5 star rating: Highly Recommended 137 Reviews

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  • Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  8 hours (approx.)
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway and other top Northern Ireland attractions on this full-day tour from Belfast! Traveling by luxury coach, you’ll stop to see Carrickfergus Castle, the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Old Bushmills Distillery before arriving at Giant’s Causeway. Climb the site's famous stones with your expert guide and then return to Belfast.

Highlights

  • Full-day tour from Belfast to Giant’s Causeway with an expert local guide
  • Stop at the Old Bushmills Distillery, for lunch, where one of the country’s famous whiskey brands is produced
  • Visit the Old Bushmills Distillery where one of the country’s famous whiskey brands is produced
  • Climb the stones at Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Hear tales of the myths surrounding the rock formations from your guide
  • Admire the ruins of Dunluce Castle on your way back to Belfast

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What You Can Expect

Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast

Giant's Causeway

Leave central Belfast in the morning and head to the first stop is Carrickfergus Castle -- a striking Norman castle that’s said to be one of the best preserved in Northern Ireland. Enjoy a photo stop here, and hear from your guide how it was built in the 12th century to guard the approach to Belfast Lough.

Head northeast along the Antrim Coast by luxury coach. To the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, an exhilarating crossing that connects the mainland to Carrick-a-Rede Island. Feeling brave? Take a walk across it (own expense) and try hard not to look down at the 100-foot (30-meter) drop! If you prefer to keep your feet firmly on dry land, your guide will point you in the right direction for a bracing walk along the magnificent headland.

Hop back on board your bus and continue to the Old Bushmills Distillery, where the famous Bushmills Irish whiskey is produced. After lunch in the distillery’s bar (own expense), browse tempting wares in the gift shop and then head off to see the incredible Giant’s Causeway!

As Northern Ireland’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Giant’s Causeway is sure to impress! The fascinating natural wonder consists of hexagonal rock columns that somehow fit together like a baffling puzzle. Climb the ancient stones that line the coastline, and hear the myths surrounding their appearance from a professional National Trust guide. A popular tale is that the rocks were created as giant stepping stones for the fabled Irish giant Finn Mac Cool, so that he could cross the sea to Scotland.

After enjoying Giant’s Causeway, board your coach and travel south, stopping to admire the ancient ruins of Dunluce Castle, a once-important medieval stronghold. After a short walk around, return to central Belfast where your tour ends.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Magnificent view and the Driver/Guide Patrick made the whole journey a very interesting one.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Beautiful trip and a great way to see several sites on the way to the Causeway. Great option for those who are not familiar with the area and/or have limited time and want to see as much as possible in a day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Picked up right on time and shuttled by mini bus from our hotel to the coach with great commentary on the way.
Lovely trip up the coast sit on the right hand side of the coach to be next to the sea but lots of interesting stuff on the left.
Fabulous scenery at the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge followed by lunch at the Bushmills Distillery with a free tot of their 12 year old whiskey.
Spent a good couple of hours at the Causeway then took a more direct route back to Belfast city centre with several drop off points close to the main hotels.

All in all a great day out - Sparky was an informative and entertaining guide and driver.

One tip though, the rope bridge and the Causeway are free to National Trust members if you've got your card with you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Thd best tour in Ireland. Amazing place

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was excellent. The quality of the transport bus and the guide allowed for a very nice trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great day out, beautiful views, nice to get out and have a walk to the rope bridge and causewaywhich was good to see, but nothing to get overly excited about ,Taxi driver to airport next day told us if we want to visit the rope bridge again to take a fishing rod as you get across free of charge !!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Sorry for the late review. The tour is brilliant, the whole guide and driver is such a funny guy: and I love the hotel pickup service. I will recommend this tour to my friends

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It was a perfect day at Belfast! Pick up was on time, weather was pleasant, driver/ tour guide was fun. I would certainly give it a five.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour guide was funny and insightful. We were on schedule and had a great time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour guide was funny and insightful. We were on schedule and had a great time.

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