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The Gobbins

Open Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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The Gobbins is a dramatic, two-mile-long cliff-face path which includes spectacular tubular and suspension bridges, a staircase, caves and tunnels carved through the rock. A fully accessible cliff-top path will provide breathtaking views of the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Middle Road | Islandmagee, Co. Antrim,, Whitehead BT40 3SX, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9337 2318
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Reviewed yesterday

This 2.5 hour guided hike along the cliffs of eastern Ireland is spectacular. It was reasonably priced and only a 30 minute drive from Belfast. If you enjoy the outdoors and great scenery with a little history and craic town in don't miss this tour.

Thank catemacgarvie
Reviewed 4 days ago

To walk The Gobbins, it can only be done via a guided tour from the visitor centre. It is advised to pre-book and make sure that you bring the appropriate clothing and most importantly the footwear as it is a strenuous walk with challenges for...More

Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great morning spent walking ‘The Gobbins’. Our guide was friendly and informative, he explained the geology of the area of the tour and surrounding area, history and a few tales. Some people have mentioned in reviews that they had to hire hiking boots for the...More

Thank Jkt368
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a cool thing to do if you up for a different experience. Graham was our guide and was awesome. His excitement about showing his guests the amazing views of this cliff side walk was contagious and inspiring. Definitely be prepared with good hiking shoes...More

Thank Kelley L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great family day made very special by a very talented tour guide Gerard! The walk was brilliant and the scenery was breathtaking. The weather was crisp but dry and the Lough was calm but this walk would have been equally beautiful in any...More

Thank sjglasgow026
Reviewed 6 days ago

When researching for our 10 day trip to Ireland & Northern Ireland, I came across a blog post someone had written about things to do on the Antrim Coast which included information on The Gobbins path, but otherwise, I'm not sure I would have ever...More

Thank dropalinetoemily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Robert was our guide. The weather was awful but it didn't hinder our enjoyment. We saw porpoise and a seal as well as the birdlife. The most challenging part is the uphill climb at the end but taken slowly it's achievable!

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thrilling walk in October along the gobbins accompanied by Olwen who was a brilliant and informative host! The history was fascinating, especially about the galley view of the titanic and the info about rock formation. Really enjoyed the rough sea in October which was a...More

Thank Erica L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to say how much we enjoyed it and how brilliant our guide Olwen was. Very informative and helpful throughout our tour. Thank you for letting us take our time to walk around, take pictures and absorb everything in. The centre was also fantastic!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gobbins cliff path ranks as one of the highlights of our trip to Northern Ireland this past May. We booked well in advance and are glad we did so. The guides are very strict about footwear, a fact bemoaned by many, but it's really...More

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Alison H
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Stephen L | Reviewed this property |
The whole walk was open, with the exception of a small section that would have gone into a small cave which is closed. By the look of it the section will be closed indefinitely. Hope you enjoy.
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fionagun
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Michelle T | Reviewed this property |
I have a fear of heights and it was fine for me. The path is not that high, there are railings all the way separating you from the edge, it’s a really great place, enjoy 😀
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Hana N
August 12, 2018|
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Response from O7547IZrose | Reviewed this property |
Actually not worth doing. Very overrated
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