Top 20 Things To Do In Reykjavik, Iceland 2023

Top Tours and Activities In Reykjavik, Iceland

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Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

1652 Reviews


Want to see some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland on a day trip from Reykjavik? From spouting geysers, tumbling waterfalls and ancient volcanoes, the popular Golden Circle Classic full-day excursion by coach will introduce you to Iceland's world-renowned pristine natural beauty surrounding the capital.

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Blue Lagoon Spa Including Admission and Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik

1161 Reviews


Find the ultimate relaxation when in Reykjavik on this excursion to the Blue Lagoon. Surrounded by lava fields and snow-capped mountains, the Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa outside the city where you can bathe in the warm waters, have a water massage or enjoy a spa treatment. With your transportation all arranged, just lie back and relax, before catching your transport back to your hotel in Reykjavik.

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Southern Iceland Glaciers, Waterfalls and Beaches Day Tour

535 Reviews


Adventure through the dramatic landscape of Iceland during this full-day tour of the southern coastline. Explore lava fields, icebergs, and glaciers with help from a friendly, knowledgable guide. Visit the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls and stop by the small village of Vik. Roundtrip transportation to and from selected locations in central Reykjavik is provided.

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Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik

480 Reviews


Indulge in a tour of the Golden Circle - the relaxing way, and explore some of Iceland's most famous sights, including Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir hot spring. Plus, see the erupting geyser Strokkur in Haukadalur geothermal area and visit the Secret Lagoon hot spring bath.

Your tour begins with a mid-morning pickup. Board a climate-controlled minivan destined for the Golden Circle route.

Over the course of the morning, stop at Gullfoss Waterfall, the Geysir Geyser, and Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates collide.

On this tour, you will also spend free time soaking in the Secret Lagoon hot spring pool.

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Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik

465 Reviews


Don't miss the opportunity to take a mysterious night trip to witness the famous Northern Lights, one of nature's most spectacular displays. Far from the glow of the city, you'll go on a hunt for the elusive Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis. The famous Northern Lights are visible from the onset of autumn to the light nights of spring.

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Grand Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik

372 Reviews


This grand Golden Circle tour takes you to the most popular sights where you can experience the three highlights of the South West of Iceland: Geysir, Gulfoss Waterfall and Þingvellir National Park. Plus you will visit the volcanic crater lake Kerið.

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Reykjavik Super Saver: Blue Lagoon Round-Trip Transport plus Golden Circle Half Day Tour

363 Reviews


Combine two tours in one Super Saver for the perfect Icelandic experience. Start your morning relaxing at the Blue Lagoon surrounded by lava fields and snow capped mountains. Enjoy the afternoon touring Gulfoss, Geysir and other Icelandic natural phenomena. Perfect if you don't have much time at your disposal and want to make the most of your visit to Reykjavik and save over 1.5% when you book these tours together.

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Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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Set off in search of minke whales, humpbacks and more on this whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik. Pull on a pair of provided coveralls and then stay on the lookout for harbor porpoises, white-beaked dolphins and whales as you cut through the still waters of Faxaflói Bay. Throughout your cruise, listen to the knowledgeable guide’s insightful commentary, and have your camera ready to capture Reykjavik’s native marine life in the wild. Choose from a 3.5-hour cruise or an express 2.5-hour high-speed boat version — perfect if you’re short on time.

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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

248 Reviews


The Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon are two of the most famous attractions in Iceland.  Join this tour to discover both in a unique one day adventure.  During the tour you will visit Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall as well as the volcanic crater Kerid (entrance fee included).    

After exploring the amazing Icelandic nature, you end the journey by soaking in the extraordinary Blue Lagoon.  You arrive before 17:00 (5:00pm) and enjoy a relaxing time there for about 2 hours before heading back to Reykjavik

(entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon is not included and must be booked in advance at own expense).

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Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

231 Reviews


Head out to the magnificent glacial lagoon Jokulsarlon, and follow in the footsteps of James Bond in "Die Another Day" and Lara Croft in "Tomb Raider". This exhilarating full-day excursion from Reykjavik takes you along Iceland's southern coastline, known for its exquisite mountain scenery.

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Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

228 Reviews


Take an afternoon tour from Reykjavik to experience geysers, waterfalls and some of the most exciting natural phenomena Iceland has to offer. In just six hours you'll visit the country's best known historical sites and natural wonders perfect if your time in Iceland is limited.

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'Game of Thrones' Filming Locations Tour From Reykjavik

223 Reviews


Spend a day exploring some of the incredible locations used in the hit TV series 'Game of Thrones' on this 8-hour tour from Reykjavik. With a professional guide leading the way, follow in the footsteps of the White Walkers at the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, visit  the breathtaking natural vistas of Lake Thingvallavatn. Then, reimagine one of the most brutal sieges in the show's history at Thjorsárdalur valley. Round-trip transport on a comfortable, fully heated coach is included.

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South Coast Full Day Tour from Reykjavik by Minibus

194 Reviews


Visit the natural wonders of Iceland on this 10-hour tour from Reykjavik. Travel in a minibus to the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Sólheimajökul glacier and the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.

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South Iceland, Waterfalls & Glacier Hiking Small Group Adventure

191 Reviews


Discover the dramatic black-sand beach of Reynisfjara, thundering waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls and join your certified glacier guide for a short glacier walk on the mighty Solheimajokull Glacier on this full day tour available directly from Reykjavik. 
After a morning Reykjavik pick up, join a scenic ride along the stunning south coast of Iceland, take a walk around Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and follow an expert guide along Reynisfjara beach. Continue to Solheimajokull glacier for a short walk on the glacier and admire the magnificent Skogafoss waterfall before you start making your way back to Reykjavik, passing through the foothills of Eyjafjallajökull and Helka volcanoes. 

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Beer Tasting at Olgerdin Brewery from Reykjavik

157 Reviews


Taste the spirit of Iceland on a guided tour of the Olgerdin Brewery in Reykjavik. Your one-hour brewery tour introduces you to the history of alcohol in Iceland and the unique drinking culture that's fostered there. With plenty of Icelandic beers and a shot of Brennivin schnapps to sample, your Reykjavik brewery tour is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

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Golden Circle Full Day Tour from Reykjavik by Minibus

145 Reviews


Visit the popular sights of the Golden Circle on this 8-hour tour from Reykjavik. Ride through the Icelandic countryside in a minibus to Thingvellir National Park, Gulfoss Waterfall, Geysir, and Faxi Waterfall. Complimentary snacks, beverages and on-board WiFi are included.

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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour plus Blue Lagoon Spa from Reykjavik

145 Reviews


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 (Visitor pass and entrance fees included).

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Northern Lights Viewing Cruise from Reykjavik

144 Reviews


See the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, from a comfortable boat on this unique cruise from Reykjavik. Leave Iceland’s coast to experience this natural phenomenon far away from the city lights. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you learn about the myths and scientific phenomena of the lights from your expert local guide.

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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour

141 Reviews


If you’ve only got a short time in Reykjavik and you want to see all the major sights, take this 2.5-hour sightseeing 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 center of Laugardalur.

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Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing Small-Group Adventure from Reykjavik

135 Reviews


Embark on an adventurous journey from Reykjavik to Iceland’s Sólheimajökull Glacier. Your expert guide will take you glacier hiking and ice climbing on this magnificent natural phenomenon -- a rugged, raw and ever-changing hub of ancient frozen water. Take in the spectacular views while exploring one of Iceland's most beautiful and striking natural wonders. No experience is necessary!

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Viking Horse-Riding Tour and Blue Lagoon Including Admission Fee

128 Reviews


For an Icelandic experience with a difference, ride a Viking horse in the morning or early afternoon and then spend the rest of the day relaxing at the Blue Lagoon on this exciting day trip from Reykjavik.

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Golden Circle Afternoon Tour from Reykjavik

126 Reviews


Explore the unique volcanic and arctic nature of Iceland. This Golden Circle Afternoon tour is a shorter version of the Grand Golden Circle tour and a great way to get out of the city for an afternoon.

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City Sightseeing Reykjavik Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

123 Reviews


See the top attractions in Reykjavik on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour! You'll see all the beautiful sights of the city in a comfortable and secure environment, with full commentary provided. Some of the sights you will see include Reykjavik harbor, Reykjavik pond, town hall, the National Gallery of Iceland and the Laugardalur thermal pools and spa. Tickets are valid for 24 hours.

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SuperSaver: Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure from Reykjavik

105 Reviews


Go cave exploring and snorkeling in one incredible day on this day trip from Reykjavik. Visit Iceland's Gjábakkahellir cave and the Silfra fissure, both located in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Thingvellir National Park. Alongside your guide, discover the depths of some of Iceland's most stunning natural wonders as you explore a mysterious cave and snorkel in a pristine, dream-like underground pool.

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Viking Horse Riding and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

99 Reviews


Want to meet the small but mighty Icelandic horse and get in the most popular tour in Iceland all in one day? If so, you won’t want to miss the Viking Horse and Golden Circle Tour. You’ll ride through the gorgeous Icelandic landscape on a horse descended from the first horses to set hoof on the island in the Viking-Age and then visit the most iconic sites in Iceland: Thingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir geothermal area.

It's a nature-lover's dream, and the best way to make the most of your visit to Reykjavik.

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Puffin Express Cruise to Akurey from Reykjavik

92 Reviews


See puffins up close on the puffin express tour from Reykjavik. The specially designed boat takes you close to the rocky shore of Akurey island to see the lovely seabirds in their natural environment. Learn about the puffins and other seabirds in the area from your knowledgeable onboard guide.

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Golden Circle Express Tour Including Optional Blue Lagoon Admission from Reykjavik

88 Reviews


The Golden Circle is a collection of Iceland's most famous natural wonders and a must-see for any visitor to Iceland. You will see the famous erupting geyser and hot springs, experience the spectacular Gullfoss Waterfall and walk in the footsteps of Vikings through the lava canyon where the American and Eurasian continents have dramatically pulled apart in Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park. In addition to a live guide, the tour also comes equipped with a personal computer tablet in each seat complete with an audio guide in 10 languages.

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Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik plus Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier

83 Reviews


This tour combines the very popular Golden Circle tour with the adventure of a lifetime - a one-hour snowmobile ride on Langjökull glacier, Iceland's second largest ice cap.

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South Coast Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik with Guide and Touchscreen Audio

82 Reviews


Explore beaches, glaciers, and volcanoes along the south coast of Iceland on this 11-hour day trip from Reykjavik. Travel along the southern shores of Iceland with a guide and gain insight into the natural features for which the country is famous. Along the way, take in sites of interest including the Hekla and Eyjafjalljökull volcanoes, the islands of Vestmannaeyjar, Reynisfjara beach, and the Sólheimajökull glacier. Watch the surging currents at the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, and marvel at the beauty of the Icelandic countryside. Tour includes round-trip travel from Reykjavik.

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Mountain Helicopter Tour with Summit Landing from Reykjavik

80 Reviews


Fly to a mountain top close to Reykjavik City on a short helicopter tour from Reykjavik, and enjoy bird’s-eye views of Iceland’s dramatic scenery. The morning or afternoon flight includes a touch down at the top of one of the mountains near the city.  Have your camera ready to capture breathtaking panoramic views, and then fly back to Reykjavik.This total duration of this tour is 30-45 minutes, approx. 15-20 minute guided helicopter flight and a 15 minute landing on a nearby mountain.

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Small-Group Golden Circle and Kerid Volcanic Crater Day Trip from Reykjavik

73 Reviews


The Golden Circle is the most visited and popular day trip in Iceland. It includes some of the most spectacular attractions in Iceland, including Thingvellir, Geysir, Gullfoss and the Kerid Volcanic Crater. Kerid crater is 270m wide and more than 55m deep, there is also a 14m deep lake at the bottom of the crater which makes the whole scene look really magical. This is an 8-hour small-group making it a more intimate experience.

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Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik

72 Reviews


Riding the Icelandic horse is must-do at least once during your visit. It connects you to Icelandic history and allows you to experience the most authentic travel method there is in Iceland. Lava tour is a more popular and ideal adventure for beginners as well as experienced. During the tour you will ride in beautiful landscape  with the view of lava, lakes, and mountains around you. For 1.5 to 2 hours, or 4 hours with transfer, your tour offers you a relaxing coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Included are riding helmets, rubber boots, rain wear, or warm outfit for your ride.

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Icelandic Horseback riding at Laxnes

72 Reviews


For all those interested in trying the Icelandic horse, a trek on the hardy, sure-footed Icelandic horse is an experience to remember. Whether you are a beginner or expert, old or young, these friendly horses with their alert and willing nature are indeed a pleasure to ride in their natural surroundings.

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Iceland Golden Circle Tour in from Reykjavík

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Embark on a 7- to 8-hour Golden Circle guided tour, departing from your Reykjavik hotel. Travel by comfortable minibus and experience one of Iceland's most popular day tours, which gets its name from the three places visited, some of Iceland's biggest attractions: Thingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall.

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Inside the Volcano: Small Group Thrihnukagigur Hike and Tour from Reykjavik

63 Reviews


Hungry for adventure? Journey into the depths of a dormant volcano on this exhilarating 5-hour expedition from Reykjavik. After a hike through the lava fields of the Blue Mountains, arrive at the rim of the Thrihnukagigur volcano. Don a helmet and harness, and descend by open elevator into the vast subterranean chamber. Ogle the rock walls and dome, and learn how Thrihnukagigur last erupted 4,000 years ago, filling the crater with burning lava, before ascending back up. Numbers are limited to maximum 18 people on this small-group tour for a personalized experience.

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Reykjavik City Walking Tour

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Explore the history and culture of the Icelandic capital on this 2.5-hour Reykjavik walking tour. Follow a 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 panoramic views out to the coast, and gain insight into Iceland’s Norse mythology at the statue garden of Einar Jónsson. Along the way, find out what sets Reykjavik apart from the world’s other capitals.

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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour

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Discover the piercing blue chunks of ice floating in the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon on this all-day tour. During a minibus tour, enjoy the scenic view along the South Coast of Iceland en route to the Jökulsárlón lagoon beneath the Vatnajökull Glacier complete with commentary from a professional guide in a small group setting.

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Golden Circle and Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Tour from Reykjavik

59 Reviews


Discover the otherworldly landscapes and relaxing thermal powers of Iceland on this day trip from Reyjavik. With a guide, soak up the views around Lake Thingvallavatn, and then follow the Golden Circle sightseeing route around its famous sites. View rugged Thingvellir National Park, the Geysir hot springs, and Gullfoss Waterfall, and stop on route at the Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths, a spa overlooking Lake Laugarvatn. Bathe in the warm outdoor pools, rejuvenate in the steam cabins, or relax with drinks or snacks (own expense) at the cafe.

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Golden Circle Evening Trip from Reykjavik

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Explore the best of Iceland — ‘land of fire and ice’ — on this 5-hour Golden Circle tour from Reykjavik. Travel out of the capital to Thingvellir National Park with your guide and gain insight into the area’s unique geology. Learn of Althingi, one of the oldest parliamentary institutions in the world; admire the raw power of the mighty Gullfoss waterfall; and watch boiling water erupt from the Strokkur geyser in the Haukadalur geothermal area. Visit the ancient seat of the Icelandic bishops and discover centuries of Icelandic heritage.

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Day Trip to Iceland's Beautiful South Coast from Reykjavik

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Join this fascinating full-day tour and discover Iceland's South Coast for yourself!

You'll start with visiting two magnificent waterfalls: Seljalandsfoss, where you can walk behind and Skógarfoss, unique and powerful waterfall which comes directly from two glaciers, Eyjafjallajokull and Myrdalsjokull. Challenge yourself and climb 370 steps to the top and you will get breathtaking view of Iceland's coastline as a reward.

Soon after you will explore small peninsula, Cape “Dyrhólaey” with amazing rock formations and magnificent view from the top. Then you will head towards famous Reynisfjara, black sand beach voted by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 non-tropical beaches to visit on the planet. Last but not least you will take a walk to the edge of Sólheimajökull glacier with its amazing ice formations and beautiful surroundings. 

Don’t delay in booking this unique day tour - it's a must for those who want to witness diversity and power of Icelandic nature!

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