Giant’s Causeway Luxury Private Day Tour

Giant's Causeway Luxury Private Day Tour

Take the hassle out of trying to find your way around, be driven by your own personal driver in comfort and at your own pace. Our Giant’s Causeway tour is tailored to suit your individual wishes. We offer you the freedom to alter our suggested itinerary to fit your needs and time restrictions. The tour can be 8,10,12 hours or longer upon request.
* Duration: 10 to 12 hours
* Starts: Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




Take the hassle out of trying to find your way around, be driven by your own personal driver in comfort and at your own pace. Our Giant’s Causeway tour is tailored to suit your individual wishes. We offer you the freedom to alter our suggested itinerary to fit your needs and time restrictions. The tour can be 8,10,12 hours or longer upon request.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Carrickfergus Castle, Marine Highway, Carrickfergus BT38 7BG Northern Ireland

Heading north on the M1 from Dublin we take the Mourne coast road. On your right is the Irish Sea and to the left the magnificent Mourne mountains.

Our first stop is the port of Carrick Fergus. Along with its famous castle, Carrick Fergus is steeped in history. Take a tour of the castle and hear of the many wars it was involved in.

In 1778, during the American war of independence, Captain John Paul Jones tried and failed to capture the port due to the considerable defense of the castle. Hear how he returned a few days later in his ship the “Ranger” and challenged the British Flagship “HMS Drake” to open battle, a battle Captain Jones won emphatically.

From Carrickfergus we head further north to the causeway itself, along the way you will see the dramatic coastline of east Ulster eroded over the years by the relentless aggression of the Irish sea.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Giant’s Causeway, Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU Northern Ireland

When you reach the Causeway (The 8th Wonder of the world) you will marvel at nature’s wonders. See the perfectly formed Hexagonal shaped rock pillars rise side by side to a height of 40 feet, see the stunning lava cliffs rise dramatically from the sea. Hear the stories of the giants Fionn McCool of Ireland and Benandonner of Scotland and their many engagements and how they used the causeway as stepping stones to do battle with each other.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bushmills Distillery, 2 Distillery Road, Bushmills BT57 8XH Northern Ireland

(The Bushmills Distillery is temporary closed until the end of 2021) In the small village of Bushmills, settled on the banks of the river you’ll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland. A place where family and friends have worked for generations, in a small Northern Irish village that for over 400 years has kept to the philosophy that hand crafting small batches is the way to produce beautifully smooth tasting Irish whiskey.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Dunluce Castle, 87 Dunluce Road Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY Northern Ireland

The iconic ruin of Dunluce Castle bears witness to a long and tumultuous history. First built on the dramatic coastal cliffs of north County Antrim by the MacQuillan family around 1500, the earliest written record of the castle was in 1513.

Stop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, 119A Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS Northern Ireland

Connected to the cliffs by a rope bridge across the Atlantic Ocean, Carrick-a-Rede Island is home to a single building – a fisherman’s cottage.

Suspended almost 100 ft (30 m) above sea level, the rope bridge was first erected by salmon fisherman 350 years ago.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: The Dark Hedges, Bregagh Road, Ballymoney BT53 8PX Northern Ireland

On the way back to Dublin we will be driving by the most photographed location in Northern Ireland – The Dark Hedges. Even the wildly popular Game of Thrones has popped over to the Dark Hedges to film a scene at this eerily beautiful road…