NI Science Week - Giant's Causeway & Carrick-a-Rede from Ballycastle
Depart Ballycastle marina travelling west for a 3hour boat trip along the spectacular causeway coast.
Visit the 16th Century Kenbane Castle, situated on a stunning limestone headland, before exploring the coastline up to Carrick A Rede rope bridge. From there travel along past Ballintoy (Ironlands) where you can see raised beaches from the Quaternary Period to Whitepark bay, and then the whole length of the UNESCO World heritage site, 'the Giants Causeway'.
During the trip listen to our guides local knowledge and tales of historical events that make up Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast. You'll even visit the site of the Spanish Amanda ship the Girona, the largest loss of life in the Irish sea in a single event.
Don't forget to bring cameras and look out for dolphins, porpoises, seals, basking sharks, puffins, guillemots and gannets.