Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Tour from Dublin

Day Trips & Excursions in Dublin

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See Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site and embark on a unique guided trip from Dublin. Visit the spectacular sight of Giant's Causeway and venture across the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. On this tour you will also visit the Dark Hedges and Belfast.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern IrelandThe Dark Hedges were planted 270 years ago by the Stuart family as a driveway to their mansion Gracehill Manor. It is now the most photographed natural phenomenon in Northern Ireland.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Bushmills Distillery, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandThe Bushmills Distillery is the oldest working distillery on the beautiful North Coast. Our guide will share with you historic information about whiskey making in Ireland and Scotland.Stop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandThis must-see World Heritage Site is Northern Ireland's most popular visitor attraction, and for good reason. Magnificent seascape and of course the awe-­inspiring hexagonal/polygonal stone columns that form the legendary Causeway itself, some of which reach 40 feet (12 meters) into the air. The Giant’s Causeway was declared a World Heritage Site in 1986. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesPass By: Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern IrelandGetting on the coastal route you have the opportunity to see beautiful coastal towns like Ballycastle, where you will enjoy fantastic view of islands just off the coast like Sheep Island, Rathlin Island or maybe even a glimpse of Scotland.Pass By: Glens of Antrim, County Antrim, Northern IrelandAnother unique part of the tour will be going across the Glens of Antrim with amazing panoramic views, instead of driving around them, on the way back to Belfast.Stop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern IrelandCarrick­a­Rede is an abandoned fishing island located just a few miles from the Giant’s Causeway. This 90 ­feet deep chasm is traversed by a traditionally built rope bridge which rewards the daring visitor with arguably the best views in the country. When the weather is nice and the bridge is open, you can cross the Rope Bridge for free!Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: City Hall, Belfast, Northern IrelandYou will spend approximately 1.5 hours here. Belfast has a very compact city centre as a legacy of the Troubles, also known internationally as the Northern Ireland conflict. Visit the Crown bar, Big Fish, Albert’s Clock and many more attractions in the city centre while you do some shopping or buy snacks for your way back to Dublin.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge for free when it is open
  • All other attractions can be seen without extra charges
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Giant's Causeway

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Step back in time on a history tour