Belfast Harbour is the largest cruise port in Northern Ireland with over 140,000 visitors each year. The Harbour Estate covers an area of 2,000 acres, representing 20% of the Belfast city area.
Belfast Harbour has realised substantial growth in the number of cruise ships calling each year with 82 ship calls in 2016. The port can handle up to 3 cruise ships per day with the largest ship handled to date being the 330m Royal Princess.
The Harbour has the longest deepwater quay in Ireland at 1 kilometre in length with a draught of 10.2 metres.
- Recently awarded the title of The World's Number 1 Visitor Attraction, Titanic Belfast has been a phenomenal success since opening in 2012 on the site from which Titanic launched
- Easily Belfast's most popular Shore Excursion tour and with over 850,000 visitors each year deserves it's title as Northern Ireland most popular visitor attraction
- The Royal Family's official residence in Northern Ireland has recently come under the management of Historic Royal Palaces and easily Belfast's fastest growing shore ex tour