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

  • Duration: 24 Hours
  • Difficulty: Very easy
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  • Location: Meet on location
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The Reykjavik Tour in 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 located bus stops. This bus pass is valid for 24 hours so you take your time to enjoy a full day of Reykjavik.

It's a city that boasts the best of both worlds; a modern, trendy and forward-looking capital whilst at the same time being so close to its unspoiled nature. Reykjavik truly is a magical place to behold.

Reykjavik Museums and Attractions

You might be interested in the different attractions at our stops like Perlan museum to see the Wonders of Iceland exhibition and the Northern Lights Planetarium show or the Whales of Iceland and FlyOver Iceland experience in the Grandi district. Check out our brochure with a map of all the stops for further information.  

Reykjavik City Sightseeing Stops:

1. Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre

The stunning concert hall and conference centre is the latest landmark in Reykjavík and houses both the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera.

2. Reykjavik Old Harbour 

A colourful busy area with restaurants, shops and cafés. Various boat tours depart from the Old Harbour.

3. Reykjavík Maritime Museum

Explore the world of the Icelandic fisheries and coastal culture. The former coast guard vessel Óðinn is also docked there.

4. Whales of Iceland

The biggest whale exhibition in the world! Life-sized models, an interactive installation and virtual reality experience. Fun for all ages.

5. National Museum of Iceland 

The permanent exhibition Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland is a journey through time, from settlement to the present.

6. Lækjargata Hard Rock Café Reykjavik

Lækjargata - literally "stream street" - takes its name from the stream that once ran along the street. The famous Hard Rock Café is located in this street.

7. Laugavegur Shopping Street 

Strolling down Laugavegur you will find all kinds of shops, restaurants, cafés and bars - something for everyone.

8. Kjarvalsstaðir Art Museum 

It houses the works of one of Iceland´s most influential and recognized artists, Jóhannes Kjarval. You can also enjoy works from other leading Icelandic and foreign artists.

9. Hallgrímskirkja Church

The church spire is 73 m high, thus making this building the tallest one in Reykjavík city. The view from the tower is sublime.

10. BSÍ Bus Terminal 

Home of Reykjavik Excursions and the Flybus. From here you can join one of the many adventurous day tours heading outside the city or simply take the Flybus to Keflavík International Airport.

11. Perlan 

A glass dome built on top of six hot water tanks. Inside you will find a restaurant, café and the amazing Wonders of Iceland exhibition. The 360° view from the observation deck is spectacular.

12. Kringlan Shopping Mall 

Iceland´s first real shopping mall opened its doors in 1987 and currently includes over 180 shops and restaurants along with a cinema and a public library. Next to the mall is the Reykjavík City Theatre.

13. Hilton Nordica Reykjavík 

The hotel is formerly known as Hotel Esja, a name derived from the dramatically dominating Mt. Esja which provides a stunning backdrop to the capital area.

14. Laugardalur Valley 

Reykjavík´s housewives and housemaids washed laundry in geothermal hot springs here in Laugardalur until the early 20th century. Today the park is home to a swimming pool, sports centre, botanical garden and the Family Park and Zoo.

15. Skarfabakki Harbour (When cruise ships are in port)   

From here you can take a boat tour over to Viðey island, stroll along the coastline to downtown Reykjavík or come inside and rent a vehicle for the day at Enterprise rent-a-car. (When cruise ships are in port)  

16. Höfði House 

Höfði is considered to be one of the most historically significant buildings in Reykjavík. It was the location for the 1986 summit meeting of president Ronald Reagan and the general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, in order to end the Cold War. 

Click here for the City Sightseeing brochure.   

Itinerary

Harpa

Harpa The concert hall and conference centre is the latest landmark in Reykjavík and houses both the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera. 

What’s included

Hop-on, Hop- off access for 24 hours.

Free WiFi available.

  • Audio guide commentary in 8 languages (German, Italian, Swedish, Icelandic, French, Spanish, English & Japanese).  

Important information

Daily departures every 45 minutes (from 1 June 2021) from Harpa Concert Hall at 09:30, 10:15, 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:00, 14:45, 15:30 & 16:15

The full tour takes about 75-80 minutes to complete and departs from Harpa, Stop 1, every 45 minutes

You can hop on and hop off at any stop of your choosing, enjoying some discounts of attraction admission along the way

Kindly note that the bus is not running on:
• 17 June, The Icelandic Independence Day celebrations
• Reykjavík Pride parade either second or third Saturday in August
• Reykjavík Marathon and Reykjavík Cultural Night which is held annually the Saturday after 18 August, or on 18 August if it is a Saturday.
• 31st of December, New Year's Eve

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