Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland


Doolin Cave one of Europe's most compelling cave attractions. Truly an authentic experience. The Great Stalactite it is your only opportunity to see such a large free hanging stalactite anywhere in the world.

From the moment you descend over 80ft into the first tunnel, with your guide, you will enter a world carved by water. Donning your hard hat, you will follow the rough-hewn route of the early explorers who first discovered the cave. When you enter the stunning cathedral-like dome that houses the huge stalactite you will be briefly plunged into a world of primitive darkness. Then in a flash you will be awed as the subtly-lit stalactite appears before you. Far below a magical stream carries the water that carved the primeval world around you to the outside world.

Cave tours take approximately one hour. Environmental protection measures require that numbers per tour are limited to 20 people.

New for 2010- Visitor Centre to be opened in July.

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Doolin Cave
Co Clare

Opening Times

March to November:
11am to 5pm daily.

June, July and August:
first tour at 10am.

By appointment only during other times


Doolin Cave

Doolin - The Great Stalactite

Main Features

The Great Stalactite one of the largest free hanging stalactites in the world.


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