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Overview

The Giant's Causeway is Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage site and the natural wonder makes a popular choice for a day trip, located along the scenic Antrim Coast Road. This full-day tour from Belfast makes it possible to maximize your time, combining a tour of the Giant's Causeway with visits to nearby attractions such as the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Carrickfergus Castle and Dunluce Castle.
  • Full-day tour of Northern Ireland and the Giant’s Causeway from Belfast
  • Soak up the scenery along the Antrim Coast Road
  • Explore the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Walk over the Atlantic Ocean on the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Visit the atmospheric ruins of Dunluce Castle
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Live commentary on board
Local guide
Tour escort/host
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

10 Great Victoria St, Belfast BT2 7BA, UK

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide in central Belfast and soak up the scenery on the drive through the Glens of Antrim. After a short stop for photos at Carrickfergus Castle, continue along the rugged Antrim Coast to reach the first stop of the day – the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.

Brave a walk across the historic rope bridge (March-Oct only; extra cost), which passes 100ft (30m) over the Atlantic Ocean and connects the coastal cliffs of Northern Ireland to Carrick-a-Rede Island.

Next, enjoy free time to explore the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage site. Snap photos of the extraordinary natural wonder as you clamber over its unusual basalt columns and look out over the windswept coast. Be sure to ask your guide how the Giant’s Causeway got its name too – Irish mythology tells stories of a giant named Finn MacCool.

After strolling along the Giant’s Causeway, stop for lunch at one of the coastal restaurants (own expense), before starting the journey back to Belfast. Along the way, stop to roam the ruins of the seafront Dunluce Castle, and hear how the medieval castle was used as a filming location for Game of Thrones.

After an action-packed day, end your tour back in central Belfast.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Carnlough Harbour
Stunning harbour and Irish coastal village time has almost forgotten on the famous coastal route
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cushendun
Stunning caves and coastal location, awesome scenery.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The Dark Hedges
This is now an iconic attraction in County Antrim it is now described as "One of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland and a popular attraction for tourists from across the world".
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ballintoy
Fullerton Arms, pub - restaurant set in the stunning village of ballintoy.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Opportunity to take a photo from the viewing point of the Rope Bridge which was at one time used by salmon fishers. (Site is currently closed). If you wish to cross you may do so as an optional extra, paying at the attraction on arrival when it reopens.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Bushmills Distillery
Bushmills Whiskey Distillery Please note there is no time for the official Bushmills distillery tour. Time to purchase a bottle of whiskey and take photo
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Giant's Causeway
Visit the famous Giants Causeway, Free to walk on and explore. Keep your eyes peeled for the famous feuding Giants . ( Please note we do not recommend the visitors centre, tourist trap £12.50 per person extra, It is only a gift shop, Small display, restaurant, Spend your time exploring the magical giants causeway)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Great Victoria Street Station
Return to Belfast - Tour ends
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Diamond Leisure Transport ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Giant's Causeway Tour From Belfast?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Giant's Causeway Tour From Belfast?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Giant's Causeway Tour From Belfast?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Giant's Causeway Tour From Belfast?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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What is the maximum group size during Giant's Causeway Tour From Belfast?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers.

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Fantastic coach trip
Mary_H
, Jul 2021
This tour was excellent. We stopped off at various places like the Dark Hedges from Game of Thrones and others. The coastal drive was beautiful and the seaside towns along the way. We stopped at the Giants Causeway and had a guided tour on a beautiful summers day. The coach was air conditioned and spotlessly clean. Great driver and guide too.
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Best tour
Katka_K
, Jul 2021
This tour is definetely worth it for everyone! Stuart our driver/guide has such a big knowledge of everything! I really enjoyed it and I hope to be back on this tour to see all the amazing places. Recommending 100% to everyone!
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Brilliant
Sophie_R
, May 2021
A great way of seeing the coast without a car! Was impressed with our guide Paddy who went above and beyond to make sure everyone had a good time.
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Giant causeway and norther ireland
Luigi_A
, Oct 2020
The tour was very pleasant and interesting with the tour guide that describes all the places with knowledge, highly recommended!
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Coastal tour late September
Mr-Ben
, Sep 2020
Very informative tour, lots of stops & weather was good too , great guide keeping us entertained throughout the tour.
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Fantastic
K_A
, Sep 2020
Great value for money trip. Knowledgeable guide and friendly driver. Definitely recommend to anyone interested!
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Thumbs up
Katie
, Sep 2020
Our tour guide was very clear, informative and good sense of humour. He looked after everyone and gave us loads if interesting info and good clear advice about timings. We did a trip which merged the causeway and GOT tours. Saw alsorts had a great lunch at the place he booked and enough time in each place Would thoroughly recommend. It was also safely risk assessed.
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Amazing day out!
Lucy_Carreck
, Sep 2020
A full day of beauty, history and adventure! Very good value for money. Lovely, informative tour guide. Some stops are quite short (but this is to fit in so many views into one day). If you're susceptible to losing track of time, the tour guide will make sure you're not left behind.
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Great day tour to giant's causeway.
Sandra
, Mar 2020
Paul was our guide and we had a wonderful day touring with him. He shared lots of cultural and historic information as well as personal experience with the areas visited. He has a great sense of humor. All this put together with some awesome sights gave us a fantastic tour experience. We are also especially glad we booked the tour that traveled on the coast road. It was a beautiful scenic drive. The weather was quite fickle- alternating all day from periods of sunshine, rain, sleet and lots of cold wind- but somehow almost everytime we got off the bus, the sun came out for just long enough to enjoy the sights. Thanks Paul!
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Great day!
Hayley S
, Jun 2019
Even though the weather was dreadful, this tour was wonderful. Our guide was funny and could tell you everything you'd want to know about all the locations at the stops we made. All the locations and scenery were too beautiful for words. I wasn't brave enough to cross the rope bridge, because of the wind and rain, but others in our group were! The Giant's causeway is every bit as good as you'd expect, and the little stop we made at Ballintoy harbour was so charming. The tour was well timed and made it so easy to see 4 or 5 amazing sites in one day.
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