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The Pollock Holes

Duggerna Reef, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 87 235 6260
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This is the best blow hole I have ever seen!

On the cliff walk in Kilkee, you will encounter the Pollock Holes. Mesmerizing. Be careful. Don't... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
panama2000
,
Providence, Rhode Island
Great natural swimming holes and great or rummaging too!

Found out about the Pollock Holes when doing some research of the area for our trip. I have to say... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Ponner
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

On the cliff walk in Kilkee, you will encounter the Pollock Holes. Mesmerizing. Be careful. Don't fall in!

2  Thank panama2000
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Found out about the Pollock Holes when doing some research of the area for our trip. I have to say they are amazing. Great for all the family. I'd recommend getting a snorkel and really having a look at the world below. Plenty of different...More

Thank Ponner
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

These three Pollock holes are located at the West-end of Kilkee, just before you take your cliff walk! They are one of Nature's gifts!.. The first Pollock hole is the most shallow, therefore suitable for Children (who can swim!). The two Pollock holes further out...More

3  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It is the best swim in the world whether you try the 1st 2nd or 3rd pollock hole clear cool water that is changed with every tide

Thank sewinggals
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I had heard of the pollocks while researching the area and explored while waiting for others to eat at Diamond. Families come here to swim and explore when the tide is low. Every age is in the cold water (with or without wetsuits) and all...More

1  Thank charla l
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great for paddling in all of the pollock holes. Much warmer and safer than the open sea itself...will do it again tomorrow.

Thank Kilkennyhurler
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Walk out along the left hand side of the beach for about an hour. You'll come to a great café then be able to walk out to these stunning pools

Thank Shinyhead69
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful natural sea water swimming pools. 3 different pools for all level swimmers. Kids can fish here too safely.

1  Thank pepsiilhagrande
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The children enjoyed the Pollock Holes spending a good 3 hours in them.The water was cold but having wetsuits on proved worth while.Lots of fish and they even found a star fish

1  Thank Jen B
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Adults, Kids and teenagers alike enjoy swimming there. A great way to spend a hot day. Diamond rocks cafe at the top for refreshments.

1  Thank SaraS73
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