Dublin: Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, and Belfast Tour
- Duration: 12 hours
From US$ 93.14
Tour the coastline of Northern Ireland on this day trip from Dublin. Visit the Giant's Causeway, the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, and Belfast.
Depart Dublin and travel North, stopping at a service station along the way for breakfast to buy lunch and to stretch your legs. Your first attraction is to take a 5-minute photo stop at the famous and picturesque ruins of Dunluce Castle. Afterward, head to the Giant's Causeway, formed from about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Enjoy at least 2 hours at the UNESCO World Heritage Site and get up close to the hexagonal columns, often referred to as the "8th Wonder of the World." Take in the fantastic views of the Irish Sea and then spend around 20 minutes traveling along the avenue of intertwined beech trees known as "Dark Hedges." Planted in the 18th-century by the Stuart family, the beautiful sight was used in the Game of Th...
Special thanks to the driver Vedran, very professional and knowledgeable. He has a kind heart that he always consider dropping off customer to the closest and convenient location. As for Daniel the young energetic tour guy, he is the first person I met during tour, bring gifts and games onboard to cheer up customers, great job! We enjoyed the trip so much, Giant Causeway, Belfast Titanic and the famous filming location Black Hedges. We have a wonderful and memorable day at Northern Ireland! Highly recommend this trip!
Follow in the footsteps of your favorite characters as you visit the avenue of trees known as the Dark Hedges, used as the King's Road location where Arya became friends with Gendry and Hot Pie. Continue to the ruins of Dunluce Castle, said to be the inspiration for Harrenhal. Next, make your way to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Giant's Causeway and explore the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns. Next visit the Fullerton Arms, a Game of Thrones-themed pub and restaurant in Ballyintoy, lunch at your own expense. Then, go to the village of Cushendun to see the caves formed by over 400 million years of extreme weather conditions. During your tour, you will also stop at the Carrickfergus Castle, the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, and Larrybane Quarry. At the end of your tour, you will return to Belfast City Centre where you will be dropped off back at the meeting point.
The tour was really nice and the tour guide is energetic and entertaining at the same time! Very recommended!
With your guide, take the Causeway Coastal Route to experience the global landmark, the Giant’s Causeway like never before. From Belfast, journey in a luxury bus through the bustling seaside towns of Northern Ireland. Your first stop is Carnlough, a tiny traditional Irish fishing village, and an excellent stop to soak in the region’s atmosphere. The mythical impetus of this route will then propel you on to the Caves at Cushendun where you’ll have the option to take a guided walk to the caves if you’re curious enough. Indulge in your Game of Thrones fantasy by visiting The Dark Hedges, the ancient avenue of beech trees used as a filming location in the epic HBO series. Spend 30 minutes here before moving on to the Fullerton Arms in Ballintoy where you can refuel on a hearty lunch. The Giant’s Causeway, the piece de resistance of the day, is next on your itinerary. Traverse the wonder...
Beautiful scenery. Driver and tour guide Derek made the trip highly enjoyable and he was very informative. Giving us a broad insight into Irish history ,keeping us entertained with his humour and anecdotes along the way.
Join this tour for an unforgettable day out along the old Antrim coast towards the world-famous Giant’s Causeway. You will first visit Carrickfergus Castle before traveling on towards the old Antrim coastal route where you will wind through the small towns and villages, hearing the stories behind each one. Heading further along the coast before traveling through the nine Glens of Antrim, hearing the myths and legends of the fairies and leprechauns that reside in these Glens. You will then travel through the coastal town of Ballycastle before arriving at the historic fishermen’s access way – the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. Stop to admire the views at White Park Bay and hear the stories behind the beautiful sights. The final stop of the day is at the Giant’s Causeway where you can explore the historic stones and learn about the legend of the Giant Finn MacCool, and how and why he built ...
Enjoyed the whole trip especially the giant's causeway, would definitely recommend.
Take a journey into Westeros and see epic filming locations from the Game of Thrones TV series. Meet your guide near the Grand Opera House in the center of Belfast and drive via luxury coach to the locations of Game of Thrones. This is not only Northern Island’s original Game of Thrones tour but is also provided by the same team that transported the show’s cast and crew. Enter the Caves of Cushendun where the Red Priestess Melisandre gave birth to a Shadow Assassin. Explore Larrybane Quarry, the site of Renly Baratheon’s camp. Here, among these stark cliffs, Brienne of Tarth fought in honor of Renly Baratheon. Travel down the Dark Hedges, aka the King’s Road, where Arya Stark traveled with Gendry and Hot Pie hoping to reach the Night’s Watch. See Ballintory Harbor, which was used for exterior shots for both Pyke and the Iron Islands. Cross the Carrick-A-Rede Ropebrid...
It is very nice tour, the driver Derek was funny and friendly The views are Super amazing especially if you are GoT fan
Visit the Titanic Museum for around 1.5 hours and learn the story of the Titanic ocean liner and her ill-fated maiden voyage. The story comes alive with innovative technology, scale models, and more. The museum expands over 9 galleries and draws together special effects, dark rides, and full-scale reconstructions. The experience contains interactive features so you can truly explore the Titanic story in an insightful light. The journey will take you beyond the aftermath of the sinking to the later discovery of the ship. The tour will also take you to the present day with a tour of the live undersea exploration center. Enjoy a photo stop at the beautiful Dunluce Castle. This 13-century castle ruin is known as the nicest photo opportunity of all castles in Ireland and will make any amateur photographer look like a professional photographer. Next, be prepared to be met by the most specta...
Tour was nicely planned. Due to our pick up and drop off point, we were able to stay little longer at Titanic exhibit and we really needed that time so felt others may have been rushed.
Depart Dublin and discover some of most photogenic locations in Northern Ireland on a Game of Thrones locations tour and visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Giant’s Causeway. Journey down the tunnel-like avenue of intertwined beech trees known as the Dark Hedges, and spend about 10 to 15 minutes at the site where Ayra Stark, Gendry, and Hot Pie escaped on the King's Road. Continue to the Giant's Causeway to enjoy around 1.5 hours exploring the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue to scenic Ballintoy Harbor, and discover where Theon was baptised in front of Balon and Yara, and where Euron was drowned and crowned to be king. Enjoy around 40 minutes to take in the views and reflect on all the magic and mystery of Game of Thrones. Drive through the Glens of Antrim to go to Belfast. You will enjoy around 1 hour of free time to a...
très bonne journée dans les belles terres irlandaises! le guide était aussi très intéressant
This full-day tour takes you from Dublin to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. The pickup time from Dublin City Gallery is at 7:15 AM until 10 April 2019. From the 11 April 2019 onward, the pickup time will be at 6:45 AM. Visit the Titanic Museum and spend 1.5 hours learning the story of the Titanic ocean liner and her ill-fated maiden voyage. The story comes alive with innovative technology, scale models and more. See the Giant's Causeway, comprising about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Spend 1.5 hours getting up close to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, often referred to as the 8th Wonder of the World. You will have the time to walk along the cliffs overlooking the Causeway taking stunning pictures, before going for a stroll on the Giant's Causeway itself. The tour will then include a photo stop at the magnificent Dunluce Castle. This 13 century castle ruin is known as th...
Really enjoyed the tour. Everything was organized well. Professional knowledgeable guide told us about country's history, attractions we seen and answered all questions. The only thing - I wish there is more time at the Titanic museum, was just a brief visit. Though overall can recommend this tour.
Leave the hustle and bustle of Dublin on a full-day trip that boats spectacular views from start to finish. Visit both Titanic Belfast and the Giant's Causeway and soak up the coastal scenery of Norther Ireland.
From Dublin, go first to the world’s largest state-of-the-art Titanic experience in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, located in the former shipyards of Harland and Wolf. Relive the liner’s tragic voyage, sinking, and eventful discovery on the seabed via exhibits that explain her construction, launch, and history in 9 different galleries. You’ll also be swept away to the Giant’s Causeway. While there, marvel at this jewel of the Antrim coast, the legends of giants, and the unique geological structure composed of thousands of hexagonal stones and symmetrical columns.
Enjoy plenty of time at this UNESCO World Heritage Site to walk along the cliffs overlook...
Depart Belfast and journey by air-conditioned coach towards the basalt rocks of the Giant's Causeway. Stop to take photos of historic Dunluce Castle and then visit the Bushmills Distillery visitors center to learn more about the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world. Hear the legend of the giant Finn MacCool at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant's Causeway. Enjoy exclusive access to the Giant's Causeway visitors center and a guided walking tour of the site. Brave the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge that links the mainland to the tiny island of Carrickarede. Stretch your legs in the beautiful village of Carnlough on the stunning Antrim Coast Road. End with a short stop at Carrickfergus Castle before arriving back in Belfast.
Trip was efficiently organised, times quite clearly given at each stop. The driver, Stuart, was friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. I really enjoyed the whole day
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Our guide Derek is a very funny guy which bring lots of fun and jokes during the trip and make you not feel boring while you're sitting in the coach on the road between the spots. He also talk about Irish history which give you a bit idea of Northern Ireland and the rest of Ireland. The view is amazing in Northern Ireland, there're lots of places where used in the Game of Throne, would strong recommend to visit。
Great day out with informative and knowledgeable driver/guide. Would recommend to anyone visiting Belfast. We booked online prior to travelling but folk who booked in Bekfast the day before got the day trip cheaper than us.
We had an amazing day and the guide was just fantastic! Really entertaining yet very informative. You see a lot in one day but it doesn't feel rushed at all.
Antonio and Nicolas are the best tourguide and driver ever! We stopped by many beatiful places on the way to destinations.
It was lovely, the tour guide was funny and nice. Also enjoyed the coastal route scenery