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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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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.
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You'll start at
The Hugh Lane
Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Northside, Dublin, D01 F2X9, IrelandPlease 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, Northside, Dublin, D01 F2X9, IrelandPlease 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, Northside, 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 travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mary-Ann M wrote a review Apr 2020
Greater Adelaide, Australia7 contributions2 helpful votes
Firstly I would commend the admin staff at Finn McCool for their prompt replies to my enquiries and their attention to detail, ensuring that I was well informed of pick ups and drop offs and what the day would entail. I would highly recommend this day trip to Northern Ireland.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from FinnMcCoolsTours, Manager at Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin
Responded 29 Apr 2020
Thanks for the great review and we are glad that you enjoyed your day with us!
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Eleni wrote a review Apr 2020
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Very handy to have the bus drop you off exactly where you need to go since we didn’t have a car. Good service. A few quick photo-ops but a good amount of time to explore at Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from FinnMcCoolsTours, Manager at Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin
Responded 29 Apr 2020
Thanks for the review and we are glad you had a good time with us!
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Finley56 wrote a review Apr 2020
13 contributions7 helpful votes
Departure from Dublin was on time, our trip guide and driver were full of humorous/charming blarney and the scenery and attractions were outstanding. Overall we were very happy with this full-day excursion and the weather was cooperative ... but be prepared for long walks,
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from FinnMcCoolsTours, Manager at Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin
Responded 19 Apr 2020
Hi there Thanks for the top review and the tips.Some days the locations can be busy , that is why we would recommend a packed lunch as that gives you more time at the attractions.
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asamp30 wrote a review Apr 2020
Etterbeek, Belgium2 contributions
We did the tour from Dublin to Belfast passing by the Giant's cause way, the rope and a little gorgeous town I can't recall the name, we also did a few stops around Game of Thrones. Our guide was amazing!! super engaging and a brilliant story teller. The whole ambience of the
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from FinnMcCoolsTours, Manager at Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge Day Trip from Dublin
Responded 19 Apr 2020
Glad you enjoyed the tour and we are always willing to accommodate our customers where we can.
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Aisling F wrote a review Apr 2020
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An Amazing Day from Start to Finish highly informative with banter and charm throughout . I would highly recommend this tour and this company for future trips . As a solo passenger I felt included and guided throughout .
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Thanks for the top review .
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