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Aillwee Cave

Category: Families, Kids, Outdoors, Rainy Day, Nature/Wildlife, Sightseeing

Type: Visitor Centres, Tours, General Attractions

Co Clare
Tel: +353 65 707 7036

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Visitors to this 2-million-year-old cave will see more than the amazing illuminated tunnels and waterfalls

Aillwee Cave

Visitors to this 2-million-year-old cave will see more than the amazing illuminated tunnels and waterfalls, for there is also much of interest to food lovers - at the Farm Shop, for example, you can watch the award winning Burren Gold Cheese being made by cheesemaker and apiarist, Ben Johnson.

Arriving visitors will also notice The Burren Birds of Prey & Educational Centre (on the left, opposite Burren Cheese), which is home to the largest and most varied display of birds of prey in Ireland. Daily flying displays provide a rare opportunity to see these magnificent birds in dramatic free flight, as well as a mountain trail.

A visit to Ireland's premier showcave is a very worthwhile experience when visiting the Burren, and full of surprises.

Opening Time:

Ope all year (mornings only Mid Nov - Dec 22nd). Daily from 10am - closing times may vary. Flying Displays daily at 12.00 & 3.30pm

Admission Charge:

Cave Only: Adult €12.00 / Child €5.50 / Student & OAP €9.00 / Family €29.00 (2A+2C), €35.00 (2A+3/4C). Birds of Prey Centre: Adult €8.00 / Child €6.00. Joint Admission Rates: Adult €17.00 / Child €10.00 / Student & Oap €15.00 / Family €39.00 (2A+1C) / €45.00 (2A+2C) / €49.00 (2A+2/3C). Cheese Tour: €2.00. Group Rates: Cave Only: Adult €8.50 / Primary Group €5.00 / Secondary Group €5.50. Joint Rates: Adult €12.00
Aillwee Cave - Ballyvaughan County Clare Ireland
Aillwee Cave - Ballyvaughan County Clare Ireland
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4.5 km (3 miles) south of Ballyvaughan.

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