Bonfire on New Year’s Eve

Community bonfires on New Year’s Eve in Iceland are rampant in towns and villages around the country and have been a tradition for more than 200 years.


Map for Bonfire on New Year’s Eve tour
  • Duration:3 hours
  • Season:December 31
  • Operates:Tuesdays
  • Departure times:20:00
  • Price:Adult:9099 ISK
     Age 12-17:4550 ISK
     Age 0-11:Free
  • Tour ID:DT34


  • Guided tour
  • Pick up from Hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik
  • Drop off at hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik
  • For hotels located in the city center, pick up and drop off is at special bus stops near the hotels.


New Year’s Eve is a very special celebration in Iceland. It’s a magical evening where thousands of people attend community bonfires and catch up with friends and family. Lighting bonfires on New Year’s Eve is a long held Icelandic custom and make sure your there to witness the "blowing out the year" as the night sky lights up with fireworks of all different shapes and sizes. So make plans to spend New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik and experience Iceland’s spectacular celebration next to a bonfire while you soak in the New Year’s celebration.

Other Information

Pick up:
Starts 45 minutes prior to the tour departure from most hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik.

Guided in English 31. December.

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