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Doolin Cave

Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5761
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Great choice for an interesting informative tour.

Doolin cave is an excellent choice for a short 1 hour tour of the cave. The guide was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert M
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Louisiana
Incredible

Took my 2 kids to see this...they loved it. It's a very impressive cave with an amazing story... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChefDaveMc
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Doolin cave is an excellent choice for a short 1 hour tour of the cave. The guide was very informative and very knowledgeable about the history of the cave. The entrance to the cave is down a set of steps and a short walk through...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 2 kids to see this...they loved it. It's a very impressive cave with an amazing story behind it. The guide was great with the kids. There's a nice cafe and a nice walk area with some animals for the kids to see.....its a...More

Thank ChefDaveMc
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for the great review! I will pass on your kind words to our tour guides. Glad you and your kids enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting 1 hour tour of the cave. Guide was very good and informative. You can also walk the grounds of the property.

Thank chopr147
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, glad you enjoyed your walk on our Nature Trail.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cave is nice enough, the stalactite is breathtaking! The reception/shop is small & nice, and the lady at the till was very friendly. The info panels in the shop are very basic though, and contain a couple spelling mistakes. Also - a picture of...More

Thank sean307
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Sean, Thank you for your review and I agree the stalactite is breathtaking! We, at Doolin Cave appreciate your feedback on your visit and for bringing to our attention the picture of an ammonite that is named incorrectly. Thank you for visiting and if...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the third largest stalactite in the World today. It was gorgeous! If I remember our guide correctly, it only grows a centimeter every 2000 years. Part of it is still growing and is whiter. The other half has stopped and Is darker. To...More

Thank hfpsychologist
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. Good advice on the footwear. Our goats like to greet our visitors from the roof top as well as enjoying some green grass.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was foggy and raining, on our last day, and, our BnB owner suggested we visit the caves! We quickly joined a (2 person) group, who had just left on a mandatory guided tour. (I think they are every hour) You don a helmet, and,...More

1  Thank phillydiver
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice review. Going underground is always good especially on a wet, foggy day, its also a good way to cool down on those hot days... During high season we offer guided tours every half hour. We are glad you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After seeing the Cliffs of Mohr we stopped in Doolin. The cave was a great thing to see for the whole family. Recommend wearing wellies or old sneakers and the cave is wet and slightly muddy.

Thank nikim
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice review of our Cave. We are delighted the whole family enjoyed themselves and thanks for the good advice on footwear.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cave is a nice trip. You go underground (many steps) and you can see the beautiful place. I can just recommend it.

Thank vicasy1
JHBrowne, Owner at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for recommending a visit to Doolin Cave, glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cave tour was amazing and the tour guide was excellent. The cafe experience was very strange, a few staff were like stalkers and it felt very uncomfortable for me and my partner.

Thank walbc11
JHBrowne, Owner at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review of the cave and sorry you were uncomfortable in the cafe, most of our customers find the staff pleasant and attentive. I will pass on your comments to the cafe staff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff where lovely the sights where amazing ..do they should but a bit of work into the family wild life walk theyd get alot more family business ❤

Thank Lisa D
JHBrowne, Owner at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Lisa, Thank you for your thoughtful reply. Could you let me know what kind of work you would like to see done on the nature trail as we are always trying to improve our product?

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Hunnie76
Can i bring my dog visiting in sept on holiday from wales
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
what would it cost for 1 adult, 1 child and 1 baby
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
how much would it cost for 1 adult,1 child and 1 baby
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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