Giants Causeway Tour From Belfast

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Discover the magic of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giants Causeway on a full-day trip from Belfast. The Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast allows visitors to enjoy some of the most beautiful Antrim coast and Causeway coast scenery our country has to offer.

The views along this Causeway coastline are spectacular, no wonder it is one of the most visited destinations in Europe! Join us on our Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast as we travel to what is often referred to as ‘the eighth wonder of the world.

The Giant’s Causeway is made up of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, most of which are hexagonal in shape as a result of an ancient volcanic eruption.

On this Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast, you will visit some of Northern Ireland’s top tourist attractions like Dunluce Castle, and Old Bushmills distillery, and summon your courage to cross the nail-biting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.

We are happy to accommodate any amendments or requests to stop off to other sites. All our tours are tailor-made for each individual customer, as we value your own ideas and suggestions.

 If you have any specific queries about the itinerary just get in touch and we will assist you in any way we can.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  There is some walking on what are sometimes uneven surfaces during this tour (particularly at Carrick-a-rede Ropebridge), and it, therefore, requires moderate fitness levels for those who wish to cross the bridge. At the Giant’s Causeway, a shuttle bus is available from the car park to the stones and back which is charged locally at £1 per person.

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This is a typical itinerary It can be modified to suit your individual needs and desires.

Leave the Belfast approx. 8:00 am Time changes with every customer.

Your tour will begin from your pickup location, where you will meet your driver/guide for the day. There we will begin our journey to the north coast travelling through the rolling farmland of County Antrim which has been used for the famous Game of Thrones TV Show. 

Antrim Coast Road: The Antrim Coast Road is widely agreed to be one of the finest stretches of road anywhere in the world. The road hugs the coastline giving incredible seaside views, passing unspoiled beaches, and sheltering under rugged cliffs. You may even see Scotland on a good day!

Carnlough Village: Our first stop of the day takes us into the amazing picturesque fishing village of Carnlough for a quick comfort break. The village shop is a fitting end to your trip as you take in the quaint harbour used by pleasure boats and small fishing vessels in an area rich for both sea and freshwater angling.

This harbour although built in the nineteenth century during the famine years still retains an old-world charm, which meant that it didn’t seem out of place when it first appeared in Game of Thrones.

Causeway Coastline Views: We will continue to travel along the Causeway Coastal route between Ballycastle and Dunluce to experience one of the most dramatic drives in the world, now rated as one of the world’s top 5  great road journeys. We transport you by windswept cliffs, spectacular scenery, and fabulous unspoiled beaches.

Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge: Next stop we visit one of the most visited places in Northern Ireland amazing Carrick-a-Rede Rope bridge where you can, of course, cross the bridge which spans a chasm over 75ft in height. The lovely coastal path provides a spectacular walk with stunning sea and cliff views. (We highly recommend pre-booking tickets if you wish to cross the bridge If you do not wish to cross the bridge, we can stop at the viewing point for photos)

Those that do not wish to cross the bridge can use the time to take an enjoyable coastal walk or visit the charming tea room on the site. There is a small charge to cross the bridge.

White Park Bay: A Beautiful scenic beach at the very tip of Ireland and the closest country from here would be Iceland which is 800 miles away. we will stop there and take some beautiful photos and enjoy the views.

Our Next stop Giants Causeway: Commonly called ‘the 8th wonder of the world’, is the only World Heritage site in Ireland. During our stop here you can spend time climbing over the ancient stones, snapping photos, and reflecting on the myths and legends of this very unique area. 

Entrance to the visitor’s centre is not included in the price if you want to access the café, shop, and visitor centre you can purchase your ticket at the Giants Causeway and your ticked allowing you to experience the visitor centre and the history of the area including an audio guide to enhance your experience.

Lunch Stop: After visiting the Giants Causeway, we can stop for lunch in a nice Irish pub to sample our good food and maybe a cheeky pint of Guinness. Or you can sample some locally caught fish in one of the best fish and chips shops and of course not forget the mushy peas.

Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery: Our next stop of the day is at Bushmills Whiskey Distillery which has been creating beautiful ‘water of life ‘since 1608 making this the oldest working distillery in Ireland. 

Visit this place where family and friends have worked together for generations with the philosophy that handcrafting small batches is the way to create beautifully smooth whiskey. Your stop here allows time for a tasting of course!

Visitors to the distillery can take a guided tour and then leave with a bottle of Distillery Reserve 12-year Single Malt Whiskey, only available from the gift shop.  (We highly recommend pre-booking tickets if you wish to tour the Distillery)

Tours start at the mash house, where the distilling process begins, and continue on to the still house, where whiskeys are distilled three times. The tour concludes in the bottling hall, where whiskey is bottled before being sent all around the world.

Dunluce Castle: We continue a wonderful day with a photo stop at Dunluce Castle. We arrive at one of the most dramatic castle ruins in the world. Prepare to be amazed at the way this old castle hangs over the edge of the cliffs. 

The Dark Hedges: Our last stop is one of the most popular natural phenomena in Northern Ireland, the Dark Hedges were used as a set for the hit TV series Game of Thrones. 

Featured Scene: Season 2, Episode 1: The North Remembers – On the King’s Road, Arya Stark has escaped from King’s Landing, disguised as a boy. She is with Yoren, Gendry, Hot Pie, and others who are to join the Night’s Watch, in a cart, travelling north on the King’s Road.

All that then remains to be done on your Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast to sit back and relax on the comfortable journey back to Belfast in one of our luxury vehicles. 

This really is a must-take tour from Belfast, and with the combination of our luxury Vehicle, experienced, friendly tour guides, and wonderful attractions, you would be mad to miss it Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast!

Additional Information

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Private Tour and Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury MPV
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from any location within Belfast Centre)
  • Free Port pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
  • Airport pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
  • Private Giants Causeway Tour From Belfast
  • Our Giants Causeway Tour From Belfast do not include Entrance fees
  • Admission charge to Giants Causeway, Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages

Departure: Location changes with every customer depending on individual requirements please ensure that your pick-up location is included in your booking inquiry. This tour begins with a pick-up from any location within Belfast City Centre Free of charge.  Any location outside of Belfast will be at an additional cost.

We pick-up from

  • Belfast Cruise Ship Terminal
  • Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour
  • Address, or Intersection, Monument/Building
  • Airport

 Airports

  • Belfast International Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Belfast City Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Airport pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
  • Also Available outside Belfast Anywhere in N. Ireland / Dublin at an Additional Cost.

Port
Belfast Northern Ireland Ports Belfast Cruise Terminal
Free Port pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast) We adjust our times to suit the ship’s arrival and departure.

Return Details
Returns to the original departure point or anywhere within Belfast city center

  • There is a walking on what are sometimes uneven surfaces during this tour. Please come dressed appropriately for not only the season, but also for the activity
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Lightweight raincoat just in case

We can stop for lunch in a nice Irish pub to sample our good food and maybe a cheeky pint of Guinness. Or if you want to keep it simple then a nice portion of fish and chips and not forgetting mushy peas, from one of the local chip shops

Once a deposit or full payment has been made and you need to cancel your trip. Cancellation terms will be applied based on the date that the written cancellation is received and based on the following dates prior to tour commencement. Cancellation fees as listed below. 

    • Please note: Booking Fees and PayPal Transaction Fees are non-refundable. 
    • Prior to 4 weeks before the hire date – 50% of the deposit paid will be refunded
    • 2 – 4 weeks prior to hire date – 50% of the total amount paid will be refunded.
    • 1 – 13 days prior to the hire date – no refund applies
    • If the customer does not appear at the time and place designated as the pick-up location – all monies paid will be non-refundable.
    • Tickets for events or attractions are non-refundable.
    • Airport and coach transfer services are non-refundable.
    • Cruise Ship passengers will receive a full refund if your ship itinerary changes and does not dock at Belfast Cruise Terminal.

Q: How long is Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast?
A: Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast approximately 8 to 9 hours long.

Q: What is the typical group size for Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast  ?
A: Group sizes for Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast are capped at a maximum of 7 travelers.
We also cater for large Groups (price on request)

Q: What languages is Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast offered in?
A: Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast is offered in English.

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Giant's Causeway tour - FAQ

From Belfast’s Great Victoria Street, take the train to Coleraine. The journey should last about 1 hour 15 minutes. When you arrive in Coleraine, get either the 170 or 420 bus, both of which run directly to the Giant’s Causeway.

51 miles
 
How far is it from Belfast to Giant’s Causeway? The distance between Belfast and Giant’s Causeway is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.9 miles.

The Giant’s Causeway itself is free to enter and it is possible to do a self-guided tour around the area. The main attraction is undoubtedly the causeway’s 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns, and natural rock formations such as the ‘Giant’s Boot’, the ‘Organ’ and the ‘Wishing Chair’.

Visiting the Giant’s Causeway needs some consideration if you are not at least of average fitness. The visit includes a roadside climb down to the rocks but more importantly the steep climb back up. Allow at least 2 hours on a fine day to explore the site. or you can your Chauffeur Service which is a better way to see Causeway Coast.

How long will my visit take? As the Titanic Experience is a self-guided tour, the duration does depend upon pace and level of interest of our customers, however an average visit lasts 1½ – 2½ hours. This is normally followed by 30mins – 1 hour on board SS Nomadic.

You Can Visit the Giant’s Causeway Without Paying

To skip the fees simply park away from the visitors centre. The lot at Giant’s Causeway & Bushmills Railway is just a few pounds and a short walk away. You may also find a local farmer who will let you park and walk from his land for a small fee.

To walk onsite to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre and Causeway Hotel, you can park in the nearby seaside village of Portballintrae and walk part of the Causeway Coast Way, (called the Yellow Trail on our maps) and then the Green Trail which links to the Red Trail.

Tourists began to flow to the Giant’s Causeway during the nineteenth century. After the National Trust took over its care in the 1960s and removed some commercialism, the Causeway became a well established tourist attraction. Visitors were able to walk over the basalt columns right at the edge of the sea.

It’s easy to reach the Giant’s Causeway – it’s just 60 miles north of Belfast. … You can wave to Scotland en route – the Scottish mainland is just 13 miles away in some parts, such as Tor Head in Northern Ireland to the Mull of Kintyre.

There are two ways to experience the Giant’s Causeway. Admission prices.
 
 Online priceStandard price
Adult£13.00£14.50
Child£6.50£6.50
Family*£32.50£32.50
Under 5sFREEFREE

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Formed 50 to 60 million years ago, during the Paleogene Period, the Giant’s Causeway resulted from successive flows of lava inching toward the coast and cooling when they contacted the sea.

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