Adventure Day Tours From Reykjavik


GLACIER HIKING TOURS(All-year)

                      Glacier Hiking Day Tour from Reykjavik     Glacier Hiking Day Tour from Reykjavik

If the name 'Iceland' alone wasn't a giveaway, it won't take long to discover the importance of glaciers to the history, geology, and culture of this country. Covering roughly 10% of the island, glaciers are symbolic of Iceland's stunning natural beauty, raw geology, and powerful wilderness. The Solheimajokull glacier, within a day's reach of Reykjavik, is home to a striking display of snow and ice formations, jagged ridges, and deep blue crevasses. Explore the frozen expanses on your own two feet, under the leadership of a professional and experienced guide, and discover the seductive lure for yourself!

 

CAVING & SNORKELING COMBO (All-Year)

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Scratch below the surface to discover the true wonders of Thingvellir National Park! Lying right on the junction of tectonic plates, the park is home to some of the most dramatic and impressive geology in Iceland. Above ground, a series of deep fissures slice through ancient volcanic landscapes while glacial waters percolate through sprawling lava fields. But it is below the surface that the true marvels lie! Step into the shadows and watch as vast networks of underground caves reveal themselves in the beam of your headlamp, beckoning to be explored! Then emerge from the underworld and take the famous plunge between the continents into the crystal clear waters of the Silfra fissure. Drift peacefully with the lazy current as you soar above the depths, weightless and awe-stricken at the colourful geological spectacle beneath your fins!

 

GOLDEN CIRCLE ADVENTURES (All-year)

                       Gullfoss - Golden Circle Day Tour from Reykjavik     Snowmobiling - Golden Circle Day Tour from Reykjavik

Take a trip to the intersection of geology, history, and nature… and then add a giant serving of adventure! This trip takes you to all the must-see highlights of the Golden Circle and then caps off with the adventure activity of your choice. For those who don't want to miss the classic sights but aren't satisfied with any old drive-by bus tour, this is your cup of tea! This sightseeing trilogy takes you to the world famous Geysir (from where other "geysers" later got their name), to the thundering magnificence of Gullfoss waterfall, and to Thingvellir National Park, where the rift of two great tectonic plates is strikingly visible on the same landscape that gave birth to the oldest existing parliament in the world. End your day by choosing the icing on your adventure cake! Choose between SNORKELING, CAVING, SNOWMOBILING, or RIVER RAFTING (Summer only). 

 

RIVER RAFTING (Summer only)

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Featuring a balanced blend of wilderness serenity, exciting rapids, and an option for cliff jumping and swimming, a rafting trip down the Hvita river is sure to charm and impress the whole family. Just an hour from Reykjavik in the heart of the Golden Circle's sightseeing highlights, the might Hvita river carries the milky runoff of the Langjokull glacier on its twisting journey to Iceland's south coast. After the first descents of the river in 1983, rafting became the early backbone of the adventure tourism industry in Iceland, and today remains one of the country's most popular adventure activities, all for a good reason. Discover the rush for yourself!

 

VOLCANO HIKING (Summer only)

                      Volcano Hiking Day Tour from Reykjavik     Volcano Hiking Day Tour from Reykjavik

A fortress of towering volcanoes, hanging glaciers, lush greenery, and ferocious rivers, the hidden valley of Thorsmork is reachable only by the most rugged super jeeps. Beyond the possibilities of motorized travel, human power takes you up the Fimmvorduhals volcanoes for an intimate experience of fire and ice. Hike through the dramatic aftermath of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano's show-stopping 2010 eruption, where new craters and settling lava flows are still forming this supernatural landscape. A tough and rewarding day out, this incredible hike is equally about the journey and the destination!

 

 

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