Lava Field Safari - Minibus Tour - Reykjanes Peninsula

Lava Field Safari - Minibus Tour - GTI07

Reykjanes Peninsula and Hot Springs

Reykjanes lighthouse

Lighthouse on Reykjanes peninsula

Drive through a desert of lava fields... A unique safari through Icelandic landscape. On this minibus tour we will see an amazing cross-section if Icelandic nature. Reykjanes has it all. There you'll find volcanoes, hot springs, cliffs, lakes, a geothermal area and of course lava fields. We start by picking you up in Reykjavik but you have the option of being dropped off at the Blue Lagoon or even at KEF airport.

Price: 9 900 ISK per adult

Children (6 - 14): 50% discount

Children (0 - 5): Free

Duration: ~7 hours

Group maximum: 19 persons

Pickup: 08:30 - 09:00

Dropoff: Flexible (see below)

Available: Tue, Sat & Sun ~~ All year
From 1/1/18: Tue, Thu & Sat

Dropoff information:
You can choose:
KEF airport by 2:30 PM
Blue Lagoon by 2:45 PM
Reykjavik around 3:30 PM
Please note that you have to book your Blue Lagoon ticket in advance at bluelagoon.com

Tour highlights:
Reykjanes peninsula & lava fields
Kleifarvatn geothermal lake
Krýsuvík geothermal area
Gunnuhver steaming mud pools / hot springs
Reykjanesviti Lighthouse & bird cliffs
The Bridge between the continents

Included: minibus tour, English-speaking guide & entrance fees (except Blue Lagoon)

Bring with you: Warm clothes, sturdy shoes, (swimsuit & towel if you want to be dropped off at the Blue Lagoon).

Lunch: We will stop at a diner / restaurant on the way where you can buy lunch.

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Description

On this minibus tour we will traverse the rugged landscape of Reykjanes Peninsula, a UNESCO Global Geopark. Reykjanes has a lot of geothermal energy, seismic activity, and tectonic movements is hidden in plain sight, so this is truly an interesting tour for everyone who enjoys diverse nature. Although Reykjanes is the first encounter for most tourists that come to Iceland, it has been unjustly overlooked. Until now!

We pick you in Reykjavik and head out to our first stop, Lake Kleifarvatn. Set within a volcanic fissure, this large lake, around 100 metres deep, is said to be home to a strange, mythical creature. The lake is quite eerie and is surrounded by a jet black lavascape, black cliffs and black sand shores.Unique nature that offers a great photo opportunity

Hot hot springs

It's all about the hot hot springs

Prepare to be amazed by the colourful hills of Krysuvik, before continuing your way to Gunnuhver – geothermal area filled with bubbling mud pools. There is a ghost story embedded in its past, something that is quite common in Iceland. For those of you interested in wildlife, you will have the chance to see very diverse species of birds when standing on the cliffs of Valhnukar. If your interest lies more in urban development, you will get to see Iceland’s oldest and most popular lighthouse – Reykjanesviti.

Kleifarvatn lake

Kleifarvatn lake is beautifully set in a volcanic fissure between mountains

The highlight of the tour for many is without a doubt walking between the two continental plates, which involves walking over the so-called “Bridge between the continents”. This Reykjanes tour can be perfect for your last day as it combines a relatively unexplored part of Iceland with the proximity of both Keflavik airport (the international airport) and the Blue Lagoon. If you do not have a flight to catch, we will of course drop you off back in Reykjavik, where you can enjoy the rest of your day!

Hot springs Krysuvik

Enjoying the hot springs of Krysuvik Seltún

The airport drop off is suitable when your departure flight time is at 4:00 PM (16:00) and later.

Blue Lagoon: if you want to visit the Blue Lagoon, you need to book the ticket by yourself (at bluelagoon.com), we recommend to book for 3:00 PM (15:00). Make your reservation well in advance. You will have to take the bus back to Reykjavik by yourself, but there are regular buses and you can pay the fare on the bus.

Drop off at Reykjavik hotels: at ca 3:30 PM (15:30) which gives you time to rest in downtown Reykjavik.

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Reykjanes Lighthouse

Lighthouse on Reykjanes peninsula

Hot springs Krysuvik

Enjoying the hot springs of Krysuvik Seltún

Hot hot springs

It's all about the hot hot springs

Kleifarvatn lake

Kleifarvatn lake is beautifully set in a volcanic fissure between mountains

Gunnuhver hot spring

Gunnuhver hot spring

Blue Lagoon Iceland

Blue Lagoon, unforgettable

Map of the route

Map of the route

 

Map of the route

Map of the route

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Please note that if you want to be dropped off at the Blue Lagoon, you have to book your admission ticket in advance at bluelagoon.com.

 

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