Game of Thrones and Giants Causeway Tour
2 Day Tour Itinerary
This is how you get to experience much more of Westeros and Essos. Not only do you get to visit additional filming locations, you can also stand on set in the exact same spot Jon Snow & Robb Stark taught young Bran the art of archery in the Game of Thrones ® Castle ‘Winterfell’. Dress up in character costume & enjoy the thrill of firing live arrows.
This tour starts in Belfast and ends in Ballycastle on the beautiful North Coast. To discuss your tour and accommodation options, please get in touch with our local tour guide Flip by visiting the Contact Us page. Tweaks and adjustments can always be made to make this Giant Game of Thrones tour an adventure.
GAME of Thrones ®
2 day tour of Northern Ireland’s filming locations
Belfast City Centre
Pick up at your Belfast hotel/accommodation – by arrangement. Or, meet on Murray Street (beside Leonardo Hotel, Belfast) 8am
Following a GIANT welcome we get out on our adventures:
Stop at Riverrun before going on to pledge allegiance to the Stark family in authentic costume to immerse yourself into Winterfell learning archery as Bran when he was upstaged by Arya.
The Cuan, in picturesque Strangford, with the option of a ‘Hodoor Beer’
Viewing of Door No. 1.
Lands Around Winterfell and Below The Wall
Enjoy a beautiful forest stroll to see where the Direwolf pups were found, and also the haunting first scenes of the dismembered bodies below The Wall in S1, Ep1.
Visit to the Worlds only Game Of Thrones Studio Tour™
A VIP experience being escorted around the sets, costumes and props (its is is a lot more than that!) with an extra special behind the scenes exhibit plus no park and ride necessary
Back at your Belfast accommodation
The Neck & North of Winterfell
Where Ned Stark beheaded the deserter, and nearby where Littlefinger tells Sansa they are returning to a now Bolton occupied Winterfell together.
Ballygally Castle Hotel, and visit Steenson’s Jewellers who designed and creasted for the show.
View Door No. 9
The steps used by Arya to crawl up out of the canal after being attacked by the Waif.
Where Sansa and Littlefinger watch Robin practice his swordsmanship.
A Cove in the Stormlands
400 million year old caves used to film Melisandre giving birth to the shadow creature that goes on to kill Renly Baratheon.
Stormlands, Iron Islands & Slavers Bay
Following an off the beaten track drive along Torr or ‘Rocky Road’ into the backdrop for the Stormlands. A chance to explore one of the most spectacular bays in the country and the filming locations where; brothers Renly and Stannis have their parley; Yara provides a horseback lift for brother Theon; and, where Ser Jorah and Tyrion are captured by slavers.
Great bar food in Ballycastle
Lordsport Harbour & Pyke
Where Theon returns and where Enron’s drowning and rebirth whilst the Iron Fleet was taken. Also, where Melisandre burned Stannis’ Bannermen and ultimately where Varys is executed for treason.
Viewing of Door No. 6, Fullerton Arms
The Stormlands & Nagga’s Hill, Old Wyk
Used as Renly’s camp, where Brienne is named King’s Guard, and also for the Kingsmoot when Yara steps aside for her uncle Euron to be crowned.
Optional – The Giants Causeway – walking tour and explore Not a filming location but a must-see UNESCO World Heritage Site of significant geological interest and home of the legendary giant Finn McCool.
Walk this road through the tunnel of gnarled ancient Beech Trees that Arya, Gendry and Hot Pie escaped along from King’s Landing heading north to The Wall
End of tour
Drop off and return to your accommodation in Ballycastle
Comfortable Layered Clothing, Hiking Boots/Strong Shoes
Waterproof jacket & Sunscreen in the Summer Months
Departure Time @8am
Pick ups are available from your nearby Belfast accommodation, by arrangement. Or, on Murray Street (beside Leonardo Hotel) BT1 9EA
Pick ups are available from your nearby Ballycastle accommodation, by arrangement. Or, at the Marina Car Park, North St.
The Marina Car park Pickup Point
✓ Professional tour guide & driver
✓ On-board Bottled Water, Tea & ‘Real’ Coffee with a morning snack (available at stops)
✓ Guided Walking tour of the Giant’s Causeway with time to explore
✓ Transportation in a VW Transporter Shuttle (long wheel base)
✗ Meals & additional snacks
✗ Giant’s Causeway visitor centre entrance fee
✗ Parking and entrance fees (if necessary)