With vast glaciers, glistening fjords and looming volcanoes all within a few hours drive of Reykjavik, exploring Iceland’s otherworldly wilderness couldn’t be easier. To fuel your wanderlust, here are some of the best day trips from Reykjavik .  ... 

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Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 528 Reviews

Want to see some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland on a day trip from Reykjavik? From spouting geysers, tumbling waterfalls and ancient ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $81.10

Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 103 Reviews

Head out to the magnificent glacial lagoon Jokulsarlon, and follow in the footsteps of James Bond in "Die Another Day" and Lara Croft in "Tomb ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $213.70

Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 60 Reviews

Board a whale-watching boat in Reykjavik and head out on an adventure to see the numerous whales of Faxaflói Bay. Stay warm on the boat with complimentary ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 2.5 hours or 3.5 hours

From USD $69.52

Golden Circle Tour by Super Jeep Including Glacier Snowmobiling

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

See the sights of Iceland’s legendary Golden Circle on a full-day tour by 'super jeep'’ a spacious SUV specially designed to travel over the rugged Icelandic ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $362.77

Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 224 Reviews

Don't miss the opportunity to take a mysterious night trip to witness the famous Northern Lights, one of nature's most spectacular displays. Far from the glow ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 3 - 5 hours

From USD $46.34

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 116 Reviews

Take an afternoon tour from Reykjavik to experience geysers, waterfalls and some of the most exciting natural phenomena Iceland has to offer. In just six hours ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.24

Reykjavik Super Saver: Blue Lagoon Round-Trip Transport plus Gulfoss and Geysir Half-Day Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 158 Reviews

Combine two tours in one Super Saver for the perfect Icelandic experience. Start your morning relaxing at the Blue Lagoon surrounded by lava fields and snow ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $106.85

Day Trip from Reykjavik: Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing on Iceland's Sólheimajokull Glacier

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 33 Reviews

Embark on an adventurous journey from Reykjavik to Iceland’s Sólheimajökull Glacier. Your expert guide will take you glacier hiking and ice climbing ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $198.25

Viking Horse-Riding and Gulfoss and Geysir Express Tour from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 36 Reviews

For a full-day experience with a difference, ride a Viking horse in the morning then spend the afternoon touring Gulfoss, Geysir and other Icelandic natural ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $153.19

Day Trip from Reykjavik: Cave Exploring in Gjábakkahellir and Snorkeling in Silfra

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

This adventurous tour is your chance to go cave exploring and snorkeling in one incredible day. On this day trip from Reykjavik, visit Iceland's ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $233.01

Northern Lights Viewing Cruise from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 42 Reviews

See the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, from a comfortable boat on this unique cruise from Reykjavik. Leave Iceland’s coast to experience this ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $69.52

Blue Lagoon Spa Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 195 Reviews

Find the ultimate relaxation when in Reykjavik on this excursion to the Blue Lagoon. Surrounded by lava fields and snow-capped mountains, the Blue Lagoon is a ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Flexible

From USD $32.58

South Iceland Tour from Reykjavik: Waterfalls, Volcanoes and Glaciers

Discover dramatic black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls and ancient volcanoes and glaciers that typify south Iceland on a full-day tour from Reykjavik! ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $181.38

Reykjavik Sightseeing and Blue Lagoon Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 70 Reviews

Combine two tours in one for the perfect Icelandic experience: See the highlights of Reykjavik in the morning, then spend the afternoon relaxing at the Blue ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Flexible

From USD $68.23

Thorsmork and South Coast Day Trip from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 27 Reviews

For those who want adventure - this is the tour for you! Tour over the plateau Hellisheioi and on to visit the beautiful waterfall Seljalandsfoss where you ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $167.35

Viking Horse-Riding Tour and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 49 Reviews

For an Icelandic experience with a difference, ride a Viking horse in the morning or early afternoon and then spend the rest of the day relaxing at the Blue ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Minimum 5 hours

From USD $119.72

Snaefellsjokull, The Glacier and The National Park Tour from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

See Iceland's outstanding nature in just one day! Spot seals and seabirds along the coastal waters off Iceland's Snaefellsnes Peninsula and spend the afternoon ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $169.93

Iceland from Below and Blue Lagoon

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 Reviews

For a unique afternoon of Icelandic activities take the combined Iceland from Below and Blue Lagoon tours, and make the most of your time in Iceland.

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $114.57

Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik: Lobster Dinner, Lava Caves and Eyrarbakki

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Hunt out the mesmerizing Northern Lights and dine on world-class lobster on a luxury evening tour from Reykjavik. With transport by jeep and an expert ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $285.01

Puffin Express Cruise to Akurey from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 30 Reviews

See puffins up close on the puffin express tour from Reykjavik. The specially designed boat takes you close to the rocky shore of Akurey island to see the ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $42.48

Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon

4 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

For a unique day of Icelandic activities take the combined Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon tours, and make the most of your time in Iceland. Observe the whales ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Varies

From USD $109.42

Day Trip to Vatnajokull National Park including Glacier Walk and Lagoon Boat Ride

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

This tour is your chance to go on a unique outdoor adventure in southeast Iceland. From Reykjavik, visit Vatnajökull National Park, home to the largest ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 15 hours (approx.)

From USD $293.51

Reykjanes Peninsula and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

Combine two half-day tours in one! You'll tour the Reykjanes Peninsula in the morning, then spend the afternoon relaxing at the Blue Lagoon.

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Flexible

From USD $78.53

Landmannalauger Day Trip from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

The wonder of Southern Iceland! This journey takes you through the beautiful countryside of southern Iceland and the central highlands. See colorful mountains ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $167.35

Golden Circle Evening Trip from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 Reviews

Explore the Golden Circle at night! Enjoy visiting Thingvellir National Park, as well as the most popular tourist spots in Iceland such as the famous waterfall ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $73.38

Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise

3 star rating: Worth doing 9 Reviews

Wave goodbye to Reykjavik Port and head out on a whale-watching cruise around Faxaflói Bay! Choose from two shore excursions – a leisurely 3.5-hour cruise ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 2.5 hours or 3.5 hours

From USD $64.37

Icelandic Volcano Hike in Thorsmork Valley with 4x4 Jeep Transport from Reykjavik

Hike around craters and cooling lava at Iceland’s Fimmvorouhals Volcano in Thorsmork Valley! The exciting day trip includes round-trip transport by 4x4 jeep ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $302.52

Day Trip from Reykjavik: River Rafting on the Hvítá River

Experience Iceland from a completely different perspective on this rafting adventure down the Hvítá River! After pickup from your Reykjavik hotel, ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $146.75

Iceland from Below Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

Journey through Iceland's underground caves and craters on this unique day trip about an hour outside of Reykjavik.

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $83.68

Reykjavik Dinner Cruise

Cruise around Reykjavik on a 3-hour evening cruise, and enjoy a luxurious 5-course dinner! As you sit back and relax aboard a sightseeing boat, look out for ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $133.88

Whale Watching including Gullfoss and Geysir Express Tour from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 38 Reviews

For a full-day experience with a difference, go on a whale watching boat trip in the morning then spend the afternoon touring Gullfoss, Geysir and other ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.62

Day Trip from Reykjavik along Iceland's Golden Circle including Thingvellir National Park and River Rafting

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Enjoy a unique, adventurous way to see the stunning beauty of Iceland. This trip has it all -- gorgeous natural beauty, stories of the country's interesting ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $198.25

Day Trip from Reykjavik: Hiking and Hot Springs Adventure in Reykjadalur and Hveragerdi

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Have an amazing day exploring Iceland’s unspoiled nature on this hiking tour from Reykjavik. With your expert guide, hike from the outskirts of ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $146.75

Reykjavik Sightseeing including Gullfoss and Geysir Express Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

Combine two tours in one for the perfect Icelandic experience: See the highlights of Reykjavik in the morning, then spend the afternoon touring Gullfoss, ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.00

Lava Caving at Leidarendi with Transport from Reykjavik

Explore Iceland’s ancient underground lava tunnels at Leiðarendi on a 2-hour caving experience with transport from Reykjavik! Hidden deep beneath the ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $138.13

Golden Circle Tour and Snorkeling Experience with 4x4 Jeep Transport from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

Snorkel at Silfra Fissure in the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, and visit incredible Golden Circle attractions on this day trip from Reykjavik! After ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $388.77

Small-Group South Iceland Jeep Tour from Reykjavik: Waterfalls and Glaciers

Explore Iceland’s incredible south coast on a small-group jeep tour with a glacier hike! After leaving Reykjavik, travel with a guide through the breathtaking ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $380.02

Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Whale Safari and Puffin Island Cruise

When your cruise ship comes into port in Reykjavik, you'll be in exactly the right place to head out on a whale-watching and bird-watching tour! Hop off your ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours

From USD $73.38

Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon Direct and Keflavik Airport

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

End your Icelandic experience in style by taking the combined Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon tour from Reykjavik before taking a transfer back to Keflavik ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $109.42

Reykjanes Peninsula and Gulfoss and Geysir Express Tour from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Combine two half-day tours in one! You'll tour the Reykjanes Peninsula in the morning, then spend the afternoon touring Gulfoss, Geysir and other Icelandic ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $148.04

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