Crag Cave, Castleisland
1 million years of history await in this underground wonder world and one of Ireland’s best examples of an open cave in Ireland. Crag cave is suitable for children and adults with so much to learn and experience. Crag Cave offers more than cave visit with a fun indoor play centre, restaurant, gift shop and some outdoor activities. Crag Cave is located in Castleisland with easy access from Killarney and Tralee. It is open throughout the year with a wonderful seasonal Santa experience in December.
Crag Cave – an underground world
Explore the underground world of limestone and see 1 million years of history. The cave was discovered in 1983 and opened soon after. There are guided tours of the cave available and it is recommended that children should be school age as there are steps and narrow passages in the cave.
In the cave you can learn about cave formation, the development into a show cave and details about what the cave is composed of. There is a family ticket available and is a weather proof experience.
Cray Cave Play Centre
Younger guests can enjoy this large play centre as part of their visit or a standalone visit. There is a large slide, crazy maze area, rope bridge, ball pools, a spiral slide and balls guns. The area is very safe and fun for kids up to 12 years of age. Supervision is on hand and parents can watch from the café area beside.
On pleasant days there is an outdoor play ground with swings, slides and a tent shaped climbing frame.
Gift Shop and Garden Restaurant
Located in the main building of the visitor centre there is a gift shop and restaurant. The gift shop stocks a range of jewellery, bags, ornaments and gifts. Many are made locally with some very nice items on sale. There is a souvenir range and toy section.
The Garden Restaurant is open to all visitors and provides a menu with hot and cold options. Dinner and lunch items are served along with a tasty dessert range and choice of drinks. The kids menu has some nice options too.
When visiting Crag Cave
There is free parking on site and free Wi-Fi internet. Baby changing units are available and tickets can be bought in advance on the website.