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Carrickfergus Castle Tours

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Carrickfergus Castle
The 800-year-old Carrickfergus Castle is one of the best preserved medieval structures in Ireland. Built in the 12th century by Norman lord John de Courcy, it was used to ward off attacks from the Scots, Irish, English, and French, and also served as a garrison during World War I and an air raid shelter during World War II.
Address: Marine Hwy, Carrickfergus BT38 7BG, Carrickfergus, Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast

Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast

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Discover the magic of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway on a full-day trip from Belfast. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, travel by luxury coach through Northern Ireland’s spectacular countryside, and visit attractions like Carrickfergus Castle and the Old Bushmills distillery. Summon your courage to cross the nail-biting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Then arrive at the Giant’s Causeway to climb the fascinating stones and admire the scenic splendor of the surroundings.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.38
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$26.38
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Game of Thrones Locations Tour including Westeros and Giant's Causeway

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Game of Thrones Locations Tour including Westeros and Giant's Causeway

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Travel into the seven kingdoms with this exciting Game of Thrones-themed tour from Belfast. See where many pivotal GoT scenes were shot, as you view magical landscapes. Get dazzled by the Giant's Causeway, walk along the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, explore the Cushendun Caves, 400-million-year-old caves often used in the show. You don't have to be an avid Game of Thrones viewer to love this tour, as the nature and culture you'll see along the way will be dazzling.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.01
$49.25
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Giant's Causeway Premium Day Tour from Belfast (Includes Admissions)

Giant's Causeway Premium Day Tour from Belfast (Includes Admissions)

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Depart Belfast for a full-day tour of Northern Ireland's spectacular Antrim Coast and the Giant's Causeway. Stop at the cliff-top ruins of Dunluce Castle and learn the history of this former medieval stronghold. Take in the views from the famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, and explore Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, then visit the distinct geologic formations that form the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's only UNESCO-listed site.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.17
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$46.17

Game of Thrones Premium Tour from Belfast including Giants Causeway

Game of Thrones Premium Tour from Belfast including Giants Causeway

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Embark on an epic journey through the Seven Kingdoms on this full-day tour of Northern Ireland’s 'Game of Thrones' filming locations from Belfast. Immerse yourself in the real-life locations seen on-screen in the hit series and follow in the footsteps of characters like Arya Stark, Sansa Stark, and Jon Snow. Along the way, marvel at natural wonders like the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway and walk the notorious Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.17
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$46.17

Northern Highlights Full-Day Guided Tour in Northern Ireland

Northern Highlights Full-Day Guided Tour in Northern Ireland

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A convenient option for time-tight travelers who want to see as much of Northern Ireland as possible in a single day, this tour encompasses the country’s highlights as well as some lesser-known sights. Explore Belfast city with a guide and travel along the Antrim Coast, stopping at the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and the waterfalls of Glenariff Nature Reserve without the hassle of navigation.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.39
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$179.39
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Northern Ireland Coastline Full-Day Tour from Belfast

Northern Ireland Coastline Full-Day Tour from Belfast

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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.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.81
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Shore Excursion: Giant's Causeway Tour Including Belfast City Tour

Shore Excursion: Giant's Causeway Tour Including Belfast City Tour

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The Giant's Causeway is Northern Ireland’s most visited natural wonder and only UNESCO World Heritage site. On this shore excursion, maximize your time in Belfast and head straight to the Giant’s Causeway in order to arrive before the crowds. Also included are photo stops at the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, and Cushendall, and a visit to Belfast’s famous Peace Wall and murals.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.44
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$51.44

Gobbins Cliff Path Experience

Gobbins Cliff Path Experience

Are you brave enough to face the might of the Irish Sea? On the Causeway coastal route, the Gobbins cliff path tour lasts 2.5 hours and takes in some truly unforgettable sights. In this spectacular location, you will feel the might of the wind and sea first hand, and maybe even spot some native sea birds and dolphins close by.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$184.66
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$184.66
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Private Tour: Giant's Causeway, Norman Castles, and Game of Thrones Film Locations

Private Tour: Giant's Causeway, Norman Castles, and Game of Thrones Film Locations

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It would be a missed opportunity to travel to Belfast without seeing the amazing Giant's Causeway, a natural phenomenon along the coast north of Belfast that has to be seen to be believed. Get transported in an executive Mercedes V Class or S Class and stop at at castles and rustic villages along the way. After the visit to the Giant's Causeway, head to the nearby village of Bushmills, home to the famed distillery of the same name.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$646.32
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$646.32
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Giant’s Causeway and Titanic Experience from Belfast Port

Giant’s Causeway and Titanic Experience from Belfast Port

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Maximize time while docked in Belfast with this full-day shore excursion. Explore beyond the city to see a few of Northern Ireland’s top attractions including Giant’s Causeway, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and Carrickfergus Castle. Pick-up and drop-off at the dock in Belfast are included.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.76
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$52.76
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Giant's Causeway Tour with Guided Cliff Hike from Belfast

Giant's Causeway Tour with Guided Cliff Hike from Belfast

The Giant's Causeway is an amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Ireland or Northern Ireland. This cliff path guided hike to the main site is virtually unknown. It is breathtakingly beautiful and is by far the best way to experience this popular coastline - far away from the crowds. The tour includes all the convenience of transport from Belfast and the also the rope bridge. This is ideal for people who are active and want to truly experience one of the best coastal landscapes in Ireland. Put on your walking boots and let us guide you.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.18
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Giants Causeway Antrim Coast Tour

Giants Causeway Antrim Coast Tour

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Fully insured luxury vehicles with experienced guides. Our drivers are not only experienced but are passionate about our beautiful country and history. Our guides are passionate about our beautiful countryside and extremely knowledgeable about it's history. You will have a very entertaining tour of our wee country. There will also be plenty of opportunities to take photographs of our amazing scenery and landmarks to remember your day by. Our tours are completely customisable so please ask us if you would like a different tour or if you want to change parts of the tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$562.79
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$562.79
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Castles & Stones Day Tour from Belfast

Castles & Stones Day Tour from Belfast

Just think – in a single day, you can get to know this part of Northern Ireland like never before, and like no one else… except us locals, that is. We’ll take you on a tour of some of our most exciting, meaningful and historical sites along the Causeway Coastal Route. You’ll walk in the footsteps of a legendary giant, and feel the wind steal your breath as you cross Atlantic waves on a rope bridge! You’ll spend the day in the company of local people, and you’ll see it all through our eyes. With a local tour guide, driver, onboard storyteller who’ll share our ancient myths and legends, and generous and hospitable hosts at stop-offs, you’ll experience our unique sense of humour and be charmed by our warmth. By the end of the day, you’ll feel like one of us. In fact, don’t be surprised if you want to move here!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.52
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Game of Thrones Causeway Tour

Game of Thrones Causeway Tour

Fully insured luxury vehicles with experienced guides. Our drivers are not only experienced but are passionate about our beautiful country and history. We are huge fans of Game of Thrones, our guides are knowledgeable both of the series and of our beautiful countryside. You are guaranteed a fun and memorable trip with the opportunity for plenty of photographs and you can even dress up as a Game of Thrones character at Glenarm Castle. Our tours are completely customisable so please ask us if you would like a different tour or if you want to change parts of the tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$562.79
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$562.79
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Belfast Combination Tour: Game of Thrones Film Locations & Belfast City Tour

Belfast Combination Tour: Game of Thrones Film Locations & Belfast City Tour

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'Game of Thrones' fans will love this combo package that includes a full-day tour by open-top bus around Belfast filming locations. Then continue your sightseeing with a 48-hour hop-on hop-on pass that lets you discover highlights of the city. Courtesy hotel pickup is available upon request.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.95
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Thieves & Steel Day Tour from Belfast

Thieves & Steel Day Tour from Belfast

This corner of Ireland has a wealth of experiences, activities and history, and we’ve selected the best to give you a very different view of Northern Ireland! You’ll travel through history, starting in the 5th century in the walled town of Carrickfergus, then you’ll meet the giants of Victorian steam power in picture-postcard Whitehead, and finish off on the Gobbins Cliff Path to get your heart racing. You’ll experience it all through the eyes of local people: your driver, and your onboard guide and storyteller. They’re local, professionally trained and very experienced, but what you’ll love most about them is their warmth and welcoming spirit. The storyteller is a unique part of the Thieves & Steel Tour – as you travel, they’ll delight you with tales of fairies, giants and local folklore. It’s all part of the magic of this tour: the day combines ethereal myths and legends with the power of castles, engines and steel walkways. It’s Ireland as you’ve never seen it before.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.58
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Private Luxury Full-Day Belfast Sightseeing Tour From Belfast Cruise Terminal

Private Luxury Full-Day Belfast Sightseeing Tour From Belfast Cruise Terminal

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Travelers that reach port in Belfast can get a complete overview of the city with this full-day private tour, with port pickup included. On your busy shore excursion, see top sights around the city—from the famous murals on Falls Road to the Peace Walls—along with top landmarks like the Parliament Buildings and Botanic Gardens. And since your driver is there to whisk you around, all you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy hassle-free sightseeing.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$538.16
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$538.16
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Cruise Ship Visitors - see the best of NI from Belfast to the Giant's Causeway

Cruise Ship Visitors - see the best of NI from Belfast to the Giant's Causeway

Each tour is bespoke to the group and I will endeavour to include as many additional stops as possible at local 'hidden gems' not listed in the advert, subject to traffic conditions. During any travel sections of the tour between locations, the vehicle is equipped with iPads showing videos of the locations you will be visiting and others as a teaser to come back to Northern Ireland again. The car is equipped with a coolbox full of complimentary drinks. Guests have the option of having a video memento of their day with NITOUR, which features photos & video of your party taken throughout the day and edited together with dash cam footage at each location. (Note: Additional charge applies)
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$989.26
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$989.26
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A WeeTaste of Belfast History Tour of its Historic Pubs, Shops and Scenery

A WeeTaste of Belfast History Tour of its Historic Pubs, Shops and Scenery

My tours are fully validated and have been approved by international tour associations and also universities in the USA. My tours are informative yet also fun and carried out in a luxury Mercedes Taxi-Bus. My tours have been running for over 20 years taking tourists, decerning travellers, university academics and students from around the world. The tours also come with supporting materials that provide an overview of the sites and people seen on the tour and also give an unique understanding of the incredable history of Belfast that spams over 5000 years.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$548.71
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