Doolin Cave Opening Times and Tour Times
February – October : Open 10am-6pm daily. Tours starting at 10am, on the hour, every hour throughout the day. Last tour at 5pm.
Nov – Jan 31st : Open daily, 10am-4pm. (Last tour at 3pm.) Tours start at 10am, on the hour every hour throughout the day.
Doolin Cave Tour Duration: 45minutes
Top Tips for planning your day at Doolin Cave
We have implemented new safety measures in response to Covid-19. Please view our Covid-19 Response here.
We would ask visitors to bring masks as they are required for the tour. They can also be purchased at the cave (at cost price)
Cave tour bookings are fully refundable if the date of your tour falls within a level of restrictions where our tours cannot go ahead due to government guidelines. Usual booking terms apply when the cave is open and tours go ahead.
Remember to allow yourself time to…
- Explore the farmland nature trail. The nature trail is a self-guided walk around the outside of the cave setting, it is 1km in length.
- Enjoy a delicious seasonal salad, artisanal sandwich, or baked goods, and a cuppa in the Wild at the Cave café.
- Shop for Doolin Cave Pottery, the finest local arts and crafts, gifts and keepsakes, and more in our gift shop
About Doolin Cave
Doolin Cave is a family run tourist attraction located in the West of Ireland on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. The cave is home to one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, the Great Stalactite. The Great Stalactite is the longest free-hanging stalactite in the northern hemisphere, it is 7.3m long weighs an estimated 10 tonnes, it is truly spectacular. Check out the latest reviews from Tripadvisor here. There is also a farmland nature trail on-site with rare and indigenous species of flowers and shrubs and friendly farmland animals. The nature is free to all cave visitors. Learn more about the farmland nature trail here. There is a charming Garden Café and gift shop in the visitor centre building.
Doolin cave is a member of the Burren Ecotourism Network and Doolin Tourism.
Contact Doolin Cave
Doolin Cave is located 15 minutes drive from the Cliffs of Moher and 5 minutes from Doolin on the R479 (Doolin to Fanore Road). Eircode: V95 R299
1 hour from Shannon Airport.
3.5 hours from Dublin.
1 hour, 15 minutes from Galway City.
3 hours from Cork.
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There are many accommodation options near Doolin Cave in Doolin Village and in the wider Burren region. From five star hotels and castle accommodation to cosy bed and breakfasts – there are accommodation options in Doolin and the Burren to suit the needs of every traveler. Accommodation options include bed and breakfasts, farmhouse bed and breakfasts, hotels, hostels, camping and caravan sites, guesthouses and self-catering.
Please click on the following link for accommodation options in the local Doolin area doolin.ie
Please click on the following link for accommodation in the wider Burren region burren.ie