We were driving to Doolin and happened upon Doolin Cave, stopped in on a whim and were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erik K
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Unexpectedly Impressive

Although I always refer to Trip Advisor and Fodors for things to do in areas I visit this one was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joed11777
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Port Jefferson, New York
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving to Doolin and happened upon Doolin Cave, stopped in on a whim and were pleasantly surprised. We had a great tour of the cave and saw the stalactite, it is impressive. The only concern I would have would be for people who...More

Thank Erik K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I always refer to Trip Advisor and Fodors for things to do in areas I visit this one was not near the top of my list. Luckily we found ourselves with a little free time and Doolan Cave was near our hotel. It would...More

Thank joed11777
Helen B, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and for the nice review. We are glad you got see the great Stalactite. It is very impressive. We are very proud to have a wonderful attraction here in Doolin. Thank you for the tour guide complement and all in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw it was rated high, so thought we'd give it a try. It was a great decision. The tour was the perfect length, all of us were engaged and learned things. There were two little girls on the tour, about 5 or so. They...More

Thank benbQ2575LZ
Helen B, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and for a brilliant review! We are delighted the whole family enjoyed the experience at Doolin Cave.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my trek into the cave and around it. The stalactite is the 3rd largest in the world! Be prepared for a little hiking. Wear appropriate footwear because it can get slippery! Also, there is a LOT of stairs to climb in the...More

Thank AimeeLeigh1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we were in Doolin we visited the Doolin Cave. The guide was very informative and it was well worth the visit.

Thank Siobhan0810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They offer a discount if you book in advance online so if you know when you would get there it’s worth booking online 20% discount the day we visited. It has the third largest stalactite in the world and the largest in Europe - you...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be honest, we stumbled upon this while looking to kill a little time while we waited on the fog to lift from the Cliffs of Moher but we were so glad we stopped. The stalactite is cool and amazing and all but what really...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see! We arrived early because we stayed at Ballinalacken Castle and got a private tour that was truly amazing.

Thank Deserttrain
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to see the Great Stalactite and lucky enough to get a private tour! We hope you were able to see the lovely views of Ballinalacken Castle from our farmland nature trail.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the tour through Doolin Cave. The guide was very informative. Of course you can't be claustrophobic to do this tour.

Thank Ronald W
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour. For the ones that prefer to stay above ground, we have a 1 Kilometre Farmland Nature Trail and a lovely Cafe to enjoy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favourite stops on my journey around Co.Clare. Great sorry behind the history of the Cave and the Cave itself is amazing. The cafe and staff were outstanding.

Thank Vincent K
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

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

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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
26 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
26 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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