Guided Day Tour: Giant's Causeway From Belfast - Donegal

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Jurys Inn Belfast, Great Victoria St, Belfast BT1 6DY, UK
  • 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

Experience an unique and scenic ride from Belfast City Center to Giant's causeway. Visit many of the beautiful locations around the area such as The Dark Hedges, the Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, the Dunluce castle and the Carrick a Rede rope bridge/Larrybane Quarry. Maximize your time at each attraction and spend less time waiting on stragglers returning to the coach.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Giant's causeway

We visit the Giants causeway were you will have the opportunity to learn the Myths and Legend of Finn McCool and walk in the footsteps of Giants while admiring this quite unique World heritage site access to the Causeway is free of change

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Antrim Coast Road

We will return to Belfast via the Coast road which is said to be one of the most scenic drives in Europe.We will stop for a comfort break in the small fishing village of Carnlough for 15 mins which is also a Game of Thrones Location.
In Season 6 of Game of Thrones, journey to the medieval fantasy world set in the ancient lands.
As the lords and ladies battle for the Iron Throne, the drama returns to Braavos, the fictional village filmed at Carnlough Harbor in the Glens of Antrim.
Situated on the picturesque shores of Carnlough Bay, the area has remained untouched by the passage of time,
making it a perfect backdrop to the Seven Kingdoms.


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bushmills Distillery

Our stop at Bushmills Distillery the oldest licensed Distillery in the world will allow enough time to visit the gift shop and Whiskey tasting (optional)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dunluce castle

We stop at a vantage point were you will have the chance to get photographs of the castle and surrounding area which has some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Carrick-a-rede rope bridge

We will spend approx 1 hour 15 mins at the Carrick-A-Rede/ Larrybane where you will have the option of crossing the bridge (8.00 GBP) or you can walk right up to the bridge without crossing free of charge.
Larrybane also a Game of Thrones location was the dramatic spot chosen for Renly Baratheons camp in Season 2.
This is where Catelyn Stark agrees a treaty with Renley on behalf of her son Robb.
You might remember Renly swearing he will avenge Neds death and bring Catelyn Joffreys head.
And then the drama really starts to unfold

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: The Dark Hedges

Your first stop of the day will be at the Dark Hedges.
This beautiful tree lined avenue has been a tourist attraction for many years and is a film location for the H.B.O Series the Game of Thrones were it was know as the Kings Road on the series.
Season 2, episode 1: On the King' s Road, Arya Stark has escaped from Kings Landing, disguised as a boy.
She is with Yoren, Gendry, Hot Pie and others who are to join the Nights Watch, in a cart, travelling north on the Kings Road.
The Dark Hedges have been included in a list of the 12 best road trips in the UK and Ireland.


Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Glens of Antrim

On your return journey you will be able to sit back and relax as we drive through the beautiful Nine Glens of Antrim and pass through many quaint little towns and villages in this area of outstanding Natural Beauty

Inclusions

Driver/guide

Live commentary on board

Local guide

Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point

Free access to the Giants Causeway

Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel drop-off

Lunch

Fee to Cross Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge (optional)

Entry/Admission - Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Please note: pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking, please refer to voucher for further details

Due to uneven surfaces,crossig the Rope Bridge is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Traveler Reviews

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  • 06-Jan-2020

    We had a great time: the driver and guide was good, and we managed to see a bunch of lovely locations all inside an easy-going day trip.

  • 25-Nov-2019

    Paul B was a great driver and tour guide.
    Even with poor weather he kept us entertained and fitted in a couple of extra stops.
    Giants Causeway is a must see place and the National trust people are very informative when asked questions.
    I would use odyssey tour company again any day.

  • 06-Sep-2019

    Paul, our driver, showed us all around the wonderful sites of Northern Ireland. While the weather forced the closure and suspension of some parts of the tour, it was still well worth the time and price to experience the remaining parts.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Mum and I had a lovely day out. Paul, our driver and guide was excellent as was Steven at Giants Causeway. So much is packed into this day if you’ve only got a short time in Belfast. Coastal route back to city was beautiful.

  • 08-May-2019

    Ten of us ladies visited the Giant's Causeway with Odyssey Tours with Paul as our guide. It was an amazing day out and a "must see" for any visitors. Paul was a great tour guide and we had plenty of time to see the dark hedges, Dunluce Castle, the Causeway, Carrick rope bridge and still had time on the beautifully scenic drive back to stop for an ice cream. Really great value for money and I would do it again in a heart beat.

  • 18-Nov-2017

    Giant's Causeway is beautiful and interesting. But it was impossible to take a picture there without MANY strangers in it. It was so crowded! If I ever go again it will be during the least busy season, definitely not summer! The guided tour was lovely and we saw many beautiful things. The tour guide Lindsay was awesome and very knowledgeable. He even let me borrow his rain jacket because I had forgotten mine.

  • 17-Oct-2017

    An exciting day of amazing sites. Our driver and guide couldnt have been better.

  • 25-Sep-2017

    Great tour but sadly it was a very wet day ... what's new in Northern Ireland ??? .... However the tour was really good and was especially so because of the great commentary and humour of our driver/guide Paul. The various locations are some of the most beautiful in Northern Ireland. Although I am very familiar with all the places, my friends were not and they were amost overwhelmed by the beauty which changes so rapidly in such a tiny country.

  • 18-Sep-2017

    Magnificent!

  • 04-Sep-2017

    The guide was the best, so funny and a great driver. Beautiful place and great tour.

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