About Giant's Causeway Tour from Belfast
Tour Code: 15106P1
Duration: 10 hours
Spend a memorable day visiting what is undoubtedly Northern Ireland's most infamous attraction. Travel by coach on a journey you will remember for a life time, taking in the spectacular natural beauty that is the Antrim Coastal Road, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Giant's Causeway.
Fully Guided Giants Causeway Day Tour
Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge
Also includes Game of Thrones Sites
Magheramourne Quarry (Castle Black first seen in episode 103 "Lord Snow")
Larrybane Quarry (King Renly and Queen Margaery meet Catelyn Stark - Season 2)
Carnlough Village (Arya Stark swims in the harbour - Season 6)
The Dark Hedges (Kings Road, Arya's Escape - Season 2)
Your tour will depart from Belfast, travel on a guided journey that you will remember for a life time, taking in the spectacular natural beauty that is the Antrim Coastal Road and ending at the Giant's Causeway.
Shortly after embarking stop off for the the first photo opportunity of the day will be at Carrickfergus Castle. This 12th century Norman castle is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Ireland. Besieged by the Scots, Irish and the French the castle is steeped in history and is where King William III first set foot in Ireland in 690.
Afterwards en route you will be able to marvel at the breath taking views of the Glens of Antrim whilst also having time to sample the scenic delights and idyllic charm of the quaint little towns and villages you will be passing through, including the following: Glenarm, famous for its abundant salmon fishing and haunted castle. Carnlough with its picturesque harbor and distinctive rural character, Cushendall and its 19th century red curfew house. Ballycastle the home to the one and only 400 year old ‘Oul Lammas Fair’. Carrick- a- Rede with its death defying rope bridge (cross at your own risk, weather permitting, at own expense) and stunning views of Rathlin Island. Ballintoy – a delightful coastal town.
There will then be a lunch stop at Giant's Barn for 30 minutes (own expense). After lunch the tour will visiting the world renowned Bushmills Distillery where you will be able to indulge in a wee tipple of the good stuff in their famous tasting room. Then visit the main attraction of the day and the mythical wonder that is the ‘Giants Causeway‘.
The Giants Causeway is a world heritage site and one of life’s must see geological phenomenon. Follow in the footsteps of the giants of Irish folklore – Finn MacCool and Benandonner and stand the hexagonal shaped stones (which are estimated to be a staggering 62 – 65 million years old) whilst also enjoying the awe inspiring and majestic views all around you in this magnificent outdoor museum!
On the way back into Belfast, there will be an added stop at the famous Game Of Thrones site, 'The Dark Hedges'