Giants Causeway Day Tour from Belfast

What can I expect
  • Get a picture at the famous Dark Hedges
  • Visit the iconic Giants Causeway – UNESCO World Heritage site
  • See the historic Bushmills Distillery and Dunluce Castle
  • See the best of the Northern Irish coastline

Day Tour along the North Antrim Coast

The Dark Hedges

On this day tour from Belfast, you will see some of Ireland’s most stunning attractions and coastline. The Giant's Causeway tour from Belfast takes you on a journey along Northern Ireland's Antrim Coast Road taking in the most stunning scenery. Your guide for the day will bring you through the rich history of the Antrim towns and villages, and you will also see key Game of Thrones Film Locations along the way. 

Leaving Belfast you will journey north along the coast road visiting two quaint Antrim villages - Carnlough and Cushendun. Next up, you will stop off at the famous and picturesque Dark Hedges - known for being the film location for Kings Road in Game of Thrones. This is one of the most popular spots in recent years in Northern Ireland, and a highlight for many.  

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Couple look over edge while crossing carrick-a-rede rope bridge

After your lunch stop at the Fullerton Arms (lunch not included), the next visit is to the iconic and exhillarating Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge where you can choose to cross the bridge over the 100 foot drop to the rocks and crashing sea beneath. If you choose not to cross, your guide will direct you to the magnificent viewing area where you can take a distant picture of the bridge.  

Explore the Giants Causeway

Giants Causeway

Following the stop at the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, there is a short stop at the historic Bushmills Whiskey distillery before arriving at the UNESCO World Heritage site, The Giant's Causeway is one of Ireland’s most popular sites, and no trip to Northern Ireland would be complete without a visit to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway. As the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland, the must-see attractions is a highlight of the day. This stunning location is immersed in myth and legend and it is here that you will have the opportunity to capture some of the best images of the North Coast of Ireland.

From the Grand Causeway, which is the largest of three rock outcrops which make up the Giant's Causeway to the magical Wishing Chair - a natural throne formed from a perfectly arranged set of columns, the Giants Causeway is an attraction like no other.

Itinerary

Belfast - Depart at 9am. Check in at 8.45am

Carnlough - Series six of Game of Thrones featured Carnlough harbour feature for the first time. This harbour although built in the nineteenth century during the famine years, still retains an olde world charm, which meant that it didn't seem out of place when it first appeared in Game of Thrones.

Cushendun - A stunning coastal location with incredibly rugged and beautiful geological features. What happened in these Cushendun caves took many GOT fans by surprise. Melisandre's shadow baby was born here.

Dark Hedges - Now an iconic attraction in County Antrim, it is described as "One of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland and a popular attraction for tourists from across the world". The Hedges found fame when they appeared in the first series of Game of Thrones.

Fullerton Arms - Tourvstop at this popular restaurant for lunch (Not included in the cost of the tour)

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge - An opportunity to cross this Rope Bridge which was at one time used by salmon fishers. (Fee not included)

Bushmills Distillery - View the historic Bushmills Whiskey Distillery (Please note there is no time for the official Bushmills distillery tour).

Giant's Causeway - Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site. (Fee included)

Dunluce Castle (Look across and take a photo of the stunning castle and coastline).

Return to Belfast - 6pm approx.

Dunluce Castle

Covid-19 Protocols

Covid-19 Procedures: -Face masks required whilst on the coach -Temperature checks before boarding the coach -Hand sanitiser provided on the coach

 

  • 08:45 Check-In and the tour will depart at 09:15 from: Irish Tour Tickets 10 Great Victoria Street Belfast
  • Drop off in Belfast City Centre at approx 6:00pm
  • Timings are approximate and subject to change. Irish Tour Tickets will not be held responsibile for delays and traffic conditions.
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