Snaefellsnes Peninsula Day Tour - Winter and Summer - EI28

Kirkjufell Mountain, Djupalonssandur Black Sand Beach, a Glacier, Lava Cave and more

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Snaefellsnes Peninsula is a world of diversity, comprising many of Iceland's unique features on one peninsula. It is a legendary area of magic and beauty, immortalized in Jules Verne's Journey to the Centre of the Earth. We will also visit a cave on the way.

Operated in a minibus

Small groups & personal service

Duration: ~12 hours

Pick-up: 08:00 - 08:30

Group maximum: 19 persons

Available: All year

Age limit: 6 years

Difficulty: Easy

Tour Highlights:
  • Small Group Experience
  • Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Kirkjufell Mountain
  • Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall
  • Arnarstapi village
  • Vatnshellir Cave (optional)
  • Snæfellsjökull National Park
  • Black Sand beaches
  • Djúpalónssandur beach
  • Saxhóll Crater Views
  • Berserker lava field
  • Snaefellsjokull glacier
  • Borgarnes town
  • Búðakirkja
  • Miðgjá stone bridge
  • Free WiFi on bus


Pick up & drop off in Reykjavik, free WiFi and an English guided minibus tour.

Optional extra:

(Recommended) The caving tour to Vatnshellir cave is optional (see price in booking engine). For those who do not book the caving tour, you can take a short walk around the area with your guide.

Not included:

Lunch (We stop at a local restaurant/diner)

Bring with you:

Warm clothes, sturdy shoes. A camera is also a good idea. You can rent hiking shoes and waterproof clothing in the booking engine.

Aerial footage from Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Mt Kirkjufell - Image gallery

Djupalonssandur Black Sand Beach

Gerduberg basalt rock columns

19 990 per adult

Children (6-15): 14 993


Worried that your travel plans might change? Book your tour more than 21 days in advance with a 10% deposit & pay the rest 14 days before departure. Alternatively, you can pay full price and get a 5% early bird discount! Choose the deposit or full payment option in the third step of your checkout.

Review on TripAdvisor

"I booked the tour to Snæfellsnes and it was an awesome day. Sunny weather, a nice group (about 20 people) and the tour guide David also did a great job. I especially liked the walk along the coastline and the visit in the lava cave."

Tour Description

The tour begins with collection from your hotel in Reykjavik and progress west towards Snaefellsness peninsula, following a scenic route of dramatic landscapes. We will make a short stop in Borgarnes for refreshments, allowing you to pick up supplies for the day ahead.

We'll drive to the northern coast os Snaefellsnes, where we'll come across a spectacular lava field named Berserkjahraun. According to Viking legends, this is the place where two Swedish "berserkers“ forged Iceland‘s first road, which went over to the south side of the peninsula through a highland pass.

Then, we'll travel through an area surrounded by particularly beautiful mountains. The area is home to one of the peninsula‘s most photographed iconic landmarks Kirkjufell. This symmetrical mountain towers 463 m (1519 ft) up from the shoreline, “church mount” is its name translated to English and you can see why.

We'll make a stop here and explore the two waterfalls named Kirkjufellsfossar. Don't forget your camera/phone in the bus! This is one of the most picturesque locations in all of Iceland!

kirkjufell mountain rainbow

Rainbow over Kirkjufell mountain

Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall

Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall and the lonely mountain

Black Sand Beach Djúpalónssandur

We'll drive around the tip of the peninsula and enjoy the extraordinary landscape. We'll have an amazing view of the volcanic crater Saxhóll, before arriving at Djúpalónssandur. The epic a black-pebbled beach offers stark views out to the ocean, hair raising rock formation and fascinating histories of shipwrecks.

djupalonssandur black sand beach

Djupalonssandur black sand beach


Next up is a visit to the idyllic Arnarstapi fishing village where you‘ll take a walk through the extraordinary landscape and admire the coastal rock formations. While in town, you'll have the opportunity to visit Miðgjá stone bridge, a natural stone arch off the coast. 

Just east of the town, we'll stop by the tiny, 19th-century wooden church called Búðakirkja. 

Arnarstapi natural bridge

Natural bridge, Snaefellsnes peninsula

vatnahellir cave stairs

This spiral staircase is certainly a unique experience

Lava Cave Vatnshellir

From there we drive to Vatnshellir lava cave located in the Snæfellsjökull National Park, close to the glacier which is the setting Jules Verne chose for the start of his famous adventure. The cave is optional (see price in the booking engine). If you do not book the caving tour, you can take a short walk around the area with your guide while the other guests go caving. Note that you can also wait in the car if you want.

Exploring Vatnshellir you‘ll descend into a subterranean world of stalactites, stalagmites, and strange lava formations. The glow of your headlight may form eerie shapes and shadows, which dance across the walls of the cave. The caving is short, very easy, and suitable for everyone.

Heading back to Reykjavik, we have a chance to take in the view of the Natural Heritage Site of Gerðuberg, home to a beautiful belt of basalt columns in impossibly geometric shapes.

On our way home we stop once again at Borgarnes for a quick break, before heading back to Reykjavik.

We drop-off to your hotel, allowing the day's magic to sink in deep.

gerduberg basalt rock columns

Gerduberg basalt rock columns

Read customer reviews

Center of the Earth - Rated 4.9/5 based on 75 customer reviews

Snaefellsnes Pennisula Tour

5 by Jana July 16, 2019
The tour was spectacular! The famous Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss were beautiful, the lava fields and black beach were breathtaking, the cliff walk along Arnarstapi was scenic and the cave tour was thrilling! So much packed into one day. Hoffe was an amazing guide who was eager to tell many different sagas about the area and Iceland, as well as happily answer any questions we had.

Relaxing and cultural tour

4.8 by Giulia July 12, 2019
The guide was great: he told us many information and stories (saga) about places, Icelanders, and culture. We learnt a lot and he was happy to answer all our questions. We also had a grasp of Icelandic humor - he was very funny and engaging. The tour is a bus tour, hiking abilities are definitely not required. Maybe slightly boring for young kids, but for adults interested in seeing many beautiful places in one day it’s perfect. The visit to Vatnshellir is highly recommended.

Caves and glaciers

5 by Crystalice July 10, 2019
This was a great tour...lots of driving but the sites were good. The cave tour was the highlight glad we paid extra to go down. The shoreline in the little village was extremely beautiful. I didnt know water could be that clear and that color. Amazing. Lunch at the munch wagon was fantastic too. Best fish & chips ever. Our guide was informative

Perfect peninsula trip!

5 by Annette July 8, 2019
I had an amazing time on this trip. 13 hours of breathtaking views, fun stop offs, a volcano climb, Game of Thrones mountain, black sandy beaches, lovely lunch stop. Our guide was knowledgeable and one stop ahead of the mass tourist trips. Will book another next time i go. Recommend this 100%.

Snaefellsnes tour

5 by Claire from Australia June 20, 2019
This tour was one of the highlights of our recent visit to Iceland. It took in everything I’d hoped to see and more. From Djúpalónssandur black pebble beach to the many views of Snaefellsjokull, the tour allowed us to see the iconic scenery of Iceland up close. It’s a very big day, and basic fitness is required as there are several walks included. The optional tour of Vatnshellir cave requires good mobility as the staircase is very steep and the path inside the cave is uneven. On the whole it’s an incredible day which I highly recommend.

Not recommended

2 by Joseph June 16, 2019
This tour enables you (if you're Reykjavik-based during your stay and don't have a car/can't drive) to see a very nice part of the country, with lots of well known sights. However, we had to spend a lot of time in the minivan for the amount of time we spent seeing things, all the stops felt very rushed and the tour guide, while he did tell some interesting stories in the minivan about what we were seeing, was pretty unenthusiastic overall. Furthermore, the trip we took deviated from that advertised on the website - the tour was done the other way around and one of the sights (a walk through an old fishing village) was completely omitted. I can only assume the altered route was for the tour guide's benefit (at the first stop he left us to go and see his Mum in the local village - perhaps if the first stop had been the last stop she wouldn't have been free). Moreover, the guide was closer to a bus driver than a guide, waiting in the minivan at the stops and giving us no more guidance other some stories in the minivan and a warning at one of stops to be careful of the 'sneaky waves'. In conclusion, I do not recommend.

Great time

5 by Emily April 10, 2019
"Saga leif, our tour guide, was remarkable. Started our long day with peppy attitude and had many facts to share on our long rides. Easy to talk to and had us stop for a lunch for some authentic food in small little town. Had a great time Overall!"

Amazing tour

5 by The Shrack family April 9, 2019
We had a wonderful day with our two kids (8/9) on this tour. The size was perfect, the guide (Saga) was amazing and even the bus was comfortable and included great WiFi which kept kids happy on the long drive! We saw everything we wanted to and even though it was a long day (12 hr tour) it was well paced. The price was very reasonable and we would highly recommend this company!


5 by Ts Ong April 7, 2019
"Tours itinerary was excellent. Drivers are nice n professional. All tours operated in small group which is a plus point. Pick up is punctual n coach r clean n comfortable."

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

5 by Catherine April 3, 2019
Great tour to give you a small taste of the Peninsula if you only have one day to do it! The stops were short and the drive was long, but the countryside that you pass is part of the beauty of the tour. I would highly recommend the cave tour. It was amazing and memorable! The pick up and drop off were on time and flawless. The only thing that would have made it better would have been a stop at a geothermal pool. Thanks Arctic Adventures!

West peninsula tour

5 by Rachel March 23, 2019
I loved our tour guide. She was so knowledgeable and told great stories about everything we saw and the Icelandic culture. She was also very easy to talk to in general throughout the tour. I don’t remember her name (because I couldn’t pronounce it) but she told us to call her “E” and I would highly recommend her!

Snæfellsbær trip

5 by Isabel March 21, 2019
"Fantastic trip. Was a long day but worth it. Would recommend this trip. The lava cave was interesting and guides were good. Our guide on the trip was excellent."

Fab day out with a fab guide

5 by Anna Hamblett March 21, 2019
"Loved the tour.. Long 12 hour day but never felt too long, enough stops to keep you interested. The weather was outstandingly perfect... Blue sky and snow.. Wowzers the scenery was brilliant. And to top it all we had a brilliant, funny and patient guide in Albert. He had to wait 20 minutes for a woman who basically did not bother to return on time which made him late to take us to our Lava tunnel tour. Big thumbs up to Albert and this fantastic trip"

Snæfellsnes Peninsula and Kirkjufell Small Group Tour adventure tour

4 by Elvyra March 17, 2019
"Beautiful area, lovely trip band we had amazing weather. The only issue was that the coach had small windows, so unless you were lucky enough to have a window seat, you couldn't see much of the passing landscape, and felt as though you were missing out when travelling. Having said that, the tour guide herself was lovely. she told us personal stories relating to what we were seeing, and gave us an insight into what it must be like to live in Iceland, which was a nice touch."

Very friendly and informative guide tour!!

5 by Kevin Chok March 17, 2019
It was a very nice and sunny day when we join the tour. The view is amazing in the peninsular. The tour guide, Berk, is very friendly and funny. Iceland is just so beautiful. For the people who are not sure to join one of these tours to the peninsular, join it! You will not regret!!

A guide beyond common and a real nature tour: incredible match!

4 by Louise Bilodeau March 13, 2019
"Thank's to our guide who made this a real ""Journey"" . All day long, with his knowledge, we learned about Iceland, its' people and its history. I highly recommend Extreme Iceland tour operator. On my next trip to Iceland, I'll sure go with them again. I'm just wondering if, eventually, the tour could be a litlle longer and with a 30 minutes stop for a soup or something. Surely that a local would like to receive a small group for lunch somewhere in those small towns we pass by."

Fantastic experience on Snaefellsnes tour!

5 by Hannah M March 2, 2019
Lovely experience all-around. The day was packed with great sightseeing and our guide was very knowledgeable and shared interesting information throughout the day. The minibus was new and very comfortable, and even had USBs to charge your phone between picture taking. The locations felt quite personal and we were not facing any large tour groups, which provided a really wonderful connection with the unique nature at every stop. The day was full of stunning vistas and good exercise. Highly recommend this day trip!

Great tour guide Berg

5 by Small girls’ group March 1, 2019
Wonderful tour guide Berg, knowledgeable about the areas visited. She was organised and calm throughout the tour despite the stormy weather. She accompanied us to all the locations offering her knowledge and giving us the best photo points. Our photos were amazing as she knew the best photo spots. We loved her recommendations along the way, the Hot Dog was a great touch!

Snaefellsness Peninsula

5 by Pamela Didden February 17, 2019
This is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The tour was fantastic as was the guide. I would highly recommend this to anyone that wants to explore the west coast of Iceland. It is an amazing place.

Ragnor is a gem

5 by Rishabh February 3, 2019
Excellent tour!!! Everything covered adequately in this tour. Ragnor, our guide was the gem of the tour. Kept us thoroughly entertained and motivated throughout the day.

What a fun day!

5 by Lily February 1, 2019
The tour was absolutely amazing. Not only was the tour guide extremely informational, but he was also very welcoming and helpful. Because we were in a minibus, the schedule was a bit more fluid, allowing us to spend a little more time in certain areas rather than others. I would definitely recommend this tour, especially during the winter time. However, make sure you dress warmly because it gets quite cold in certain areas!


5 by Kerstin January 31, 2019
Our pickup was on time and our guide and driver Johann great. He stopped so many times, sometimes just for photos but most he gave us enough time for walking and looking and eating. No stress, we just went on, when everybody was finished. We saw beautiful waterfalls, Kirkjufell (one of the 10 most beautiful mountains in the world) black beach, the lighthouse and so many other beautiful places. We felt safe and comfortable all the time and highly recommend this tour.

Great day!

5 by Tine De Wilde January 29, 2019
I had an absolutely great day on this tour! Despite the limited hours of daylight we got to see a lot. And it was absolutely gorgeous, well worth the drive. All of this was made even better by our great guides Siggi and his apprentice. Siggi was enthousiastic and knew a lot about everything. And above all I never got the feeling we were rushed from one place to another, there was even time for an extra photostop because of an extraordinarily beautiful sky and view at a surtain point. I highly recommand this tour!

one of the best tours i did in iceland

5 by Emily Weißbach January 26, 2019
It was really amazing. Me and my friend enjoyed the tour so much! Johann was a great guide and it was so much fun having him as our tour guide!

Snaefellsnes in Winter

4 by Rob January 23, 2019
Breathtaking scenery in Snaefellsnes peninsula. Despite the short daylight in mid January it was a very interesting full day tour. Just wish we could have stopped more often to take pictures.

A tour worth your time

5 by Lisa January 21, 2019
I would highly recommend doing this tour on a smaller scale, such as this one, instead of a large bus. The tour is exciting in itself but can be much more personalized and enjoyable in a small group. This tour offers a look at many of sites you would choose if you had your own car. It is well worth your time and the guides can offer a lot of information along the way you won't get if you're driving yourself.


5 by Melody January 13, 2019
This tour was amazing. Fully recommend doing the Lava Cave optional as it was the cherry on top of an amazing day of beautiful sites.

Excellent tour

5 by Sharyn December 14, 2018
AMAZING tour and would do it again in a heartbeat!

West Iceland tour

5 by Eugene December 4, 2018
I wish I could remember our tour guide’s name but that day was perfect. We went straight to Kirkufell mountain early and he did it intentionally to avoid the crowds and it was perfect. He shared with us later on that he grew up in that area so he knew everything! The pacing of everything was just right and he ensured we all had time to take pictures. How I wish I can remember his name so I can personally leave a thank you note!

Perfect tour!

5 by Sylvia December 3, 2018
I really enjoyed this tour! Our guide Jónas was amazing. He told us many interesting facts and was fun to be with. He even made some extra stops so we could take pictures of a breathtaking sunrise.

All I can say is YOU MUST GO ON THIS TOUR!!!

5 by Shannon November 30, 2018
Emily was our tour guide. We have been on numerous tours all over the world while on vacations. Emily was the most personable and fun tour guide we have ever encountered! For only living in Iceland for 4 years, her knowledge was amazing and very thorough!!! When she didn’t know an answer to a question, she researched it and told us what the cost of a new car was approximately in Iceland. Kudos to Emily!!!

Beautiful tour

4 by Jeanne November 24, 2018
"Beautiful tour Very kind and interesting guide Wonderful experience I'm still dreaming !!!!!!!"

Beautiful tour

4 by Jeanne November 24, 2018
"Beautiful tour Very kind and interesting guide Wonderful experience I'm still dreaming !!!!!!!"

Great Trip!

5 by Ian November 16, 2018
"This was my 3rd visit to Iceland and I really wanted to experience the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and especially Kirkjufell. On my previous visits, my trips had been on large buses and were OK but this small bus tour was much better. Emily, our tour guide was awesome and really made the 12 hour tour interesting and entertaining - well done Emily. Being a small group helped with keeping to a time table much easier to manage and it meant that staff at the pit stops we had weren't overwhelmed with 50 people arriving at the same time. I loved the seal beach but without doubt, to me, the highlight was Kirkjufell Mountain - a sight that will stay with me forever. Great trip!"

Great Trip!

5 by Ian Rees November 16, 2018
"This was my 3rd visit to Iceland and I really wanted to experience the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and especially Kirkjufell. On my previous visits, my trips had been on large buses and were OK but this small bus tour was much better. Emily, our tour guide was awesome and really made the 12 hour tour interesting and entertaining - well done Emily. Being a small group helped with keeping to a time table much easier to manage and it meant that staff at the pit stops we had weren't overwhelmed with 50 people arriving at the same time. I loved the seal beach but without doubt, to me, the highlight was Kirkjufell Mountain - a sight that will stay with me forever. Great trip!"

Great guide

5 by Camila November 12, 2018
To our guide Jonas, you are the best story teller; Keep rocking man

Nice tour

5 by Estelle November 12, 2018
Beautiful places and really nice guide with great stories

Nice tour

5 by Estelle November 12, 2018
Beautiful places and really nice guide with great stories

Great Tour of Snaefellsnes Penisulla

5 by Christi November 5, 2018
"This tour was the highlight of the time I spent in Iceland. I did the small group tour and am so glad that I did. Not only was our tour guide extremely knowledgeable but he also made some additional stops and gave us plenty of insight into this part of Iceland I wouldn't have gotten on a regular tour bus. Thanks again Extreme Iceland for great memories ( and pictures) that will last a lifetime!"

great day

5 by david October 26, 2018
This was a wonderful day trip. I would highly recommend it.

Great day trip

4 by Noelle Dunne October 23, 2018
"We had an amazing day on this trip, partly due to our amazing guide Olaf. He knowledge about the areas we were in was great, he was able to give us factual information as well as tell us folklore for the areas. We had loads of time to get out stretch our legs and enjoy the scenery, take photos etc. It's a long day but well worth it..."


4 by Jessica Gardner October 22, 2018
I really liked the organization of this company .

Well organized small group tour

5 by J October 4, 2018
Crazy Sven our tour director was fantastic. He was knowledgeable, personable and funny. The tour was well organized with enough time and warning for biobreaks. I would highly recommend to anyone who wants to tour Iceland without the hassle of touring on your own. You get inside knowledge and don’t have to worry about driving in adverse conditions. Wish even smaller group tours are available, e.g. 1-10 people.

fantastic experience!

5 by Arun Yogesh October 3, 2018
Snæfellsnes was our first tour in Iceland and boy did it exceed our expectations! Our guide Sven was fantastic with his knowledge as well as sense of humour, keeping us fully engaged throughout the tour. He made the tour all the more fun! We covered so many different places and it really set the tone for the rest of our stay at Iceland. I would surely recommend Extreme Iceland to anyone who's coming!

Very interesting tour

4 by Rene October 3, 2018
The Bus was good. The Tour Guide was a nice and friendly guy. The explanations which he gave were sufficient. What I would improve is to have more time for the visits. One can achieve this by less stops.

Wonderful trip to Snæfellsnes Peninsula and Kirkjufell!

5 by Jean-Louis Herrier September 29, 2018
It was a wonderful excursion to Snaefellsness peninsula. The guide, Hjalti Björnsson, was very friendly and gave a lot of interesting explanations. We enjoyed it and found it one of our most beautiful excursions during our stay in the southwest of Iceland.


5 by Joe Ng September 29, 2018
"Our tour guide is so great and safe driver. He brought us and walked to the scene with us. He is also excited when we saw the full rainbow, he pulled over and let us to take pictures. He presented his interested in the nature. Small group and comfortable tour bus. Easy to book via website."

Great tour

5 by Marina Bonini September 28, 2018
Great tour! Beautiful landscape and a really easy going and nice tour guide, that gave us enough time to enjoy the places. One of my favorites tours in Iceland.

Amazing tour with amazing value

5 by Bernard Lam September 18, 2018
"I'm not a person who usually goes for tours in groups as I value the ability to be free-and-easy. However, my opinion was changed after the entire tour. It was so enjoyable that I decided to book another 3 tours with Extreme Iceland for the remaining duration of my trip to Iceland. Make the right choice and maximize your time with Extreme Iceland."


5 by Jean September 14, 2018
"My first day tour was Lanmannalaugur. Recommended. Then Snæfellsnes. Recommended. Icelandic nature is awesome! Small group is good. Nice guide. Comfortable mini bus with usb. Enough snack and restroom brakes. The cave tour made my ears hurt, me having sensitive ears with the descent , a gum would help. Otherwise nice. The peak was the Gatklettur ocean view rock arch, and Kirkjufell."

Really good experience

5 by Erika Soffia August 27, 2018
That was an amazing experience. Guide really nice and with the tour you can see a loto of beautiful things. Best experience ever!

Extremely satisfied

5 by Rajendra Sindkar August 18, 2018
"We joined the small group tour for the Snaefellsnes peninsula and Kirkjufell adventure. We were very satisfied with the over all tour experience.Our guide , Nohae was very knowledgeable about the places he took us. He gave us briefing about the places of interest in advance before getting there.He then gave us enough time to spend at those places. The pick up and drop off was very clinical.The mini bus was clean and comfortable and had free wi fi as well."

A geologist's dream

5 by Helen Vandrrmey July 16, 2018
"Holly , our guide, was also a geologist and was able to add so much more to the explanation about volcanoes and how much of the island was formed without overwhelming us with too many details. Many people had questions that she could answer and the various stops were fabulous. So much to see and do and the cost to go into a lava cave was so worth the extra cost. (optional when booking). Lots of steps down though and your, 'easy' was a bit of a challenge for anyone with mobility issues. How many people get to see inside a lava tube from a volcanic eruption. Seeing seals and the very rare golden sand on a beach as well as some awe inspiring scenery in the north west region was another thrilling tour day for us. Thank you again for a fabulous tour."

Great Service - Knowledagable guide

5 by Fernando Herranz Miranda June 26, 2018
"Extreme Iceland tour was everything they advertised. The guide (Sigur) was absolutely fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and shared a variety of stories, and cool facts to make our trip very enjoyable. It was a small group, and we had enough time to stop and eat, rest, take pictures, etc. Overall, great experience."

Great adventure, amazing guide!

5 by Eve June 4, 2018
"The day started with a lovely pick up and we went to see many interesting natural sites. It was a small minibus, with wifi and charging station, very important if you take lots of pics! We saw wonderful Icelandic nature, and the guide/driver was amazing. Very knowledgeable, told interesting stories and was downright cool. Loved the experience overall. Enough coffee stops, and it wasn't boring at all. Worth every penny."

Journey to the Center of the Earth

5 by Logan May 31, 2018
The tour was one breathtaking stop after the other. Our tour guide was great and gave plenty of information about the peninsula and Iceland in general. She was more than willing to answer any questions we had. Everyone had a great time.

Excellent tour and guide

5 by Carla May 29, 2018
The tour was great and the guide was really nice, times at each place were enough (no rush) and the tour itself covers great spots. I will definitely recommend it.

Wonderful tour

5 by Tina April 23, 2018
I highly recommend this tour. Our guide Björk could not have been more amazing. She was full of knowledge and was talking to everyone in the group to ensure everyone comfortable throughout the day. We saw all the wonderful sights described and got enough time at each stop to walk around and relax and take in the beautiful wild scenery.

A Long Wonderful Day!

5 by Mike & Annette - California USA April 22, 2018
Our Journey to the Center of the Earth tour was a wonderful experience. Our guide was personable and informative. She made us feel like she was a longtime friend showing us and telling us about the wonders of her country. We enjoyed being in a small group. Thanks so much!

Amazing tour and guide!

5 by Zahra April 18, 2018
I loved this tour the most of the 2 that we purchased. Our guide was incredible and he was from the West Coast so he added a more appeal and history to all the sites. He took us to the BEST waterfall we saw all week, which happened to be in his home town! He was just wonderful. He guided us through each site, talked to us at stops, during the drive, and suggested places to eat in Reykjavik! Perfect. Perfect. Perfect!

the BEST

5 by Verified customer October 3, 2017
Although the weather was not very cooperative, the tour guide really gave us the total icelandic experience! :))) kudos! will be back for more trips!

A wonderful part of Iceland!

5 by Verified customer October 3, 2017
Our guide Maria was absolutely fantastic! She had a great mixture of local knowledge and folklore tales which kept us entertained. The tour itself went t some wonderful parts of the peninsula and would recommend it to anyone.

Awesome day for sightseeing and exploring the peninsula

5 by Verified customer September 16, 2017
Paulina was our driver and a tour guide. She was upbeat, cheerful, friendly, and knowledgeable. I enjoyed short hikes/walks and the views of various beaches, lava fields, and waterfalls. Unforgettable day! Plenty of stops to eat, have coffee, and relax. The drive was scenic as well. I highly recommend Extreme Iceland for all the tours because of their attention to safety and professionalism.


5 by Verified customer August 24, 2017
All place we visited was fantastic and we have enough time walking around. Also our guide stopped a couple of times for photo taking! Thank you so much for the amazing trip!

Journey To The Centre of the Earth - EI28 + Lava Cave Vatnshellir

5 by Verified customer August 18, 2017
While we enjoyed this tour immensely, and your driver/guide was a lot of fun, we are both 70 years old and we think the description on your website of the Lave Cave is a little misleading when it states ""The caving is short, very easy and suitable for everyone"". I really do not know how I managed to climb down the spiral staircases and then climb up them on the way back. I have a replacement hip and osteo arthritis in both knees. But somehow I did it!! But having said that we really did enjoy the 12 hour tour and the driver never lost her sense of humour! Chris & Pennie Powell

Excellent tour guide!!!

5 by Verified customer August 13, 2017
I learned so much about the culture and history of Iceland from our guide, very knowledgable and interesting man. The commentary was only to be matched by the beautiful locations we stopped at.

Great way to see this area's highlights

5 by Verified customer August 11, 2017
This is a long day tour, but covers so many interesting and contrasting places. It isn't rushed, plenty of time at each stop, and time for breaks and lunch if you haven't brought food with you. Our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable about the geology of the area, but also on history, legends, language, culture. The lava cave was a good extra too. Absolutely worth the cost of the tour, and an area I would like to explore again another time.

Amazing tour!

5 by Verified customer August 5, 2017
The tour was fantastic we enjoyed every stop and had the best fish and chips we ever have had for lunch, amazing.

Amazing experience

5 by Verified customer August 2, 2017
I went to the tour with a friend and we really enjoyed the landscapes and scenery, but also the way the tour was organized. Our guide Paulina was great. Would definitely book again with Extreme Iceland.

Excellent tour and tour guide

5 by Verified customer July 20, 2017
It was a small friendly group with a very friendly guide Ingun. We visited several spots and had ample time at each. The guide even made small detours and showed us new places or stopped at unscheduled places we wanted to check out. Gave us great stories and insight into Icelandic life. Only improvement: Pickups could start earlier even at 7-8am. Snaefellsness is beautiful of course. Highly recommend this tour.

The guide

5 by Verified customer July 6, 2017
The guide is the best I've ever met!

Missed walking from Arnarstapi to Hellnar

5 by Verified customer July 1, 2017
We were looking forward to walk along the coastline according to the program. Our guide skipped that part due to strong wind.

Centre of the Earth tour

5 by Verified customer June 13, 2017
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It was a long 12 hour day, but the time went quickly. With it being our 1st day in Iceland, we had lots of questions which were answered politely and with humor by both driver and assistant (Scott). We were lucky with the weather which made it for a pleasant day, but the route was outstanding, information conveyed along the way always interesting and the stops were welcome. With it being a 12 hour tour, time was tight and we understood that the schedule needed to be adhered to, but the scenery always begged for more photographic stops, even if they would only be 5 minute stops. We would thoroughly recommend anybody taking a tour with Extreme Iceland. Thank you

Nice small tour

5 by Verified customer June 5, 2017
We enjoyed the smaller group for the tour.

Very good tour guide

5 by Verified customer May 30, 2017
I had gone on 2 other tours prior to this one, but with another tour company, and this tour, and especially the guide, were exceptional. He had an excellent grasp of knowledge and was able to provide us in-depth information for a variety of subjects. This was a long tour (about 12 hours), and he kept us informed and engaged the entire time.
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