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Secret Lagoon Tickets and Tours

Wash away the day’s trek with the Secret Lagoon Iceland tickets! Iceland’s oldest pool provides exquisite, scenic views and a sensuous warm bath, without the crowds. Whether you are staying nearby or just passing through, a Secret Lagoon tour needs to be on your must-do list. With soothing warm water, nearby hot springs, and a local geyser, what more could you want? Soak in the naturally heated waters as the Northern Lights begin to shine. Then, take a stroll under the Aurora Borealis while hunting for the unique geothermal features that have made Iceland famous.
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Our tips for Secret Lagoon

  • No shoes, no shirt, no problem. While you might think that the bottom of the secret lagoon is rocky and treacherous, it’s not. The smooth, black lava rock means you can leave your pool shoes at home.
  • Put on your birthday suit. Everybody is required to shower prior to jumping into the Secret Lagoon. Also, there are no stalls or dividers. Mentally prepare yourself for mass nakedness!
  • Everybody out of the pool! Make sure you set aside time to walk around. The scenery is beautiful, and you’ll find several hot springs as well as an active geyser!
  • Save those pennies. Traveling on a budget? No problem! Save a little money during your Secret Lagoon trip by availing yourself of the Secret Lagoon Locker Room. The Secret Lagoon underwent a significant overhaul and now boasts a modern locker room with showers. The best part is you can store your belongings for free! Renting a towel costs money, however. So, just bring your own!
  • Go for the combo. With the Golden Circle Guided Tour, get the best of both worlds.

Good to know

Locally known as Gamla Laugin, the Secret Lagoon is the oldest pool in Iceland that was made way back in 1891. During peak activity, the nearby Litli Geysir erupts every five minutes, approximately. The annual average temperature of the hot springs is between 38° and 40° Celsius. The water is rich in sulfur and other minerals. Icelandic ladies used to do laundry in the warm waters of the hot springs near the Secret Lagoon. From 1947, this lagoon was forgotten until 2005 when it came out of oblivion. The Secret Lagoon was re-opened on the 7th of June 2014, and it is now a busier site than ever

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book Secret Lagoon Tour in Reykjavík?

    Generally speaking, the best time for your Secret Lagoon vacation is in July and August. These two months see the warmest temperatures, the least amount of rain, and the most daylight. It’s perfect for floating around lazily. However, if you’d like to see the Aurora Borealis while you’re taking a dip, then come February to March or September to October, especially during the spring and fall equinoxes.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    Nearly every visitor on a Secret Lagoon tour flies into Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport. From there, it’s over an hour’s drive in a rental car. Take Route 1 (The Ring Route) southeast to Route 30 north (Skeiða- og) and after about 30 kilometers, turn right at Hvammvegur (Ravine Way). From there, it is less than a kilometer to the Secret Lagoon. Taxis and public buses are to be avoided as both are very expensive.

  • Q: What is the difference between Blue Lagoon and Secret Lagoon?

    Blue Lagoon is man-made whereas Secret Lagoon is all-natural. Blue Lagoon is situated in the center of a lava field and is abundant in silica. Secret Lagoon lies in the fertile green region of one of the most active geothermal areas in Iceland and is rich in sulfur.

  • Q: How warm is the water at the Secret Lagoon?

    Secret Lagoon stays at about 38 to 40 degrees Celsius year round and is quite warm.

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