7 Days
Northern Coast

Slieve Gullion, Belfast, Titanic Museum, Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge, Giants Causeway, Antrim Coast, Game of Thrones locations, Derry, Donegal & Westport

The Crozier tour is named after Northern Ireland born explorer, Francis Crozier. Crozier was a major figure in the exploration of the Arctic and Antarctic regions during the middle of the 19th century and was a central figure in the three great endeavours of the age – navigating the North West Passage, reaching the North Pole and mapping the unknown Antarctic. Like Crozier, you’ll be navigating your way through the varied terrain of the Antrim coast with fellow like-minded travellers.


All transport: You’ll travel in our comfortable mid-sized coaches around Ireland.

Experienced tour guide: Expect entertaining commentary, insight into local secrets and extra support from your tour guide.

Accommodation: 6 nights’ quad share accommodation in a variety of quality backpacker hostels, wilderness lodges and cabins.  Upgrades to twin and single rooms are available info@irishexperiencetours.com to book.

Meals: 6 breakfasts

Top rated activities:

  • Visit Titanic Musem Belfast
  • Black Taxi Tour of Belfast Suburbs (optional extra)
  • Exhilarating climb to the summit of Slieve Guillion
  • Whiskey tasting tour of Bushmills Distillery
  • Trek the Antrim coast & Slieve League Cliffs
  • Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge
  • Giants Causeway
  • Glenvagh National Park Donegal
  • Derry City Walking Tour
  • Biking along the Great Western Greenway (optional extra)

What’s not included?

Any additional activities not specified as included in the itinerary. These can be booked via your guide, often at an exclusive Irish Experience special price!


Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat and sunscreen, rain jacket/trousers, warm fleece, hat and gloves, towel, motion sickness tablets, water bottle, towel and toiletries, warm clothing and waterproof jacket, insect repellent, camera.

Please note:

  • All rates are in EURO, per person, and are subject to change.
  • Luggage should be restricted to 15kg in a single bag, plus a small daypack.

Additional information

Departure PointDublin



Summer Departures:  From 10th of July 2018 to 30th of August 2018

Departs from: Dublin Tourist Office, 37 College Green, Dublin 2 – SEE HERE
Day: Mixed Departure Days
Time: 9am


Day 1 Dublin to Belfast

Failte Romhat; (Welcome), Your tour starts when we leave the capital city of Dublin and make our way majestic Northern Ireland. En route we will climb to the summit of Slieve Gullion, The mountain is an extinct volcano within an area of special volcanic activity known as the Ring of Gullion. Slieve Gullion has a crater lake, the highest burial cairn in Ireland, stunning views of 9 counties from the summit.

From there, we make our way to Belfast. Here you will have free time to do whatever you want to do. Choose from many excellent activities such as; Black Taxi Tour, 3-hour historical walking tour or Belfast bike tour. In the evening be sure to visit the quirky bars of the Cathedral Quarter and the beautiful murals on the walls of the alleyways.


Day 2 Antrim Coast & Ballintoy

This morning we visit the world-famous attraction, the Titanic Museum. This museum extends over nine galleries, telling you the Titanic story in an interactive, fresh and insightful way.

From Belfast, we will be taking the breath-taking Antrim coast road. This coast road has been compared to the Great Ocean Road in Australia and California and you will see why. En Route we will take in Game of Thrones locations and the stunning Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, where you can sway Indiana Jones’ style over the choppy Atlantic Ocean below. This will be followed by an amazing hike along the Causeway Coastal route, from Ballintoy harbour to WhitePark Bay, with stunning views of Bengore Head to the North West and Rathlin Island to the North East.


Day 3 Giants Causeway & Antrim Coast

After a ‘wee’ photo stop at ‘The Dark Hedges’, this morning we hike along the North’s top tourist attractions The Giants Causeway. The Giant’s Causeway, renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt, is the only World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. Resulting from a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago, this is the focal point of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has attracted visitors for centuries.

We hop back on the bus for short drive for a guided tour of Irelands, oldest working distillery, Bushmills. After a few well-earned tastings, we travel along the coast to the historic Derry city.


Day 4 Derry to Donegal

Today we head back to the Republic of Ireland, to Donegal. However, firstly we will take you on an award-winning guided tour of Derry City. The tour has been described by many as possibly the Best Walking Tour on the Island of Ireland. Afterwards, we cross the border to Donegal and travel up the foothill of a mountain, known as An Grianan Aileach, an ancient stone fort with breathtaking views from the top.

Onwards then to explore Glenveagh National park by bike or by foot. The park is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and enchanted native oak woodland in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north-west of County Donegal.


Day 5 Donegal to Westport

This morning we walk along Europe’s highest sea cliffs, Slieve league. These cliffs are among the highest sea cliffs in Europe. From the highest point on the cliffs, it’s a staggering 609m (1,998 feet) drop into the swirling Atlantic Ocean below. Afterwards, we travel through the wilds of Northwest Mayo and stand at the edge of the
world at Downpatrick Head.  Arriving at Westport town in the early evening.


Day 6 Westport

You have a full free day to fully explore everything on offer. Westport is a great place to spend a full day, no matter what your past-time of choice is. Most visitors want to either cycle the great western greenway or climb Croagh Patrick. Other activities include fishing, golf, horse riding and many watersports such as;  surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and RIB tours are all just minutes away from Westport. Afterwards, there is a selection of leisure centres and spas to relax and unwind in before hitting the town for some food and nightlife.


Day 6 Westport to Dublin

After a morning exploring the brightly coloured streets of Westport, we will get a great insight into old country life in Ireland, with a visit to the museum of country life. Afterwards, we make our way back over the river Shannon to the east of Ireland. After a tremendous day, it’s time to head back to the city of  Dublin. This is where your Irish Adventure ends, we hope you have enjoyed your time spent with us!

Irish Experience Tours are small group tours based on a fixed itinerary where you stay with the same guide and group of travellers.

Think of it as a road trip experience, where your guide takes you on a once-of-a-lifetime journey, with plenty of awesome stops along the way showing you the real Ireland!

What’s included?

  • Bus transport around Southern Ireland
  • Local knowledge, entertaining commentary and bookings service from your tour guide
  • All accommodation, quad share – (upgrades available)
  • Some meals and a selection of activities (as indicated on each tour’s itinerary)
  • Special deals on activities

What’s not included?

Any additional activities not specified as included in the itinerary. These can be booked via your guide, often at an exclusive Irish Experience special price!


  • Plenty of free time in Belfast city, Antrim Coast, Glenvagh National Park & Westport
  • Experience local Irish Pubs with traditional Irish Music.
  • Many of the walks and hikes give you time to share the experience with like-minded travelling companions.

We’ve chosen high-quality backpacker accommodation in a variety of hostels, wilderness lodges, cabins and historic hotels.  Quad-share accommodation is included with your tour. You can choose to upgrade your accommodation to a single or twin/double private room (subject to availability).

To request an accommodation upgrade, please email us (info@irishexperiencetours.com) to book.

Please note: 

Twin/Double upgrades are based on two people sharing and can only be booked if you are travelling with a companion.

Please note that at some destinations your private room will include an ensuite bathroom and some it won’t.

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