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Tour One

Top 5 Sights of Northern Ireland's North Coast

Embark on a captivating 8-hour tour of Northern Ireland's iconic landmarks. From the mystical Dark Hedges, immortalised by Game of Thrones, to the awe-inspiring Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage wonder. Cross the exhilarating Carrick-A-Reed rope bridge, savour serene views at Ballintoy Harbour, and delve into history at the cliffside Dunluce Castle. Return to Belfast with cherished memories and let Belfast Causeway Tours tailor your ideal day.

Itinerary

Tour Highlights

The Dark Hedges

Carrick-A-Reed Rope Bridge

Ballintoy Harbour

Giant's Causeway

Dunluce Castle

1. Dark Hedges - Begin your journey by travelling through picturesque countryside scenery and arrive at the magnificent Dark Hedges. These iconic Beech trees, over 300 years old, have gained worldwide recognition as one of the top five tree tunnels. Game of Thrones fans will be delighted to explore this popular filming location. Spend 30 minutes taking in the natural wonders and perhaps even claim your spot on the Iron Throne.


2. Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge - Next, visit the thrilling Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, a favourite attraction among locals and tourists alike. Enjoy a scenic 2KM walk along the coastline, offering breathtaking views of Rathlin, the Scottish Isles, and Carrick-A-Rede Island. The walk to and from the bridge is challenging and requires a good head for heights. Keep an eye out for marine wildlife such as basking sharks, dolphins, and porpoises. Purchase your tickets in advance for the historic rope bridge and allocate approximately two hours for this stop.


3. Ballintoy Harbour - Explore the picturesque Ballintoy Harbour, known for its charming pier and historic caves. This location has also been featured on HBO’s Game of Thrones. Take a leisurely stroll along the pier and soak in the beauty of this serene harbour. You will have approximately 30 minutes to capture the sights and atmosphere.


4. The Giant's Causeway - Visit Northern Ireland's top tourist attraction, The Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the ancient hexagonal basalt rocks that adorn our coastline and learn about the famous Irish legends associated with this remarkable place. Take in stunning Atlantic views along the coastal path and even climb the rocks for a unique Finn McCool experience. Wheelchair users and those with mobility issues can access a bus service during peak times to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Tickets for the visitor centre are required for entry but not to see the rocks. Allocate approximately 2 hours to fully appreciate this legendary site.


5. Dunluce Castle - Conclude your tour at the awe-inspiring 16th-century Dunluce Castle, perched dramatically on the cliffs of the Wild Atlantic Way. This medieval castle holds a rich history, once being the home of feuding clans. Purchase tickets in advance to explore the castle ruins or enjoy a leisurely walk around the outskirts. You will have approximately 30 minutes to take in the sights of this impressive coastline.


Relax in Style and Comfort
After a day filled with incredible sights, relax in style and comfort as we journey back to Belfast, approximately 75 minutes away.

Customise Your Tour

If you wish to include more than the 5 sights in your itinerary, we offer full coastal tours, golf tours, city tours, and Game of Thrones tours. Contact us to discuss your preferences and we will create a customised and unforgettable day just for you.

FAQs:

  • How long is the tour?

    • Approximately 8 hours.

  • Do I need tickets in advance?

    • Yes, for certain attractions. However, the Giant's Causeway Stones is accessible without a ticket.

  • 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:
Seeking more? We offer coastal and exclusive Game of Thrones tours. Reach out, and we'll craft your perfect itinerary.

Contact Us Today and Book Your Adventure!

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