5 hours
Duration
All Year Around
Dates
For all ages
Age
Blue Lagoon, Reykjanes Peninsula
Location
Very Easy
Physicality
2 Trees planted
CO2 Offsetting

Reykjanes Peninsula

In the Reykjanes Peninsula tour, you will visit two geothermal sites, take a walk over a bridge connecting the European and American tectonic plates. Explore dramatic coastlines with thundering waves and charming villages, and enjoy the routs a long lake Kleifarvatn, with its mystical rock formations and legends of mythical creatures, the beautiful landscape of Seltún and its colorful steaming slopes is a unique trip into the Earth‘s ancient past.
You can also add in a relaxing visit to the Blue Lagoon.
Please note that entry to the Blue Lagoon is NOT included in the tour price and must be pre-booked, www.bluelagoon.com

The Bridge Between the Continents

Want to stand at the very place North America and Europe meet? Well in this tour you’ll get the chance. There is a bridge where you can walk where the two tectonic plates meet. A great story to tell your friends and family.

Lake Kleifarvatn

For brave snorkelers and divers, Lake Kleifarvatn has become a really exciting diving spot. To explore the incredible geothermal springs inside the many parts of Kleifarvatn. There is rich mythology around this area and if lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the legendary creature!

Seltún / Krýsuvík

The multicolored and iconic geothermal site Krýsuvík and Seltún are one of Iceland’s most popular ones. You will see the multiple seething mud pots of Krýsuvík and the fumaroles and their rising steam. On the location, there is a boardwalk to be walked on safely just above the volcano’s magma chamber. Yeah, you will be standing on top of a steaming volcano! Just 4 km below the groundwater is turned into steam. It’s an alluring sight to see and the vivid red color of the hills around.

Gunnuhver Geothermal Field

One of the most jaw-dropping locations on the Reykjanes Peninsula is the geothermal field of Gunnuhver. It’s located on a restless ground, a huge geothermal area where many of Iceland’s biggest hot mud pools can be found. This pool makes a gigantic amount of steam as it is visible from many kilometers away. The colorful rocks, mineral-painted ground as countless steam vents, hot springs, and furious fumaroles are easily to be a witness at this place.

The Reykjanesvíti Lighthouse

Not far from the Gunnuhver you will find one of Iceland´s oldest lighthouses. It was built in the year 1878 and is 31m (102ft) tall. The lighthouse was damaged severely in a major earthquake in the year 1905. The lighthouse was rebuilt in 1929 and then at a new and in a safer location. There was performed a survey among Icelanders and the Reykjanesvíti Lighthouse was chosen Iceland’s most favorite lighthouse.

Blue Lagoon

Discover the waters of the Blue Lagoon. A journey through a spa of the volcanic earth harmonizes with nature. The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland´s most popular attractions and does not need any introduction. A unique and relaxing geothermal spa located in a beautiful lava field only 45 minutes from Reykjavik. The Blue Lagoon is a must-visit place for all guests of Iceland.
Please note that entry to the Blue Lagoon is NOT included in the tour price and must be pre-booked, www.bluelagoon.com
In 2012 the Blue Lagoon was listed as one of the world’s 25 wonders by the National Geographic magazine.
Can you imagine the scene? You laying in the milky white warm bath located in the raw and rugged lava field while maybe having the chance of seeing the Northern lights in the sky (over wintertime)? That is a travel story everyone loves to bring back to their friends and family.

Here are some facts about the Blue Lagoon:

• It’s man-made
• The steaming hot water is first used as a geothermal power plant and then directed into the lagoon
• The temperature of the lagoon is 37-40°C (98- 104°F)
• The water comes from the depth of 2000 meters (6561 ft)
• The lava filed it’s located in is 800-year-old
• In the lagoon, you will find an in- water cave, warm waterfall and an in-water bar where you can purchase drinks while in the lagoon.
• They’re nothing less than 9 million liters (2,377,548 gallons) of water in the lagoon.
• Every 40 hours the total supply of the lagoon’s water has been renewed.
• The beautiful blue color comes from the silica. The lagoon’s water is a combination of freshwater and seawater and really rich in silica and minerals.
• In the summertime, you’ll get an extra color to the mixture or the color green which comes from algae.
• The healing water has helped a lot of people with psoriasis or other skin ailments.
• At the Blue Lagoon, you can choose from 3 packages. Basic, comfort, and luxury
• It’s not recommended to bring children younger than 2 years old.
Be sure to book your tour of a lifetime with us and experience Iceland in an ultimate way!

Price per Vehicle:

1-7 Passengers: 69.750kr

8-15 Passengers: 86.850kr

 

CO2 OFFSETTING:
2 Trees planted

Carbon Dioxide Footprint:
Oak Travel Service is proud to support responsible travel in Iceland. The Kolviður Fund we neutralize the carbon dioxide footprint of all our tours and service without no extra costs for our customers. The carbon neutralization is done by planting trees in collaboration with The Kolviður Fund, founded by the Icelandic Forestry Association.  All our tours and service are calculated by the distance traveled in accordance with the offset agreement to find out a number of trees we plant to offset the carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint. 

Additional information

Price per Vehicle1-7 Passengers: 69.750kr, 8-15 Passangers: 86.850kr