Belfast, Northern Ireland Luxury Cruises

Overview

Capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast is an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary Irish culture and living. It’s steeped in history, playing a dynamic role during the industrial revolution, with the city evolving around its ship building and linen industry. Today it is famed for its passion for the arts and warm welcome given to travellers, and with plenty of cultural attractions located near the port, you won’t have far to walk to immerse yourself in the history of Northern Ireland. The port itself is still a vibrant industrial area which welcomes over 5000 vessels a year, and guests will get a feel of the importance of the area when the ship comes in to dock at its bustling quayside.

Sightseeing in Belfast

Belfast is a vibrant, busy city surrounded by the rolling Irish countryside. As one of the most visited cities in the United Kingdom it’s well prepared for the numerous visitors that flock to its shores each year. One of the best ways to see the city is on foot so you can fully appreciate the beautiful Edwardian and Victorian facades. They nestle between modern buildings and small winding side streets that hide some interesting sights. Arriving in its busy port, travellers can visit the newly-built Titanic exhibition. It’s dedicated to the ship that made the city famous and is home to a unique Pump-House that’s worth seeing. Here are some sights you won’t want to miss when you step off your ship:

Crumlin Road Gaol: This historic landmark dates back to 1845 but only recently closed its doors to residents in 1996. Today, visitors can take a guided tour of the gaol and see where women and children used to stay, right through to how it was used for the separation of political prisoners in more recent times.

Titanic’s Dock and Pump-House: No trip to the city would be complete without visiting the Titanic exhibition with is interactive experience of life in 1912 Belfast. Walk in the same places as those who built the ship and see the original pumping engines used.

Stormont Castle: Housing the Northern Ireland Assembly, the castle and its pretty gardens are open to visitors. Tours take guests around the debating chamber, showing off the unique architecture and art work and providing interesting facts most people won’t know about.

Belfast Zoological Gardens: With over 1000 animals on display, the zoo offers plenty to see and do including a children’s playground, animal feeding areas, keeper talks and breeding and conservation programmes. The zoo is home to a range of popular animals like Asian elephants and Malayan sun bears.

Shopping in Belfast

As expected of such a vibrant cosmopolitan city, Belfast has a vast array of shopping areas offering high-end designer boutiques to bargain markets to explore. There really is something for everyone here.

A firm favourite with tourists is Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory. Using 100 year old recipes, the sweets are hand-made in the quaint on-site factory. Aunt Sandra’s produces a wide range of chocolates and fudges and visitors are invited to watch them being made and sample them at the end of the tour.

Victoria Square is a glass-domed shopping mall with a panoramic view of the city. It is home to a wide range of designer shops as well as more affordable high street stores and a food court. St George’s Market offers visitors to the city a more rustic shopping experience. This Victorian marketplace offers a range of products at its weekend markets. On Friday’s it’s filled with everything from fish to clothing. Saturday sees the Food and Craft Market spring in to action, and Sunday offers a mix of both. It’s a dynamic shopping experience enhanced by live music and a hectic atmosphere.

Dining Out

Belfast has a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Close to the port, 4th Mall is a relaxed brassiere that’s popular with locals. It creates exciting dishes using locally sourced produce, and offers a seasonal menu.

Seafood lovers’ flock to the Mourne Seafood Bar which grows its own seafood locally. It’s a great place to enjoy traditional and fusion dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment, and it’s a popular choice with locals as well as visitors.

The unimposing façade of the Shu Restaurant belies the delights that lie inside. This restaurant has received numerous accolades from various foodie sources, and quite rightly so. Their mix of local and international dishes are cooked to perfection, using locally sourced produce. Visitors looking for something a little bit special can opt for private dining, and the Shubar in the basement is perfect for an after dinner drink and dance.

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1 Azores & Ireland Transatlantic
24 April 2020 - 14 nights

Ft. Lauderdale | Madeira | Cork, Ireland | Belfast | Liverpool, England | Dublin, Ireland

Fly Cruise£4229pp
Cruise Only£3699pp
2 British Isles Explorer - London to Bergen
02 May 2020 - 14 nights

London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) | Dover | Dublin, Ireland | Holyhead | Liverpool, England | Belfast | Ullapool | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Lerwick | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway more

Fly Cruise£5990pp
Cruise OnlyCall
3 British Isles Explorer - Bergen to London
03 May 2020 - 14 nights

Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Lerwick | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Edinburgh | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Ullapool | Belfast | Liverpool, England | Holyhead | Dublin, Ireland | Dover | London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) more

Fly Cruise£6140pp
Cruise OnlyCall
4 Roundrip Tower Bridge
13 May 2020 - 12 nights

London (Tower Bridge), UK | Falmouth (Cornwall) | Fishguard, United Kingdom | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Oban, UK | Stornoway | Aberdeen | Edinburgh (Rosyth) | Edinburgh (Rosyth) | London (Tower Bridge), UK more

Cruise Only£4619pp
5 British Isles Explorer - London to Bergen
17 May 2020 - 14 nights

London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) | Dover | Dublin, Ireland | Holyhead | Liverpool, England | Belfast | Ullapool | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Lerwick | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway more

Fly Cruise£5840pp
Cruise OnlyCall
6 Ireland Intensive
24 May 2020 - 12 nights

Southampton | Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Londonderry | Donegal (Killybegs), Ireland | Galway | Foynes, Ireland | Cork, Ireland | Waterford, Ireland | Southampton more

Cruise Only£2399pp
7 Amsterdam to London
25 May 2020 - 12 nights

Amsterdam, Netherlands | Edinburgh | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Belfast | Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Waterford, Ireland | Cardiff | Falmouth (Cornwall) | London (Greenwich) more

Fly Cruise£4099pp
Cruise Only£4099pp
8 Norwegian Fjords

Dublin, Ireland | Bergen, Norway | Alesund, Norway | Geiranger, Norway | Stavanger, Norway | Belfast | Dublin, Ireland more

Fly Cruise£3019pp
Cruise Only£2799pp
9 Iceland & Ireland
30 May 2020 - 14 nights

Southampton | St Peter Port | Cork, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Akureyri, Iceland | Belfast | Southampton more

Cruise Only£3759pp
10 Ireland & Iceland
05 June 2020 - 10 nights

Dublin, Ireland | Greenock (Glasgow) | Akureyri, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Belfast | Cork, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland more

Fly Cruise£4439pp
Cruise Only£4229pp
11 British Isles Explorer - London to Bergen
22 June 2020 - 14 nights

London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) | Dover | Dublin, Ireland | Holyhead | Liverpool, England | Belfast | Ullapool | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Lerwick | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway more

Fly Cruise£6390pp
Cruise OnlyCall
12 Reykjavik to Copenhagen
30 June 2020 - 28 nights

Reykjavik, Iceland | Torshavn, Faeroe Islands | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Edinburgh (Rosyth) | Newcastle, England | London (Tilbury), UK | Le Havre, France | St Peter Port | Cork, Ireland | Holyhead | Belfast | Dublin, Ireland | Fishguard | Antwerp, Belgium | Rotterdam, Netherlands | Kiel Canal | Berlin (Warnemunde) | Stockholm, Sweden | Helsinki, Finland | St Petersburg, Russia | St Petersburg, Russia | Talinn, Estonia | Copenhagen, Denmark more

Fly Cruise£12579pp
Cruise Only£12189pp
13 London (Greenwich) to London (Greenwich)
03 July 2020 - 15 nights

London (Greenwich) | Fowey, U.K | St Mary's Isles Of Scilly, United Kingdom | Waterford, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Glasgow | Oban, UK | Holyhead | Fishguard, United Kingdom | Falmouth (Cornwall) | Portland,Maine | London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) more

Fly Cruise£4799pp
Cruise Only£4799pp
14 Iceland & Irish Sea
06 July 2020 - 11 nights

Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Akureyri, Iceland | Greenock (Glasgow) | Liverpool, England | Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland more

Fly Cruise£4889pp
Cruise Only£4719pp
15 British Open
06 July 2020 - 14 nights

Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Douglas | Belfast | Glasgow (Greenock) | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Dundee, Scotland | Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland | Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland | Dover | Dover | Southampton more

Fly Cruise£4329pp
Cruise Only£4049pp
16 Gems of the Irish Sea & Hebrides
23 July 2020 - 15 nights

Southampton | Portland, England | Bantry | Foynes, Ireland | Galway | Donegal (Killybegs), Ireland | Staffa, Scotland, UK | Tobermory, Isle Of Mull | Rothesay, Isle Of Bute | Belfast | Waterford, Ireland | St. Mary's, Isles Of Scilly | Southampton more

Cruise Only£7559pp
17 British Isles Explorer - Bergen to London
26 July 2020 - 14 nights

Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Lerwick | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Edinburgh | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Ullapool | Belfast | Liverpool, England | Holyhead | Dublin, Ireland | Dover | London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) more

Fly Cruise£6040pp
Cruise OnlyCall
18 British Isles Tapestry
28 July 2020 - 10 nights

Southampton | Edinburgh | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Portree | Glasgow | Belfast | Dublin, Ireland | Cork, Ireland | Portland, England | Southampton more

Cruise Only£4019pp
19 Iceland Intensive
06 August 2020 - 15 nights

Southampton | Belfast | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Isafjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Seydisfjordur | Liverpool, England | Plymouth | Southampton more

Cruise Only£3299pp
20 British Isles Explorer - London to Bergen
09 August 2020 - 14 nights

London (Greenwich) | London (Greenwich) | Dover | Dublin, Ireland | Holyhead | Liverpool, England | Belfast | Ullapool | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon (Highland) United Kingdom | Lerwick | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway more

Fly Cruise£6340pp
Cruise OnlyCall
21 London (Southampton) To London (Southampton)
18 August 2020 - 12 nights

Southampton | New Haven | Glasgow | Belfast | Douglas | Liverpool, England | Dublin, Ireland | Holyhead | Waterford, Ireland | Portland, UK | Southampton more

Cruise Only£8889pp
22 Ireland Intensive
29 August 2020 - 12 nights

Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Londonderry | Donegal (Killybegs), Ireland | Galway | Foynes, Ireland | Bantry Harbour | Cork, Ireland | Waterford, Ireland | Waterford, Ireland | Dartmouth | Southampton more

Fly Cruise£2899pp
Cruise Only£2659pp
23 Iceland & Ireland Cruise
05 September 2020 - 14 nights

Southampton | St Peter Port | Cobh | Waterford (Dunmore E.) | Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Akureyri, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Belfast | Southampton more

Cruise Only£4699pp
24 Around the World in 180 Days
09 January 2021 - 180 nights

Miami | Key West, Florida | Cartagena, Colombia | Panama Canal | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Cabo San Lucas | Ensenada, Mexico | Los Angeles, California | Nawiliwili | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Papeete, Tahiti French Polynesia | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland, New Zealand | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin, Australia | Komodo Island | Bali, Indonesia | Celukan Bawang | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaoshiung | Keelung, Taiwan | Ishigaki (Sakishima Islands) | Okinawa | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Ko Samui, Thailand | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Phuket | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Cochin, India | Mangalore | Mormugao, India | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus), Greece | Dubrovnik, Croatia | Venice, Italy | Venice, Italy | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento/Capri | Rome, Italy | Livorno | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar, Spain | Seville | Seville | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna, Spain | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faeroe Islands | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor, Maine | Boston, Massachusetts | New York,USA more

Fly Cruise£39959pp
Cruise Only£38289pp
25 Odyssey of the Stars
25 January 2021 - 164 nights

Los Angeles, California | Nawiliwili | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Papeete, Tahiti French Polynesia | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland, New Zealand | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin, Australia | Komodo Island | Bali, Indonesia | Celukan Bawang | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaoshiung | Keelung, Taiwan | Ishigaki (Sakishima Islands) | Okinawa | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok, Thailand | Ko Samui, Thailand | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Phuket | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Cochin, India | Mangalore | Mormugao, India | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus), Greece | Dubrovnik, Croatia | Venice, Italy | Venice, Italy | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento/Capri | Rome, Italy | Livorno | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona, Spain | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar, Spain | Seville | Seville | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna, Spain | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faeroe Islands | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor, Maine | Boston, Massachusetts | New York,USA more

Fly Cruise£45719pp
Cruise Only£43169pp
26 London to London
20 May 2021 - 12 nights

Southampton | Edinburgh (Rosyth) | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Portree | Glasgow (Greenock) | Liverpool, England | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Holyhead | Waterford, Ireland | Portland, UK | Southampton more

Cruise Only£8359pp
27 Skylines & Seasides
17 June 2021 - 22 nights

Southampton | Cruising The Celtic Sea & English Channel | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Lerwick | Torshavn, Faeroe Islands | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor, Maine | Boston, Massachusetts | New York,USA more

Fly Cruise£6899pp
Cruise Only£6619pp
28 Ultimate Viking Voyage
29 August 2021 - 30 nights

Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Lerwick | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Northwest Highlands | Isle Of Man | Belfast | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Stornoway | Torshavn | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Qaqortoq | Narssarssuaq, Greenland | L'anse Aux Meadows, Canada | Gros Morne National Park | Louisburg | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston, Massachusetts | UK more

Fly Cruise£20899pp
29 Wild Scotland & the Hebridean
29 August 2021 - 11 nights

Bergen, Norway | Bergen, Norway | Lerwick | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Stornoway | Portree | Tobermory, Isle Of Mull | Fort William, Scotland | Iona | Isle Of Man | Belfast | Dublin, Ireland more

Fly Cruise£7939pp
30 A Viking Voyage: The Arctic to America
08 September 2021 - 20 nights

Dublin, Ireland | Dublin, Ireland | Belfast | Stornoway | Torshavn | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Prince Christian Sund, Greenland | Narssarssuaq, Greenland | Qaqortoq | L'anse Aux Meadows, Canada | Gros Morne National Park | Louisburg | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston, Massachusetts | UK more

Fly Cruise£12179pp
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