Check off the highlights of Northern Ireland on this full-day tour from Belfast. Marvel at the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage site; brave a walk across theCarrick-a-rede Rope Bridge; see memorable film locations such as the Dark Hedges and the Dunluce castleand enjoy spectacular views along the Antrim Coast.
- Led by a local guide
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
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Stop At: The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
You'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 minutes
Stop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Enjoy around 1.5 hours to marvel at thespectacular landscapes at the Giant's Causeway, made up of some 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, formed byancient 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 battleBenandonner, a Scottishgiant. Although a giant himself, when Finn reachedScotland he saw that Benandonner was almost twice his size, and immediately retreatedwith his rivalin pursuit. Finnswife disguised himas a baby, and on seeing the child,Benandonner fled homefearing how enormous its father must be.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Continue alongthe coast to theCarrick-a-rede Rope Bridge, a66-foot(20-meter) long bridge that crosses the Atlantic Ocean, linking the mainland to the Carrick-a-rede Island. You'll have around1 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 minutes
Pass By: Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
We will be driving along the famous coastal routeand 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.
- Crossing of Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge when the weather is nice and the Bridge 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
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for small children. If they are very used to travelling on a bus tour (up to 2 hours between stops, up to 9 hours for the day) and very used to walking, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat.
Not recommended to those with walking disabilities (a fair amount of walking involved)
Not recommended for participants with back problems, with heart complaints, pregnant women or other serious medical conditions
If passengers are late to the pick up the bus will not wait for them even if they call the office before hand. Must make sure they are on time. If passengers are intoxicated at any stage of the tour they will not be allowed on/back on the bus.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
The pick up point is in the Belfast City Centre so there is no parking available for passengers to leave their cars for the entire day.
Use the bathroom prior to coming to the pick up point. Bring a packed lunch and also wear comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes as well as a rainproof jacket.
It is the passengers responsibility to ensure that all Visa and travel documents are in order prior to the tour. (If heading to Dublin)
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 57 travelers