For many visitors, tours in Reykjavik, the Icelandic capital, is mostly about admiring the stunning scenery. However, if activities are your thing, you’ll find plenty to do.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM REYKJAVIK
If you’ve only got a short time in Reykjavik and you want to see all the major sights, take this 3-hour sightseeing minibus tour of the city. You’ll see top attractions like the Hallgrimskirkja church, the presidential residence at Bessastadir, the fish market in Hafnarfjordur, the open-air Arbaer Museum and the recreational centre of Laugardalur.
PRIVATE SOUTH ICELAND DAY TRIP: FROM REYKJAVIK
Enjoy a private day trip along the south coast of Iceland with just you and your friends or family, and your own private guide. This private tour is tailored to your interests and needs and you can influence the pace of the tour.
The tour stops at Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Sólheimajökull Glacier, Skógafoss waterfall and Dyrhólaey black sand beach. You can also choose to include some additional stops on the day, for example Gljúfrabúi waterfall, Nauthúsagil, DC-3 plane wreck, a popular choice for photographers. Your tour includes round-trip transportation to and from your accommodation.
PRIVATE TOUR: WONDERS OF SNAEFELLSJOKULL PENINSULA: FROM REYKJAVIK
Explore the Snaefellsjokull peninsula on this 12-hour private tour from Reykjavik. Customise your itinerary to include a visit to sights like the Snaefellsjokull glacier, the Settlement Centre, Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum, Eldborg Volcanic Crater and more. Enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.
SOUTH COAST PRIVATE TOUR WITH TANDEM PARAGLIDING FLIGHT: FROM REYKJAVIK
Experience the vast expanse of Iceland’s southern coastal plain with a Paragliding Tandem flight in this action tour.
REYKJAVIK CITY WALKING TOUR WITH A LOCAL: A WALK WITH A VIKING
This walking tour is your introduction to Iceland. You’ll be shown where the Vikings first settled and how Reykjavik developed into the country’s capital. This tour will help you get your bearings and make the most of your stay in Iceland.
PRIVATE REYKJAVIK ESCAPE GAME EXPERIENCE: THE SCIENTIST 1
Reykjavik Escape is a live and interactive escape room game, situated in central Reykjavik. With your private group of 2-6 people, you are locked inside a room and have 60 minutes to escape. Once inside the room, you will get clues you must use to solve the puzzles and mysteries in order to escape.
When the event begins, you will discover the story, based on a theme from the above mentioned blockbuster movies. You will be presented with different puzzles that you must solve in order to escape the room and win the game. If you solve all of the clues and puzzles you can escape the room in under sixty minutes. It is a difficult challenge, do you think you can escape the room?
You should arrive 15 minutes before the live event starts. The available start times are 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm – please contact the local operator after booking to confirm your start time.
SNAEFELLSNESS PENINSULA CLASSIC DAY TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
Travel west to Snæfellsness on this remote journey to the centre of the Earth just like in the grandiose, epic beginning of Jules Verne’s timeless novel. Journey back to a land possessing a myriad of secrets waiting to be discovered.
Ancient, mangled lava fields unveil the stresses, and the destruction these lands once endured. Twisted, crippled, and bowed volcanic rock possessing incredible shapes and forms flare up from the earth, creating an impressive sight to behold. The tour lasts for 10 hours and includes a professional, English-speaking guide.
This tour is for shared groups with a maximum of 15 guests, to provide a more intimate experience, more flexibility, more free time, and more spontaneous encounters than travelling in larger groups.
AMAZING SOUTH COAST OF ICELAND DAY TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
The Amazing South Coast Day Tour is a great opportunity to travel the open road between the tall mountains and the open ocean, with great sightseeing of genuine Icelandic nature.
GLACIER LAGOON AND SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK DAY TRIP: FROM REYKJAVIK
Spend the day at Vatnajokull National Park to explore Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon at 8am, which flows through the Atlantic Ocean with beautiful blue waters and icebergs.
Visit Skaftafell National Park to explore nature reserves. Capture wonderful images of the Skaftafell before visiting Diamond Beach, which is surrounded by large chunks of ice. This tour includes entrance fees to Vatnajokull National Park, all transportation and a driver/guide with a traveller limit of 16 for a more personalised small group experience.
JOKULSARLON GLACIAL LAGOON FULL DAY TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
With its enormous, ancient icebergs, the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon is a natural wonder of Iceland and it is a sight you absolutely cannot miss. The lagoon produces a feeling of incredible tranquillity as the 1000-1500 year-old ice that has broken away from Vatnajokull Glacier silently drifts into the lake and slowly melts away.
As you take a walk along the shore, you may recognise the lagoon from scenes out of famous movies such as Batman Begins, Tomb Raider, and two James Bond movies that were filmed here. This 14-hour, guided tour is shared with a maximum of 150 passengers travelling by bus, including a 30-minute boat ride.
RAUFARHOLSHELLIR CAVING TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
Leave Reykjavík behind and journey to Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel, just 30 minutes away. Walk through the lava’s path and learn about the tunnel’s history. The lava tunnel is one of the biggest in Iceland and scenes from the film Noah were shot in the cave. This tour includes pickup and drop-off in Reykjavík, a driver/guide, and safety equipment.
PUFFIN AND BIRD WATCHING TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
Depart from Reykjavík on a 1-hour puffin and bird watching adventure on a fishing boat. View puffins on the islands of Akurey and Lundey from your boat. During your sail, enjoy plenty of space on the boat and use provided binoculars to get an even better view. Choose from one of three departure times when you book.
WATERFALLS, GLACIERS AND VOLCANO TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
This ELEVEN hour tour combines Waterfalls, Glaciers and Volcanoes, a trio of famous attractions that represent Iceland’s unique and diverse landscapes.
Journey from Reykjavik with your expert guides to see the most voluminous waterfall in Iceland, and the beautiful Gígjökull glacier. Climb aboard a Super-Truck to get up close and personal with the notorious Eyjafjallajökull volcano and glacier to complete your fun filled day!
SOUTHERN COAST AND WATERFALLS FULL DAY BUS TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
Your small-group full-day tour will take you through the ever-changing landscape of south Iceland to discover some of the country’s biggest volcanoes, glaciers and iconic waterfalls.
After lunch (own expense) visit the black sand beach of Reynisfjara, see the famous Skogafoss waterfall and try walking behind the Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Your guide will also point out notorious volcanoes, including Hekla, Eyjafjallajokull and Katla. Hotel pick-up and drop-off is included.
SMALL GROUP BRYGGJAN BREWERY TOUR IN REYKJAVIK
Experience this small group, 25-minute tour of one of the best micro-breweries and bistros in Reykjavik. Enjoy tasting of some of Iceland’s locally brewed beers, which are served straight from the brewery tanks. Your expert beer guide will tell you about the process and why each ingredient is chosen, as well as what makes the difference from a regular beer and micro brewed beer. This tour is limited to 15 participants at a time.
GOURMET GOLDEN CIRCLE
Local Food & Local Sights! Enjoy Iceland’s nature, culture and culinary in a full day tour of the Golden Circle from Reykjavik.
REYKJAVIK MOON SAFARI
This tour takes you over the diverse landscape of Reykjanes peninsula, featuring volcanic craters, geothermal regions and hot springs. The mid-Atlantic ridge is nowhere as clearly visible as here, especially when seen from above.
This undersea mountain range spans the entire length of the Atlantic ocean floor. It marks the boundary between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The largest portion of the ridge, which is exposed above the sea level, is Iceland itself, making this a must-see feature.
VOLCANO AND GLACIER WALK: FROM REYKJAVIK
Join us on this 10 hour 4X4 super jeep day tour. We´ll set out from Reykjavik and head East towards the land of volcanoes & glaciers and enjoy some magical views while we walk on the glacier side of life.
TANDEM PARAGLIDING EXPERIENCE: FROM REYKJAVIK
Soar over lava fields, geothermal areas and snow-capped mountains on a 2-hour tandem paragliding adventure in Reykjavik. As a tandem passenger, no prior experience is needed. Expert paragliding instructors walk you through preparations and safety checks before your flight. These paragliders do not have a motor, they use flowing air to
glide through the sky like a bird.
ICELANDIC BEER TOUR IN REYKJAVIK
Skál, my friend! (that’s ‘cheers’ in Icelandic). Our Beer Tour will take you to Reykjavik’s best bars to sample 10 of Iceland’s delicious craft beers, most of which you can only find here in Iceland! We’ll fill you in on the history of beer, from the Vikings, right through to the resurgence of microbreweries today.
GLACIER HIKE FROM REYKJAVIK
Join one of Iceland’s most popular day trips from Reykjavík, along the south coast of Iceland that will take you on a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls and volcano’s with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier.
This glacier hiking trip takes you along the riddles of the glacial wonder world. Experience the effects of climate change first hand on this fun and exciting tour that no one should miss out on while in Iceland. These glacier hiking tours have the smallest guide to guest ratio in Iceland, maximising your Iceland experience. In just one day you will experience the spectacular South coast of Iceland, guided hiking on Sólheimajökull outlet glacier, and a memorable scenic stop at the Skógarfoss waterfall.
REYKJAVIK SHORE EXCURSION: REYKJAVIK SIGHTSEEING TOUR
If you’ve only got a short time in port in Reykjavik and you want to see all major sights, take this sightseeing shore excursion. On this 3-hour tour of the city, you’ll see top attractions like the Hallgrimskirkja church, the presidential residence at Bessastadir, the fish market in Hafnarfjordur, the open-air Arbaer Museum and the recreational centre of Laugardalur.
REYKJAVIK SIGHTSEEING TOUR PLUS BLUE LAGOON SPA: FROM REYKJAVIK
Combine two tours in one for the perfect Icelandic experience: See the highlights of Reykjavik in the morning, then spend the afternoon relaxing at the Blue Lagoon (Your visitor pass and entrance fees are included).
REYKJAVIK FOOD LOVERS TOUR
Treat your taste buds to the tastiest tour in Iceland. They say that sharing a meal is the best way to get to know each other, we think a walking tour with at least 6 foodie stops is even better! Our stops include the oldest restaurant in Reykjavik, a legendary hot dog stand, our favourite food market, and one of the top restaurants in Iceland. Make sure you arrive hungry!
REYKJAVIK CITY WALKING TOUR
Explore the history and culture of the Icelandic capital on this 2.5-hour Reykjavik walking tour.
Follow your guide through the streets of Reykjavik and take in top attractions including City Hall, the Harpa Concert Hall, the Old Harbour, and the Sólfar sculpture.
Climb Hallgrímskirkja Church’s high bell tower for splendid panoramic views out to the coast, and gain insight into Iceland’s Norse mythology at the statue garden of Einar Jónsson. Along the way, you’ll find out what sets Reykjavik apart from the world’s other capitals.
REYKJAVIK SIGHTSEEING TOUR
On this tour you will get the highlights of the history and culture of Iceland‘s capital. We stop at Hallgrímskirkja church, Perlan with its fabulous viewing deck, Höfði house where Reagan and Gorbachev met in 1986 to begin the process of ending the Cold War, and Harpa concert hall.
LANDMANNALAUGAR HIKING TOUR: FROM REYKJAVIK
Hike through one of Iceland’s most beautiful geothermal landscapes on this full-day Landmannalaugar hiking trip from Reykjavik. Travel by coach to the highlands of Fjallaback for a picnic lunch, and then enjoy a leisurely 4-hour trek through lava fields, gullies and beautiful multi-coloured peaks.
Cross the Laugahraun lava field to admire its steaming vents and bubbling pools. If time and weather allow, climb Mount Bláhnúkur volcano for breathtaking views before taking a dip in Landmannalaugar’s natural hot springs.
Numbers are limited to a maximum of 16 people, for a more personalised small-group experience.
REYKJAVIK SEGWAY TOUR
Take in the highlights of Reykjavik on two wheels with this 2-hour Segway tour. With a guide to tell you about the sights, you’ll cruise effortlessly around the scenic city centre and its beautiful waterfronts on an electric-powered transporter. Discover top attractions such as the striking Harpa concert hall and Höfði House. Your group size is limited to 7 for a more personalised experience.
KAYAKING DAY TRIP: FROM REYKJAVIK
Soak up the ethereal beauty of the Icelandic wilderness on this 6-hour kayaking tour from Reykjavik.
With an experienced guide, take in awe-inspiring vistas of misty mountains, lava fields and more as you paddle along the waters of Hvalfjörður fjord or Lake Thingvallavatn (dependent on weather conditions). The experience is aimed at all levels of kayakers, from first timers to seasoned pros. Use of a wet suit, splash jacket and specially designed shoes is included. Numbers limited to 12, ensuring a good experience.
REYKJAVIK CITY BIKE TOUR
On this classic Reykjavik bike tour, explore the city in an active way but at an easy-going pace. With a guide, you’ll take in the city’s historical sights, such as the Old Harbour, Parliament Building, and the south-facing beach Aegissida. Learn some fascinating facts, and gain local insight into favourite places in the city and off-the-beaten-track sites to explore during your stay. This tour is suitable for the whole family.