There is much to see and do if you’re thinking of city tours in Belfast. The Northern Ireland capital is well known for shipbuilding, and in particular, the RMS Titanic.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM BELFAST
ARTISAN BAKERY TOUR AND CAUSEWAY COAST LUNCH NORTHERN IRELAND FOOD TOUR
Private Personal Tour with second generation baker Robert Ditty, who specialises in breads local to Northern Ireland, of Dittys Bakery in Castledawson followed by locally sourced lunch at the relaxing and historic Bushmills Inn and a guided tour of Bushmills Distillery, the oldest working distillery in Ireland.
COMBINATION TOUR: GAME OF THRONES FILM LOCATIONS AND BELFAST CITY HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR
Combine your Game of Thrones Film location tour with an open top tour of Belfast city.
The Game of Thrones tour takes you to all the best film locations in County Antrim and also includes a short stop at The Giants Causeway. This is an all day tour. The open top tour of Belfast pass is valid for 48 hours and included in the sights are Titanic Quarter, Political Wall Murals, Parliament Buildings and the city centre. You will learn about the rich history of the city and use the tour to discover more.
BELFAST TROUBLES HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
On this 2 mile and 2.5 hour historical walking tour of Belfast city centre, you will be taken on a journey back in time with the help of expert guides and conflict historians.
Discover how the conflict started, see the locations where the most important events of the period occurred, and learn about the path to reconciliation and eventually peace.
This is an educational tour that is totally unbiased, and suitable for visitors who want to learn more about this particular episode of Northern Ireland’s history.
KILDARE VILLAGE SHOPPING TRIP: FROM BELFAST
Leave the car behind, and sit back and relax on board one of our luxury coaches on a day trip to Kildare Chic Outlet. With various pick-up points throughout Northern Ireland such as Newtownabbey, Belfast, Lisburn and Banbridge.
TAYTO THEME PARK DAY TRIP: FROM BELFAST
Get on board a luxury coach in central Belfast and get ready to spend an exhilarating day in Ireland’s only theme park, Tayto Park. Tayto Park hosts a variety of activities for all ages. Visit the Zoo and see animals such as the Amur tigers, meerkats, buffaloes, and the adrenaline seekers can take a ride on one of the famous rides such as the Zipline Extreme, Rotator or Cu Chulainn Coaster, Europe’s largest wooden roller coaster!
TITANIC BELFAST ENTRANCE TICKET: TITANIC VISITOR EXPERIENCE INCLUDING SS NOMADIC
Visit Titanic Belfast with an entrance ticket and explore the famous Titanic Visitor Experience at leisure!
As the world’s largest ‘Titanic’ exhibition, the famous attraction documents everything about the ship, from her construction to her voyage and legacy. Learn about Belfast history, browse interactive displays, watch audiovisual presentations and experience the thrilling Shipyard Ride. Your ticket also includes entrance to the on-site Ocean Exploration Centre, home to marine research exhibitors, as well as SS Nomadic, the original tender ship to the Titanic.
BELFAST SIGHTSEEING CRUISE: TITANIC QUARTER AND RIVER LAGAN
Discover Belfast’s nautical heritage on this 1-hour sightseeing boat cruise! As you cruise along the River Lagan, pass the banks of the Titanic Quarter, learning about its history from your guide’s onboard commentary. Follow the trail of the ‘Titanic,’ from where she was designed at Harland and Wolff’s drawing offices to the slipways where she first touched the water. Learn of the city’s naval history as you pass the HMS ‘Caroline’ – Belfast’s beautifully preserved battleship, and then cruise back along past the cargo ships.
TITANIC WALKING TOUR IN BELFAST
Follow the tale of the ‘Titanic’ in Belfast on a 1.5-hour walking tour, led by an expert local guide!
On a route around the impressive Titanic Quarter, the tour visits the Harland and Wolff drawing offices where the ship was designed, the Titanic Dock and Pump House where she rested on dry ground and the slipways where she first touched the water. Learn all about the tragic story of her maiden voyage and visit Belfast’s famous World War I battleship, too – the HMS ‘Caroline.’
WEE LOVE BELFAST CITY TOUR
See Belfast in Ireland’s only Cabrio Coach on this tour of this unique city in a small (or as the locals call it ‘Wee’) coach, which can fit into those small streets that the big buses can’t.
You’ll have lovely leather seats, and USB charging points at every seat, so you’ll never miss a photo opportunity because your batteries are dead.
The tour runs rain, hail or shine, and in Belfast you can have them all in one day. The vehicle’s retracting roof means you can see all around whether it’s open or closed. Join on this wee tour with a big personality.
GUIDED TOUR OF CRUMLIN ROAD GAOL IN BELFAST
The Crumlin Road Gaol closed its doors as a jail in 1996 and reopened as a tourist attraction in 2013. Once home to a number of Northern Ireland’s high-profile prisoners, the gaol has a grim history that includes state executions by hanging, child prisoners, and some spooky paranormal happenings. Take a 1-hour tour with a guide to learn more about it.
PRIVATE ‘GAME OF THRONES’ TOUR FROM BELFAST INCLUDING GIANT’S CAUSEWAY: The amazing ‘Game of Thrones’ scenes come to life with your very own private tour of these amazing sites and the world class Giant’s causeway. Step into a new world and live your fantasies.
Stand in the caves were Melisandre gave birth to the shadow baby, or the harbor were Theon Greyjoy came ashore on his way to Pyke, look down on the Antrim plateau, were it all began, from season 1 episode 1, were Edard Stark beheaded the deserter.
SMALL GROUP GIANT’S CAUSEWAY TOUR FROM BELFAST
The Giant’s Causeway is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is a stunning natural phenomenon, the effects of a volcanic eruption over 60 million years ago.
The Antrim coastal drive beforehand is now known as the “8th wonder of the world”. Take in the scenery, before enjoying this natural beauty, also visited in this area is the carrick a rede rope bridge, Dunluce castle, the dark hedges, ballintoy harbour, on return to Belfast, the guide will enthrall you with the stories of the famous Belfast murals.
PRIVATE TOUR: GAME OF THRONES FILMING LOCATIONS AND GIANT’S CAUSEWAY FROM BELFAST: Enjoy the ultimate full-day Game of Thrones film sites tour and experience at first hand the wonderful mystery and pageantry of Westeros and Essos as your experienced private guide brings you on a Games of Thrones voyage of discovery through a landscape familiar to fans worldwide.
Your tailored itinerary enables you to plot a path through the scenic splendors of the seven kingdoms, taking you to the very locations, where so many of the memorable scenes from Games of Thrones were shot from seasons 1-6.
PRIVATE TOUR: GIANT’S CAUSEWAY, NORMAN CASTLES, AND GAME OF THRONES FILM LOCATIONS: Make your vacation to Belfast a memorable one and take this private tour to the Giants Causeway. On your way, visit the Carrick a Reide Rope Bridge, Bushmills Distillery, Dunluce and Carrickfergus Castles. You may also visit some of the film locations of one of the top shows of television, Game of Thrones.
2 DAY NORTHERN IRELAND TOUR: FROM DUBLIN BY TRAIN: BELFAST AND GIANT’S CAUSEWAY: Travel through gorgeous coastal terrain, including the Glens of Antrim, on this 2-day trip to Northern Ireland from Dublin. Head to Belfast by train for an overnight stay, and then enjoy a scenic coach day tour along the Antrim Coast Road with a knowledgeable guide.
En route, you’ll stop in the town of Ballycastle, walk along the stunning basalt columns of Giant’s Causeway and get great photos of Dunluce Castle. Depending on the season, you might even cross the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge!
PRIVATE TOUR: GAME OF THRONES AND GIANT’S CAUSEWAY FULL DAY TOUR FROM BELFAST: Leave Belfast to visit filming locations used in the ‘Game of Thrones’ TV series on a private tour, and explore the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway, too!
While the epic fantasy drama has been filmed all over Europe, many of the key scenes are filmed in Northern Ireland. See iconic sites with a ‘Game of Thrones’ expert as your private guide, and hear insider gossip about popular characters like Tyrion Lannister. After visiting places such as Ballytown, Carrick-a-Rede and Ballintoy Harbour, enjoy time to explore the rocks at the Giant’s Causeway.
GAME OF THRONES COUNTY DOWN FILMING LOCATIONS TOUR FROM BELFAST, INCLUDING WINTERFELL: >Wander into the Haunted Forest, see the Riverlands, make a grand entrance at Winterfell and more on this ‘Game of Thrones’ day trip from Belfast. Traveling by air-conditioned coach with a knowledgeable guide, journey to County Down and visit locations used in the award-winning HBO series.
Explore Tollymore Forest Park, the real-life location of the Haunted Forest, and visit Inch Abbey and Audley’s Castle, which featured as The Twins and the Riverlands. The highlight of the tour is Castle Ward: site of Winterfell: where you can have an optional archery session.
BELFAST SHORE EXCURSION: CITY SIGHTSEEING HOP ON HOP OFF BUS TOUR: While you are in port in Belfast, spend your time exploring the city on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off shore excursion, aboard a double-decker bus!
See top Belfast attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as the Titanic Dock and Pumphouse, St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast Botanic Gardens, Albert Clock and more.
The open-top buses allow you full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Simply hop on and off as many times as you like at any of 15 stops around Belfast for your 24 hours of sightseeing!
GUIDED DAY TOUR OF GIANT’S CAUSEWAY FROM BELFAST WITH COMFORTABLE COACH: Experience an unique and scenic ride from Belfast City Centre to Giant’s Causeway on a coach with extra leg room and more comfort with a maximum of 19 passengers.
Visit many of the beautiful locations around the area such as the Giants Causeway, Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, Dunluce Castle and the Carrick a Rede rope bridge. Maximize your time at each attraction and spend less time waiting on stragglers returning to the coach.