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Hand-picked trips from The Reykjavík Grapevine. Everything you need to know: Golden Circle, Volcanoes, Glaciers, Whale Watching, Northern Lights

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The Classic Golden Circle Tour

The Classic Golden Circle Tour

Visit Iceland’s most popular natural attractions, including Geysir, the Gullfoss waterfall and Þingvellir national park, expertly guided in 10 languages!

7 hours and 30 minutes

ISK 8,490

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Golden Circle & Snorkeling at Silfra | Free Photos & Small Group

Golden Circle & Snorkeling at Silfra | Free Photos & Small Group

Snorkeling North American and Eurasian tectonic plates and Sightseeing: Þingvellir, Geysir, Gullfoss

GV Recommends: Golden Circle - Platinum Tour / Small group

GV Recommends: Golden Circle - Platinum Tour / Small group

Secret Lagoon, Friðheimar tomato farm, Gullfoss, Geysir and Þingvellir (max 12 people)

Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon

Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon

This tour will take you to all three attractions of the popular Golden Circle Tour, sightseeing directly from Reykjavik, with an added visit to the unique Secret Lagoon.

South Coast Tour & Glacier Hike From Reykjavík

South Coast Tour & Glacier Hike From Reykjavík

South Coast, where you will see the amazing Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Skógafoss waterfall, and Reynisfjara black sand beach and glacier walk at Sólheimajökull.

The Classic South Coast Tour

The Classic South Coast Tour

Journey with us along the southern coast of Iceland for a day of amazing nature, expertly guided in 10 languages!

10 hours and 30 minutes

ISK 12,950

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Things To Do In Reykjavík

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Reykjavik Walking Tour - Walk with a Viking

Reykjavik Walking Tour - Walk with a Viking

Tour brings the history of Iceland to life with interesting stories and Icelandic mythology.

Perlan - Wonders of Iceland

Perlan - Wonders of Iceland

Perlan - Walk through a 100-meter-long real Ice Cave, feel the power of volcanoes, earthquakes and geothermal energy and see a 10 m high realistically rendered bird cliff

FlyOver Iceland

FlyOver Iceland

FlyOver Iceland is an immersive flight experience. The ride utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give the guest the feeling of flight.

Whale Watching In Reykjavík

Whale Watching In Reykjavík

Unless you’re a whale biologist or Faroese whale hunter, it’s not very often you can see a whale breach and hear its lungs blast water into the cool ocean air.

GV Recommends: The Reykjavik CatWalk

GV Recommends: The Reykjavik CatWalk

Follow in the Paw Prints of cats since the settlement of Iceland and visit to the one and only Reykjavik Cat Coffeehouse

Icelandic Mythical Walk

Icelandic Mythical Walk

We will tell you all about the Icelandic Elves, Trolls, Ghosts

1 hour and 30 minutes

ISK 4,880

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Icelandic Whiskey - Eimverk Distillery Tour in Reykjavík

Icelandic Whiskey - Eimverk Distillery Tour in Reykjavík

Eimverk Distillery is Icelands’ first and only whisky distillery and a perfect destination for whiskey fans and for anyone interested in Icelandic Spirits.

Northern Lights by Boat with a Backup Plan

Northern Lights by Boat with a Backup Plan

Sail out from Reykjavík in search for the beautiful Aurora Borealis!

Whale Watching & Whales of Iceland Exhibition

Whale Watching & Whales of Iceland Exhibition

Beautiful animals in the wild and then see full-scale models of them

Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Traditional Icelandic Food

Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Traditional Icelandic Food

Food Lovers’ Tour samples at least 15 different Icelandic dishes; both traditional classics and modern favourites

Entrance to Aurora Reykjavík

Entrance to Aurora Reykjavík

Take a walk through history and learn how people and cultures around the world saw the Northern Lights via legends and myths connected to this amazing phenomenon

Whales Of Iceland Museum Admission

Whales Of Iceland Museum Admission

Experience the 23 life-size models at the Whales of Iceland Exhibition

1 hour and 30 minutes

ISK 6,800

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Heli Happy Hour

Heli Happy Hour

Breath-taking views of Reykjavik as you overfly the city and land on one of the table top mountains

45 minutes

ISK 38,900

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Wonders of Iceland + Áróra show

Wonders of Iceland + Áróra show

Step inside the only planetarium in Iceland and take a visual journey through the unique landscape of Iceland to observe Northern Lights

Reykjavik Beer & Booze Tour

Reykjavik Beer & Booze Tour

The Reykjavik Beer & Booze Tour is your chance to get to know the best Icelandic craft beers or spirits for you to enjoy while in Iceland

2 hours and 30 minutes

ISK 10,900

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Reykjavík City Card 72 hours

Reykjavík City Card 72 hours

Access to pools, buses, museums, zoo and family park

Reykjavík City Card 24 hours

Reykjavík City Card 24 hours

Access to pools, buses, museums, zoo and family park

Hop On - Hop Off - City Sightseeing 24 hours

Hop On - Hop Off - City Sightseeing 24 hours

Take a bus tour with City Sightseeing and explore Reykjavík at your leisure, with the opportunity to hop on and off at conveniently 16 located bus stops

Reykjavík City Card 48 hours

Reykjavík City Card 48 hours

Access to pools, buses, museums, zoo and family park

Sky Lagoon Pure Pass

Sky Lagoon Pure Pass

Pure Pass includes admission, the Sky Ritual and public change facilities.

The Reykjavík Grapevine has written about Iceland, both life and travel, since 2003. Today we use our expertise in travel journalism to select and offer our favourite tours, from trusted operators, with a focus on offering reasonable prices through direct sales from operators. The profits are used to fund Grapevine journalism.

Not sure where to begin? Then click here for our Grapevine Starter Pack which is perfect for first-time visitors to Iceland, or click here for our Premium Pack which is great for anyone who wants to travel in style. For those who just need a little inspiration, our Best Of Iceland section contains a number of great experiences that have won awards from our team at the Reykjavík Grapevine.