• Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
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Discover the magic of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway on a full-day trip from Belfast. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, travel by luxury coach through Northern Ireland’s spectacular countryside, and visit attractions like Carrickfergus Castle and the Old Bushmills distillery. Summon your courage to cross the nail-biting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Then arrive at the Giant’s Causeway to climb the fascinating stones and admire the scenic splendor of the surroundings.

Highlights

  • 8-hour tour to Giant’s Causeway from Belfast
  • See Carrickfergus Castle, a Norman fortress
  • Stop at the Old Bushmills Distillery, where one of the Ireland’s famous whiskies is produced
  • Climb the stones at Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cross the 65-foot-long (20-meter-long) Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Admire the ruins of Dunluce Castle on your way back to Belfast
  • Hear about the history of the area as you go

What You Can Expect

Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast

Giant's Causeway

Emerge early and depart from central Belfast in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan destined for the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway. Stop first at Carrickfergus Castle, an impressive Norman fortress considered one of Northern Ireland’s best preserved. Hear of the structure’s intriguing history before travelling along the scenic Antrim Coast to the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. 

On arrival, conquer your fears and walk tentatively across the rickety bridge suspended 100 feet (30 meters) above the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean (own expense). If you’d prefer to keep your adrenaline levels stable, opt for a bracing walk along the coast instead. 

Continue onto the Old Bushmills Distillery, home to one of Ireland’s favorite brands of the amber nectar. Revitalize with lunch at the distilleries bar (own expense), and purchase special whiskey-related souvenirs from the gift shop (own expense). 

Then, begin the journey to your final stop, the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway. Listen to legends surrounding the formation of the mystifying natural wonder that consists of hexagonal rock columns that fit together like a puzzle. Climb the coastal stones, listen to intriguing myths, and feel the invigorating ocean breeze as you spend some leisurely time at the natural landmark.  

Relax during the scenic journey back to Belfast, which passes the medieval Dunluce Castle, and bid your guide farewell in central Belfast.

Customer Reviews

sbolg2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

We had a great day with The Giant's Causeway as the culmination of a whole day of sights and places to stop and experience. Two castles, Bushmills Distillery, Carrick-a-rede rope bridge, the narrow Antrim coast road and the beautiful coastal towns! So much information and fun anecdotes from our bus driver, Patrick. He even managed to be in just the right place for an entire busload to applaud a great putt on one of the golf courses adjacent to the road. Lunch was great and the whole trip was scheduled to be as efficient as possible. Well done McComb's and well done Patrick!

Terje E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

We spent almost 10 hours of a lovely day in July with Viator trip to Giant's Causeway. I loved every moment of it. First the coastal route through the beautiful Antrim where we made several stops. We also had plenty of time at the day's main attraction. A lot of thanks to our driver Patrick for sharing all his knowledge and humour with us.

VASILEIOS V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Top Insider's Pick indeed!! Would do it again! Don't miss it!

Cynthia B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Excellent tour. Our driver/Guide, Craig, was informative, funny, and very in tune
With the needs of the guests.

Stephen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

a long day but visited several sites including the highlight of the causeway. the trip was very well organised and the driver Patrick was an excellent guide. thoroughly recommended

Annette F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Our guide Ray was extremely knowledgable and maintained a running commentary throughout our drive including historical highlights, current interests Game of Thrones filiming venues etc. and information about each village we passed through. Spectacular coastline and a very good meal in a local pub added to the main attractions. The Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge are world class and not to be missed.

GERALD F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

The trip was brilliant and the driver of the Company Coombs Travel was very informative and was extremely well informed.

The additional banter from the driver made the travelling to and from the venue an added pleasure.

Only one small criticism and this related to the very short amount of time spent at Bushmills Distillery but it was a very packed day

POHAN L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Nice driver and beautiful spots. Time controlled well and had lots of fun.

Kirsty A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This tour was amazing!

Chris S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Fantastic tour, great guide. Couldn't have asked for better!

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