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Belfast Shore Excursion: Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Highlights
  • Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and Dark Hedges tour
  • Use your time in Belfast to see the sights on a shore excursion
  • Gaze at the island of Carrick-a Rede amid rugged coastal scenery
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Belfast Shore Excursion: Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
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Belfast Shore Excursion: Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
US$32.38
Overview
When your cruise ship stops at the Belfast docks, check out some of Northern Ireland's must-see sights on a day-long shore excursion. The day trip starts with a visit to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, which connects the mainland to a tiny island. Head onward to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant's Causeway with its thousands of basalt rock columns, and then spend time at the Dark Hedges, a beguiling tunnel of beech trees that was used as a filming location in Game of Thrones. Note that access to cross the rope bridge is at your own expense.
What to Expect

The Causeway Express tour will cover:

Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge - The bridge links the mainland to the tiny island of Carrick-a-rede. It spans 20 metres and is 30 metres above the rocks below.

There will be a small fee to pay to cross the bridge, but this is optional. The price for this will be £6.00 per person.

 The Giants Causeway - An area of around 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption, the stones are one of Northern Irelands most famous landmarks, a must see!

Last, but not least, The Dark Hedges - Romantic, atmospheric, tunnel-like avenue of intertwined beech trees, planted in the 18th-century. This attraction was used to film some parts of the world famous TV show 'The Game Of Thrones.'

Please note some stops are time dependent, so the bus driver will give you a set time to return to the bus. This is to ensure everything runs smoothly and everyone gets the same amount of time at each destination.

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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour

We happened on this tour by chance as we were on a cruise and we encounterd this tour in front of the tourist information. We considered ourselves fortunate to have been in the right place at the right time. The tour was very reasonable especially...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile
Beautiful Sites but a RIPOFF!

My family and I took a tour to the Giant’s Causeway. We were a bit disappointed with our tour guide, Phil. He seemed to rush us through every attraction that was a part of our tour and excluded the dark hedges. He told us a...More

1  Thank kamrynm2
Reviewed 4 July 2018
Would give a 3.5

For one I believe its overbook. There were just too many people in the tour, we are on board bus thats 1.5times longer than usual. The bus was late to pick us up at the belfast tourist information centre. Meeting time was 9.45 am, bus...More

3  Thank eis4ellene
Reviewed 20 June 2018
Busy day

Met up with the tour not far from our hotel. A huge bendy bus packed with us tourists. Friendly driver. First stop Carrickfergus castle which I thought was no big deal. Onwards a couple of Games of Thrones sites were pointed out very quickly and...More

Thank 411sunny2016
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile
Great tour and a great tour guide.

Really enjoyed this trip. Sadly the weather wasn't on our side and was very misty, so senic wise we could see further than a few meters. As NT members we enjoyed the Carrick a rede rope bridge and audio tour at the cause way for...More

1  Thank Sarah W
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