Things to do in Iceland
Reykjavik Main Sights and Hidden Spots: A Self-Guided Audio Walk
Tired of being in big groups to visit Iceland? This self-guided audio tour is made for you! Explore Reykjavik the proper way: taking your time, relaxed, and on your own schedule. The tour starts from the most notorious sight of Reykjavik: Hallgrimskirkja, the main church, and ends on the opposite side of the city center by the Prime minister's house. Let the voice guide you and discover how Reykjavik went from a Viking village to a booming modern Capitale while seeing local gems and the city’s best-known sites. The tour plays audio automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone’s GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app. Once downloaded, the tour works entirely offline. Start the tour in the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let your guide direct you through the streets. The total walking distance is approximately 4km and takes about 1.5-2 hours without stopping, but you can pause anytime! At the end, we will also recommend some local hangouts for you to try our food and drinks.
90-Minute Training Session in a green recreational area of Reykjavík
This training session is a great way to experience the stunning nature that Iceland is famous for and in the meanwhile working out and staying in shape. We will begin with warm up, then running in the valley and a workout session near the dam. After the workout we run back to the starting point and end with some stretching.
Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll Admission Ticket
The Icelandic Museum of Rock' n' Roll is a family-friendly and interactive exhibition where guests can walk through and learn all about the history of popular music in Iceland.The museum's format is built around a timeline of the history of Icelandic music, from the 19th-century classics right up to modern-day superstars like Björk, Of Monsters and Men, Sigur Rós, Kaleo, and many more. A brand-new addition to the museum now offers you an incredible interactive tour of the history of your favorite Icelandic artists. The "Interactive LP Player" allows you to pick up and play an album that tells the story of famous Icelandic artists, including Björk, Sigur Rós, and Of Monsters and Men and scroll your way through their history on an enormous display wall. As well as that, you can try your hand at singing and playing along with some classic Icelandic hits in the popular “Sound Lab” where electric guitars, an electronic drum kit, and a special karaoke singing booth are waiting for you.
Reykjavik Scavenger Hunt: Sculpture, Shore & More
Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
Golden Circle Classic Self-Driving Audio Tour from Reykjavik
Take a self-guided tour through the most breathtaking landscapes Iceland has to offer. Start in Reykjavik and drive the famous Golden Circle, home to astonishing vistas, sparkling waterfalls, and historic structures dating back to the Viking age. As you drive, learn the history of this fascinating nation, including legends of Vikings, elves, and magic! If you want to truly experience Iceland, there’s no better place to start than here. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and the app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, go to the designated starting point to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
Geothermal Energy Exhibition Entry Ticket
The geothermal energy exhibition provides an amazing opportunity for guests to learn more about how the famous Icelandic sustainable energy is produced. Guests will also learn about our partnership with Carbfix, one of the leading solutions for the climate crisis and global warming. The power plant is one of the largest single-site geothermal power plants in the world, and is located in a beautiful area. There are several locations inside the exhibition for visitors to view the stunning Icelandic landscapes year-round while enjoying a cup of coffee or other light refreshments (available to purchase on-site). This is a perfect first stop along the route to the southern region of the country, and there are excellent hiking paths nearby. Please note: the start time you select has flexibility, so if you need to adjust the time please contact us after booking.
Aurora Reykjavík, The Northern Lights Center Entrance Ticket
The Northern Lights exhibition in Reykjavik is your first stop when you want to experience the Aurora Borealis in Iceland. The center is divided into sections which include: • History of the Northern Lights • Interactive Displays and VR • Legends and Stories from around the World • Introduction to Northern Lights Photography
Tales from Iceland Admission Ticket
Tales from Iceland is an exhibition on Iceland and Icelanders. It is set up on two floors, a nature exhibition on the lower level and a news exhibition on the upper level.
Skip the Line: Húsavík Whale Museum Admission Ticket
The Húsavík Whale Museum is one of the few museums in the world solely dedicated to whales. The aim of the museum is to convey information about whales, marine ecology and the interaction of whales and humans through history in an entertaining and interesting way. The museum has 11 whale skeletons on display. Full size narwhale skeleton with it´s unicorn-like tusk is one of the most spetacular exhibits along with the rare blue whale skeleton. There are only a handful of blue whale skeletons in the world and the only one in Iceland is on display in the Húsavík Whale Museum.
Skip the Line: The National Museum of Iceland Ticket
The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland, is intended to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation from the Settlement to the present day. The aim is to cast light on the Icelanders' past by placing the cultural heritage preserved by the National Museum in a historical context, guided by the question: What makes a nation? The exhibition includes about 2,000 objects, dating from the Settlement Age to the present, as well as about 1,000 photographs from the 20th century. The exhibition is conceived as a journey through time: it begins with the ship in which medieval settlers crossed the ocean to their new home, it ends in a modern airport, the Icelanders' gateway to the world.
Skip the Line: Skogar Museum Admission Ticket
Skógar Museum in Southern Iceland, is a cultural heritage collection of 15,000 regional folk craft artifacts exhibited in 3 museums and 6 historical buildings. Skógar Museum opened December 1st, 1949. Originally housed in Skógar Regional School, the museum was founded on the initiative of Þórður Tómasson, who curated the museum since its inception until his retirement in 2013, at the age of 92. In the early years, principals of the Skógar school assisted Þórður in his efforts. During summer vacations, when the schoolhouse was used as a hotel, and the museum’s collection were exhibited in classrooms. The museum includes a café and museum shop. After the secondary school at Skógar closed down in 1999, the museum took over responsibility for the school buildings, where a hotel operates in summer, and tourist services all year. The former principal of the school, Sverrir Magnússon, is now Director of Skógar Museum.
Áróra - Northern Lights Planetarium Show
Áróra is a dome theatre movie in Perlan's planetarium. It is a unique northern lights experience you will not forget. It is a journey through Icelandic nature and outer space, to observe Northern lights like nowhere else. You see northern lights dance all around you, see how they form in outer space, and learn to understand the science behind them. Áróra is a piece of art by many of Iceland’s best-known writers, musicians, scientists, and photographers. The music, photography, and technology is truly world-class. Please note that Perlan does not provide pickup for visitors.
Lava Centre Interactive Volcano and Earthquake Exhibition
At the high-tech interactive Lava Centre exhibition you will learn about the birth and growth of Iceland as one of the world’s largest volcanic islands. It has risen during millions of years from the submarine North Atlantic Ridge, through countless volcanic eruptions. They occur as a large mantle plume locally adds molten rock to the magma up-flow beneath the rifting segments that line this ridge. The spreading along the ridge results in the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates moving apart 20 kilometres every million years, a finger nail a year. Interact with the volcanoes and feel the trembling of the earthquakes. A fantastic movie displaying the latest eruptions in Iceland and a beautiful observation deck round up a visit not to miss.
Airport Express Shared Departure transfer from Reykjavik City to Keflavik Airport
This frequent and reliable service is available every day of the week, all year round, in connection with scheduled passenger flights from Keflavik International Airport (KEF). Pickup is offered free of charge from Bus stop 6 - Safnahúsið and from Bus stop 13 - Rauðarárstígur in Reykjavik City Centre.
Airport Express Shared Arrival Transfer from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik City
This convenient and reliable service is available daily all year round, with frequent departures in connection to scheduled passenger flights through Keflavik International Airport (KEF). The coaches are located right outside the arrivals terminal and depart according to a fixed schedule. From the airport, the coaches go directly to Reykjavik City and complimentary drop-offs are offered in the city center by Safnahúsið / Culture house (bus stop 6) and by Rauðarárstígur (bus stop 13).
Dinner Experience with a Local Family in Hofn
Nothing fancy, nothing formal. Join a local family for dinner, enjoy traditional (and modernised) local cuisines. Learn about the local way of life and hear some stories about the Icelandic history and culture. Sit down like a family and have a simple, relaxed meal and chit chat about everything and nothing.
Return Economy Airport Transfer between Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik City
Return Airport transfer between Keflavik International Airport (KEF) and Reykjavik Terminal. This is s fixed scheduled airport transfer in connection to all arriving and departing flights at Keflavik International Airport. The transfer between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik Terminal takes approximately 45 minutes. Sit down, relax and enjoy a free wifi along the way.
Airport Transfer in Iceland from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik City one way
Airport transfer from Keflavik International Airport (KEF) to Reykjavik Terminal, Skogarhlid 10, 105 Reykjavik. A fixed schedule airport transfer in connection to all arriving flights at Keflavik airport. The transfer between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik Terminal takes approximately 45 minutes. Sit down, relax and enjoy a free wifi along the way.
Airport Transfer in Iceland from Reykjavik City to Keflavik Airport One Way
Airport transfer from Reykjavik Terminal to Keflavik International Airport (KEF). Fixed schedule airport transfer in connection to all arriving and departing flights at Keflavik airport. The transfer between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik Terminal takes approximately 45 minutes. Sit down, relax and enjoy a free wifi along the way.
Skip-the-Line Settlement and Egils Saga Exhibition Ticket
Offering a wealth of information, the Settlement Center provides a wonderful insight into Iceland’s history. It also gives you the chance to put your visit into the context of the country’s past. The exhibitions recreate the fascinating drama of the sagas and the birth of this island nation. They also bring to life one of Iceland’s most important cultural treasures, Egils Saga. The exhibitions at the Settlement Center tell the story of the first settlers and the story of Iceland’s most important saga – Egils Saga. Egill Skalla-Grimson was a famous Viking and poet and his father and was one of the first settlers and his family settled at Borg near Borgarnes. The goal is to make the ancient sagas accessible to all ages. Multi-media and theatrical techniques are employed to help the visitor experience first hand the excitement of setting off over the open ocean for lands unknown. The audio guided storytelling programs are available in 15 languages.