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Overview

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and natural splendor of Northern Ireland on a full-day excursion to the Titanic Belfast Visitor Experience and the Giant’s Causeway from Dublin. With a local guide, enrich your knowledge of the tragic story of Titanic at the engaging Titanic Visitor Experience, and then travel to the UNESCO-listed wonder of the Giant’s Causeway. Marvel at the rugged rock formations and dramatic cliffs of the region and then summon your courage to cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a historic structure suspended high over the crashing waves of the Atlantic. Note: Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is currently closed to the public. This stop is replaced by a visit to Dunluce Castle, the real-life House of Greyjoy from the "Game of Thrones", until further notice.
  • Full-day trip to the Titanic Visitor Experience and Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland
  • Follow the footsteps of the Titanic's fateful voyage while exploring interactive discovery galleries at the Titanic Visitor Experience
  • Visit the Ocean Exploration Centre and learn how ocean behavior is tracked
  • Travel along the Antrim Coastal Drive by luxury coach
  • Includes Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre admission and a tour led by a local park ranger
  • Trek across the swaying Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Visit the Giant's Causeway and Belfast from Dublin in one day, without the hassle of renting a car.
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Transport by air-conditioned luxury coach with free WiFi
Food and drinks
  • 1 College Green , 1 College Green, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 YT92, Ireland

    Departure - Pickup points Starbucks Café,1 College Green / Dame Street (south city) Dublin 2 @ 7am Dublin Bus Office, 59 O’Connell Street Upper (north city) Dublin 1 @ 7.05am Please be outside either pick up location listed at least 5 minutes prior to departure. Grey coach with silver dog as logo.

  • Airlink Express , 59 O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, Ireland

    Departure - Pickup points Starbucks Café,1 College Green / Dame Street (south city) Dublin 2 @ 7am Dublin Bus Office, 59 O’Connell Street Upper (north city) Dublin 1 @ 7.05am Please be outside either pick up location listed at least 5 minutes prior to departure. Grey coach with silver dog as logo.

  • 7:00 AM
    Clerys Clock , Op GPO, 1, O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, Co. Dublin, D01 HR04, Ireland

    Drop off is at the Old Cleary's store on O'Connell Street, opposite the General Post Office, near the Spire monument. Your guide will be able to advise of directions. Typically the return time is 8.30pm

    Emerge early and depart from your centrally located Dublin hotel by luxury coach. Receive an interesting introduction to Northern Ireland’s turbulent history from your guide, and then arrive at the Titanic Visitor Experience, an engaging exhibition opened on the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic’s tragic sinking. Enjoy a 20 minute rest stop to take coffee and snacks before taking the Black Cab tour in Belfast.

    There you will have bathroom facilities with a range of vendors to buy hot and cold drinks, fresh food, light snacks and packed lunches. The same stop will be visited on the return journey fro Dublin.

    Stroll through galleries that speak eloquently of the tragic tale and learn about the construction and poignant fate of the colossal ship. Immerse yourself in interactive displays that take you to the depths of the ocean and visit the Ocean Exploration Centre to discover state-of-the-art technologies that track the behavior of ocean beds. 

    Revitalize with lunch at the café (own expense), and then travel to the rugged Northern Irish coast to see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed landmark of the Giant’s Causeway. Follow the renowned Antrim Coastal Drive route and admire spectacular coastal scenery before stopping to admire the romantic ruins of 15th-century Dunluce Castle, featured in hit TV show, Game of Thrones.

    On arrival at the Giant’s Causeway, enjoy some leisurely free time to explore the distinctive rock formations and volcanic paths independently. Capture photographs of dramatic scenery that spans 18 miles (29 km) and then conquer your fear in order to cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a historical monument suspended over a rocky chasm bathed in the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean. 

    During the journey back to central Dublin, stop in the quaint town of Castlebelingham before arriving at your original departure point.
    Itinerary
    Stop At:  
    Giant's Causeway
    After a 45 minute lunch stop at a wonderful coastal cafe we arrive at the Giants Causeway at 2.30pm. Created 60 million years ago due to a series of volcanic eruptions which layered the surrounding area with 40,000 interlocking basaltic rock columns. Set off on the trail to the "Giant's Boot" apparently lost by Finn just over 2 metres large. Can it get any more magical? Take a seat in the famous "Wishing Chair." A must experience, the "Wishing Chair" is a natural throne formed of perfectly shaped columns of basaltic lava. Now the "Camel" the only steed capable of carrying Finn home across long distances. The Camel a basaltic dyke formed from cooling lava which has pushed its way through other layers of rock. The Clifftop Trail is a bird's eye view of the Giant's Causeway, a unique way to see the World Heritage Site and explore the stunning north coast of Ireland over to Scotland. The Causeway has trails for all ages. There is also a free train up and down from the centre to the coast.
    Duration: 2 hours 
    Admission Ticket Free
    Pass By:  
    Antrim Coast Road
    A slow tour along the coastel road between Bushmills, stopping at Dunluce Castle, the Giants Causeway onto Ballycastle before turning inland towards Ballymena. Your guide will help you appreciate all scenerary along the way.
    Stop At:  
    Dunluce Castle
    Dun Luce Castle is an iconic historical castle which dates back over 500 years with its location on the Cliff Edge of the north Atlantic making it one of the most dramatic settings in Europe.The castle has been frequently used over the years in many movies most recently the tv series the Game of Thrones. There will be paid admittance included to visit and peruse castle and ground for 45 minutes. On a clear day you can see the coast of Scotland. A magical place for the adventurous photographer and for those who enjoy watching the abundant varirty of wild birds which inhabit the coastal cliffs.
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Admission Ticket Included
    Stop At:  
    Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast Experience, monument to Belfast's maritime heritage. Tells stories of the Titanic, which hit an iceberg sinking during her maiden voyage in 1912, her sister ships RMS Olympic and Britannic. The 12,000 square metres which consists of nine interpretative and interactive galleries. 1 Boomtown Belfast – the city at the start of the 20th century,recreates scenes from Belfast at the time of Titanic's construction 1909–11 2 The Shipyard – a ride aboard a mini-car up and around a replica of Titanic's rudder 3 The Launch how Titanic was launched on 31 May 1911 scenes of the Spring day. 4 The Fit-Out of the Titanic from her launch through to April 1912 large-scale model of Titanic to illustrate how the ship appeared to its passengers / crew. 5 The Maiden Voyage walk across its wooden deck 6 The Sinking – disaster of 14/15 April 1912 7 The Aftermath – legacy of the disaster 8 Myths & Legends – facts behind the stories 9 Titanic Beneath – the wreck of the Titanic its rediscovery
    Duration: 2 hours 
    Admission Ticket Included
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Good walking shoes and all weather clothing recommended
    • Please be outside one of the available pickup locations 15 minutes before the departure time
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Children 2 years and under are not allowed to travel
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    • OPERATED BY Wild Rover Tours
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

    Learn more about cancellations.

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Titanic Belfast Experience,Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle Day Trip from Dublin?
    A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

    • Face masks provided for travelers
    See all safety measures taken by Titanic Belfast Experience,Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle Day Trip from Dublin.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during Titanic Belfast Experience,Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle Day Trip from Dublin?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Titanic Belfast Experience,Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle Day Trip from Dublin.
    Q:
    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Titanic Belfast Experience,Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle Day Trip from Dublin?
    A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    See all safety measures taken by Titanic Belfast Experience,Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle Day Trip from Dublin.

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    • "This is a must if you are planning a trip to Dublin." See review
    • "Yes, it was a long day but it was worth it." See review

    Reviews

    5.0
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    star-4
    City and county side experience
    Carine_S
    , Oct 2021
    What a great team! We felt very welcomed and well looked after through out the trip. The choice of the places and guides was very well prepared. Just found it difficult for non English speaking people like my sister. It’s a petty there is nothing in place for them. Thank you for this great day!
    star-3
    Titanic Museum and Giant’s Causeway
    Leslee_H
    , Oct 2021
    The Titanic Museum opeed thirty minutes later due to Fall time schedule. So we had to stand in the cold wind for thirty minutes. The tour company should have known open hours. By the time we worked our way to the Titanic exhibition, we were out of time. .If you are interested in the Titanic, skip the second floor because it tells the history of ship building. . I was disappointed that the advertised bridge was close. An abandoned castle was substituted. Again not much time to explore and no explanation given. Giant’s Causeway. Spectacular if you are able to make the long hilly walk. People with problems with knees or back issues should reconsider this walk. Our tour guide told jokes and was personable.
    star-4
    Disappointing Places on this Tour
    Patricia_L
    , Oct 2021
    Conor, the guide, and Sydney, the driver, were great. Very enthusiastic and friendly. Conor gave interesting information about Irish history and the places on the tour, without boring us participants! I really liked the 2-hour video he put on for the last 2 hours of the drive back about Ireland from the 1970s and on. I found the Titanic museum boring. Too much information which focussed more on the technical, industrial aspects than on the human aspect, which would have been interesting. The Giant's Causeway is disappointing as I expected to see it as is shown in great photos taken obviously from an angle far out at sea. Really, it's just a pile of rocks and boulders along the walking paths. 2 hours is too long for the visit. I noticed all my co-passenger/tourists waiting for the bus after an hour or so. Dunluce Castle was fantastic, with breath-taking scenery. And the drive along the coast after the visit was stunning.
    star-5
    The Belfast tour was...
    Andrew_D
    , Sep 2021
    The Belfast tour was great. Our guide Seamus and driver Joe were incredibly personable, friendly, and helpful. I would definitely do this again.
    star-3
    Giants causeway.
    mark_w
    , Sep 2021
    Good tour but a bit misleading about what you actually get. You have to choose between the Belfast City tour OR the Titanic tour, you don't get both as the itinerary suggests. The Carrick rope bridge was closed when we went which was also disappointing. The Giants causeway was fantastic.
    icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
    Hello Mark, On Viator you reserved the Titanic Belfast and Giants Causeway tour. You did not book the Northern Ireland Highlights tours which offers the attraction of the Black Cab tour. Why do you say that you thought both attractions in Belfast are included in the itinerary? On no web site, our own or the Viator site does it say it is possible to do both attractions. Why claim that the itinerary is misleading? I'm sorry to have to point out that your review is factually wrong. Never has it ever been possible to do both attractions and no where does it ever state that both attractions are included. The rope bridge is temporaily closed to the public. As an alternative attraction we include Dun Luce Castle. Regards John
    star-5
    Yes, Please!
    Maureen_M
    , Sep 2021
    Experiencing the Northern Irish Coast was delightful! Dave, our guide, was fantastic! Pete, our driver was great too!
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    star-5
    Fabulous
    Michele_C
    , Sep 2021
    Amazing couldn't fault the tour. Wild rover David our tour guide was amazing with the history off the tour. The songs were great. Even doh the bridge was closed. They brought us to dunluce Castle and it was fabulous. The weather was amazing. Pablo the driver was great he stop off in different scenery because off the weather. Unreal definitely be back 100%😍
    icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
    Hello Michele, Wnderful to read that you had great day out on tour. Thank you. Regards John
    star-5
    Wonderful tour
    Ankit_D
    , Aug 2021
    Had a very good experience on the tour. David, the guide told us a lot of facts about Ireland and UK on the trip. He also sang few songs for us which was very entertaining. Sadly, the rope bridge was closed but we had a visit to Dunluce Castle which was great as well. The driver, Paolo was also very good and skillful on the wheels.
    star-5
    Great and memorable...
    Kathleen_H
    , Aug 2021
    Great and memorable experience. The Titanic museum is definitely worth a visit. The Giant's Causeway is impressive and the views are spectacular. We also visited the Dunluce castle. It was a good alternative for the rope bridge which was closed. The tour guide David is the best! He is very enthusiastic and during the long drive he even entertained us with some songs on his guitar. Highly recommended!
    star-5
    It was a fun and interesting day trip which I highly recommend.
    Philippa
    , Aug 2021
    The trip to the Giant's Causeway was a trip that I had long wanted to go on and it did not disappoint. The tour guide, David and the driver gave us a wonderful day out, with informative chat about what we would be see in the day ahead. First of all we were given the choice to visit the Titanic experience or to go into a black cab and be driven around Belfast to visit the land marks of the 'troubles', with a cabbie that had lived through it himself. It was a very interesting insight into 'the troubles'. We were given plenty of time to walk down to the sea and clamber over the phenomenal rocks that are the Giant's causeway. The Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge which was planned to be part of the trip was shut due to repairs so we went to Dunluce Castle instead, which was once owned by Winston Churchill but now belongs to the National Trust.
    1 traveler found this review helpful

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