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$874.12 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Antrim Coast and Glens 8 Day Self Guided Hike

Day 1: Arrive in Broughshane or Larne - You begin your holiday on the first evening in either in Larne or Broughshane – depending on accommodation availability. On arrival you will receive you information pack containing all your maps & route notes for your trip.Day 2: Hike the Shillanavoghy Valley - After a hearty breakfast you will be transferred to Ballyboley Forest. From here you will travel west in the shadow of Slemish Mountain. On arrival to the end of your hike you will be transferred back to Broughshane/ Larne for your overnight.Walk Details: Distance: 16kms. Duration: 5hours. Day 3: Ballyboley to Glenarm -Today you will travel back to Ballyboley Forest to start your walk. You will hike North, with the route starting with a gentle climb as we contour around Agnews Hill, continuing along to the Sallagh Braes. From here you will follow the Ulster Way north along a beautiful ridgeline, until you descend into the quaint village of Glenarmm. Overnght in Cushendall. Walk Details: Distance: 20kms. Duration: 6hours. Day 4: Orrabeg to Ballycastle - Today you return to Orra Beg and head north for Ballycastle. The final part of today’s walk takes you into Ballycastle Forest where you descend along a good forest path into Ballycastle. Overnight at Ballycastle. Walk Details: Distance: 17kms. Duration: 5.5hours. Day 5: Fair Head Loop - This hike takes you around the magnificent coastal route of Murlough and Fair Head. The path hugs the coast with dramatic cliff drops. If it is a misty day with poor visibility there are several looped walks from the car park at Fair Head Farm that can be enjoyed instead. Overnight in Ballycastle. Walk Details: Distance: 8kms. Duration: 4 hours. Day 6: Larrybane to Giants Causeway - The best coastal walk in Ireland – bar none! Varied geology, views across to Scotland, cliff and beach walks, the Giant’s Causeway and Ireland’s smallest church are all to be found on today’s route. Walk Details: Distance: 18 kms. Duration: 6 hours. Day 7: Portballintrae to Portstewart - Your final day’s walk begins on the coastal road to Portrush passing Magheracross viewpoint and Dunluce Castle, perched precariously high on a promontory overlooking the sea. Your walk continues along Mill Strand (beach) and then, following the Causeway markers, the route continues along the coastline, ending at the promenade in Portstewart. Overnight at Portstewart.Walk Details: Distance: 18 kms. Duration: 6 hours. Day 8: Departure - After a final breakfast and farewell in Portstewart you commence your homeward journey.

$1038.98 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Game of Thrones Westeros Way 8 Day Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Belfast - You begin your holiday on arrival to your accommodation in Belfast. If you arrive early you can use this time to take a Black Taxi Tour of the city, visit the Titanic experience or the Botanic Gardens.Day 2: Game of Thrones Bus Tour and Winterfell Experience - Today you will travel South from Belfast on a bus tour exploring some of the locations located around Carlingford Lough & the Mourne Mountains. Overnight in Belfast. Walk Details: The tour will include two treks, totalling 6km during the day. Day 3: Dothraki Sea in the Glens of Antrim - As you travel east towards Larne you will pass along a section of the Antrim Way, Shillanavoghy Valley, which is know to Game of Thrones fans as the Dothraki Sea. Overnight in Larne. Walk Details: Distance: 16kms.  Duration: 5hours.  Day 4: Harrenhall & Winterfell - You will hike North, with the route starting with a gentle climb as we contour around Agnews Hill, continuing along to the Sallagh Braes. From here you will follow the Ulster Way north along a beautiful ridgeline, until you descend into the quaint village of Glenarmm. Overnight in Cushendall. Walk Details: Distance: 20kms. Duration: 6hours. Day 5: Melisandre's Cave, Renly's Camp, Road to Pike & The Stormlands: En route to Ballycastle, your driver will stop at Cushendun to allow you visit Cushendun Caves, where Melisandre gave birth to the dark spirit. After you see the caves you will be transferred to Murlough Car Park to start your walk on Fairhead. More importantly though you will follow in the footsteps of King Renly, visiting his Camp at Murlough Bay. Overnight in Ballycastle. Walk Details: Distance: 12kms. Duration: 3hours. Day 6: Iron Islands and Giants Causeway - Walk the world famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge – the scene of Balon Greyjoy’s death . As you continue west, you will come to the Giants Causeway, which may not have appeared in the show yet, but has to be visited on any trip to the Northern Coast. Bushmills for your overnight. Walk Details: Distance: 18kms. Duration: 4.5hours. Day 7: Castle Greyjoy and Coast of Dorne - Not long after starting off you will come to Castle Greyjoy (Dunluce Castle), the first of your iconic locations today. At the end of your hike, along this stunning coastline, you will come to Portstewart Promenade.Walk Details: Distance: 19 kms Day 8: Departure - Following a hearty breakfast you will bid farewell to the North, getting the bus south to Belfast for your return home, be it by plane, ship or Dragon!

$912.24 Day Trips & Excursions

Causeway Coast Cycle- Self Guided- 7 Day Tours

ItineraryDay 1: BelfastStop At: Titanic Belfast, Belfast, Northern IrelandThe capital of Northern Ireland is the cradle of the legendary RMS Titanic where you can feel her presence in many parts of the city. But not everything is about this gigantic beauty, you’ll also have the chance to see different monuments dedicated to the political conflicts of the twentieth century in Belfast such as the Peace Wall. The Belfast Castle and Saint Anne Square are two of the other iconic places that you can’t forget to visit. You can also drink a pint and listen to the traditional Irish music in one of the many pubs that fill the streets of this beautiful city.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Belfast CityDay 2: Carrickfergus & Gobbins Cliff PathStop At: Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern IrelandYou have to wake up early this morning because one of the longest days of the tour is waiting for you. Start cycling along the coastline until Carrickfergus where you’ll have the chance to see the Norman style castle that was used as a fortress for the Irish, French, Scottish and English. Following the coastline up north you arrive in Larne, where we recommend you park the bicycle to walk along the Gobbins Cliff path. It is a three hour walk along a path with more than 100 years of history and gives you amazing views of the basalt cliffs over the sea. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in BallygallyDay 3: Glenarm & GlenariffStop At: Glenarm Castle, Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern IrelandToday you’ll ride through the Coast Road that brings you to Glenarm, where you can see a lovely castle built in 1636 by the first earl of Antrim. Nowadays there is still a member of his family living there. It is a lovely estate and has beautiful gardens. After Glenarm we arrive in the village of Waterfoot, better known as Glenariff. It is one of the most beautiful fishing villages of the Antrim Coast. At this point you can decide if you want to follow the coastline by the shorter way or take the long path inland to visit the Glenariff Forest Park. You can see the impressive Glenariff Waterfalls surrounded by the lush forest park. At the end of the day you arrive in Cushendall; after a long day of cycling, relax in the town, have a pint or visit the Curfew Tower, which was once a prison.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in CushendallDay 4: Torr Road & BallycastlePass By: Torr Head, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern IrelandBordering the Cushendall Golf Club you find the Layd Old Church; a ruined church which was built by Franciscan monks and is the place of burial of some of the MacDonnell clan. Cross the River Glendun to leave Cushendun and head towards Ballycastle. You will take the Torr Road, which provides some of the most amazing views of the Antrim coast. As you cycle along enjoying the views, you pass Torr Head. From here you can see the Scottish coast which is just 10 miles away. Once you arrive in Ballycastle you have a fantastic panoramic view of Rathlin Island, which you’ll be able to visit tomorrow if the weather is suitable.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in BallycastleDay 5: Rathlin IslandStop At: Rathlin Island, Rathlin Island, County Antrim, Northern IrelandAt 8:45 a.m, you will catch the ferry to Rathlin Island if the weather is favourable. After 25 minutes of sailing, you arrive at the dock and get on your bicycles to explore the island. Head towards the east of the island and then down to the southern end. This island could be on every biologists bucket list because of the existence of animal species which are particularly rare, such as the purple eyed rabbit. Can you spot one? Another tourist attraction is the impressive Rathlin Lighthouse on the west side of the island. Back in Ballycastle you can explore the little town or just relax to be in top shape for tomorrow.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in BallycastleDay 6: Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge & The Giants CausewayStop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandIt is the last cycling day but for most, it is also the best day of the tour. We’ll see the amazing Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. On this 20 meter long and 30 meter high rope bridge, it is better not to look down! A few kilometres away, the Giants Causeway awaits, which for most is the highlight of the tour. There are 40,000 interlocking basalt columns which are the result of a volcanic eruption more than 60 million years ago. The rock formations and views will leave you stunned. If you have enough energy once you reach our overnight stay in Bushmills, we recommend you visit the Bushmills Whiskey Distillery where they transform water into gold whiskey.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in BushmillsDay 7: Return to DublinStop At: Bushmills Distillery, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandAfter a hearty Irish breakfast, it is time to make our way back to Dublin. Before you leave you have time to visit the Old Bushmills Distillery if you haven't yet visited, or just have a walk through the village.You can do an optional extra Bike ride to the Dark Hedges. This is a 35km circular routeOur day tour coach to the Giants Causeway will pick you and your bikes up and transfer you back to Dublin.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.