Doolin Cave & Farmland Nature Trail

Doolin Cave & Farmland Nature Trail

Take a fully guided tour to see the world’s most compelling cave attraction, the Great Stalactite, at Doolin Cave.

The Great Stalactite is one of the best kept secrets on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, it is the largest stalactite in the Northern Hemisphere and the only one like it open to visitors anywhere in the world.

Wearing a hardhat you will be taken on a fully guided tour over 200 feet under the karst Burren landscape. Take a step back in time over 350 million years to see and learn how this unique landscape was formed, memories of high school geography lessons will come flooding back.

For a moment you will be plunged into primitive darkness before the light is flicked back on to reveal the Great Stalactite. You will be awestruck by this wonder of nature. It is hard to believe that it has formed drop by drop over hundreds of thousands of years.

Doolin Cave Farmland Nature Trail

Afterwards, take an adventure above ground and meet the friendly farm animals on the farmland nature trail and learn about the unique Burren flora. Pygmy goats Vinnie and Minnie are sure to make you laugh and brighten your day with their funny antics. The Farmland Nature Trail is FREE to all cave visitors.

Enchanted Hallow Fairy Village

Take a walk down through the magical glade near the original cave entrance to see what the fairies and troglodytes of Enchanted Hallow Fairy village are up to. Whisper away your worries and wishes and these fairies will do their best to see that they are taken care of.

Opening Times and Practical Information about Doolin Cave

  • The cave is open daily from late February to Mid-December and for two weeks during the Christmas holiday period. Opening times vary according to season, please check the website.
  • Flash photography is permitted in Doolin Cave. Visitors are encouraged to share their photos and videos on or email
  • Strollers and buggies are not permitted on the cave tour.


  • Book Tours Online
  • Cater for Groups
  • Farmland Nature Trail- Complimentary to Visitors
  • Visitor Centre Complete with CafeŽ & Gift Shop


Craggycoradon East
Co. Clare


Phone: +353 65 707 5761

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