Go spelunking in the wondrous lava tube caves and craters of Iceland and relax in the mystical waters of the Blue Lagoon.
You can opt just to explore the caves, or add on the Blue Lagoon option, which gives your day a combination of thrills and repose in equal measure.
As you make your way through the caves, behold fearsome stalactites that sparkle on the ceiling and many-colored rock formations sculpted by the dual artists of time and pressure.
The caves are unsullied by handrails or installations, allowing you to explore them in all their harsh and exacting beauty.
A knowledgeable guide and first-class equipment make for a safe and illuminating adventure.
This tour lets you wind down after your caving adventure at the Blue Lagoon, a tranquil geothermal spa where you are treated to an afternoon of complete ease.
Note: The Blue Lagoon will be closed for construction from 5 to 21 Jan 2016. Restaurants & shops will also be closed during this period.
You will be picked up by bus from your hotel/guesthouse in Reykjavik by an English-speaking guide that will lead you through the otherworldly caves and craters of Iceland, and to the relaxing Blue Lagoon.
Drive one hour outside Reykjavik to some of Iceland’s most spectacular lava tube caves, among geology’s most peculiar and magical masterworks.
When a red river of lava spews out of a live volcano and begins to harden into rock, there remains beneath the surface a tubular flow of lava. These underlying lava tubes leave in their wake a cave that can endure for millions of years.
Enter these incredible caves, where natural stalactites hang from the ceiling, and evocative rock formations of unusual colors wait around every corner.
Respect for nature and safety are of paramount importance on this tour. There are no handrails, lights or pre-installed tools in these caves; you will see them as they have stood for millennia, with the help of equipment provided by your guide.
Sometimes the cave floor is even, the walls are wide, and the ceiling is high. At other times, you will have to navigate irregular surfaces and proceed through low-ceilinged passages that require you to be on all fours.
Through it all, this tour will challenge the body and excite the imagination.
This tour lets you wind down after your caving adventure at the Blue Lagoon. The lagoon is a unique geothermal spa situated in the youngest lava field in west Iceland. Once there you are treated to perfect serenity - walk through the enchanted lava fields that surround the lagoon, bathe in the steamy blue-green waters, relax in a geothermal steam bath or release the stress from your shoulders under a soothing waterfall.
Your time at the Blue Lagoon is at leisure. We do not include the bathing fee in the tour price as many people choose to simply wander and take in the beauty of the area or have a meal at the restaurant. If you wish to bathe you may pay the fee locally.
You will be dropped back at your hotel in Reykjavik at tour’s end.
I had a very good time in the caves, lava tubes, I felt it was too short though, including the time available for the Blue Lagoon. But it was a very interesting tour and I would...Yolanda Young
Saturdays and Sundays
Your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavik.
(Please mention your hotel / guesthouse details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Alternate meeting point: You can meet the tour directly at Holtagarðar 10, 104 Reykjavík. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.
Your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavik
Bring good walking shoes/hiking boots suitable for uneven surfaces
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.
Pick-up from hotels and guesthouses is 45 minutes before start time
Tour is not suitable for children under the age of 10 years. The tour is only suitable for those who can walk on uneven surfaces and stoop to all fours.
There are no handrails, lights or any pre-installed tools in or around the caves, however a guide accompanies you and takes you through.
Pick-up is available from major hotels and guesthouses in the greater Reykjavik area. Pick-up services are not provided from private addresses.
Many people who visit the Blue Lagoon choose not to bathe and to simply enjoy the spectacular surroundings. For this reason, to offer the best value to all our customers, we do not include the entrance fee in the tour price.
The fee to bathe at the Blue Lagoon is not included in the price. If you wish to bathe you will need to pay the following fees: Adults 16 years and over approx €40, Youth 14-15 years approx €20. Children under 13 may bathe for free if accompanied by a full paying adult. A charge also applies if you wish to hire towels approx €5, bathing suits approx €5, bathrobe €10 and slippers €8.
The Blue Lagoon will be closed for construction from 5 to 21 Jan 2016. Restaurants & shops will also be closed during this period.
See the Cancellation policy for this product