Considered the country’s fourth-greatest natural wonder, World Heritage-listed Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. Most of the columns are hexagonal, with the tallest rising 12 m (39 ft) into the air. Some of these rock structures, after several million years of weathering, resemble easily recognizable objects. These include the Organ, Giant’s Boot, Giant’s Eyes, and Camel’s Hump. Visit the area to see and photograph a wide variety of native seabirds, such as cormorants, redshanks, and razorbills. The weathered rocks shelter a number of rare and unusual plants, including sea spleenwort, sea fescue, and frog orchid. Stop by the visitor center for more information, souvenirs, and refreshments. A visit to Giant's Causeway represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bushmills trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
Tours to Giant's Causeway
Game of Thrones and Giant's Causeway Full-Day Tour from Belfast BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 10 hours
Game of Thrones Premium Tour from Belfast including Giants Causeway BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $47
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Giant's Causeway reviews
60 years Born and Bred in Northern Ireland ....I have visited the Causeway since a child But Yesterday was by far the most disgusting experience I've ever had ....Now I Get The Covid restrictions and.... more »
You can do a short walk (about 1-2km) or a longer walk to view more beautiful rock formations (4-5km). Lots of wildflowers to see along the route too. more »
Simply breathtaking. Amazing views wherever you look. Take your time as is an incredible sight. Perfect place to take pictures. Can be a bit crowded by tourist buses at certain days so maybe consult a local guide for best time and day to go.
A site famous in Irish folklore, for the battle between the Giants, a site famous for appearing in a Led Zeppelin album, the Giant's Causeway is a great place to visit. I would recommend the 1km walk down to the causeway to take in the views along the walk, and probably catch the bus back up. Unique and beautiful rock formations, definitely one of its kind in the world.
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