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Guided Cave Tour
The standard guided cave tour is the Owenbrean River -Walking Cave Tour.
Explore this underworld labyrinth as you trace the journey of the Owenbrean River and discover its energy as the waters gurgle and splash venturing deeper into the black abyss. Enlighten your senses as you smell, hear and feel this active living cave around you! This exciting tour follows the Yorkshire Ramblers exploratory route of 1935 past hidden tunnels, still pools, delicate formations and stunning reflections.
Duration: 60 minutes *
Fitness: Average fitness
Steps: 154 on exit of show cave
Distance: 1.5 km Walking Tour (mixture of concrete path, boardwalk and stepped sections)
Marble Arch Caves tours are scheduled throughout the day. All tours are guided and you can guarantee your entry with a time slot. Tours begin at the Visitor Centre and you are required to register your arrival 30 minutes prior to your tour start time.
Cave Tour tickets can be purchased online through the booking system up until midnight the day before your planned visit. The online booking system shows space availability for specified time slots on your selected date, for example on 10th April 11:00am – 10 available (10 spaces available) and 1 available (1 space available).
What To Wear
The temperature in the show cave is approximately 10 degrees all year round. We suggest that visitors wear flat comfortable footwear and bring an extra layer (warm jumper, fleece)
As part of public health Covid-19 mitigation measures, we remind our visitors that the wearing of face coverings is mandatory for everyone over the age of 13 years at the Marble Arch Caves, for more information please visit the Marble Arch Caves Covid-19 Guidance.
The Marble Arch Caves are one of the most active river cave system in Ireland and the UK, the cave is formed from three rivers draining off the Northern slopes of Cuilcagh Mountain. The cave system is 7.1miles/11km long with over 1mile/1.5km developed into a show cave. Carefully constructed paths enables you to comfortably traverse the Marble Arch Caves whilst discrete lighting displays the cave features and delicate cave formations to their best.