Almost a third of our attractions within this book are situated within Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland has always been an interesting place to visit and now that it's future is so bright, the people of Northern Ireland are embracing tourism and the welcome you get here is just as great as in the South. There are so many natural wonders to see and Marble Arch Caves is one of those said attractions. Starting off your journey in the caves state of the art visitor centre, you can grab a coffee, have a look around the exhibition area or even watch a presentation in the audio visual theatre. Then make your way into the one of Europe's most amazing showcaves. Not only are the caves spectacular but are also situated on a National Nature Reserve, which adds to the statement that you could literally spend a whole day here with fun for all the family.
Marble Arch Caves
The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is host to one of Europe's finest showcaves allowing visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers. Lively and informative guides conduct tours past a bewildering variety of cave formations - stalactites glisten above stream ways and chambers while fragile mineral veils and cascades of creamy calcite coat walls and spread as shimmering terraces across rock strewn floors. Spectacular walkways allow easy access while powerful lighting reveals the stunning beauty and grandeur of the caves Electrically powered boats glide through huge caverns carrying visitors along a subterranean river. Tours last for 75 minutes and are suitable for people of average fitness. Comfortable walking shoes and a warm sweater are recommended.