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Reykjanes Peninsula and Blue Lagoon

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Highlights

  • Drive across one of Iceland's most incredible geothermal landscapes on the Reykjanes Peninsula
  • See lava cones and craters of different sizes and shapes on Reykjanes Peninsula
  • Admire the lighthouse, basalt cliffs and a rich bird life on the peninsula's tip
  • Take a dip in the revitalizing waters of a geothermal spa

Overview

Take a memorable drive across the lava-scarred terrain of the Reykjanes Peninsula, where geological furies have given shape to landscapes of rare and haunting beauty.

See a beautiful lighthouse that stands like a sentinel on the tip of the peninsula and try to catch a glimpse of the majestic Northern Gannet alighting in the skies.

Take a trip to a relaxing geothermal spa, where you can sink into the reviving waters and enjoy a moment of cathartic calm.

Itinerary

You will be picked up by bus from your hotel in Reykjavik for this Reykjanes Peninsula and Blue Lagoon Tour. You’ll be accompanied by an English-speaking guide that will help tease out the mysteries of the stirring Icelandic landscape.

Drive out of the capital to the Reykjanes Peninsula, where the mid-Atlantic ridge rises from the ocean. More than half of the peninsula is covered with lava flows, some of which are only a few hundred years old. You will see lava cones and craters of all shapes and sizes, which bespeak the mercurial volcanic activity of the area.

Head for the lighthouse on the westernmost tip of the peninsula, an area rich with bird life in the summer.

Continue through the lava fields to the quaint fishing village of Grindavík, which will give you a sense of small-town life in Iceland.

Close out your tour with a trip to the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa where you can bathe in soothing blue-green waters as steam rises in spectral wisps from the surface.

If you are short on time and are not able to fit the Blue Lagoon into your schedule, a transfer is provided to Keflavik International Airport or back to Reykjavik.

All others will be returned to their Reykjavik hotel after a relaxing time at the lagoon.

See the list of Reykjavik hotels from which hotel pick up is offered

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Reviews

Thoroughly enjoyable trip. Service was great from pickup and drop off at hotel to the information provided en route to destinations. We were unfortunate with the weather, but it... dr gareth butterfield

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

15 May – 15 Sep: Daily

Duration

Varies

Start time

Tour start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Pick-up from hotel or guesthouse at 0730h (07:30am)
Duration: Varies

Meeting point

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.)

Ending point

You may choose to return to Reykjavik. Departures from the Blue Lagoon to Reykjavik are as follows: 1200h (12:00 noon) 1500h (3:00pm), 1715h (5:15pm) and 1900h (7:00pm)

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in a bus
  • English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon

Do/Dont's

Don’t forget your camera

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Please note

Pick-up from hotels and guesthouses is 30 minutes before start time
The itinerary can be altered or changed according to weather and road conditions
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details
Pick-up is available from major hotels and guesthouses in the greater Reykjavik area. Pick-up services are not provided from private addresses.
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.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • For your comfort, safety and convenience while in Iceland we work with a supplier who:
  • Has one of the youngest coach fleet in Iceland. Comfortable coaches with air condition, seatbelts and free WiFi.
  • Offers pick up and drop off service at all licensed hotels and guesthouses in the capital area that have at least 10 rooms.
  • Has a 24 hour telephone service which can be used by all customers while in Iceland
  • Is part of Gray Line – a world leader in sightseeing for more than 100 years.
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Cancellation policy

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  • 5Reviews (1)
  • ""Sunny" Reykjanes - only the Blue lagoon can dampen us (and not our spirits!)" Thoroughly enjoyable trip. Service was great from pickup and drop off at hotel to the information provided en route to destinations. We were unfortunate with the weather, but it...
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