Day trips & excursions

Small-group Snaefellsnes National Park tour

Availability: Thursday & Sunday
Duration: 11 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a journey up close to the Snæfelljökull glacier-volcano
  • Visit spectacular places in the surrounding National Park
  • Get advantage of a comfortable pick-up from your hotel
  • Don't miss the Gerðuberg basalt columns, Bird cliffs at Arnarstapi, Djúpalónssandur bland sand beach and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall
What to expect

You will be picked up in Reykjavik and then begin the journey by taking the undersea tunnel - 6 km long crossing under Hvalfjordur - the Whale bay fjord. You will take a short refreshment stop in a charming town Borgarnes and soon after the travel along the Snaefellsnes peninsula starts. You will have the seaside on our left and incredible scenery and mountains on our right. The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is often called ‘Miniature Iceland’ as basically every type of natural feature that makes the country famous can be found here, including waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes, lava fields, cliffs and wildlife.

One of the first stops is to admire huge basalt columns called Gerduberg, they are so perfectly shaped into hexagons so they barely seem natural. Along the way, you will visit small towns and fishing villages, see spectacular bird cliffs at Arnarstapi and maybe you will be lucky to spot seals. At Djupalonssandur beach (may not be accessible in winter) we will allow those who feel up to it to try strength with the Stones of Trial.

You will also stop by picturesque church-shaped mountain Kirkjufell which is accompanied by a wonderful little waterfall on the other side of the road. This place has become one of the top bucket list items for visitors coming to Iceland! The whole journey of Snaefellsnes peninsula circles around Snaefellsjokull volcano glacier which you can admire from several stops on the tour.

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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • Pick-up/drop-off
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price

Youth (6-14): reduced
Child (0-5): free

What to remember
  • Pickup is available from all hotels and other accommodation in Reykjavik. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking.
  • The pick-up is between 8:30 am and 9:00 am, please be ready and wait at your confirmed pick-up location at 7:30 am
  • Small group tour (max. 19 people)
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When
  • The pick-up is between 8:30am and 9am, so please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby or outside your accommodation at 8:30am
  • Thursday and Sunday
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Provider
Gateway to Iceland
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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