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Address: Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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A striking collection of prehistoric underground caves.

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"I don't believe it"

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
aisling26
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Thank blesson c
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Davidd1432
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I do enjoy exploring caves so I was excited to visit "Ireland's Premier Showcave" unfortunately the experience was disappointing and a bit of a let down. These caves are very commercialised and there isn't much here to see to be honest. It wasn't an awful experience but sadly it's not one that I can recommend either.

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Thank Gary M
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The aillwee cave in right in the heart of the burren and you must drive through most of it to get to the cave. Really worth visiting.

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Doolin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is well worth seeing. I think that all caves are unique, in their own way. This should be part of your tour of County Clare.

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Thank homeinmanila
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved this, went hear on my holidays, they don't advertise Father ted although an episode was filmed hear....they should as it was brilliant. scary and educational, worth the money no questions.

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Thank Izy S
Portlaoise, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Superb!!! Nothing but wonderfull can describe our visit here to see Santa, We were two adult's and five kid's and from start to finish everything was fantastic, from the athmosphere, greeting from staff upon arrival, gift's, books + xmas ball for Adult, even the guy on the "walzer's ride" who entertained kid's as they took 5 ride's all inclusive of... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Been there before with the children to see Santa. Very well organised and creative. Great festive atmosphere, a must visit for the children.

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Carlow
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited here last year when Santa arrived and decided to come back again with friends. However, Santa wasn't here yet so we just did the normal tour that happens all year round. Tour guide spoke WAY too quickly and as there was such a large group, it was difficult to hear her with other visitors talking. Felt very crammed... More 

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