Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Located in the heart of The Burren Region of County Clare. Perched high on its Burren terraced mountainside with what has to be one of the most spectacular views of Galway Bay, along The Wild Atlantic Way, Aillwee is a place full of wonder, beauty and discovery.
Aillwee is home to Ireland’s Premiere Show Cave, a dramatic Birds of Prey Centre and an artisan Farmshop where you can taste our unique Award-Winning Burren Gold Cheese. Witness underground and over ground marvels at Aillwee and immerse yourself in a true Burren Experience.
Expert guides will accompany and inform you during your leisurely Cave tour. The tour consists of a 35-minute stroll through the beautiful caverns.
The Birds of Prey Centre has been educating and entertaining visitors with dynamic flying displays set against the dramatic Burren Landscape, since 2008.
Our 26 acre outdoor site includes an eight acre hazel, ash and holly woodland complete with lots of accessible trails and footpaths
It is a must for all who find themselves in the area.
Since reopening, alongside Covid 19, we have enhanced both the site and all our experiences with our visitors comfort and safety a priority.
The tour consists of a 35-minute stroll through the beautiful caverns – over bridged chasms, under weird formations and alongside the thunderous waterfall which sometimes gently sprays the unsuspecting visitor! Marvel at the frozen waterfall and explore the now extinct brown bears’ bones (ursos arctos). Guided Tours of Aillwee Cave depart approximately every 20 minutes throughout the day.
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