The Wonders of Reykjanes & Blue Lagoon


The Wonders of Reykjanes & Blue Lagoon

Discover the dramatic volcanic landscapes and history of the Reykjanes Peninsula, before relaxing in the famed Blue Lagoon

Highlights: Lava fields • Hot springs • The bridge between two continents • Viking World Museum & Viking ship Icelander • The Blue Lagoon

Activities: Sightseeing Tours in Iceland
Price per person:
12500 ISK

Tour description

This tour is a wonderful opportunity to see the extraordinary lava landscapes of the Reykjanes Peninsula, as well as do some cultural exploration, then relax in the he Blue Lagoon, where you can stay for as long as it's open.

We travel across lava fields, sighting bubbling hot springs; then along black sand beaches, past picturesque lighthouses, stopping at the spot where you can walk across the bridge between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates.

We visit Víkingaheimar, Viking World Museum, where you can learn about the area’s history, as well as see the exhibitions relating to Vikings, Viking ships and ancient voyages of discovery. A highlight is being able to step aboard a replica of the Viking ship Icelander and get a sense of the Viking voyages era.  Please note that you might come across horses on this tour. Please let your tour operator know if you are alergic to horses or other house animals.

After a day of great sightseeing, interesting and fun experiences, we stop at the Blue Lagoon before returning to Reykjavik.

What’s included

  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Admission to the ON Geothermal Energy Exibition
  • Free pickup is at hotels & guesthouses in Reykjavik 30 minutes before departure

Info

  • Season: All year 
  • Duration: 09:00 - 17:00 or longer, depending on the length of your stay at the Blue Lagoon
  • Departures: Mondays and Fridays at 09:00
  • Pick up at hotels & guesthouses 30 minutes before departure

Price

Adults: ISK 12.500

Teenagers 12-15: ISK 6250

Childre 0-11 Free

Optional

Longer stay at the Blue Lagoon
Please note: Entrance to the Blue Lagoon bathing area is not included in the price. Please book your entry on bluelagoon.com

You will usually arrive at the Blue Lagoon between 16:00 and 17:00. If you wish to spend more time at the Blue Lagoon, or bathe in the Blue Lagoon, you can return to Reykjavik according to the bus schedule below:

  • Return details - from Blue Lagoon to Reykjavik:
  • All year: Every hour from 10:15-23:15.  May 26-August 20: 00:15 and 01:15

Details

Reykjanes Peninsula is located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, one of the world's major tectonic plate boundaries. This is where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates are continuously drifting apart, having created huge rifts as a result of the tension that builds up as the plates diverge. The Leif the Lucky's Bridge, known as the Bridge between two continents, is a small footbridge over a major fissure at Sandvik, where you can clearly see evidence of this activity.

Note 

● The drop off in Reykjavik may sometimes not be right in front of your hotel/guesthouse due to narrow streets and actual coach size used during the tour.

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