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$26.54 Day Trips & Excursions

Belfast to Giant’s Causeway Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

Leave central Belfast in the morning and head to the first stop is Carrickfergus Castle -- a striking Norman castle that’s said to be one of the best preserved in Northern Ireland. Enjoy a photo stop here, and hear from your guide how it was built in the 12th century to guard the approach to Belfast Lough. Head northeast along the Antrim Coast by luxury coach. To the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, an exhilarating crossing that connects the mainland to Carrick-a-Rede Island. Feeling brave? Take a walk across it (own expense) and try hard not to look down at the 100-foot (30-meter) drop! If you prefer to keep your feet firmly on dry land, your guide will point you in the right direction for a bracing walk along the magnificent headland. We have lunch in the lovely village of Ballintoy in a local pub offering home made traditional food. Hop back on board your bus and continue to the Old Bushmills Distillery, where the famous Bushmills Irish whiskey is produced. Browse tempting wares in the gift shop and then head off to see the incredible Giant’s Causeway! As Northern Ireland’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Giant’s Causeway is sure to impress! The fascinating natural wonder consists of hexagonal rock columns that somehow fit together like a baffling puzzle. Climb the ancient stones that line the coastline, and hear the myths surrounding their appearance from a professional National Trust guide. A popular tale is that the rocks were created as giant stepping stones for the fabled Irish giant Finn Mac Cool, so that he could cross the sea to Scotland. After enjoying Giant’s Causeway, board your coach and travel south, stopping to admire the ancient ruins of Dunluce Castle, a once-important medieval stronghold. After a short walk around, return to central Belfast where your tour ends.

$46.44 Cultural & Theme Tours

'Game of Thrones' and Giant's Causeway Day Tour from Belfast

Hop aboard your coach at your central Belfast hotel, and travel along the scenic Causeway Coastal Route. As you travel north, your guide will talk to you about the popular Game of Thrones TV series, adapted from George Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels. Stop in the town of Cushendun and walk to the caves where Melisandre of Asshai gave birth to her ‘shadow baby’ who went on to slay Renly Baratheon. Hear tales of the power struggles, battles and trysts between the noble families of Westeros, and learn all about the exploits of King Joffrey Baratheon.Travel by coach to Ballycastle to see where Varys was born as a slave in the Free Cities, and after stretching your legs on a stroll, travel to the Dark Hedges road. With its natural archway of intertwined trees, the road is one of Northern Ireland’s most photographed locations and the place where Arya Stark dressed as a boy to escape from King’s Landing. Pose for pictures, and then continue your journey north.The next destination is larrybane Quarry right next to the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge – an iconic crossing that connects the mainland to Carrick-a-Rede Island. While not used in Game of Thrones, the bridge is framed by magnificent headland that provided a backdrop for several scenes. After a quick photo stop, continue to the fishing village of Ballintoy for lunch (own expense), and then travel to the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway,While the location hasn’t been used in Game of Thrones, the site is the Causeway Coast’s showpiece, and it’s well worth visiting while in the area. Walk around admiring the hexagonal rock columns and gaze out at the crashing waves along the dramatic coastline.Board your coach and travel back to Belfast, your tour then finishes in the early evening in the center of Belfast.

$24.55 Cultural & Theme Tours

Titanic Belfast Admission Ticket with SS Nomadic Access

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Titanic Belfast, Belfast, Northern IrelandExplore the shipyard on an electronic dark ride, experience the excitement of launch day and walk the decks as our nine interactive galleries bring the Titanic story to life... Duration: 2 hoursStop At: SS Nomadic, Belfast, Northern IrelandWalk the decks of the last remaining White Star Line vessel and experience over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history... Duration: 30 minutes

$16.59 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Belfast City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour 48-Hour Pass

A city with an infamous history, Belfast has become a lively, friendly and welcoming place, with a rich history and culture.Customers can choose whether to hop-on and hop-off at any of the 23 tour stops with our flexible bus ticket, or, stay on the tour for the full duration which takes approximately 90 minutes!Hop-on at Stop 1, Castle Place, to start your Belfast bus tour from the very beginning. On our open-top double-decker bus, passengers will be able to admire the wonderful views from the get go, as the bus approaches the Albert Memorial Clock. The Clock, located in Queen’s Square, is one of Belfast’s’ most famous landmarks since it’s completion in 1869.Another of Belfast’s most famous attractions is the Titanic Quarter. It is the largest Titanic visitor attraction in the world and won the ‘World’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ in 2014. Hop-off here to explore the many galleries dedicated to the sinking of the famous ship and a detailed overview of how it sank. One of the most amazing activities to do here is to walk the deck of the museum’s reconstruction of the ship!Belfast also holds the record for the world’s largest indoor market – hop-off at Stop 10 to explore St George’s Market.To see more of Belfast’s historic side, hop-off at the Shankill Memorial Park at Stop 21 to honour those who died in the Shankill Bombings in 1993. The Cathedral Quarter is another wonderful place to explore the city’s history and beautiful architectures, as well as the Northern Ireland War Memorial.The tour stops along the route are as follows: • Castle Place • Customs House • Odyssey Arena (SSE) • Titanic Belfast • HMS Caroline • Parliament Buildings • Belmont Road • Hollywood Road • Lower Newtownards Road • St. George’s Market • May Street • Great Victoria Street • Dublin Road • Shaftsbury Square • Queen’s University • Eglantine Avenue • Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich (Café and Tourist Information) • Falls Memorial Garden • International Wall Murals • Spectrum Tourist Information Centre • Shankill Memorial Garden • Crumlin Road • Donegal Street-Cathedral Quarter and St. Anne’s CathedralPassengers can hop on and hop off at any of these 23 tour stops.Don't forget, as you travel on our City Sightseeing bus to take full advantage of our brilliant audio commentary, available in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French and Chinese. 

$38.48 Day Trips & Excursions

Game of Thrones and Giants Causeway from Belfast

Join us on our Game of Thrones film locations tour where we will show you not only where the series was filmed in Northern Ireland but also the magnificent scenery hidden within our country.First of all you will make your way to a little fishing village on the coast road called Carnlough. The harbor at Carnlough was featured in season six. No-one goes swimming in the harbor today, but later, one girl just might…From here you make your way to Cushendun Caves. Although this is a stunning location, it is what happened within these caves that so many fans were taken by surprise. The Shadow which is very similar to the Banshee is this area appeared here.You will then arrive at the Giant’s Causeway which was not one of the filming locations but nevertheless, this fascinating structure is a must see sight during your time in Northern Ireland.After here you will make your way to one of the oldest castles built in Northern Ireland. The ruins of Dunluce Castle which has been the inspiration for so many local fantasy writers.We will then bring you in-land and over to the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge which appears in season six and is a major part to one characters storyline. If you wish to cross the bridge there will be a requirement.Before we make our way back to Belfast we continue travelling in-land even more, we make our way to the stunning and mystical Dark Hedges where you will get the chance to use some props and imagine that you are disguising yourself to avoid being captured for the Brotherhood! As well as giving a sneak insight into how and where the Game of Thrones scenes were filmed, your guide will also focus on how the series is linked with the history, religion, mythology and mysticism of the areas.Although Game of Thrones did not do any filming at the Giant’s Causeway site, as a special bonus we will make a short stop here giving you the chance to experience the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland.**We are the only tour company operating from Belfast to include admission to the Giant's Causeway Visitors Centre.

$37.15 Day Trips & Excursions

Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Belfast

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern IrelandYou'll have chance to stop along the way to admire the  Dark Hedges, a key filming location for hit TV series Game of Thrones, for 10 - 15 minutes. The trees were planted 270 years ago by the Stuart family as a driveway to their Gracehill Manor. It is now very well known to amateur photographers.  Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandEnjoy around 1.5 hours to marvel at the spectacular landscapes at the  Giant's Causeway, made up of some 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. It has often been described as the 8th wonder of the world. You will see why once you have visited the place. This is one of the world's greatest natural attractions. According to mythology, Finn built the Causeway as stepping stones to cross the Irish sea in order to battle Benandonner, a Scottish giant. Although a giant himself, when Finn reached Scotland he saw that Benandonner was almost twice his size, and immediately retreated with his rival in pursuit. Finn’s wife disguised him as a baby, and on seeing the child, Benandonner fled home fearing how enormous it’s father must be.  Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern IrelandContinue along the coast to the Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge, a 66-foot (20-meter) long bridge that crosses the Atlantic Ocean, linking the mainland to the Carrick-a-rede Island. You'll have around 1 hour and 20 minutes to explore, which is plenty of time to brave the bridge crossing or hike along the coast, enjoying views of nearby Sheep Island and the Mull of Kintyre. You will be able to cross the bridge for free if the weather is nice and the bridge is open on the day. Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: Dunluce Castle, Portrush, County Antrim, Northern IrelandEnjoy a photo stop at the beautiful Dunluce Castle. These Castle ruins are famous for being the best castle ruins in Ireland to photograph. Making the average amateur photographer look like a profesional. The tour will include this stop only from the 12th of April until the 1st of September.Duration: 5 minutesPass By: Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern IrelandWe will be driving along the famous  coastal route and go through beautiful coastal towns like Ballycastle where you will enjoy a fantastic view of islands just off the coast like Sheep Island, Rathlin Island and maybe even a glimpse of Scotland. 

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