Giant's Causeway, Belfast Titanic Experience And Dark Hedges Tour From Dublin - Donegal

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:45 AM
  • Departure Details :
    The Hugh Lane, Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Northside, Dublin, D01 F2X9, Ireland
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

A visit to the Titanic Belfast Experience, the Giant's Causeway, Dark Hedges, and Belfast. This tour will take you to all the best Northern Ireland has to offer. Designed to give you the maximum time at each attraction so you can truly enjoy Northern Ireland for the fantastic tourist destination that it is.

Highlights

Comprehensive tour by bus/coach

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Great overview and orientation of the city

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Itinerary
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Stop At: The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

This lane of trees, the Dark Hedges, was featured in shows like Game of Thrones and movies like the Transformers, andis worth a photo stop on our way to the Giant's Causeway.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dunluce Castle, Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

This 13 century castle ruin is known as the nicest photo opportunity of all castles in Ireland and will make any amateur photographer look like a professional photographer.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Giant's Causeway site consists of 40000 interlocking hexagonal basalt columns. These columns were formed around 60 million years ago in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption. Because of the exact science of contraction that happened, this is a very unique place to visit. Not to mention it is located on one of the most spectacular coastline in Ireland with views as far as Scotland on a clear day.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Titanic Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Titanic Museum is full of interactive displays, pictures, videos and a 3D experience. Here you can experience the entire life and story of the Titanic, from her fateful maiden voyage to her eventful discovery on the seabed of the North Atlantic.The journey will take you beyond the aftermath of the sinking to the later discovery of the ship.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: City hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfasthas transformed itself from the city that was known for The Troubles, to a city that is know for the friendliest locals in the world. You will now have an opportunity for around thirty minutes to explore this amazing city centre. A perfect end to a perfect day of sightseeing before heading back to Dublin.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

All other attractions can be seen without extra charges

Professional guide

Live commentary on board

Air-conditioned vehicle

Entrance fee included to the Titanic Experience Museum

The Giant's Causeway

The Dark Hedges

Belfast City

Entry/Admission - Titanic Belfast

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for children under 2. If they are very used to travelling on a bus tour (up to 2 hours between stops, up to 13 hours for the day) and very used to walking, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat.

Not recommended for participants with back problems, with heart complaints, pregnant women or other serious medical conditions

If passengers are late to the pick up the bus will not wait for them even if they call the office before hand. Must make sure they are on time. If passengers are intoxicated at any stage of the tour they will not be allowed on/back on the bus.

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

The pick up point is in the City Centre so there is no parking available for passengers to leave their cars for the entire day.

Use the bathroom prior to coming to the pick up point. Bring a packed lunch and also wear comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes as well as a rainproof jacket.

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

It is important to know that Northern Ireland use sterling and not euro but you are able to pay with card.

It is the passengers responsibility to ensure that all Visa and travel documents are in order prior to the tour.

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 30-Sep-2019

    The bus was comfortable and the tour guides were great! The whole tour was amazing. Though it would have been nice to have more than an hour for food and shopping after the titanic exhibit.

  • 26-Aug-2019

    Our day trip left Dublin on time, and we visited the Giant's Causeway, the Dark Hedges, the Titanic Experience in Belfast and a visit to Belfast's city-center. Our guide, Niall, was well-informed, had many helpful tips to improve our visit, and provided very entertaining conversation during the bus ride. He even arranged a photo op of the Dunluce castle, which was very dramatic against the dark clouds. We were very glad we took his advice to take the shuttle bus at the Giant's Causeway - the site is about one kilometer from the entrance. On a nice day, it could be a fun walk, but the rain clouds were threatening and we avoided slippery footing and had more time at the site itself. Our driver, Alex, did a great job maneuvering the bus through some narrow roads and got us where we needed to be on time. I would definitely recommend this trip.

  • 16-Aug-2019

    I booked this tour due to the opportunity to get to Belfast, see the Titanic experience, and have the opportunity to see the Giant's Causeway. It was a good day, but everything was very rushed. Each stop only gave us so much time to barely skim the surface. Especially the city time in Belfast - we had less than 45 minutes to walk around, without knowing anything about where we were or what we were looking at. Titanic Experience was a waste of time if you've seen the movies - basically they are an excellent history guide, and the museum is way to big to squeeze into a two hour slot. We were on a tour with some people who got to go to the Game of Thrones Exhibition (we weren't given that opportunity, but would have loved a choice!) and I would imagine that tour was way better. The highlight was Giant's Causeway - but again, we were super rushed as you have to walk WAY down to the bottom (at least 10-15 min), then getting back up either takes 20-30 minutes UPHILL or you have to wait in line for a shuttle that costs 1.20 Euro per person. So your two hour slot quickly gets eaten away. The Dark Hedges was probably the biggest disappointment. There are SO many people walking up/down you can't enjoy, and they allow everyone to destroy the beautiful 250 yr old trees. So sad. Our guide was great, very nice, pleasant to listen to, and gave us some information. Would have been better giving us a great, in depth presentation about Ireland, being since we were on the bus for over 2.5 hours each way.

  • 12-Aug-2019

    The trip was amazing. We saw a lot of stuff that we couldnt have seen. The sites were very beautiful and the trip was very relaxing. We saw the amazing coastline of northern ireland while travelling, the got castle, the giants causeway and other attractions around the way. The titanic museum was definitely worth visiting. The whole trip wouldnt be the dame without our lovely local tour guide. She told us many stories along the way about local myths regarding the places we visited. Finally we also had some time to see Belfast, which was a beautiful city. If in Dublin, definitely recommend this day trip.

  • 18-Jul-2019

    We had a great time on this tour! Our guide was Sean, and Steven was our bus driver. Since we sat up in the front of the bus, we got to get to know them and get a lot of our touristy questions asked. They are both fun guys to talk to and we really enjoyed having Sean tell us about Ireland. On our way up to Northern Ireland, we stopped at a place that had 5 different to-go food type restaurants, this is where you're encouraged to use the restroom. We were glad we stopped here because we needed breakfast and to use the bathroom. When we finally got to go to Giant's Causeway we were dropped off and were given 2 hours until we needed to return. There's a shuttle that runs from the entrance area all the way down to the Causeway, we walked down to enjoy the sites and then took the shuttle back, it costs 1 pound cash each way per person. Remember, this is UK territory, so no Euros are accepted. The walk down was about 15-20 min. and downhill, totally worth it. The Giants Causeway was definitely the highlight of the tour, everyone needs to go here! It's just an amazing site to see and walk around. It can be difficult to walk around on the rocks, they're uneven and would be slippery if it had rained, and you also need to take big steps up or down to get around. My dad was with us and he's 68 and in good physical health so he did fine, but if you have problems getting around it might be better to stay near the walkway or don't go out as far. Otherwise this place is amazing! Try to go see it, Sean mentioned that there's talk of putting a barrier up and not letting people on the rocks, not because of erosion, but because the locals steal the rocks for their gardens! Definitely go see it! The bus ride out to the Dark Hedges was gorgeous, it's really the time where you get to see the Irish countryside. It's beautiful out there. Once we got to the Dark Hedges we were given about 20 min. and really that's all you need. Look around, take pictures, and that's it. Nothing too amazing, but glad we got to go. The Titanic Experience was just ok, we were more disappointed in the museum not having any actual artifacts from the Titanic. It's more about the building of the ship and the sinking of it. We were only given about 90 min. here, and it went by really fast. It's a big museum and really you need 2-3 hours in it so we felt rushed. Afterwards we drove back to Dublin, no stops, just a straight drive in. Whatever tour you take, just make sure you go to Giant's Causeway.

  • 09-Jul-2019

    It was a long but rewarding day from 0645 hrs to 1900 hrs. The Giant's Causeway is spectacular, though the Dark Hedge is just so so unless you're a Games of Throne fans. Titanic experience is a must go. Special thanks to our guide Kevin and driver Jack who both had been most informative and helpful, as well as exercising good control (in a positive way) of the veti sizable group.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Our guide was Kevin and our Driver was Milan! Two awesome guys who took great care of us! They paced the trip perfectly so we weren’t stuck in a bus for too long! Great music along the way, humorous commentary along the way- historically knowledgeable about the area and Ireland as a whole. Great suggestions for places to eat and overall helpful. Plus you will love a lesson on traditional Irish language! 10 out of 10!

  • 03-Jul-2019

    a long day but well worth it. Some people on our tour were going to the Game of Thrones exhibit instead of the titanic. My son was bale to switch which was nic. The drive was very i=informative

  • 03-Jul-2019

    This tour gave a very good feel for the countryside of Ireland. Very informative guide who kept us in the loop on an sights, stops breaks and folklore and politics of the country.
    Gave info on terms and stories related to buildings ruins and assorted info regarding things to do or see whilst on Dublin Belfast and the like.
    Amazing site of the Giants causeway Titanic museum

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Going to the place where they built the Titanic was always one of my travel goal. I wasn't disappointed. This was a long tour, but we were able to see some great sites.

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