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Doolin Cave

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Roadford, Doolin V95 R299, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled to the Doolin Caves as a part of my visit to the Doolin area. I really enjoyed my visit. Denise at the front desk was so hospitable, friendly and helpful. Dermot the tour guide through the caves was super knowledgeable and funny. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Clarabarton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cave is a unknown gem and definitely not getting enough publicity. The largest stalactite is absolutely magnificent, no picture does it justice. The bell-jar formations in the roof were specticular. The tour was excellent, the gentleman gave an excellent account of the history of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our trip, we were visiting Dooling for a wedding but wanted to explore this gorgeous part of Ireland. This was our first stop. We arrived to a spacious car park and the visitor centre. We had booked in advance and arrived early...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David-Dibs-Bishop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was a blast. He had a ton of knowledge about the caves and made it fun with his sense of humor. These caves are definitely not something to skip. We got there early and ended up having our own private tour. Highly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amberteresa3
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and that you were lucky to experience a private tour.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really excellent tour of the third longest stalactite in the world and the longest in Europe. It’s 120 steps (12 floors down) and no elevator. Once down in the cave you are required to wear a hard hat and have to bend...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your good advice on claustrophobic issues. Some people don't realise they are claustrophobic until they have reached the bottom of the stairs at 70 metres/200ft below ground level. If this happens the tour guide will always make...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m assuming if your researching the cave this stuff interests you. You won’t be disappointed. Well run, very interesting hearing stories about discovery. Hike up will be tough for some but worth it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank guinness39
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your recommendation. We are glad you found it interesting and enjoyed hearing the stories about the discovery.

Reviewed 7 February 2019

There was a long descent on a narrow staircase and I starting thinking on the way down if it would be worth it, worrying about the long climb back up. In fact it was spectacular when we got to the cave and this was one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 544petery
Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for writing this review. It is spectacular and the whole World should see such a World class wonder of nature. We are very proud to have the great Stalactite in this part of Ireland!

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour here! So interesting. Tour is about 45 mins long. Wear flat comfy shoes. Lots of steps and uneven ground. Very interesting. Nice souvenir shop, and place to get coffee etc. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your reccommendation. We are delighted you had a great tour and found it interesting. Good advice on footwear!

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We added a tour to the Doolin Cave on our tour of the area. It was interesting it not monumental. I would not waste the time while in Ireland. We have been to caverns with more to see.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave. I was confused when reading your review,"it was interesting..... but you would not waste the time while in Ireland". It happens to be the largest free-hanging Stalactite in Europe and the third largest in the World and thousands of...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected gem of a find. I enjoyed the historical and ongoing preservation of this site. Thank you Jim for the tour

Date of experience: November 2018
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Connector780285, Manager at Doolin Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for visiting Doolin Cave and for your wonderful review. We are delighted you found our hidden gem! Our great tour guide Jim will appreciate the mention.

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4 January 2019|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
I just rang them they are open all of february tour are from 11-4 when you get here there contact number is 065 7075761 is a nice place to visit hope you enjoy your trip
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Angela D
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Not wheelchair accessible
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Spencer S
14 April 2018|
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Response from Kris17900 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Spencer The descent in and out of the cave is via a steel staircase which is encaged on all sides. So you’ll be going down approx 180 steps and going back up on the way out. If you need to, there’s ample room to step to... More
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