From Dublin: Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge1971 Reviews
Discover the dramatic landscapes of Northern Ireland on a day trip to the Giant's Causeway from Dublin. Explore Giant's Causeway, cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, visit Dark Hedges, spend some time in Belfast, see Causeway coastal route on the way.
- Visit the Giant's Causeway and admire the formation and beauty of the area
- Cross Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge if you are brave enough
- Travel down the romantic avenue of beech trees at Dark Hedges
- Spend time in Belfast, the friendliest city in the world
- Learn stories of folklore and history with a few myths and legends
Description*On days where the weather is nice and the Rope Bridge is open, you are able to cross the bridge for free. Depart Dublin and travel North, stopping at a service station along the way for breakfast and to stretch your legs. From the 11th of April until the 1st of September, passengers can take a 5-minute photo stop at the ruins of Dunluce Castle. These castle ruins are famous for being the best castle ruins in Ireland to photograph. Making the average amateur photographer look like a professional. Go to the Giant's Causeway, formed from about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Enjoy around 1.5 hours at the UNESCO World Heritage Site and get up close to the hexagonal columns, often referred to as the '8th Wonder of the World.' Then spend around 1 hour 20 minutes at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and enjoy the view of Rathlin Island and over to Scotland. This rope bridge used to be the spot for fishermen to catch salmon. Spend around 15-20 minutes to travel along the romantic avenue of intertwined beech trees known as 'Dark Hedges.' Planted in the 18th century by the Stuart family, they remain a beautiful sight and were even used in the HBO series, Game of Thrones and the Transformers movie. Lastly, go to Belfast to see the capital of Northern Ireland and birthplace of the Titanic ocean liner. Stop next to Belfast City Hall and enjoy approximately 1 hour to explore the city. Do some sightseeing, shopping and grab some food before the return journey to your pick-up point between 7:30 PM and 8:00 PM. *Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.
IncludesTransportation with live commentary onboard Guided tour If the Rope Bridge is open, you are able to cross the bridge for free Hotel pick-up/drop off Lunch
- Please note that this is a long day trip. The tour starts at 6:45 AM and finishes between 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
- Please wear comfortable shoes and consider waterproof clothes
- Northern Ireland's currency is Pound Sterling but most places accept card payment. Except for food/drinks and souvenirs, there is no additional costs for the day
- Please note that this tour involves a lot of walking. Not recommended for young children or people with limited mobility. If your child is used to traveling, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat
- All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler