Reykjanes Geothermal Tour & Blue Lagoon
Start your trip with our Reykjanes Geothermal Tour & Blue Lagoon trip, You will travel to the Reykjanes peninsula, where in the 1800’s lava flowed wild and free. This is now one of the most active volcanic parts of Iceland with recent eruptions in 2022 at the site of Fagradalsfjall.
Your pickup will be in a luxury electric Mercedes. We will take you around in class, style and sustainability.
The bridge between continents
As you travel around the peninsula you will first visit ‘The bridge between continents‘ the bridge spans the dividing plates of North America and Eurasia. Iceland is the only place on the Mid-Atlantic ridge, that rises above the water line where you can touch both continents. You can see the land beneath the bridge dividing from north to south. You will have the chance to walk around and over the site in this incredible geological location.
Reykjanes Light house
Next you will visit Reykjanes Light house and the beautiful sea cliffs. In 1878 the original light house Valanukur was completed and was rebuilt in 1907 due to unstable cliff faces. The cliffs have been formed from the 1800’s lava flows and continue to erode with the power if the ocean.
A short drive away is Gunnuhver Hotsprings, where you will visit one of Icelands largest springs, a selection of the best mud pools and fumerols, along with learning the story behind the haunted site of Gunnuhver. This geothermal site is one of the best examples in Iceland, it also has the remains of an early settlement where the folk would use the geothermal energy in in raw form to cook, bathe and keep warm.
Last but not least is Brimketill rock pools, where the lava has been eroded to form two large pools. It’s not possible to bathe in the pools as the Atlantic is usually very fierce, the crashing waves in the area can leave you a little wet. It’s a magnificent sight to see in windy weather, you can see along the coast for miles on end as the lava meets the ocean, its possible to see seals in the area swimming through the kelps if you are lucky.
After an exciting morning we will stop for lunch at family owned restaurant in Grindavik or the lava restaurant at the blue lagoon where you will have a chance to choose between a variety of Icelandic local dishes ranging from local soups to sandwiches to proper fish meals. Lunch is also the only thing on the tour that is not included in the price.
On the other side of Grindavik, the world famous Blue Lagoon is located, and we will make sure to finish the day with a nice, relaxing bath in it’s mystirious waters. You will get a chance to put on a silica facial mask, and benefit from its healing properties, while enjoying a refreshing drink which you can get at the swim up bar. If you wish, you can upgrade your Blue Lagoon experience to the Premium package which includes the use of a bathrobe, additional face masks of your own choice, and a glass of sparkling wine if dining at the Lava restaurant, or to a Retreat Luxury Spa for a complete, full 5h experience of this Icelandic national marvel.
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Reykjanes Geothermal Tour & Blue Lagoon
- 1 Tree planted for every tour
- Experienced Driver / Guide
- Pickup / drop-off
- The Bridge Between Continents
- Reykjanes Light House
- Blue Lagoon Entry Ticket
- Walking Poles if needed
- Crampons If needed
- Water / Snacks
- Reservation at Hja hollu restaurant or Lava restaurant
- Water Proof Clothing
- Hiking boots / Sensible footwear
- Lunch expenses
- Warm layers
- Hat and gloves.
Know before you go
Pickup time is 9.00am, choose the most convenient place to be picked up for this tour in the checkout.
Icelandic weather conditions can change in an instant, it is common to experience all 4 seasons in one day, it is highly recommend to bring adequate clothing to suit all conditions for the experience. They can of course just be left in the transportation if not needed.