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Reykjanes Peninsula and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
"After leaving the capital you'll start the day by heading for the Reykjanes Peninsula. The peninsula is almost completely covered with old lava flows you will see lava combs and craters of all sizes and shapes plus Iceland's famous tectonic plates.You'll then continue to the lighthouse on the westernmost tip of the peninsula and marvel at this area's rich birdlife. One of the world's biggest north gannet breeding colony is at Eldey Island where surf crashes against the beautiful basalt cliffs. It's a simply stunning sight!Travel to the famous Blue Lagoon for some well-earned relaxation. Once there you have many recreational options to choose from such as walking in the Blue Lagoon's spectacular surroundings bathing in the milky blue-green water
From EUR115.00
 
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
From EUR139.00
 
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

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Reykjavík

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Bus from the Airport

K*Express bus advertises on EasyJet the self checkin printout K*Express bus for € 8 (about 1250 Island Kronen)return to Reykjavik center. which would be a excellent price but their 4 buses per day...
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Smartest Guy in Iceland

If you book the day long Golden Circle Excursion (recommended), your first stop will be at a tomato hot house to see how Iceland can produce foods under glass. Then you can have some tomato soup for...
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kaloz
Feb 14, 2015

The Blue Lagoon

Even though this is an obvious tourist trap (you can tell by the lack of locals), that doesn't mean that you should not do this, it is a beautiful setting. Do not book this in the middle of your stay,...
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kaloz
Feb 13, 2015

5000 Isk for bathrobe and towels

The Blue Lagoon trip is a MUST but do tell yourself it is also a MUST to bring your own towels/bath robes. We were being charged closed to 5000 Isk for RENTING 2x towels and 2x bathrobe, like every...
MavarickChng
Dec 10, 2011

Seafood Cellar - people with more money than sense

I have been to many fusion restaurants in London and around the world, and the Seafood Cellar was simply a traumatising evening out, and indeed the worst dining experience in my life. Judging by the...
victorfraga
Mar 24, 2009

Café Paris

This restaurant on Austurvollur is a tourist trap. Do not be lured in because they have seating outside and a good location. The price is way too high compared to the quality of service and food. The...
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halfdeaf
Jul 08, 2008
 
 
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Northern Lights trip

While the Northern Lights trips don't run when it's cloudy, they do run when it's full moon and there's equally little chance of seeing the Northern Lights (see picture). It's not a particularly...
thumperbunny
Oct 21, 2006

Natural History Muesum

Well it is what it is. For a tourist it is a trap because all the exhibits were in Icelandic. To make matters worse, the whole museum is two medium sized rooms and several flights of stairs with...
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seamandrew
Feb 27, 2004

Top Hotels in Reykjavík

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Sudurlandsbraut 2, Reykjavik, 108, Iceland
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Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland
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Nautholsvegur 52, 101
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Ingolfsstraeti 1, Reykjavi­k, 101, Iceland
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Hofdatorg , 105
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Top Things to Do in Reykjavík

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Blue Lagoon

It was August, it was +6 and rain, and we were sitting neck-deep in Blue Lagoon in the water +38 and even the cold rain, which was falling on our heads didn`t bother us. The experience is...
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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 - The Pearl

There are telescopes on the view deck that you can see through if you have a few coins to spare, but it is not necessary as there is an excellent view of the old town and the nearby peninsula. Among...
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Golden Circle Tour

Reykjavik Excursions runs many excursions from the BSI Bus Terminal including the very popular Golden Circle which takes you outside the city to see some of the natural wonders of Iceland. This day...
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Lake Tjornin

This pavilion was constructed in 1923 and was the first building in the city that was solely to be a music venue. This is where the park that it was in got its name as Hljoniskallin (pavilion) Park....
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Sólfarið - The Sun Voyager

It's not a bad sculpture at all, and it does call to mind the Viking history of Iceland, though that was not the original intent of the artist. If you read the wikipedia entry for this sculpture, it...
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Top 5 Reykjavík Writers

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Regina1965

"Reykjavík - my home town."
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davidjo

"REYKJAVIK, THE CAPITAL IN THE FAR NORTH"
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acemj

"Reykjavik's Peculiar Charm"
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kaloz

"Iceland - Over the Pole"
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peach93

"The Land of Fire and Ice"
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