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City Sightseeing Reykjavik: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Northern Lights Planetarium Show

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    Reykjavik hop-on, hop-off tour: October - April: Departs from 9:30am to 4:15pm, every 45 minutes; May - September: Departs from 9:30am to 4:30pm, every 30 minutes.

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Planetarium Show: Open from 9am to 6pm

  • Duration

    Reykjavik hop-on, hop-off tour: 24 hours
    Planetarium Show: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
  • Admission to Northern Lights Planetarium show at Perlan
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (16+)
  • Child (12-15)
  • Infant (0-11)

Key Highlights

  • Discover Reykjavik at your own pace and get deep insights into the elusive Northern Lights
  • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and explore the city at your own pace
  • Your ticket is valid for 24 hours; take a full tour or hop off to explore the sites and hop back on when you’re ready
  • Learn about the science behind the formation of spectacular Northern Lights with a planetarium show
  • See the stunning Aurora Borealis come to life in a visual spectacle
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted

Overview

Explore Reykjavik with convenient and hassle-free hop-on, hop-off services in the city. This fantastic combo ticket also includes admission to Reyjavik’s popular attraction, Wonders of Iceland.

CITY SIGHTSEEING REYKJAVIK HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR

Board this Hop-on Hop-off Bus to see Reykjavik on your own terms! The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour allows for a flexible experience of the city while making sure you don’t miss any of the sights.

Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for whale spotting or visit the museum, and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for 24 hours. Witness the famous landmarks and attractions of this modern city and admire the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains and the ocean. Take in a breath of fresh air on the top deck and marvel at the 360 degrees view of the city.

Informative audio commentary is provided in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Russian and Icelandic so you won’t miss a thing!

Major Reykjavik attractions covered by the route are:

  • Harpa Concert Hall
  • Reykjavik City Hall
  • The Old Harbour
  • Maritime Museum
  • National Museum
  • Perlan
  • Laugardalur Valley
  • Hofoi House


NORTHERN LIGHTS PLANETARIUM

Before witnessing the Northern Lights in real, learn about its formation and the mystery behind Mother Nature’s greatest showstoppers.

Watch Áróra, the first ever 8K Northern Lights Planetarium film and journey through the unique landscape of Iceland, across space and time. See the elusive auroras in a new perspective as you understand the science behind it and stories that passed on since generations. Get up, close and watch how these lights emerge in outer space and are visible from ground as coloured arcs. Some of the best musicians, photographers and scientists from Iceland came together to bring you this visual extravaganza.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Reykjavik hop-on, hop-off tour: 24 hours
    Planetarium Show: 1 hour

  • Start time

    Reykjavik hop-on, hop-off tour: October - April: Departs from 9:30am to 4:15pm, every 45 minutes; May - September: Departs from 9:30am to 4:30pm, every 30 minutes.

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Planetarium Show: Open from 9am to 6pm

  • Meeting Point

    Reykjavik hop-on, hop-off tour: You may board the bus at any stop.

    Planetarium Show: Make your way to Wonders of Iceland, Varmahlíð 1, 105 Reykjavík.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
  • Admission to Northern Lights Planetarium show at Perlan

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule.  However, Reykjavik is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

The exhibition timings may change on holidays or other special events.

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