Reykjavík Tourist Traps

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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Reykjavík

  • 1. 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...

  • 2. 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....

  • 3. 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...

  • 4. 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...

  • 5. 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...

  • 6. 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...

  • 7. 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...

  • 8. 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...

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