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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 660 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 $71.17

Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 112 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 $187.54

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

4.5 star rating: Recommended 199 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 $93.77
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South Iceland Tour from Reykjavik: Waterfalls, Volcanoes and Glaciers

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

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 $167.20

Golden Circle Tour by Super Jeep Including Glacier Snowmobiling

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 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 $349.09

Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 96 Reviews

Set off in search of minke whales, humpbacks and more on this whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik. Pull on a pair of provided coveralls and then stay on the ...  Read more

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

From USD $71.17

Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 322 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 $48.58

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 19 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 $220.30

Northern Lights Viewing Cruise from Reykjavik

4 star rating: Recommended 68 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 $80.21

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 48 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 $189.80

Blue Lagoon Spa Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 235 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 $28.24

Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 142 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 $67.78

Reykjavik Sightseeing and Blue Lagoon Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 84 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 $59.88

Viking Horse-Riding Tour and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 60 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 $105.07

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 47 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 $134.44

Golden Circle Gourmet Food Tasting Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Paris, Rome, New York. Everyone knows these are centers of amazing eating. But Reykjavik? You better believe it. And you will after this exciting and ...  Read more

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

From USD $172.85

Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon

4 star rating: Recommended 14 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 $99.42

Thorsmork and South Coast Day Trip from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 26 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 $146.87

Iceland Super Saver: Puffin Cruise plus Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Reviews

Get up close to Iceland’s majestic wildlife on this Reykjavik Super Saver that combines a 1-hour puffin cruise and a 2.5- or 3.5-hour whale-watching tour for a ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Puffin cruise: 1 hour
Whale-watching cruise: 2.5 or 3.5 hours (depending on boat)

From USD $102.81
$120.88 Save $18.07

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 $136.70

Golden Circle Evening Trip from Reykjavik

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

Explore the best of Iceland — ‘land of fire and ice’ — on this 5-hour Golden Circle tour from Reykjavik. Travel out of the capital to Thingvellir National Park ...  Read more

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

From USD $64.40

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 $281.31

Puffin Express Cruise to Akurey from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 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 $47.45

Whale Watching Cruise and Quad Bike Adventure from Reykjavik

Scan the seas for whales and take an exhilarating quad safari on this day trip from Reykjavik. Board an easy-to-operate, 2-seater quad bike for a thrilling ...  Read more

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

From USD $220.00

Reykjavik Sightseeing including Gullfoss and Geysir Express Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 17 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 $98.29

Iceland Super Saver: Northern Lights Cruise plus Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

Spot whales and see the world’s greatest light show on this unforgettable Iceland Super Saver from Reykjavik. Choose which days and in what order you wish to ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: Whale-watching cruise: 3.5 hours
Northern Lights cruise: 2.5 hours

From USD $135.57
$160.42 Save $24.85

Landmannalauger Day Trip from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 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 $146.87

Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik

Indulge in a tour of the Golden Circle - the relaxing way, and explore some of Iceland's most famous sights, including: Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss ...  Read more

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

From USD $96.00

Lava Caving at Leidarendi with Transport from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

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 $128.79

Iceland from Below and Blue Lagoon

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 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 $100.55

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 $303.90

Snaefellsjokull, The Glacier and The National Park Tour from Reykjavik

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 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 $149.13

Reykjavik Dinner Cruise

Cruise around Reykjavik on a 3-hour evening cruise, and enjoy a luxurious 4-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 $127.66

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 $68.91

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 $158.16

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 $135.57

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 $357.00

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 $129.92

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 $73.43

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 $136.70

Whale Watching and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Enjoy two must-do Icelandic activities in one convenient day trip from Reykjavik. After a morning whale watching cruise around Faxaflói Bay, head out on ...  Read more

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

From USD $138.00

Lava Caving and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

Go underground in Iceland, and then see whales at Faxaflói Bay on this full-day experience from Reykjavik. With use of specialist caving equipment and the ...  Read more

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

From USD $124.00

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

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 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 $273.40

Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise

3 star rating: Worth doing 10 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 $71.17

Reykjavik Whale Watching Cruise in the Midnight Sun

Take advantage of the Icelandic midnight sun in June and July, and use the bright night sky to look for whales, dolphins and more. The 2.5-hour whale watching ...  Read more

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

From USD $69.00

Golden Circle Super Jeep Tour and Snowmobiling

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Reviews

This action-packed all-day trip from Reykjavik allows visitors to get in touch with some of Iceland's most famous and exciting natural phenomena on board a ...  Read more

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

From USD $341.18

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 $99.42

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 $379.59

Imagine Peace Tower Tour from Reykjavik

Visit Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower, a tribute to John Lennon that symbolizes hope for peace around the world. The 1.5-hour evening excursion includes a ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $50.00

Icelandic Horse Riding Tour and Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavik

Devote a day to Iceland’s animal life, both at sea and land, on this 8-hour experience from Reykjavik. Head for a stable outside the city and enjoy a 1.5-hour ...  Read more

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

From USD $138.00

Whale Watching Cruise and White Water Rafting Experience from Reykjavik

Watch for whales, dolphins and puffins and then paddle the foaming waters of the Hvítá River on this full-day outdoor experience from Reykjavik. ...  Read more

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

From USD $239.00

Snorkeling in Thingvellir National Park and Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavik

Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Iceland's Thingvellir National Park and go whale watching on this memorable day trip from Reykjavik. Drive into the ...  Read more

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

From USD $231.00

Small-Group Reykjavik RIB Whale Watching Cruise with Whales of Iceland Exhibiton Entrance Ticket

Combine thrills on the water with entry to the Whales of Iceland exhibition, and enjoy an in-depth whale experience in Reykjavik. After a 2-hour, small-group ...  Read more

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

From USD $178.50

Small-Group Reykjavik RIB Whale Watching Cruise

Zoom around the Icelandic waters aboard a RIB (rigid inflatable boat), and enjoy close-up views of whales, dolphins, puffins and more. The small yet powerful ...  Read more

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

From USD $152.52

Small-Group Volcano Tour from Reykjavik: Descent Into Thrihnukagigur Volcano and Hike

Hungry for adventure? Journey into the depths of a dormant volcano on this exhilarating 5-hour expedition from Reykjavik. After a hike through the lava fields ...  Read more

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

From USD $293.73

Golden Circle and Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths Tour from Reykjavik

Discover the otherworldly landscapes and relaxing thermal powers of Iceland on this day trip from Reyjavik. With an expert guide, see the Nesjavellir power ...  Read more

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

From USD $93.77

Lava Caving and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Experience the raw beauty of Iceland both above and below ground on this day trip from Reykjavik! Descend into the lava caves of the Blue Mountains with a ...  Read more

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

From USD $158.16

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