Belfast City Tours

Belfast City Tours

See Belfast in comfort with our WorldHost certified tour guides.

Hear about ‘The Troubles’ from people who lived through it on our Belfast Political/Mural tour or visit the Giant’s Causeway on our North Antrim Coast Tour. We provide a range of themed tours to choose from or we can tailor one for you.

All our vehicles are wheelchair friendly and our tour prices include pick up from city centre locations - just contact us to arrange. We can provide transfers from and to Belfast’s Airports, Seaports and train stations as well as general taxi services at competitive rates.

Description

Belfast City Tours is a Belfast based Taxi Tour Company with over 30 years experience in the transport industry. We provide a friendly, informative and professional service in the relaxing atmosphere of a private taxi.

We are licensed by the Department of the Environment which is the Licensing authority in Northern Ireland.

All our guides are local taxi drivers and have been certified in both the WorldHost Ambassador Programme and Principles of Customer Service.

  • We have a range of themed tours to choose from in Belfast and beyond.
  • We can tailor a tour to your requirements.  
  • All our tours are flexible and allow for photo opportunities. 
  • Airport, Seaport and specific Location pickups and drop offs can be arranged on request.
Below is a short synopsis of our themed taxi tours, full details can be found on our website www.belfastcitytours.com

Booking can be made via the website, by email at info@belfastcitytours.com or by phone 07879795445.

Belfast Political/Mural Tour
Tells the story of Northern Ireland's recent troubles, hear how the ‘Troubles’ started and finished and everything in between. The tour is largely concentrated on the west of the city where the protestant Shankill Road meets the Catholic Fall Road.

As you travel around the various murals we tell you the history of the ‘Troubles’. How they started, some stories of what happened during the 35 years of the conflict and how they came to an end. The final stop is the international wall where some of the murals depict other conflicts around the world.
- Tour lasts approx 11/2 hours

Belfast City Tour
Take a taxi tour and hear the history of the city from its origins as a crossing on a river to the building of Titanic and the rebirth of the city after the "troubles". On the tour you will see and hear how the city grew from a collection of villages in the 17th century to the city it is today.

Belfast was granted city status by Queen Victoria in 1888. A time when Belfast led the world in Linen manufacturing, Rope making, Engineering and Shipbuilding. At the end of the 19th century Belfast was home to the largest shipyard in the world with over 35,000 men employed there.

The tour starts in the city centre and takes you through three of the ‘Belfast Quarters’, The ‘Titanic Quarter’, the ‘Queens’s Quarter’ and the ‘Cathedral Quarter’. The fourth quarter, the ‘Gaeltacht Quarter is covered in our political/Mural Tour.
- Tour lasts approx 11/2 hours

North Antrim Coast (Giant's Causeway)
Travel by private taxi to the world famous Giant’s Causeway (World Heritage centre), take a tour of Bushmills Distillery, the oldest licensed working distillery in the world and see the breathtaking scenery and castles of the beautiful North Antrim Coast including Dunluce Castle, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge and the scenic Glens of Antrim.

Do you know what the North Antrim coast has in common with D day? We will tell you on this tour.
- Tour lasts approx 8 hours

Derry/Londonderry Tour

Nicknamed the Maiden City by virtue of the fact that its walls were never breached during the 105 days Siege of Derry in 1689, Derry/Londonderry is the second largest city in Northern Ireland and was the UK City of Culture 2013.

Take the trip to the city, in a private taxi, experiencing the amazing scenery as you travel through the Glenshane mountain pass of the Sperrin Mountains.

Once in the city you will be taken to see Murals and Monuments depicting some of the city's political history including a visit to the Bogside area where it is said that the ‘Troubles’ began. There will also be free time to do a bit of shopping in Austin’s the world’s oldest department store or walk the historical medieval city walls or the modern Peace Bridge across the River Foyle linking historically divided communities on the east and west banks.
- Tour lasts approx 8 hours

Ancient Ireland Tour
If you are interested in ancient history this is the tour for you. Visit ‘Newgrange’ the ancient Burial site which dates back to 3200BC, ‘The Hill of Tara’ Ireland’s spiritual and political capital until 1169 and see ‘The Stone of Destiny’ Ireland’s ancient coronation stone.

The tour will take you to some of the most important archaeological sites in Ireland: The sites are deeply immersed in Irish Mythology and History. They were built during the Stone Age using large slabs of rock which were transported to where they sit today over 5000 years later. The designs on the stones were carved using chisels made from bones (metal had not yet been discovered).
- Tour lasts approx 8 hours

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c/o Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
9 Donegall Square North
Belfast
BT1 5GJ

Telephone

07879795445

Fax

02890998115

Email

info@belfastcitytours.com

Website

www.belfastcitytours.com/

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Belfast City Tours

c/o Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
9 Donegall Square North
Belfast
BT1 5GJ

Telephone

07879795445

Fax

02890998115

Email

info@belfastcitytours.com

Website

www.belfastcitytours.com/

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Belfast City Tours

c/o Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
9 Donegall Square North
Belfast
BT1 5GJ

Telephone

07879795445

Fax

02890998115

Email

info@belfastcitytours.com

Website

www.belfastcitytours.com/

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