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Reykjavik Super Saver: Blue Lagoon Round-Trip Transport plus Golden Circle Half Day Tour
"Blue LagoonThe Blue Lagoon is a unique geothermal spa in a lava field south of Reykjavik. You'll have 2 unguided hours here to do as you please. Perhaps you'll take a relaxing bath or massage in the milky blue-green water of the huge outdoor lagoon. and the sensation of lying in a warm outdoor spa surrounded by snowfields is uniquely relaxing.Choose from a regular bathing experience or upgrade to an exclusive bath for a touch of luxury. Swimming costumes towels and bath robes are available for hire (own expense). If you'd prefer not to bathe perhaps you'd like to take a walk in the Blue Lagoon's spectacular surroundings.Gulfoss and Geysir ExpressIn the afternoon the tour continues from Reykjavik with the Gulfoss and Geysir Express half-day trip. The tour begins with a visit to Thingvellir a geologically unique place where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. The Icelandic parliament Alpingi was established here in 930 and in 2004 Thingvellir was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.You will also see the majestic and beautiful waterfall Gullfoss
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Blue Lagoon Spa with Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik
"A visit of Iceland’s Blue Lagoon will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed for the rest of your trip. If you’re looking for a unique blissful experience while in Reykjavik this is it. A geothermal spa in a lava field south of Reykjavik the Blue Lagoon is one of the most popular sites in Iceland. Its hot water which stays an inviting 96 to 102 degrees Fahrenheit (36 to 39 degrees Celsius) has been known to be wonderful for the skin.The Blue Lagoon's warm water and natural active ingredients (mineral salts silica and blue-green algae) soothe your body and de-stress your mind. The lagoon's white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin and has a revitalizing effect. The blue-green algae nourishes and softens your skin
From EUR79.00
 
Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik
"On a clear night you may be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights swirling in a wild and carefree dance across the heavens painting dramatic shapes colors and patterns on the night sky.This tour is seasonal operating only from September to April.""""Don't miss the opportunity to take a mysterious night trip to witness the famous Northern Lights
From EUR45.00

Whale and Puffin Watching Tips (10)

Take a Boat Tour to see Puffins

The absolute highlight of our stopover in Iceland! My husband is an avid birder, and this was on his Life List. I booked the Puffin Express Cruise to Akurey Island from Reykjavik through Viator, but...
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TravellerMel
Sep 08, 2016

Whale watching

On one of the sunny days i decided to go Whale watching, since i didn´t want to get wet in the cold weather i chose a bigger boat. I did see fairly close but only foe seconds some Minky Whales,...
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lotharscheer
Aug 15, 2016

ABOARD ANDREA & A FEW BODY PARTS

i wrote a tip earlier regarding my whale watching tour which turned out to be not very successful as only two whales were momentarily spotted and most people did not manage to catch a glimpse of them....
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davidjo
Jul 22, 2015

NOW YOU SEE HIM, NOW YOU DON'T

A few companies operate whale watching tours but is it worth it?This morning I boarded a boat for the three hour trip expecting to see at least one whale jump out of the water. We were given a welcome...
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davidjo
Jun 16, 2015

No whales, but dolphins

I fyou want to take the tour, be prepared: apparently dolphins = whales. so you might see only few dolphins jumping. if you are lucky; first time we didn't see anything, so we got other tickets...
ZefirasN
Oct 17, 2014

Whale Watching

Iceland is considered one of the top places in the world to see whales right off the coast. We took the company Special Tours since they allow 2nd and 3rd chances in case you don't see whales and so...
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jlanza29
Oct 13, 2014

The Puffin-express - Puffins in Reykjavík.

The largest puffin colony in the world is in Iceland, in a volcanic island just off the south-shore of Iceland, Vestmannaeyjar or "Westman islands".But you don't have to go far to see puffins in...
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Regina1965
Dec 13, 2013

Whale and puffins watching

If in your travel plans you also have to go the the South and the North of Iceland, avoid wasting time and money in whale and puffins watching tours in Reykjavik.Even if you com back happy because...
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gmg61
Aug 03, 2008

See the Puffin

If you are short on time, you can take a quick trip from downtown Reykjavik out to a small island off the coast where the puffin nest. There are literally thousands of them.
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jlynyc
Sep 28, 2010

Whale Watching Cruise

Iceland is one of the world's greatest destinations for Whale Watching. Tours run about $100 for a 4 hour tour.
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Oct 15, 2006
 
 
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"Reykjavík - my home town."
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"REYKJAVIK, THE CAPITAL IN THE FAR NORTH"
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"Reykjavik's Peculiar Charm"
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Hallgrimskirkja

Worth a visit to this unusual modern cathedral that dominates the skyline of the city. Take the lift to the top for great views across the city and harbour. It is extremely windy up there and in the...
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Hallgrimskirkja

While visiting Hallgrimskirkja do not miss the opportunity of visiting the observation tower which gives the visitor a splendid view over the city. Tickets are 800 kroner to take the elevator to the...
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Perlan

Perlan (literally, "the pearl") is one of Reykjavík's most striking buildings. You will no doubt see it as you come in the city from Keflavík Airport. Built atop the water tanks that supply...
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Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre

I had the chance to keynote for the Iceland Medical assocation at the Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall. what a beautiful place. Harpa which was was designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in...
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Reykjavik 871

This is part of the Reykjavik City Museum; the name actually relates to a layer of tephra was deposited around 871 AD. The plus or minus 2 relates to a degree of accuracy when dating the tephra....
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Videy Island

Viðey is an island off the shore of Reykjavík and it only takes 5 minutes to sail there with Viðeyjarferjan ferry. It is 1,6 km2. In Viðey was an Augustinian monastery from 1235-1539 and excavations...
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