Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour

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If visiting Belfast you will want to have the opportunity to explore our Belfast and beyond, visit as many points of interest as your time allows. Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour fully customizable to suit your interests and needs. The tour will be a personal tour for you only. 

This is a hassle-free way of seeing and doing as much as you want in Belfast and beyond in 2 days. Whether you are cruising as a large group or a smaller family group we will plan a perfect itinerary so you can make the most of your time in Belfast.

On this private day from Belfast trip visit attractions like Dunluce Castle and, Old Bushmills distillery and Summon your courage to cross the nail-biting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. At the Giants Causeway climb the fascinating stones and admire the scenic splendor of the surroundings.

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Our journey will also take us along the spectacular North Antrim coastal route. 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.

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Northern Ireland Top Attractions Day 1

Giants Causeway | Carrick A Rede | Old Bushmills Distillery

‍A chance to enjoy more of what Northern Ireland has to offer by choosing a multi-day tour. Skip the part where you need to wait for a pickup and switch busses and jump right into the adventure with your private driver guide and vehicle. Enjoy the luxury of personalized and truly unique experiences. You’ll have more freedom you can book this any time our drivers enjoy taking our guests to their favorite places. And These are the best places to visit in Ireland.

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Giants Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is one of the most beautiful sites that Northern Ireland has to offer. This natural phenomenon was created by a volcanic eruption.

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, suspended almost 100ft (30m) above sea level, was first erected by a salmon fisherman 350 years ago.

Old Bushmills Distillery

Old Bushmills Distillery

Bushmills Whiskey Distillery has been creating beautiful ‘ water of life ‘ since 1608 making this the oldest working distillery in Ireland.

Northern Ireland Top Attractions Day 2

Belfast City | Peace Wall | Belfast Murals

Appreciating the historical context of Belfast’s conflict-related attractions can be tricky on a self-led tour. Benefit from the undivided attention of your guide on a private tour of city sights and murals, and gain an intimate insight into landmarks such as the Shankill murals, Clonard Monastery, and Titanic Quarter. Transfer between dispersed points of interest with ease via private vehicle, and relax with hotel pickup and drop-off included.

Belfast now becoming famous as an open-air gallery, with hundreds of murals painted on walls throughout the city. Let us take you through these once war-torn streets where now the murals tell the history. We will pass through the Peace wall that still divides the working-class communities of the catholic Falls and Protestant Shankill. This tour is fast becoming the most popular tour in Ireland.

Belfast Peace Wall

Belfast Peace Wall

The first peace wall were built in 1969, following the outbreak of the 1969 Northern Ireland riots and the Troubles.

Belfast Castle Sightseeing Tour

Belfast Castle

Situated in the north of the city on the slopes of the Cavehill Country Park the castle sits 400 feet above sea level.

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International Wall Murals

The “International Wall” sits close to Cupar Way on the Falls side and includes some murals on political themes.

Itinerary for the 1 Day

Tour starts approx. 8:00 am. Time changes with every customer

The Dark Hedges: 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. It was the famous King’s Road in Season 2. The hedges were planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. These beautiful trees are top Northern Ireland attractions.

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. 

Old Bushmills Distillery: The area has a long tradition of distillation. According to one story, as far back as 1276, an early settler called Sir Robert Savage of Ard’s before defeating the Irish in battle fortified his troops with “a mighty drop of aqua vitae” In 1608, a license was granted to Sir Thomas Phillips Irish adventurer by King James I to distill whiskey. These will be the best places to visit in Ireland.

Lunch Stop: 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.

Giant’s Causeway: We continue along the coastal drive with fantastic views of Whitepark Bay and Portbradden. We visit the 37,000 basalt columns whose tops form “stepping stones” leading from the cliff foot and disappearing under the sea.

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.

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge is situated near the charming village of Ballintoy. Those that wish to cross the bridge can, do, 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. These are the best places to visit in Ireland.

(Please note sometimes Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge may be closed due to weather conditions or for repairs.)

Coastline Views: We 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 great road journeys. We transport you by windswept cliffs, spectacular scenery, and fabulous unspoiled beaches, and this tour places to visit in Ireland

Tour starts approx. 9:00 am. Time changes with every customer

St George’s Market: St George’s Market is the last surviving Victorian covered market in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is located on May Street, close to the River Lagan and the Waterfront Hall. Belfast Corporation commissioned the building of St George’s Market, which was built in three phases between 1890 and 1896.

Belfast City Hall:  One of Belfast’s most iconic buildings, Belfast City Hall first opened its doors in August 1906 and is Belfast’s civic building. This was designed by architect Sir Alfred Brumwell and was opened in 1906.

Falls Road International Wall Murals:  Murals in Northern Ireland have become symbols of Northern Ireland, depicting the region’s past and present political and religious divisions. Northern Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country.

Bobby Sands Mural: The 1981 Irish hunger strike started with Sands refusing food on 1 March 1981.

Clonard Monastery: Clonard Monastery is a Catholic church and monastery, located off the Falls Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland, home to a community of the Redemptorists religious order.

Bombay Street:  In 1969, a sectarian mob burned 1,500 residents from their homes on Bombay Street, Belfast Around 1,500 Catholic families were left homeless. 

Peace Wall:  The first peace lines were built in 1969, following the outbreak of the 1969 Northern Ireland riots and the Troubles They were built as temporary structures meant to last only six months.

Shankill Road and Murals:  The Shankill Road (from Irish, Seanchill, meaning “old church” is one of the main roads leading through west Belfast.

Crumlin Road Gaol / Jail:  Crumlin Road features two imposing structures of Belfast’s criminal justice system. Crumlin Road Gaol first opened its gates to prisoners in 1846 and for 150 years was a fully operational prison. On March 31, 1996, the Governor of Belfast’s Crumlin Road Gaol walked out of the fortified prison and the heavy air-lock gates slammed shut for the final time. Please note tickets for touring the Jail are not included but are optional.

Belfast Castle:  Situated in the north of the city on the slopes of the Cavehill Country Park the castle sits 400 feet above sea level offering beautiful views of the city. You can take a short break at the Belfast castle if you like and enjoy a nice cup of tea and freshly baked scones.

The Crown Liquor Saloon: This pub in Great Victoria Street is one of the best known in Northern Ireland.  Dating back to the 1880s, The Crown is a gem of the Victorian era. Formerly known as The Liquor Saloon in Great Victoria Street, Belfast, our ageless and priceless pub was one of the mightiest Victorian Gin Palaces in the city, and still boasts many of its original features, including gaslighting.

Ulster Museum: As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of the past and the present, the Ulster Museum is home to a rich collection of art, history, and natural sciences and is free to all visitors. Delve into the history of the people of the north of Ireland from earliest times to the present day, get face to face with dinosaurs and up close to the famous ancient Egyptian mummy, Takabuti, and learn about how she came to arrive in Belfast in 1834.

Botanic Gardens: Botanic Gardens was established in 1828 by the Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Society, in response to the public interest in horticulture and botany. Originally known as the Belfast Botanic Garden, the site contained exotic tree species and impressive plant collections from the southern hemisphere, many of which can still be seen in the park.

Queen’s University: Queen’s University is a highly respected, world-renowned academic institution. It’s the main building, the Lanyon Building, which was designed by the English architect, Sir Charles Lanyon, and the university is spread across what has come to be known as the Queen’s Quarter and beyond.

Lunch Stop: 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 forgetting the mushy peas.

Kelly’s cellars: When socializing in the 1700’s lower classes would meet up at taverns & public houses. Oftentimes there’d be musicians working their trade, or a local person who could sing or play, and that sometimes led to dancing. 

Not much has changed at Kelly’s since then. Built in 1720 much of the original features have been retained. So, if you’re looking for a laid-back venue rich in history, local produce and craic choose Kelly’s Cellars.

St Anne’s Cathedral and Cathedral Quarter:  Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of Belfast. The foundation stone of the Cathedral was laid in 1899 and the building itself, Romanesque in style, continued to grow over the years. Located in the Cathedral Area of Belfast now a very trendy area with numerous restaurants and bars.

Titanic Museum and Titanic Quarter: Titanic Belfast, named the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards in 2016, is located beside the Titanic Slipways, the Harland and Wolff Drawing Offices, and Hamilton Graving Dock, the very place where Titanic was designed, built and launched in 1912.

The self-guided Titanic Experience extends over nine interpretive and interactive galleries, which explore the sights, sounds, smells, and stories of RMS Titanic, as well as the city and people who made her. Please note tickets for touring the museum are not included but optional.

SS Nomadic: SS Nomadic is most famous for the part she played in the Titanic story when she ferried first and second-class passengers to Titanic from Cherbourg, but this was only the beginning of her extraordinary journey that stretches over 100 years. 

Additional Information
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Private Tour and Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury MPV
  • Free wi-fi on-board. Unlimited data usage
  • 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)
  • Our Tours 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 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 Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour?
A: Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour approximately 2 Days hours long.

Q: What is the typical group size for Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour  ?
A: Group sizes for Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour are capped at a maximum of 7 travelers.
We also cater for large Groups (price on request)

Q: What languages is Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour offered in?
A: Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour is offered in English

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