Step into 1 million years of history and wonder at Crag Cave, Ireland’s most exciting show cave! At 3.82km long, Crag Cave is the longest cave in Kerry and the seventh longest cave in the Republic offering one of the finest examples of limestone cave formation in Ireland. Etched over time into a natural wonder, this 350m show cave offers an amazing view of how a cave is formed. Come and see the incredible examples of pillars, stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, curtains and straws that have been meticulously forming over the last 15,000 years.

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Discovered in 1983 and thought to be over 1 million years old Crag Cave is a magical wonderland of stalagmites and stalactites. It is an all weather visitor attraction located in Castleisland Co. Kerry, 2 km off the N21.

The tour begins at a limestone outcrop at the caves entrance. It is here that you will hear how this rock was formed 350 million years ago and what processes took place to form the cave. The solubility of limestone and its brick-wall-like structure will be explained which all contributes to how these spectacular cave passages have been formed. The tour visits 12 unique locations in and about the cave with a wide variety of guides and activities on offer

  • Opening times from 10am till 6pm
  • Opening days vary depending on time of year
  • Prices from £15 per person for adults
  • Prices from £6 per person for children, children under 4 go free
  • Located 25 minutes outside of Tralee

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