Add dates

Belfast
Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities
49 activities found
Sort by:

Traveling now? See what’s available for your dates

Our most recommended Belfast Outdoor activities

From Belfast: Giant’s Causeway and Game of Thrones Day Tour

1. From Belfast: Giant’s Causeway and Game of Thrones Day Tour

Discover the beauty of Northern Ireland and the world-famous Giant’s Causeway on a tour from Belfast. Visit the Giants Causeway, Carrickfergus Castle, Glenarm Castle, Carnlough Harbour, Waterfoot Caves, Cushendun Curfew House, Rope Bridge, and The Dark Hedges while navigating the Antrim Coast Road. After leaving Belfast in the morning, a short journey will take you to the first stop of the day at Carrickfergus Castle, a 12th-century Norman castle. Walk around and take photographs of the castle and the harbor. Continue the drive along the Antrim Coast Road, traveling through some of the nine Glens of Antrim. Wind through small towns and villages, hearing the myths and legends of the fairies and leprechauns that reside in these Glens. Driving through Glenarm, pass Carnlough Harbour, the Waterfoot Caves, and Cushendun Curfew house. Travel up through Glencorp and Glendunn, passing the coastal town of Ballycastle before arriving at the Portaneevy View Point to see Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge.  Stop to admire views at the rope bridge and look across to the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland and Rathlin Island. Listen to the stories behind these sights before stopping next at the Dark Hedges, known as the Kingsroad in the Game of Thrones HBO series. Walk among the trees made famous by the Game of Thrones followed by a lunch stop at a traditional pub (costs not included).  Later, visit more locations from the Game of Thrones. Travel by Carnlough Harbour where Arya Stark swam and pass by Magharmorne Quarry where Castle Black was located. The finale of the day is a stop at the Giant’s Causeway where you can explore, walk across the historic stones, and learn about the legend of the Giant Finn MacCool. Discover how and why he built the Causeway.  After your day of exploring is done, travel directly back to Belfast via the inland route and get dropped off back in the city center or at the activity provider's office in Queen's Quarter.

Belfast: The Titanic Experience with SS Nomadic Visit

2. Belfast: The Titanic Experience with SS Nomadic Visit

Titanic Belfast Discover the amazing story of RMS Titanic on a fascinating day visit to Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience. Explore the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Titanic as you take an interactive journey through over 100 years of authentic history, at the very place where RMS Titanic was designed, built and launched in 1912. Highlights include: • The Shipyard Ride - join Harland & Wolff workers to be taken on a journey around the shipyard. • Encounter individuals with stories to tell such as the Chief Designer Thomas Andrews, members of the H&W Guarantee Group, local craftsmen and passengers. • Discover the reality of Titanic’s interiors in a 3D cave and replica cabins. • Explore The Pursuit of Dreams with a 7.6m long scale model of Titanic which illuminates in sync with state-of-the-art projections for a truly immersive experience. • A stunning artefact collection including Wallace Hartley’s violin, an original life jacket and deckchair. SS Nomadic Known as ‘Titanic’s little sister’, SS Nomadic has been restored to her former glory and is the world’s last remaining White Star vessel. Berthed next to Titanic Belfast is the SS Nomadic, the tender ship for first and second class passengers at Cherbourg. Designed by Thomas Andrews and built using the same design, it’s similarities to RMS Titanic are plain to see. Highlights include: • Restored to her original 1911 glory, see the original woodwork and wall panels that greeted passengers onboard. • Explore Nomadic’s fascinating stories, from a tender ship to her days in service in two world wars to her later life as an entertainment venue in Paris. • Peek into the crew’s quarters and the tunnels which allowed them to move around the ship, unseen by White Star passengers. • Meet the ship’s characters as they explain to you about their role onboard SS Nomadic. Watch out for Pierre the barman and Louis the stoker.

Dublin: Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Dunluce & Belfast Tour

3. Dublin: Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Dunluce & Belfast Tour

Tour the coastline of Northern Ireland on a day trip from Dublin in a comfortable bus. Visit iconic sights, including the Giant's Causeway, the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, and Belfast. Depart Dublin and travel North, stopping at a service station along the way for breakfast, to buy lunch, and to stretch your legs. Your first attraction is to take a 5-minute photo stop at the famous and picturesque ruins of Dunluce Castle. Afterward, head to the Giant's Causeway, formed from about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. Enjoy at least 2 hours at the UNESCO World Heritage Site and get up close to the hexagonal columns, often referred to as the "8th Wonder of the World." Take in the fantastic views of the Irish Sea and then spend around 20 minutes traveling along the avenue of intertwined beech trees known as "Dark Hedges." Planted in the 18th-century by the Stuart family, the beautiful sight was used in the Game of Thrones series and the Transformers movie. Lastly, head to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland and the birthplace of the Titanic ocean liner. Stop next to Belfast City Hall and spend approximately 1.5 hours exploring the city. Do some sightseeing, shopping, and grab some food before continuing the journey home.

From Belfast: Giant's Causeway Fully Guided Day Tour

4. From Belfast: Giant's Causeway Fully Guided Day Tour

Embark on a scenic drive to Northern Ireland's most iconic locations from Belfast. Visit the Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-rede Ropebridge, Cushendun Caves, Carnlough Harbour, Bushmills Distillery and the Dark Hedges. Learn about the history from live commentary on board. Why choose this tour? NI's most comprehensive Causeway Coastal Tour with the most stops NI's original Giant's Causeway Day Tour - with the most experienced guides NI's most modern & comfortable coaches - travel in comfort & safety For the first stop, grab some photos at the beautiful Carrickfergus Castle. Then, journey along the Causeway Coastal Route - one of the Worlds Top 5 Roadtrips, with stops along the way at the Caves at Cushendun and Carnlough Harbour—both made famous by the hit TV show Game of Thrones. Enjoy a short photo-stop at Portaneevy Viewpoint, for breathtaking views of Carrick-a-rede Ropebridge. Enjoy a delicious pub grub-style lunch at the Fullerton Arms in Ballintoy (cost not included in tour ticket). Then re-board the luxury coach and head to the highlight of the tour, the Giant's Causeway. At Ireland’s only World Heritage Site, you’ll spend some time climbing over the ancient stones and enjoying the myths and legends that surround this world-famous attraction. After the Giant’s Causeway, we'll make a short stop at the ancient ruins of Dunluce Castle - a Castle ruin unlike any other in the world. Spend 30 minutes at Irelands oldest Whiskey Distillery at Bushmills, where you can visit the gift shop, or enjoy a taste of this World Famous and critically acclaimed Whiskey. The final stop of the day is at the stunning Dark Hedges, so easily recognisable from Game of Thrones, and a must see photo op! Then it’s time to sit back and relax on the comfortable return journey to Belfast. *Please note, our itinerary is provided as what we always intend to do on the tour. Times are given as guidance only, and are not guaranteed. When there is an issue with gaining access to a sight/location we may not be able to visit it. The driver will always give priority to the safety of everyone onboard, and the ability for the coach to pass through without causing loss or damage.

Belfast: Political Taxi Tour

5. Belfast: Political Taxi Tour

Meet your guide, a working Belfast cab driver, and hear about their personal involvement in The Troubles on this car tour. Be welcomed to Belfast and dive into this facinating political conflict from a local perspective. Explore important locations from the conflict like the Falls Road and Shankill Road. See how two communities are still separated by the looming Peace Walls. View many telling political murals. Be transported back in time by stories from those who lived through the conflict. Take the same tour as notable public figures like Anthony Bourdain, Vince Vaughn, and George Negus. Experience unique insights from the past and present. Have your burning questions about the city's troubled history answered. Discover how the city has undergone changes and find out about its future. Get recommendations from a local about where to shop, eat, drink, or do for fun.

Belfast: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

6. Belfast: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Belfast - The open-top bus tour gives you the chance to ride around the city, whilst hopping on and off at many different bus stops around Belfast at your own leisure. The tour takes in the ever-changing Titanic Quarter, birth place of the RMS Titanic, and now an exciting new development for the city. The tour then continues onward to visit the impressive Parliament Buildings at Stormont. Then you'll make your way back into the city center to visit the political areas of the Shankhill Road as well as the political Wall Murals and peace lines at Falls Road. The tour then makes its way through the Queens University area back to the city center. Tour Stops: 1. Belfast City Hall 2. SSE Arena 3. Titanic Quarter 4. HMS Caroline 5. Titanic Belfast 6. Waterfront / Laganside / St. George's Market 7. Great Victoria Street 8. Dublin Road 9. Shaftsbury Square 10. Queen's University 11. Eglantine Avenue 12. Cultúrlan McAdam Ó Fiaich 13. Falls Road 14. International Wall Murals 15. Belfast Peace Wall 16. Spectrum Tourist Information Centre 17. Shankill Memorial Garden 18. Crumlin Road Gaol 19. Donegall Street

Belfast: Crumlin Road Gaol Experience

7. Belfast: Crumlin Road Gaol Experience

Journey through Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian-era prison. Hear the stories of the murderers, suffragettes, loyalists and republican prisoners who were jailed here. Learn about the births, executions, hunger strikes and riots that have taken place within the prison walls. Begin your visit in the jail basement, where you can see artifacts from when the jail was in operation. Walk through the passageway, known as “the tunnel,” which connects the jail with the courthouse across the road. Between 1968 and the prison’s closing, over 25,000 prisoners made their way through this tunnel. See “the circle,” which is located at the centre of the four wings of the jail. Marvel at the jail’s 19th-century Victorian architecture. Next, make your way to the C-wing. Experience what the living conditions were like in the prison at various points throughout the jail’s history. See the condemned man’s cell. Seventeen men in total were executed at the jail, and you will see where many of them spent their last days. Enter the execution chamber where twelve men had their lives ended. End your tour at the graveyard, where the executed men were buried. As part of their sentence, the condemned men were “to be buried in an unmarked grave, in unconsecrated ground.”

From Belfast: Giant's Causeway Guided Day Tour

8. From Belfast: Giant's Causeway Guided Day Tour

Depart central Belfast onboard your luxury coach and head out onto the world famous causeway coastal road, voted one of the worlds best drives! Our first stop of the day is Carrickfergus castle where you will have time to grab a quick photo, the castle was built in 12th century by the Normans and still looks incredible even today. Next we will travel through the glens of antrim and navigate the tight famous coastal road to carnlough harbour, a picturesque Irish fishing village that time has almost forgotten. Disembark and stretch your legs, and explore the harbour or grab refreshemnts and use the toilets. We now travel deeper into the glens of antrim and to cushendun caves, discover the stunning caves and enjoy spectacular views over looking the mull of kintyre in Scotland which is easy to see on any clear day. The iconic dark hedges is our next port of call, and is one of the most instagramable spots in Northern Ireland, you will have the chance to walk along the famous road and also grab lunch at your own expense at the local pub. After lunch we re-board the coach and head to the highlight of the tour, the Giant's Causeway. At Ireland’s only World Heritage Site, you’ll spend some time climbing over the ancient stones and enjoying the myths and legends that surrounds this world-famous attraction at no extra cost! After the Giant’s Causeway, we make a short stop at the ancient ruins of Dunluce Castle where you can grab a quick photo before heading back to central Belfast for the final leg of the tour.

Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

9. Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

Immerse yourself in the history of the Troubles in Belfast on this taxi tour and see some of the city's most iconic murals. The murals depict the most important events and figures in Belfast's political history.  Get picked up from your hotel and head to your first stop, Divis Tower. Learn about its importance during the Troubles and take some photos. Continue to the International Wall and learn about the wall's current murals.  At your next stop, the Peace Wall, hear its history and write a message on the wall. Continue to West Belfast to see several political murals and hear their stories. Stop at Bombay Street to see where the Troubles started and visit the memorial garden. Learn about political segregation at Crumlin Road Gaol before continuing to Lower Shankill, Belfast's main Protestant area. Here, see the Shankill's most important murals and learn about their history before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Belfast: Political Conflict 3-Hour Walking Tour

10. Belfast: Political Conflict 3-Hour Walking Tour

Venture beyond the guidebooks and explore Belfast through the political conflict known as The Troubles. Walk the streets on both sides of the Peace Line with men and women who were intimately involved as combatants in the period known as The Troubles.  Hear stories from both the Republican and Loyalist communities about the effects of the conflict, and get explanations about the political murals that tell the history and culture of the area from a unique perspective. Start by meeting a Republican ex-political prisoner for a guided walk along the infamous Falls Road. See visible signs of the community's desire to be part of an Irish Republic.  Then, pass through the electronically-controlled gates to the predominately Protestant area of Shankill Road, where you will meet with either a Loyalist ex-political prisoner or an ex-member of the security forces who is from the area. Investigate the determination of the locals who wish to remain part of the United Kingdom. For more than 30 years, The Troubles have had a powerful impact on the city and its residents. Very few people were unaffected by the violence, and everyone has a tale to tell. Investigate the real stories beyond the history books with first-hand accounts from those intimately involved.  Explore the world’s largest, outdoor art gallery as you examine the many murals, and get the opportunity to sign the Peace Wall and leave your thoughts alongside those of Bill Clinton and the Dalai Lama.

Belfast

Belfast

Frequently asked questions about Belfast Outdoor activities

What are other things to do than Outdoor activities that are worth visiting in Belfast?

The other unmissable things to do in Belfast are:

Other Sightseeing Options in Belfast

Want to discover all there is to do in Belfast? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Belfast

Good itinerary with a very knowledgeable guide. Everything was well explained and there were plenty of toilet breaks. We were very fortunate with the weather. Our guide Lisa was a pleasure to spend time with. If you're looking for a trip outside Belfast, highly recommended.

Simply Great experience loved every minute of it. Our driver Dave was a Godlike person funny , explains everything and always helps to save money!! And Dave when your island of women and alcohol is ready call me. Simply I cannot recommend it enough!

Luke was great... Quite funny and knowledgeable. Anil is quite the driver . Would have been nice to have more time at causeway and less time at belfast

In the morning, organizing people to the busses, was veeeery confusing and took so much time. Otherwise tour was great! Cheers!

Very good, but they should have some means for people who don't speak the language.