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Aillwee Cave

Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

We went to the Burren not know quite what to expect. When we got to the Cave Experience we were pleasantly surprised. The reception center at the front of the cave is a beautiful rustic stone cabin that houses a snack bar and shop to...More

Thank Brettski9132191321
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Maybe it's because I've been some caves in colorado p, this one didn't do anything for me. We had a limited amount of time and added this visit in last minute and regretted it quickly. There just wasn't much to see for the amount of...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 2 April 2016

The symbol of the bear threw at first as we visited the bird show first. This was very interesting for all the family. Great interaction with the birds too. The caves are very interesting too especially for the older kids.

Thank TCB666
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Its a good place to visit, but after seeing other caves, this one is really dark! I understand that it's all about of experiencing the "real thing", dark as it is on it's natural state, but other great caves better illuminated that I've visited, gives...More

Thank RUIP71
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We recently visited the Cave with our 4children the youngest was 19mths. we all loved it. our tour guide was really nice and informative. its a little claustrophobic in places but worth it to see the beauty of what nature can do. My 6 year...More

Thank doodle-house
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We visited while staying in Galway with the kids. They really enjoyed the adventure in the dark and myself and the hubby enjoyed the history behind the caves. The craft shop was quite reasonable and we purchased a few trinkets to remind us of our...More

Thank Tina m
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We are a family of four who enjoyed this tour which was 29 euro and 35 minutes guided by a tour guide. Our favorite parts were the waterfall, turning off all of the lights briefly (PITCH DARK!) and formations. The grounds are nice- you can...More

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Well done aillwee caves for such a well organised brilliant day. There were plenty of eggs hidden, a separate area for toddlers, face painting, colouring competitions and much much more. The short bird flying sessions were a great idea and easy to drop into. We...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Waited about 15 minutes for the guided tour which itself took about 30 minutes. Interesting to hear the history of how the cave was discovered and how it was formed over the last few millions of years. You can take photos but they don't really...More

Thank Gerrymentle
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The cave was bigger than I expected, but was a little pricey at €12 a head, for the very short tour you get. It was ruined somewhat by several screaming kids, but that's hardly something that can be helped. Our tour guide was lovely and...More

Thank Erika D
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11 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
Kirsten M
5 August 2017|
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Response from Eddie K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All year round.
Matthew J
27 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