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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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Ranked #3 of 4 attractions in Ballintoy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We went here on a tour bus and were given an hour, that is not nearly enough time. The Bridge was cool to walk across, but the views on the other side were amazing. My wife and i walked around a little bit but then sat down and tried to take it all in. It was an awesome experience.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Overpriced, crowded and quite lame ("safe"). Gotta queue to walk across. Views are spectacular however especially on a sunny day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

There is a bit of a hike from the car park to the bridge over rough steps and paths, But the experience of crossing the bridge to the small island was WELL worth it The sky was cloudless sea was so blue the view was incredible almost breathtaking, You can see the Scottish headland.

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Jamison, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We were lucky to visit the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge on a beautiful sunny day. It's an easy walk from the car park and the walk across the bridge wasn't particularly scary. It's quite sturdy and definitely worth the trip. Once you cross the bridge onto the small island you are rewarded with a beautiful view of the opposing cliffs. We... More

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Calgary, AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

You have to walk about a kilometre to get to the bridge. It's not for someone with difficulty walking. You can't get across the bridge any way but on foot. There can be line ups to get across. The fun is in the crossing and the views from the island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was a good experience. The walk to get to the bridge is a bit far, however the view was incredible. Once on the bridge, the rough waters beneath makes for an exhilarating experience. Also the gift store at the front had nice souvenirs. There was also a booth where you could get a certificate for crossing the bridge.

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Wallaroo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Only several kilometres from the Giant's Causeway it is certainly worth a visit. The rope bridge is a bit of fun but the real attraction is the stunning coast line. We had great weather and clear skies...so beautiful whichever direction we looked.

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

What an adventure! It was a rainy, windy day but oh, what an amazing experience. It's a long walk to get to the bridge but the scenery is worth it. Ireland has a beautiful coast and it is a must see and do!

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St. John's, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We lucked into a beautiful day to experience this attraction and the scenery was definitely stunning. I was a little disappointed in the bridge itself as all the photos made it look much longer than it was. It was great to say we did this, but the line-ups to get across then back over again were not quite worth the... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Unfortunately as in any attraction you will have to pay, but it totally worth it. However it takes some walking until the rope bridge. So get prepared! Nevertheless, you will forget your tiredness by the team you will be on the rope bridge! Such a fantastic experience!

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