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Dublin: Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Dunluce & Belfast Tour

1. Dublin: Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Dunluce & Belfast Tour

Tour the coastline of Northern Ireland on a day trip from Dublin in a comfortable bus. Follow your guide as you visit iconic sights, including the Giant's Causeway, the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, and Belfast. Depart Dublin and travel North, stopping at a service station along the way for breakfast, to buy lunch, and to stretch your legs. Your first attraction is to take a 5-minute photo stop at the famous and picturesque ruins of Dunluce Castle. Afterward, head to the Giant's Causeway, formed from about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Enjoy at least 2 hours at the UNESCO World Heritage Site and get up close to the hexagonal columns, often referred to as the "8th Wonder of the World." Take in the fantastic views of the Irish Sea and then spend around 20 minutes traveling along the avenue of intertwined beech trees known as "Dark Hedges." Planted in the 18th-century by the Stuart family, the beautiful sight was used in the Game of Thrones series and the Transformers movie. Lastly, go to Belfast to see the capital of Northern Ireland and the birthplace of the Titanic ocean liner. Stop next to Belfast City Hall and spend approximately 1.5 hours exploring the city. Do some sightseeing, shopping, and grab some food before continuing the journey home.

From Dublin: Giant's Causeway and Game of Thrones Tour

2. From Dublin: Giant's Causeway and Game of Thrones Tour

Visit some of the most photogenic locations in Northern Ireland on a Game of Thrones locations tour from Dublin. Stroll through intertwined beech trees known as the Dark Hedges, and see Ballintoy Harbor, the capital of the Iron Islands. Stop at the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Giant’s Causeway. After departing from central Dublin, travel first to the Dark Hedges. Journey down the tunnel-like avenue and stop at the site where Arya Stark, Gendry, and Hot Pie escaped on the King's Road. Continue to the Giant's Causeway to enjoy around 1.5 hours of exploring the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue to scenic Ballintoy Harbor, and discover where Theon was baptized in front of Balon and Yara, and where Euron was drowned and crowned to be king. Enjoy time to take in the views and reflect on all the magic and mystery of Game of Thrones.  Drive through the Glens of Antrim to go to Belfast. Take free time to admire the city sights. See the famous Crown bar, Belfast City Hall and its Titanic memorial garden, Big Fish, and Albert’s Clock. Finally, relax on the journey back to Dublin with arrival in the early evening.

From Dublin: Full-Day Game of Thrones Filming Locations Tour

3. From Dublin: Full-Day Game of Thrones Filming Locations Tour

Visit some of Northern Ireland's most iconic Game of Thrones filming locations on this tour, departing from the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. Stop halfway for a short break and comfort stop and enjoy onboard entertainment during the journey, including a Game of Thrones quiz to see who will be crowned King or Queen in the North. Arrive at Tollymore Forest Park, where you will enjoy a 3-kilometer trek and discover several iconic locations, including where the Nights Watch first encountered the White Walkers and where the Stark's found the dead Direwolf and her litter of pups. After your morning trek, travel to Strangford Lough, a small fishing village where you will break for lunch. After lunch, visit Old Castle Ward, the location of Winterfell from season one. Take a 3-kilometer afternoon trek around the estate to visit locations including Walder Frey's Twins and Robb Stark's Camp in the Riverlands. As your return trip to Dublin begins, stop for a quick visit to Inch Abbey, the location where Robb Stark was declared King in the North. Here your guide will provide real wool Stark cloaks, Stark banners, and replica swords and shields for photo opportunities.

Tour in Spanish: Game of Thrones

4. Tour in Spanish: Game of Thrones

Your first stop is Tollymore Forest park, known as the “Enchanted Forest” in the series. This is where the “White Walkers” began their march into the realm of men. Take a walk to what is possibly the most famous location in the series the “stepping stones”. Next on your journey is medieval Inch Abbey. Situated on the river Quoile, this location was used in various Game of Thrones scenes. In the distance you will also be able to see Downpatrick Abbey, the resting place for the patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. Next, move on to Castle Ward, better known to Game of Thrones’ fans as Winterfell, the ancestral castle and seat of power of House Stark. The site of this imposing 18th century mansion has magnificent views of lakes, forests and medieval buildings. It is also home to many filming locations of the series. You will also have the opportunity for some lunch here. From here, start making your way back to Dublin along the spectacular coast road. Stop at one of the small towns, Newcastle en route. Maybe relax with an Irish coffee at what is known as “Charlie Chaplin’s Hotel” – the Slieve Donard resort. You will arrive back in Dublin at around 7:30 PM.

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What people are saying about Dublin

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 812 reviews

great experience .. the guide, Mark, was always helpful and knowledgeable. I would stay there again

Very beautiful sights and lots of information. Had a beautiful day at the Causeway

Absolutely loved the tour. Our guide Patrick was great. Highly recommend.

Really cool! Enough time in all location, and Brian our guide was great!

Patric and Marco our tour guide and driver were just amazing