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Aillwee Cave

Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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Cliffs of Moher and Burren Day Trip Including Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Cave...
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A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“birds of prey” (225 reviews)
“tour guide” (78 reviews)
“gift shop” (58 reviews)
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Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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+353 65 707 7036
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1 - 10 of 914 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I bought a combo ticket for the cave and the birds of prey. Luckily the birds were excellent and made up for the cave tour. There is a great view of the burren and the valley and sea from the cave car park, but the...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Ailwee cave on the recommendation from our hotel. We hadn't known a thing about it beforehand and I'm so glad we went. We toured the cave first and it took about 40 minutes to go through. It was interesting, but not...More

Thank snhersey16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience seeing some history of Ireland. We felt safe going so far into this cave, rails and lighting well set up. Justin was a great tour guide!

Thank roropatel27
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had rented a car so we had the luxury of just taking any ol' turn off the main road that we wanted. This park was laid out nicely. It was an interesting cave with a bird center and a gift store. It was $12...More

Thank Palletts2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great tour of Ailwee cave at halloween which was fantastic. They had a spooky cave tour with lots of creepy things around each corner and the tour guide was terrific. Our kids loved it!

Thank Jo O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice spot for a family trip... Our children enjoyed it... Both under 10. Guide was good and cave is interesting.

Thank DublinVisitorDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was not expecting to feel any panic, but as soon as I started down the dark damp tunnel that led .5kms deep, I knew it would be a bad experience for me. Fortunately, they allow you to turn around anytime before the first stop....More

1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This combined with birds of prey made for a fantastic family day. Very interesting tour guide and brilliant to see.

Thank Sunlover092
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, unexpectedly the birds were allowed to fly freely, even my children got to hold the birds, fantastic day out

Thank lisareillykids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible limestone cave system, so much larger than what I expected. I have visited a good few caves and mines in Ireland, but this is the most impressive one by far!

Thank VBerard
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MKR-kILKENNY
12 October 2017|
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Response from Fionn246 | Property representative |
Hi. You may be sorted by now but here are a few options: The Wild Atlantic Lodge B&B, Ballyvaughan The Falls Hotel &Spa, Ennistymon Woodstock Hotel, Ennis Maldron Hotel, Oranmore The Cliffs of Moher Hotel, Liscannor... More
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Kirsten M
5 August 2017|
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Response from Eddie K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All year round.
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Matthew J
28 July 2017|
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Response from Fionn246 | Property representative |
Hi Matthew. We have babies carried like you suggest go in and out of the cave every day. There are a couple of places where you will have to bend for a short time. There are also two bridges to cross and twenty two steps to... More
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