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Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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+353 65 707 7036

A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.

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Me and my buddy stopped here on our road trip around Ireland. We had a guided tour and our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We were the only two people on the tour. She... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Porter Z
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with two kids - absolutely fantastic venue. Such a great tour in the cave, takes about 40 minutes in total and is surprisingly warm. Parts are dark so remember to have your phone torch well charged. There is a restaurant at the entrance with a shop. Food very fresh and reasonably priced - three sandwiches for less than 7... More 

Thank Molly101
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for santa visit in December and by far the best we've done yet. Very personalised experience and well organised. The whole thing lasted about 2 hours and we were kept entertained the entire time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out of season but everything was open. The cafe served really lovely fresh local food. The tour of the caves was the perfect length with loads of history packed in. All the staff were friendly and polite. The birds of prey were amazing. We almost had our own private show and got to hold a few of the birds.... More 

Thank Yvonne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The caves are a quick little tour with some interesting info. The folks that work here are very nice!

Thank Cali D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aillwee Caves is a fantastic day trip from Galway City and 100% worth the visit out to see. The caves themselves are a good way to spend a couple of hours and the tour itself is very interesting and informative. Staff are always friendly and there's a lovely little shop and cafe on location as well as other attractions in... More 

Thank Kyle W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner came here on a Wednesday morning when it was quiet the staff were unbelievably friendly/helpful and the cave itself was very interesting . I would honestly recommend people to go see this great natural Irish attraction and I would highly recommend buying the fudge they make on site it's absolutely delicious

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my buddy stopped here on our road trip around Ireland. We had a guided tour and our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We were the only two people on the tour. She answered our questions and explained what we were seeing. There are a couple water falls and some bear bones to check out as well. The caves... More 

Thank Porter Z
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

It was good to see the history of how the caves were performed. Its nearly cool and shows wonders of nature. The guided tour was worth

Thank blesson c
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Visited the Caves for the first time recently. The caves themselves were amazing to see but the tour was very quick and felt it lacked detail. The tour was full of screaming children ( around 7 ) who were scared / excited of the dark caves, and made it very hard to hear the guide, who i felt rushed the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The caves are definitely a must see when in Clare. Very interesting and dynamic tour. We visited as part of a group of 7, overall everybody really enjoyed the tour, however the consensus of the group was that at €12 per person the tour was a little pricey. As Fr. Ted fans we really enjoyed it.

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