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Looking for the best way to take in Northern Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction? Allen’s Belfast Bus Tours offers award winning Giant’s Causeway tours from Belfast, giving you the perfect way to take in the sights while learning about their rich history.

Departure time: 9.30am daily

Return time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm (depending on time of year)

Departure location: Allen’s Belfast Bus Tours Office at 29 Donegall Road, Belfast

Price: £18.00 Special offer on now!

Our tours have been a popular choice for years, and now they are award winning! Our fully guided Giant’s Causeway tour has been awarded Best Tour Company Worldwide by Hostelworld.com. Plus, Allen’s Tours is World Host Accredited, making us the perfect guides for your Irish adventure. Book today to see what other visitors are raving about! Make new travel memories to last a lifetime.

If you are planning a visit to Belfast or have already arrived in our beautiful city, be sure you don’t miss what is undoubtedly one of Northern Ireland’s most famous attractions – the unforgettable and unmistakable Giant’s Causeway. Spend a memorable day with our Giant’s Causeway tours from Belfast, taking in the rich history, folktales, and of course, the natural beauty of this distinctly Irish site.

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Forget figuring out a map and let our experienced drivers and local tour guides take you on a guided journey through Northern Ireland. Ride in comfort and relax aboard one of our coaches as you are surrounded by the lush Irish landscape on the Antrim Coastal Road.

Our Belfast bus tours feature stops at quaint villages, preserved castles, and other picturesque stops along the way. The tour also stops at the Giant’s Causeway Café for a quick lunch break and some time to relax before taking in more of what Ireland has to offer. You are sure to have the quintessential Irish travel experience you are looking for.

Whether you love a good ghost story or want to experience the romantic charm of a castle, there is something for everyone on our Belfast bus tours. Here are some of the sights you can look forward to exploring:

  • Glenarm, famous for its abundant salmon fishing and haunted castle
  • Carnlough with its picturesque harbour and distinctive rural character
  • Cushendall and its 19th century red curfew house
  • Ballycastle the home to the one and only 400 year old ‘Oul Lammas Fair’
  • Carrick a Rede with its death defying rope bridge (cross at your own risk, Northern Ireland weather permitting additional cost to cross bridge) and stunning views of Rathlin Island
  • Ballintoy – a delightful coastal town.
  • Giants Causeway café 30 min. lunch stop(lunch not included)
  • We will then visit the main attraction of the day and the mythical wonder that is the ‘Giants Causeway’
  • The Giants Causeway is a world heritage site and one of life’s must see geological phenomenon. Follow in the footsteps of the giants of Irish folklore – Finn MacCool and Benandonner and stand on these unexplainable hexagonal shaped stones (which are estimated to be a staggering 62 – 65 million years old) whilst also enjoying the awe inspiring and majestic views all around you in this magnificent outdoor museum!
  • Our final stop of the day on the drive back to Belfast will be to take a quick stop for photos at the wondrous Dark Hedges, this road is lined either side with stunning beech trees and was made famous the world over when it featured in HBO’s Game of Thrones, Season 2: Episode 1 “On the King’s Road”.
  • To miss this fully guided informative tour and all around fun day out with our friendly, knowledgeable and experienced drivers and guides would really be a lost opportunity, so reserve your seat today!
  • The tour starts at approx 9.30am from our tour office at 29 Donegal Rd (conveniently located opposite the Belfast International Youth Hostel) and is it is highly recommended for passengers to arrive 10 mins prior to tour departure to avoid disappointment.
  • Complimentary shuttle pick up from your hotel/ guesthouse by prior arrangement.
  • For various pickup points around Belfast please enquire at time of booking for our Giants Causeway Tour.

Of course, the tour would not be complete without a stop to take in the stunning rock formations at the Giant’s Causeway. With approximately 40,000 basalt columns rising out of the sea, the causeway is truly something to behold. The UNESCO World Heritage Site draws thousands of visitors each and every year. It is guaranteed to be a highlight of your trip to Ireland. Visitors will have plenty of time to take photos, enjoy the fresh sea breeze, and explore the outdoor museum.

Be blown away by the knowledge and expertise of our local guides. With historical knowledge that extends beyond the history books to cultural perspectives, insider information and lots of experience with the causeway, they are eager to give you a local look at Northern Ireland. Guides are ready to answer your questions about local customs, folklore myths, and the formation of the Giant’s Causeway. You will end the tour with a breadth of new knowledge, without feeling like you missed seeing the sights with your nose stuck in a guidebook.

Leave Ireland with memories of the beautiful countryside, unique heritage, and a full understanding of the meaning and significance of many beautiful sites. Let Allen’s Tours make your trip the best one yet. Book a Giant’s Causeway Belfast bus tour today and get ready for an educational and adventurous day full of charm and wonder. We also have a Giants Causeway tour from Dublin.

To book your bus tour of Northern Ireland, call us at 0044 2890 915 613 or book your Giant’s Causeway tour online today.

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Itinerary of the Giants Causeway Tour

The first stop of the day is at the beautiful town of Carrickfergus so you can have a walk round the 12th century castle and see the ramparts stone walls and ancient harbour.

The Magheramorne Quarry has featured in HBO’s TV series Game of Thrones and has been used to film scences for Castle Black, Hardhome & The Wall.

We will be travelling along the fantastic Antrim coast road with the Irish sea on our right and the Glens of Antrim on the left of the coach.

We will be passing the spectacular Glens of Antrim and even climbing Glencorp And crossing the Glen Dun Bridge before climbing to the top of GlenDun and then descending into the town of Ballycastle

We will be stopping at the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge before moving on to the old quarry of Larrybane.

Larrybane Quarry was featured in HBO’s Series Game of Thrones throughout season two as it was used for Renly Baratheon’s camp.

We will be making 30 min lunch stop at the giants causeway cafe.

This stop is currently not being visited due to changes at Bushmills Distillery

The highlight of the day is our stop to the giants causeway its self where you will be able to walk across the stones themselves

Our last stop of the day before returning to Belfast is a stop at the amazing Dark Hedges.

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