Product ID: 163653

Game of Thrones Location & Giant's Causeway from Belfast

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This Game of Thrones location tour is an extension of the normal Giant's Causeway Tour. You will visit the filming locations (Dark Hedges, Ballintoy Harbour and Cushendun caves) used in the show and also the legendary Giant’s Causeway.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the "8th Wonder of the World" at the Giant's Causeway
  • Follow in the footsteps of your favorite Game of Thrones characters
  • Get insider knowledge on the filming and locations
  • Get off-the-beaten path in the Glens of Antrim
Full description
Leaving central Belfast in the morning, the first official stop is the Dark Hedges (around 15 - 20 minutes), known as the location where Arya Stark made her escape down The Kings Road. Journey down the tunnel-­like avenue of intertwined beech trees, and spend a few minutes at the site where Ayra Stark dressed as a boy to escape from King’s Landing.

Stop at the Giant's Causeway (around 1 hour 30 minutes). Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with ample time for discovery. Continue to the Giant's Causeway to enjoy around 1.5 hours exploring the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Explore the place and hear the legend of Finn McCool. The Causeway consists of 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns formed during a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago.

Onward to Ballintoy Harbor where you will get around one hour to enjoy one of the favorite filming locations on this tour. Experience the scene where Theon comes home for the first time. Your guide will show you where Theon was baptised in front of Balon and Yara, and where Euron was drowned and crowned to be king. The directors of Game of Thrones used this site extensively to film. Enjoy the most beautiful harbor in Ireland and take in the views and reflect on all the magic and mystery of Game of Thrones.

Go back to the Causeway coastal route. Enjoy the beautiful view of islands just off the coast like Rathlin Island, Sheep Island or even Scotland on a nice day.

Last but definitely not least are the caves in Cushendun (around 20 minutes). This is where Ser Davos Seaworth brought Melisandre to give birth to the baby assassin who killed Renly Baratheon. After this stop, drive through the Glens of Antrim to go back to Belfast.

*This tour is independently operated and is not sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with HBO or anyone associated with Game of Thrones.
*Please note that all times are approximate.  The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Hotel pick-up / drop off

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet outside Top Shop (across the road from the Garrick bar) at 31 Chichester Street, Belfast.

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Know before you go
Please note that this tour involves a lot of walking. Not recommended for young children or people with limited mobility.

Please note that this is a long day trip. It can be up to 2 hours between stops. The tour starts at 9:30 AM and finishes between 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM.

This is a tour that takes you to the best and most breathtaking spots in the country, whilst taking you to the locations where the Game of Thrones episodes were filmed. Hear some insider information from your guide who will show you clips to refresh your memory and show you that you are in the exact spot where filming. The supplier does not provide props so you can run around with plastic swords, or take pictures next to cardboard cut outs. The guides also will not be reciting every cheesy line ever mentioned in the Game of Thrones.