- Price€ 60
- Type1 day, Flexible
- Departure CityCentral Bank, Dame St, Dublin 2
- End CityCentral Bank, Dame St, Dublin 2
- Contract Single
- Durations 1 days
Explore the wonders of Northern Ireland on a day trip from Dublin. Enjoy discovering the most special locations along Antrim’s Causeway coast that were also used to film many scenes for the TV show ‘Game of Thrones’. From the Giant’s Causeway to Belfast and the thrilling rope bridge, this tour has it all.
Please be aware that all times listed below are subject to change due to adverse weather, road traffic and any other unforeseeable circumstances which may occur. However, we are Fair Isle Tours can guarantee you will be notified in a timely manner of any changes. Thank you for your cooperation.
- Castlebellingham & Carrickfergus.
- Visit the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
- Visit the picturesque Dunluce Castle.
- Photo opportunity at the beautiful Dark Hedges.
- Visit the Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO world heritage site.
- See the village of Bushmills, where the famous whiskey is crafted.
- Return to Dublin City.
Know before you go
- You don’t need to print tickets–we accept E-tickets.
- Cancellation policies apply. Please read more on our Terms & Conditions.
- These are Fair Isle Tours’ 2020 prices.
- Weather conditions and circumstances can alter the route.
- Please bring appropriate clothing, including rain gear.
- Air-conditioned transportation
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
What is included in the price of the tour?
- Free Wi-Fi on board. - Entrance to all attractions. - All road toll fees. - All parking.
What is NOT included in the price of the tour?
- Refreshments on the route. - Entrance to attractions that are not outlined above.
Where does the tour start?
We will meet at the Central Bank, Dame St, Dublin 2. Once you’ve met your guide and fellow travellers, you will board the bus, and the tour begins with heading out via west Dublin.
We recommend you arrive at least 15 minutes before the agreed departure time in front of College Green at Dame Street. Be sure to look out for our signature Fair Isle Tours white buses.
Depart Dublin: (07:00)
Depart Dublin City Centre. Once you’ve met your driver/guide and fellow travellers, you will board our luxury bus and head north out of the city .
Castlebellingham & Carrickfergus: (30 minutes)
Travelling north, we will stop for a short coffee break around Castlebellingham. After Castlebellingham, we will make our way to The Giant's Causeway, travelling along the North Antrim Coast taking in its breath-taking views and taking in the World-Famous Carrickfergus, where will we stop for a brief photo shoot at the beautiful Carrickfergus castle.
Visit Carrick-a-Rede (Your priority entrance fee is included): (2 hours)
Once we reach the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, you'll get the chance to cross the world-famous salmon fishermen’s rope bridge to Carrick Island. Owned by the National Trust, this bridge is 30 metres above sea level and 20 metres wide. Before continuing to the Giant’s Causeway, from the bridge you’ll be able to enjoy the spectacular views of Rathlin Island and the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland (weather permitting). Crossing this bridge is not for the faint hearted (and not mandatory), but it is truly a thrilling experience.
Dunluce Castle: (15 minutes)
On our way to Dunluce Castle, you will experience one of the most dramatic drives where you’ll witness spectacular scenery, cliffs, and unspoiled beaches. Located on the edge of the North Atlantic coast and used as a filming location for ‘Game of Thrones’, while here, you will see the now ruined medieval castle and get opportunities to take photos. Considered as the most romantic castle in Ireland, the castle was home to McDonnel Clan for many years.
Giant’s Causeway (Your priority entrance fee is included): (1 hour 30 minutes)
We will experience the stunning scenery of the North of Ireland as we travel to the Giant’s Causeway . Known as the ‘8th wonder of the world’, this UNESCO World Heritage - listed site was formed more than 60 million years ago as a result of a volcanic eruption. This led to 37,000 unique hexagonal columns being formed that disappear under the ocean waves. This extraordinary natural attraction never fails to impress. On our way to the Dark Hedges, we will travel through the town of Bushmills, famous for it’s fine Irish Whiskey.
Dark Hedges (Game of Thrones): (30 minutes)
The Dark Hedges is one of the most popular phenomena in Northern Ireland. It gained popularity in the hit TV series Game of Thrones as the famous King’s road in Season 2. Originally the hedges were planted by the Stuart family in the 18th century to impress visitors. The site to date remains every photographer’s dream and it is a great opportunity to stretch your legs and stroll.
Arrive Dublin City: (20:15)
Once we arrive in Dublin city, you will be dropped off at 20:00 approx. We hope you’ve had a memorable trip with beautiful photos to share full stop.
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