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Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin provided by Finn McCools Tours

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Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Tick off Northern Ireland's top attractions in just one day during a stress-free tour from Dublin, ideal for travelers with limited time on the Emerald Isle. Included entrance fees and round-trip transport means you'll save time planning ahead, and convenient transport between dispersed landmarks such as the Giant’s Causeway and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge allows you to focus on the scenery rather than the roads. On this tour you will also visit the Dark Hedges and Belfast.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Hugh Lane
    Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 F2X9, Ireland
    Please be at the departure point 5 - 10 mins before our tour leaves. Meeting point: Outside Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square N, Dublin 1, at 6:45 am Return point: Returns to original departure point between 7:30pm and 8:30pm To break up the drive on the way, we will stop at a service station so you can get some coffee or breakfast. Occasionally we will pick up a few more passengers from Belfast on the way as well. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.
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    The Dark Hedges
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Giant's Causeway
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 4
    City Hall
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    The Hugh Lane
    Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 F2X9, Ireland
    Please be at the departure point 5 - 10 mins before our tour leaves. Meeting point: Outside Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square N, Dublin 1, at 6:45 am Return point: Returns to original departure point between 7:30pm and 8:30pm To break up the drive on the way, we will stop at a service station so you can get some coffee or breakfast. Occasionally we will pick up a few more passengers from Belfast on the way as well. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.
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Highlights
  • Fit a bunch of Northern Ireland sites into one day on this guided tour
  • Explore the Giant’s Causeway without feeling rushed
  • Learn about the local legends and myths of the Causeway from a guide
  • Venture across the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge without paying extra
  • Keep warm (and dry on rainy days) on the ride in a comfortable coach bus 
  • Easy round-trip transport from Dublin included for convenience
What to Expect
This tour starts with a pickup in central Dublin in the early morning. Once you board your coach for the day, relax on the ride over to Northern Ireland.  First, head toward the Giant’s Causeway. At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoy your time wandering the grounds. Your guide tells you many popular legends about the area as you go. You can also eat at a nearby hotel if you’re hungry during this time (own expense). Then it’s off to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, cross the bridge with your guide and party and take in stunning views over Ireland from above the water. Continue on to the Dark Hedges, planted over 270 years ago by the Stuart family the location has been used in numerous films and television shows. Finally, travel to Northern Ireland's bustling capital, Belfast. Follow the Glens of Antrim on the route and admire panoramic views of the wild countryside. Spend some time exploring Belfast city center before moving traveling back to Dublin where your tour concludes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Hugh Lane, Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 F2X9, Ireland
Duration
13h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge for free when it is open
  • All other attractions can be seen without extra charges
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • The Giant's Causeway
  • The Dark Hedges
  • Drive along the Northern Ireland coast seeing beautiful landscapes
  • Belfast City
  • Luggage compartment
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for small children. If they are very used to travelling on a bus tour (up to 2 hours between stops, up to 13 hours for the day) and very used to walking, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat.
  • Not recommended to those with walking disabilities (a fair amount of walking involved)
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, with heart complaints, pregnant women or other serious medical conditions
  • If passengers are late to the pick up the bus will not wait for them even if they call the office before hand. Must make sure they are on time. If passengers are intoxicated at any stage of the tour they will not be allowed on/back on the bus.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The pick up point is in the City Centre so there is no parking available for passengers to leave their cars for the entire day.
  • Use the bathroom prior to coming to the pick up point. Bring a packed lunch and also wear comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes as well as a rainproof jacket.
  • It is important to know that Northern Ireland use sterling and not euro but you are able to pay with card.
  • It is the passengers responsibility to ensure that all Visa and travel documents are in order prior to the tour.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cara Jeane wrote a review Sep 2020
Regina, Canada2 contributions
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It was an enriching experience! I loved every part of the trip, including the Irish music played on the bus - but I would have loved to hear some of The Cranberries music too! Our tour picked us up from Dublin and went to Belfast, Giant's Causeway, the rope bridge, and to the
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Nicole A wrote a review Aug 2020
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Wonderful guides, wonderful sites, great day! The weather ended up not being the best, but it was fall, but the guides made it worth it still. Tun of fun! Will take another tour next time I am over!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Wellington Porto Brito wrote a review Aug 2020
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP2 contributions
It was amazing trip! The best part was when went trough the Rope Bridge where I could see a wonderful view of the cliffs and ocean. Another awesome part was walking trough the Giant's Causeway when we could take great pictures and spent marvelous moments among friends. Both
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Alena B wrote a review Aug 2020
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Really loved that Day trip! Northern Irelands Nature is so beautiful never imagined that. Really friendly crew on board! Would do it again any time.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Alfonso Cerrato wrote a review Jul 2020
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Great organization and excellent driver, we had a lot of fun! The tours are designed to optimize time and places to visit.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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