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  • Jayne D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day along the coast to the giant’s causeway with Karl, great sense of humour and very knowledgeable. We were lucky with the weather too. Definitely recommend it, Jayne
    Written 23 May 2024
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  • Jolanta D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing, mostly due to the driver who was also kind of a guid. He didn't let us get bored. He is so knowledgeable and funny.
    The trip was running along with a time schedule so there were no delays during the trip. We had plenty of time for Giant's Causeway and for dark hedges. Other stops were short but sufficient. I definitely recommend this one.
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • lynn k
    Liverpool, UK7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing day out lots of stops and amazing scenery! Dave the driver was amazing his knowledge of the history and humour made for an amazing experience and the sun stayed out! Couldn’t have had a better day out the trip is amazing value for money!!! Make sure you do it!!!!
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • Penny B
    8 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tour Guide Rachel was great. Knowledgeable, easy to understand and very friendly. Itinerary is good but downgraded to 4 stars as it was not adjusted for the Sunday schedule. Bushmill was closed when we arrived.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • sonia s
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This bus tour was informative, very engaging. Gerard was our driver he was so funny and told our story well. It is hard to remain neutral when telling our history but he pulled it off. We booked the tour as an icebreaker through work, we had 4 colleagues over from New York, who were totally blown away with the tour. I am a little embarrassed living in Dundonald, I have never been on the tour before. I would certainly recommend it and will do it again with family and friends. 10/10 great tour.
    Written 24 May 2024
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  • Elise D
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fergus was a great guide. We enjoyed our tour to the glen's, giants causeway, and small seaside towns immensely. He was very friendly and easy to talk to. We appreciated his local knowledge and him taking us to out of the places that felt like they were just for us. It was a wonder day that we will never forget.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • Ben I
    6 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good value, good-natured tour. I was in Belfast for work and had a day to spend afterwards and it was a great way to see the Giant’s Causeway without any hassle. I enjoyed the driver’s deadpan delivery of his facts and stats. It’s a full day but you cover the sites quite efficiently.

    Just be careful to double check where you’re being picked up from. If you book through a 3rd party (like Tripadvisor) they might not know if you’ve specified a pick-up location.
    Written 8 March 2024
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  • TripTipDad
    Smyrna, GA327 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Communication with the company was excellent. We started planning our trip months in advance. Prior to arrival, our driver, Dessie, was assigned. What a pleasant and lovely gentleman. He took us up to the Dark Hedges, the rope bridge, Giant's Causeway, got a glimpse of the castle, and then back to the hotel. We had him booked the following day to drive us quite a distance into Ireland. He's full of information, and we really enjoyed our time. His information on Belfast (including a drive around and discussion of the city and its people) was fascinating.
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • Mary B
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our family is on a British Isles cruise and stopped in Belfast yesterday. Lisa from CitySightSeeing was easy to find, standing right outside of the gift shop at the pier.

    The coach was comfortable and our driver Joe expeditiously drove us up the freeway in order to beat most of the crowds at Dunluce Castle and Giant’s Causeway. Lisa was a well spoken and very knowledgeable guide who kept us entertained throughout our time in the coach. We learned a lot about the people, history, and folklore of Northern Ireland.

    We had enough time to walk down the entire path at Giant’s Causeway and take pictures but not a lot more. This was fine because we had so much more to see. If you haven’t been to Giant’s Causeway, it is a must see because of its beauty and uniqueness.

    On the way back, Joe drove us down the scenic coast. We stopped for a view of the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. Sadly, we were not able to walk across the bridge because while it was closed during Covid, it was discovered that the coaches were damaging the natural flora so they are now prohibited. The view was pretty though.

    We stopped in a very cute small town for lunch at a pub called Harry’s. The upstairs was mostly reserved for our group and we had a limited menu of five or six entrees so they could serve us quickly. The food was adequate. Nothing to write home about but perfectly acceptable.

    We made one more stop off for pictures of Carrickfergus Castle before heading to Belfast for a historical commentary and viewing of the various murals.

    At our tour’s conclusion we were dropped off quite close to our ship with plenty of time to spare. Overall this was an amazing tour at a fraction of the price of going through the cruise ship. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone coming to Belfast via cruise ship. You won’t be disappointed.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • Gloria C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The views were amazing and we had lots of stops to take pictures and toilet breaks. The tour was to the Giant Causeway and Games of Thrones, The driver who was also the guide (Stuart) was amazing. So funny, helpful and patient with us 3 elderly disabled ladies.
    Written 11 October 2023
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  • Megan
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We booked this tour via Virgin Experience days and I think it is fantastic value for money. Our driver Dave was great, he was informative, funny and gave us enough time at each stop. We stopped in loads more places than I thought we were going to. The tour didn’t feel as “game of thrones-y” as I had expected but to be honest I can’t quite put my finger on why as we still visited the locations (with the exception of the caves as they as closed to visitors til May). Lunch was fine but I think quite expensive so if you can bring with you do that instead (just note you’d have to eat outside if you do that). The Giants causeway was our last stop and we really enjoyed the walk despite the torrential downpour upon our arrival! Make sure you wear clothes for wet weather- it was mostly sunny during our tour but torrential downpours and muddy terrain. Thanks again to Dave, would recommend this tour to anyone visiting NI, even if not game of thrones fans.
    Written 15 April 2024
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  • Kim O
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My mother, sister, cousin and I visited Ireland for the first time this past April. On one of our days, we purchased an 8 hours package with a tour-guide. Our guide was Barry. He took us along the scenic coastline of Northern Ireland which was absolutely AMAZING!! We learned so much history and saw so many beautiful sights. We highly recommend this tour (ask for Barry) to anyone that has the time and desire to learn about the beautiful country of Ireland! ☘️
    Written 23 May 2024
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  • Mary
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day with William! Would re-book with him in a heartbeat! Very knowledgeable and courteous. Adapted to last minute requests without hesitation.
    Written 30 September 2023
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  • Leigh O
    Belfast, UK4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic experience and Elwyn was an amazing host!
    So interesting to see Belfast from a direct viewpoint - we will definitely book again!
    Thank you Elwyn!
    Written 20 January 2024
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  • Bernarda M
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    In August 2022 I brought my twelve and thirteen year old nephew and neice who live in London to Dunnes clothes store, (3-11 High Street in Belfast City Centre) to shop. My sister had given them £40 each. They loved it! My neice said she normally dislikes shopping, she said, her mum would be surprized to hear she had gone and futhemore bought sveral items. My nephew bought two hoodies (sweat shirt with hood attached, beautiful colours, one sky blue and one pale khaki green), one smart, dressy, red t shirt with collar and discrete, small, navy logo and one colourful, casual t shirt. The total cost of the four items was £20, approximately £5 each and the quality of the clothes was excellent. My nephew was delighted, he said one of those items in London would cost £30. My neice likes sports wear and she bought bicycle shorts (in beautiful colours), a zip up gym/sweat jacket and several vest tops. She spent £32. They plan to go back to Dunnes, next time they visit us in Belfast which is fairly often. I took an American visitor (a friend who lives in Belfast's, sister there too, at her request. She clearly likes it too, is it any wonder! She was buying several gifts (pretty little make up bags and toilet bags etc) to bring back to America to friends, after her holiday. Dunnes sells clothes for everyone, all age groups. They do stuff for your home also, bed linen etc. They are a Dublin based company. They have several shops in Belfast but the one in High Street City Centre, near Mc Donalds is the biggest and best, in my opinion. It is such good value and the staff are so helpful, if you are not sure about sizes etc.
    Written 26 September 2022
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