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  • Belfast: Giants Causeway & Game of Thrones Locations Tour

    1. Belfast: Giants Causeway & Game of Thrones Locations Tour

    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!

  • From Belfast: Giant’s Causeway Fully Guided Day Trip

    2. From Belfast: Giant’s Causeway Fully Guided Day Trip

    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.

  • From Dublin: Game of Thrones Tour

    3. From Dublin: Game of Thrones Tour

    Witness first-hand the stunning scenery featured in the world famous HBO series, Game of Thrones, on this full day excursion. Your first stop will be Carnlough, the quaint seaside town that served as the setting for some of the series’ most dramatic scenes. Continue on to Cushendun Caves, which was the background for ships sailing from Westeros as well as the location of the caves where Melisandre gives birth to a murderous shadow baby in season 2. This is also where Jamie Lannister had his last fight on his failed attempt to save Cersi in season 8.   Your next stop will be Larrybane Quarry, which played a large role in both seasons 2 and 6 of the series—your guide will point out to you the many scenes you will recognize at this location. Take a lunch stop at Fullerton Arms, a hotel in which many of the cast stayed while filming. Check out the themed dining room with its very own Iron T...

    The tour was amazing well planned amazing views great info of each location and tour guide antony was amazing and whacky needs to improve scottish accent

  • Dublin: Giant's Causeway & Glens of Antrim Day Tour

    4. Dublin: Giant's Causeway & Glens of Antrim Day Tour

    Meet your group and your tour representatives at Dublin’s Connolly Station at 7:10 AM for the 7:35 AM departure of the Enterprise Service to Belfast. Your tour begins when the train arrives in Belfast and you head to the famous Antrim Coast Road, crossing the lovely Glens of Antrim. Stop at the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and cross if you are brave enough! You’ll be able to look out over the horizon, maybe even getting a glimpse of the Scottish coast on a clear day! From here, the tour takes you to the stunning Giant's Causeway, with a photo stop to admire medieval Dunluce Castle. Afterwards, you’ll return to Belfast, where you’ll board the train to Dublin, arriving at Connolly Station at approximately 10:15 PM.

  • From Belfast: Game of Thrones Full-Day Luxury Private Tour

    5. From Belfast: Game of Thrones Full-Day Luxury Private Tour

    Explore some of the 25 filming locations of the hit TV show Game of Thrones. After hotel pickup in Belfast, head to the Dark Hedges. Drive along the King's Road, which led Ned Stark to his death and Arya Stark away from King's Landing.  Next explore Ballyintoy Harbor, location of Theon Greyjoy's return to the Iron Islands. Move on to Larybae quarry, where Renly and Queen Marjery watched the Queen’s brother and Brienne of Tarth fight in season 2. Visit Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and Dunluce Castle, known as the House of Greyjoy. See Cushendun Caves, a 400 million-year-old formation used in series 2 for the birth of Melisandre's monstrous shadow baby. See the Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site, before making your way back to Belfast along the Antrim Coast.

  • Belfast: Full-Day Giant's Causeway & Antrim Private Tour

    6. Belfast: Full-Day Giant's Causeway & Antrim Private Tour

    Start your tour from the center of Belfast and head to the north coast through Antrim. Visit the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Ireland, the famous Giant’s Causeway, made up of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Head to Old Bushmills Distillery to discover Belfast's long tradition with distillation. Visit Dunluce Castle, one of the most dramatic ruins in the world, for a photo-stop. Move on to Dunseverick Castle, destroyed by General Robert Munro in 1642 and his Cromwellian troops in 1650. As you head over the Knocksoghey Brae, be greeted by spectacular views on Ballintoy Harbor. This stunning seaside location has been used for exterior Pyke shots and as the Iron Islands. Move on to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, near the charming village of Ballintoy. Choose to cross the bridge to support the National Trust, enjoy a coastal walk, or visit the charming tea-rooms on the site....

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What people are saying about Dunluce Castle

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。

A great day out and Derek was an excellent, entertaining and informative tour guide. A mix between a great driving tour and really good sightseeing of Northern Ireland. A really memorable day and massive thanks to Derek for making the day safe and enjoyable for such a big group.

The Tour Guide and Bus Driver was so friendly and very accomodating, got plenty of jokes too and are so knowledgeable of the history of the places we visited. They have stories of fantasy and folklore that is entertaing and inspiring to listen to.

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.

It was lovely, the tour guide was funny and nice. Also enjoyed the coastal route scenery