The approach to Belfast Harbour from the Irish Sea is from the Master’s point of view, extremely straightforward, via a straight channel through Belfast Lough.
Cruising up Belfast Lough from the passengers’ viewpoint affords a good opportunity for first impressions of the Northern Irish countryside.Passengers will pass close by County Antrim’s shoreline on the starboard side with excellent views of the town of Carrickfergus with its Norman Castle guarding the approach to the Lough, and of Belfast Castle set on the side of Cavehill overlooking the city.On the Port side the countryside of County Down is clearly visible, while ahead the cranes of one of Belfast’s most famous landmarks, the shipyard where the Titanic was built, can be seen towering above the Port.Belfast is a lively city offering visitors excellent attractions such as museums, a zoo and many fine victorian buildings including the City Hall and the Harbour Office itself.
Shopping in Belfast offers an excellent variety of international chains and individual stores selling the finest of Irish gifts and goods. Belfast also boast a rich repertoire of entertainment with something to suit all tastes.
All of Northern Ireland’s many tourist attractions are easily accessible from the Port.
|Company||Belfast Harbour Commissioners|
|Contact Name||Mr. Joe O’Neill|
|Telephone||+44 28 90 55 4422|
|Fax||+44 2890 55 4420|
|24h Duty Phone||+44 2890 55 3010|