Active Holidays Day Trips in Iceland

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Looking for an exciting activity to take part in in Iceland?
Here you will find a great selection of activity day tours available from Reykjavik. Whether you are looking for a light, fun activity or an adrenaline pumping adventure we have it all. Iceland is a host to countless things to do like, snorkelling, snowmobiling, river rafting and horseback riding to name a few. Take part in an unforgettable activity adventure in the magnificent environment that Iceland has to offer.

Key benefits

    - Great fun
    - Expert guides
    - Exciting way of exploring
    - Adventurous experience


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Glacier Hike Winter Tour
Northern Light Trips
Season: (SEP 1 to APR 15)
Operates: (Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat)
Departure times: (12:00)
Duration: (11-12 hours)
Price: (33901 ISK)
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On this day tour, we combine two winter highlights, a glacier walk and a search for the spectacular Aurora Borealis for an amazing day out in nature.
DT61 - Golden Circle by Super Jeep and Snowmobiling
Super Jeep Tour - Activity Tour
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4x4 & Super Jeep Tours Snowmobiling
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00)
Duration: (9-10 hours)
Price: (39900 ISK)
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Looking for a tour with adventure? Try our day tour in a Super jeep and visit scenic sites and mountain tracks topped off by snowmobiling on Iceland second largest glacier. This tour is great for those who prefer to travel with smaller group and are looking for something a bit more exciting than simply sightseeing.

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Caving
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (13:00)
Duration: (3 hours)
Price: (9890 ISK)
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Half day lava caving tour in the vicinity of Reykjavík, a great option for the whole family. Lava tubing is a great way to explore Iceland from a different point of view and put yourself into the speleologist’s shoes while exploring the magnificent formations nature has made for us to enjoy.

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Glacier Hike
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (08:30)
Duration: (9-10 hours)
Price: (20900 ISK)
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A great tour for those who want to join a glacier walk tour which is relatively easy and does not require a lot of phisical fitness. Explore the impressive ice sculptures, ridges, and deep crevasses and learn more and more about these disappearing giants of Icelandic nature. The glacier hike itself takes about 3 - 3,5 hours.
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Guided Bus Tour Guided Bus Tour
Season: (NOV 15 to MAR 20)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (07:30)
Duration: (14 - 16 hours)
Price: (39900 ISK)
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The famous Glacier Lagoon and the Diamond Ice-Beach, a visit to a natural Ice Cave, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and a Northern Light’s search - all in one long day! An excellent option for people who have limited time but would like to see these amazing attractions.
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Glacier Hike
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (08:00)
Duration: (10 hours)
Price: (29990 ISK)
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Join us on one of Iceland’s most popular day trip along the south coast of Iceland. The tour starts with a pickup from Reykjavík and takes you on a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls and volcanoes with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. A 2,5-3 hour scenic glacier-hiking trip takes you along the riddles of the glacial wonder world. Experience the effects of climate change first hand on this fun and exciting tour that no one should miss out on while in Iceland.
DT23 - The Viking Horse & Golden Circle Afternoon
Activity Tour - Guided Bus Tour
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Guided Bus Tour Horseback Riding
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:30, 13:00 (1 June - 6 Sept))
Duration: (9,5 hours)
Price: (21900 ISK)
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Make the most of your day with by combining our day trips Viking Horse Riding and Golden Circle Afternoon tours. Get to know the Icelandic horse in it´s natural habitat as well as visiting some of the most popular sites in Iceland.
This tour is available at 13:00 from 1. June - 7. September

DT29 - South Coast, Waterfalls and Glacier Hike
Guided Bus Tour - Activity Tour
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Guided Bus Tour Glacier Hike
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00)
Duration: (11 hours)
Price: (19900 ISK)
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Sights on this tour are breath-taking. Where else in the world can you stand on a glacier ice, walk behind a waterfall and stroll along a volcanic black sand beach in one day?

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Snorkel/Dive
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (08:30, 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:00, 17:00)
Duration: (4-5 hours)
Price: (21990 ISK)
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The Silfra fissure is one of Iceland’s best-kept secrets, but this day tour will let you experience its magnificence with an hour of snorkelling.



Pickup starts 1,5 hours before departure time

Pick up in Reykjavík:
January: 09:00, 12:30
February: 08:00, 11:30
March: 08:00, 11:30
April: 07:00, 10:30, 15:30
May: 07:00, 10:00, 15:30
June: 07:00, 10:00, 15:30
July: 07:00, 10:00, 15:30
August: 07:00, 10:00, 15:30
September: 07:00, 10:00, 14:30
October: 08:00, 11:30
November: 09:00, 12:30
December: 09:00, 11:00
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Whale Watching
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00, 17:00, 20:30)
Duration: (2,5-3,5 hours)
Price: (10990 ISK)
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The opportunity to see whales in their native environment makes our whale watching tour truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Faxaflói bay, home to a unique variety of minke whale and humpback whales, harbour porpoises and white-beaked dolphins, is a perfect setting for this Iceland day trip. The local bird life is also diverse, including such birds as the puffin, Arctic tern, gannet and many varieties of gull.

DT60 - Black and Blue
Activity Tour - Caving and Snorkeling
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Caving Snorkel/Dive
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (08:00)
Duration: (8 hours)
Price: (24989 ISK)
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A study in contrasts is featured in this Iceland day tour. The Black and Blue is a fantastic trip, a true journey to the borders of reality and dreams. We explore the “black” in the hidden world of the lava field under Þingvellir National Park, one of the most active volcano areas in the world Our “blue” adventure is snorkelling in Silfra, a fissure that is one of Iceland’s best-kept secrets and an otherworldly scene that is famous for its divine shades of blue.

DT55 - Gullfoss Canyon Rafting
Activity Tour - River Rafting
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River Rafting
Season: (MAY 15 to SEP 15)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (11:30)
Duration: (7-8 hours)
Price: (17990 ISK)
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Everyone should experience the power held by Iceland’s rivers and lay eyes on the scenic canyons of Hvítá River. Unwinding in our sauna or hot tubs after a day of adventure is just a bonus!

DT57 - Inside the Volcano
Activity Tour - Volcano tour
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Caving
Season: (MAY 15 to OCT 15)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00)
Duration: (5-6 hours)
Price: (43999 ISK)
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A truly once-in-a lifetime look inside a volcano will be a memory you’ll treasure forever. This unique volcano tour hikes into the dormant and hard-to-pronounce Þríhnúkagígur volcano through the top crater and down to its magma chamber, where steaming hot lava pooled.

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Snorkel/Dive
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 15:00)
Duration: (8 hours)
Price: (39990 ISK)
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If you are a certified diver, this tour of Iceland may be your dream, as you’ll have the opportunity to dive in Silfra, one of the world’s top ten diving sites and located in Þingvellir National Park. Silfra is actually a fissure (crack) in the earth’s crust and has a constant temperature of 1–3°C no matter what season.


In order to join this tour you must have dry suit certification or 10 logged dry suit dives within the last two years.

Pick up in Reykjavík:
January: 09:00, 11:30
February: 08:00, 12:30
March: 08:00, 14:30
April: 07:00, 15:30
May: 07:00, 15:30
June: 07:00, 15:30
July: 07:00, 15:30
August: 07:00, 15:30
September: 07:00, 14:30
October: 08:00, 12:30
November: 09:00, 11:30
December: 09:00, 11:30
DT43 - Whale Watching and Golden Circle Afternoon
Guided Bus Tour - Activity Tour
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Guided Bus Tour Whale Watching
Season: (MAR 1 to OCT 30)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00)
Duration: (10 hours)
Price: (22600 ISK)
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Combine a Golden Circle Afternoon tour with a Whale Watching tour for a full day of fun in Iceland! This is a perfect combination of day tours that will showcase the best of Iceland.

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ATV
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00)
Duration: (9 hours)
Price: (48500 ISK)
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This spectacular Iceland day tour begins on the western part of Reykjanes peninsula and visits the most remarkable places such as Víglandsvellir, Kleifarvatn and Seltún.

DT53 - Blue Ice
Glacier Hike
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Glacier Hike
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00)
Duration: (9-10 hours)
Price: (24989 ISK)
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Looking forward to ice climbing? Here is your chance. This day tour in Iceland trip takes you to the frozen glacial tongue that is Sólheimajökull, a rugged, harsh and ever-changing hub of ancient frozen water.

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Snowmobiling
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (08:30)
Duration: (9 hours)
Price: (38600 ISK)
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A super exciting snowmobile adventure that will take you to the top of spectactular Mýrdalsjökull glacier and visit 2 of Iceland most spectacular waterfalls, Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.
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ATV
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (13:00)
Duration: (3,5 hours)
Price: (23901 ISK)
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Experience the rough terrain on ATV just ouside Reykjavík. Reach peaks of Hafrafell and Úlfarsfell mountains and get amazed by the stunning panoramic view over the city and the bay area.
DT97 - QuadMad ATV Tour
Activity Tour
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ATV
Season: (JAN 1 to NOV 15)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (15:30)
Duration: (4,5 hours)
Price: (28900 ISK)
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Want to get your adrenaline pumping? Then this tour is perfect for you. Explore the country side and wilderness by reaching mountain tops, driving on rough terrain and crossing rivers.
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Bathing Caving
Hike
Season: (APR 1 to OCT 31)
Operates: (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)
Departure times: (11:30)
Duration: (7 hours)
Price: (24900 ISK)
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This hiking day tour takes to on a visit to a lava cave and an easy hike in beautiful surroundings, topped off with a bath in a natural geothermal hot spring in Reykjadalur valley.

DT76 - Glacier Walk and Northern Lights
Guided Glacier Walk Tour - Northern Lights Tour
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Glacier Hike Northern Light Trips
Season: (SEP 15 to APR 15)
Operates: (Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat)
Departure times: (11:30)
Duration: (11-12 hours)
Price: (33901 ISK)
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Join us on this highly enjoyable glacier walk tour in south Iceland as well as a visit to a folk museum and a local farm for a traditional Icelandic dinner. If we are lucky we will get a glimpse of the mysterious northern lights on our way back to Reykjavík after an eventful day.

DT77 - Walk Through Ice and Fire
Guided Hiking Tour - Glacier Walk - Hot Spring Bathing
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Bathing Glacier Hike
Hike
Season: (MAR 1 to OCT 31)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (08:30)
Duration: (11-12 hours)
Price: (31900 ISK)
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Join us on this great hiking adventure day tour where you will get to hike in beautiful environments, take a bath in a natural geothermal stream and hike on a glacier. This tour does not require much physical fitness and is ideal for hiking enthusiasts.

DT102 - Ice cave tour
Ice caving day tour
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Caving Glacier Hike
4x4 & Super Jeep Trips Guided Bus Tour
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:00)
Duration: (9 hours)
Price: (29900 ISK)
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A once in a lifetime adventure, where you will ride a 8 wheel glacier truck to explore the largest man-made ice caves and ice tunnels located on Europe´s second largest glacier - Langjökull.

Departures and season for Day tour:
Daily at 09:00 (pickup from 08:30) in May, June, July, August, September & October.
Departures on Mon/Thu/Fri/Sat at 09:00 (pickup at 08:30) in November, December, January, February, Mars & April.
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Horseback Riding
Season: (All year)
Operates: (Daily)
Departure times: (09:30, 14:00)
Duration: (2.5 hours)
Price: (14500 ISK)
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Get acquainted with the unique Icelandic horse and enjoy the fascinating volcanic landscape on this riding tour. The tour is suitable for experienced riders as well as beginners.
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