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Belfast Mural Taxi Tour

54 King Street, Belfast

Available all year

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We offer online booking for Black Taxi Mural Tours. This tour includes free pickup and drop-off to most City Centre Hotels, Titanic and Crumlin Road Gaol (Jail). September Update:  please book as early as possible as we are selling out most days. Please check the date carefully before booking. 

To book this tourselect the date, and select the number of tickets you’d like. Select a time and select a pickup point. We'll do our best to accommodate your chosen time. Currently, tours start at 10 am and the last tour starts at 6 pm.  

Belfast Black Taxi Mural Tour (Also known as the Belfast Black Cab Tour) will take you on an educational and enlightening journey of the famous Belfast murals. You will learn the history and politics of Belfast and Ireland – particularly about its time of conflict.

Your TaxiTrax tour guide will be a local person, with local knowledge, who lived through these times.  Your tour guide will expertly explain how the murals help to tell the story of the conflict and how we arrived at the current peace process.

The tour focuses on ‘both sides’ of our community.  You will visit the mainly Catholic (or Nationalist) Falls Road and the mainly Protestant (or Unionist) Shankill Road.  You will cross the ‘peace line’ or ‘peace wall’ that continues to separate both communities.  Both sides have used murals to tell their story, celebrate their past and raise awareness about how political decisions affected their communities.

Our Belfast Murals Taxi Tour is guaranteed to educate, enlighten and entertain. Taxitrax is the original and official Belfast Taxi Tours company and rates the maximum 5 stars on Trip Advisor.

What Is Included In The Murals Tour?

  • A visit to Divis Tower and an introductory talk which sets the context of the tour and explains the series of events leading up to August 1969 and the period in history known as ‘the troubles’.
  • A visit to the international wall and the Republican murals of the Falls Road in West Belfast.
  • Visit the Loyalist murals on the Shankill Road (West Belfast)
  • Crumlin Road Gaol (Prison) and Crumlin Road Courthouse (North Belfast). (outside view only)
  • Visit the Peace wall where you can write your message of peace.
  •  Bombay Street (Burned to the ground 1969)
  •  Bobby Sands mural
  • Visit a memorial garden.

Is this an authentic Belfast Black Cab Taxi Tour?

Yes.  The Vendor we use which has operated for over 40 years. The Taxi Tour is operated by the ONLY registered taxi tour company in Belfast.  As such, it is the only taxi tours company in Belfast with the official white taxi bus license.

The tour guides are the best in the city. They are local people with local knowledge and operate under a strict code of conduct.

With TinyTours you will enjoy the most authentic taxi tour available in Belfast.

What is the duration of the Murals Tour?

Typically, a tour of the murals will last for around 90 minutes. Our drivers are passionate and knowledgeable and will want to give you a full and satisfying experience. We can also offer extended tours. See below in the Tour cost for options.

How much does the Tour cost?

A Belfast Murals Taxi tour starts at £45 for 1-3 people, with the addition of £15 for each person thereafter. Children under 12 travel free. Each black taxi has a maximum of 6 seats, larger groups will be split across multiple vehicles. 

We can extend your tour for a small additional cost: Additional 30 minutes £15, Additional hour £30. This can be booked online or you can ask your driver on the day for availability.

For groups of 12 or more, we can offer a discounted rate of £12 per person. 

Can you facilitate large group bookings?

Yes, we can accommodate 16 seat, 35 seat and 49 seat coaches as well as large groups who would like multiple Black cabs each with their own experienced guide. Our biggest tour to date facilitated 330 tourists. For a typical tour, we use authentic black taxis which have 6 seats. To book a group mural tour send us a message here.

For groups of 12 or more, we can offer a discounted rate of £12 per person. 

Accessibility and Wheel Chairs.

The tour does involve some walking and getting in and out of the Taxi - especially to get up close to the Murals and into Clonard Monastery. Some of the Taxis we use are wheelchair accessible. 

You can request a vehicle that is suitable for wheelchairs, on the payment page you can enter your request in the Special Requests box and we'll do our best to accommodate this. For any special requests, we do recommend booking early.

Is this a private tour?

Yes. Your booking is for your group only. When you have a group over 6 people, we split this over multiple vehicles that travel together.

Do you offer a free pick up service?

We can collect you for your taxi tour free from many locations in Belfast city centre including most Belfast City Centre Hotels, Titanic Belfast and Queens University Area. For an additional cost, we can collect you from your airport or cruise ship. We cannot offer pickup outside the Belfast City area, for connections into Belfast you can use Translink services or private hire taxis. Please note pickup locations can only be changed with 2 hours notice before your tour start by calling TaxiTrax. 

You are also welcome to arrive at our dedicated passenger terminal King Street, Belfast.  We have dropped off at your cruise shipcafé, toilets and baby changing facilities.

Cruise ship / Airport Pickups and Drop-offs.

Coming to Belfast on a Cruise ship? We can pick you up from the Cruise Ship* or in the City Centre. For only £12 for Cruise Ship Pickup means your driver will be waiting for you when you arrive. You can also specify if you'd like to be dropped off at your cruise ship for an additional £12. City Centre pickup and drop-off are free.  For a return journey please add x 2 of each option required.  Please enter the cruise ship name into the Special Request box when selecting the Cruise Ship option.

Coming to Belfast via the George Best City or International Airports? We can collect you or drop you off at the Airport after your tour. Please select the options when selecting your tickets, pricing is for pickup or drop-off. Belfast City Airport one way is £12, Belfast International Airport is £42 one way. The prices above are per cab. For groups over 6 people please contact us,

On the checkout page, you can enter details in the Special Requests section and if you can please enter your Cruise Ship details/flight number arrival time and if you need to collect luggage etc. Please allow 15-20 minutes after your flight arrival to arrange pickup.


Parking your car. 

There are a number of car parks nearby the King Street Depot if you are travelling by car. There is on-street parking at King Street and two private car parks nearby. 

All options are less than a minutes walk from the King Street depot, however, you should allow 10 minutes to park your car and get to the depot.


Why choose TinyTours?

  • TinyTours works with the Largest and Original taxi tour company in Belfast. 
  • The only taxi tours company who fund or part-fund the murals you will see on your tour. 
  • They are rated the maximum 5 stars on Trip Advisor.  
  • Uniformed Drivers. 
  • Driver Identity Badges.
  • All drivers are fully insured and vetted.
  • Accountable and Traceable.

Each Tour has the backup of probably the Largest Fleet of Black Taxis Tour Cabs anywhere in the world.

Looking for other tours to do in Belfast?

We offer free pickup or dropoff at the start of or the end of your Black Taxi Tour from Titanic Museum, Crumlin Road Gaol and Titanic Boat Tours,  Belfast City Hall and most Belfast City Centre Hotels.

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  • Adults £45 90 min Black Taxi Tour. Groups over 6/7 ppl may be split across multiple vehicles.
    £45 for 1 ‐ 3 people, £15 per additional person
  • Children under 12 Free! Free child ticket when booked with an adult. Children must be under 12 to qualify for a child ticket
  • Belfast City Airport Pickup £12 George Best Airport Pickup. Please advise of your flight number by responding to the booking email
  • Crowne Plaza Pickup £12 Pickup from the Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Cruise Ship Pickup £12 Pickup from the Cruise Ship Terminal. Add 2 for pickup and drop-off. Please send your cruise details
  • Extended Tour 30 mins £15 Extend your tour by 30 minutes. Select 2 for 1 hour. If you have lots of questions and want to spend
  • Belfast International Airport £42 Belfast International Pickup or Drop-off. Select 1 for each group of 6 people each direction.

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Terms & Conditions
  • Important message. Please present this ticket to your driver before you start your tour. Your driver will have the reference number (printed at the top of your ticket) and your name. You can also check that the driver has a valid TaxiTrax sticker on the windscreen of the vehicle. Your driver will not ask for payment at the end of the tour unless you have agreed to an additional amount for pickup/drop-off
  • This tour is operated by TaxiTrax.

Booking office 

  • Booking office opening hours are Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday and Saturday 9am-4.30pm, Sunday 12pm-4.30pm. 

Pickup

  • TaxiTrax offers a free pickup service in the Belfast City area including Titanic area and Crumlin Road Gaol.
  • TaxiTrax ( Belfast Taxis depot ) is located here.
  • If there is an extra pickup cost involved we will advise you at the time of confirming your tour. 
  • Please enter the name of the Cruise ship - if selecting Cruise Ship Pickup.
  • Pickup locations can only be changed with a minimum of 2 hours notice by contacting TaxiTrax on the numbers below.  
  • Please check with the driver at a pickup that the driver is from TaxiTrax and verify your TinyTours booking reference. It is the responsibility of the person booking the tour that they get into the correct vehicle. 

No-shows

  • Bookings that are no-shows by the customer (maximum 5 minutes after your agreed booking start time), that have invalid phone numbers or late cancellations are non-refundable.
  • If you have been waiting for more than 5 minutes for your driver, please call the number below.

Delays & Cancellations

  • If you have an unavoidable delay please call us at least 1-2 hours before your tour on our Office Number +44 (0)2890315777 (weekdays) or Mob +44 (0)7892716660 (weekends and out of hours) to confirm the time of your tour and pick up location. Please state you have booked your tour online via TinyTours and give your ticket reference. 
  • If you need to change your tour start time, please contact the vendor 24 hours before your original tour start. The vendor will do their best to accommodate changes in your booking. Subject to availability.
  • Cancellations more than 24 hours from the time of your tour will be refunded in full. Please go to https://www.tinytours.com/help/ and notify us of your cancellation.
  • If the driver is delayed due to traffic or any other reason you should receive a call. TaxiTrax will do it's best to get to you before your tour start time.

Children 

  • There is no charge for people under 12 years of age ( providing they are with a responsible adult ). Bookings without an adult ticket will be cancelled. There is a maximum of 4 children under 12 for every 2 adults per taxi. Children above 12 require a full paying ticket.

Extra passengers 

  • If at the time of pickup there are more people in your group than on your booking, you will be required to pay £12 per person directly to the driver.

Large groups

  • If your booking has more than 6 people it will be split across multiple taxis that travel together at no additional cost to you. 

We can cater for larger groups including coach hire. Just contact us for a quote.

Lost property

  • Please contact the TaxiTrax Booking office above for any lost property enquiries.

Requesting a Refund

  • If we are unable to fulfil your tour due to operational reasons, busy periods or delays we will refund your tour. Please go to https://www.tinytours.com/help/ and request a refund.
  • If your tour has started or you have not contacted us at least 24 hours before your tour start we are unable to process a refund. 

Customer Reviews

  • Political tour ★★★★★5 Review by Name This tour was fantastic, our guide who's name I didn't catch could not have been better. The history about the troubles coming from someone who has lived through it was truly humbling. Thank you for a great insight from both sides.
  • It was brilliant! ★★★★★5 Review by Joan S. We loved Seamus! He was personable and so knowledgeable about the history. I was moved to tears twice as he talked about the young people who died fighting for freedom. I would recommend the tour and Seamus to anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the troubles from 1969 to today.
  • Brilliant, sad and extremely interesting ★★★★★5 Review by Absolutely loved this tour. It was extremely interesting and our tour guide Mickey was so nice and full of information. Would recommend this to anyone.
  • Excellent courteous and interesting. ★★★★★5 Review by Brendan O’Connor The tour was most interesting with the driving Tommy being an excellent courteous and interesting driver for the morning. I have recommended it to friends who will be visiting Belfast over the coming months.
  • Really enjoyable tour for myself and family. ★★★★★5 Review by Garry Visited Belfast recently and one of the highlights was the Black Taxi tour. Our driver Hugh gave us a fantastic tour of Belfast with his local knowledge of Belfast and in-depth insights on life there at the moment and his history over years. Really enjoyable tour for myself and family.