Beckoning all Game of Thrones lovers to relive some of the scenes from the popular HBO series as well as travel around Belfast the way you like.
This incredible combo not only takes you to the filming locations of the popular HBO series on the beautiful Antrim Coast but also gives you the flexibility to travel around Belfast on a hop-on, hop-off bus with the 48-hour Belfast City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour.
Since no Northern Ireland tour is complete without visit Giant’s Causeway, the combo also makes sure that you take in the stunning sites of the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in this region.
Game of Thrones Tour:
Till 31 Oct 2017:Daily
From 01 Nov 2017:Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Belfast Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Daily
Game of Thrones Tour:Approx 8 hours
Belfast hop-on, hop-off tour: 48 hours
Game of Thrones Tour: 9:00am
Belfast Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:
1 Oct - 31 Mar: Buses run from 10am to 3pm; every 15 - 30 minutes
1 Apr - 30 Sep: Buses run from 10am to 4:30pm; every 30 - 45 minutes
Game of Thrones Tour: Irish Tour Tickets shop, 10 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA
Belfast Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: There are frequent departures from Castle Place. You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
Game of Thrones Tour: Same as the start point
Belfast Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You may end the tour at any of the stops
Game of Thrones Location Tour
Begin your Game of Thrones Location Tour from the meeting point. Some of the locations that you would visit are as follows:
Titanic Studio's: Home to season 1 of the popular TV show and contains one of the world’s largest ‘stage sets’ used in the creation of Game of Thrones. And not to forget, it also houses the Iron Throne!
Cushendun Caves: The incredibly rugged yet dark and eerie caves was the spot where Melisandre gave birth to the shadow assassin in season 3.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge: The site was used for the scenes depicting Renly Baratheon’s war camp. Take some inspiration from your favourite series and gather courage to cross the swinging Carrick-a-rede Rope bridge which spans a chasm some 30 metres deep and 20 metres wide.
The Dark Hedges: Depicted as Kings Road in Game of Thrones, drive amidst these mysterious stand of trees that has an interesting legend linked to it.
Other noted film locations that you will visit are Carrickfergus Castle, Dunluce Castle, Carnlough Village and Larrybane.
Though there is no direct connection with the TV series, you will also visit the famous Giant’s Causeway. View its incredible polygonal rock formations caused by a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago. However, the place borrows its name from a typically Irish legend claiming that the columns were sculpted by a giant named Finn McCool.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at the original departure point in Belfast.
Belfast Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
This Belfast Hop-On, Hop-Off tour covers the main attractions and districts of the city. Your 48-hour ticket allows you to hop on and off the bus as many times as you like. Its well-designated stops covers everything you need to see in Belfast.
Some of the major attractions include:
• Castle Place
• Odyssey Arena
• Titanic Belfast
• Parliament Buildings
• St Georges Market
• St Annes Cathedral
• International Wall Murals
• Shankill Memorial Garden
• Shaftesbury Square
• Queens University
You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops as per your convenience.
The date you select will be the date of the Giant’s Causeway tour. Your city tour ticket can be used on any other day during your stay.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
Free city centre hotel pickups available on request (24 hours’ notice is required before departure)
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity upon collecting your tickets.However, printed ticket is required for the hop-on, hop-off tour
Overall, it was a fun day exploring the set locations of GOT with our guide giving us interesting facts about the tour along the way. A must tour for GOT fans....Amy Bayle, United Arab Emirates, 17/Aug/2017
We recently went on the Irish Tours Game of Thrones bus tour. Our driver was great and our tour guide Adrian was an actual extra from the show so was very knowledgable and added...Frances Fairclough, United Kingdom, 11/Sep/2017