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Tour Two

The Giants Causeway & North Antrim Coast 7-Hour Tour

Immerse yourself in an epic 7-hour journey that takes you from the heart of Belfast to the enchanting corners of Northern Ireland. From ancient tree tunnels and majestic coastlines to whiskey tasting at the world's oldest distillery, every moment promises a new revelation.

Itinerary

Tour Highlights

The Dark Hedges

Carrick-A-Reed Rope Bridge

Ballintoy Harbour

White Park Bay

Dunservrick Castle Ruins

Giant's Causeway

Causeway Hotel

Bushmills Town

Dunluce Castle

Bushmills Distillery

1. Dark Hedges - Departing from Belfast, we travel along the motorway, making our way to Ballymena. We then turn off at Armoy and venture through picturesque countryside scenery until we reach the iconic Dark Hedges tree tunnel. These magnificent beech trees, dating back over 300 years, create an enchanting tree tunnel that has become a popular attraction and was even featured on HBO's Game of Thrones. Prepare to be amazed by this natural phenomenon.


2. Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge view point - Our next stop is the famous Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge view point only. A 17th-century bridge suspended almost 100m above the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy breathtaking views of Rathlin, Carrick-A-Rede Island, and the Scottish Isles. ** Please note that tickets must be purchased in advance if you wish to cross the bridge, and additional time would need to be added to the tour on request to accommodate this thrilling experience **


3. Ballintoy Harbour - Continuing along the scenic North Antrim Coastal Road, we arrive at the picturesque Ballintoy Harbour. This charming harbour is known for its rugged rocks, lime caves, and stunning coastal views. Take a moment to soak in the beauty of this serene location.


4. White Park Bay Viewing Point - Experience impressive views of the golden sandy beach along the North Atlantic Coast at White Park Bay Viewing Point. Let the captivating coastal scenery invigorate your senses.


5. Dunseverick Castle Ruins - Visit the historic ruins of Dunseverick Castle, perched on the Causeway coastline. Although much of the castle has been lost to time, the remains provide a unique glimpse into the past.


6. The Giant's Causeway - Prepare to witness Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site and the eighth wonder of the world - The Giant's Causeway. Marvel at the awe-inspiring hexagonal rock formations, a result of volcanic activity and have your own Finn McCool moment. Please remember to purchase tickets in advance to enter the visitors' centre. ** Tickets are not needed to visit the stones and we can show you the free way to do this but the Car Parking is charged at £10.00 paid locally ** A shuttle bus is also available at certain times of the day at a cost of £1 each way paid locally and saves you around 40 minutes walking without missing any of the scenery **


7. The Causeway Hotel - Enjoy a delicious lunch break at The Causeway Hotel, an 18th-century establishment brimming with character. Indulge in hot food and drinks, with their delicious scones being a particular favourite.(NOT included in the price) If you would prefeer to bring a lunch on the go this is fine also and would give you more time to explore.


8. Bushmills Town - Explore the beautiful Bushmills Town, home to a variety of shops and cafes. Take a moment to browse for souvenirs to commemorate your day (time permitting).


9. Dunluce Castle Viewing Point - Marvel at the stunning view of Dunluce Castle, perched atop the cliffs of the North Coast. Built-in the 1500s, this castle has a rich history. Please note that tickets must be purchased in advance to enter the ruins, and additional time will need be added to the tour to accommodate this stop.


10. Bushmills Distillery - Conclude your tour at the world's oldest licensed distillery, the renowned Bushmills Distillery, which has been producing whiskey since 1608. Enjoy some time to explore and shop, and if time permits, indulge in a whiskey-tasting experience at your own expense. We wouldn't have time to take the acutal tour of the distillery on this tour although time permitting you could purchace more time and tickets if required.


Relax in Style and Comfort


After a jam-packed day filled with sightseeing, relax in style and comfort as we return you to your pickup point. The return journey to Belfast takes approximately 75 minutes, allowing you to unwind and reflect on the incredible sights you've experienced.


Please note that this tour is approximately 7 hours long (excluding ticketed events), and the duration may vary depending on factors such as weather, queuing, and mealtimes. However, we will make the most of our time together and ensure a memorable experience. This tour can be adjusted to suit your preferences, and additional time can be added if needed. We also offer Full Game of Thrones tours, golfing tours, and tours of other areas across Northern Ireland.

FAQs:

  • How long is the tour?

    • Approximately 7 hours, excluding ticketed events.

  • Are advance tickets needed?

    • Tickets are only needed, for attractions like Carrick-A-Reed Rope Bridge crossing over, Giant's Causeway visitor centre (NOT THE STONES), and to enter Dunluce Castle but on this 7 hour tour its unlikely you would have time to enter these.

  • Can the tour be adjusted or add more time?

    • Absolutely! Let us know your preferences, and we'll customise the experience for you.

  • Is the tour accessible for those with mobility issues?

    • Yes, we can provide wheelchair-accessible vehicles on request and there is as much or as little walking as you wish. Also during peak hours, a bus runs to and from the Giant's Causeway stones at an additional cost of £1.

Tailored Experiences:
Looking for something more? We also offer dedicated Game of Thrones tours, golfing adventures, and explorations across Northern Ireland. Drop us a message to craft your perfect day.

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