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This subterranean system consists of a series of chambers formed over millions of years.
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Castlecomer Road | Ballyfoyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We had Peter as tour guide and he was knowledgeable and hilarious. The caves are beautiful and full of fun facts. It's a bit cold at 9 degrees so be sure to wrap up! The tours start every hour and it's only a fiver for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I visited with my husband and children aged 9 & 11. I had been about 15yrs ago and always wanted to return. It’s a nice, short drive from Kilkenny centre. You enter through a lovely visitor centre where you are met by very friendly and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We arrived just as the tour was about to start and the guide Jean held back until we joined the others. The tour takes about forty minutes and the caves are damp and cool so wear a jumper or a coat if you don't like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank PaulHFromCranley
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I’ve visited these caves a few times over the years, the first time I recall was when I was a primary school kid, and I always enjoyed the visit. This review strictly relates to my most recent visit on Sunday Sep 30th 2018. From my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Z4026TVdarrenh
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a gem of place, fantastic value, €13 family of four, great guide full of energy not as many steps as expected and we really enjoyed every minute of the tour with added bits of lights out and the old Irish jargon.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 41sarah1977
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit. Room with lots of information and a video outlining the history before tour starts. Tour guide was Jean, a native of Kilkenny, and she was just brilliant. She has lots of stories to tell and so obvious that she was genuinely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rebeccacollins40
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had a lovely visit, there was plenty of parking, friendly helpful staff on arrival, there was a good mix of kids and adults we had 5 of our kids with us, and although some kids were asking lots of questions the guide was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Doyle2512
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Very cool experience and we were lucky enough to visit on a day without entrance fees! Lots of stairs, but when they turn the lights out at the end of the tour it's amazing. Also it was very cold and felt wonderful as it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience something that is completely different this is for you also great for those children who are bad into there geography and history as there is a bit of both our tour guide was brilliant she we learned so much from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Derek C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Had a very negative experience here today. We drove a good distance with two very excited kids to visit the dunmore cave and left with two very disappointed kids .We arrived at the desk to pay and straight away we got a lecture from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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666blueeyes
13 August 2018|
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Response from Doyle2512 | Reviewed this property |
No they are very open feel to them no confined spaces.
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Jamessofie
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€5 for an adult and €3 for a child/student. €13 for a family, 2 adults, 2 children.
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