Belfast & Giant’s Causeway Day Tour by Gray Line Ireland
If you’re interested in the rich political, religious and cultural tapestry of Irish history with a few Ireland’s myths and legends, a trip to Belfast and to the Giant’s Causeway (Northern Ireland), is an absolute must.
This Belfast & Giant’s Causeway Day Tour, operated by Gray Line Ireland, offers something for everyone with stops at the Dunluce Castle, The Giant’s Causeway and also Belfast City.
Departing around 8:30 from Dublin, your first stop is on the north Antrim Coast, your coach tour will lead you to Belfast City. You will enjoy 2-hour stop to discover a city rich in heritage, which offers a host of vibrant artistic and cultural experiences for you to enjoy. Take some time to soak up the atmosphere of what once was a well-divided city.
Here we recommend you to take the Black Taxi Tour with Taxi Tours NI a tour which will bring you along Shankill Road, allowing you the chance to view the murals of troubled times and also the Peace Wall. It is a personalized taxi tour with detailed first-hand tales and stories on how Belfast City was and still is shaped by the Irish troubles and is a must-do when in the city of Belfast!
Or you can visit the ever-popular museum called the Titanic Experience which has been opened to document the story of Belfast, its shipyard and the Titanic ship. Here you can dive into the Ship Fact Files for fascinating trivia about many other great ships built in the famous Harland and Wolff shipyard and explore our exclusive Titanic Stories – original pieces of research on the world’s most famous ship.
Next, experience the Dunluce Castle, which used as the House of Greyjoy. It is an intrigue of the medieval world and it perfectly captures the atmosphere.
Next, you will get a chance to visit one of the highlights of this trip: the Giants Causeway. This place is a UNESCO World Heritage site consists of a series of over 40,000 hexagonal shaped rocks that looks like a grand set of stairs leading into the sea. This formation has been astounding generations.
Next, on the tour is White Park Bay is a bay and three-mile-long beach located near Ballycastle, County Antrim on the north coast of Northern Ireland, along the Giant’s Causeway Coastal Route. Sheep and cattle graze the hills and beach along the bay, which has been under the care of the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty since 1938. Providing the perfect photo opportunity!
At the end of your short ‘city-break’, you will take a drive along the Northern Irish countryside and visit one last time the picturesque Northern Ireland countryside which looks like it comes straight out of a storybook.
Where can I buy tour tickets?
Departing daily at 08:30. Tour duration lasts approximately 12 hours. Returning at 20:30 approximately*.
To buy the tickets or to get more information visit the Dublin Visitor Centre located at 17 Lower O’Connell Street and 118 Grafton Street. For more information online, visit the GrayLine Ireland web page.
*Please note: While Gray Line Ireland’s Belfast & Giant’s Causeway Day Tour strives to keep to the route and timetable where possible, weather conditions and circumstances beyond their control may result in route or timetable alterations, but you are guaranteed to have a wonderful day regardless!
*Please do wear appropriate attire, including a sensible pair of walking shoes and additional waterproof clothing – Ireland’s changeable weather is what keeps everything so green and pristine