We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Gobbins

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The Gobbins
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
731
All photos (731)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“our tour guide”(63 reviews)
“cliff walk”(35 reviews)
About
The Gobbins is a dramatic, two-mile-long cliff-face path which includes spectacular tubular and suspension bridges, a staircase, caves and tunnels carved through the rock. A fully accessible cliff-top path will provide breathtaking views of the...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Middle Road | Islandmagee, Co. Antrim,, Whitehead BT40 3SX, Northern Ireland
Website
+44 28 9337 2318
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (707)
Filter reviews
635 results
Traveler rating
489
76
32
21
17
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
489
76
32
21
17
Show reviews that mention
All reviews our tour guide health and safety cliff walk hard hats ankle support hiking boots steep hill bird life excellent guide appropriate footwear rock fall flora and fauna safety talk the bus unique experience great walk northern ireland
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 635 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing trip that was bought for us as a gift by family in Whitehead. My wife and I, and our children, had a fantastic time. Robert, our guide....not "bob"...as he jokes about not being called....was brilliant. His local knowledge of the history...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Graham P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We turned up without booking on the first day of the 2019 season for this iconic and invigorating walk under the Antrim cliffs at the mouth of Belfast Lough. The escorted walk starts at the visitor centre (cafe, walk information, shop and toilets). Before departure...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sraffert
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our day out on the gobbins today with gerald our tour guide just happened to get the last tour on our way past on the coastal tour. Every effort was made today to make us feel comfortable and to be enjoying ourselves would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk, with Gerald the guide, he had loads of information to tell,about the Gobbins,and was very friendly. Very interesting and great views. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lornakathleen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my family and girlfriend. Had a tour with Gerald. It was absolutely fantastic. Gerald was brilliant, interactive and a great story teller. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and would highly recommend to anyone. Considering going back in summer after Gerald’s recommendations.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hynchy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all. This work and engineering involved is spectacular. The coastline and natural habitat for birds and dolphins porpoise etc is brilliant. A wonderful walk and great reception centre and coffee shop. JUST GO.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank brianhI9405JM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Words can't describe the exhilarating Gobbins Cliff Walk. Wear proper hiking boots as per the site info, although when we went the facility was able to provide for those without proper hiking boots. But come prepared as they WILL turn you away. It's a challenging...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Valerie G
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The Gobbins is a wonderful 2 mile hike along the cliff side overlooking the Irish Sea. We booked about 3 months in advance and I recommend that. As we were waiting for our tour to start two couples had to be turned away as they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Duanne S
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I was here with a rambling club, taking a walk on the top path above the famous Gobbins Cliff Path. It was not a sunny day, but it was still lovely looking down on the sea below. There is a viewing platform that projects out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed November 5, 2018

What a wonderful way to spend a few hours, stories of smugglers, pirate ships and Victorian pic nickers ! The views are awesome. Tales of folklore, dragons and even a lesson about the Titanic. Our guide Jill has a great wealth of knowledge and is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matt L
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Curran Court Hotel
355 reviews
5.61 miles away
Dobbins Inn Hotel
344 reviews
6.51 miles away
Premier Inn Carrickfergus Hotel
672 reviews
6.76 miles away
Loughshore Hotel
727 reviews
7.30 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13 nearby restaurants
The Rinka
112 reviews
.75 miles away
The Lighthouse Bistro
57 reviews
2.53 miles away
The Bank House Coffee Shop
88 reviews
2.50 miles away
Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
87 reviews
1.64 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 19 nearby attractions
Kilcoan Gardens
10 reviews
1.84 miles away
Blackhead Path
104 reviews
2.35 miles away
Whitehead Railway Museum
57 reviews
2.31 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Discover263661
February 8, 2019|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from 170,780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes My children worse trail trainers
1
Vote
H1560VOalisonh
September 23, 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from helloimroxy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the last 3 bridges were opened when I was there in September. The only place still closed is the entrance to the small cave.
1
Vote
fionagun
September 2, 2018|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from T5385DAmichellet | Reviewed this property |
I have a fear of heights and it was fine for me. The path is not that high, there are railings all the way separating you from the edge, it’s a really great place, enjoy 😀
2
Votes