Giants Causeway Day Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Northern Ireland

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Tour the breath taking and wondrous sites of Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast in one of our Luxury Coaches. Experience natural wonders of the world from The Giant’s Causeway to locations ; Mussenden Temple; Portstewart Strand (where you find the fabulous restaurant called Harry's Shack); Dunluce Castle (or House of Greyjoy, as Game of Thrones fans will know it); Ballintoy Harbour; The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, suspended almost 100 ft (30 m) above sea level and Bushmills distillery where the famous Black Bush whiskey is made.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mussenden Temple, Castlerock, County Londonderry, Northern IrelandMussenden TempleMussenden temple is located in Downhill Demesne and it is perched on a cliff edge above the Atlantic Ocean. The temple was built in 1785 as a summer library and its architecture was inspired by the Temple of Vesta in Italy. In front of the temple look out for the ruins of the striking 18th century mansion of the Earl Bishop!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Portstewart Strand - National Trust, Portstewart, County Londonderry, Northern IrelandPortstewart StrandPortstewart Strand is one of Northern Ireland’s finest beaches. It is the ideal location to enjoy long walks into the sand dunes, picnics and surfing. Portstewart Strand is now famous for its appearance in Game of Thrones. Key scenes from Season 5 were filmed here when Portstewart Strand was transformed into the fictional land of Dorne.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dunluce Castle, Portrush, County Antrim, Northern IrelandDunluce CastleDunluce Castle (or House of Greyjoy, as Game of Thrones fans will know it) is a medieval castle, originally built in 1500. When you visit this iconic monument perched on the North Antrim coastline, you will discover the dramatic history of Dunluce. Ask about the story of the kitchens falling into the sea! Oh, and how Dunluce has a potato named after it!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bushmills Distillery, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandBushmills DistilleryBushmills distillery has had its fair share of visitors these past few hundred years, now over 120,000 each year. And everyone of them that's entered, leaves with a smile on their face and a spring in their step, mind you, that might just be from the fumes as they hand craft the famous Bushmills Whiskey. As the weather is every changing in Northern Ireland a visit to the Distillery will take place if bad weather hinders any visit to any of the above attractions. Please speak to our representative on the day for details.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandGiant’s CausewayThe Giant’s Causeway is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. It was created 60 million years ago and it is renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt. Anything else? Yes! The Giant’s Causeway is also steeped in myth and legend. People say that the rocks were carved by a giant called Finn McCool! The Giant’s Causeway is not to be missed!Duration: 1 hour 50 minutesStop At: Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern IrelandBallintoy HarbourBallintoy Harbour is a picturesque small fishing village found at the end of a narrow steep road. It has a charming array of small shops, two churches and a café. This harbour has been used as a filming location for Game of Thrones including exterior Pyke shots and shots as the Iron Islands.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern IrelandCarrick-N-Rede Rope BridgeSuspended almost 100 ft (30 m) above sea level, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge was first erected by salmon fishermen 350 years ago. Today it is a popular tourist destination, attracting thousands of thrill-seekers (and birdwatchers!) to the North Coast every year. If you are bold enough to cross the 65 ft (20 m) bridge, stretching from the mainland to 'Rocky Island', you will be rewarded with fantastic views of Rathlin Island, Scotland and the Causeway Coast. Get a bird's eye view of the clear, green water flowing around the ancient caves and caverns far below - if you dare to look down.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off if requested within the Causeway Coast Area
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Portstewart Strand - National Trust

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entrances Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Mussenden Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Dunluce Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bushmills Distillery
  • Entry/Admission - Giant's Causeway
  • Entry/Admission - Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge